6 Days Nile Cruise Dahabiya
Real Life Egypt have revived this luxurious mode of traveling, making the boats more comfortable and adding more facilities. We hope you will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to sail down the Nile, exploring some of Egypt’s ancient sites.
Dahabiyas can berth at any suitable place
on the banks of the Nile allows for a more flexible itinerary and a more enjoyable exploration of the river.
Transfer from Luxor to Esna, arriving at Esna around 11am. Esna is home to the Temple of Khnum and is only a short walk from where the dahabiya is moored to start, once your luggage is on board then a crew member will walk you to the small but beautiful temple. Returning to the boat for lunch and start of your journey along the Nile.
During breakfast we move down to El Kab where there is the great mud brick wall surrounding the temple of Nekbet, walking through the small fishing village on to see the tombs of which there are 4, returning to the boat for lunch and sailing onto Edfu. Visiting the temple in the afternoon and then mooring at El Fowersi Island for the night.
Sailing down to Wadi Chat arriving in the afternoon and then taking a walk along the desert road dipping into the ancient caravan trail which has some interesting pieces of art along the trail, meeting the boat down at Gebel Silsila where we moor for the night in front of Horemhebs Chapel.
After breakfast taking in the Horemheb Chapel at Silsila with a short stroll looking at the stellas along the river, returning to the boat where we sail down to Ferris a village known for its vast mango growing and for those that want to take a dip in the Nile here is a good place and after lunch will be served. Sailing down to Manea where we moor for the night.
After breakfast visit the temple of Sobek and Horus at Komombo returning for lunch and continue to sail spending the night at Companea Village and having a great view of the Aswan Suspension Bridge.
Breakfast is served on deck and once packed then you will be ready to transfer into Aswan Town and your hotel or the airport.
1-Transfers to the boat from Luxor
2-Transfer from the boat into Aswan
3- All meals, tea coffee and bottled water
4- Entrance fees to the sites and guide
1-Alcoholic drinks (available at an extra cost).
2-Tipping for the crew.
2- Tipping for the guide.