Guaranteed weekly departure • Every Monday on board Dahabiya Zekrayaat
Only 12 guests can travel at once since Zekrayaat Dahabiya only has four cabins and two patio suites. It’s ideal for a special occasion, a small family get-together, a trip with friends, or any other well-deserved treat. Each cabin and suite is nicely decorated, air-conditioned, and has its own bathroom.
Cabins have lots of room, each measuring 17 square meters and including two beds or one king-size double bed that can accommodate up to two people. Views of the Nile are excellent from the large windows. Exquisite antique furniture, Egyptian rugs, and handmade tapestries are included in each cabin. The private bathroom contains a bath, shower, and toilet, as well as a nice tiled floor.
With a view, Panoramic Suites are available. Beautiful views and a lovely breeze from the river are provided by the two apartments with separate patios at the end of the central hallway. Each apartment is meticulously furnished in earthy tones, with oriental furnishings and traditional textiles acquired from all around Egypt. The suites feature a separate bathroom with a bathtub, shower, and toilet, as well as a large king copper bed.
Zekrayaat Deck Plan
- 38.5 meters in length
- 6.75-meter width
- 12 passengers; 10 crew members
- Four 17-square-meter double cabins, each with its own bathroom
- 2 Double Suites, each measuring 26 square meters and including a private bathroom and patio.
- All accommodations and suites have panoramic windows and are outdoors facing.
- There is free Wi-Fi connection throughout the boat • There is a generator for power
- There are water filters for freshwater supply
- There is a wastewater recycling and sewage treatment system
- There is safety equipment (smoke detectors, emergency lighting, and sprinkler system)
Departure from any Luxor area to Esna (50 km south), Dahabiya Zekrayaat’s home port. Departure from Esna on the Dahabiya for a four-day Nile cruise between Aswan and Esna. To explore the remnants of its temples and some of the cliff-cut tombs, take a cruise to El Kab, the ancient town of Nekheb. Set sail towards a little island where the boat may be moored for the night. Dinner will be served on board the Dahabiya or on the tranquil banks of the Nile. The ship’s first night at sea.
Sail to Edfu and visit Egypt’s best-preserved temple, the Temple of Horus. Set sail towards a little island where you may anchor for the night; further stops will take you to small towns and the desert. Dinner will be served on board the Dahabiya or on the tranquil banks of the Nile. The ship’s second night at sea.
In Gebel el Silsila, visit Horemheb, Seti I, Ramesses II, and Merenptah’s ancient sandstone quarries and rock-cut churches. The journey continues up the Nile to Kom Ombo’s twin temples of Haroeris and Sobek. Set sail for Maniha Island, the Dahabiya’s overnight destination. Dinner will be served on board the Dahabiya or on the tranquil banks of the Nile. The ship’s third night at sea.
Sail to Daraw and take a stroll through the village to visit the markets. Daraw was the penultimate stop on the legendary 40-day desert trek between Sudan and Egypt. Sailing to El Koubania, a Nubian village near Aswan continues. The fourth and last night on the ship.
After breakfast on board, the Dahabiya trip concludes at Aswan. Transfer to any Aswan address.
- Depending on the schedule, transfers to and from any address in Luxor or Aswan to the Dahabiya.
- Onboard sightseeing, entry fees, and English-speaking guide services
- Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and supper are included.
- Throughout the journey, tea, coffee, mineral water, and soft drinks will be available.
- Wireless Internet Access is available at no charge.
- Alcoholic beverages and tips are not included.
Rates for Children:
Sharing a cabin/suite. Free for children aged 1 to 4.
Discount of 20% for children aged 5 to 12.