- Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights
- Location: Aswan
- Availability: Available Every Thursday
- Pick up and drop off: Hotel / Cruise
- Tour Type: Private
5 Days of Glory onboard Dahabiya Nora Authentic Nile Cruise
Let’s take 5 days to really see the breathtaking sites of Upper Egypt between Aswan and Esna while cruising on the Nile’s surface. Discover the mysteries of Edfu Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, and other incredible sites as you travel between Aswan and Esna while exploring the magnificent temples of the Great Pharaohs.
Guaranteed weekly departure • Every Thursday on board Dahabiya Nora
Day 1: Boarding in Aswan – Kom Ombo – Gebel el Silsila:
Transfer aboard the Dahabiya and start on a three-day Nile cruise between Aswan and Esna. The first day’s voyage brings you to a tiny Nile island where you may take a stroll around the landscape. Continue cruising to Kom Ombo after lunch on board or on the island to see the Sobek and Haroeris temples. Then make your way to Gebel el-Silsila. The first night aboard the boat.
Day 2: Edfu – El Fawaza:
After breakfast, tour the rock-cut chapels of Horemheb, Seti I, Ramses II, and Merenptah, as well as the Gebel el-Silsila sandstone quarry. The voyage continues to Edfu, where you may explore the Temple of Horus, Egypt’s best-preserved temple. Continue on to a tiny island where the boat will spend the night. Dinner will be served on board the Dahabiya or around a campfire on the Nile’s peaceful banks. The second night aboard the ship.
Day 3: El Kab – Esna:
Cruise to El Kab, the ancient village of Nekheb, one of the Nile’s oldest and most important archaeological sites. Visit the temple ruins and some of the tombs carved into the rocks. Return to the boat and sail to Esna. The third and last night on board.
Day 4: Disembarkation in Esna:
After breakfast on board, the Nile Dahabiya cruise adventure concludes at Esna. Transfer to any Luxor address.
- Depending on the schedule, transfers to and from any address in Luxor or Aswan to the Dahabiya.
- Onboard sightseeing, entry fees, and English-speaking guide services
- Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and supper are included.
- Throughout the journey, tea, coffee, mineral water, and soft drinks will be available.
- Wireless Internet Access is available at no charge.
Alcoholic beverages and tips are not included.
Rates for Children:
Sharing a cabin/suite. Free for children aged 1 to 4.
Discount of 20% for children aged 5 to 12.