Dahabiya Amoura » Tourprogram
Upon arrival at Esna at noontime our crew will welcome you on board. A fresh welcome drink will be served, while your luggage is stored to your cabin. Start sailing on the Nile to our first stop at El Hegz island, it takes around 4-5 hours. Lunch will be served during sailing and you will enjoy the natural scenes on both shores of the Nile. After arrival at El Hegz Island north of Edfu, the dinner will be served on board.
Sail en-route to Edfu. Enjoy breakfast at your leisure and then visit Edfu Temple, one of the largest and most intact of Egypt’s monuments. Two beautiful granite statues of the Falcon God Horus are flanking the entrance. After the visit of the temple either ride or walk through the bazar where you can barter for souvenirs, spices and perfumes. We will then set sails for about one hour to "El Fouza" Island where we will get dinner.
We set off for a relaxing sailing-journey to the temple of Gebel El Silsila, another of the less frequented destinations. We tie up alongside the Speos of Hormheb. Tonight dinner will be served in front of the illuminated temple or on the upper deck of the boat in a quiet atmosphere, with some music to match the mood.
Take your breakfast at leisure as we sail on to Kom Ombo. Listen to the sounds of the water buffalo as they wade in the shallow water or watch the donkeys, admire the various bird life of the river. Visit of the Greco Roman Temple at Kom Ombo, which was built totally symmetrical with two entrances, two halls and two sanctuaries dedicated to the Falcon God Haroeris (Horus the Elder) and the Crocodile God Sobek. Lunch will be served as we head for a small island, where we will moor for the evening and enjoy dinner at this enchanting location.
Enjoy the privilege and luxury of days gone by as we sail to Aswan, the gateway to Nubia and the Sudan. We should arrive around 10am, giving you plenty of time to visit some of the highlights such as the Temple of Philae, the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries and the souk of Aswan. Farewell dinner on board with Oriental and Arabic Music.
After breakfast we bid farewell to the crew. The luggage will be collected and will be ready for you to travel to your next destination.