Nour El Nil Nile Cruises
Uncover the wonders of ancient Egypt on board one of Nour El Nil’s six elegant dahabiyas. Cruise for 6 nights in total comfort and style down the majestic River Nile from Luxor to Aswan.
Choose between six authentic and elegant dahabiya boats, ranging in size, style and price point
Explore hidden temples and local treasures dotted along the banks of the Nile at a leisurely pace
Experience authentic Egyptian hospitality from the attentive and welcoming crew
A focus on sleek design and local craftsmanship ensures premium levels of comfort
There is no better way to explore the ancient wonders of Egypt than cruising along the Nile, propelled by gentle winds past majestic monuments and hidden temples. Whether you are sailing on board Adelaide, Agatha, Meroe, Malouka, El Nil or Assouan, embrace this authentic Egyptian experience. Nour El Nil’s six dahabiyas have been built with the utmost care by local craftsmen, each with its own individual character and style. Feel instantly at home surrounded by tranquil whitewashed walls and bright pops of colour, watching the world go by as you cruise along a 250km stretch of the Nile from Luxor to Aswan. Embrace a slower pace of life, stopping to discover ancient archaeological treasures or take a refreshing dip in the Nile. Enjoy leisurely afternoons unwinding on the spacious deck with a book or sharing stories with your fellow guests. Savour authentic Egyptian cuisine for every meal, from freshly caught fish to local produce purchased each day from farmers and fishermen along the river.
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Family Fun in Egypt
Dive into the rich history and fascinating culture of Egypt on this epic family journey, sparking the imagination of budding archaeologists and adventurous teens. Step back in time as you explore the legendary tomb of Tutankhamun, live like a pharaoh as you cruise down the Nile and head to the Sinai Peninsula for magical underwater adventures.
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4 Nights Nile Cruise
Experience the legendary river, passing through Egyptian heritage sites, including the West Bank as well as the temples of Karnak, Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Philae. In Aswan, sail by traditional Felucca to Agha Khan.
Best of West Bank
Take a morning motorboat into the West Bank. Explore 3 tombs in Valley of the Kings, Hatchepsut Temple, King Tutankhamun's Tomb and Queen Nefertari's Tomb. Time permitting, you can also explore another 3 tombs in the Valley of the Queens.
Located at the northern end of the town of Luxor, the Karnak Temple has three main sacred areas that honour three gods: Montu, an ancient local warrior god; Amun, the chief god of Thebes; and the goddess Mut, wife of Amun.
Sail Aswan by Felucca
Sail the Nile by felucca passing through sights such as Agha Khan Mausoleum, Kitchener's Island and ending at Elephantine Island.
Sail to Aswan Botanical Garden
For those with longer time, extend your felucca sail and drop off at the Botanical Garden for a stroll.
Temple of Horus & Kom Ombo
As you make your way between Luxor and Aswan, make a visit to Temple of Horus in Edfu as well as Kom Ombo, where you will find a huge temple dedicated to the God Sobek and Harocies.
Temple of Khnum at Esna
The Greco-Roman Temple of Khnum at Esna contains the beautifully preserved Great Hypostyle Hall.
Temple of Philae
The Temple of Philae is a superb temple complex dedicated to the goddess Isis.
Take in the impressively gigantic Unfinished Obelisk.