Merit Dahabiya Boat

Cruise Category

5 Stars Deluxe

Cruise Schedule

Every Saturday from Luxor,
Every Saturday from Aswan

Meals Included

Full Board

Overview

Merit Dahabiya Boat gives you the chance to experience a unique sailing through the Nile River while enjoying privacy and comfort with your family and your friends, as it features only 10 deluxe cabins. On board the Merit Dahabiya you will have a journey to remember exploring the ancient history of our ancestors, and you will also enjoy the well-known warmth of the sun of Egypt on the sun deck.

Facilities

  • Dimensions: 50m (length) x 7.5m (width) x 0.8m (draft).
  • Two masts sailboat.
  • Fully furnished ten deluxe cabins
  • Dining facilities, bars and reading lounge.
  • Open-air Jacuzzi.
  • Doctor on call 24 hours.
  • Same day laundry service with express pressing service.
  • Sprinkling system, anti-fire treatment and full fire safety measures.
  • First aid kit and medical attention available upon request.
  • Emergency handling and fire trained staff.
  • Marine satellite (Nile sat channels)
  • Free wifi

What’s included:

  • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
  • Assistance of our personnel during your stay and excursions
  • All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Accommodation on board 5-star cruise on full board basis
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary sharing Nile cruise group
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
  • English-speaking tour guide during your excursions
  • All service charges and taxes

What’s not included:

  • International airline ticket.
  • All beverages.
  • Any personal extras.
  • All tips.
  • Any item or service not mentioned.

Starts From

US $290.00

Per Person Per Night

Availability

From 15 Jan 2018

To 30 April 2018

 

Stay in the Know

The above-mentioned rates are quoted per person, in double standard cabin, per night, for minimum 7 nights cruise – including sightseeing tours.

 

Highlights

High Dam – Philae Temple – Kom Ombo Temple – Edfu Temple – Karnak & Luxor Temple – Valley of the kings – Colossi of Memnon

Itineraries

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03 Nights / 04 Days ( Aswan - Luxor )

Day 01:  (Lunch & Dinner)

Morning time, you will be met by our local representative in Aswan, who will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to your Nile Cruise boat. We will check-in our boat within few minutes. After that, you will join our professional tour guide to visit the Aswan High Dam, constructed by the former president, Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 to store the water of the Nile, and then generate electricity. We will then drive to shores of the River Nile and take a motor boat to reach the Agilika Island to visit Temple of Philae, constructed in the 3rd century BC in the Greco Roman period. Our last visit of this marvelous day tour in Aswan will be to the Unfinished Obelisk, which was found in the granite quarry in the Southern part of Aswan. After the tour, we will get back to our Nile Cruise boat for overnight.

 

Day 02:  (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Energizing breakfast on the cruise. Our Nile Cruise boat will be landed at the location of the city of Kom Ombo, where we will visit Temple of Sobek & Haroeris, established in the Ptolemaic period, completed in the Roman era, and was dedicated to two gods, the local crocodile, Sobek and the famous eagle god, Haroeris. After that, we will get back to our boat for rest and refresh. Later on, we will visit Temple of Horus in Edfu, the finest preserved ancient Egyptian temple in the land of the Nile. We will then get back to our boat for overnight.

 

Day 03:  (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Free morning on your own or (optional) we can offer a Hot-air Balloon over the West Bank of Luxor. Enjoy your delicious breakfast before exploring the city of the dead where we can visit Valley of the Kings, the richest and most fascinating ancient tombs in Egypt. This was the burial site of the kings from the New Kingdom. The next visit of the day will be to the Temple of Deir El Bahari, constructed during the reign of the 18th dynasty by Queen Hatshepsut, one of the greatest rulers of Egypt. Our last visit will be to the Colossi of Memnon; these two huge statues are the only remaining items of the great funerary temple of Amenhotep III constructed in 1350 BC and became a landmark of Luxor afterwards. After that, we will get back to our boat for overnight.

 

Day 04:  (Breakfast)

Check out after breakfast. Later on, we will move to explore the east bank of Luxor including two marvelous temple complexes. Our first visit of the day will be to the Karnak Temples Complex, constructed over a period of more than one thousand years, almost all the impressive items of the Karnak we see today date back to the new kingdom specially the huge amazing columns of the hypostyle hall which are constructed by Ramses II, the greatest builder of ancient Egypt. We will then visit Luxor Temple, another startling temple that was established around the 14th century BC and the construction continued for many years afterwards by Ramses II, Queen Hatshepsut, and many other Pharaohs. After the tour, we will transfer you to your location in Luxor.

