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12 Night Long Nile Cruise Aswan/Cairo

12 Nights Full Board from £2,400 Per Person


Includes Flights, Transfers and 19 excursions guided by a qualified Egyptologist

Re-opened in 2012 after 18 years, this  cruise from Aswan to Cairo offers a fantastic opportunity to visit the lesser-known archaeological sites of Middle Egypt including the impressive Denderah Temple complex and the Temple at Abydos. This is the ideal way to fully explore the Nile and ancient Egyptian sites, with plenty of time to relax and enjoy the views of the river on a very comfortable 5* boat.

Highlights include:

  • Cairo - the Egyptian Museum & the Tutankhamun collection, Pyramids & the Great Sphinx
  • Rock-tombs of Beni Hassan 
  • Tel El Amarna once the city of Akhenaten
  • Abydos & Temple of Seti I
  • Sail to Naga Hammadi where you pass through some of the most beautiful scenery along the Nile 
  • Dendarah one of the best preserved temple complexes in Egypt
  • East & West Banks in Luxor    
  • Kom Ombo 
  • Aswan - High Dam & Temple of Isis on Philae Island

Please see below for confirmed sailing dates.


Confirmed 2019 sailing dates from Aswan to Cairo are: 

  • 14 February 2019. 
  • 12 March 2019.
  • 07 April 2019.
  • 03 May 2019.
  • 01 September 2019.
  • 27 September 2019.
  • 23 October 2019.

Example itinerary

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Abydos, Nile Cruise


  • 12 nights Full Board on 5* MS Dakakum
  • 19 excursions escorted by our on board qualified Egyptologist
  • Flights to/from Cairo and Aswan from London Heathrow with EgyptAir
  • All transfers, taxes and fuel surcharge

Prices are based on 2 people a sharing double/twin cabin on the Lower Deck. Supplements apply for Middle and Upper Deck cabins. Single cabin available with a supplement on the Middle/Upper Deck.  Single cabins on the Lower Deck available without a single supplement subject to availability.


We also offer various options as an extension to a 12 night Nile cruise, stay in one of our beautiful hotels in Aswan before you board your cruise.  After finishing the cruise stay in one our our 5* hotels in Cairo and visit the site of Saqqarh, Memphis, Mohamed Ali Mosque and visit the bustling Khan el Khalli Bazaar, or spend time relaxing in the sun on the Red Sea in Hurghada, El Gouna or Soma Bay after your Nile cruise.  Tailor made itineraries available.

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