Are you interested in a different cruising experience on the Nile River, less commercial and more adventurous? Take a private sailing yacht on the Nile River – take a Dahabiya Nile cruise!
Dahabiya, in Arabic means ‘golden boat’ derived from the historical boats of the Pharaohs and nobility of ancient Egypt which were painted gold. Dahabiya Nile cruises accommodate up to 8 passengers. Accommodations are in separate triple or double cabins, each with private w/c and shower. These boats are designed to entertain guests on the center of the upper deck. A spacious deck and a good size dining and lounging area and a comfortable cabin size are customary features. The sailing duration of the Dahabiya Nile cruises are also flexible, typically cruises are 3 nights or up to 5 nights. Since Dahabiya boats are privately chartered, the sailing schedule is totally flexible according to your personal holiday travel needs.
Cruising on a Dahabiya is like stepping back in time via an antique passage in world class historically rich country. These unique sailing boats are for travelers who want soft adventures; something different but not too much to handle. Escape to the pleasures of relaxing under the sun, visit temples of the Pharaohs, enjoy freshly prepared cuisine with magnificent scenery for desert. The daily experience of cruising to a new adventure on the Nile River on a Dahabiya cruise makes is an extraordinary holiday to remember!
The Dahabiya Nile cruise sailing programs are very flexible and the size of the boat makes it easier to maneuver and enables it to stop in small villages along the way to gives guests a unique experience and direct contact with the local life in the southern regions of the Nile River.
Explore the beautiful wonders of Ancient Egypt by a traditional Egyptian boat ‘Dahabiya’, escape to the tranquility of relaxing under the sun, visit temples of the Pharaohs and enjoy freshly prepared traditional cuisine. Enjoy the blue sky and green Valleys, lounge on the deck sunbathing, sipping your drink, read your favorite novel or explore the natural beauty of Egypt as you sail. Sightseeing tours of ancient ruins and temples are included. Highlights include Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan. Meal times are another form of entertainment with all that local Egyptian cuisine and wonderful conversation. Having a meal under the stars on the River Nile, its waters gently touching the sides of the boat is an experience not soon forgotten.