Felucca Explorer

Overview

Trip Duration

5 days / 4 nights

Trip Operates

Daily

Route Map

 

Nothing can beat sailing in a quiet rig that was designed thousands of years ago, with our felucca sailing program, we will see how local Egyptian spend their days along Nile river banks, and find out more about ancient Egyptians from their temples and tombs

Program Itinerary Summary
Day 1

Meet at Aswan, and visit High Dam, temple of Philae and Unfinished Obelisk
Overnight at hotel in Aswan

Day 2

Transfer from hotel to board the Nile Felucca. Sail with felucca and visit Elephantine island and Kitchener island
Sail to Kom Ombo

Day 3

Felucca sailing to Kom Ombo

Day 4

Felucca sailing, disembarkation and transfer by coach to visit Kom Ombo temple, Edfu Temple and Luxor temple and overnight at hotel in Luxor

Day 5

Check out from hotel and visit Luxor West bank: Valley of the King, temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon
Transfer to Luxor airport/train station

Sightseeing Highlights

High Dam

Temple of Philae

Unfinished Obelisk

Kom Ombo Temple

Edfu Temple

Luxor West Bank

Kings Valley

Temple of El Deir El Bahari

Colossi of Memnon

Karnak Temple

Luxor Temple

 

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Check in – Aswan

You will be picked up from Aswan train station/airport by Stylish Holidays representative, whom will take you to join your tour guide in Aswan. You will visit the High Dam and its huge lake then take a short ferry ride to Philae Temple this Romantic and Majestic Temple. And onward to unfinished Obelisk
Later, you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight in Aswan

Day 2: Aswan – Felucca sailing

After breakfast at your hotel, we will head to start our sailing journey in the Nile. We will board our traditional felucca boat and start to visit Elephantine Island and Kitchener Island after which you will sail towards Kom Ombo
A relaxing day on board the felucca
Overnight on the felucca

Day 3: Felucca sailing

After enjoying your breakfast on the Nile
Free time on Felucca
Overnight on the felucca

Day 4: Felucca Sailing – Kom Ombo – Edfu - Luxor

After breakfast onboard of the felucca, we disembark from the felucca and transferred by coaches to visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek & Haroeies in Kom Ombo, the crocodile god of Nubian.
We will continue with our guide to visit the magnificent great temple of Horus (god of protraction)
Later on, we will drive to Luxor, where we will visit the temple of Luxor
In afternoon, we will check at our hotel in Luxor
Evening free time in Luxor
Overnight in Luxor

Day 5: Luxor

We will have our breakfast early morning at hotel and check out, then start exploring the open air museum of Luxor; we will cross to Luxor West Bank, and visit the Valley of the Kings, temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon
Later we will back again to Luxor East Bank and visit the Karnak temple
Transfer to Luxor train station/airport for departure.

PS. Sailing schedule is subject to change without prior notice due to water levels and navigation conditions, meanwhile all mentioned sites will be maintained or exchanged with other sites

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Prices & Dates

 

Departure Dates
DateGroup SizeAvailablePrice in DoublePrice in SingleSituation
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On Request

 

Package includes
  • 1 nights accommodation in Aswan with breakfast
  • 2 nights accommodation onboard of Felucca with all meals
  • 1 night accommodation in Luxor with breakfast
  • Beverage onboard of felucca (Soft Drinks and Mineral water) during meals.
  • Professional English speaking guide (all languages are available) during the trip
  • Entrance fees for all sites as per program itinerary
  • Round trip transfers
  • Air conditioned coaches for all transfers and tours
  • All taxes and service charge
  • Assistance of Stylish Holidays during tour
Package excludes
  • Airfares
  • Entry Visa
  • Tips
  • Beverage during meals expect indicated
  • Any personal expenses

 

 

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Optional Tours

Aswan Optional Tours ↓

High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceWatch the modern engineering miracle of the famous High Dam in Aswan. And watch the ancient engineering miracle or building the Obelisks. After that pay a visit to the elegant temple of Philae dedicated to goddess Isis, goddess of magic.

