Dahabeya Samarah

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Schedule

Every Saturday from Luxor and Wednesday from Aswan

Duration

3 nights, 4 days / 4 nights, 5 days

Pickup/ Drop off

Luxor / Aswan

Ship Information

Sailing the Nile in the beautiful Dahabeya SAMARAH,

A completely different experience from the usual cruise ships and the best way to travel peacefully on the magical Nile river.

SAMARAH, Started out in October 2010, with care and love for details, it is an excellent choice for a calm relaxed vacation, a romantic getaway with your loved one, a business meeting celebration, ensuring you a relaxing trip away from the busy life.

Onboard SAMARAH you will be traveling at a slow pace, no rush there. You will stop where the big boats cannot dock, you will visit the sites during the least crowded hours. The cruise includes all the services and sophistication worthy of a first-class luxury boat.

  • 45M Length
  • 8M Width

  • Superior Deck 275M

  • 2 Large Sails

  • Flat bottom which allows to dock on all shores and islands

  • 2 Electric generators 24hrs

  • Air-Conditioned Kitchen

  • Air-Conditioned Reception

Rooms and facilities:

  • 5 Double Rooms with 15M (3 rooms with twin beds and 2 rooms with Large beds)

  • 2 Suites 24M with private terrace  (With the possibility of adding extra bed)

  • Beddings 100% Egyptian Cotton

  • Safety Box

  • Mini Bar

  • Hair Dryer

  • LCD Screen

  • Marine Satellite

  • Private toilette and Shower cabin in each room

  • Electricity 220Volt 24Hrs.

  • WIFI

Cruise Itinerary

5 Days Luxor – Aswan Dahabeya cruise

Day 1:

– Embark in Luxor.
– Lunch on board.
– After lunch visit Karnak and Luxor Temples.
– Dinner and overnight on West bank of Luxor.

Day 2: 

– Breakfast on board.
– Visit the West bank (Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon)
– Lunch on the board.
– Sail to Esna and Tea time on the sun deck.
– Dinner during sailing.
– Over night beside an island.

Day 3:

– Breakfast while crossing Esna.
– Sail to Edfu and lunch during sailing.
– Visit the Temple of Edfu.
– Sail to Al Ramadi Island.
– Dinner on board and overnight beside Al Ramadi Island.

Day 4:

– Early morning sail to Gebel El Silsila and breakfast on board.
– Sail to visit Kom Ombo temple.
– Sail to el El Sheikh Fadl Island and lunch on board during sailing.
– Tea time and dinner on El Sheikh Fadl island.
– Sail to Aswan after dinner and overnight on board.

Day 5: 

– Arrive to Aswan early morning.
– Breakfast on board.
– Visit the Philae Temple and High Dam.
– Disembarkation in Aswan.


Itinerary is subject to modification according to navigational and security restrictions without prior notice.

3 NIGHT DAHABEYA CRUISE FROM ASWAN TO LUXOR

Day 1 Aswan tour and check in your Dahabeya

– Arrive to Aswan early morning.
– Visit the Philae Temple and High Dam.
– check in your Dahabyea

-Lunch on board

Free afternoon ( optional Trip to the Nubian village)

-Dinner

overnight in Aswan

Day2 Sailing to kom ombo and Gabel Selsela

Beautiful Breakfast during Sailing to kom ombo

visiting Kom ombo temple and sailing to Gabel elselsa

-Lunch

visiting gabel elselsela and continuing sailing to Esna

Dinner and overnight beside an Island

Day 3 Crossing Esna water lock and sailing to Luxor 

  • Breakfast on board
  • sailing and crossing esna water lock
  • lunch on board
  • arriving in Luxor
  • visiting Karnak temple and Luxor temple
  • Dinner
  • overnight in Luxor
  • Day 4 Checkout and tour to valley of the kings and Hatshepsut temple 
  • breakfast
  • tour to valley of the kings and Hatshepsut temple
  • Transfer to Luxor Airport
  • Transfer
Included
  • All transfers, mentioned in program.
  • Excursions & entrance fees to all the sightseeings.
  • Accommodation on Luxury Nile Dahabiya 5* by full board system.
  • Professional english speaking tour guide.
  • All charges & taxes.
Excluded
  • Personal spending.
  • Beverages.
  • Tipping for cruise crew, drivers and tour guide.
From:

918

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Prices
Price per Person per Trip

Summer Rates Per Person (May- Sep)

Per Person in Double Cabin
Per Single Cabin
4 Days/3 Nights
920
1230
5 Days/4 Nights
1100
1500

Winter Rates Per Person (Oct-April)

Per Person in Double Cabin
Per Single Cabin
4 Days/3 Nights
970
1290
5 Days/4 Nights
1200
1600

Prices policy

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children policy

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children policy

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
Reviews

star rating  Excellent organisation from Daniel and the team! Would highly recommend them as everything went smoothly with everything being in time and the tours guided by enthusiastic Guides who were highly... read more

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September 16, 2023

star rating  Very beautiful! Unforgettable experience - Daniel and his team were perfect! Every excursion was beautiful and everything went good, especially the efficiency and the kindness of the guides. They were always on time and available... read more

avatar thumb Beatrice P
August 29, 2023

star rating  Great Experience 👍 - We loved working with EZ Tour Egypt. We did a 5-day 4-night Nile cruise with additional days before and after for Luxor and Abu Simbel. Daniel was very responsive and... read more

