3 Best Dahabiya Nile Cruises
As most people would agree, Egypt is an absolutely fascinating country to visit and explore. To start with, it has countless spectacular ancient attractions to see and explore. most people would also agree that the ultimate way to fully experience the magic of these monuments is by way of a cruise on the Nile. While virtually any sort of Nile cruise is wonderful experience; Dahabiya Nile cruises are so much better.
Because Dahabiys are so much smaller than most cruise ships operating on the Nile, a Dahabiya cruise is a much more private experience. For the most part, Dahabiya river yachts typically have fewer than 12 cabins. Some might have 8 or 10, and there are probably some which have could possibly have as many as 15. During low season, it is not impossible for a family or group of friends to be the only people on board. Most Dahabiyas will sail so long as there are a minimum of 4 rooms booked. Okay, lets take a look at three of the best Dahabiya cruises.
1. Nile Cruise on the Merit Dahabiya A Week in Paradise
There are both 5-day and 8-day Merit Dahabiya cruises available. A cruise on this Dahabiya is totally unforgettable. If you book the 5-day cruise, you will probably regret not booking the 8-day cruise. With the 8-day cruise, you will also have the option to visit the the rock-cut Temples of Abu Simbel which are among the most cherished ancient monuments in Egypt.
The 8-day Merit Dahabiya cruise begins in Luxor and terminates in Luxor. Guided sightseeing tours are provided throughout the cruise. During these outings, you will get to see some of the finest ancient attractions in Egypt, including places like Valley of Kings, Karnak Temple; Temple of Horus and more.
The Merit Dahabiya is a luxury river yacht with 10 elegant cabins. It has beautifully decorated dining facilities, as well as bars, a reading lounge, as well as an open-air Jacuzzi. All crew members have had training to deal with unforeseen emergencies and fires, and with a doctor standing by 24/7, you really are in good hands.
2. Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile River Cruise 8 Days and 7 Nights
The Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya launched in 2009, making it a newer Dahabiya compared to some other Dahabiyas. The Sonesta Amirat has 5 standard cabins plu 2 deluxe suites, each with its own terrace. All cabins have televisions, mini-bars, hairdryers, safety deposit boxes, and telephones. Other noteworthy features include an outdoor Jacuzzi, a stylishly decorated common lounge and a spacious sundeck.
if you book your trip through a reputable tour company, you will get to enjoy a number of professionally guided excursions during your cruise, it is quite possible to have a truly private cruise.
3. Nour El Nil Dahabiya Cruise A Flawless 5-Night Adventure
The Nour El Nil Dahabiya river boat is the opportunity to see many historical attractions which you wont see in most mainstream cruise itineraries. It is very well-suited for those who would rather avoid large crowds. The cruise includes several sightseeing outings but it doesnt include any tours or excursions in Luxor
It does not matter which of these Dahabiyas you choose for your journey on the Nile, you can be confident that it will be an unforgettable experience you will not soon forget.