Meroe Dahabiya Nile Cruise

  • Duration5 Nights
  • PickupEsna
  • AvailabilityMonday from Esna to Aswan

Dahabiya Overview

Discover unparalleled luxury on the Meroe Dahabiya Nile Cruise, the crown jewel of Nour El Nile. Painstakingly reconstructed in 2017, it boasts the grandest cabins, a spacious salon, and an expansive deck, providing abundant personal space while fostering connections. Cherished by returning patrons and opulence seekers alike, Meroe promises the ultimate Nile cruising experience. With a dedicated team of over 15 staff members, your every need is anticipated and catered to, ensuring a journey replete with indulgence and delight. Embark on a voyage where generosity knows no bounds, and let us pamper you with a blend of sophistication and hospitality that defines the essence of Meroe.

Price Include
  • Meet and assist upon arrival with flowers/departure.
  • Accommodation at Dahabiya Cruise on Full Board Basis.
  • Entrance fee for all sightseeing mentioned in the programs
  • All Transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • bottle of mineral water during Daily tours
  • Egyptologist English guide during tours.
  • All Taxes & Service charges.
Price Excludes
  • Any Extra meals and beverages.
  • All personal expenses.
  • Any Optional tours.
  • Tipping
Dahabiya Facilities
  • Meroe boat includes Panoramic Suites, 8 Luxury Rooms and 1 Standard Room
  • All cabins have large, panoramic windows
  • Dining facilities, Bars and Reading Lounge.
  • Dining facilities, Bars and Reading Lounge.
  • Doctor on call.
  • Air Condition on board.
  • Private bath/shower with hair dryer
  • Accompanying motorboat to pull it in case wind is calm.
  • Sun Deck
  • WiFi
  • Pool
  • Air condition
  • Private bath with Shower
  • Mini Bar
  • Doctor available 24 hours
  • Gift Shop
  • TV with International Channels
  • Major credit cards accepted on board Nile Cruises

Dahabiya Itinerary

5 Nights From Esna - Aswan

Day 1: Arrival at Luxor

Upon your arrival at Luxor Airport or Luxor Train Station, you will be greeted warmly by your tour manager. Your journey begins with an immersive exploration of Esna, a vibrant trading city steeped in history.

Accompanied by your Egyptology guide, you will discover the secrets of the small ancient temple of Khnum, located 9 meters below the busy streets. A leisurely walk to the temple will complement a pleasant stroll through streets adorned with exquisite tapestries and exotic treasures.

Overview On Dahabiya

Meals: Lunch – Dinner

Day 2: Tour to El Kab & Edfu

While you rest, our gentle sail takes you towards El-Kab, once the capital of Upper Egypt, on the eastern bank of the Nile. It is home to the impressive Nekhbet Temple and captivating ornate tombs dug into the mountainsides.

After docking, you’ll take a charming stroll through the Fisherman’s Village to explore the tomb. In the afternoon, our flight will take us to Edfu, where the splendor of the Greco-Roman temple dedicated to Horus awaits us. A horse-drawn carriage will take you through the city’s vibrant streets to the temple, a fine example of preserved Egyptian heritage. The day ends with a scenic sail to a peaceful island.

Overview On Dahabiya

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Day 3: Explore the Nile River and the desert at Wadi Muzin

This magical river day begins with an optional morning picnic and a delicious breakfast. Set off the afternoon, stopping at one of the islands, perfect for a walk or a refreshing swim in the Nile.

As the sun sets, a unique opportunity emerges to venture into the desert along a valley decorated with ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and Stone Age inscriptions, marking the historic path to Libya. Night reveals the luminous beauty of Jabal al-Silsilah Temple as our boat finds its anchorage.

Overview On Dahabiya

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Day 4: A Tour of Jabal al-Silsilah

Visiting Jabal al-Silsilah, where the Nile winds wind between mountain ranges, is such an intimate experience that large cruise ships are excluded from stopping here.

Discover this site’s secrets as you explore the small Temple of Horemheb and wander among the sandstone quarries, once the stone source for famous Egyptian temples. A stop at a charming café for tea and shisha adds to the appeal. The tranquil riverbank paves the way for a pleasant lunch and a refreshing swim.

Overview On Dahabiya

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Day 5: Kom Ombo Temple Tour

After a starlit night on the water, wake up to a morning flight to the city and temple of Kom Ombo. Built during the Ptolemaic era, this temple features a picturesque bend in the river in honor of Sobek, the crocodile-headed god. Immerse yourself in the temple’s history before visiting the Crocodile Museum, a captivating repository of mummified crocodiles that highlights the importance of this creature in ancient times.

