March 28, 2025 – As the sun rises over the Nile River, enjoy a delicious breakfast on board your boat. The morning air is cool and refreshing, and the scenery is simply breathtaking. As you sail, take in the sights of the lush riverbanks and the towering desert cliffs. Once you arrive in Aswan, visit the Aswan High Dam, one of the largest dams in the world. Learn about how this engineering marvel was built and how it has transformed the lives of Egyptians.
Next, visit Philae Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site awaits. This ancient temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis and was relocated to its current location on Agilkia Island after the construction of the Aswan High Dam. After your visit to Philae Temple, enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Aswan. Sample some of the city’s famous cuisine, such as ful medames (a fava bean stew) or kushari (a lentil and rice dish). In the afternoon, visit the Nubian Museum to learn about the history and culture of the Nubian people. This fascinating museum houses a collection of artifacts that tell the story of this ancient civilization.
Dine for dinner on board your boat as you relax and reflect on your day’s adventures as you watch the sun set over the Nile River.