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Dahabiya Nile Cruise from Aswan to Esna

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4 Days

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Enjoy Dahabiya Nile Cruise package tour. You will travel from Aswan to Esna for 4 days / 3 nights.

The first travelers looking for luxury on the Nile, added comfort measures to the felucca, a wooden boat with its handmade genuine sails, to give the new version, DAHABIYA “golden boat”, the name given by a monarch in the 19th century.
With dahabiya avoid the noise of the 20 century and allows us to explore Egypt of the 19 century with modern facilities.

Dahabiya is a famous name among the Egyptians, especially the elderly and intellectuals. Dahabiya refers to a type of boats that were used by the royal family in ancient Egypt and many of the aristocrats in their movements in the waters of the Nile.

Visit the attraction from Aswan to Esna with Explore Egypt Tours team.

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  • Gebel El Silsila
  • Kom Ombo Temple
  • Edfu Temple
  • El Kab


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Day 01: Boarding in Aswan – Kom Ombo – Gebel el-Silsila

Transfer from Aswan to embark on the Nile Dahabiya.
After a welcome by the crew, the boat sets sail towards a small island for a walk through the tranquil countryside.
After lunch on the sundeck, you visit the only double temple of Egypt in Kom Ombo, dedicated to two gods, Sobek and Hours. The temple has double entrances, procession routes, and sanctuaries.
Continue sailing to the ancient sandstone quarries at Gebel el-Silsila.
Overnight on board.

Day 02: Edfu – El Fawaz

After breakfast, you explore the rock temple and the remains of monuments in the old quarries.
While daily life on the riverbanks gets underway and the first fishermen are at work, you can relax on the sundeck while the crew sails to Edfu.
Here you see the fantastically well-preserved temple of Horus, the falcon god. The walls of the innermost part of the temple are completely covered in texts, which makes it a library carved in stone.
The day ends at a small Nile island where you have dinner around a campfire.
Overnight on board.

Day 03: El-Kab – Esna

Sail to El Kab, the ancient city of Nekheb with temples and rock tombs from the Old Kingdom.
Visit some of the tombs cut into the cliffs and the remains of its temples.
Sail to Esna.
Overnight on board.

Day 04: Disembarkation in Esna

End of the Dahabiya journey in Esna after breakfast on board.


  • Meet and Assist in Aswan Airport
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary tour
  • Tour Guide
  • Three nights at Nile Cruise
  • A private air-conditioned vehicle to move around
  • Bottled water during your tours
  • All service charges and taxes
  • International Air Fair
  • Visa Entry
  • Any optional tours and activities
  • Any entrance fees for special attractions or activities
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping


4 days


All Languages

Tour's Location

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