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5 Days Dahabiya Nile River Cruise Luxor to Aswan

5 days

Tour Overview

Embark on a 5-day Dahabiya Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Enjoy the most impressive archaeological wonders dating back 4,500 years as you explore the heart of Upper Egypt. Visit famous sites such as Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings, Philae Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Philae Temple, the High Dam, and more. Discover the splendor and grandeur of ancient Egyptian civilization; a living miracle excavated all over Upper Egypt. Book now and indulge in the wonders of the past.


Includes & Excludes:

    • Pick up from Luxor and drop off in Aswan.
    • Accommodation on 5* Dahabiya Nile Cruise for 4 nights.
    • Entrance fees to all sites in the itinerary.
    • Egyptologist tour guide during your tours.
    • Transfers by modern air-conditioned vehicles.
    • Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
    • All services, charges, and taxes.
  • Any Optional tours.
  • Any Extra meals and beverages.
  • All personal expenses.
  • Tipping.

Tour Itinerary

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Day 1: Luxor Tour - Dahabiya Check-in

Morning time, we will pick you up from Luxor Hotel / Airport to start your 5 days on Dahabiya Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan, joining your private tour guide where you will visit Luxor highlights:

Valley of the Kings:

During the span of the entire New Kingdom (1550 -1070 BC), the Kings and queens of the 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasties chose the Valley of the Kings to be their final resting place within the divine heart of the Theban Necropolis under the surface of the earth are 63 golden tombs to a great name like Tutankhamun, Ramses II the great, and more containing illuminating golden wealth in the shape of unique treasures and infinite facts about the religious beliefs, ancient mythology, and funerary arts of the ancient Egyptian during that period.

Hatshepsut Temple:

The entire magical and influential heritage of Queen Hatshepsut came to reality in the 15th century BC to stand as the most incredible example of ancient Egyptian classical architecture of the New Kingdom. Hatshepsut Temple is colossal, made of three floors created by the brilliant architect Senenmut that served as a worship center of Amun.

Colossi of Memnon:

Pharaoh Amenhotep III wished to construct an immortal piece of art to stand the test of time, radiating power and grace. The Colossi of Memnon was built in the new kingdom in 1350 BC to welcome all visitors to the great mortuary temple of Amenhotep III, which no longer exists. The colossal temples were very famous between the Romans and Greeks, which chose to immortalize King Memnon's name through their significant constructions between 20 and 250 AD.

Karnak Temple:

The heavenly fortified village of Karnak is a magical architectural wonder that became the center of religious life as the most selected of Places to worship Amun-Re, Mut, and Monut, plus several other ancient Egyptian deities. The complex was built and enlarged for 2000 years, from 1971 to 30 AD, in the heart of the land of Thebes. Karnak's finest masterpieces are the Avenue of Sphinxes, the grand hypostyle hall, and many more.

Then you will be transferred from Luxor to Esna to embark on your Nile boat, where you will enjoy the dinner meal on the ship. Overnight in Esna on board your Nile boat.

Overnight On Cruise

Meals: Lunch - Dinner

Day 2: Edfu Temple Tour - Sail to Kom Ombo

Enjoy the best delicious breakfast onboard the cruise & sailing to Edfu; arrive around noon time to visit:

Edfu Temple:

The epic house of victory, the temple of Edfu, was created by the Ptolemaic dynasty between 237 BC and 57 BC to honor the protective power and triumph of the sky falcon god Horus. The temple is by far the most preserved in Upper Egypt, which can display clear inscriptions showcasing the religion, language, and myth of the Hellenistic period.

Gebel El Silsila:

The golden chain of Mountain, the immortal place of rowing, can be found between Edfu temple and the north side of Kom Ombo temple, just 65 km north of Aswan. It used to be a highly famous quarry location located on both sides of the Nile River from the 18th Dynasty of the New Kingdom (1550 – 1070 BC) to construct some of the most legendary construction of that era which includes the Karnak temples Complex, Luxor temple, Medinet Habu, Kom Ombo, and many more.

Overnight On Cruise

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

Day 3: Kom Ombo Temple Tour - Sail to Aswan

Enjoy the breakfast, then join your private tour guide to visit:

Kom Ombo Temple:

One of the most unique and magical architectural constructions to ever be built in Egypt between 180 BC and 180 BC in the Ptolemaic dynasty, Kom Ombo became known as the hill of gold, which honors the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility, on the southern half and the falcon god Haroeris on the northern half.

Overnight On Cruise

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

Day 4: Aswan Tour

In time, have your breakfast and join your private Egyptologist guide to continue your 5-day Dahabiya Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan by visiting the most famous attractions in Aswan:

Aswan High Dam:

Between 1960 and 1970, a mighty Aswan high dam was created to control the Nile floods, provide increased water storage for irrigation, and generate vast amounts of electricity.

The Unfinished Obelisk:

Destined to stand at the entrance of Karnak temple by an order from Queen Hatshepsut, but, unfortunately, it cracked during construction. It is 42 meters tall, weighs 1200 tons, and can reveal how ancient Egyptian craftsmanship was performed.

Philae Temple:

The legendary home of the goddess of motherhood, healing Isis, wife of Osiris, the underworld ruler, the Philae temple, was constructed between 380 BC and 362 BC by King Ptolemy II to showcase an ancient tale.

