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Our program starts early in the morning by visiting the temple of Karnak. then take the road to Edfu, visit the temple dedicated to the god Horus, symbolized by a solar disc with falcon wings. It is one of the largest temples (height 26m, length 137m and width 79m) and best preserved in Egypt. Embarkation and start navigation. Night on board
Start your morning by eating a delicious breakfast while sailing, then a beautiful walk in Ramadi to explore and see how farmers live and see them working in their fields of alfalfa, sugar cane or date palms. Back on board then after lunch or at the end of the day stroll in the charming and very welcoming village of Bassaw. Overnight at Bassaw or at the foot of the Horemheb speos.
After breakfast, you will discover the jebel Silsileh quarries used to build the main temples of Egypt. Very short navigation and walk of about 2 hours to Farès in the palm groves - a wide variety of fruit trees and plants will be found on your way (palm doum - date palms - caliotropis etc. Back on board then lunch as the boat sails smoothly to Maniha where you will be spending the nights.
Morning navigation to Kom-Ombo, which, on its promontory overlooking the Nile, is admirably romantic. Dedicated to two deities, Sobek the crocodile and Horus the falcon, the temple has a perfectly symmetrical architecture. then a visit to the village of Daraw, that has one of the biggest camel market of Africa, Back on board for lunch and sailing along the Nubian shores towards Aswan. Last night aboard a few kilometers north of Aswan. oriental evening on the banks of the Nile with your crew that you leave tomorrow.
Breakfast. Disembarkation around 8am / 8.30am then visit the temple of Philae dedicated to Isis, located on an island 5km south of Aswan. then our journey end here.
Sail the Nile river on board of one of our dahabeyas or sandals with visits
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