Standup Paddle & Sail the Nile in Egypt from Aswan to Edfu

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We are happy to take you on a SUP & Sail tour on the stunning river Nile! We paddle from Aswan to Edfu and will be accompanied by a traditional sailing boat, which means when you are tired of paddling, you can jump onboard and relax onboard and join the crew sailing, read or chill and listen to music. We stop in Nubian Villages, temples like Kom Ombo, Edfu, Philae and experience the traditional life of the fishermen on the shores of the Nile. We sleep onboard of the sailing boat - there is not much privacy, but there are showers and toilets. This is a trip for adventurers. You can bring your SUP Board or rent a SUP from us. This trip is doable for all levels - so it doesn't matter if you paddle regularly or if you are new to the sport or if you want to bring your non paddling partner or family, as non paddlers are welcome onboard too. Food and drinks are included, and the crew cooks fresh food on board. Ready for an adventure of your lifetime? Included in the price: - local permits to paddle the Nile - welcome dinner in Aswan in a Nubian restaurant - campfires at night, visit of Nubian villages along the way - 6 days and 5 nights onboard of a felucca, blankets/pillows etc. included - breakfast, lunch and dinner, non-alcoholic drinks - locals guides and SUP guide - shuttle Hurghada to Aswan, Edfo to Luxor and Luxor to Hurghada - 1 night in a hotel in Luxor incl. breakfast Not included: - alcoholic drinks - SUP Boards (you can bring your own or rent from us for an additional fee of 150 Euro) - entrance fee to the temples
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The trip was a lot of fun and I would book a trip with Kathrin again any time. It was very much action, fun and adventure. I will remember this vacation very well and for a long time :)
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Day 1-2
We will pick you up from the hotel or from the airport. At noon, we leave from Hurghada and travel to Aswan. If you find chaper flights to Cairo or Marsa Alam and make your way to swan yourself, just let us know, and we meet you there. Aswan is too beautiful to leave it right away. So we will have a day to discover and yes - we do a small tour by SUP around Elephantine Island, discover the tombs of the Nobles and see Aswan from above from the sanddunes at the Westbank and paddle into the sunset.

To Edfo City

Day 2-6
After breakfast onboard of our felucca we start paddling downstream. Day 2-5 we paddle and discover the life on the riverbanks or relax onboard and learn how to sail a felucca. We stop in villages and visit temples on the way, where the big cruise ships won't stop. Our boat crew is Nubian and know the best places along the shore, we stop in little markets, villages and can see a camel market, where camels that made all the way from Sudan. We anchor on islands in the middle of the Nile and make campfires for the night. Highlights are chats with the fishermen in their boats who always invite for a tea or to roam through temples and tombs off the touristpath like Gebel el-Silsila hidden in the reeds 60 km north of Aswan. Trust your luck and the guards will unlock hidden tombs. Once we arrive in Edfo we have shuttle service to Luxor - where we stay in little


Day 6-7
You can get a massage or relax at the pool- but honestly, Luxor must be discovered! We will have bicycles to cruise around and to see the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Hapchetsut temple and the Luxor and Karnak temple. Once you get tired, you can paddle to the other shore and stroll over the market or just relax in one of the many Nilecafe. In the evening we have a bus back to Hurghada.
7 days trip
Hurghada, To Edfo City & 1 more
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