4 Day Dahabiya Nile Cruise Aswan to Esna

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  • Duration4 Days 3 Nights
  • Tour TypePrivate
  • PickupAirport or Hotel
  • AvailabilityEveryday

Tour Details

Embark on an unforgettable 4-day trip from Aswan to Esna, tracing the history and wonders of the famous Nile River. Explore the Philae Temple and the High Dam in Aswan under the supervision of Egyptologists, dive into the local markets, and then set sail on a 5-star Dahabiya cruise. Visit the unique Temple of Kom Ombo and the hidden Speos of Hormheb. Immerse yourself in the preserved beauty of Edfu and enjoy an island dinner. Discovering the treasures of Luxor – the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Temple of Karnak. Each day promises exceptional experiences, cultural insights, and a relaxing night on board. Your journey through time ends with cherished memories and a rich understanding of the Egyptian heritage.

Price Include
  • 3 Nights at 5-Star Standard Dahabiya
  • 2-Day tour sightseeing in Aswan
  • 1-Day tour sightseeing in Luxor
  • 1-Day tour sightseeing in Esna
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites in our itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide during the visits.
  • Private vehicle with air conditioning
  • All service charges & taxes
Price Excludes
  • International flight ticket.
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Optional tours
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tipping (Recommended)

Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Aswan Discovery and Setting Sail to Kom Ombo

Your adventure begins when you arrive at Aswan Airport or Aswan Railway Station to embark on an unforgettable journey aboard the luxurious Dahabiya Nile Cruise.

Upon your arrival, our representative will welcome you and provide you with any assistance you may need. Accompanied by a tour guide specializing in Egyptology, you will begin your historical exploration of Aswan.

Start your day with a visit to the stunning Temple of Philae, a sacred ancient monument that has been moved to its current location to preserve its splendor despite the progress. Moving the temple prevented its submersion under Lake Nasser, created by the huge Aswan High Dam.

Continuing your journey, witness the marvel of the High Dam in Aswan itself. This massive structure gave rise to Lake Nasser, one of the largest artificial lakes in the world. Your exploration then takes you to the vibrant Aswan Bazaar.

Immerse yourself in the local culture and enjoy a shopping experience filled with souvenirs, perfumes, spices, and more. Your guide will ensure you get the most out of your purchase without overpaying.

As the day begins, step aboard the elegant five-star Golden Cruise Ship. Indulge in a sumptuous lunch as the cruise sails gracefully towards Kom Ombo.

As the sun sets, enjoy a delicious dinner on board, followed by a peaceful night’s rest in your luxury cabin as you gently drift on the waters of Kom Ombo.

Overnight On Cruise.

Meals: Lunch – Dinner

Day 2: Twin Temples of Kom Ombo and Excursion to Haramheb Temple

Having breakfast on board the Dahabah cruise, signaling the start of a new day of exploration. Get ready to embark on a captivating journey to the famous Kom Ombo Temple.

This unique Greco-Roman architectural marvel features twin temples dedicated to distinct deities. Your knowledgeable Egyptologist guide will give insight into the exceptional site’s dual dedication.

On your return to your river yacht, enjoy another delicious lunch as you sail towards Jabal Al-Silsilah, an ancient gem rarely visited by significant cruises. Pause to appreciate the site’s historical significance.

To continue your journey, the golden ship anchors near the captivating Temple of Spios at Hor Moheb, an ancient rock-hewn temple. Unreachable by big ships, this hidden gem offers an enchanting experience.

If the weather permits, savor a sumptuous dinner inside the illuminated temple grounds. Alternatively, dinner on the boat’s upper deck offers a scenic alternative. Soft melodies set the mood for a peaceful night in your well-appointed cabin.

Overnight On Cruise.

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Day 3: Unveiling Ancient Mysteries on Luxor's West Bank

After a delicious breakfast served on board. After breakfast, disembark for an extraordinary visit to Edfu Temple, a journey made even more magical by riding in a magical horse-drawn chariot.

Exquisitely preserved after centuries of being buried under sand, Edfu’s temple is a testament to Egypt’s rich past.

After exploring the temple, you can venture to the nearby bustling bazaar on foot or in a horse-drawn carriage. The treasures of the bazaar await, allowing you to shop at your leisure before heading back to Dahabek.

To continue your cruise, moor your ship near a tranquil island on the Nile River, where enchanting dinners and authentic Egyptian entertainment await.

If the elements interfere, dinner will be served on the sun deck, providing an enjoyable experience. As night falls, the Golden Ship sails gracefully towards Esna, where you will settle into your cabin for the night’s rest.

Overnight On Cruise.

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

4 Day: revealing the splendor of Luxor and farewell

Your last day aboard Dahabeya begins with a delicious breakfast in the calm atmosphere of the Nile. While this marks the end of your 4-day trip from Aswan to Esna, there are still plenty of sights to see. After breakfast, it’s time to leave and disembark to move on to the next chapter of exploration.

