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Merit Dahabiya

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Merit: An Elegant Dahabiya

If you're looking for a fantastic Nile cruise to experience different routes of the Nile River in a new way, then the Merit Dahabiya Nile cruise has to be your first choice. It is among the most luxurious dahabiya available, which will allow you to experience an unforgettable experience of Egyptian tradition but also offer an opulent stay on board.

Merit Dahabiya is designed innovatively to create an inviting environment and an experience that is pleasing to the eye of guests. Merit Dahabiya cruise measures 50 meters long as well as 7.5 meters wide. It has 8 Deluxe twin cabins 18 M2, two large Deluxe cabins 18 M2, Sun Deck, and an open-air heated Jacuzzi. Merit Dahabeya kitchens are made of stainless steel and fully operational for daily menus, including the bakery. Each cabin has minibars, safe boxes, AC, heaters, a porter, and wifi.

Nile cruise Merit Dahabiya is a unique opportunity to explore charming local villages and picturesque islands. There are many memorable places between Luxor and Aswan in the Nile that are exclusive to Dahabiyas as larger cruises can't visit. Explore Al-Ramadi Island, where you can enjoy a meal on the island, be entertained by the distinctive Rababa Egyptian show, and spend an overnight in the wilderness. Also, you will have the opportunity to interact with locals and have a day of observing the way they live their lives. Hor Diab island is another exciting excursion offered on the Merit Dahabiya boat. You can enjoy the best swimming experience possible in the Nile water during the beautiful conditions.

Dahabiya Merit offers refined deluxe cabins with the best amenities for a luxurious experience. Our cruise has a large sundeck that includes a jacuzzi, a comfortable lounge, a dining area, and complimentary internet access. You'll be pleasantly surprised by the lavish hospitality when traveling to new places. Suppose you're fortunate enough to have your birthday coincide with the time of your stay.

Merit Dahabiya provides you with various international cuisines made with the finest ingredients. It also offers traditional Egyptian food, guaranteed to bring you a unique and tasty experience. Live cooking classes are available to teach you traditional Egyptian recipes to let you experience them upon returning home. Merit Dahabiya does not have motors. A tugboat pulls it at an infinite distance, so you don't experience any noises or vibrations during your journey. With Merit Dahabiya, you will enjoy the best Egyptian experience that is top quality.

Merit Dahabiya Itinerary

Day 1: Merit Dahabiya Embarkation

Welcome aboard the exquisite Merit Dahabiya Nile Cruise! Your journey begins with a warm reception and a delicious lunch served on board. Afterward, prepare to be enchanted as we set out to explore the timeless temples of Luxor and Karnak. Marvel at the grandeur of these ancient architectural masterpieces as you immerse yourself in their rich history. As the day comes to a close, indulge in a delightful dinner and unwind with an overnight stay on the tranquil Luxor West Bank.

Day 2: Immersive Luxor Sightseeing

Rise and shine to a delightful breakfast on board, energizing you for a day of further exploration on the West Bank of Luxor. Delve into the mystique of this ancient land as you visit captivating sites such as the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs were laid to rest, and the adjacent Valley of the Queens. Discover the awe-inspiring Temple of Medinet Habu and witness the majestic Colossi of Memnon. After a fulfilling day, set sail towards Esna, enjoying a serene tea time on the Sun Deck. Indulge in a delectable dinner and spend a peaceful night moored beside a picturesque island.

Day 3: Edfu Temple & Al Ramady Island

Awaken to the gentle sway of the Nile as we continue our voyage towards Edfu. After a delightful breakfast on board, immerse yourself in the divine ambiance of the Edfu Temple, an extraordinarily well-preserved sanctuary dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus. Following this captivating visit, we set sail towards Al Ramady Island, where you can revel in the natural beauty of the surroundings. Indulge in a delicious dinner and spend a serene night on board, accompanied by the soothing sounds of the river.

Day 4: Serenity on Al Sheikh Fadl Island

As the sun rises, enjoy a delightful breakfast while we sail towards the enchanting Al Sheikh Fadl Island. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of this idyllic oasis and embrace the serenity that surrounds you. Indulge in a leisurely tea time and savor a delectable dinner on the island, creating unforgettable memories. Our journey continues as we set sail towards Aswan, where a restful overnight stay on board awaits.

Day 5: Dahabiya Merit Disembarkation

Aswan greets us with its timeless allure as we arrive early in the morning. After a satisfying breakfast on board the marvelous MS Merit Dahabiya Nile Cruise, we embark on a captivating excursion to the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, and witness the mighty High Dam that has transformed the landscape of the region. With hearts full of cherished memories, we bid farewell to the remarkable Merit Dahabiya and disembark in Aswan, carrying with us the essence of this unforgettable journey.

Dahabeya Merit Nile Cruise Features:

  • All cabins have large, panoramic windows 
  • Fully furnished eight deluxe cabins
  • Two cabins with Large Beds and Six cabins Twin Bedded
  • Two masts sailboat.
  • Dining facilities, Bars and Reading Lounge.
  • Open-air Jacuzzi.
  • Same day laundry service with express pressing service.
  • Sprinkling System, Anti-Fire treatment and full Fire Safety measures.
  • Doctor on call 24 hours.
  • Emergency handling and fire trained staff.
  • Marine Satellite (Nile Sat Channels)
  • Internet access (Chargeable).
  • Music system with daily program.
  • Boutique and gift shop
  • Each cabin 17.75m (bathroom 3.75m including)            
  • Panoramic large windows with sound proof.
  • Individual controlled A/C.
  • In-cabin electronic personal large safe.
  • Telephone with voice mail message.
  • In-cabin coffee and tea tray service.
  • LCD TV with individual Receiver in each cabin
  • Hairdryer/Bathrobe.
  • Cabin bathroom with walk-in shower.

Merit Dahabiya Nile Cruise Incl.

  • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
  • All transfers by a modern AC deluxe vehicle
  • Merit Dahabiya Cruise on full board basis
  • All Nile Cruise tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sites between Luxor and Aswan
  • Egyptologist guide during your trips
  • All service charges and taxes

Merit Dahabiya Nile Cruise FAQs

How much does it cost to book the Merit Dahabiya?

The price for the 4-night Nile cruise itinerary on the Merit Dahabiya starts from 895 USD, and for the 7-night itinerary, it starts from 1565 USD.

How is the plan for the Merit Dahabiya Nile cruise?

The Merit Dahabiya Nile cruise has 10 cabins and can accommodate a maximum of 20 guests.

What are the sailing dates for the Nile cruise Merit Dahabiya?

The Merit Dahabiya sails on Saturdays from Luxor.

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