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Musk Dahabiya Boat

Cruise Category
Deluxe

Cruise Schedule

Every Saturday from Luxor & Aswan

Meals Included

Full Board

Overview

In keeping with our desire to offer passengers a privileged experience, we named this Dahabiya after a precious and evocative substance. Ancient and modern aromatherapy ascribes regal traits to the purifying scent of musk, said to build the wearer’s courage and self-confidence, while making them irresistible to the opposite sex. Often associated with masculine strength, a single grain of musk can perfume millions of cubic feet of air and used as a fixative it makes scents endure for a very long time.
Musk’s impact on Islamic culture is significant: the Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) favored it, and legend maintains that the Garden of Paradise is inhabited by maidens who embody its fragrant qualities. The scent’s mystical properties were highly valued in Persia. There, musk was mixed into the mortared walls of mosques at Tabriz and Kara Amed so that when warmed by the sun, they would emit the perfume of paradise. We hope your Nile journey will be as intoxicating as the scent of Musk, and the memory as long-lasting. Onboard, you may choose from six cabins, each named for a heady fragrance.

Charter basis
Per person per night
Availability
Every Saturday from Luxor & Aswan
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The rates are quoted per person, in double standard cabin, per night, for minimum seven nights cruise – including private tours.

Highlights

Musk Dahabiya Cruise -High Dam – Philae Temple – Kom Ombo Temple – Edfu Temple – Karnak & Luxor Temple – Valley of the kings – Colossi of Memnon

Itineraries
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DAY (01):

Welcome to Luxor, (around the clock). Vantage Travels representative will meet and assist you to finish the arrival procedures, having your luggage checked he will escort you to the Dahabiya by deluxe air-conditioned vehicle Embarkation for a relaxing week sailing the Nile After lunch, excursion to visit the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak, with its vast hypostyle hall of 137 columns, followed by the imposing 28th, Dynasty Luxor Temple. Overnight moored on the Nile banks of Luxor.

DAY (02):

After breakfast you will start your journey to discover the Curse of the Pharaohs by visiting west bank of Luxor where the valley of kings – which had the royal tombs of kings during new kingdom – Hatshepsut temple – the only female ruled Egypt over 18 years – and colossi of Memnon are located. Ending your tour, you will be driven back to your Dahabiya to enjoy lunch & dinner during sailing to Edfu passing through Esna lock. Sail on the way to Esna. (noon time). Overnight nearby Esna.

DAY (03):

Today will be a leisurely day. After breakfast, commence sailing. Overnight moored beside a Nile island.

DAY (04):

Enjoy your breakfast on board, then start your journey with amazing transfer to Edfu temple (Horus Temple), Edfu temple consists of traditional elements of Egyptian Temples of the New Kingdom, together with a few Greek elements, back to your Dahabiya to enjoy lunch & dinner. Overnight moored beside a Nile island.

DAY (05):

Today you will sail on the way to Kom Ombo. Overnight moored beside a Nile island.

DAY (06):

Visit Kom Ombo to see the Ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, god of the morning sun. A leisurely sailing to Aswan and moored nearby Aswan Bridge.

DAY (07): Luxor

Arriving to Aswan at the early morning, breakfast on board then enjoy visiting the high dam & unfinished Obelisk by air conditioned vehicle, then you will use another kind of transportation (Motor Boat) to visit Philae Temple back to your Dahabiya to enjoy lunch & dinner.

DAY (08): – Departure Luxor

Breakfast aboard the Dahabiya followed by disembarkation.

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