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In Days Gone, Sail On The Nile Was In A Sandal, Dahabiyya or Felucca

Sailing Boats, Sandal Dahabiya Cruise In Egypt

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Nile cruise itineraries

includes:
  • transports
  • sight seeing
  • food
  • cruise

Classical Dahabiya or Sandal 6 day itinerary - Esna to Aswan

Day 1

After breakfast, departure to Esna, port of Dahabeya. start the cruise, sail to El-Hegz. Overnight aboard.

Day 2

Sail to El-Kab. The Temple of meeting between Hathor and Horus. The village and homemade Belgian "jewel of Arab architecture. Lunch aboard for the sail to Edfu. The Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god Horus. BBQ on the beach of the island of Fawaz. Night aboard.

Day 3

Sail to Jebel Silsila. The Temple of the time of Horemheb. Walk through the old quarry where the stones were extracted temples. Night aboard.

Day 4

Sail to Fares. Crossing the gardens. Dinner around a campfire on the island of Manihi. Night aboard anchored.

Day 5

Sail to Kom Ombo. The popular market. The Temple dedicated to double the crocodile Sobek and the hawk Haroeris. Evening on the island of Cobania with villagers. Night aboard.

Day 6

Sail to Aswan. Arrival and pleasant ride by felucca around the Elephantine Island. End of cruise.

Classical Dahabiya 3 day itinerary - Aswan to Esna

Day 1

Transfer from your favorite point in Aswan to the boat. Lunch on board. Sailing on the Nile to Kom Ombo. Admire the different life of birds on the river. Dinner and night on board.

Day 2

After the breakfast, visit the Greco Roman temple of Kom Ombo, the union of two adjoining temples: The right temple is dedicated to Sobek, the god of fertility, also considered the creator of the world; the one on the left is dedicated to Horus, the solar warrior god. Lunch on board while sailing on the Nile to the island of Gabal el silsilah another frequent destination. Visit the temple of Horemheb. The evening dinner at the illuminated temple or on the upper deck of the boat. Night on board.

Day 3

Breakfast on board, two-hour visit Edfu temple (the temple of Edfu archaeological importance and high conservation status has a center for tourism in Egypt). Lunch on board. Enjoy the sailing on the Nile to Esna.

Luxury Dahabieh 4 day itinerary - Aswan to Luxor

Day 1

Transfer from your favorite point in Aswan to the boat, visit the High Dam and boat ride to Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis and visit the site. Lunch, Dinner and night on board.

Day 2

Breakfast on board. Navigation on the Nile towards Kom Ombo. After lunch on board, leave for the Kom Ombo temple visit. Back to the boat. Navigation to the village of Al Mansouriya. Dinner on board Night next to Al Mansouriya village.

Day 3

Breakfast on board. Navigation on the Nile towards Esna. Lunch on board. Passage of the esna lock. Navigation on the Nile to Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 4

Your cruise ends with breakfast and the visit of Luxor. Disembarkation. Visit of the necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the Kings, the funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari and the two Colossi of Memnon. Transfer to your favorite point in Luxor.

Day 5

Breakfast on board, free morning at your leisure in Aswan. Lunch on board while sailing back on the Nile to Kom Ombo. Visit the illuminated temple of Kom Ombo. Return to the boat and navigation on the Nile towards Edfu. Dinner, the Galabiya Party in the evening and night on board.

Luxury Dahabieh 5 day itinerary - Luxor to Aswan

Day 1

Transfer from your favorite point in Luxor to the boat. Lunch on board, Visit of the two temples Luxor and Karnak. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 2

West bank of the Nile, After the breakfast we leave for the visit of the necropolis of Thebes: the Valley of Kings, the funeral temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari and the two colossi of Memnon. After lunch on board, sailing on the Nile to Esna. Dinner and overnight aboard dahabia next to an island.

Day 3

Breakfast on board. Passage of the Esna Lock. Sailing on the Nile to Edfu. After lunch on board, leave for the visit of the Temple of Efou. Sailing on the Nile to the island of Al Ramady. Dinner on the island. Night on board at Al Ramady.

Day 4

Early morning sailing on the Nile to Kom Ombo. After breakfast on board, leave for the Kom Ombo Temple (lunch). Lunch on board while sailing on the Nile to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 5

Your cruise ends with breakfast and the visit of Aswan. Disembarkation. visit the High Dam and boat ride to Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis and visit the site. Transfer to your favorite point in Aswan.

Felucca Itineraries

2 days Downriver From Aswan to Kom Ombo

Day 1

Transfer from your favorite point in Aswan to the boat, lunch on board. Sail along the Nile River to Kom Ombo all day aboard our felucca cruise, watching the beautiful scenery pass us by and locals waving to us as the wash, swim and fish in the river. We can sit back, relax and absorb the local culture. Admire the different life of birds on the river. Dinner and night on board.

Day 2

Your felucca cruise ends with breakfast, visit the Greco Roman temple of Kom Ombo, the union of two adjoining temples: The right temple is dedicated to Sobek, the god of fertility, also considered the creator of the world; the one on the left is dedicated to Horus, the solar warrior god. Transfer by private car to Luxor, by the way visit Edfu temple (the temple of Edfu archaeological importance and high conservation status has a center for tourism in Egypt). Transfer to your favorite point in Luxor.

Day 3

Breakfast on board. Navigation on the Nile towards Esna. Lunch on board. Passage of the esna lock. Navigation on the Nile to Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board.

3 days Downriver From Aswan to Edfu

Day 1

Transfer from your favorite point in Aswan to the boat, lunch on board. Sail along the Nile River to Kom Ombo all day aboard our felucca cruise, watching the beautiful scenery pass us by and locals waving to us as the wash, swim and fish in the river. We can sit back, relax and absorb the local culture. Admire the different life of birds on the river. Dinner and night on board.

Day 2

Your felucca cruise ends with breakfast, visit the Greco Roman temple of Kom Ombo, the union of two adjoining temples: The right temple is dedicated to Sobek, the god of fertility, also considered the creator of the world; the one on the left is dedicated to Horus, the solar warrior god. Sail along the Nile River to Edfu all day aboard our felucca cruise, watching the beautiful scenery pass us by and locals waving to us as the wash, swim and fish in the river. Admire the different life of birds on the river. Dinner and overnight aboard.

Day 3

Your felucca cruise ends with breakfast, visit Edfu temple (the temple of Edfu archaeological importance and high conservation status has a center for tourism in Egypt). Transfer by private car to your favorite point in Luxor.

highlights

cost includes
  • 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 Nights Accommodation on your chosen sailboat on Full Board basis
  • All the transfers and the visits according to the itinerary will be by private air-conditioned car
  • The entrance fees for the mentioned sites according to the itinerary are included
  • Private English speaking guide during the visits according to the itinerary
  • All taxes are included
COST EXCLUDES:
  • International and domestic flights - please consult Page flights
  • All option excursions
  • All drinks
  • All gratuities and tips
  • All the personal expenses
TOUR CONDITIONS:
  • All bookings are subject to a reconfirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book airline tickets until you have received confirmation
  • Complete operator information, including local phone numbers at your destination, is shown on your booking confirmation. You must print and bring confirmation during your trip as they serve as proof of payment.
  • Prices may vary and are subject to availability by season, weekend and / or holiday.
  • We reserve the right to change the terms of visit for proper travel operation

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