4 Days Dahabiya Nile River Cruise Aswan To Luxor

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the heart of Egypt on our 4-day Dahabiya Nile River Cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Witness ancient wonders, experience the serenity of the Nile, and explore iconic historical sites along the way. This all-inclusive cruise promises an unforgettable adventure, filled with cultural immersion, comfort, and luxury. Book now to secure your spot and receive instant confirmation. As a customer-focused travel company, we also offer customizations to ensure your trip is tailor-made to suit your preferences, including flexible pickup times. Read on to discover the highlights, advantages, detailed itinerary, inclusions, exclusions, pricing, tips, FAQs, and more to help you make an informed decision about this exceptional tour package.


The 4-day Dahabiya Nile River Cruise from Aswan to Luxor is a unique and intimate way to explore Egypt’s timeless treasures. The Dahabiya is a traditional sailing boat, offering a luxurious and personalized experience as you sail along the tranquil waters of the Nile. This carefully curated journey blends ancient history with modern comforts, allowing you to immerse yourself in Egypt’s rich cultural heritage while enjoying top-notch hospitality.


  • Explore the impressive temples of Abu Simbel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Discover the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, and the majestic High Dam in Aswan.
  • Sail through the serene Nile, passing picturesque landscapes and traditional villages.
  • Visit Kom Ombo Temple, a unique dual temple dedicated to Sobek and Horus.
  • Explore the Edfu Temple, one of the best-preserved ancient Egyptian temples.
  • Marvel at the Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs were laid to rest, and visit the stunning Hatshepsut Temple.
  • Witness the grandeur of the Karnak Temple Complex in Luxor.
  • Enjoy onboard entertainment and activities, including traditional music and dance performances.


  • Intimate and personalized experience aboard a Dahabiya, with a limited number of guests.
  • Expert Egyptologists as guides, offering in-depth knowledge and captivating storytelling.
  • Luxurious and comfortable amenities onboard, ensuring a relaxing and enjoyable journey.
  • Carefully planned itinerary, covering must-see sights and hidden gems.
  • All-inclusive package, covering accommodation, meals, sightseeing, and entrance fees.
  • Flexible pickup times and customizable options to tailor the tour to your preferences.


Day 1: Aswan – Embarkation and Abu Simbel Exploration

  • Welcome aboard! Meet our friendly crew and settle into your luxurious cabin.
  • Early morning excursion to Abu Simbel to witness the awe-inspiring temples of Ramses II and Nefertari.
  • Return to the Dahabiya for lunch and start sailing towards Kom Ombo.
  • Overnight onboard in Kom Ombo.

Day 2: Kom Ombo and Edfu

  • Explore the Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to Sobek and Horus.
  • Sail towards Edfu and enjoy a relaxing day onboard, taking in the breathtaking Nile scenery.
  • Overnight onboard near Edfu.

Day 3: Edfu and Luxor

  • Visit the Edfu Temple, dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus.
  • Continue sailing to Luxor, passing through the Esna Lock.
  • In Luxor, visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, and the Colossi of Memnon.
  • Overnight onboard in Luxor.

Day 4: Luxor – Disembarkation

  • Explore the Karnak Temple Complex, a vast and awe-inspiring site.
  • Disembark after breakfast, bidding farewell to the Nile and our crew.
  • Optional tours and transfers available upon request.


  • Accommodation on the Dahabiya cruise.
  • Expert Egyptologist guide.
  • All meals during the cruise (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
  • Entrance fees to all included sights and attractions.
  • Onboard entertainment and cultural performances.
  • Transfers to and from the cruise (can be customized).


  • International airfare to and from Egypt.
  • Visa fees (if applicable).
  • Optional tours and activities.
  • Personal expenses and gratuities.


Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo:Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara

3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room1100 $1130 $1350 $
Solo traveler1760 $1805 $1990 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room1240 $1275 $1600 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler1990 $2040 $2130 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids

Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.

Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room1850 $2000 $
Solo traveller2700 $3400 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar 

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room2850 $3300 $
Solo traveller4500 $5000 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Pack comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for both warm days and cooler evenings.
  • Protect yourself from the sun with hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
  • Stay hydrated by carrying a refillable water bottle.
  • Respect local customs and dress modestly when visiting temples and religious sites.
  • Bring a camera to capture the stunning landscapes and historical sites.
  • Exchange some local currency (Egyptian pounds) for small purchases and tips.

Trip Notes:

  • The Dahabiya cruise schedule and itinerary may be subject to change due to weather conditions and navigation restrictions.
  • The cruise is accessible to all ages; however, some sites may involve uneven terrain and steps.
  • A moderate level of fitness is recommended for this tour due to the walking and exploration involved.
  • We prioritize the safety and comfort of our guests and maintain strict hygiene standards.


  1. Q: Is the Dahabiya cruise suitable for families with children? A: Yes, families are welcome aboard the Dahabiya. We offer child-friendly activities and accommodations.
  2. Q: Are there any optional tours available? A: Yes, we offer a range of optional tours and activities that can be booked during the cruise.
  3. Q: What languages are the guided tours conducted in? A: Our guided tours are available in English, but private tours in other languages can be arranged upon request.
  4. Q: Can I book a private cruise for a group? A: Absolutely! We offer private charters for groups and can customize the itinerary according to your preferences.
  5. Q: Are vegetarian or special dietary options available? A: Yes, we can cater to various dietary requirements. Please inform us in advance, and we will make necessary arrangements.

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General Tips

  • Always wear comfortable shoes.
  • Buy a local SIM card.
  • Carry some of the currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound.
  • Learn some Arabic words like Shokran, Mn Fadlak.
  • Try the famous Egyptian food like Ful & Ta’meya.
  • Stay Hydrated at all times especially during the summer in Egypt.
  • Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.
  • The metro is one of the fastest ways to travel within Cairo.
  • Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

General Highlights

  • Explore the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx.
  • Shop at Khan El Khalili Bazaar enchanting markets in old Cairo.
  • Behold the holy Islamic & Coptic attractions in Old Cairo.
  • Feel the grandeur of Luxor within its majestic temples & tombs.
  • Rediscover the captivating wonders of the Egyptian Museum.
  • Witness the great Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
  • Board a soulful Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan or vice versa.
  • Discover the Natural Allure of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya.
  • Swim, Dive, and snorkel in Hurghada or cities situated on the Red Sea.

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