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Eyaru Dahabiya: Upriver Cruise from Luxor to Aswan for 7 Nights 8 Days

Eyaru Dahabiya Cruise
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Tour details:

  • Duration: 8 Days 7 nights
  • Location: Luxor
  • Availability: Available Everyday
  • Pick up and drop off: Your Hotel
  • Tour Type: Private

Eyaru Dahabiya: 7 nights, 8 days overnight cruise from Luxor to Aswan

The term “Eyaru” is an old heliographic name that represents the ancient Egyptians’ concept of heaven, the afterlife for ancient Egyptians who reside in the Eyaru fields. When Eyaru was in the design process, it was inspired by the notion of Eyaru. Everything on Eyaru was inspired by and tailored to the “Eyaru” idea. It was created to demonstrate and fully enjoy the real Egyptian culture of the region.

The Egyptian spirit is central to Eyaru. You will be immersed in Egyptian culture and will notice the Egyptian soul in everything around you. Everything on Eyaru is handcrafted, right down to the plates and carpets. Every chamber has a different design inspired by the notion of Eyaru during the period of the Ancient Egyptians, so you’ll enjoy the Egyptian atmosphere in each one.

You will be treated to the most exquisite hospitality while discovering new locations in Egypt via innovative routes. You will visit several spectacular sights along the Nile River between Luxor and Aswan, including El Hagz Island, Bashaw Village, and Gebel El-Silsila, which are exclusive to Dahabiyas and not available on major cruises. You will not only be able to tour the wonderful sights between Luxor and Aswan, but you will also be able to experience true local life in each city and tour their marketplace. In Bashaw Village, you will stay at the home of a local and interact with him and his family. You will spend a day in the life of an Egyptian and witness how they live.

The Egyptian vibe will also pervade your meals on Eyaru. During your stay, all of your meals will be traditional Egyptian cuisine. You may also buy fresh ingredients for your supper that night or fish to cook on the sundeck on your travels to the local shops! You will get the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the Egyptian lifestyle. There is also the option of attending live cooking sessions for your supper and learning local dishes to attempt when you return home.

Due to Eyaru’s most prominent feature, its pergola, Eyaru may be enjoyed all year. A section of the sundeck is glassed off by the pergola. So there’s no need to stay indoors during the winter months and lose out on the Nile’s beautiful beauty. As a result, Eyaru is one of few Dahabiyas that sail between Luxor and Aswan.

Eyaru has no motors and is towed by a tugboat from afar, so you won’t hear or feel anything throughout your journey. For the first time on the Nile, the Eyaru crew sleeps on board the tugboat at night, giving you full solitude.


On Saturdays from Luxor or from Aswan

Day 1: Saturday: At Luxor Airport, you will be greeted and helped before being taken to your Dahabiya and embarking on Luxor West Bank at Noon. Lunch will be served aboard.

Visit the Luxor Temple and the Karnak Temple on the East Bank of the Nile. Enjoy a delectable dinner meal.

In Luxor, West Bank, we spend the night on board.

Lunch and dinner are included.

Day 2: Sunday: After breakfast, go to the West Bank of Luxor. Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut, and Memnon’s Colossi are all worth seeing.

While sailing, have lunch.

Dinner will be served aboard.

Before Esna Lock, spend the night.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Day 3: Monday: Early in the morning, cross the Esna lock and eat breakfast onboard.

Go to Esna Temple – Go Nile Sailing

Have lunch while sailing and enjoy some tea time at twilight – Have supper aboard

At Hejaz Village, spend the night aboard.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Day 4: Tuesday: Sail to Edfu after enjoying a delicious breakfast.

Visit Edfu Temple – Have lunch while sailing – Meet one of the local families and visit their farm when you get to Bassawa Island.

Indulge in a meal onboard

At Bassawa Island, spend the night aboard.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Day 5: Wednesday: While sailing to Gebel El-Silsila, have breakfast on board.

Pay a visit to Gebel El-Silsila.

Lunch during a sailing trip

In the afternoon, go to the Kom Ombo Temple.

Set sail towards Aswan.

Enjoy a unique supper.

Near Fares Village, spend the night on board.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Day 6: Thursday: Enjoy High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, and Philae Temple after breakfast.

In Aswan, spend the night on board.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Day 7: Friday: Optional excursion to the Abu Simbel Temples or a free day in Aswan.

In Aswan, spend the night on board.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are the three meals included.

Day 8: Saturday: Breakfast will be served on board before disembarking and being transported to Aswan Airport.

Breakfast is included.

Eyaru Cruise features:

During building, Eyaru’s designer ensured that each cabin is unique, with a unique look, such as the colors of the cabins, yet all are connected to the meaning of the word Eyaru. Papyrus plants, lotus flowers, palms, and banana trees appear in the inscriptions behind the bed, bedspread coverings, and pillows, representing ancient Egyptian culture and the landscape of southern Egypt. Eyaru is created entirely by hand and contains no plastic.

  • The length of the cruise is 50 meters.
  • The width of the cruise is 7.5 meters.
  • 18 M2 (6 Twin Cabins)
  • 2 (25 M2) Family Suites
  • The kitchen is 20 meters long, built of stainless steel, and fully functional for daily meals, including the bakery.
  • Room for Employees (including a living room)
  • 10 M2 motor room with two generators, two water pumps, a multistage filter, a light bulb, water chlorination, and a chiller
  • The most distinctive feature of Eyaru is the sundeck.

Area of the Sun Deck:

  • The deck’s surface area is 210 meters.
  • On bright and winter days, it might be completely uncovered or partially exposed from the top.
  • There are four large heaters on the sundeck, and they use the heat that is radiated from the ceramic layer beneath the deck to power them.
  • There are more sofas, chaise lounges, and future here than there are people who can stay on Eyaru.

Areas for Bars and Restaurants:

  • It’s open seven days a week and used to serve breakfast, lunch, and supper.
  • It might be partially or completely exposed from the top.
  • Guests have the option of participating in live culinary demonstrations while vacationing.
  • Cooking using real-time recipes is a lot of fun.
  • We provide authentic Egyptian food so that you can have a taste of the real thing.
  • The ingredients in all of the meals and beverages are of the highest quality.
  • Every day, you’ll get a sneak peek at the menu from our in-house chef.

Additionally, there are certain features like

  • a store selling Egyptian-made products (specially made silver jewelry, Abanos box with camel bones, Fayoum porcelain, handmade dishes, and cups made of coasters & plasmate).
  • All of the furniture was built by hand using traditional Egyptian techniques and materials.

Cabin has:

  • Minibar
  • Safe box
  • Air-conditioner
  • Heater
  • Porter
  • All windows are made of double glasses to isolate heat


Summer: US$ 2650 Per Person in Double Cabin – US$ 3650 Per Person in Double Suite

Winter: US$ 2850 Per Person in Double Cabin – US$ 3850 Per Person in Double Suite


Eyaru Dahabiya: Upriver Cruise from Luxor to Aswan for 7 Nights 8 Days
Eyaru Dahabiya: Upriver Cruise from Luxor to Aswan for 7 Nights 8 Days
from: 2650$

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  1. The Eyaru Dahabiya is just what we were looking for—a genuine luxury boat with great settings and service. Furthermore, our tour guide, Hamada, made our trips to the temples and tombs, especially notable by sharing with us a wealth of fascinating knowledge and tales. My favorite city was Luxor, with all of its gorgeous sights.

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