What is a Felucca

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Ancient felucca A felucca is an old, traditional, wooden sailing boat that has remained the primary form of transportation on the Nile throughout the ages. Its ancient form still graces the river as it has done since the time of the Pharaohs.

Feluccas have become a popular attraction for tourists, offering a wide range of trips. One can choose from an hour’s cruise to a week-long journey for the more adventurous, sailing between Luxor and Aswan, sleeping and eating on board.

The best way to experience the magic of the Nile and get a glimpse of the authentic Egypt away from the tourist trail is to go sailing in a traditional felucca.

A felucca cruise allows a small group to sail on the Nile at a leisurely pace largely removed from the hustle and bustle of modern touring, offering complete immersion into peace and tranquility; to indulge one’s senses with the calm, serene waters and lush green banks of the Nile, the fresh air and cool breeze, the spectacular views and sunset.

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