Dahabiya (Sailing Boat) 8 Days: From Luxor to Aswan

Tour Description

7 Nights / 8 Days, Luxor – Aswan

Tour Highlights

Karnak Temple – Luxor Temple – Valley of Kings – Queen Hatchepsut Temple – Colossi of Memnon – Edfu Temple – Kom Ombo Temple – The High Dam – Philae Temple.

Day (01)
Embarkation in Luxor for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a Luxuriously appointed Dahabeya
After Lunch, an Excursion to visit the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak, with its vast hypostyle hall of 137 columns, followed by the imposing 28th Dynasty Luxor Temple
Overnight moored on the Nile Banks of Luxor

Day (02)
You will visit the West Bank for visits to the burial places of Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings – where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Continue to the adjacent Valley of the Queens, the temple of Medinet Habu, and the Colossi of Memnon
Sail on the way to Esna (noon time);
Overnight nearby Esna

Day (03)
Today will be a leisurely day; After Breakfast
Commence sailing
Overnight moored beside a Nile Island

Day (04)
This morning you will sail to Edfu
Visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu
Overnight moored beside a Nile Island

Day (05)
Today you will sail on the way to Kom Ombo
Overnight moored beside a Nile Island

Day (06)
Visit kom Ombo to see the Ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, god of the morning sun
A leisurely day sailing to Aswan and
moored nearby Aswan bridge

Day (07)
Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam (completed in 1971); the Old Dam (completed in 1902)
You will also visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, a structure rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam’s construction

Day (08)
Breakfast aboard the Dehabeya

Itineraries may be changed without prior notice due to navigational circumstances.


Package includes

Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Transfers & tours all over Egypt are operated in an A/C van
Guiding fees for English (Or other language) speaking Egyptologist guide
All entrance fees to all Sightseeing, as mentioned in our program
English speaking tour manager escorting guests from the Airport to Hotel and vice versa

Package excludes

  • International Air Tickets
  • Entrance Visa fees
  • Gratuities & Tips for tour guides, tour escort, Egyptologist and drivers
  • All Charges not mentioned mineral water, laundry, personal calls, and other items of
  • personal nature.
  • Departure/airport taxes

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