12 Night Long Nile Cruise Aswan/Cairo

12 Nights Full Board from £2,200 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 2018 sailing dates from Aswan to Cairo are:

  • 15th February 2018
  • 13th March 2018 - SOLD OUT
  • 08th April 2018
  • 04th May 2018
  • 01th September 2018
  • 27th September 2018 - SOLD OUT

Example itinerary

Cruise Boat


We have lots of reviews on our facebook page, on our testimonials page, on Feefo and podcasts on Youtube.

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 MAIN Deck. Supplements apply for Upper Deck cabins, discounts apply for Lower 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 Cruise & Stay options as an extension to a 7 night Nile cruise holiday. Stay in Cairo before you board your cruise and visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum with its newly  renovated Halls in the Tutankhamun Galleries and the bustling Khan el Khalli bazaar, or spend a week relaxing in the sun on the Red Sea in Hurghada or Soma Bay after your Nile cruise.

Request aQuote

Subscribe to our email newsletter for regular offers and updates...

Latest News & ViewsAll Articles

| Our Travel App - Enchanted History

We are currently developing an Augmented Reality (AR) Travel App.

| Update on Possible Discovery of Nefertiti's Tomb

Scans carried out on Tutankhamun’s Tomb show hidden chambers.

| Festive River Cruises Availability & Offers

Latest availability & offers for our European river cruises over Christmas and New Year.

Follow Us

By continuing to use this website you are agreeing to our use of cookies.