Overview On Dahabiya

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Day 6: Final departure

Savor breakfast aboard your elegant Dahabiya Nile boat before your final departure. As your cruise concludes, you’ll be transferred to Aswan Airport or Aswan Train Station with cherished memories of an unparalleled journey along the timeless Nile.

Meals: Breakfast

Things to Know About Our Pricing Policy

We believe in transparency and want to ensure that our customers have a clear understanding of how our pricing works. Our pricing policy outlines the payment terms, including deposit requirements, installment options, and final payment deadlines. It’s essential to review and understand these terms to ensure a smooth booking process. Here are some key points to know about our pricing policy:


  • Prices are in US dollars per person per trip and you can pay in any other currency.
  • Rates are subject to change in case of any changes in airport taxes, hotel rates, transport rates, or government taxes.
  • Rates are not valid during Christmas or New Year.
  • Travel insurance and entry visa charges are not included in the package.

Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.
  • We are offering a low down payment of just 25% to secure your spaces on tour, including hotel rooms, cruise cabins, domestic flight tickets, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid up to two days before your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour manager, making you’re booking a risk-free investment.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation after confirmation with payment before 30 days of the commencement of the tour: 10% of the value of the tour package.
  • Canceling the tour 30 to 20 days before commencement of the tour: 25% of the value of the package
  • Canceling 19-15 days before commencing the tour: 50% of the tour cost
  • Canceling 14-11 days before commencement of the tour: 75% of the tour cost
  • Canceling before 10 days or less before the tour date: No refund for the tour

Children Policy

  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price.


  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent’s room )
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

Things to bring with you

Embark on a journey of wonder and magic in Egypt, where captivating experiences await. Prioritize a smooth and enjoyable stay by organizing your luggage carefully. From the mysterious allure of the ancient pyramids to the majesty of the majestic temples, Egypt promises an unforgettable adventure. Get ready to uncover the secrets of this beautiful land and immerse yourself in its magic. We recommend packing carefully to ensure you are fully equipped to explore each wonder. Let the magic of Egypt enchant your senses and prepare for an extraordinary discovery journey. Your adventure of a lifetime awaits you in the splendor of this mysterious destination.

  • A valid Passport for 6 months
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses
  • Sanitizer gel & Water holder
  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Cotton clothes in summer
  • Camera & Umbrella
  • A Hat & Comfortable shoes

Tour FAQ

Can I get a refund if I cancel the tour?

The correct refund policy for tour cancellations depends on factors such as the tour operator, the agreed booking conditions, and the context of the cancellation. See our dedicated terms and conditions page or contact us directly to understand the details. Revealing the nuances of our cancellation and refund policy ensures a seamless experience.

Can I change the travel date?

It is usually possible to change your travel date, but specific conditions and fees may apply. A notable example is that airlines often expand date change options, albeit with change fees and fare spreads.

Scrutinizing the words of your ticket, along with the airline or agency’s policies, is vital to understanding your choices. Accommodations share this complexity and have different change policies. Some allow cost-effective changes within a set time frame, while others impose stricter fees or rules.

I recommend contacting the airline, hotel, or agency to gauge possible date changes and possible expenses. They will provide accurate, up-to-date details tailored to your situation. Before making travel arrangements, always evaluate our cancellation and change policies to understand your alternatives to unexpected modifications.

Do I need to apply visa?

Embarking on trips abroad often requires obtaining a visa in advance. The visa acts as an authorization approved by the host government and grants access and residence for a specified period. Some countries extend visa-waiver privileges to selected nationalities, allowing visa-free entry within specified time frames. However, these exemptions generally include conditions, such as the intention to travel or the length of stay.

Stay abreast of evolving visa requirements; It is wise to check for updates before confirming travel plans. Make sure to allow enough processing time, as visa issuance can take weeks or even months. If you need assistance obtaining a visa, do not hesitate to contact us. Your smooth travel experience is our priority.

How do I pay for the tour?

To book a tour with us, we require that it be paid at the time of booking. This is the only guarantee for you to book the tour.

Daily excursions:

We welcome cash payments at the start of the round if you prefer.

Multi-day trips:

A deposit is necessary for long-haul flights once the itinerary has been confirmed. This down payment ranges from 10% to 100% and depends on the tour and its duration, ensuring that you confidently venture.

Is gratuity included in the price?

On our offers and holidays, gratuities are excluded and are entirely at the discretion of our passengers. Although it is not mandatory, it carries the notable importance of the dedicated personnel who ensure your comfort and service throughout your journey. Your thoughtful acknowledgment of their efforts is deeply appreciated.

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