Cruise to Tranquility: Discovering Soheil Island by Boat


Embark on an immersive cultural journey with our “Cruise to Tranquility: Discovering Soheil Island by Boat” tour, meticulously curated by Ramasside Tours. This exclusive excursion invites you to explore the Nubian way of life on the picturesque Soheil Island. Set against the majestic Nile River, this private tour offers an authentic encounter with the Nubian people, providing insights into their history, culture, and daily existence.


  1. Nubian Village Exploration: Visit a Nubian village on Soheil Island for a firsthand experience of the Nubian lifestyle.
  2. Cultural Encounter: Spend time with the Nubian people, exploring a traditional Nubian house and learning about their rich history and culture.
  3. Scenic Boat Ride: Sail to Soheil Island on either a felucca or motorised boat, allowing you to enjoy the tranquil beauty of the Nile.
  4. Expert Tour Guide: Benefit from the guidance of a professional tour guide who will provide in-depth knowledge throughout the excursion.
  5. Convenient Transfers: Experience seamless transfers in a modern air-conditioned vehicle, ensuring comfort from pick-up to return to your Aswan hotel or Nile cruise.


  1. Authentic Experience: Immerse yourself in the genuine Nubian way of life, fostering a deeper understanding of their history and traditions.
  2. Exclusive Tour: Enjoy the exclusivity of a private tour, allowing for a more personalised and intimate exploration of Soheil Island.
  3. Flexible Transportation: Sail to Soheil Island on either a felucca or motorised boat, providing flexibility based on the Nile’s currents and tides.
  4. Expert Guidance: Gain valuable insights from a professional tour guide, enhancing the educational and cultural aspects of the tour.
  5. All-Inclusive Package: Benefit from an all-inclusive package covering entrance fees, service charges, and taxes for a hassle-free experience.


Upon your scheduled arrival, your dedicated Ramasside Tour guide will be readily available, holding a distinctive sign displaying the name “Ramasside.” Dispensing with the need for you to seek them out, your guide will be there to warmly welcome you, ensuring a smooth commencement to your exploration.

As your journey unfolds, your guide will provide undivided attention, engaging you with insightful commentary during the drive and discussing various aspects of your tour that will capture your interest.

Embark on a private tour to Soheil Island, a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the Nubian people. This exclusive experience, crafted by Ramasside Tours, takes you to Soheil Island, providing an authentic encounter with the Nubian way of life.

Sail to Soheil Island and gain insight into the Nubian lifestyle by visiting a Nubian village. Explore a traditional Nubian house, spending time with the local inhabitants, and delving into their rich history, culture, and daily life.

The mode of transportation—whether by felucca or motorised boat—will be determined by the Nile’s currents and tides on the day of your excursion. Finally, you will return to your hotel or Nile cruise in Aswan, enriched by the cultural exchange experienced on Soheil Island.


  • Pick-up service from your Aswan hotel and return
  • Professional tour guide
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical places
  • All transfers via a modern air-conditioned vehicle
  • All service charges and taxes


  • Any extras not specified in the itinerary
  • Tipping

Tour Prices:

Single2- 3 Persons4- 6 Persons7- 10 Persons
Prices50 $35 $30 $25 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Respect Local Customs: When interacting with the Nubian people, be mindful of cultural sensitivities and seek permission before taking photographs.
  2. Comfortable Attire: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for exploring a Nubian village and boarding a boat.
  3. Sun Protection: Apply sunscreen, wear a hat, and bring sunglasses to shield yourself from the sun during the boat ride.
  4. Hydration: Carry a water bottle to stay hydrated, especially in the warm climate of Aswan.
  5. Currency: Have some local currency for small purchases or optional extras.


Q: How long is the boat ride to Soheil Island? A: The duration of the boat ride, whether by felucca or motorised boat, may vary based on the Nile’s currents and tides but is typically around 2 hours.

Q: Can I choose the type of boat for the journey? A: The choice between a felucca or motorised boat is determined by the conditions of the Nile on the day of the excursion.

Q: Are there opportunities for souvenir shopping on Soheil Island? A: Yes, there may be local crafts and souvenirs available, providing a chance for cultural mementos.