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Sailing Down the Nile in Egypt!

Sailing down the Nile has been an enjoyable hobby for many Egyptians. Since ancient times and even until today, people from all age groups and different social backgrounds would love to take a boat from any sort, alone or with a company, in the morning or during the night and just relax watching the scenes going by sailing down the Nile. In the recent years, Dahabiya translated means Golden Boat in Egyptian. They were originally used by kings to travel onto the Nile, 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.

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Dahabeya boats in Egypt

The latest invention or let us say recreation of the Egyptians to make the Nile Cruise journeys even more enjoyable is the reuse of the Dahabeya style ships. Many tourists would wonder what is a Dahabeya exactly? The Dahabeya was an elegant style of boats that the royal family of Egypt and the Egyptian aristocrats used during the beginning of the 20th century, the 1920s till the 1940s, to cruise the Nile. The name Dahabeya was actually derived from the word Dahab, meaning gold in Arabic, a name that these ships have got from the first Dahabeya ships that used to sail in Egypt in the beginning of the 20th century and they were golden colored.


A group of friends or a family would rent these wonderful boats and have a wonderful vacation exploring the Pharaonic temples of ancient Egypt. These superb boats had a wonderful sense of privacy for the top class of Egypt in the beginning of the 20th century. The boat, with only 5 to 10 cabins, hosted only a limited number of passengers making the travelers feel cozy and at home.

Imagine these wonderful wooden crafted elegant boats sailing smoothly in the Nile moving from one historical site to the other while the tourists relax and enjoy the Breeze of the Nile and watching the Egyptian peasants in their daily life activities.

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Imagine these wonderful wooden crafted elegant boats sailing smoothly in the Nile moving from one historical site to the other while the tourists relax and enjoy the Breeze of the Nile and watching the Egyptian peasants in their daily life activities


Every service or facility YOU might think of

will be found in this Dahabeya Ship

Dahabiya Egypt

OUR SAILING BOATS

nile cruises in Egypt Princess Donia Dahabeya Amoura

DAHABEYA JUDI

PRINCESS DONIA

DAHABEYA AMOURA

8 double cabins, 1 suite, Sailing every Sunday for 5 nights from Esna-Luxor to Aswan

4 double cabins, 1 suite, Sailing every Friday for 5 nights from Esna-Luxor to Aswan

6 double cabins, 1 suite

Every Friday for 4 nights From Esna-Luxor to Aswan

Every Tuesday for 3 nights From Aswan to Esna-Luxor

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ITINERARIES

5 nights from Esna-Luxor to Aswan

4 nights from Esna-Luxor to Aswan

3 nights from Aswan to Esna-Luxor

FACILITIES AND AMENITIES

For added comfort, all guest rooms are equipped with the following items

Air condition

Telephone

wardrobe

windows

Book corner,Sundeck seating area, Salon/Bar, Traditional Egyptian cuisine,  Full board meals, Tea, coffee and mineral water.

Internet

Outside cabins

washing basin, WC

Electric power supply

Boat features
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Princess Donia

The Princess Donia is among the top class stylish Dahabeya ships in Egypt.  Among the most distinctive features of the Princess Donia Dahabeya is that offers the guests will all the facilities and equipments of the larger motor Nile Cruise ships.

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SAILING DATES

Dahabeya Judi

Dahabeya Princess Donia

Dahabeya Amoura

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