Overnight On Cruise

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

Day 5: Departure

Disembarkation after enjoying your breakfast, then we will transfer you to any place in Aswan for final departure to end your beautiful experience with 5 days Dahabiya Nile cruise in upper Egypt.

Meals: Breakfast

Price Policy

The price varies depending on the number of persons, including service fees and taxes.

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per night and are valid until December 31st, Except (for Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays ).


It should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt of a deposit of 30% of the total price. ( Deposit will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages, including airfare.) This deposit counts as part of your final payment to confirm your reservation.


We accept a deposit as low as 30% of the total tour price, and the rest can be paid in equal installments until the date of arrival, or you can pay the rest in cash upon arrival.

Payment Methods:

By Bank wire transfer or credit or debit card (Visa/MasterCard) Via Verisign Secured payment system on our website or sent via Western Union

In the case of the payment ( by Bank wire transfer ): –

– we will provide you with our bank account details via Email


The customer will receive a confirmation email from the Site. The confirmed reservation form corresponds to the travel contract and includes the description of the service and its essential characteristics and the price and cancellation policy.

Tour Voucher:

After confirming your Tour, we will email you the final confirmation and voucher to print and bring. Details will include contact numbers of your tour operator and customer care and additional information for your convenience.

You Can Contact our Tour Operators for further clarification and reconfirmation of service.

  • Age from 0 Up to below 2 years: FREE
  • Age from 2 Up to below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age from 6 Up to below 11.99 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages from 12 years = Adult price


Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 1 Child sharing parent’s room)

We offer a flexible cancellation policy if the government or the airline issues a travel warning from/to your country of departure and destination. We are showing the flexibility not to charge any cancellation fees & we will pay a full refund.

Here, we prioritize your well-being and safety above all else, so our cancellation policy reflects our values.

You must write a handwritten and signed and send it by Email for any cancellation.

Cancellation by the customer:

In case you cancel your trip, the following scale of charges will be applied:

  • From the booking date until 45 days before your arrival date, 20% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Between 44 and 35 days before your arrival date, 30% of the tour price will be charged.
  • Between 34 and 25 days before your arrival date, 50% of the tour price will be charged.
  • Between 24 and 15 days before your arrival date,75% of the whole tour price will be charged
  • Between 14 and 9 days before your arrival date, 90% of the tour price will be charged.
  • Between 8 and 1 day before your arrival date, 100% of the tour price will be charged.

Additionally, there are cancellation fees on all domestic flights within Egypt. If you cancel a tour at any time, you will be subject to any fees according to the airline’s cancellation policy.


All our tours are private tours.

  • For private tours, they have a private tour guide and private air-conditioned cars, and you have the convenience of starting your tours.
  • As for group tours, our groups include a maximum of 12 participants only during visits in private air-conditioned cars with private guides.

Cruise accommodation

  • For basis 2 persons in Double Room ( Occupied by 2 Persons ) For basis 2/4/6/8/10.
  • For basis 3 persons in Triple Room (Occupied by 3 Persons).
  • For basis 5 Personnes will be Double Room & Triple Room For Basis 5/7/9.

Entrance fees to specific sites

Our Tours and excursions exclude entry to particular archaeological sites such as the Tomb of Tutankhamun and Ramses in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

Things to bring with you

Here’s a list of what to pack for your trip to Egypt according to the specific activities and places you plan to visit. Enjoy your journey through Egypt’s rich history and vibrant culture!

Related FAQs

Our cancellation and refund policies vary depending on the type of tour package you have booked and the specific terms and conditions associated with it. Generally, we offer refunds on cancellations made within a certain timeframe prior to the departure date. However, please note that some tours may have non-refundable components such as flights, accommodation, or activities that may limit the refund amount. We always recommend reviewing the cancellation policy at the time of booking to understand the specific terms applicable to your tour.

Yes, you may have the option to change the travel date, subject to availability and the specific terms of your tour package. However, it’s important to note that changing the travel date may incur additional fees or costs, especially if the change is requested close to the departure date. We advise you to contact our customer service team as soon as possible if you need to change your travel dates, and they will assist you with the process and any associated fees.

We understand that sometimes plans may change, and we will do our best to accommodate any modifications you’d like to make to your tour itinerary. Whether it’s adding extra activities, extending your stay, or customizing the tour in any way, our travel experts are here to assist you. Please reach out to our customer service team with the specific changes you’d like to make, and they will work with you to create a personalized itinerary that suits your preferences.

We offer multiple payment options for your convenience. Typically, you can make payments using major credit cards, such as Visa, MasterCard, and American Express, or through online payment platforms. In some cases, we may also accept bank transfers or other payment methods, depending on your location and the tour package you choose. Our customer service team will guide you through the payment process and provide all the necessary details to complete the transaction securely.

In most cases, tipping is not included in the tour price. Tipping can vary depending on the destination and the specific service providers involved in your tour. It’s a common practice in the travel industry to show appreciation for good service by tipping guides, drivers, and other hospitality staff. However, tipping is optional, and the amount is at your discretion. If you’re unsure about the tipping guidelines for your destination, our travel experts can provide you with recommendations and customary tipping amounts.

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