Nile Dahabeya from Aswan to Esna

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you will like

  • Karnak Temple, Phila temple , Edfu temple and Komombo temple
  • The ancient sites visited from Aswan to Luxor
  • Typical mouthwatering meals on the Dahabiya Terrace
  • Silent descent on the Nile and nights on board

A charming and magical discovery of Upper Egypt with a descent of the Nile in a traditional Egyptian small boat (Dahabeya) A special 3-days itinerary starting from Aswan to Esna. Enjoy the rhythm of life on the magic river from a deck chair on the half-shaded sun deck, combining superb tours, mouthwatering traditional meals ,freshly prepared on board and served on the terrace, and attentive personal service. Enjoy unique sites , such as the temples of Horus and Sobek, Gebel El Silsila, and much more.

price includes

  • Guide (Egyptologist) English-speaking On-site transfers.
  • 2 nights Full board accommodation on Dahabeya.
  • 1 Night accommodation in Luxor Winter Palace "Pavilion" or alternatives 5 stars.
  • All Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Entrance fees in the program sites.

price excludes

  • International flights.
  • Tipping ,Extra options and extensions.
  • Any Extras Not Mentioned In The Itinerary.

itinerary

Day 1 - Phila - Kom Ombo (Dahabeya)

after Breakfast , start the visit with the Temple of Philae, constructed in the 3rd century BC in the Greco Roman era as the cult center of the goddess Isis. After the day tour, we will drive back to our Dahabeya cruiser, so we can enjoy the tasty lunch then the boat will be landed at the location of the city of Kom Ombo, where we will visit Temple of Sobek & Haroeris, established in the Ptolemaic period, completed in the Roman era, and was dedicated to two gods, the local crocodile, Sobek and the famous eagle god, Haroeris.

Dinner and overnight on the Boat 

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Kom Ombo

Enjoy your delicious breakfast on your Dahabeya, and then visit the famous quarrying of Gebel Silsilah.
Next your Dahabiya will sail to Edfou where you will be taken to see the Temple of god Horus. It's the best preserved ancient temple ever discovered in Egypt. After your tour, we will sail towards Esna.
Dinner and Overnight on board

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

luxor

Breakfast at the Dahabeya  then transfer to Luxor. Visit Karnak Temple and over night in Luxor Hotel 

Breakfast

After breakfast, Check out Transfer to Luxor airport for the flight back home. Thank you for visiting Egypt!

Breakfast

technical sheet

Accommodation
  • 2 suites with private terrace "18 m2" and 8 double cabins "16 m2"
  • Comfortable beds.
  • Safe
  • A beautiful panoramic view of the Nile
  • Electricity 220v --- 24v at night "Normal electrical outlet Type C"

Our cooker with his great experience in 5 star hotels, we prepare the very good typical Egyptian cuisine very varied often between 6 to 10 different dishes with each meal.
When arriving on the boat, do not forget to ask him if you have any preferences for meals: vegetarian or other food allergies ...
In the morning: pancakes, bread, jam, honey, butter, cheese, milk, coffee, tea, fresh fruit juice
Lunch: chicken, fish, meat, vegetables, mixed salad, rice, pasta, seasonal fruits
Dinner: Different soups every night, mixed salad, rice, meat, chicken, Egyptian pastries …
Drinks: All soft drinks are included on the boat "mineral water, tea, coffee, juice. Only to regulate alcoholic beverages or cans "Beer, wine, Coca ..."
Drinks are not included in hotels and restaurants.

All cabins are equipped with private toilet and shower.

The list of clothes must be adapted according to the chosen season.

  • 1 sun hat or cap
  • 1 scarf or cheche
  • T-shirts (prefer short-sleeved t-shirts)
  • Wide, lightweight, comfortable and versatile canvas pants. For hiking, you can take a crop.
  • Socks: provide thin socks for hiking and thicker for the evening.
  • Sweaters or fleece for the evening.
  • 1 swimsuit
  • 1 pair of light hiking shoes (firm sole) to wear with socks
  • 1 pair of hiking sandals
  • 1 pair of sandals or relaxing shoes for the evening (the floors of the Dahabeya being wooden you will be asked to take off your shoes when arriving on the boat).

Visa:

Visa required for Europeen travelers .You can travel to Egypt with your passport or identity card
the easiest way is when you arrive in Egypt for about 25 euros. If traveling with an ID card and purchasing the visa on arrival, provide a photo ID. Our representative will be inside the airport to facilitate your visa upon arrival and will accompany you to your hotel.

Gratuities (Tipping)

This practice is rooted in tradition, and is done as part of an exchange in appreciation of a given work. At the end of a trip, it is customary to show your satisfaction by tipping the team of sailors and guide who accompanied you during your trip. This is of course to evaluate according to the satisfaction brought. Thank you for following the advice of your guides.
Expect 5 euro per person per night (~ 50 euro / person),