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Abundance Dahabiya

  • Duration3 Nights or 4 Nights
  • Cruise TypeDahabiya Boats
  • AvailabilityFriday from Aswan
    Monday from Esna

Abundance Dahabiya Tour Overview

Take the Abundance Dahabiya Nile Cruise for a trip you’ll always remember. Abundance Dahabiya combines luxury, history, and the peaceful beauty of the Nile. The unique Abundance Dahabiya cruise is a stylish and comfortable way to see the ancient sights of Egypt.

Begin your trip onboard the Abundance Dahabiya cruise at the High Dam, which is an amazing piece of modern bridge building. This impressive building serves Egypt’s needs and shows what the country has accomplished in recent years. Next, be amazed by the Philae Temple, a masterpiece of ancient architecture built to honor the goddess Isis. With its beautiful designs and grand columns, this temple is a sight, especially against the dramatic Nile.

You’ll find peace on El Sheikh Fadl Island, a lesser-known gem where you can enjoy the untouched beauty of the Nile and its surroundings. As you sail onboard the Abundance Dahabiya Nile Cruise to Kom Ombo, prepare for an interesting trip to a temple where two gods, Sobek and Horus, serve as guardians. The art and symmetry here are truly amazing, giving us a great look into the religion and society of ancient Egypt.

Another place to visit is Gabal El Selsela, off the beaten road, with interesting rock-cut chapels and a quarry that provided stones for many ancient temples. The Edfu Temple is one of the best-preserved old temples in Egypt. It was built to honor Horus, the falcon god. Stories of gods and pharaohs are told on its tall walls and intricate reliefs.

The ruins at El Kab Temple date back to the Early Dynastic Period, making it one of the oldest settlement sites in Egypt. As you visit, learn about its past. Going from the east to the west of El Hex Island is a unique experience. You’ll see different scenery and a calmer side of Nile life. Another beautiful place to visit is El Hegz Island, a quiet place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the Nile Valley.

As you get closer to Esna, you’ll enter a city known for its busy market and the beautiful Esna Temple dedicated to the god Khnum. When you get to the Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs like Tutankhamun are buried, the trip reaches its peak. History comes to life here because each tomb tells a story about Egypt’s great past.

Its size and style make the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut stand out. It is a fitting tribute to one of Egypt’s most powerful female pharaohs. Lastly, see the Colossi of Memnon, two huge stone figures of Pharaoh Amenhotep III that stand out against the Theban necropolis.

Overall, The Abundance Dahabiya Nile Cruise is more than just a trip; it is a journey through time that includes learning about history, relaxing in style, and taking in stunning views. You come away from the experience richer, smarter, and wanting more of the magic of the Nile.

Cruise Highlights

  • Luxury Nile cruise aboard the Abundance Dahabiya, offering a unique blend of history, culture, and relaxation.
  • Explore Aswan's modern marvel, the High Dam, and the ancient beauty of Philae Temple dedicated to Isis.
  • Discover the serene El Sheikh Fadl Island, a hidden gem on the Nile.
  • Visit Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to Sobek and Horus, and marvel at its unique dual design and intricate reliefs.
  • Explore the off-the-beaten-path Gabal El Selsela and the well-preserved Edfu Temple dedicated to Horus.
  • Uncover the ancient ruins of El Kab Temple and experience the contrasting landscapes of El Hex Island.
  • Relax and rejuvenate on the peaceful El Hegz Island, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Nile Valley.
  • Explore Esna's bustling market and the Khnum-dedicated Esna Temple, and culminate your journey in Luxor's Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, and the Colossi of Memnon.

Abundance Dahabiya Nile Cruise Facilities

  • traditional sailing ship:
  • no engine, generator.
  • 35m long, 6.5m wide
  • tugboat on a 40m rope
  • 4 cabins à 12m2
  • twin beds, 2 windows,
  • wardrobe;
  • bathroom with shower & small tub
  • private balcony,
  • water fi lters.

Abundance Dahabiya Nile Cruise Itinerary

3 Nights Itinerary Aswan to Esna

Day 1:Friday - Aswan City Tour

Upon arrival at Aswan Airport/Train Station, you will be met and assisted by your Tour Director.

Then your Egyptologist guide will accompany you to enjoy a one-day tour in Aswan, where you will visit the Philae Temple and the High Dam while enjoying a walk in the Aswan Bazaar.

Later you will be escorted to board your Dahabiya Nile Boat and enjoy lunch. Enjoy a beautiful sail to Kom Ombo.

Overnight arrival in Kom Ombo.

Meals:Lunch & Dinner

Day 2:Saturday - Kom Ombo

Breakfast at your leisure. Here we visit the Greco-Roman Temple at Kom Ombo.

