Nour El Nil Dahabiya Cruise

from $1469
Schedule:
Every Monday from Luxor

Sail the nile between Esna & Aswan onboard Nour El Nil Dahabiya Cruises to enjoy the relaxation and spend your time exploring the beauty of the Nile and the ancient wonders made by the pharaohs of Egypt.

Included:
  • Accommodation on board Dahabiya Nile Cruise on full board basis
  • Meet and greet service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • All shore excursions along the Nile cruise journey
  • Sightseeing visit to historical places as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical places.
  • English speaking Guide during your tours.
Excluded:
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping for Nile Dahabiya Crew and Guides
Itinerary:
6 Days - Esna / Aswan Every Monday

Day 01: Monday : Esna

You will be met and assisted at Luxor Airport or Train Station by our Memphis Tours Representative, then you will be guided by your Egyptologist tour guide for a tour in Esna. A thriving merchant town, Esna is best known for the small ancient Temple of Khnum, which sits 9 meters below street level. Your trip will begin with a brief walk to the temple and a stroll through streets filled with beautiful textiles and other exotic goods.
Overnight in Esna on board your Nile boat.

Day 02: Tuesday :  El Kab & Edfu

Whilst sleeping, we gently sail en-route to El Kab, on the East bank of the Nile, was once the capital of Upper Egypt and is still home to the temple of Nekhbet, as well as a row of fascinating decorated tombs carved into the slope of the mountains. Upon docking, you will embark on a beautiful walk through a small fishermen village to visit the necropolis. In the afternoon, the boat will arrive at Edfu, home to the Greco-Roman temple dedicated to the god Horus. This is among the best preserved of all Egyptian temples. Horse and carriage will take you to the temple through the busy city streets. After returning to the boat, you will set sail for a beautiful island.

Day 03: Wednesday : Sail & Swim

This is a day devoted to the river: immediately after an optional morning walk and breakfast, you will set sail In the afternoon, you will stop at an island for a stroll or to swim in the Nile. As dusk begins, there may be an opportunity to walk into the desert along a valley lined with boulders covered in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and stone-age inscriptions. These images mark the beginning of the shortest trail through the desert to Libya (28 days in ancient times). At night, the boat will tie up the foot of floodlit temple of Gebel Silsileh.

Day 04: Thursday : Gebel Silsileh

Here, the Nile, flowing between two mountains ranges, is at its narrowest. You will usually be the only visitors at this fascinating site, as large Nile cruisers are not allowed to stop here. After visiting the small temple of Horemheb and walking through the sandstone quarries, where ancient Egyptians cut stone for many of their most famous temples, you will visit a picturesque café to enjoy tea and shisha (waterpipe). You will then sail to a picturesque riverbank where you will stop for lunch and swimming.

Day 05: Friday : Kom Ombo

After a night on the water and beneath the stars, the morning trip will take you to the town and temple of Kom Ombo. The temple was built during the Ptolemaic period on the site of an older temple and  at one of the most beautiful locations, on a bend on the river.  The temple was dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile-headed god. After enjoying the temple, you will visit the new Crocodile Museum, which contains many mummified crocodiles, attesting to the importance the creature played in this region  in ancient times.

Day 06: Saturday : Aswan

Breakfast on board your Dahabiya Nile boat, then you will be transferred to Aswan airport / Aswan train station for final departue.

Cruise:
  • Assouan boat includes 2 Panoramic suites and 6 Standard rooms
  • El Nil boat includes Panoramic Suites, 7 Luxury Rooms and 1 Standard Room
  • Malouka boat includes Panoramic Suites, 8 Luxury Rooms
  • Meroe boat includes Panoramic Suites, 8 Luxury Rooms and 1 Standard Room
  • All cabins have large, panoramic windows
  • Dining facilities, Bars and Reading Lounge.
  • Sprinkling System, Anti-Fire treatment and full Fire Safety measures.
  • Doctor on call.
  • Air Condition on board.
  • Private bath/shower with hair dryer
  • Accompanying motorboat to pull it in case wind is calm.
  • Sun Deck
Prices :
Per Person in Double Room
$ 1469 Assouan Dahabiya
$ 1835 El Nil Dahabiya
$ 2079 Malouka Dahabiya
$ 2199 Meroe Dahabiya

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 31.2018 excluding Christmas Holidays.

 

Payment - Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces..Booking secured upon receipt of a 50% deposit.

 

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.

 

Tipping - It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.

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