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3 Best Dahabiya Nile Cruises

Top 3 Dahabiya Nile River Cruises

Many people would agree that Egypt is an amazing country to visit. To start with, it has countless amazing ancient monuments to see and explore. most people would also agree that the ultimate way to fully experience the splendor of these sites is by way of a Nile cruise. While any type of Nile cruise is wonderful experience; Dahabiya Nile cruises are so much better.

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Because Dahabiys are considerably smaller than most cruise ships sailing on the Nile, a Dahabiya cruise is a far more private experience. For the most part, Dahabiya sail boats usually have fewer than 12 rooms. Some might have 8 or 10, and there are most likely some which have could possibly have as many as 15. Outside of the high season, it is not unheard of for a family or group of friends to be the only people on board. Most Dahabiya river yachts will sail so long as there are at least 4 or more cabins occupied. Here are 3 amazing Dahabiya cruises for anyone who is contemplating a cruise on the Nile.

1. Nile Cruise on the Merit Dahabiya 8 Days of Magic

One can book 5-day or 8-day cruise on the Merit Dahabiya. A cruise on this Dahabiya is an experience not soon forgotten. If you book the 5-day cruise, you will mostly likely regret not booking the longer 8-day cruise. With the 8-day itinerary, you will also have the opportunity to visit the the Temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari at Abu Simbel which are among the finest ancient monuments in Egypt.

The 8-day Merit Dahabiya Nile cruise starts in Luxor and terminates in Luxor. Guided tours are provided in Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu and Luxor. During these tours, be taken to see some of Egypts best ancient sites, including attractions like Valley of Kings, Karnak Temple; Temple of Horus and more.

The Merit Dahabiya is a 5-Star twin sail river yacht with 10 elegant rooms. It has beautifully decorated dining facilities, along with bars, a reading lounge, and an outdoor area where passengers can enjoy a jacuzzi. All crew members have undergone training relating to unforeseen emergencies and fires, and with a physician on standby around the clock, you truly are in good hands.

2. Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya River Cruise 8 Days and 7 Nights

The Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya carried her first passengers in 2009, making it a newer vessel compared to some other Dahabiyas. This elegant sail boat has five standard rooms and 2 deluxe suites, each with its own terrace. All cabins have TVs, mini-bars, hairdryers, safety deposit boxes, and telephones with direct outside line access. Other notable features include an Oriental-style open-air Jacuzzi, a stylishly designed area with comfortable seating and a spacious sundeck.

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Providing you book your cruise through a reputable tour company, you will get to enjoy several professionally guided excursions during your If this is the case, it is quite possible to have a truly private cruise.

3. Nour El Nil Dahabiya Nile Cruise A Flawless 5-Night Cruise on the Nile

The Nour El Nil Dahabiya river boat is another several sites which you wont see in most other. It is particularly well-suited for people who would rather avoid large crowds. The Nour El Nil Nile cruise includes a number of excursions but it doesnt include any tours or excursions in Luxor

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It does not matter which of these Dahabiyas you choose for your journey on the Nile, you can be certain that it is going to be a breathtaking experience you will never forget.

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