Holidays in Egypt

Dahabeya Nile Cruise

10 Days

The name Dahabeya is the arabic word for "Gold". These sailboats used to sail the legendary NIle river since early 20th century. Originally built to carry the royals and aristocrats.Unlike the cruise ships, Dahabeyas can berth at any suitable place on the banks of the river, allowing more exploration of the Nile.


Day 1 - Thursday
Arrive Cairo and transfer to Oberoi Mena House Hotel which is located in Pyramids area, check in and rest of the day will be free at Leisure.

Day 2 - Friday
After breakfast we start our tour by a visit to Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, Egyptian Museum escorted by English speaking Egyptologist.
Evening free at leisure .

Day 3 - Saturday
Early breakfast and transfer from hotel to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor.
Arrive Luxor and drive to Esna for Embarkation before lunch.
We start our sailing for 5 hours & arrive to a Nile island for dinner and overnight.

Day 4 – Sunday
Sailing to the archeological site of el kab , after breakfast  guest will have a walk to the site “ around 20 minutes “ after visit el Kab Tombs , Start sailing to apollonopolis magna “ the great temple of Horus at Edfu “Guest will have their lunch, visit of the temple. In the afternoon we sailing to the Nile island.
Dinner and overnight.

Day 5 – Monday
Breakfast & sailing to el Ramady “ if Possible guest will join the local fish market ), sailing to the Quarry, Dinner & overnight.

Day 6 - Tuesday
Early morning Sailing to kom ombo temple “ around 6 hours “, breakfast & visit of kom ombo Temple, lunch & sailing to Nile island.
Dinner & overnight.

Day 7 – Wednesday
Breakfast & sailing to Aswan , Arrival at noon time , Visits of Aswan City.
Dinner & overnight .

Day 8 - Thursday
Disembarkation after breakfast and transfer to your hotel in Aswan.
Opportunity to book an optional tour to visit the great temples of Abu Simbel.
Evening free at Leisure. 

Day 9 – Friday
Breakfast, Check out and transfer to Aswan airport for your flight from aswan to Cairo.
Arrive Cairo and transfer to your hotel.
Free day for leisure.

Day 10 - Saturday
Breakfast and check out.
Transfer to Cairo airport for your international flight .

Package Includes:

  •  All transportations throughout.
  • Sightseeing in Cairo & on Dahabeya as per itinerary.
  • Mena House Oberoi 3 nights on BB basis.
  • Dahabeya Samarah 5 nights on FB basis.
  • Movenpick Aswan 1 night on BB basis.

Package exclude:

  • International and domestic airfare.
  • Entry visa.
  • Any extras or tipping.

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