The temple building is symmetrical, with two entrance’s two halls, and two sanctuaries dedicated to the Falcon God Haroeris (Horus the Elder) and the Crocodile God Sobek.

We set off for the relaxing journey to the temple of Gebel el Silsila, another of our less frequented destinations.

You will be amazed as we tie up alongside the Speos of Hormheb. If possible, dinner will be served on the grounds of the illuminated temple or the upper deck while soaking up the tranquil atmosphere with music to match the mood.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3:Sunday - Edfu

Enjoy breakfast. At your leisure, visit Edfu Temple by horse cart, one of Egypt’s largest and most intact monuments.

The entrance is flanked by two beautiful granite statues of the divine falcon, Horus. After you visit the temple, either ride or walk in the bazaar, this is a vast bazaar where you can barter for souvenirs, spices, and perfumes.

We will then sail to an island where we will disembark for dinner on the edge of the Nile, depending on the weather, or dinner will be served on the Sun Deck. Preparing for the fun Egyptian evening with Egyptian cuisine and Arabic music.

Dress up in a custom-made galabia or belly dance outfit. Gently sailing on our way to Esna, overnight Esna.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4:Monday - Esna & Luxor

Disembarkation from your Nile boat in Esna after enjoying your breakfast, then you will be escorted to Luxor to have a Sightseeing tour to visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon and Karnak Temple.

Later you will be transferred to Luxor airport or Train station for your final departure.

Meals: Breakfast

4 Nights Itinerary Esna to Aswan

Day 1:Monday - Luxor

Upon your arrival at Luxor airport / Luxor train station, your tour manager will meet and assist you.

Then you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist tour guide for a sightseeing tour in Luxor to visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Memnon of Colossi, and Karnak Temple.

Then you will be transferred from Luxor to Esna to embark on your Nile Boat, where the crew on board will welcome you. Overnight in Esna on board your Nile boat.

Meals:Lunch & Dinner

Day 2:Tuesday - Edfu

Enjoy breakfast at your leisure, sail to Edfu, and arrive around noon. Visit Edfu Temple by horse carriage, one of the largest and most intact of Egypt’s monuments.

Two beautiful granite statues of the Falcon God Horus flank the entrance. After you visit the temple, either ride or walk through the bazaar, this is an extensive bazaar where you can barter for souvenirs, spices, and perfumes.

Lunch on Board then continues Sailing till Silsela Hormoheb Temple.

Dinner will be served on the grounds of the Temple, an island, or the Boat’s upper deck while soaking up the tranquil atmosphere with music to match the mood.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3:Wednesday - Kom Ombo

Breakfast at your leisure, sailing to Kom Ombo Temple, or visit the Greco-Roman Temple Kom Ombo.

Enjoy sailing to Aswan and listen to the sounds of the water buffalo as they wade in the shallow water while you will see the Donkeys on the banks of the Nile as they go about their day-to-day business and the various bird life of the river.

Overnight close to the doors of Aswan city

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4:Thursday - Aswan City Tour

Breakfast on Board, then you will visit the Philae Temple, The High Dam and enjoy walking in Aswan Bazaar. Back to the boat to enjoy a fantastic evening in Aswan and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Aswan

Day 5:Friday - Check out

Disembarkation after enjoying your breakfast, then you will be transferred to Aswan airport / Aswan train station for final departure.

Meals: Breakfast

What is included in this tour?
Items that are included in the cost of the tour price.
  • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
  • Assistance of our personal during your stay and excursions
  • All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Accommodation on board 5 star Dahabiya on full board basis
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
  • Egyptologist guide during your excursions
  • All service charges and taxes
What is not included in this tour?
Items that are not included in the cost of the tour price.
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any additional meals and drinks
  • All personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Tipping to the guide, driver, cruise crew etc
  • Any optional tours & activities

Things to know

Additional information

  • Your daily tours usually start at 8 am, but you can change the time in coordination with your private guide.
  • You can make any changes to the itinerary if you have any special requests.
  • For reservations, contact us, and your reservation will be confirmed with one of our travel advisors.
  • After booking the trip, we will send you a voucher with all the booking details.

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.

Tipping on Nile Cruise

The tip is about $3-5 USD per person per night. For example, if you are 2 people staying 4 nights on a Nile cruise, the tip amount is $4 x 4 nights x 2 people = $32. So you leave $32 in an envelope at the front desk at the end of your Nile cruise.

Extra Expenses

Extra personal expenses on the trip may include a food tour, alcoholic beverages, tipping, visa fees, recreational expenses, and other services not listed.

