Zahra Dahabiya Nile Cruise

from $1595
Schedule:
Every Saturday
Another delight on the Zahra Dahabeya personal Nile Cruise with the theme of classic design and Nile Flowers and Plants over the centuries. Spacious cabins are named and themed after plants such as the white and blue Lotus, Water Hyacinth, Sea Daffodil and more. An original design dating back from the earlier 1920’s, it cover all of the beautiful locations of historical and cultural interest in Luxor, Aswan, whilst stopping off at islands and temples enroute. 
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 Temple, Luxor Temple and Madinet Habu Temple
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens and Colossi of Memnon
  • Tour to Edfu Temple and Kom Ombo 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 - Luxor / Aswan Every Saturday

Saturday - Arrival - Luxor West Bank Tours

You will be met and assisted at Luxor Airport by our Memphis Tours Representative then transferred by air conditioned vehicle to your Zahra  Dahabiya Cruise Boat. After check in, lunch will be served then your Expert English speaking Tour Guide will escort you to the West Bank for your exploration to the burial places of the Pharaohs which includes the Valley of the Kings where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Then on to the Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Medinet Habu and the two huge Colossi of Memnon statues.
return back to your Dahabiya for overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Sunday - Luxor East Bank Tours

Today after breakfast on board, you will accompany your Tour Guide on a visit to the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak, with its vast hypostyle hall of 137 columns, followed by the imposing 28 th Dynasty Luxor Temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun.Evening to relax in Luxor or take one of the Optional Tours such as the ‘Sound and light Show’ at Karnak Temple, or a City Tour of Luxor and market in a local ‘Kalesh’ (Horse and Carriage). 
Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Monday - Sailing - Free Day

Today is a  leisurely day sailing along the Nile with breakfast  sailing to Esna where the large lock is situated and all of the Nile traffic has to pass through, Be entertained by the local boatmen frantically rowing there small boats alongside the large Nile Cruise vessels and hurling their wares up to the passing tourists to make a quick sale! Mooring overnight in Esna.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tuesday - Edfu Temple Tour

This morning you will sail to Edfu and be escorted with your Tour guide to visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu, the Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus the Falcon-Headed God. Overnight moored beside a Nile Island.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wednesday - Kom Ombo Temple Tour

A visit today to see the unique well preserved Temple of Sobek at Kom Ombo, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile God worshipped by Pharaohs of ancient times. A leisurely day sailing to Aswan and moored nearby Aswan’s spectacular Bridge, the Gateway to  Aswan.Time to explore if you feel like walking through the lovely Souk in Aswan with it’s aroma’s of incense and spices.Overnight moored beside a Nile island.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Thursday - Free Day sailing to Aswan

Today is a calm and peaceful day sailing along the tranquil Nile enjoying the unspoilt views over centuries unchanged. On to Aswan under the large Aswan Bridge often referred to as the ‘Gateway to Nubia’ Overnight mooring in Aswan
Meals: Breakfast Lunch, Dinner

Friday - Aswan Cruise Tours

Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam 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.You will also visit  Philae Temple,a Nubian 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. Rest of the day and evening to relax or explore colourful and friendly Aswan. Overnight on board. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner

Saturday - Disembarkation

Today breakfast will be served before you disembark your Nile cruise.
Meals: Breakfast
8 Days - Aswan / Luxor Every Saturday

Saturday - Arrival Aswan -Embarkation

Upon arrival in Aswan you will be met and assisted by Memphis Tours Representative and transferred to the Zahra Dahabiya cruise. Embarkation in Aswan for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a Luxuriously appointed Dahabiya.Overnight, the ship moors on the Nile Banks of Aswan
Meals:  Lunch, Dinner

Sunday - Aswan Cruise Tours

Today after breakfast,you will visit the Aswan High Dam (completed in 1971); the Old Dam (completed in 1902) 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. 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. Overnight moored in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Monday - Kom Ombo Temple Tour

After breakfast, you will sail  to Kom Ombo to see the Ptolemaic Temple (Kom Ombo Temple) dedicated to the Crocodile God Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, God of the morning sun. It is the only Temples in Egypt dedicated to two Gods. Overnight moored beside a Nile island.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tuesday - Edfu Temple Tour

This morning you will sail to Edfu to visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu (known for it’s Falcon Headed God Horus which has a large statue flanking the entrance to the Temple. Considered one of the best preserved Temples in Egypt.  Overnight moored beside an island.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wednesday - Free Day Sailing to Luxor

Today, a leisurely sailing along the Nile after breakfast to the Lock at Esna.Be entertained by the local boatmen frantically rowing there small boats alongside the large Nile Cruise vessels and hurling their wares up to the passing tourists to make a quick sale! Then onwards to Luxor with mooring overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Thursday - West Bank Luxor Tours

Today afrer breakfast, your Tour Guide will escort you to the West Bank for your exploration to the burial places of the Pharaohs which includes the  the Valley of the Kings where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Then on to the Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Medinet Habu and the two huge Colossi of Memnon statues.
return back to your Dahabiya for overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Friday - East Bank Tours

This morning you will 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 in Luxor. Free evening for Optional Tours or relaxation.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Disembarkation

Enjoy breakfast on board, then Disembark your Dahabiya Nile Cruise 
Meals: Breakfast
Cruise:
  • 06 deluxe cabins
  • Open air oriental-style Jacuzzi
  • Tow level spacious sundeck and stylish common lounge
  • Dinning room
  • Jacuzz
  • Internet access
  • Fire fighting system
  • Mini bar
Cabin :
  • Smoke & heat detector
  • 02 life jackets in each cabin
  • Escape map in each cabin
  • All cabins and suites feature private
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Individual climate control
  • Hair drye
  • Safety deposit box
  • Plasma TV and movie Channels
Accommodation :
May-September ( Price Per Person )
8 Days / 7 Nights
$ 1595 Double Cabin Enquire Now
$ 3200 Single Cabin Enquire Now
October - April ( Price Per Person )
8 Days / 7 Nights
$ 1950 Double Cabin Enquire Now
$ 3900 Single Cabin 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 December 31.2017 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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