Dahabiya Nile Cruise


A cruise down the Nile on a Dahabiya Nile Cruise is the most exclusive and luxurious way to experience the river. These boats, known as Dahabeyas in Arabic, recall a past era of Egyptian tourism when the elite of Europe used similar vessels to explore the Nile Valley. So, take the classic way to see the Nile and sail into the past. Enjoy a tranquil sailing, explore unique temples and tombs not on your average Nile cruise route, see the ancient monuments without the crowds, and visit picturesque local villages and idyllic islands.

Avoid the crowds and prepackaged entertainment on larger ships and enjoy exclusive comfort and privacy on your trip down the Nile between Luxor and Aswan by booking one of our Dahabiya Nile Cruises!


Splendid Cairo & Dahabiya Journeys

8 Day Discovering Ancient Egypt, Cairo and Dahabiya Cruise

The Best Way To See The Nile A Dahabiya Nile Cruise has long been on Egypt bucket list. Imagine gliding along the Nile on a Dahabiya, stopping to explore temples that become more and more grand. It would be a travel dream come true. Enjoy one day of private guided tour in Cairo that take you to some of Egypt’s most famous sites, include the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum. Fly to Luxor for some more sightseeing, and then board the Dahabiya boat, and enjoy 5 days you will cherish forever. No matter which one of our Egypt Tour Packages you choose, lifelong memories are guaranteed.   TOUR ADVANTAGES Discover the Nile in a unique and exceptional way. Explore the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to view a vast trove of artifacts. Go riding camel back and view the enigmatic Great Sphinx on the Giza Plateau. Descend into the tomb of King Tut in the Valley of the Kings Marvel at the colossal statues and towering colonnade of the sprawling Temple of Luxor, and listen as your expert tour guide.

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9 Day Splendid Cairo & Dahabiya

Take a trip through time and discover the land of Pharaohs in a way that can only be dreamt about. Cairo Dahabiya tour is one of the real splendid packages in Egypt. While in Cairo, you will get to see the Pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Museum after flying to Luxor, board of the Dahabiya, have a unique journey crossing unique places and taking unique roots. Visit many historical places from the famous Valley of Kings and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut to Philae Island in Aswan. TOUR ADVANTAGES Discover the Nile in a unique and exceptional way. Explore the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to view a vast trove of artifacts. Go riding camel back and view the enigmatic Great Sphinx on the Giza Plateau. Descend into the tomb of King Tut in the Valley of the Kings Marvel at the colossal statues and towering colonnade of the sprawling Temple of Luxor, and listen as your expert tour guide.

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5 Days Dahabiya Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan

Live a unique Dahabiya Nile Cruise experience and enjoy sailing by Dahabiya which built in the traditional style to visit the amazing different sightseeing in Upper Egypt. in Luxor, Find out the secrets of the east and west banks of luxor, Valley of the kings, Queen Hatshepsut temple, Colossi of Memnon, Karnak and Luxor temples. Enjoy sailing to Gebel Silsileh which was a very famous quarrying area throughout all of ancient Egypt. in Aswan, Explore The Temple of Philae, which was built in honor of goddess Isis.  4 Nights at dahabyia Nile cruise includes all meals & hot and soft drinks, door to door transfers from and to your destinations in Luxor and Aswan, qualified licensed drivers, expert tour guide, all the mentioned sites as in itinerary, taxes and charges all are included. See Upper Egypt with different eyes. Schedule: Every Saturday Or Monday Live tour guide English, German, Spanish

5* Dahabiya Nile Cruise on MS Amoura

MS Amoura is an exclusive Dahabeya boat for an exciting Egypt Nile cruise. On the board you will find 6 elegant, modern furnished cabins with panoramic windows and comfortable sundesk for relax. Enjoy breathtaking views of Nile in privacy and explore magnificent ancient places between Aswan and Esna. There is nothing to worry about - just book you trip and we'll make it unforgettable! SCHEDULE: EVERY MONDAY FROM ESNA & FRIDAY FROM ASWAN *Notice! For the sailing guarantee on booking date at least 2 cabins (4 participants) must be occupied.