Following are the items with extra costs during the trek:

  • For the visa fees, please check Visa and Passport Information.
  • Additional transport that you require.
  • Tipping for the guide and driver after the trip.
  • In case of unforeseen events like bad weather conditions and eventual flight cancellations, you are responsible for extra hotel nights and meals.

Optional Visits & Entry Tickets

All our packages and tours of Egypt do not include entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as entering the pyramids from inside, the mummies’ room in Museum, or entering the Tutankhamun tomb in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

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

  • A valid Passport for 6 months
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Sanitizer gel
  • Water holder
  • Bug spray
  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Cotton clothes in summer
  • A hat
  • Travel adaptor
  • Camera
  • Umbrella
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Medication
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Top Activities to do in Aswan & Luxor.

From Luxor’s majestic temples to Aswan’s vibrant souks, Egypt Cruise Planner offers an array of immersive experiences that will transport you to the heart of Egypt’s rich history and culture.

  • Embark on a Majestic Hot Air Balloon Ride over Luxor

    Embark on an unforgettable journey above Luxor, the world’s greatest open-air museum. As the sun peeks over the horizon, your hot air balloon gently lifts off, revealing a breathtaking aerial view of ancient temples and the majestic Nile. Glide serenely over the Valley of the Kings and Queens, witnessing the timeless splendor of these ancient burial grounds from a unique perspective.

  • Experience the Authenticity of Nubian Village Life in Aswan

    Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of a Nubian village near Aswan. These colorful settlements, nestled along the Nile’s banks, offer a glimpse into the rich traditions and lifestyles of the Nubians. Wander through the brightly painted houses, interact with the friendly locals, and learn about their fascinating history and customs. Enjoy traditional Nubian life to make memories that will last a lifetime.

  • Delve into the Enigmatic of Medinet Habu in Luxor

    Step into the past at Medinet Habu, the mortuary temple of Ramesses III. This architectural marvel in Luxor is a testament to ancient Egypt’s grandeur. Explore the well-preserved temple complex adorned with intricate carvings depicting victorious battles and daily life. The towering columns and vivid reliefs make Medinet Habu a must-visit destination for all travelers like you.

  • Delve into the Delights of Aswan's Spice Market

    Delve into the bustling Spice Market of Aswan, a sensory explosion of colors, scents, and flavors. Stroll through the vibrant alleys with stalls overflowing with fresh, aromatic spices, herbs, and exotic ingredients. Engage with local merchants, sample unique spices, and learn about their uses in traditional Egyptian cuisine. It’s an experience that captures the essence of Aswan’s rich cultural tapestry.

  • Witness the Enchanting Philae Temple Sound & Light Show

    Experience the magic of ancient Egypt at the Philae Temple Sound & Light Show. As the stars twinkle above, the temple comes alive with stunning lights and captivating narration, telling the tales of gods and goddesses. The interplay of light and shadow across the temple’s majestic structures, enchanting music, and dramatic storytelling create a mesmerizing spectacle that transports you back in time.

  • Embark on a Tranquil Felucca Ride along the Aswan Nile

    Set sail on a traditional felucca and glide gracefully along the Nile in Aswan. Feel the gentle breeze as you navigate the tranquil waters, witnessing the timeless beauty of the Nile Valley. Watch the sun set behind the palm-lined banks, casting a golden glow on the river. This peaceful boat ride offers a journey through the heart of Egypt’s enchanting landscapes and ancient history.

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Emily

Group Traveller

“I had the pleasure of embarking on the Abundance Dahabiya Nile Cruise, and it was an absolute delight. The Dahabiya itself is a charming vessel with elegant cabins and common areas. The crew’s attention to detail was outstanding, and they made sure every guest felt special. The guided excursions to historical sites were informative, and the onboard meals were a gastronomic journey through Egypt. If you’re looking for a unique and luxurious Nile cruise, Abundance is a fantastic choice.”

September 2, 2023

Amelia

Solo Traveller

Traveling alone can be daunting, but the Abundance Dahabiya Nile Cruise made me feel right at home. From the moment I stepped on board, I was welcomed with warmth and hospitality.

The cruise itself was a journey through time and beauty. The Nile’s serene waters, the picturesque landscapes, and the incredible historical sites made each day a new adventure. The crew and guides were not only knowledgeable but also passionate about sharing Egypt’s history and culture.

The cabins were cozy, and the food was exquisite, offering a blend of local and international flavors. Dining under the stars while sailing on the Nile was a surreal experience. If you’re a solo traveler looking for a unique and enriching journey, the Abundance Dahabiya Nile Cruise is the perfect choice

June 20, 2023
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