The Zawiyah Egypt will sail from Luxor to Aswan on March 1–5, 2018

The Zawiyah is committed to the growth of a healthy, centered and spiritually grounded community. Join us for an intimate, holistic experience that will energize the body, uplift the soul and nourish the mind.

The Zawiyah

credit: mimi anis photography

credit: mimi anis photography

Under the leadership of Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah and others, we have embarked on a vision of seeking God through seeking knowledge. Nurturing an environment of scholarship and self-reflection, the seeker will find benefit in sitting with individuals who have mastered both the inner and outer dimensions of Islam.

Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Dr. Umar Abd-Allah (Wymann-Landgraf) is an American Muslim who embraced Islam in 1970. He studied Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Chicago and received his doctorate there in 1978. He taught at the Universities of Windsor (Ontario), Temple, Michigan, and King Abdul-Aziz (Jeddah).

A Serene Setting


Sail the calm waters of the beautiful Nile River between Luxor and Aswan aboard Le Fayan, a modern cruise boat that offers a relaxing and meditative experience ideal for learning and reflection. The boat facilities include a modern sun deck, pool, spacious lounges, gym, spa, outside dining and fine dining restaurant so there is plenty to do while cruising.