Movenpick Feddya Dahabeya Luxury Nile Cruise

from $5180
Schedule:
A totally unique and utterly different experience to the usual Nile Cruises, this ‘boutique’ style Dahabeya Nile Cruiser sails from Luxor to Aswan. Feddya Dahabeya has 4 suites, and gives you a very personal experience without the crowded larger Nile vessels along the Nile. In Luxor, you will explore the Valley of the Kings along with Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Then heading off down the Nile sailing through Esna onto El Hegz Island, El Kab and Edfu temples, Ramadi Village, Gabal El Selsela, Kom Ombo Temple, El Shakh Fadl island and onto Aswan.
Included:
  • Met and assisted at arrival and departures (Flights and Trains) by Memphis Tours Representative.
  • Expert assistance and guidance during your stay by our Personnel, including all tours mentioned
  • All transfers by private deluxe air condition vehicle.
  • Tour to Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon 
  • Tour to Kom Ombo Temple and Edfu Temple
  • Tour to Gabal El Silsila 
  • Tour to El Kab Temple 
  • Tour to the Aswan High Dam,and Temple of Philae in Aswan
  • Admission fees to the sights throughout the tours
  • Professional English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Applicable taxes for Nile cruise included in the price
  • Bottled water during the tours
  • Free loan of mobile phone charged against 30 min local calls / 3 min. international calls.
Excluded:
  • International airfare to Egypt.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Personal spending.
  • Optional activities.
  • Tipping for boat crew and Guides 
Itinerary:
8 Days - Aswan / Luxor Every Monday

Monday 12:00 noon Embarkation in Aswan

You will be met on arrival at Aswan Airport or Train Station by our Memphis Tours Representative then transferred around 12pm midday to embark on your wonderful Feddaya Dahabeya Boat. A delightful lunch onboard then sailing to Aswan Bridge (considered the Gateway to Aswan and the Nubian culture), a large and impressive structure especially at night. Overnight docking near the bridge.
Meals: lunch and dinner 

Tuesday - ASWAN TOURS

A nice leisurely morning with breakfast and lunch onboard watching the passing boats and scenery before heading off with your expert English speaking Tour Guide to Aswan High Dam. Built in the 1960’s, it provided much needed electricity and irrigation for Egypt. Nubia, the area that was flooded, experienced  the biggest and most thorough archaeological excavations that Egypt has known. Then we go to see the ‘Unfinished Obelisk’ which still lies in the granite quarries which provided ancient Egypt with building materials. Then a visit to Philae Temple, one of the Nubian Temples rescued before the High Dam was built. Enjoy Philae’s long colonnades, towers and reliefs which include the last surviving hieroglyphic and demotic inscriptions in Egypt. Free evening at leisure to explore Aswan with it’s colourful Market with aromas of incense and spices.Overnight in Aswan. 
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner 
 

Wednesday - SAIL TO El SHAKH FADL ISLAND.

Relaxing breakfast and lunch onboard whilst sailing along the Nile watching local life unchanged for centuries, with different species of birds and tranquil settings of islands and palm trees along the green delta. Your personal and friendly crew are happy to answer all of your questions as you sail along and keep you entertained. Enjoy a delicious evening dinner onboard with an overnight stay at El Shakh Fadl island.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner 

Thursday - SAIL TO KOM OMBO

An early breakfast whilst sailing to Kom Ombo arriving around 9.30am. Here, your expert Tour Guide will accompany you to visit Kom Ombo Temple. Of all the ancient Temples in Egypt, this is the only one which is divided into two, to reflect that it is dedicated to two Gods: Sobek, the crocodile god of fertility and the falcon God Haroeris. Kom Ombo is also famous for the depictions of surgeon's instruments, giving us an early record of medicine and surgery in Ancient Egypt. After the tour, you will sail on to Gabal El Silsila which was originally used a quarry site dating back to the 18th Dynasty to Greco-Roman times. On the West Bank are rock cut shrines for Horemheb, Seti I, Ramesses II and Merenptah along with a chapel dedicated by User, Vizier under Hatshepsut. Many talatats used by Akhenaten were quarried from here, and used for sites in Luxor and Amarna. Dinner onboard in the evening with an overnight stay at Gabal El Silsila.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Friday - EDFU TEMPLE AND EL KAB TEMPLE

Today after breakfast, you will arrive at Edfu with your Guide to explore the famous site of the huge Ptolemaic Temple of Horus which is the most complete and best preserved of the Egyptian Temples, consisting of many columns, halls, chambers and chapels. Two statues of Horus flank the twin towered entrance gate; and inside, one of the interesting inscriptions lists the titles of books (scrolls) held in the library. Back onboard for lunch then sailing to  El Kab. Here you will visit El Kab Temple on the east bank of the Nile at Wadi Hillal. It is a  prehistoric and Pharaonic settlement with rock-cut tombs dating from the  18th Dynasty (1550–1295 BC) and also the Ptolemaic period (332–30 BC) which was also  part of the walls of a Coptic monastery.Dinner onboard whilst Sailing to El Hegaz Island (From the East to the West). Arrive El Hegaz island & Overnight.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner 