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August 29, 2023

star rating  Beyond our expectations- wonderful - It was one of our best experiences ever.
Not only for the amazing attractions and the quality of the cruise, but most of all for the constant support we had... read more

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August 28, 2023

star rating  Perfect Tours Aswan, Luxor, Hurghada - Daniel and his tour agency are world class. They were on-time, professional, and made sure that we saw everything we planned for. We did a number of tours with this... read more

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March 16, 2023

star rating  Daniel and his tour agency are world class. They were on-time, professional, and made sure that we saw everything we planned for. We did a number of tours with this... read more

avatar thumb N S
March 16, 2023

star rating  So good, I booked it a second time - In 2019 I had the same tour with my brother. In 2023 I came back to Luxor and had to do it again with a friend of mine. The... read more

avatar thumb ElKaspo
February 18, 2023

star rating  We had an amazing time im Cairo with Sam, and in Luxor with Daniel!
Both are incredible guides with lots of interesting informations!
Luxor, I must say is in my... read more

avatar thumb MGNC8
February 18, 2023

star rating  We had an amazing time im Cairo with Sam, and in Luxor with Daniel!
Both are incredible guides with lots of interesting informations!
Luxor, I must say is in my... read more

avatar thumb Gorete Cruz
February 18, 2023

star rating  Daniel did a very nice, well organised tour of the main sightseeing points in Luxor. He is very well read and knowledgable regarding the topics of ancient egypt and also... read more

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February 15, 2023

star rating  Abu Simbel was unforgetable. Just amazing. Like the rest of the trip. Experience to remember. Definitely a trip to recommend.

avatar thumb Slovenia2023
February 10, 2023

star rating  We did a full day private of Luxor Temple and Karnak temple with EZ Tours Egypt as well as a private transfer from Luxor to Hurghada. Both were excellent. The... read more

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February 8, 2023

star rating  We did a full day private of Luxor Temple and Karnak temple with EZ Tours Egypt as well as a private transfer from Luxor to Hurghada. Both were excellent. The... read more

avatar thumb Brielle P
February 8, 2023

star rating  We arranged a Sunrise Balloon Ride in Luxor with Daniel and everything was perfect, from the timely pickup, great balloon company and excellent experience on the balloon ride. Right after... read more

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January 13, 2023

star rating  We arranged a Sunrise Balloon Ride in Luxor with Daniel and everything was perfect, from the timely pickup, great balloon company and excellent experience on the balloon ride. Right after... read more

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January 13, 2023

Nile River Cruises (FAQs)

In Egypt, you can have a very special experience to sail on the longest river in the world The Nile River“. To have such an exceptional tour, you need to be on board a Nile cruise keeping in mind that there are a lot of different Nile Cruises from different categories. The most recommended Nile cruise categories in Egypt are the 5 * and the 5 * High Deluxe categoriesPrices differ from one cruise to another based on the installations on each cruise and based on the time you would like to visit Egypt, to check all the Nile River Cruise possibilities with the different prices Budget, please check our best Nile Cruises suggested.

The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14c. Summer is ever hot and the winter is cool and mild but occasionally it becomes cold at night. The average low temperatures vary from9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate each along the coasts.

Keeping in mind that Egypt is a conservative society, dress moderately as you wich, but of course, light cotton clothes are preferred during the summer, and a cover for your head like a hat or scarf to protect you from the sun, a jacket for the winter nights will come in handy, and something comfortable for your feet like sneakers or a flip flop.

The best and the most suitable time to have a perfect Nile cruise holiday
, you’ll find that the period from the end of October till the middle of April is the best season ever to plan your Nile cruise holiday in.

You can choose any time between the mentioned period to have your holiday
but kindly notice that Easter and Christmas seasons in Egypt are considered the peaked seasons with the highest prices In all the year, so kindly put this in mind while planning your marvelous Nile Cruise vacation in the land of Pharaohs, still, you’ll get the most inimitable affordable tour prices from our side to enjoy the beast dream holiday.

There are two types of Nile cruises in Egypt, the first one is the private Nile river cruises also known as” Dahabiya” which has about 10 cabins, and the standard, more common group, the Nile cruises which has about 150 cabins equipped with everything a traveler could desire.

The Nile cruise is basically a fully equipped sailing hotel that holds a sun deck, a full entertaining center, an inner swimming pool, lounge bar, discotheque, a marvelous restaurant, a spa, beauty center, a laundry, gift shops, and a safe deposit box, and everything you would expect from a hotel.

 

 

 

The Nile Cruise sails between the two enchanting cities of Luxor and Aswan or vice versa where everyone can explore the divine Karnak temples Complex, the legendary Valley of the Kings, the mesmerizing Hatshepsut temple, the unique Kom Ombo temple the majestic Philae temple, the glorious Edfu temple, the Great unfinished obelisk, and various more.

 

 

 

The best activity by far is being on board a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the pure nature of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert on a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.

 

 

There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas, new years eve, and Easter.