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Visite privée sur mesure en Egypte

cruising in dahabieh

11 days / 10 nights

Dahabeya: sailboat with two e l e gantes sails. On board, you loged in cabins with private toilet (between 8 and 10 cabins). On deck  laughing you find chairs and dining tables, chairs and mattresses to to ed tender and contemplate the scenery along the Nile. A tugboat accompanying Dahabeya in case the wind should fail. You will eat a kitchen flavou Egyptian. Alcoholics drinks are not free.

Day 1: arrival in Cairo
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Welcome by our representative at Cairo airport.

Transfer and installation at the hotel.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

day 2: The Pyramids of Giza
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Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to visit:

The pyramids of Giza Cheops, Khephren and Menkaure, as well as the Sphinx, witnesses of ancient Egyptian civilization.

The visit inside the pyramids and the museum that houses the solar boat are left to your initiative, so they are not included in the package.

Saqqara the largest necropolis in ancient Egypt famous for

the step pyramid of the king, Djeser. Built by Imhotep.

Memphis the oldest capital of United Egypt.

Built by King Ménès in 3300 BC. JC, it is located on the left bank of the Nile. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

day 3: THE Egyptian museum and the Coptic quarter
Le musee egyptien

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to visit:

The Egyptian museum contains around 150,000 pieces from different periods of ancient history. In addition to the treasures of King Tutankhamun.

The visit to the mummies room is left to your initiative, so it is not included in the package.

Coptic quarter: visit of the hanging church dedicated to the Virgin Mary, the fortress of Babylon, the church of St. Sergius built on the place where the Holy Family had resided during its flight into Egypt and the Ben Ezra synagogue.

You cannot leave Cairo without going for a walk in one of the most famous souks, Le Khân al-Khalili. You can shop there, clothes, spices and souvenirs. Have a rest in one of the many cafes, the most famous of which is el-Fishawi cafe. Overnight at the hotel.

day 4: luxor
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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport, flight to Luxor.

Reception at Luxor airport.

Departure to visit the imposing Temple of Karnak , renowned for the immensity of its hypostyle hall (134 columns aligned in 16 rows).

Karnak is arguably the most grandiose temple in all of Pharaonic Egypt.

With the sunset visit to the Temple of Luxor ; erected by the kings of the New Empire. You admire the obelisk of Ramsess II, his twin sister is at the Place de la Concorde in Paris ...!

Option: Sound and Light Show in Karnak.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Luxor - Esna
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After breakfast, visit of The Theban Necropolis including:

the Valley of the Kings, Deir El Bahari (Hatshepsut) and the Colossi of Memnon.

Option: A hot air balloon flight.

Then transfer for an hour's drive to Esna, the home port of Dahabeya. Installation on board the boat. (Full board)

Lunch, dinner and overnight on board.

Day 6: El Kab - Edfu
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Breakfast during navigation.

Then visit on foot the tombs of the governors of Nekheb overlooking the ancient city of El Kab, 5000 years old.

Lunch on board while sailing to Edfu .

Visit by carriage of the temple dedicated to the falcon god Horus, one of the best preserved in Egypt.

Return by carriage to the boat, and resumption of navigation to the island of Fawza.

Dinner and overnight on board.

day 7: Ramadi - Djebel Silsileh
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Breakfast during navigation.

Stopover in the small village of Ramadi surrounded by plantations of bananas, sugar canes and hibiscus.

Before leaving the village, the crew gets their supplies of fish or meat.

Lunch on board during navigation.

At the end of the afternoon, visit the sandstone quarries of Jebel Silsileh , several small dug chapels and the sanctuary of Horemheb.

Navigation to Maniha Island.

Dinner on board.

day 8: Ras-ras / kom-ombo
Temple de Kom ombo

You will rest on board, while the dahabeya will sail smoothly to Fares where you will disembark for a nice walk towards the new lands cultivated in the desert (mango, banana, lemon trees etc ...) and towards the remains of the Ptolemaic Temple of Ras-Ras : little known site.

Back on board. Short navigation to Herbiab, a beautiful beach. Possibility of swimming in the Nile.

Then visit the double temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Haroeris. Sail to Maniha, your evening stopover.

Dinner on board.

day 9: daraw - aswan
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In the morning, visit the Daraw market . It is the largest animal market in all of Egypt. Saturday-Sunday, camel market and Tuesday, animal market.

Return on board for lunch and cruise along the Nubian shores.

At the beginning of the afternoon transfer by car and motor boat to visit the Temple of Philae : dedicated to Isis, located on the majestic island of Agilika.

Visit of the high dam of Aswan.

Return on board for a farewell dinner and a final evening with your crew.

Option: visit of the unfinished obelisk.

Day 10: end of the cruising
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Breakfast on board and disembarkation.

Free morning, here are some suggestions for visits to do:

* Abu Simbel : by private vehicle and convoy, departure early to take the road to Abu Simbel. The trip lasts about 3 hours.

Two temples carved into the rock, the large temple in honor of Ramses II and the small temple in honor of Queen Nefertari, his favorite wife.

A visit that can only move you by the imposing stature of this building and the beauty of the sculptures.

* Felouke ride to visit nature reserves, botanical garden, elephantine and a Nubian house.

Installation and overnight at the hotel.

Day 11: departure
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Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer to Aswan airport, flight to Cairo.


NB:   this program can be modified according to your needs.

Please indicate your desired changes during your request so that we can study their feasibility and meet your wishes.


Based on 2 people: 1796 dollars per person.

Based on 4 people: 1750 dollars per person.

The price includes:
  • All greetings by our representatives and transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles.

  • The English speaking guide Individual Egyptologist.

  • The visits mentioned in the program.

  • 3 nights in a 4 * hotel in Cairo.

  • one night in a 4 * hotel in Luxor.

  • 5 nights on a sail boat (Dahabeya) in full board.

  • a night in a 4 * h O as in Aswan.

The price does not include:
  • Obtaining visas at the airport, around 25 dollars / person.

  • Drinks during meals.

  • Personal expenses.

  • Visits and meals not mentioned in the program.

  • Optional insurance.

  • Tips for guides, drivers and boat crew.

  • Air tickets Cairo / Luxor and Aswan / Cairo.

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