04 Nights / 05 Days ( Luxor – Aswan )

Day 01: (Lunch & Dinner)

Morning time, you will be met by our local representative in Luxor, who will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to your Nile Cruise. After lunch, you will join our tour guide to visit Temple of Karnak, constructed over a period of more than one thousand years. We will then visit Luxor Temple, which was established around the 14th century BC and the construction continued for many years afterwards by Ramses II, Queen Hatshepsut, and others kings. After the tour, you will be transferred to your Nile Cruise for rest and refresh. Evening time is free at leisure on your own to relax on board or we can offer an (optional) tour to attend the Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple, one of the remarkable shows in Egypt. Finally, we will get back to our Nile Cruise for overnight.

 

Day 02:  (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Energizing breakfast will be served on board. After that, we will visit Valley of the Kings, the richest and most fascinating ancient tombs in Egypt. This was the burial site of the kings from the New Kingdom. Our next visit of the day will be to Temple of Deir El Bahari, constructed during the reign of the 18th dynasty by Queen Hatshepsut. On our return way to the cruise, we will visit the Colossi of Memnon, the only remaining items of the great funerary temple of king Amenhotep III. Finally, we will transfer you to your Nile Cruise.

 

Day 03:  (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Energizing breakfast will be served on board before our full day tour. Our Nile Cruise ship will land at the location of the city of Edfu, where we will visit the Temple of Horus, constructed by the Ptolemies in the 3rd century BC for the worship of the god Horus, the avenger of his father. After this marvelous visit, we will get back to our Nile Cruiser for lunch, rest and refresh. We will then proceed to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, established in the Ptolemaic period and completed in the Roman Era. Finally, you will be transferred back to your Nile cruise ship for rest and refresh. Evening time, Egyptian folklore show will be operated by the staff.

 

Day 04:  (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Breakfast meal will be served on board. After that, you will prepare yourself to join your expert tour guide to explore the wonderful city of Aswan. Our first visit of the day will be to the High Dam, which was constructed by the former president, Gamal Abdel Nasser to store the water, and then generate a large volume of the electricity. We will then ride in a motorboat to visit Temple of Philae, constructed in the 3rd century BC in the Greco Roman era as the cult center of the goddess Isis. Our last visit will be to the Unfinished Obelisk, which was found in the granite quarry in the Southern part of Aswan. After the day tour, we will drive back to our Nile cruiser, so we can enjoy the tasty lunch. Evening time is free at leisure on your own to relax on board or we can offer an (optional) tour to attend the Sound & Light Show at Philae Temple, where you can learn more about the temple and about the kings who left their objects there. Finally, we will get back to our Nile Cruise for overnight.

 

Day 05: (Breakfast)

Check out after breakfast. “Depends on the schedule of your flight”, you’ll be met by our local representative in Aswan, who will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to Aswan Airport in order to catch your flight to your next destination, where our services will be ended.

07 Nights / 08 Days ( Luxor – Aswan - Luxor )

Day 01:  (Lunch & Dinner)

Morning time, you will be met by our local representative in Luxor, who will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to your Nile Cruise. After lunch, you will join our tour guide to visit Temple of Karnak, constructed over a period of more than one thousand years. We will then visit Luxor Temple, which was established around the 14th century BC and the construction continued for many years afterwards by Ramses II, Queen Hatshepsut, and others kings. After the tour, you will be transferred to your Nile Cruise for rest and refresh. Evening time is free at leisure on your own to relax on board or we can offer an (optional) tour to attend the Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple, one of the remarkable shows in Egypt. Finally, we will get back to our Nile Cruise for overnight.

 

Day 02:  (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

It is a free morning in Luxor. However, we can offer many activities in the morning like exploring the West bank of Luxor from the SKY! Imaging flying over the great city of Luxor, whereas the royal necropolis and the wonderful collection of our funerary temples were erected. Evening time is free at leisure on your own on board to relax on board while cruising the Nile towards the city of Edfu. Dinner meal will be served on board your Nile Cruise, and then the staff will operate a folkloric show. Overnight onboard.