Nubian Museum Aswan

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceInterested in Nubian culture, need to know more about the Nubian civilization, then you should pay a visit to the Nubian Museum, which displays thousands of Nubian antiquities that would have been lost under the waters of Lake Nasser after constructing High Dam of Aswan

Kalabsha Temple Aswan

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceEnjoy a half day tour to visit Kalabsha temple, which lies on the west bank of Lake Nasser, which is dedicated to the Egyptian god Horus and the Nubian god Mandulis

Camel Market of Darau

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceMake a completely different experience while in Aswan and watch the one of the world's largest gathering of camels, known as the “Ship of the Desert”, at the Camel Market in Darau. The Darau Camel market takes place every Tuesday. Different people heading to the market to purchase healthy & cheap meat. You will find different foreigners & tourists who have travelled from all over the world to visit this famous market

Nubian Village by felucca

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceExplore the Nubian Village in Aswan by strolling through shady alleys and gardens is a wonderful way to experience life on modern Elephantines. At Nubian house, the owner serves tea, sells Nubian handicrafts, and can arrange live music and dancing or henna 'tattoos' with local women.

Aswan to Abu Simbel by Bus

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceGet ready for an inspiring early morning trip to visit Abu Simbel. The two Temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered the masterpieces of ancient Egypt. The Egyptian government and UNESCO decided to co-operate in order to save these temples from the flood.

Sound & Light Show at Philae

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceThe spectacular Sound and Light Show at Philae temple will help you to imagine how the life has been thousands years ago! You will know about it through the legendary Sound & Light Shows which are played at Philae temple, its historical & culture values are simply beyond description, latest lighting laser and projection technologies are utilized to visualize mysteries of the pharaonic civilization, every year hundreds of thousands attend these magnificent spectaculars to relive the legand.

St. Simeon Monastery

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceSpend a sensational day tour to St. Simeon Monastery which is located on a hill in the desert on the west bank of the Nile River in Aswan. It is one of the largest and best-preserved Coptic monasteries in Egypt. Most of the construction is said to have taken place during the 7th century and the site was historically significant for Nubian Christians

Kom Ombo & Edfu

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceWhile in Aswan, expand your sightseeing to Kom Ombo and Edfu cities, which have remarkable temples. Kom Ombo Temple, which stands on a high ground overlooking the River Nile. Then onto Edfu Temple which is dedicated to god Horus and it considered the best preserved cult temple in Egypt.

Felucca trip in the Nile

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceSail on the Nile as ancient Egyptians, using a felucca to experience one of the most famous ways to sail on the Nile River in Aswan. The felucca is a traditional sailing boat made of wood that is used especially for river sailing. They are especially popular along the Nile River in Egypt.

Luxor Optional Tours ↓

Day trip to Edfu and kom Ombo

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceGet excited by our daily excursions to the to Edfu and Kom Ombo by horse carriage to visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus and then transfer to see to the Temple of Kom Ombo standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile.

Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceExperience the beauty of the Temples of Karnak illuminated against the darkness of night as the pharaohs of the New Kingdom take you to a journey into Ancient Egyptian history at the Karnak Temples, the greatest example of worship in history and was dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu.

The West Bank

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceExplore Valley of the Kings which is magnificent in its grandeur of architecture, Valley of The Kings containing the masterpieces of the ancient Egyptian tombs and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only Pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt

Luxor to Dendara & Abydos

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceCover all Luxor major sites in one day, where you will visit the East bank and West bank monuments like Karnak Temples, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut also known as El Dier El Baharai temple.

Nile Cruise trip to Dendara Temple

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceEnjoy a one Day Nile Cruise trip to Dendara Temple. Sail from Luxor to Dendara along Nile river by boat to see the well preserved Temple of Hathor, Temple of Isis and Coptic Basilica

Trip to Cairo by flight

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceDo not miss a blissful day sightseeing tour in Cairo while in Luxor. To cover the most attraction of Egypt, you should visit Cairo, which includes Great Pyramids of Giza, The mighty Sphinx, the Unique Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo Coptic churches, and Khan El Khalili Bazaar

The East Bank

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceA short tour to Luxor’s East Bank temples will gave you a great example of the old ancient Pharaohs live and warship. Karnak Temples, the greatest example of worship in history. And the Temple of Luxor which was dedicated to Amoun- Ra.

Full day Tour in Luxor

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceCover all Luxor major sites in one day, where you will visit the East bank and West bank monuments like Karnak Temples, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut also known as El Dier El Baharai temple.

 

Contact Information

Stylish Holidays - Adventure Division

6 Madfaiaa Buildings, Beside City Stars
Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +20 2 26908570/71
Fax: +20 2 2418 3642
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