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Dahabiya Nile Cruise

Sail along the magical Nile River on board a traditional Dahabiya sail boat, exploring the ancient wonders of Egypt. Dahabiya is the name given to a traditional Nile cruise boat or 5 or 6 cabins,decked out as a private luxurious yacht,combining the nostalgia of the 19th century with the sights and sounds of present day.

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Peaceful days spent watching an ancient and timeless world sail by on board a traditional Egyptian “Dahabiya”.
 The Dahabiya, once considered luxurious travel for royalty and aristocrats offers a trip back in time for all those who sail with her.
 A Dahabiya is a traditional, two-masted Nile sailing cruiser,similar to a yacht
Most with six cabins - doubles and twins - and travel at half the speed of the big Nile cruisers.They are traditionally fitted out in timber and furnished with antiques, each slightly differently.
 The Dahabiya normally moors at random places on the river bank as opposed to traditional jetties.
 Individually air-conditioned cabins all with showers and private facilities.
 Most 7 night cruises include all meals and 11 shore excursions. Soft drinks,tea and coffee are complimentary on the boat. There are no departures in July and August.