 

Day 03:  (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Energizing breakfast meal will be served on board before the tour of today. Our Nile Cruise ship will land at the location of the Temple of Kom Ombo, established in the Ptolemaic period and completed in the Roman era, the temple is dedicated to two gods, the local crocodile, Sobek and the famous eagle god, Haroeris. After your amazing visit, you will get back to the ship, so we can enjoy the delicious lunch on board while sailing towards Aswan. Afternoon time, is free at leisure to use the cruise facilities (available, but not included in the package price) or to relax on board enjoying the amazing view of the immortal River Nile! Dinner meal will be served on board. Evening time, a music performance will be operated by the staff. Overnight onboard.

 

Day 04:  (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Free morning on board, so you can enjoy the amazing view of the Nile while sailing to Aswan! Afternoon, we will transfer you to enjoy such a unique tour by sailing on the Nile by Felucca (Sailing Boat) around the nice islands of Aswan, Agha Khan Mausoleum and the Kitchener Island. We will then get back to the ship for rest and refresh. Enjoy your afternoon tea on board whereas the wonderful view the Nile. Evening time is free at leisure on your own to relax on board or we can offer an (optional) tour to attend the Sound & Light Show at Philae Temple, where you can learn more about the temple and about the kings who left their objects there. Finally, we will get back to our Nile Cruise for rest and refresh. Dinner meal will be served on board, and then the staff will operate a folkloric show. Overnight on board the Nile Cruise in Aswan.

 

Day 05:  (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Breakfast meal will be served on board. After that, you will prepare yourself to join your expert tour guide to explore the wonderful city of Aswan. Our first visit of the day will be to the High Dam, which was constructed by the former president, Gamal Abdel Nasser to store the water, and then generate a large volume of the electricity. We will then ride in a motorboat to visit Temple of Philae, constructed in the 3rd century BC in the Greco Roman era as the cult center of the goddess Isis.

Our last visit will be to the Unfinished Obelisk, which was found in the granite quarry in the Southern part of Aswan. After the day tour, we will drive back to our Nile cruiser, so we can enjoy the tasty lunch. Evening time is free at leisure on your own to relax on board or we can offer an (optional) tour to attend the Sound & Light Show at Philae Temple, where you can learn more about the temple and about the kings who left their objects there. Finally, we will get back to our Nile Cruise for overnight.

 

Day 06:  (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Today we start sailing (in the early morning) towards the city of Edfu, near Aswan, in order to continue our wonderful Nile Cruise to Luxor. Energizing breakfast meal will be served on board before starting to your day tour. Our first visit of today will be to the Temple of Horus in Edfu, the finest preserved ancient Egyptian temple in the land of the Nile. It was constructed by the Ptolemies in the 3rd century BC for the worship of the god Horus. After that, you will get back to the ship, so we can enjoy the lunch on board while sailing to the city of Luxor. Evening time is free at leisure on board so you can enjoy the sailing process to Luxor. Overnight onboard.

 

Day 07: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Morning time is free at leisure or (optional) you can enjoy a Hot-air Balloon over the West Bank of Luxor. Enjoy your delicious breakfast before exploring the city of the dead where we can visit Valley of the Kings, the richest and most fascinating ancient tombs in Egypt. This was the burial site of the kings from the New Kingdom. The next visit of the day will be to the Temple of Deir El Bahari, constructed during the reign of the 18th dynasty by Queen Hatshepsut, one of the greatest rulers of Egypt. Our last visit will be to the Colossi of Memnon; these two huge statues are the only remaining items of the great funerary temple of Amenhotep III constructed in 1350 BC and became a landmark of Luxor afterwards. After that, we will get back to our boat for overnight.

 

Day 08:  (Breakfast)

Check out after breakfast. Later on, you will be met by our local representative in Luxor, who will transfer you to your hotel in Luxor or to Luxor International Airport in order to catch your departure flight after spending few days exploring the amazing temples, tombs and unforgettable attractions.

