4 Nights Dahabiya Nile River Cruise Luxor to Aswan

Luxor / Edfu / Kom Ombo / Aswan
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5 Day / 4 Nights

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Dahabiya Nile Cruise Tour

4 Nights Dahabiya Nile River Cruise Luxor to Aswan
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Tour Details

Book your 5 days Dahabiya Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan and explore some of the best Egypt has to offer in Upper Egypt with Egypt tours. Golavita Travel offers and arranges this unique experience with an expert Egyptologist tour guide and the best services to have a lifetime memory. Your 4 nights on board this luxury Dahabiya will take you from Luxor to Aswan and all the sights in between. You will explore ancient Egyptian Civilization and ancient Egyptian history during your Nile Cruise packages. In Luxor, you will explore the famous Valley of the Kings with Tutankhamun's tomb, the Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon on Luxor's west bank. While on Luxor's east bank, you will visit Karnak temple and Luxor temple. Moreover, in Aswan, you will discover Edfu temple, Kom Ombo temple, Philae temple, and Aswan High Dam. Book this unique Dahabiya Nile Cruise and enjoy 24/7 support, free cancelation, and instant and free booking.


    • 4 nights on board Dahabiya Nile Cruise on a full board basis
    • Egyptologist tour guide
    • All transfers by new brand modern A/C deluxe vehicle
    • All sights mentioned in the program
    • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
    • All service charges and taxes


    • Tipping
    • Personal Expenses
    • Any extras not mentioned in the program


    • Pickup & Drop Off: Luxor / Aswan

    Dahabiya Cruise Highlights

    • Valley of the Kings
    • Hatshepsut Temple
    • Colossi of Memnon
    • Karnak Temples
    • The High Dam
    • The Unfinished Obelisk
    • Philae Temple
    • Kom Ombo Temple
    • Edfu Temple

Tour itinerary

  • Day 1 Luxor

    Start your 5 Days Dahabiya Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan with the top Luxor attractions on the east bank of the Nile River.

    Karnak temple

    Karnak is the biggest open-air Museum in the world and one of the biggest sources for ancient Egyptian history starting from the Middle Kingdom, and the New Kingdom till the Late Period. There is a lot to see in Karnak temple such as the Red Chapel of Hatshepsut, Mut temple, Khonsu temple, and Ptah temple. Meanwhile, the biggest Hypostyle Hall with 134 columns and its reliefs explains ancient Egyptian religion, wars, and religious rituals. Besides, ancient Zodiac, astrology, and sculpture in ancient Egypt. Indeed, there are plenty of gods on the walls of Karnak like Amun, Osiris, Mut, Isis, Horus, Seshat, and Anubis. Whenever you visit Karnak explore Hatshepsut Obelisk, Sacred Lake, the great Scarab, and Festival Hall of Thutmose III.

    Luxor temple

    Another Luxor attraction on the east bank of the Nile River and the twin temple of Karnak as were connected with the Avenue of Sphinxes is the temple of Luxor. The temple was started by Amenhotep III, completed by Ramesses II, and decorated by Tutankhamun, Thutmosis III, and Hatshepsut. Luxor temple is famous for the Obelisk standing in front of the first Pylon, the 6 Colossi of Ramesses the Great, and the Divine Birth carvings of Amenhotep III. At the end of your Luxor day tour on the East Bank, you will go to check in at your Dahabiya cruise then lunch and free time at your leisure till the next day.

    • Meals: Lunch, dinner

  • Day 2 Luxor - Esna

    After having breakfast on the Dahabiya Cruise, embark on a half-day tour of Luxor's west bank with your guide.

    The Kings Valley

    An essential Luxor sight situated on the western side of the Nile. The Egyptian Pharaohs of the 18th, 19th, and 20th Dynasties rest in peace in the Valley of Kings. The Valley also houses the tomb of Tutankhamun, the well-known monarch. In the meantime, all of the holy books, including Opening of the Mouth, Book of the Day, Book of the Night, and Book of Imyduat, are visible on the tomb walls.

    Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut

    The next stop will be the Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut, in Deir El Bahari, Senmut, the engineer of Hatshepsut, constructed a stunning temple near the temples of Thutmose III and Mentohotep II. In actuality, the temple features original reliefs depicting various aspects of ancient Egyptian life, including music and dance, trade with Punt, and the Punt expedition. In addition, there is the exquisite Chapel of Hathor and Anubis and the Divine Birth of Hatshepsut by her father god, Amun. The Deir El Bahari Cache, meantime, was discovered not far from the Hatshepsut temple.

