About us

If you are looking for a great Nile cruise experience, one where you can experience unique routes and the Nile River in a whole new level of luxury that would blow your mind, then “white queen” Nile cruise has to be your choice. Merit Dahabiya Nile cruise is one of the most luxurious dahabiya out there that would not only let you encounter a distinctive experience of the Egyptian culture but also a luxurious stay on board.

Merit Dahabiya is designed in a modern way to enhance a welcoming environment and a satisfying occurrence for the eyes of the customers. The boat also features an emergency handling system.

Our cruise offers a unique chance to visit picturesque local villages and idyllic islands. You will visit many unforgettable sites along the Nile River between Luxor and Aswan, sites that are unique to Dahabiyas which you won’t find on large cruises; such as Al-Ramadi Island where you can have dinner on the island then get entertained with a unique Rababa Egyptian show then have an overnight alongside the nature. You will also get a chance to meetup with locals and spend the day perceiving how they truly live. Another eccentric adventure provided by our cruise is at Hor Diab island where you can have the best swimming experience in the purest and clearest Nile water in the appealing weather.

Merit Dahabiya offers refined deluxe cabin interiors that provide every facility for an ultimate luxury experience. Our cruise provides a spacious sundeck with a jacuzzi, a comfortable lounge and a dining room, it also features free internet access and a bazzar. You will be pleased by our luxurious hospitality while exploring new destinations within your stay. If you are lucky enough and your birthday meets the time of your accommodation, Merit Dahabiya will provide you with a birthday celebration full of unexpected surprises along with a farewell cake on your last day as an appreciation for being a member of Merit Dahabiya’s family. 

On Merit Dahabiya, we offer our customers a wide variety of international cuisines from all over the world using the finest and highest quality ingredients. In addition, we offer our authentic Egyptian cuisine, our specialty, guaranteed to take you on a unique and flavorful encounter full of culture with every bite. We also provide live cooking sessions to teach you local Egyptian recipes so that you can try them when you return home. We strive to offer you a true Egyptian experience at its best. This is what differentiates Merit Dahabiya from others.

Merit Dahabiya has no motors, it gets dragged by a tugboat from a distance so you never feel any disturbing sounds or vibration during your trip.

•Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
•Assistance of our personal during your stay and excursions
•All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
•Accommodation on board 5-star Dahabiya on full board basis
•Tea, coffee, and soft drinks are available all day
•All Dahabiya excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
•Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
•Egyptologist guide during your excursions

•Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
•Tipping for staff members 

•Cruises length: 50 meters
•Cruises width: 7.5 meters
•8 Twin Deluxe Cabins (18 M²)
•2 Large Deluxe cabins (18 M²)
•Sun Deck with an Open-Air Heated Jacuzzi 
•Kitchens length: 20 meters, made out of stainless steel, fully operational to do daily menus including bakery
•Motor Room: 10 M² size, including 2 generators, 2 water pumps, multistage filter, light bulb, chlorine treatment for water & chiller
•Emergency Handling and Fire Trained Staff 
•Free Wifi 
•satellite marine 

•Safe box
•Openable windows with a panoramic view