Felucca sunset

Luxor, Luxor City, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt (0)
from/per person $ 25
  • Day Tours
  • Groups allowed
  • Tour guides


Advance-booking a ‘felucca’ sailboat ride in Luxor will save you the hassle and time of organizing it on the ground. With this trip, ride a private white-sailed felucca on the River Nile as the sun sets behind the West Bank hills. Soak in the views, learn about the sights from a guide, and visit Banana Island to savor fresh bananas and Egyptian tea. Ideal for families and couples, with hotel transfers, included for ease.

Private sunset felucca sailboat ride on River Nile in Luxor Cruise the timeless river in a traditional, white-sailed felucca Admire the riverside scenes and West Bank hills as the sun sets Savor sweet bananas and cup of tea at Banana Island Perfect for families, and couples wanting romantic time out Hotel pickup and drop-off included

Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private Tour Guide
  • Felucca ride Entrance fee to Banana Island
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges


  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (recommended for guide and driver)

Departure Point

  • Your hotel in Luxor
  • Departs
  • Daily
  • Departure Time 3pm in winter 4pm in summer
  • Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
  • Return Details
  • Returns to original departure point.

What To Expect

Late afternoon, Nile Holiday representative will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor, and transfer to the Nile side, where your Felucca is waiting for you journey. Board your boat and relax on the soft cushions. Experience the peace and tranquillity of the Nile water that has been the lifeblood of Egypt since Pharaonic times. Enjoy a cool drink as you gently glide down the river.

Then 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.

Then 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. Continue 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.

Hotel Pickup

Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, Then we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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