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5 Days Dahabiya Nile River Cruise Luxor to Aswan

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Cruise Details

Duration

5 Day / 4 Nights

Cruise Location

Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor

Cruise Schedule

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Luxor / Aswan

Cruise Type

Nile Cruise Tour

Majestic 5 Days Dahabiya Nile River Cruise Luxor to Aswan for South African Travelers

5 Days Dahabiya Nile River Cruise Luxor to Aswan will showcase the blessed treasures of ancient Egypt that radiate bliss, beauty, and grace that achieved immortality. Egypt Tours Portal is the best travel agency in Egypt which will offer all our South African clients the best services which include the best Egyptologist tour guide, an excellent Dahabiya Nile Cruise, and a private A/C Vehicle so everyone can enjoy a delightful Nile Cruise holiday. All our South African guests will take part in a great journey through the heart of Upper Egypt for 5 days / 4 nights Dahabiya Nile River cruise Luxor to Aswan to visit the most famous archaeological sites in upper Egypt which are Karnak templeQueen Hatshepsut TempleValley of the kingsPhilae templethe High Dam, Kom Ombo temple, Edfu temple, and more, where everyone will explore the greatest ancient civilization on the face of the earth by discovering the grace and greatness of ancient Egyptian archaeological structures and other marvelous marvels found across Upper Egypt. Book an enchanting Dahabiya across the golden cities of Luxor and Aswan to make your dream holiday a reality.

Cruise Highlights

Luxor Attractions

  • Valley of the Kings
  • Queen Hatshepsut Temple
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Karnak Temples

Aswan Attractions

  • Edfu Temple
  • Kom Ombo Temple
  • The High Dam
  • Philae Temple

Cruise Inclusions

  • The assistance of our personnel during your Dahabiya Nile cruises.
  • All transfers by modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights onboard 5-star Dahabiya on a full board basis.
  • All excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Aswan and Luxor.
  • Egyptologist guide during your journey.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Cruise Exclusions

  • Tipping.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program.

Cruise Itinerary

Day One: Check-in the Cruise & Explore Luxor Attractions

Karnak Egypt - Egypt Tours Portal

Morning time, we will pick you up from Luxor hotel / Airport to start your 5 days Dahabiya Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan joining your private tour guide where you will visit Luxor highlights:

valley of the kings - egypt tours portal

Valley of the Kings

During the span of the entire New Kingdom (1550 -1070 BC) the Kings and queens of the 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasties chose the Valley of the Kings to be their final resting place within the divine heart of the Theban Necropolis under the surface of the earth are 63 golden tombs to a great name like Tutankhamun, Ramses II the great, and more containing illuminating golden wealth in the shape of amazing treasures and infinite facts about the religious beliefs, ancient mythology, and funerary arts of the ancient Egyptian during that period.

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Hatshepsut Temple

The entire magical and influential heritage of Queen Hatshepsut came to reality in the 15th century BC to stand as the most incredible example of ancient Egyptian classical architecture of the New Kingdom. Hatshepsut Temple is colossal, made of three floors made by the brilliant architect Senenmut that served as a worship center of Amun.

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Colossi of Memnon

Pharaoh Amenhotep III wished to construct an immortal piece of art to stand the test of time radiating power and grace. The Colossi of Memnon was constructed in the new kingdom in 1350 BC to welcome all visitors to the great mortuary temple of Amenhotep III which no longer exists. The colossal temples were very famous between the Roman and Greek that choose to immortalize the name of king Memnon through their great constructions between 20 and 250 AD.

After that, enjoy your lunch onboard the Dahabiya cruise, then escort your guide to visit:

karnak temple - egypt tours portal

Karnak Temple

The heavenly fortified village of Karnak is a magical architectural wonder that became the center of religious life as the most selected of Places to worship Amun-Re, Mut, and Monut, plus a number of other ancient Egyptian deities. The complex was built and enlarged for 2000 years from 1971 all the way to 30 AD in the heart of the land of Thebes. Some of the finest masterpieces in Karnak are the Avenue of Sphinxes, the grand hypostyle hall, and many more.

Then you will be transferred from Luxor to Esna for embarking your Nile boat where you will enjoy the dinner meal on the boat. Overnight in Esna on board your Nile boat.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day Two: Visit Edfu Temple & Sail to Kom Ombo

Edfu Temple in Aswan - Egypt Tours Portal

Enjoy the best delicious breakfast onboard the cruise & sailing to Edfu, arrive around noon time to visit:

edfu temple - egypt tours portal

Edfu Temple

The epic house of victory the temple of Edfu was created by the Ptolemaic dynasty between 237 BC and 57 BC to honor the protective power and triumph of the sky falcon god Horus. The temple is by far the most preserved in Upper Egypt which is able to display clear inscriptions showcasing the religion, language, and myth of the Hellenistic period.

