There is no city in the world like Cairo. It has been the largest city in Africa and the Middle East for 750 years and has been attractive to tourists throughout the ages.
Recently Dahabiya’s have seen a revival for discerning travellers looking to explore the mystery of the Nile and recapture the bygone era of romance, elegance and intimate service.
Edfu Temple is one of the stop-offs when doing a cruise down the Nile either on a cruise boat or a felucca. Most people are transferred from their boat by bus but it is possible to make the short journey on horses using a Hantoor carriage ride.
The town of Kom Ombo is located 30 miles north (or downstream) from the city of Aswan. Most people visit the temple from either a cruise or a felucca boat.
Aswan is Egypt’s southernmost city, and the ancient frontier town lies in one of the most beautiful settings on the first cataract of the Nile. This is also where the desert meets the Nile, amidst sparkling blue waters and granite bedrock.