Water activity

Cairo: 2-Hour River Nile Cafelluca Cruise with Meals

3.8 / 5

14 reviews

Activity provider: Emo Tours Egypt

Cairo: 2-Hour River Nile Cafelluca Cruise with Meals

Activity provider: Emo Tours Egypt
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From US$ 65 per person

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Experience the traditions and culture of Old Cairo through modern eyes on this 2-hour felucca boat cruise along the River Nile. Choose either the breakfast, lunch, or dinner option, and enjoy an authentic Egyptian meal whilst soaking up incredible views.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the line through express security check
Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Meet at your mentioned pickup address or hotel lobby and look for a tour representative with the sign 'Emo Tours'.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the sights, sounds, and scenes of the River Nile on a 2-hour felucca boat cruise
  • Experience the tradition and culture of Old Cairo in the modern era
  • Dine on delicious and authentic Egyptian food, served at breakfast, lunch, or dinner
Full description
Your River Nile experience begins with pickup from your hotel within Cairo City, then heads to Maadi where your traditional felucca boat awaits you. Find your seats aboard the boat and sit back and relax as you leave the marina and start your trip along the world-famous River Nile. Spend a delightful 2-hours cruising along the river, admiring incredible views of the surrounding landscapes and locals going about their day. As you watch the scenes unfold along the river, learn about how Old Cairo has adapted to modern times, and how traditions and culture have developed here. While you sail, enjoy a delicious and authentic Egyptian meal, bursting with colorful flavors that represent the local way of life. There are 3 options available for the trip, the breakfast option which runs from 10am to 12pm, the lunch option which runs from 12pm to 4pm, and the dinner option which runs from 6pm to 8pm. During the breakfast cruise, dine on traditional ful stew, falafel, feteer, honey, cheese, tomato, salad, and soft drinks. On the lunch and dinner cruises, guests are served a selection of meat samosas, meat and vegetable tagine, tahini, salads, grilled chicken, kofta, and more, as well as a sweet dessert and soft drinks.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Breakfast, lunch, or dinner
  • Soft drink
  • Bottled water
  • All taxes and services
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Overall rating

3.8 /5

based on 14 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    3.2/5

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This was the most wonderful and romantic cruise we have ever done. First of all it is a private tour, so you have the lovely cafelluca boat all for yourself / your group. Then, we had a delicious traditional Egyptian dinner on board, including 3 variety of meat (kofta, beef and chicken), tahini, rice, salad and 3 types of dessert. The cruise last 2 hours, sailing along the river Nile. The crew allowed us to choose the music and even asked us if we were happy with the speed of the boat. The ambiance is extremely relaxing, romantic and cozy. Engy took good care of us, from the pick up at the hotel to the drop off, being very kind and polite. We definitely recommend this trip as it is a truly unforgettable experience.

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June 5, 2022

We booked a 7pm trip. After flying 20hrs we received a message that the choice of times was now 4.10pm or 10pm. With another 4hrs to fly and the flight not arriving before 4pm we felt pushed to take the 10pm trip. On arriving to the hotel after 24hrs in transit we canceled the 10pm trip as we were to tired and did not receive a refund as we canceled to late. This would not have been canceled if the original time we booked and paid for was honoured.

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June 4, 2022

Very nice private and romantic experience! But the meal was not good and we waited for the boat for more than 30 minutes. Very good value for money

May 29, 2022

Product ID: 304788