• Special offer

    Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile Cruise

    The Sonesta Dahabiya - the Amirat was launched in February, 2009 - offers a cruise experience like no other on the Nile.

    Schedule:
    Every Saturday from Luxor & Saturday from Aswan
  • From $2300

    Meroe Dahabiya

    Completely rebuilt from the ground up in 2017, Meroe is the pride of Nour El Nil, offering guests the most spacious cabi

    Schedule:
    Every Monday from Esna to Aswan
  • From $2120

    Malouka Dahabiya

    Malouka Dahbaiya Cruises is a deluxe Dahabiya Cruises sailing between Esna & Aswan. Have the best getaway and relaxatio

    Schedule:
    Every Monday from Esna to Aswan
  • From $1945

    El Nil Dahabiya

    Nour El Nil Dahbaiya Cruises is a deluxe Dahabiya Cruises sailing between Esna & Aswan. Have the best getaway and relaxa

    Schedule:
    Every Monday from Esna to Aswan
  • From $835

    Amoura Dahabiya

    MS Amoura is a luxurious river yacht offering 6 elegantly furnish cabins, each with a panoramic window through which to

    Schedule:
    Every Friday from Aswan & Monday from Esna
  • From $775

    Abundance Dahabiya

    Get the feeling of sailing down the longest river in the world, where the Egyptian pharaohs lived and built their temple

    Schedule:
    Every Monday from Esna & Friday from Aswan
  • From $835

    Merit Dahabiya

    On the Merit Dahabiya Nile Cruise in Egypt you will enjoy luxury and personal service that is impossible on a larger shi

    Schedule:
    Every Saturday from Luxor & Wednesday from Aswan
  • From $1525

    Assouan Dahabiya

    Beautifully sleek and immaculately designed, Assouan is the most intimate of Nour El Nil's four dahabiyas. As the first

    Schedule:
    Every Monday from Esna to Aswan
  • From $835

    Jasmine Dahabiya

    This vacation Dahabiya first set vacation only to list as very old wood made Silk design have personal lavatories and tu

    Schedule:
    Every Saturday from Luxor & Wednesday from Aswan

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

There are many reasons to book your trip through Luxor and Aswan Travel. We have been in the business of operating high quality tours in Egypt for along time and pride ourselves on using this experience to create consistently high quality, personalized tour experiences. Read More About Why book with Luxor and Aswan Travel?

If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries, have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD in cash, as for the E-Visa for 30 day you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could also be one of the lucky ones who can obtain a free visa for 90 days. Read More About Egypt Travel Visa.

English is studied in school all over Egypt. This is why most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German; however, professionals, who work in the tourism sector, are accustomed to visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of most travelers.

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the weather is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

The entire country of Egypt deserve to be seen with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen such as the breathtaking Hurghada's red sea, The wonders of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan like Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The Wonders of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey's Pillar and Alexandria Library.

Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light, sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of Egypt.

In less touristic places, relatively modest dress is recommended. Women should avoid very tight clothing, keep their shoulders and knees covered, and avoid very revealing necklines. Men should also avoid particularly revealing clothing. wearing shorts is not very common among Egyptians. Dressing with relative modesty is a way of respecting the local culture. The metro in Cairo has separate cars for women that might be more comfortable, especially during rush hours when the cars can be very full.

In a restaurant, it is good to give between 5 and 10% tip directly to the waiter. For a small favor, like carrying luggage or parking a car, a few Egyptian pounds would be appropriate. Not more than five. Often times in Egypt you will find someone tending to the bathroom to keep it clean. Giving them one Egyptian pound is an appropriate amount. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver is completely optional but should be considered if you're provided with great service. If you decide to tip feel free to give what you think your experience was worth.

The best activity is by far boarding a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the allure and wonders of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert by a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.

There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas and new years eve.

The fastest way is a car, of course, a taxi. If you are in Cairo ride a white taxi to move faster or you could board the fastest way of transportation in Egypt metro if the roads are in rush hour.

The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c. Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

It is the home of everything a traveler might be looking for from amazing historical sites dating to more than 4000 years to enchanting city resorts & beaches. You will live the vacation you deserve as Egypt has everything you could possibly imagine.

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