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Our crew:
The safety, well-being and comfort of the passengers are our endeavor.
Discover new destinations in Egypt and Nubia on unique routes. Our crew - mainly Nubians - will make sure you have an unforgettable time. On board of our Dahabeya you will enjoy the real traditional Egyptian hospitality.
The crew members originate from small towns along the route and can always give you good tips during the trip and establish contact with locals during the shore excursions.

Captain and sailors:
Our captain "Rais "and our sailors "Bahara "have been sailing almost all their lives. Already in their childhood they sailed with their fathers on the Nile. With their years of experience they are well qualified to sail a Dahabiya on the longest river in the world.
To experience rural Egypt at its best, they would take you for a walk in the countryside and to their favorite swimming spots along the Nile. Once on board, all you have to do is sit back and relax! Our Dahabiya is well cared for by a professional housekeeping team. They make sure that your suite and private bathroom are always clean and tidy.

Private Egyptologist Guide:
The private tour guide who accompanies you on all excursions is a passionate Egyptologist and has an incredible knowledge. He will guide you through the fascinating epochs of ancient Egypt through temples and monuments. He will explain the intricacies of hieroglyphics and bring history to life. In addition to ancient sites, he will also take you to villages and local markets to learn about all aspects of daily life in modern Egypt.

Additional Services:
Afternoon tea on the sun deck on sailing days at sunset (Incl. tea, coffee & pastries).
Entertainment on board: A Folklore evening is hosted by our Nubian crew.
Medical assistance: First aid kit on board, contacts to doctors & hospitals nearby.
Smoking is generally prohibited on board (in all cabins and suites, lounge bar, restaurant and sundeck.
 Smoking is restricted to a special area on the sundeck where ashtrays are provided.

The kitchen is equipped with a high quality water filtration system. Meals are prepared with bottled mineral water. International hygiene rules are strictly observed. The staff involved in the preparation of the meals wears mouth guards, gloves and hair nets.
We serve only the most authentic Egyptian and Nubian cuisine, prepared with fresh organic ingredients that we buy daily from farmers and fishermen along the river. From freshly caught Nile perch to delicious handmade Felafel, every meal is a feast to be savored.
Gluten-free, vegetarian and diabetic-friendly dishes are available upon previous request.
There is also an opportunity to participate in live cooking classes (pre-scheduled, 1 or
2X during the trip) for your dinner and learn how to prepare local recipes that you can recreate at home.
The highest international standards of
hygiene and cleanliness are strictly observed in the kitchen, dining room and throughout the ship.