African Queen Dahabiya Nile Cruise

The African Queen Dahabiya Nile Cruise 10 spacious cabins on a 45 meter vessel. 8 cabins have either a double bed or 2 twin beds, all with plenty of cupboard space and double windows to watch the landscape go by. The windows have shutters if you prefer a darker room and they all open up to enjoy the gentle breeze as you sail along. For your comfort each window is also fitted with a mosquito screen. Each cabin has its own large bathroom with all the modern amenities including power showers and lots of fluffy towels - Egyptian cotton of course, perfect when returning from the desert exploration and wanting to freshen up. The African Queen also features 2 suite cabins, situated at the rear of the vessel, with their own private verandahs. These are festooned with colourful traditional floor cushions perfect for enjoying a nightcap or laying back and gazing up at the stars. Unpolluted by city lights, the sky shows a million stars to delight the eye and inspire the soul. The deck of this matchless boat has plenty of soft comfortable seating, decorated with an African theme, in both an area shaded with a canvas canopy and at the front of the boat where you can enjoy the sun. There are plenty of rattan chairs and deck chairs available on the deck on which to relax whilst admiring the beauties of Egypt and its abundant wildlife as it silently glides by. The evening meal is generally served on the deck but if the guests find the night air a bit too chilly the salon makes an excellent dining area. A large area spanning the width of the boat, the salon, has lots of comfortable seating all around the room, where you can enjoy conversations about your days events with your fellow passengers or just simply relax quietly with a book.

Exclusive Dahabeya Nile Cruise on Sonesta Amirat

Sonesta Amirat is a very special Dahabiya boat for a Nile river cruise. Aboard you will find a breathtaking combination of previous era sailing style with modern amenities. Let yourself enjoy marvelous valley of Nile and explore famous Egyptian sightseeings. Cruise on luxury comfortable ship with all what you need to feel like at home will make your trip simply the best. No time for doubts - book it right now!  SCHEDULE: Every Saturday from Luxor & Saturday from Aswan

Mary Rose Dahabiya Nile Cruise

Mary Rose Dahabiya Nile Cruise, 43 metre in total length, 16 berth dahabiya in 8 cabins. 2 of these are suite cabins and the remaining 6 are twin. All with en suite shower rooms, air conditioning and mini fridge.

Merit Dahabeya Nile Cruise

The Merit Dahabiya Nile Cruise has been designed to enable you to enjoy Egypt at a gentler pace and discover a Nile where the large multi-deck cruises cannot dock and that time has forgotten. This relaxed immersive holiday combines a 4 night Or 3 night dahabiya Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan through the serene scenery of Upper Egypt. While aboard your dahabiya Nile cruise visits to the magnificent temples and richly decorated rock-cut tombs of the pharaohs are balanced with plenty of time to sit back and relax aboard your dahabiya’s spacious shaded sundeck (or enjoy the Jacuzzi!) as the twin lateen sails propel you gently up the Nile. Each of the Merit Dahabiya’s eight comfortable air-conditioned cabins is ensuite and offers large windows offering perfect views of the Nile. It is worth noting that the Merit’s cabins are more spacious than the majority of dahabiyas on the Nile. If you are looking for a comfortable small boat on which to sail up the River Nile at an enticing price point the Merit Dahabiya Nile Cruise could well be for you! SCHEDULE: EVERY SATURDAY FROM LUXOR & EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM ASWAN

Three Pyramids Dahabiya Nile Cruise

Dahabiya Nile Cruise – Authentic Sailing Experience on the Nile The classic way to see the Nile, Sail into the past and travel the Nile like the pioneering voyagers aboard a traditional Dahabiya. A Dahabiya Nile cruise offers the romance of the past with modern comfort and convenience. It’s a leisurely way to get between Luxor and Aswan and brings together superb sightseeing, sailing, delicious traditional meals and attentive personal service. Life on board a Dahabiya Nile cruise is peaceful and idyllic A day on board a traditional Dahabiya has many pleasures. You can lie in a deck chair, read a book or watch children playing and women doing their washing. Every day there is a chance to walk around villages, visit local markets or explore monuments along the Nile. Meals are freshly prepared on board and served on the sundeck, in the dining room or on a beautiful spot on the banks of the Nile. There’s nothing better than an evening dining under a twinkling night sky by the light of a campfire. You are far away from the fancy-dress parties of the large cruisers. You’ll find no flashing disco’s here, but it might be possible to attend a show by local musicians under the stars. A perfect blend of tradition in a warm and welcoming atmosphere Accommodation on board consists of comfortable cabins and one or two spacious suites. All are individually decorated with oriental furniture. They have their own bathroom and can accommodate up to two people. Three Pyramids Dahabiya Nile Cruise are air-conditioned. The half-shaded sun-deck is the heart of the Dahabiya, with chairs, a divan, sun beds and dining tables. This is the perfect place to enjoy daily life on the riverbanks and watch the landscape gliding by.