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River Nile Cruise in a Felucca: An Aswan Experience


Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Approximately 5 hours

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point

    In front of the Nile Hotel, 15 Corniche El Nile Street, Aswan 99999. The hotel is next to the duty-free shop and Aswan Elementary Court.

  • Ending Point

    Same as the meeting point 

Key Highlights

  • Gear up for a true Egyptian adventure by taking a Nile cruise in a traditional felucca!
  • Float down the Nile and work on your tan while lounging like a Pharaoh!
  • Watch local farmers work the riverbanks for their sustenance!
  • Spot wild, Egyptian animals that flock to the life-giving Nile River!
  • Meet your friendly and experienced Nubian Captain!
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted
  • Small group tour ensures a personalized experience


Lounge on the deck of a traditional Egyptian boat during your Egypt trip when you take a River Nile Cruise in a Felucca: An Aswan Experience!

You’ll experience life on the Nile as it has existed for millennia. Embark on a tranquil cruise down the Nile in a traditional sailboat and enjoy peace and quiet that you simply can’t experience on a motorboat. Relax on the felucca’s spacious deck and soak up some Egyptian rays. Floating down the Nile River like a pharaoh is one of the most luxurious things to do in Aswan!

Meet your friendly and experienced Captain in front of the Nile Hotel before weighing anchor and casting off on an unforgettable Aswan trip. Watch local field workers tending to their crops on the river banks. Spot countless birds, fish, and other Egyptian wildlife. And, learn all about Nubian history and culture from your friendly Nubian crew! Then, taste a traditional Nubian meal that may include mashed potatoes, zucchini, rice, and pasta. Finally, wash it all down with a cup of tea prepared in typical Nubian fashion. It’s what to do in Aswan for a truly authentic Egypt experience!


  • River Nile Cruise in a Felucca: An Aswan Experience
  • A 5-hour relaxing ride on a traditional Felucca down the River Nile
  • Felucca sailing trip
  • Lunch on board the boat
  • Local English/Nubian-speaking captain


  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs and items of a personal nature
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes early.

You will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.

Wear comfortable clothes and dress for the weather. We recommend that you bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses.

This tour can be customized to accommodate vegetarians, vegans, and others with dietary restrictions. Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary needs. You can do so in the “Additional Request” box at checkout. You must notify us in advance so that we can ensure the right meal is brought on the boat for you.

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 years can join this tour at the rate listed above. Please select “child” above when booking. Children under the age of 6 years will have to sit this tour out.

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