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Nubian Odyssey

6-day tour from $1690

The delightful Nubia in 6 days




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Arrival to Aswan, Felucca ride

Arrival at Aswan International Airport will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel, the Movenpick Aswan, situated on the enchanting Elephantine Island in the heart of the bustling city. After checking in, indulge in a leisurely afternoon felucca excursion. These traditional sailboats, adorned with their billowy white sails, effortlessly glide across the sparkling waters, offering unparalleled panoramic views of the city’s picturesque skyline. As you drift along, the gentle lapping of the waves against the hull creates a soothing melody, carrying all worries away. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Botanical Garden of Aswan, a veritable oasis of vibrant flora and lush greenery. Stroll along the winding paths, inhaling the intoxicating scents of exotic flowers and herbs, and marvel at the diverse range of plants and trees that flourish in this desert paradise. At sunset, the garden transforms into a magical sanctuary, with the warm golden light casting a romantic aura over this serene retreat.



Aswan tour and Nubian Village
As the sun rises over the Nile, embark on a mesmerizing morning tour of Philae and the Unfinished Obelisk, two of Egypt’s most fascinating ancient wonders. Begin at Philae, a majestic island temple complex dedicated to the goddess Isis, where you’ll marvel at the ornate hieroglyphics and intricately carved pillars that seem to transport you back in time. Next, head to the nearby Unfinished Obelisk, a colossal monolith that was intended to be the largest of its kind, but was abandoned due to a fatal flaw. As you wander through the sprawling site, try to imagine the ancient stonemasons at work, their Tools and techniques still shrouded in mystery. After a morning of exploring ancient history, take a break and refuel for an afternoon of cultural immersion in Nubia Village, where you’ll delve into the vibrant traditions and customs of Egypt’s indigenous Nubian people. Wander through the colorful markets, sample local delicacies, and engage with the warm and welcoming locals, who will regale you with stories of their rich heritage and the secrets of their ancestral homeland.


Abu Simbel

As the sun rises over the desert horizon, you’ll embark on a scenic journey through the vast expanse of the Egyptian desert, the wind blowing gently through your hair as you gaze out at the endless dunes. The anticipation builds as you approach the majestic temple complex, its towering façade emerging from the desert landscape like a mirage. After a day of exploring the ancient wonders of Abu Simbel, the evening brings a new kind of magic – the Sound and Light Show. As the stars begin to twinkle in the night sky, the temple is bathed in a kaleidoscope of colors, the sounds of ancient Egypt echoing through the desert air. The show is a mesmerizing spectacle, bringing to life the history and mythology of the ancient Egyptians, and leaving you with an unforgettable sense of wonder and awe.



Abu Simbel to Aswan Old Cataract Hotel

Embark upon the picturesque drive from Abu Simbel to the iconic Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan, and witness Egypt’s majestic landscape unfold like a canvas painted with hidden ancient secrets. As you traverse the approximately 280-kilometer journey, the enormity of the Nubian Desert engulfs you, its golden dunes stretching towards the horizon, interspersed with clusters of palm trees and quaint villages. Leaving behind the grandeur of Abu Simbel’s colossal temples, the scenery transforms into a breathtaking tapestry of verdant greenery and serene Nile River views. With every kilometer travelled, the anticipation intensifies, until the majestic corniche of Aswan comes into sight, and the legendary Old Cataract Hotel emerges like a reborn phoenix, perched upon the banks of the Nile. Upon entering the hotel’s courtyard, bask in the warm sunshine and gentle breeze, beckoning you to unwind and immerse yourself in the tranquil ambience of this renowned sanctuary. Spend the remainder of your day indulging in the hotel’s charming amenities.



Kalabsha, High Dam and Bazaar

Embark on an exploration of the day at the grandiose Temple of Kalabsha, renowned for its impeccable preservation and rich history dating back to the Roman era. Admire the masterfully carved hieroglyphics that adorn its walls, unravelling the secrets of this ancient temple in Nubia. Then, make your way to the High Dam, a feat of engineering that has revolutionized Egypt, and discover its significant role in harnessing the power of the Nile.

After immersing yourself in the wonders of the past, take a leisurely evening stroll through the bustling Aswan Bazaar. Let the aromas of exotic spices and freshly brewed coffee waft through the air, as merchants call out to showcase their goods and create a vibrant atmosphere. As the night sky lights up with twinkling stars, engage in some spirited haggling for souvenirs, indulge in local delicacies and soak in the charm and warmth of this enchanting Egyptian city.




Today, according to your departure flight time, you’ll be transported to Aswan airport for your onwards flight.