    Memnon Colossi

    Amenhotep III's Mortuary temple you will visit Memnon Colossi, located on the west bank of the Nile River, is adorned with enormous figures. These depict the monarch seated with his mother and wife, and they are the second largest in Egypt after those of Abu Simbel. After your Luxor day tours, you will return to the Nile Cruise for lunch before setting sail for Esna through the Esna Lock.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch

  • Day 3 Edfu Temple

    Enjoy your morning coffee and breakfast on board the Dahabiya cruise while sailing to Edfu City. Upon arrival, you will enjoy a short horse carriage ride to Horus Temple.

    Edfu temple

     Horus temple or Edfu temple in Aswan is the second largest Pharaonic temple in Egypt and the best-preserved temple. The temple is the only temple that has a legend of Horus and Seth in detail and it was connected to the Dendera temple via the Pharaonic feast of the Good Union between Hathor of Dendera temple and Horus. Horus temple is famous for its Mammisi, Nilometer, Nut chapel and holy of holies. Once you finish the best-preserved temple in Egypt, you will go back to the Dahabiya Cruise to complete your sail towards Kom Ombo. There is always the chance to swim in the Nile upon request or enjoy a sundeck and the great view of the daily life long the river. Also, you will pass Gebel El Silsila, the quarries from where they cut the stones for Luxor temples such as Habu temple, Karnak, and Luxor temple.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

  • Day 4 Kom Ombo Temple

    Enjoy your breakfast on board while sailing to Kom Ombo temple with the chance to stop swimming in the Nile. Upon arrival, you will start your tour of the only double temple in Egypt.

    Kom Ombo temple

    Unfortunately, the temple is in ruins but still keeps amazing carvings such as the ancient Calendar, surgical instruments, and Cleopatra scenes. Also, you can admire the god Sobek and Horus relieves with Isis in the shape of Sekhmet. Kom Ombo is the only temple where everything was duplicated and was one of the biggest healing centers in Egypt. At the end of the tour, you will be back to the Dahabiya and sail towards Aswan.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

  • Day 5 Disembarkation Aswan

    Enjoy the last breakfast on board before you check-out and start your Aswan day tours to some of the best Aswan attractions.

    Aswan High Dam

    The first stop will be Aswan High Dam, one of the best projects of the twentieth century started in 1960 and completed in 1970. As a result, Lake Nasser was created but drowned a lot of priceless temples, fortresses, chapels such as Abu Simbel, Kalabsha Temple, Amada Temple, and Beit El Wali.

    Unfinished Obelisk

    This is the place from where the ancient Egyptians cut the granite stone for building their temples and Obelisks such as Osireion in Abydos, Valley temple in Giza Plateau, and Hatshepsut Obelisk in Karnak temple. Here, you will learn how ancient Egyptian people cut the stones, smoothed them, and transported them to Luxor. Also, you will see the broken Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut known as the unfinished Obelisk. This Obelisk is supposed to be 42 meters long and weighs 1,090 tons.

    Philae temple

    Enjoy a short motorboat ride to the temple port then start your visit to the Philae temple, one of the best Greco-Roman temples in Egypt. Walk with your guide inside the temple and learn about the curse of the two Obelisks that decorated the entrance one day. Also, explore the amazing Mammisi of Philae, Hathor temple, Trajan Kiosk, and the Nilometer. Meanwhile, the temple is the source of one of the famous Festivals in ancient Egypt called the Isis festival was celebrated every 10 days. After that, we will drive you wherever you like in Aswan to end your 5 Days on the Dahabiya Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan.

    • Meals: Breakfast

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  • Which is better, a normal cruise or a Dahabiya Nile cruise?

    Dahabiya is the better choice for many people in their Egypt tours, Dahabiya cruises typically have fewer passengers, creating a more personal experience, as well as offering more flexibility in terms of the destinations and activities available.

  • Is the Dahabiya Nile cruise worth it?

    Dahabiya Nile cruise is one of the most incredible experiences that you will have with Egypt Nile cruises tours, and it is worth taking, you can visit Luxor and Aswan with Dahabiya.

  • How much do you tip a Dahabiya Nile cruise?

    On the Dahabiya Nile cruise, you will enjoy the best service, you can tip for around $10 USD per person per night, and you can leave the tip after you finish your tour with Golavita Travel if you want.

  • How long is a Dahabiya Nile river cruise?

    Our Dahabiya boats go between Esna and Aswan on the Nile, sailing back. We provide a selection from 4 to 5 days, and on these days you can visit the best attractions in Luxor and Aswan like the Valley of the Kings, Karnak temple, the High dam, Edfu temple, Kom Ombo, and the Philae temple, you can book 4 Nights Dahabiya Cruise Luxor to Aswan to enjoy all these sites.

  • What types of activities are offered on a Dahabiya Nile Cruise?

    On a Dahabiya Nile Cruise, activities could include cultural performances, traditional Egyptian cuisine, and guided trips to historical places. Some cruises may also provide activities such as yoga, cooking classes, and bird watching.

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