Then continue your perfect Dahabiya Nile cruise Luxor to Aswan sailing to visit:

Gebel El Silsila - Egypt Tours Portal

Gebel El Silsila

The golden chain of Mountain the immortal place of rowing can be found between Edfu temple and the north side of Kom Ombo temple, just 65 km in the north of Aswan. It used to be a highly famous quarry location located on both sides of the Nile River from the 18th Dynasty of the New Kingdom (1550 – 1070 BC) to construct some of the most legendary construction of that era which include the Karnak temples Complex, Luxor temple, Medinet Habu, Kom Ombo, and many more.

The lunch and dinner will be onboard the cruise. Sail to Kom Ombo & spend the overnight onboard the cruise.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day Three: Explore Kom Ombo Temple & Sail to Aswan

Kom Ombo Aswan - Egypt Tours Portal

Enjoy the breakfast, then join your private tour guide to visit:

kom ombo temple - egypt tours portal

Kom Ombo Temple

One of the most unique and magical architectural constructions to ever be built in Egypt between 180 BC and 180 BC in the Ptolemaic dynasty Kom Ombo became known as the hill of gold which honors the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility on the southern half and the falcon god Haroeris on the northern half.

At the end of the day, enjoy sailing to Aswan. The lunch & dinner meals will be served onboard the Dahabiya boat.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day Four: Explore Aswan Attractions

Philae Temple - Egypt Tours Portal

Morning time, have your breakfast & join your private Egyptologist guide to continue your 5 days Dahabiya Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan by visiting the most famous attractions in Aswan:

the high dam - egypt tours portal

The High Dam

The great Aswan High Dam has been the key to innovation and the beginning of the industrial age in Egypt when it was constructed in the 60s.

the unfinished obelisk - egypt tours portal

The Unfinished Obelisk

One of the greatest masterpieces of art that never saw the light of day and reached the heavens is the great Unfished Obelisk, made for Queen Hatshepsut between 1508 and 1458 BC to become 41.75 m tall and weighs a thousand tons. It is now found within the bedrock cracked showcasing the ancient Egyptians' stone-working techniques.

philae temple - egypt tours portal

Philae Temple

The miraculous worship house of the golden Philae Temple sits alone on Agilkia Island in Lake Nasser which was founded between the 7th and 6th century BC and significantly enlarged during the Ptolemaic era to honor the goddess of Motherhood Isis and preserve her legendary tale of Osiris.

At the end of the day, you will back to the Nile cruise for the overnight. The lunch and dinner will be on board the boat.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day Five: End your Dahabiya Nile Cruise Luxor to Aswan

Nile Cruise Holidays - Egypt Tours Portal

Disembarkation after enjoying your breakfast, then we will transfer you to any place in Aswan for final departure to end your beautiful experience 5 days Dahabiya Nile cruise in upper Egypt.

Meals: Breakfast

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Cruise Safety Measures during COVID-19

  • Social distancing enforced throughout our tours.

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.

  • Regular temperature checks for staff

  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival.

  • Hand sanitizer provided for travelers and staff.

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

  • Face masks provided for our travelers, tour guides, reps, and drivers during tours.

  • Guides, reps, & drivers are required to regularly wash hands.

  • Accommodations are licensed to meet the general regulations for hotels & tourism resorts with a maximum of 50% of its total capacity.

  • 24/7 Follow up with our guests & staff in case of any symptoms appeared and immediately take the necessary actions.

What to Pack

  • Hat.

  • Camera.

  • Umbrella.

  • Medication.

  • Comfortable Shoes.

  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.

  • Warm clothes in winter.

  • Cotton clothes in summer.

  • Valid Passport for 6 months.

  • Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Egypt.

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What You Will Love About This Tour?

  • Everyone will explore the radiating art and architecture of the ancient Egyptian civilization that achieved immortality.

  • Our South African guests will showcase the blessings of Luxor and Aswan which include Edfu temple, Karnak Temples Complex, Valley of the Kings, Luxor Temple, Philae temple, Hatshepsut temple, and various more.

  • The illuminating 5000 years old history of the golden cities of Luxo and Aswan will come to life through the colossal godsends of ancient Egypt.

  • This travel experience will offer the chance to make magical memories across Upper Egypt.

  • All our South African clients will enjoy the most excellent and satisfying service onboard the Dahabiya Nile Cruise which includes an Egyptologist tour guide and a private A/C Vehicle.

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