A modern, air-conditioned vehicle is waiting to take you to Luxor. Your first stop is the famous Valley of the Kings, an ancient necropolis that houses more than 70 royal tombs, including those of King Ramesses II and King Tutankhamun. The mummy of King Tutankhamun rests in his tomb, while his treasures are displayed in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Awaiting us is the enchanting rock-cut Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, a site that defies verbal description and stands as one of Egypt’s most precious archaeological treasures. Your journey continues to the Colossi of Memnon, a testament to the enduring grandeur of history.

At the end of your exploration, you will visit the sprawling Karnak Temple, a city of temples shaped over thousands of years by successive rulers. This fantastic site leaves an indelible mark on the hearts of all who see it.

With your Luxor tour complete, your journey ends with a transfer to the airport or railway station, depending on your travel plans. As your 4-day golden Nile cruise from Aswan to Esna ends, you will leave with cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Meals: breakfast – lunch

Things to Know About Our Pricing Policy

We believe in transparency and want to ensure that our customers have a clear understanding of how our pricing works. Our pricing policy outlines the payment terms, including deposit requirements, installment options, and final payment deadlines. It’s essential to review and understand these terms to ensure a smooth booking process. Here are some key points to know about our pricing policy:

Prices

  • Prices are in US dollars per person per trip and you can pay in any other currency.
  • Rates are subject to change in case of any changes in airport taxes, hotel rates, transport rates, or government taxes.
  • Rates are not valid during Christmas or New Year.
  • Travel insurance and entry visa charges are not included in the package.

Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.
  • We are offering a low down payment of just 25% to secure your spaces on tour, including hotel rooms, cruise cabins, domestic flight tickets, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid up to two days before your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour manager, making you’re booking a risk-free investment.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation after confirmation with payment before 30 days of the commencement of the tour: 10% of the value of the tour package.
  • Canceling the tour 30 to 20 days before commencement of the tour: 25% of the value of the package
  • Canceling 19-15 days before commencing the tour: 50% of the tour cost
  • Canceling 14-11 days before commencement of the tour: 75% of the tour cost
  • Canceling before 10 days or less before the tour date: No refund for the tour

Children Policy

  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price.

Notes:

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent’s room )
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

Things to bring with you

To ensure a comfortable and hassle-free stay, we advise you to pack your suitcases thoughtfully to explore the awe-inspiring wonders that await you and let the mystique of Egypt captivate your senses. This mystical destination offers an unforgettable adventure, from ancient pyramids to magnificent temples. Prepare yourself for an extraordinary experience as you uncover the secrets of this great land. Pack wisely and get ready to immerse yourself in the wonders of Egypt.

  • A valid Passport for 6 months
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses
  • Sanitizer gel & Water holder
  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Cotton clothes in summer
  • Camera & Umbrella
  • A Hat & Comfortable shoes

Tour FAQ

Can I get a refund if I cancel the tour?

The refund policy for canceling a tour can vary depending on the tour company, the terms and conditions you agreed to when booking the tour, and the circumstances surrounding your cancellation. It’s best to refer to our terms and conditions page or contact us to inquire about the refund policy for cancellations.

Can I change the travel date?

In general, it is often possible to change the travel date, but it may be subject to certain conditions and fees. Airlines, for instance, typically offer options to change flight dates, but they may charge a change fee and any difference in fare. It’s important to review the terms and conditions of your ticket or booking and the policies of the airline or travel agency you booked to understand the options available to you.

Similarly, hotels and other accommodations may have different policies regarding date changes. Some may allow free or low-cost changes if made within a certain time frame, while others may have more restrictive policies or charge a fee for modifications.

To determine whether you can change the travel date and the associated costs or requirements, I recommend contacting the airline, hotel, or travel agency you booked with. They will be able to provide you with accurate and up-to-date information based on your circumstances.

Remember, it’s always a good idea to review the cancellation and change policies before making any travel arrangements to understand your options in case of unforeseen circumstances or changes to your plans.

Do I need to apply visa?

Travelers often must obtain a visa before entering a foreign country. A visa is an official document issued by the destination government that permits you to enter and stay for a certain period. Some countries have visa waiver agreements with certain nationalities, allowing visitors to enter without a visa for a specified period. However, this exemption usually has limitations, such as the purpose of travel or the length of stay.

It is important to note that visa requirements can change, so checking for updates before making any travel arrangements is recommended. Allow enough time for the visa to be processed, as it can sometimes take several weeks or even months. You can contact us to help you obtain the visa.

How do I pay for the tour?

To book a tour with us, we require that it be paid at the time of booking. This is the only guarantee for you to book the tour.

Daily excursions:
You can also pay for the tour with cash at the beginning of the tour.

Multi-day trips:
For multi-day tours, we require a deposit upon approval of the itinerary. The down payment can range from 10% to 100%, depending on the tour and time duration.

Is gratuity included in the price?

Gratuity is not included in any of our packages and vacations and is left to the travelers’ discretion. While it is not obligatory, it holds significant importance to the individuals who provide you with care and services during your travels.

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