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Egypt 5-Day Dahabiya Cruise with Private Guide from Luxor to Aswan

Hatshepsut Temple
Karnak Temple, Luxor
Aswan High Dam
Philae temple, Aswan
temple of kom ombo
Hatshepsut Temple
Karnak Temple, Luxor
Aswan High Dam
Philae temple, Aswan
temple of kom ombo

TOUR OVERVIEW

Go on a 5-day Dahabiya Cruise and enjoy the tranquility of the Nile cruising from Luxor to Aswan. During your cruise, you will disembark at each port to visit the most popular sites of the Nile and Upper Egypt accompanied by your own private Egyptologist guide. Scheduled guided Egypt tours include the Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Luxor Temples, Edfu Temple, Kom Ombo, and the beautiful Philae Temple in Aswan. You can plan your itinerary with your guide during the cruise.

The deluxe Nile cruiser has an onboard restaurant, lounges and reading areas, a night club, swimming pool with Jacuzzi, large shaded sundeck with bar, massage services, boutique, gift shop, and laundry services. Evening entertainment includes Nubian music and dancers, a Galabayeh night, and a belly dancing show. The cruiser's air-conditioned cabins have private facilities and satellite TV. With all meals, accommodation and sightseeing included, cruising on the Nile River will be an unforgettable and relaxing journey into ancient Egypt!

Meet & assist at Luxor airport then transfer to Dahabyia

Embarkation in Luxor.
Lunch on board.
After lunch visit the temples of Luxor and Karnak.
Dinner & Overnight on the West bank.

 

Breakfast on board.
Visit the West Bank (Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple and the Colossi of Memnon).
Lunch on board.
Sail to Esna and Tea time on the Sun Deck.
Dinner during sailing.
Overnight beside an Island.

Breakfast while crossing Esna Lock.
Sail to Edfu and Lunch during sailing.
Visit the Temple of Edfu.
Sail to Al Ramady Island.
Dinner on board and Overnight beside Al Ramady Island.

Early morning sail to Aswan
Breakfast on board.
Sail to el Sheikh Fadl Island
Lunch on board during sailing.
Tea time and Dinner on el Sheikh Fadl Island.
Sail to Aswan after Dinner and Overnight on board.

 

Arrive to Aswan Early morning (6H00 AM).
Breakfast on board.
Visit the Philae Temple and the High dam.
Disembarkation in Aswan.

Number of persons 1- person 2-4 person 5-8 person 9-16 person
Prices per person $ 1499 $ 1099 $ 999 $ 899

PRICES POLICY

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2023. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.

CHILD POLICY

Up to 2 years: FREE
Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
Ages 12 and up: adult price.

Notes:

Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room).
If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

what's include

departure location
Luxor
Return Location
Aswan
price includes
  • 5-day Nile cruise (Dahabiya)
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary, including entrance fees
  • Qualified English-speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Meals as per itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch D= Dinner)
  • Pick-up and drop-off services
  • Portage when needed
  • All taxes and service charge
Price does not include
  • Gratuities/Tipping (Recommended). In Egypt, tipping is not an obligation but a sign of appreciation for good service. That being said, tips are expected from people that serve you—e.g., driver, waiter, train conductor, bellman, cruise ship staff, etc. The average tip is $10-$20 US dollars per day—this amount should cover everyone. So we advise you to carry change. If you don’t want to deal with the tipping, you can give your guide a total sum in advance of all tipping requirements for your trip that your guide will dispense.
  • Drinks
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals except where indicated

additional

Departs: Saturday

Departure Point: Pick-up is available from Luxor Airport, Railway Station or hotels (please include the details of your pick-up point at the time of booking)

Departure Time: Please advise us with your preferred time for pick-up at time of booking

Return details: Cruise concludes in Aswan after breakfast on Day 5

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