Merit Dahabiya Cruise Ship, Egypt


    • Luxurious two-masted riverboat
    • Visit unique historical places along the River Nile

The Merit Dahabiya are 3 luxurious 50-meter/164-foot two-masted sailboats, ideal for experiencing Egypt's iconic Nile River. Guests can cruise in style and enjoy world-class amenities aboard the Dahabiya 1, 2, and Star. There are 8 and 10 fully furnished deluxe cabins with ensuite bathrooms, individually controlled air conditioning, minibars, and panoramic windows. For guests’ convenience, there is a 24-hour front office service, indoor and sundeck restaurants, a bar, and a reading lounge. The open-air heated jacuzzi and sundeck are perfect for relaxing while enjoying the views. The Merit Dahabiya 1, 2, and Star offer same-day laundry service with express pressing service. And, of course, the complimentary WiFi keeps guests connected during their journey.

These luxurious river cruise ships offer amenities and comfort while providing breathtaking views of Egypt's iconic landmarks. During their stay, guests can visit the West Bank, home to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple, and the Colossi of Memnon. Passengers will enjoy delicious meals as the Merit Dahabiya provides unique dining experiences. Guests can visit Edfu Temple and sail to Al Ramady Island for a private island dinner and an exclusive Egyptian Rababa show. A visit to Kom Ombo Temple and Hor Diab Island, where guests can swim in the purest waters of the Nile River. These and other experiences make this a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Trips will be aboard one of the sister ships, the Merit Dahabyia 1, 2, or Star. Guests will be informed 2 weeks before departure.

Book your Nile River cruise aboard the Merit Dahabiya today.

Choose your departure date adventure cruise | no scuba diving


Included: VAT, Fuel Surcharge, Port Fees, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Beach BBQ, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, WiFi internet.

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages, Land Excursions, Laundry / Pressing Services.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Charging stations
  • Free Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Cabins
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • BBQ Area
  • Available for Charter
  • Jacuzzi / Hot Tub

Food & Drinks

  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Vegan Options
  • Fine Wines Selection
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Beach BBQ
  • Welcome Cocktails

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.

Languages Spoken

The crew speaks English, German, and French.

Boat Specifications

  • Max guests 16-24
  • Number of cabins 8-12

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares