Join us for an all-inclusive 4-day journey aboard the modern cruise boat, Le Fayan. We will travel between Luxor and Aswan on the serene waters of the Egyptian Nile, while we explore Egypt's most renowned historic sites including Luxor Temple, Kom Ombo and Aswan.
The Le Fayan has 57 spacious rooms with floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the Nile landscapes. All the rooms have a seating area of two lounge chairs and a coffee table. Rooms enjoy a dresser and a small desk area, a large flat screen LCD TV with cable channels, WiFi Internet, a fully stocked mini-bar fridge, electronic safe, closets, drawers and room service. The rooms have a modern white marble and wood bathroom with a multi-head shower. Rooms are spacious with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the beautiful landscapes that the Nile offers. The boat has complementary wireless Internet, world-class navigation standards and provides an attentive hospitality experience.
Rates for Non-Egyptian Nationals
Single Occupancy: $1,300 per person
Double Occupancy: $900 per person
Ages 0–2: Free if child flies on lap and shares room and bed with two adults.
Ages 2–5: $200 per child for flight and if child shares room and bed with two adults.
Ages 5–12: $545 per child for one or two children sharing same room with two adults. An extra bed may be added on a first come, first serve basis and priority will be given to larger families.
Rates for Egyptian Nationals:
Due to Egyptian Laws, Egyptian Nationals are given different rates than foreigners
Single Occupancy: 17,600 EGP per person
Double Occupancy: 12,300 EGP per person
Ages 0–2: Free if child shares room and bed with two adults.
Ages 2–5: 3,000 EGP per child for flight and if child shares room and bed with two adults.
Ages 5–12: 7,250 EGP per child for one or two children sharing same room with two adults. An extra bed may be added on a first come, first serve basis and priority will be given to larger families.
Registration includes the following:
Intercity Flights: Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
Land transportation to/from Cairo airport and excursions
4 nights on the Le Feyan cruise boat
Tuition for sessions
3-4 guided excursions
Day trip to Humaythara, the burial place of Sayyidina Abu al-Hasan al-Shadhili
What to Bring:
Luxor and Aswan are the two southernmost cities in Egypt with weather in March that is warm in the daytime and slightly cooler at night. Average temperature is a high of 28C/82F and a low of 11C/52F.
Bring casual comfortable clothing, sport shoes or sneakers, sandals and outerwear (mainly at night). Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses and small backpacks for activities.
With a modern sun deck, pool, spacious lounges, bar, gym, spa, outside dining and fine dining restaurant there is plenty to do while cruising.
Traveling to Egypt:
Participants should plan to arrive in Cairo on February 27 and depart Cairo on March 5. There will be a group flight from Cairo to Luxor on February 28 at 7 a.m., and a group flight from Aswan to Cairo on March 4 at 8:00 p.m.
Note: Any hotel costs incurred before or after the retreat dates (February 28—March 4) are the responsibility of the participant.