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Luxor Nile River Private Felucca Ride at Sunset provided by Nile Holiday

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Luxor Nile River Private Felucca Ride at Sunset

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Enjoy a hassle-free evening aboard a 'felucca' sailboat in Luxor by pre-booking this private tour, which includes hotel transfers. Sail along the River Nile as the sun sets behind the hills of the West Bank, then visit Banana Island to savor fresh bananas and Egyptian tea.
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    Luxor Felucca Tour
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    Late afternoon, Your Luxor Local tour guide will pick you up from your hotel (Lobby), and transfer to the Nile side, where your Egyptian traditional Felucca is waiting for you journey. Board your Felucca and relax on the soft cushions. Experience the peace and tranquility of the Nile water that has been the lifeblood of Egypt since Pharaonic times. Enjoy the Felucca gently glide down the river, watch the real Egyptian life pass by and enjoy the fantastic scenes that have not changed in millennia, the children playing in the water, the camels and donkeys, the farmers going about their work in the same ways they have done for centuries, and admire the water buffalo and a wide variety of birds. The felucca will sail to the Banana Island "an Island covered with banana plantations" the boat captain will berth the felucca off the island and take you on a short exploratory tour of the island, where you’ll be offered a refreshing cup of traditional Egyptian tea and some of the sweetest, most delicious bananas you have ever tasted. Return sailing and watch the sun sets slowly over Luxor West Bank, take in the scenes of life around you as you sail along the Nile, back to the Nile side and then transfer to your hotel in Luxor.
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  • Private tour, exclusively for your party: Ensures a personalized experience
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Luxor hotel
  • Savor sweet bananas and a cup of tea on Banana Island
  • Learn about the area and its landmarks from your guide
Important Information
2–3 hours
  • Pickup and return from your hotel in Luxor
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private Sunset felucca ride on the Nile
  • Entry/Admission - Banana Island (Gezira el-Moz)
  • Bottled water during the tours
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Qualified English speaking tour leader
  • Entry/Admission - Luxor Felucca Tour
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (Tipping)
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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AtlAlan wrote a review Jul. 2019
Atlanta, Georgia51 contributions25 helpful votes
I enjoyed the Nile river cruise with Mahmoud earlier today. It would appear that I was lucky has there was some wind today which made it even more pleasurable. Must be the 3 crickets some new friend gave me yesterday. Mahmoud was a good guide explaining some of the local
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Date of experience: July 2019
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robertastambaugh wrote a review Jun. 2019
Denver, Colorado24 contributions1 helpful vote
I spent 3 days in Luxor and schedule this felucca ride to experience the local sites from the Nile perspective. My guide met me at my hotel that was just across the street from where the boat was moored. He and his boat captain were very professional, telling me many things
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Date of experience: May 2019
Brookebond134 wrote a review Apr. 2019
London, United Kingdom141 contributions192 helpful votes
We enjoyed a brilliant evening cruise on the Nile in a felucca; one of the highlights of our holiday. Our tour guide, Hesham Hamd Mohamed, was superb. Hesham was both friendly and knowledgable, as were the two crew members onboard. The trip included a stop at Banana Island where
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2 Helpful votes
Freedom603024 wrote a review Apr. 2019
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Our group of 4 were very disappointed when are ride was cancelled due to high winds and the decision it would not be safe. Thank you! Not only was it a good decision but this company and Viator which was the booking agent refunded our full fee with absolutely no hassle. Thank
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Date of experience: March 2019
1 Helpful vote
Mya S wrote a review Oct. 2018
Auckland, New Zealand505 contributions26 helpful votes
This was a great way to end a busy day exploring. We were picked up from our accommodation in a shuttle and taken to our boat, which took us on a lovely cruise to the Banana Plantation. We got to explore the grounds, see not only banana plants but molokhia, corn, papaya. At the
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  • Languages Offered: English
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