Nile, Stuttgart and New Delhi

Life on the Nile

A journey by boat from Luxor to Aswan is one the loveliest tripsy you will ever make.

The journey from L uxor to Aswan ona dahabiya, the traditional sailing cruisers that ply the Nile today as they have done for millennia, takes around six days – and will be amongst the most rewarding weeks you will ever spend travelling. Most of your time on the boat is spent up on deck, watching the landscape slipping silently by, disembarking at regular intervals to admire a nearby temple, a pharaoh`s tomb, or simply the ever-present desert. The berths and beds on board are very comfortable, but the best way to enjoy your time on dry land is with a night in one of the region`s many beautiful hotels. Passengers can let themselves be pampered at the beginning and end of this journey through time: in Luxor, the Al Moudira Hotel is a delight, and in Aswan, visitors can s