- Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights
- Location: Esna / Aswan
- Availability: Available Every Monday
- Pick up and drop off: Your Hotel
- Tour Type: Private
Guaranteed weekly departure • Every Monday on board Dahabiya Zekrayaat
Day 1: Boarding in Esna – El Kab – Questia:
Departure from any Luxor location to Esna (50 km south), the home port of Dahabiya Zekrayaat. Embarkation on the Dahabiya for a four-day Nile trip between Esna and Aswan. Cruise to El Kab, the ancient town of Nekheb, to see the ruins of its temples and some of the cliff-cut tombs. Set sail for a tiny island to moor the boat for the night. Dinner will be served onboard the Dahabiya or on the Nile’s peaceful banks. The first night aboard the ship.
Day 2: Edfu – Wadi el Shat:
Sail to Edfu and explore the Temple of Horus, Egypt’s best-preserved temple. Set sail towards a little island to anchor for the night; the following stops will take you to small settlements and the desert. Dinner will be served onboard the Dahabiya or on the Nile’s peaceful banks. The second night aboard the ship.
Day 3: Gebel el Silsila – Kom Ombo – Maniha:
Explore the ancient sandstone quarries and rock-cut chapels of Horemheb, Seti I, Ramesses II, and Merenptah in Gebel el Silsila. The trek up the Nile continues towards Kom Ombo’s twin temples of Haroeris and Sobek. Set sail for Maniha Island, where the Dahabiya will spend the night. Dinner will be served onboard the Dahabiya or on the Nile’s peaceful banks. On the third night aboard the ship.
Day 4: Draw – El Koubania, Aswan:
Sail to Daraw and enjoy a walking tour of the hamlet to see the marketplaces. Draw was originally the final destination on the famed 40-day desert journey between Sudan and Egypt. Sailing continues to El Koubania, a Nubian hamlet near Aswan. The fourth and last night on board.
Day 5: Disembarkation in Aswan:
- 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.