SAIL TO ESNA AND LUXOR

Today is a leisurely day to sail and take in the sights. First you will arrive at Esna, home to the famous Lock in Upper Egypt where all of the Cruise boats have to pass through. Sometimes it can take a while, however it is a great photo opportunity both of the Lock and the local boatmen madly rowing up to the Cruise boats with all of their goods to sell to the passing tourists. It can be very entertaining! After this, you will continue sailing on to Luxor with an overnight stay in Luxor. You may be in time to catch the optional tour of the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple or even take a tour around Luxor City to see the markets and local traditions. 
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

LUXOR TOURS - EAST AND WEST BANK

After an early breakfast, your Tour Guide will escort you to visit West Bank of the Nile to explore the sites of Ancient Thebes, overall one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon) and the impressive colonnaded and terraced Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahri, which was built into a high cliff face and has graphics telling the story of Hatshepsut’s expeditions to the mysterious land of Punt. Then you go to the Valley of the Kings to see a selection of the beautifully decorated rock-cut tombs, many of which still display vibrant colour and breathtaking detail of deities and scenes from the Book of the Underworld. The most visited tombs have walkways and electric lighting, and the internal walls are protected by glass.(The three tombs visited are determined by the Egyptian Government as to preserve them from the large flow of visitors, therefore are rotated throughout the year and cannot be confirmed as to which tombs prior to your visit). Back to your cruise for lunch at midday. 
In the afternoon, your Guide will accompany you to visit the East Bank of luxor to Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple . Karnak Temple, which is the world's largest ancient religious site. The hypostyle hall with its colossal granite columns is one of Egypt’s famous landmarks. There will be free time to explore the different parts of the huge complex built during the reigns of various Pharaohs, then moving to Luxor Temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals that was dedicated to the God Amon. Return to the boat with overnight Luxor.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Disembark - Final Departure

In this day you will disembark your dahabeya boat and be transferred back to Luxor Airport or Train Station for your departure. 
 
Included: breakfast 
 
*Please Note* Slight changes might occur due to circumstances beyond our control.
8 Days - Luxor / Aswan Every Monday

Monday - Embarkation in Luxor Overnight.

You will be met on arrival at Luxor Airport or Train Station by our memphis Tours Representative then transferred around 12pm midday to embark on your wonderful Feddaya Dahabeya Boat. The rest of the day is at your leisure to either explore the City of Luxor and Market, or take an evening optional tour to the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple. Overnight in Luxor. 
Meals: lunch and dinner

Tuesday - Luxor West bank and East Bank Tours

After an early breakfast aboard your Dahabeya, you will be escorted by your expert English speaking Tour Guide to the West Bank of the Nile to explore the sites of Ancient Thebes, overall one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon) and the impressive colonnaded and terraced Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahri, which was built into a high cliff face and has graphics telling the story of Hatshepsut’s expeditions to the mysterious land of Punt. Then you go to the Valley of the Kings to see a selection of the beautifully decorated rock-cut tombs, many of which still display vibrant colour and breathtaking detail of deities and scenes from the Book of the Underworld. The most visited tombs have walkways and electric lighting, and the internal walls are protected by glass. (The three tombs visited are determined by the Egyptian Government as to preserve them from the large flow of visitors, therefore are rotated throughout the year and cannot be confirmed as to which tombs prior to your visit). Back to your cruise for lunch at midday. 
In the afternoon, your Guide will accompany you to visit the East Bank of luxor to Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Karnak Temple, which is the world's largest ancient religious site. The hypostyle hall with its colossal granite columns is one of Egypt’s famous landmarks. There will be free time to explore the different parts of the huge complex built during the reigns of various Pharaohs, then moving to Luxor Temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals that was dedicated to the God Amon. Return to the boat with overnight Luxor.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Wednesday - Early Sail To Esna and El Hegaz island (07 hrs Sailing)

An early breakfast onboard whilst enjoying your first sail along the tranquil Nile to arrive at Esna, home to the famous Lock in Upper Egypt where you will see all the large Nile Cruises lining up to enter and pass through the Lock. Following after the Lock, you will sail on to El Hegaz, a small peaceful Island where you will relax and dock overnight. 
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Thursday - Sail to El Kab (From the West to the East)

After an early breakfast you will accompany your Guide to visit El Kab Temple on the east bank of the Nile at Wadi Hillal,  a prehistoric and Pharaonic settlement with rock-cut tombs dating from the  18th Dynasty (1550–1295 BC) and also the Ptolemaic period (332–30 BC) which was also  part of the walls of a Coptic monastery. After your tour you will continue on to sail to Edfu enjoying lunch onboard. Arrival at Edfu you will be escorted to visit Edfu Temple, a huge Ptolemaic Temple of Horus at Edfu, which is the most complete and best preserved of the Egyptian Temples, consisting of many columns, halls, chambers and chapels. Two statues of Horus flank the twin towered entrance gate; and inside, one of the interesting inscriptions lists the titles of books (scrolls) held in the library.After your fascinating tour, you will return to the dahabeya and sail to Ramadi Village with an overnight stay. 
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Friday - Sail to Gabal El Silsila

