Dahabiya Nile cruise Egypt
A small sandal boat along the Nile. Dahabeya Nile cruise Egypt is the most fascinating and luxurious way to experience the Nile of Egypt.
Dahabiya is a classic Nile cruise sailing boat that is different than the big Nile cruises for numerous tourist, you can either enjoy it exclusively, or with some company. The biggest dahabia has only 10 cabins on board.
This tour will last for 8 days only, starting from Luxur visiting the sites over there, then catch the Dahabbiya on the way, passing by Edfu temple, Kom ombo temple, all the way upto Aswan sights.
On this tour you will enjoy one of the best Egypt packages, you won’t be passing by all the sites of Luxur and Aswan unlike the standard Nile cruise, you ll be only passing by some of them, catching the dahabiya Nile cruise Egypt will be from Esna near Luxor upto Aswan, or vice versa and on the way you stop by different sights which are more related to the real daily life of people and you might have a Bedouin dinner if weather and time permit.
Dahabiya Nile cruise Egypt started by king Farouk the last king of Egypt, used to travel up and down the Nile using his luxurious Dahabiya Nile cruise called “Sudan”, and when he left Egypt, he was kicked away to Italy using a different other dahabiya which named after the common name of Egypt “El Mahroussa”; the protected one.
As Dahabiya is considered a very unique classy Nile cruise boat so It stops several times at very unique different sites, nor starting from the same main points as others.
Dahabyia starts from a place called Esna where the lock is, where you can see the difference between the 2 lands of Egypt, upper Egypt and lower Egypt. not sailing all the way from Luxor, but in Luxor you will have to stay for one overnight at a hotel before heading to your Dahabiya, then start your sailing tour.
In Luxur you have a few sites to visit which is Luxor Temple and Karnak Temples; the biggest and hugest site you can ever pass by on the East bank of the Nile, and the West bank sites of Hatchepsut temple, the Valley of the Kings which house several tombs of ancient kings.
On the way Dahabya Nile cruise Egypt will stop at very special spot called Gabal El Selsela where you will be able to see the marks of the tools that ancient Egyptians used to cut the blocks and separate them, some other spots where you can experience a very local authentic Egyptian life, with local fishermen and farmers too, then you proceed to Kom-ombo, and visit Aswan sites like the High Dam, Philae temple as well.
This is a luxurious tour to enjoy the high service and atmosphere of a sailing boat, a small unique Nile river cruise along the Nile and enjoying the breeze of the nature.
7 sailing days along the different ancient sights of ancient Egypt from Luxor to Aswan Dam.