Dahabiya Program

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A/C mini bus collection from the designated hotel and a direct transfer to Esna where the Dahabiya is moored. Before boarding there will be the chance to visit the temple of Khnum.

Island stop for lunch and refreshments and also the chance to stretch your legs. Departure from the island and sailing leisurely, passing by local Egyptian villages

Arrival in Edfu where a river bank camp fire and evening meal can be enjoyed before retiring to the cabins onboard the boat to sleep

Transfer to Edfu to visit the temple of Horus, visit the temple of Horus, its menacing black stone statue of the falcon god. Built in the time of Cleopatra about 2,000 years ago, it is recent by Egyptian standards and beautifully preserved.Then drive back to our yacht for lunch and refreshments.

Departure from Edfu. During sailing hours there will once again be the chance to enjoy refreshments like Chai tea whilst sun bathing and passing by local Egyptian villages.

Arrival at Nag El Shibeika where a five star traditional dish can be enjoyed onboard the Yacht. Wine and dine during this candle lit supper

Sailing leisurely to visit the temple of Horemheb where a 4x4 will be taken through the surrounding desert and lunch and refreshments can be enjoyed at a chosen spot.

Afternoon arrival at Muneiha where are camp will be constructed and a barbeque on the Nile side can be enjoyed whilst relaxing around a roaring fire before retiring for the night.

Arrival at Kom Ombo visit the Temple of Sobek, the crocodile-headed god. Located on the edge of the Nile, and contains many fine reliefs.

Afternoon sailing at El Aqaba El Kabara where the evening meal will be enjoyed on board the Yacht before retiring to cabins

Departure from El Aqaba El Kabara and leisurely sailing passing by local Egyptian villages.

Arrival at Aswan where there will be the chance to enjoy the sites of Elephantine Island & Kitcheners Island.

The Yacht will be disembarked on the West bank where a 4x4 will be taken through the dunes before exiting and climbing onto the next form of transport. Camels will take you around the tombs of the Nobles, Monastery of St Simeon , Mausoleum of the Aga Khan before returning back to the Yacht and sailing to the East Bank. Lunch and Tea can be enjoyed onboard before saying goodbye to the Yacht and talking a slow walk through Aswan Souq towards the train station.

Departure from Aswan onboard 1st class train back to Luxor, Arrival back in Luxor where an A/C mini bus will be waiting for you to transport you back to your designated hotels

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