4, 5 Days
The elegant lateen sailed Dahabiya Amoura Nile cruise is an enticingly priced upscale vessel that will take you and a small group of fellow travellers on a relaxed Nile journey between Luxor and Aswan. On this immersive Nile Dahabiya cruise you’ll visit small islands, local villages, and archaeological sites that are often missed by the larger Nile cruises.
Amoura Dahabiya is a small luxurious river yacht offering 6 elegantly furnished en-suite cabins and a large suite complete with its own terrace and a maximum of 14 guests, plus the crew.
NB: In addition to booking individual cabins, it is possible for families and small groups of friends to charter the Dahabiya Amoura Nile cruise for an exclusive private cruise.
Day 1: Arrive Aswan / Aswan Excursions
Upon your arrival at Aswan airport / Train station, you will be met and assisted by your Nile Holiday tour manager. Then you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist guide to enjoy Aswan sightseeing. Start to visit Aswan high dam, a rock-fill dam built across the Nile in Aswan between 1960- 1970. It creates Lake Nasser, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world. Proceed with a motorboat ride to Philae Temple Island, comprises a large number of small Temples dates back to Pharaonic, Greek and Roman times. But the largest and the best preserved on the Island is the temple of the Goddess Isis. Afterwards you will enjoy walking in Aswan Bazaar, Later on, transfer to embark the Nile Dahabiya boat, enjoying your Lunch on Board. Have a charming sail to Kom Ombo. Overnight onboard at Kom-ombo
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Kom-ombo / Gebel el-Silsila
After breakfast on board, you will visit Kom ombo temple, the only double in Upper Egypt dedicated to two gods, Sobek and Haroeris. The temple has double entrances, procession routes and sanctuaries. Continue sailing to the ancient sandstone quarries at Gebel el-Silsila. We set off for the relaxing journey to the temple of Gebel el Silsila, another of our less frequented destinations. You will be amazed as we tie up alongside the Speos of Hormheb. If possible dinner will be served in the grounds of the illuminated temple or on the Dahabiya upper deck whilst soaking up the tranquil atmosphere with music to match the mood.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Edfu / Sail to Esna
Enjoy breakfast at your leisure, and then you will take a horse & carriage return way ride to visit Edfu Temple, one of the largest and most intact of Egypt’s monuments. Two beautiful granite statues of the Falcon God Horus flank the entrance. After your visit to the temple, either ride or walk through the bazaar, this is an extensive bazaar where you can barter for souvenirs, spices and perfumes. We will then set sail to an island where we will disembark to get dinner served in the edge of the Nile according to weather status or dinner will be served on Sun Deck. Preparing for our EGYPTIAN EVENING OF FUN, with Egyptian cuisine, Arabic Music . Dress in your bespoke Gallabeyah or belly dancing outfit. we gently sail en-route to Esna, Overnight at Esna
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Disembarkation / Luxor Sightseeing / Final Departure
After breakfast and disembarkation, you will be transferred to Luxor. Start to visit the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings; the magnificent temple of Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri finishing with the immense Colossi of Memnon. After lunch at a good quality local restaurant, you will proceed to visit the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples. Once your visit to these ancient Theban Temples is completed you will be transferred to your Luxor (Hotel, airport or Train station).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Note: Itinerary may change in sequence but not in visits, due to navigation circumstances, Program will always be respected.
Day 1: Arrive Luxor, Luxor Sightseeing / Esna
Upon your arrival at Luxor airport / train station, your Nile Holiday tour will meet and assist you, and then you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist tour guide for Luxor sightseeing tours. Start to visit the Karnak & Luxor temples on the east bank of the Nile. Then cross the Nile River to the west bank to visit the Valley to the Kings, The temple of Queen Hatshepsuit and Colossi of Memnon. Later on, transfer to embark your Nile Dahabiya Cruise at Esna. The crew will welcome you on board and have your bags taken to your cabins. We will then set sail for a small Island where the Dahabiya will moor for the night. Enjoy your dinner on the sundeck or the bank of the river Nile. Overnight on board.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Esna – Edfu / Gebel el Silsila
Enjoy breakfast at your leisure, while gently sailing to Edfu, arrive around noon time. Upon arrival, you will enjoy horse and Carriage return way ride to visit Edfu Temple, one of the largest and most intact of Egypt’s monuments. Two beautiful granite statues of the Falcon God Horus flank the entrance. After your visit to the temple, either ride or walk through the bazaar, this is an extensive bazaar where you can barter for souvenirs, spices and perfumes. Lunch on Board. Enjoy a relaxing journey to the temple of Gebel el Silsila. You will be amazed as we tie up alongside the Speos of Horemheb temple at Gebel el Silsila. If possible dinner will be served in the grounds of the illuminated temple or on the Dahabiya upper deck whilst soaking up the tranquil atmosphere with music to match the mood. Overnight on board at Gebel el Silsila.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Gebel el Silsila / Kom Ombo
After Breakfast on board, you will visit the rock-cut temple of Horemheb at Gebel el-Silsila, then have a walk to the nearby shrines built by Merenptah, Ramses II and Seti I were constructed during the New Kingdom of ancient Egypt. Then, the main quarry has clear masons marks and a group of elaborate private memorial chapels and several stelae, including a large Stelae of Shoshenq I, mark the northern limit of the quarry. Near the entry to the site is the Speos of Horemheb. Return to your Dahabiya and then set sailing to Kom Ombo. Listen to the sounds of the water buffalo as they wade in the shallow water besides the banks of the Nile, the Donkeys as they go about their day to day business and the various bird life of the river.
