4 DAYS DAHABIYA NILE CRUISE FROM ASWAN TO LUXOR

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Luxor / Aswan

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Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: Aswan the beautiful city known for the Nubian heritage

Arrive in Aswan, our tour guide will welcome you and begin your day  by visiting Aswan highlights.

Today’s sightseeing includes:
Aswan High Dam: visit the famous Aswan High Dam, an engineering miracle used as an embankment dam situated across the Nile River, built in the 1960’s to protect Egypt from annual floods.

Temple of Philae: visit the great philae island temple. a boat trip to the Temple of Philae, which was built in honor of goddess Isis.

Unfinished Obelisk: Continue to the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries of Aswan where much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from. The Unfinished Obelisk located in the Northern Quarry still lies where it was carved when a crack was discovered as it was being hewn from the rock. Your qualified Egyptologist guide will explain how the 100 tons obelisk was carved, and why the crack caused it to be abandoned.

Then, Board your Dahabiya cruise boat. Enjoy lunch. Later, Ride Like a Local around the Aswan Islands in a felucca, while enjoying a refreshing Scenic Sundowner.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner.

Day 2: Enjoy sailing- Visit Kom Ombo

the Dahabiya will star to sail to kom ombo. Enjoy sailing and have your delicious lunch on the sun deck during sailing. Enjoy Aswan views and take rare photos of Aswan islands in the both sides of the Nile. watch the professional captain of the Dahabiya who wear mostly galabiya the official dress of upper Egypt men while he move from the port slowly step by step between the another cruises and motor boats. the Egyptian culture around you every where. the Dahabiya sail by the Nubian islands where you will find their children play and their men and women work at the green fields. small fish boats, villages which is full of splendid Egyptian culture. it is great chance to have unique photos of the real culture.

Today’s sightseeing includes:
Kom Ombo Temple: Stop In Kom Ombo, you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, which is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek. enjoy sailing to Gebel Silsileh which was a very famous quarrying area throughout all of ancient Egypt due to the quality of the building stone quarried here. The site is a rich archaeological area having temples cut directly on the hills. Our Dahebieh will sail right to the foot of this majestic mountain where we will have the peaceful luxury of being the only boat to be docked in this area.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 3: Sail to Luxor – Luxor East bank

Today’s sightseeing includes:

Temple of Karnak: Karnak Temple, the greatest example of worship in the history, dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu.

Luxor Temple:  it was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramses’ II during the 19th Dynasty.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Luxor West Bank Tour

Today’s sightseeing includes:

Valley of the Kings: the Valley Of The Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial, there are many kings buried in this valley. The most known tombs are King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tut-Ankh-Amon, King Ramssess VI, King Mrenptah and AmonhotepII.

Temple of Hatshepsut: at Deir el Bahari: the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut that known as El Dir El Bahari which was built by Queen Hatshepsut the daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately 1490-1469 B.C), the only pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt.

Colossi of Memnon: The Colossi of Memnon which is remains of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.

Stop At: Luxor Eat typical Egyptian lunch in local house where you can touch the real Egyptian culture and have unique photos with an Egyptian family

Final transfer to your hotel in Luxor, train station or airport with unique photos and unforgettable memories.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

Itinerary is subject to modification according to navigational and security restrictions without prior notice.

 

Included
  • Pick up from airport, train station or hotel in Aswan.
  • 3 night cruise with full board &Soft drinks.
  • Air conditioned cabins.
  • All the tours on the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to all sites on the itinerary.
  • Certified professional tour guides.
  • Hotel or airport transfer in Luxor.
Excluded
  • Internal Air: Cairo/ Aswan; Luxor/ Cairo. We recommend booking your domestic flight (Cairo to Aswan, before 10 am) AND (Luxor to Cairo after 13:00) so that you'll be able to make the most of your cruise itinerary.
  • Tipping (Gratuities for your tour guides,drivers and cruise crew).
  • COVID testWe provide access to COVID test to prepare for return flight (You pay the cost to the laboratory).
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Price per Person per Trip

Summer Rates Per Person (May- Sep)

Per Person in Double Cabin
Per Single Cabin
4 Days/3 Nights
900
1275
5 Days/4 Nights
1100
1400

Winter Rates Per Person (Oct-April)

Per Person in Double Cabin
Per Single Cabin
4 Days/3 Nights
970
1275
5 Days/4 Nights
1200
1500

Prices policy

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children policy

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children policy

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
Reviews

star rating  Excellent organisation from Daniel and the team! Would highly recommend them as everything went smoothly with everything being in time and the tours guided by enthusiastic Guides who were highly... read more

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September 16, 2023

star rating  Very beautiful! Unforgettable experience - Daniel and his team were perfect! Every excursion was beautiful and everything went good, especially the efficiency and the kindness of the guides. They were always on time and available... read more

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August 29, 2023

star rating  Great Experience 👍 - We loved working with EZ Tour Egypt. We did a 5-day 4-night Nile cruise with additional days before and after for Luxor and Abu Simbel. Daniel was very responsive and... read more

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August 29, 2023

star rating  Beyond our expectations- wonderful - It was one of our best experiences ever.
Not only for the amazing attractions and the quality of the cruise, but most of all for the constant support we had... read more

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August 28, 2023

star rating  Perfect Tours Aswan, Luxor, Hurghada - Daniel and his tour agency are world class. They were on-time, professional, and made sure that we saw everything we planned for. We did a number of tours with this... read more

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March 16, 2023

star rating  Daniel and his tour agency are world class. They were on-time, professional, and made sure that we saw everything we planned for. We did a number of tours with this... read more

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March 16, 2023

star rating  So good, I booked it a second time - In 2019 I had the same tour with my brother. In 2023 I came back to Luxor and had to do it again with a friend of mine. The... read more

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February 18, 2023

star rating  We had an amazing time im Cairo with Sam, and in Luxor with Daniel!
Both are incredible guides with lots of interesting informations!
Luxor, I must say is in my... read more

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February 18, 2023

star rating  We had an amazing time im Cairo with Sam, and in Luxor with Daniel!
Both are incredible guides with lots of interesting informations!
Luxor, I must say is in my... read more

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February 18, 2023

star rating  Daniel did a very nice, well organised tour of the main sightseeing points in Luxor. He is very well read and knowledgable regarding the topics of ancient egypt and also... read more

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February 15, 2023

star rating  Abu Simbel was unforgetable. Just amazing. Like the rest of the trip. Experience to remember. Definitely a trip to recommend.

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February 10, 2023

star rating  We did a full day private of Luxor Temple and Karnak temple with EZ Tours Egypt as well as a private transfer from Luxor to Hurghada. Both were excellent. The... read more

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February 8, 2023

star rating  We did a full day private of Luxor Temple and Karnak temple with EZ Tours Egypt as well as a private transfer from Luxor to Hurghada. Both were excellent. The... read more

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February 8, 2023

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January 13, 2023

star rating  We arranged a Sunrise Balloon Ride in Luxor with Daniel and everything was perfect, from the timely pickup, great balloon company and excellent experience on the balloon ride. Right after... read more

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January 13, 2023

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