Super Long Nile Cruise Sailing Dates

Esna to Aswan Dahabeya

6

Days

5 nights

Saturday

Monday

Thursday

 

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Check in – Esna – El Hegz Island

Transfer from Luxor to Esna (around 60 KM to the north), embarkation onboard of our Dahabeya cruise boat, and we start sailing to El Hegz Island, a small island in the north of Edfu. During the trip (4 to 5 hours of sailing on the Nile), lunch will be served and guests can enjoy the views. After arrival at El Hegz Island, dinner will be served on board. Overnight on board.

Day 2: El Kab – Edfu Temple – Fawaza Island

While we sail to El Kab, you can enjoy breakfast on the deck at your leisure. After visiting El Kab’s temple, we will continue sailing on to Edfu. After lunch, we will visit the Edfu temple, one of the largest and most intact monuments in Egypt. The entrance to the temple is guarded by two beautiful granite statues of the falcon god. After visiting the temple, we will have time to explore the bazaar to barter for souvenirs, spices or perfumes. We will then set sail to Fawaza Island.
Dinner and overnight on board

Day 3: Gabal el Silsilah – Meneha Island

After breakfast onboard of our Dahabeya, we set sail early to Gebel El Silsila to visit the temple. Later, we continue sailing and enjoy fabulous scenery of river banks while sailing to Meneha Island. Dinner onboard in front of the illuminated temple
Overnight on board.

Day 4: Kom Ombo – Daraw – Kopania

We have our breakfast onboard as we sail on to Kom Ombo. As we sail, listen to the sound of the water buffalo wading in the shallow water, or admire the variety of bird life on the river. When we arrive to Kom Ombo, we will go with our guide to visit the Greco Roman Temple at Kom Ombo, built symmetrically with two entrances, two halls and two sanctuaries dedicated to Horus the elder and crocodile god Sobek.
Later, sail again and have our lunch as we head to Daraw, where we will visit the animal and vegetables market “El Souk”, famous for its camel market. We will then sail to the small island of Kopania, where we will enjoy dinner and overnight onboard.

Day 5: Aswan

Enjoy the privilege and luxury of days gone by as we sail to Aswan, the gateway to Nubia and Sudan. The trip takes about three hours, during which we will have our breakfast onboard. After arriving to Aswan, our tour guide will take us to first visit in Aswan, the High Dam, then we continue to visit Temple of Philae followed by Unfinished Obelisk located at the Granite Quarries of the souk of Aswan. Upon returning to the ship, we will enjoy a farewell dinner with Arabic and oriental music. Overnight on board.

Day 6: Aswan – Check out

After breakfast, we will disembark from our Dahabeya and transfer to your destination in Aswan

Notes

Sailing schedule is subject to change without prior notice due to navigational circumstances, but all sites will be maintained

 

Package includes:

  • 5 nights onboard of Dahabeya
  • All meals included (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Soft drinks
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in itinerary
  • Round trip transfers in Luxor and Aswan
  • Professional English speaking guide (all major languages are available)
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sites
  • Air conditioned vehicles for transfers and tours
  • Assistance of Stylish Holidays during tour

 

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Stylish Holidays

6 Madfaiaa Buildings, Beside City Stars

Nasr City - Cairo - Egypt

Tel: +20 2 2690 8570 / 71 - 2418 3641

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