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Felucca Ride On The Nile River with Khalili El Khalili Bazaar

  • DurationApprox 2 Hours
  • Trip TypePrivate Tours
  • AvailabilityEveryday
  • Pick upHotel

Price starts from: $50

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Felucca Boat Ride Overview

Experience the magic of Egypt’s iconic Nile River with the best small boat Nile cruise, a Felucca Ride On The Nile River that promises an unforgettable adventure. As the golden sunsets, embark on a tranquil journey aboard a traditional felucca boat, gently gliding through the timeless waters of the Nile.

Marvel at the breathtaking vistas of ancient temples and picturesque villages that line the riverbanks, all bathed in the warm, amber hues of twilight. As night falls, the enchantment continues with captivating night activities on board. Immerse yourself in stargazing, traditional music, and delectable Egyptian cuisine, creating lasting memories under the starlit Egyptian sky.

This Felucca Ride On The Nile River offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle, providing a unique, intimate glimpse into the heart of Egypt’s rich culture and history, all while ensuring the highest level of comfort and relaxation.

Additional information

  • Your daily tours usually start at 8 am, but you can change the time in coordination with your private guide.
  • You can make any changes to the itinerary if you have any special requests.
  • For reservations, contact us, and your reservation will be confirmed with one of our travel advisors.
  • After booking the trip, we will send you a voucher with all the booking details.

The tour is available in:

English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, French

Note: The Mentioned prices include a tour guide in English only; in case of requesting any other language, there will be an additional cost.

Felucca Tours Itinerary

Afternoon: Start your day by heading to the Cairo Nile River for an unforgettable felucca ride experience.

Felucca Ride: Hop aboard a traditional Egyptian sailing boat, a felucca, and enjoy a relaxing ride along the Nile River. Take in the stunning views of Cairo’s skyline and watch the sunset over the city. You can also request a guide to give you a tour of the river and its landmarks.

Khan El-Khalili Bazaar: Head to the famous Khan El-Khalili Bazaar to experience Cairo’s bustling and vibrant atmosphere. Shop for souvenirs, spices, and jewelry while enjoying the lively street performers and musicians.

Dinner: Enjoy a traditional Egyptian dinner at a local restaurant after your felucca ride. Try delicious local dishes such as koshari, ful medames, and stuffed pigeons.

This itinerary will give you an unforgettable experience of Cairo’s Nile River, including a felucca ride, a traditional Egyptian dinner, and a visit to the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar. Enjoy your day!

What is included in this tour?
Items that are included in the cost of the tour price.
  • All service charges and taxes
  • English-speaking Guide
  • Bottled water during the trip
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
What is not included in this tour?
Items that are not included in the cost of the tour price.
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal Spending
  • Beverage
  • Tipping (It's recommended)

Things to know

Prices

  • Prices are in US dollars per person per trip and you can pay in any other currency.
  • Rates are subject to change in case of any changes in airport taxes, hotel rates, transport rates, or government taxes.
  • Rates are not valid during Christmas or New Year.
  • Travel insurance and entry visa charges are not included in the package.

Tipping in Egypt

Tipping is not included in any of our packages and is entirely up to the discretion of travelers. Although it is not mandatory, it is of great importance to the people who take care of you while traveling.

Extra Expenses

Extra personal expenses on the trip may include a food tour, alcoholic beverages, tipping, visa fees, recreational expenses, and other services not listed.

Following are the items with extra costs during the trek:

  • For the visa fees, please check Visa and Passport Information.
  • Additional transport that you require.
  • Tipping for the guide and driver after the trip.
  • In case of unforeseen events like bad weather conditions and eventual flight cancellations, you are responsible for extra hotel nights and meals.

Optional Visits & Entry Tickets

All our packages and tours of Egypt do not include entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as entering the pyramids from inside, the mummies’ room in Museum, or entering the Tutankhamun tomb in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.
  • We are offering a low down payment of just 25% to secure your spaces on tour, including hotel rooms, cruise cabins, domestic flight tickets, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid up to two days before your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour manager, making you’re booking a risk-free investment.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation after confirmation with payment before 30 days of the commencement of the tour: 10% of the value of the tour package.
  • Canceling the tour 30 to 20 days before commencement of the tour: 25% of the value of the package
  • Canceling 19-15 days before commencing the tour: 50% of the tour cost
  • Canceling 14-11 days before commencement of the tour: 75% of the tour cost
  • Canceling before 10 days or less before the tour date: No refund for the tour

Children Policy

  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price.

Notes:

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent’s room )
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

Things to bring with you

  • A valid Passport for 6 months
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Sanitizer gel
  • Water holder
  • Bug spray
  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Cotton clothes in summer
  • A hat
  • Travel adaptor
  • Camera
  • Umbrella
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Medication

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Maria Rodriguez

Family Traveller

“Cairo with three teenagers? I was bracing for meltdowns, but this tour was a winner! The kids loved the felucca, pretending to be Nile pirates. They even learned to count in Arabic thanks to our friendly captain. Khan el-Khalili was a treasure hunt. We haggled for colorful scarves, tasted exotic candies, and even got henna designs. They’re still raving about the “magic lamps” they bought (flashlights!). This tour wasn’t just history; it was quality family time with a twist of Egyptian spice.”

September 23, 2023

Elijah

Solo Traveller

“Solo backpacking in Egypt can be daunting, but this tour felt like joining a temporary family. Sipping mint tea on the felucca, I met travelers from all over, swapping stories and laughter. Khan el-Khalili was a sensory feast. I got lost in the labyrinthine alleys, befriended a local rug merchant (who taught me the art of the haggle), and emerged with a one-of-a-kind backpack charm. This tour wasn’t just sightseeing; it was a solo adventure amplified by genuine connections.”

July 22, 2023

Thompson and Emily

Couple Traveller

“Celebrating our anniversary in Cairo, this tour was the perfect blend of romance and adventure. Imagine Emily’s face as the felucca glided past the Pyramids, bathed in golden sunlight. We even shared a stolen kiss under the stars. Khan el-Khalili was a treasure trove. We found hand-painted papyrus scrolls with our names in Arabic, a unique souvenir of our love story. This tour rekindled the spark and added a touch of Egyptian magic to our marriage.”

July 1, 2023

Benjamin

Family Traveller

“Cairo with kids can be tough, but this tour was a slam dunk. The felucca ride was like a pirate ship adventure for my little ones – spotting feluccas racing by, imagining pharaohs on the banks. Khan El Khalili was Aladdin’s cave come to life! They haggled for mini carpets, squealed over jeweled scarabs, and even got henna tattoos. The vendors were so friendly, it felt like one big family. It wasn’t just sightseeing; it was a cultural immersion that made my kids fall in love with Egypt. A win for the whole family!”

May 13, 2023

Evelyn

Solo Traveller

“I’m a solo traveler who craves immersion, and this tour delivered. The felucca was my chariot, slicing through the Nile’s timelessness. I met fellow solo travelers on board, sharing stories and laughter as we watched the city glide by. Khan El Khalili was a whirlwind – a kaleidoscope of sights, smells, and sounds. I got lost (on purpose!), stumbled upon hidden gems, and even learned a few Arabic phrases. It was empowering and exhilarating, a reminder that solo travel can be the most rewarding journey of all.”

April 1, 2023
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