Upon arrival, you will visit the Greco Roman Temple of Kom Ombo. The temple building is totally symmetrical with two entrance’s two halls and two sanctuaries dedicated to the Falcon God Haroeris (Horus the Elder) and the Crocodile God Sobek. Dinner will be served as we head for a small island where we will moor for the evening and enjoy dinner at this atmospheric location. Overnight close to the doors of Aswan city
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 4: Kom Ombo / Aswan Sightseeing tours.
Enjoy breakfast on board, today you will visit the unfinished obelisk, the largest known ancient obelisk offers unusual insights into ancient Egyptian stone working techniques. Proceed to visit Aswan high dam, a rock-fill dam built across the Nile in Aswan between 1960- 1970. It creates Lake Nasser, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world.
Continue with a motorboat ride to Philae Temple Island, comprises a large number of small Temples dates back to Pharaonic, Greek and Roman times. But the largest and the best preserved on the Island is the temple of the Goddess Isis. Afterwards you will enjoy a walking tour in Aswan Bazaar. Later on, return to the Nile Dahabiya boat, enjoying an amazing evening in Aswan. Overnight aboard your cruise in Aswan
Day 5: Departure Transfer
Disembarkation after enjoying your breakfast, then you will be transferred to Aswan airport / train station for final departure.
– Itinerary may change in sequence but not in visits, due to navigation circumstances, Program will always be respected.
– Optional tours to Abu Simbel temple are available by Vehicle or Plane and can be placed in Day 4 or day 5 – before departure transfer in the afternoon (Recommened to be after 14:00).
US $ 745 Per Person in Double Cabin
US $ 975 Per person in Single Cabin
US $ 835 Per Person in Double Cabin
US $ 1095 Per person in Single Cabin
From May to September
US $ 895 Per Person in Double Cabin
US $ 1175 Per person in Single Cabin
From October to April
US $ 995 Per Person in Double Cabin
US $ 1295 Per person in Single Cabin
Child (0 – 5.99) free of Charge
Child (6 - 11.99) Pay 50 % from the adult price
2 children (0 – 11.99) in 1 cabin will be one single cabin rate
12+ full tour price as per adult person
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room).
6 double cabins (ca. 13 sqm) with twin or large bed
1 Suite (ca. 21 sqm) with large bed, private terrace
Each cabin is measuring 13sqm, has a large bed or twin beds with Egyptian cotton
All cabins have large, panoramic windows
Large windows offer a great view of the Nile in the privacy of their Cabin.
All cabins are air-conditioned
Private bath/shower with hair dryer
Laundry service & housekeeping
Accompanying motorboat (Tugboat) to pull it in case wind is calm
Sun deck with loungers, oriental seating area, tables, and chairs
Satellite-TV, DVD player
Egypt operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.
Power sockets with 2 round pin plug.
Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
All transfers by air-conditioned modern vehicle
Assistance of our personal during your stay and excursions
Accommodation on board 5-star Dahabiya on full board basis
All Dahabiya Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
Tea, coffee, mineral water and soft drinks throughout the Journey
Meals as indicated in the itinerary
Egyptologist guide during your excursions
All service charges and taxes
Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
Alcoholic beverages (available on board the Dahabiya)
Entrance fees inside Tutankhamun, Ramses VI, and Seti 1st tombs in the Valley of the King (Payable on spot with the assistance of your Tour Guide).
NB: The Nile Dahabiya Boat departure is dependent on booking at least 2 double cabins or 4 participants to guarantee sailing.
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