At breakfast you will sail and arrive early for a visit of Gabal El Silsila which was originally used a quarry site dating back to the 18th Dynasty to Greco-Roman times. On the West Bank are rock cut shrines for Horemheb, Seti I, Ramesses II and Merenptah along with a chapel dedicated by User, Vizier under Hatshepsut. Many talatats used by Akhenaten were quarried from here, and used for sites in Luxor and Amarna. From here you will sail to Kom Ombo with a Visit Kom Ombo Temple. Of all the ancient Temples in Egypt, this is the only one which is divided into two, to reflect that it is dedicated to two Gods: Sobek, the crocodile god of fertility and the falcon God Haroeris. Kom Ombo is also famous for the depictions of surgeon's instruments, giving us an early record of medicine and surgery in Ancient Egypt. Return to the boat for Lunch then Sail to El Shakh Fadl island for an overnight stay. 
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Saturday - Sail to Aswan - Tours in Aswan

Enjoy breakfast onboard before arriving to Aswan and moored nearby Aswan Bridge, considered the ‘Gateway to Nubia’.Lunch on board then a tour to include Aswan High Dam and Philae Temple.  Aswan High Dam was built in the 1960’s to provide the much needed electricity and irrigation for Egypt. Nubia, the area that was flooded, experienced the biggest and most thorough archaeological excavations that Egypt has known. Then we go to see the ‘Unfinished Obelisk’ which still lies in the granite quarries which provided ancient Egypt with building materials. Then a visit to Philae Temple, one of the Nubian Temples rescued before the High Dam was built. Enjoy Philae’s long colonnades, towers and reliefs which include the last surviving hieroglyphic and demotic inscriptions in Egypt.Overnight in Aswan. Free afternoon at leisure to explore Aswan with it’s colourful Market with aromas of  incense and spices. 
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Sunday - Optional Tour to Abu Simbel

Today is a free day to explore or relax. Highly recommended is the early tour to the Temples of Abu Simbel at Lake Nasser. These two temples of Ramses II and his beloved wife’s temple of Nefertari as the 2nd most visited sites outside of the Pyramids in Cairo. Optional tours are also available to the Nubian Villages and Lord Kitchener’s Island. Overnight Aswan.
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Monday - Disembarkation - Final Departure

Today you will disembark your dahabeya boat and be transferred back to Aswan Airport or train Station for your departure. 
Meals:  breakfast 
 
*Please Note* Slight changes might occur due to circumstances beyond our control

Cruise:
  • A very private ‘4 suites’ only private accommodation with all amenities to satisfy your needs. 
  • 2 Senior suites 22.5 square metres offering spacious rooms with 8 square metre patio
  • 2 Panorama suites are 24 square meters with an 8 square meter balcony 
  • Sundeck and covered deck area
  • Indoor and outdoor dining area
  • Private docking areas
  • 24 hour butler service
  • Laundry service
  • Boutique

Cabin :
  • Private balcony / patio in each suite
  • Stunning views of the river Nile
  • Air conditioning with individual control 
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Satellite LCD TV
  • in-house video channel
  • Minibar
  • In-room coffee and tea making facilities 
  • Non smoking cabins and internal telephone
  • Butler ready to serve you any time of the day
Accommodation :
May-September ( Price Per Person )
May-September ( Price Per Person )
Senior Suite
$ 5180 Double Enquire Now
$ 10360 Single Enquire Now
October - April ( Price Per Person )
October - April ( Price Per Person )
Senior Suite
$ 7590 Double Enquire Now
$ 15180 Single Enquire Now
  • Prices - Per Person in Sterling Per Tour and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge.Current prices valid through April 30.2017 excluding Christmas Holidays.

  • Payment - Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces..Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50%. forming part of your final payment.

  • Transportation - Transport for all tours included: domestic flights, trains, and air conditioned vehicles by road.Wi-Fi, Bottled water and ice box all included whilst travelling by road. All are new vehicles of the latest design and technology.

  • Food and drinks - Nile Cruise Boats offer lunch on arrival and breakfast on your departure. On board, all meals are included along with certain drinks. Alcoholic drinks served at the bar and restaurants are at an additional cost

  • Excursions - Included are the sites enroute including Luxor: Luxor and Karnak Temples, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon,along the Nile to Aswan including Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples.In Aswan,High Dam, Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk

  • Tour Guides - Are available to assist you with transfers to and from Airports, Hotels assisting at Airports with Visa, tickets, luggage. All tours of the sites in Egypt include constant guidance of a highly qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide.

  • Travelling with Children - Children delight in touring the Pyramids, Temples and Tombs in Egypt as often it is part of their school study programme. Memphis Tours offers packages to suit all ages with excellent combined multi location destinations such as Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Nile Cruise and the Red Sea Resorts.

  • Wheelchair Travellers - Specially adapted Nile Cruise boat MS Amarco 1 has all amenities for wheelchairs and special assistance customers on the boat and disembarking for tours. Assistance from the Boat Crew and Tour Guides are always ready and available.For Wheelchair adapted tours and packages in Egypt (Please click here).

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