07 Nights / 08 Days ( Aswan - Luxor - Aswan )

Day 01: Check-in, FREE at leisure & Overnight

Upon arrival to Aswan International Airport, you’ll be met by our English-speaking representative in Aswan, who will help and assist you in all formalities. Later on, we will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to your five-star Nile Cruise ship for check-in, rest and refresh. Afternoon time is yours to enjoy the tea time on the sundeck together with the marvelous view of the Nile! Amazing view that you should not miss. A Folkloric Show “Nubian Show” will be operated by the staff on board, where you can share dances, take photos and enjoy your night! [Lunch & Dinner]

 

Day 02: Visit to Temple of Kom Ombo

Energizing breakfast meal will be served on board before the tour of today. Our Nile Cruise ship will land at the location of the impressive Temple of Kom Ombo, established in the Ptolemaic period and completed in the Roman era, the temple is dedicated to two gods, the local crocodile, Sobek and the famous eagle god, Haroeris. After your amazing visit, you will get back to the ship, so we can enjoy the delicious lunch on board while sailing towards Luxor. Afternoon time, is free at leisure to enjoy the view while sailing to Luxor. Overnight on board. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

 

Day 03: Visit to the West Bank of Luxor

Energizing breakfast will be served on board. After that, we will visit Valley of the Kings, the richest and most fascinating ancient tombs in Egypt. This was the burial site of the kings from the New Kingdom. Our next visit of the day will be to Temple of Deir El Bahari, constructed during the reign of the 18th dynasty by Queen Hatshepsut. On our return way to the cruise, we will visit the Colossi of Memnon, the only remaining items of the great funerary temple of king Amenhotep III. Finally, we will transfer you to your Nile Cruise. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

 

Day 04: Visit to the East Bank of Luxor

Breakfast meal will be served on board. Later on, we will move to explore the east bank of Luxor including two marvelous temple complexes. Our first visit of the day will be to the Karnak Temples Complex, constructed over a period of more than one thousand years, almost all the impressive items of the Karnak we see today date back to the new kingdom specially the huge amazing columns of the hypostyle hall which are constructed by Ramses II, the greatest builder of ancient Egypt. We will then visit Luxor Temple, another startling temple which was established around the 14th century BC and the construction continued for many years afterwards by Ramses II, the well-known, Queen Hatshepsut, and many other Pharaohs from different periods. After the tour, we will transfer you back to your Nile Cruise ship for rest and refresh. Dinner & Overnight in Luxor. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

 

Day 05: Sail to Esna, FREE at leisure & Overnight

Today is free at leisure on board your Nile Cruise ship. We are going to sail towards the well-known city of Esna, one of the cities located inside the Governorate of Luxor in Southern Egypt. Located 55 kilometers to the South of Luxor and around 150 kilometers to the North of Aswan, Esna has a history that dates back to the prehistoric periods in Egypt. Esna was called Tasni in ancient Pharaonic times. This word means the passageway as Esna was an important transit point for commercial caravans traveling from the deserts to reach the Nile Valley. It was called Seni and then the Arabs when they entered Egypt in the 7th century AD called it Esna. Evening time, a Captain’s Welcome Party will be operated on board by the staff. Dinner & overnight in Esna. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

 

Day 06: Visit to the Temple of Horus in Edfu

Early morning time, the Nile Cruise ship will start sailing towards the small city of Edfu. You will also enjoy an energizing breakfast meal will be served on board before today’s lovely tour to one of the most famous temples in Egypt. Our boat will be staying at the location of Temple of Horus, the finest preserved ancient Egyptian temple in the land of the Nile. It was constructed by the Ptolemies in the 3rd century BC for the worship of the god Horus. After that, you will get back to the ship, so we can enjoy the lunch while sailing to Kom Ombo. Evening time, you will enjoy an Egyptian Galabeya Party. Dinner & Overnight Kom Ombo. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

 

Day 07: Visit to the High Dam, Philae Temple & Felucca Ride

Breakfast meal will be served on board. After that you will prepare yourself to join your expert tour guide to explore the wonderful city of Aswan. Our first visit of the day will be to the High Dam, which was constructed by the former president, Gamal Abdel Nasser to store the water, then generate electricity. We will then ride in a motor-boat to reach Agilika island, where we can visit Temple of Philae, constructed in the 3rd century BC in the Greco Roman era as the cult center of the goddess Isis. After this marvelous tour in Aswan, we will transfer you back to the Nile Cruise to rest and refresh. After lunch, we will enjoy a felucca ride around the most attractive islands of Aswan including the Agha Khan Mausoleum and the Kitchener Island. We will then get back to our cruise ship to enjoy the marvelous Disco and Music Show. Dinner & Overnight on board the Nile Cruise in Aswan. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

 

Day 08: Check Out & Departure

Check out after breakfast. You will then be met by our local representative in Aswan, who will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel in Aswan / Aswan Train Station / Aswan Airport, where our service will be ended after you enjoyed a wonderful seven-night cruise between the impressive temples of Egypt. [Breakfast]

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