A Dahabiya Nile Boats is a 2-masted ship sailing with the power of the wind and can also be towed by a tugboat if the wind is calm. It was invented at the beginning of the last century during the victorian age and was very popular when the royal family of Egypt used to sail across the Nile River during their vacations in Southern Egypt. The Dahabiya Nile Cruise is a private small cruise known to be very suitable for small groups, friends, newlyweds, and small Families. equipped with high-end privacy, special food, and private tours that provide magical memories of the Nile and Upper Egypt.
The Dahabiya is built on the traditional sailing model of ancient Egypt and has all means of comfort, entertainment, and convenience. Through Dahabiya Cruise, everyone will get to explore the attractions of the most amazing sites on the banks of the Nile such as Karnak Temples complex, Hatshepsut temple, Luxor Temple, High Dam, Edfu Temple, Temple of Philae, Temple of Kom Ombo, and more.
Due to the small size of the Dahabiya, it can dock at the most inaccessible sites, which in turn provide the chance to discover several must-see sites, but also to witness the majestic life on the banks of the Nile.
The Dahabiya Nile cruise is a luxury midsize boat that travels between Luxor and Aswan for three to twelve nights on the Nile river which offers an ideal mixture of luxury, tradition, and comfort within a warm atmosphere. It runs on pure wind power and is not motorized like the steam power Nile cruises so you can hear the sound of the heavenly breeze. The accommodations on board the dahabiya consist of four large cabins and one or two very spacious suites and decorated with genuine authentic oriental furniture with their own bathroom, and air-conditioning with chairs, a divan, sunbeds, dining tables, and an amazing sundeck where you can appreciate the full majestic allure of the Nile.
The main difference between the Dahabiya Nile River Cruises and Original Nile cruises is simply the size and the number of facilities and activities found onboard. The Nile cruise will have a way bigger staff and the main power source of the Nile cruise will be a steam engine, not the natural wind. The main difference between the two is the cozy feeling and the sensation found onboard. Being on a Nile cruise is like being in a floating hotel away from the world but a dahabiya is like being in the heart of nature and enjoying the beautiful historical attractions and all the heavenly natural sights & sounds of the Nile. It will maintain your privacy and keep you away from the crowds.
The wonder of the Nile is infinite and should be explored with true class and there is nothing more classy than a dahabiya Nile cruise where you can enjoy true luxury, comfort, and observe all the little things that make the Nile your main destination in Egypt. You can also find a variety of Nile River cruises that provide the chance to witness all the hidden attractions of the Nile. Here are the famous Dahabiya Nile cruise itineraries.
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