Where you enjoy the company of the other guests on board. It is fun to travel together and have nice talks. And it is great to be silent together and just watch the sunrise or sundown.
Dahabiya translated means Golden Boat in Egyptian. They were originally used by kings to travel on the Nile, and are beautifully crafted twin-masted sailing ships.
It is 47.5m long and has 8 en-suite cabins, a very large Suite complete with its terrace. There is also a spacious salon lounge with a bar and a 29m sundeck.
Unlike the big cruise ships, dahabiyas can berth at any suitable place on the banks of the Nile. This allows for a more flexible itinerary and a more enjoyable exploration of the river. There is nothing in history to be compared with all of the wonderful monuments of your past Dahabyea has many transcriptions some write it as dahabeah or dahabiah or dahabiyah or Dahabiya or Dahabeya and Dahabia but in the end, they are all refer to the small boat that is sailing in the River Nile, going by the wind only! imitating Kings and Queens from the past, we are here to let you feel as if you are one of them.
Guests will be able to enjoy the most fabulous European and Egyptian cuisine, which will be accompanied by quality wines. It is a very romantic ship in a romantic setting. Guests will be able to reach down and touch the Nile as they sail in a wonderful tranquil silence and see sights that haven't changed for a few thousand years - yet with all the modern comforts that first-class travel offers.
The cruises are between Luxor and Aswan and will call at all the tourist highlights, such as Esna, Edfu, and Kom Ombo as well as some of the more unusual smaller villages that the larger ships can't access like Silseila Temple. In the end, you will say (We couldn't have wished for a better experience of the Nile on board the Dahabyia)