Ankh 1 Sailing Program

Aswan to Edfu
3 Days / 2 nights

The shortest Nile river sailing program, only in 3 days you will visit the major attraction between Aswan and Edfu, which can not be reached by huge Nile Cruises, with majestic of old times sailing boat, Ankh 1. You will experience the best of undiscovered places on your way onboard our boat from Aswan to Edfu

During our sailing trip, on some days we will enjoy walking between the cultivated land for 2 hours per day (1 hour after breakfast and 1 before the tea time).

Quick Info

Sailing Duration

3 days / 2 nights

Start at

Aswan

End in

Edfu

Sailing Route Map

Sightseeing Highlights

Optional Sightseeing

Day 01: Check in – Aswan – Daraw – Kom Ombo

Embarkation before lunch, sailing during lunch to the north, enjoying the landscape and taking knowledge about the farmer’s life in Egypt. Arrival to Daraw, visit the village and the local market, if the time permit we may visit the camel market using the local transportation, continue by the local transportation to Kom Ombo to visit Temple of Kom Ombo, which is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty, 180-47 BC, in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. Some additions to it were later made during the Roman period. The building is unique because its ‘double’ design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods. After exploration of the temple we board again our sailing boat Ankh1 Sandal
Dinner and overnight onboard

Day 02: Jabel El Silsila – Hormoheb – Fawaza

After breakfast onboard, the boat continue sailing on the Nile River towards north to Jabel el silsila, the ancient quarry of lime stone, then sail on the river with our Ankh to visit the temple of Hormoheb on the west bank and continue to Fawaza, a small village south of Edfu.
Dinner and overnight onboard

Day 03: Edfu – Check out

Enjoy breakfast in the fresh breeze, and continue sailing north to Edfu, Disembarkation in Edfu and visit Hours Temple in Edfu, which was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus-Apollo.
It is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. The temple, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, was built in the Ptolemaic period between 237 and 57 BC.

End of program

Sailing schedule is subject to change without prior notice due to navigational circumstances, but all sites will be maintained

Transfer from Aswan to Nile Sandal and from Edfu to Luxor is available upon request

During our sailing trip, on some days we will enjoy walking between the cultivated land for 2 hours per day (1 hour after breakfast and 1 before the tea time).

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