Dahabiya Nile Cruises
Have become quite a popular choice for tourists who travel to Egypt during the past 10 years. The coziness and luxury offered by these royal Dahabiya Nile cruises grab the attention of a large number of tourists visiting Egypt. What is the story behind these marvelous Dahabiya boats?
In the period from 1920s till 1930s, the members of the royal family of Egypt at the time used to ride in charming Dahabiya Nile cruises when they sail down the Nile between Luxor and Aswan and vice versa. They used to spend weeks having a great time on these wonderful Dahabiya boats in magnificent tours sailing the Nile. These Dahabiya ships used to offer all sorts of luxurious services and the finest facilities at the time
In the 2010s, Egyptians renovated and revived the concept of Dahabiya adding a sense of modernity and more elegance to these Dahabiya Nile cruise ships making them among the perfect choices for tourists who wish to have a stylish journey from Luxor to Aswan or vice versa.
One of the most wonderful advantages of the Dahabiya Nile cruises is the small number of passengers in the journey. This would add a delightful feeling of coziness and intimacy that larger Nile cruise ships usually miss.
You would be roaming down the Nile with around 15 to 25 more passengers as if royal family in the good old days of Egypt is having a vacation together. In fact, a larger family or a bigger group of friends can now book a Dahabiya boat all for themselves having an astonishing vacation.
Almost all Nile Cruises Dahabiya boats would be offering the most luxurious services and facilities of larger ships with the coziest mood and atmosphere. The facilities would include large panoramic windows, shaded sundecks, air-conditioned rooms, satellite TVs, music systems, mini bars, hair dryers, dinning lounges, and some of them have swimming pools and pool bars.
Guests having a superb time in their vacations riding Dahabiya boats would have the opportunity to explore historical sites that many large Nile Cruise ships would commonly miss due to the difficulty to dock at these places. These sites, only available to visit by Dahabiya Nile cruises, include Al Kab, Gebel Silsila, and the ancient town of Nekheb.
This is in addition to the highlights commonly included in other itineraries of other ships like the Temples of Luxor, Karnak, Queen Hatshepsut, the Valley of the Kings, and the Colossi of Memnon in Luxor. In Aswan, they would be visiting the High Dam, the Temple of Philae, and the Unfinished Obelisk. The temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu would be the most important historical sites included in the Dahabiya boats itineraries between Luxor and Aswan.
Dahabiya boats offer the most comfortable journeys sailing the Nile. The cruises of Dahabiya boats range from 03 to 05 nights according to the ship program and the requirements of the guests. With all sorts of deluxe services, the finest visits’ programs, and the intimate atmosphere, Dahabiya Nile cruises are now among the most favorite tours in Egypt.