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Half Day Boat Ride in Luxor w/ Visit to Banana Island provided by Sheba Tours

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Half Day Boat Ride in Luxor w/ Visit to Banana Island

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Updated 12/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 12/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Take a relaxing ride on an Egyptian sailboat in Luxor and enjoy the river breeze. Sail the Nile by boat and visit Banana Island to eat fresh bananas and drink Egyptian tea.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Luxor
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    Banana Island (Gezira el-Mozh)
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Your local tour leader will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the Nile side of Luxor, where your boat is waiting for your journey. Sailing down the peaceful waters of the majestic Nile River, see the imposing Luxor Temple on the East Bank and the pink hills of the West Bank go by, an inspiring and incredibly relaxing experience you’ll never forget. Experience the peace and tranquility of the Nile water that has been the lifeblood of Egypt since the times of the pharaohs. Enjoy a drink during your boat ride. The boat will sail north of Luxor to an island covered with banana plantations. The boat will sail to the Banana Island, an island covered with banana plantations. Have a relaxing time enjoying the beautiful scenery on a short exploratory tour. Enjoy 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 set slowly over the Luxor West Bank, take in the scenes around you as you sail along the Nile
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  • You'll end at
    Luxor
    Luxor, Luxor City, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt
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Important Information
Departure Point
Luxor, Luxor City, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Pickup and return from your hotel
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Boat ride in Luxor
  • All entrance fees (Banana Island)
  • Bottled water during the tours
  • Qualified speaking tour leader
  • All service charges and taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Banana Island (Gezira el-Mozh)
Exclusions
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (tipping)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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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Leo Mark wrote a review Aug 2019
Melbourne, Australia31 contributions6 helpful votes
I did the tour with Mohammad and it was awesome. Excellent tour guide with a passion for the English language and super nice. The boat was very relaxing. I went around 5pm to catch the sun setting
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Date of experience: August 2019
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By: Sheba Tours
Eclectic E
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Awesome service
This was one of the best experiences in Luxor! Ebtesam was very friendly and helpful too. Highly recommend this tou
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Jaysond06
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Great day in Luxor
Amazing tour we were picked up from the hotel on time the travel to luxor was relax our guide mohammed make me happ
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Jac0938
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Unforgettable trip i wish do it again
The tour was excellently organized, from being picked up was on time at the hotel We had Ahmed as a English guide.
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adrian2901
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Fantastic Trip ! Incredible guide and very amazing organizers
Get up early but was worth it !! Guide “Mark” was wonderful and knew a lot! Comfortable bus with enough chilled wat
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Jacky3331
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Wonderful trip to Luxor
Incredible experience, finding yourself walking in the temples where the pharaohs strolled was Amazing and full of
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Eliza8890
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Wonderful trip
It was great trip . Awesome driver !!!! Then we arrived directly in Luxor . rascher a great woman very knowledgeab
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Wili901
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Very Amazing trip
The trip was perfectly organised! Ahmed , our guide, had all the information you could ask i asked him many questio
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lindagP8494KQ
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Not too be missed
We had chosen this trip as our Nile Cruise had been cancelled, how happy we were seeing the amazing sights at Karna
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Wanderer0213
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Well preserved structures!
Such a huge complex, great place to explore! We spent about two hours walking around and enjoying the site. Even if
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siday970
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Very long day
The total length of the trip was 18 hrs. Pick up was scheduled for 04:30am but they turned up 45 mins early without
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Eirik H
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Fantastic history, ok tour
Fantastic historical tour. Best guiding for those who speak Arabic, significantly less guiding for us who speak Eng
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Paybol69
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Amazing experience!!
We booked just the day before, in the details we saw pick up at 4AM but it was 5AM, we were in a hurry but finally
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erinf509
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A balloon ride that never happened
I would avoid this tour if possible. We had a 4:45am pickup and was ready for this tour but no one came to get us.
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738mrjt
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Worthy Experience
Not to mention that the experience was quite amazing and worth spending your money and early morning time in Luxor,
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feeazk
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Luxor day tour- Karnak-Valley of the Kings
Gharda our guide was knowledgable and filled the day with fun and kept it interesting for my 3 teenage kids(takes a
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
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