Explore the Nile Aboard Dahabiya: In the Wake of Cleopatra

9 Days


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  •  Duration: 9 Days
  •  Accomodation Level:   Moderate%
  •  Language: English
  •  Rating: 80.0%  
  •  Trip ID: 89287
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  •  Primary Activities: River & Canal Cruising, Walking Tour
  •  Other Activities: History Tour, Pyramids, sightseeing
  •  Activity Level: Basic
  •  Arrival City: Cairo, Egypt
  •  Departure City: Cairo, Egypt
This is a travelers dream journeyexploring the Nile by dahabiya, a private two-masted river yacht that holds just 12 passengers. Its an intimate and relaxed way to travel! With our expert Egyptologist by our side, we sail the river from Luxor to Aswan, discovering the great Pharaonic monuments that abound in this legendary river valley. Our explorations bring us to fascinating out-of-the-way sites little visited by other travelers, including Nile villages where we experience a timeless way of life. The breathtaking royal tombs of New Kingdom pharaohs, the awe-inspiring temples of Abu Simbel, the romantic ambiance of our private sailing vesseltheyre all on this ultimate odyssey amid the eternal wonder that is ancient Egypt.

Trip Highlights
  • Sail aboard the Lazuli III, a traditional Nile sailboat with six cabins and en suite facilities
  • Discover magnificent temples from Luxor to Aswan
  • Explore the Valley of the Kings and Queens
  • Grand Nile-side temples at Abu Simbel
  • Optional Petra, Alexandria, and Cairo extensions
Small Group Experiences - Traveling is often made even more exciting by sharing the experience with others. Small groups range from 6 to 15 people in size, making for a trip filled with camaraderie, adventure, and the personal attention of a trained guide.

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