Started in 2017, Sail the Nile has been successfully building a business on the Nile by providing reliable and prompt communication while continuing to offer an off-the-beaten track and relaxing cruise that other, larger competitors cannot. With an international team from Germany and Egypt, it is the perfect fusion of authentic experiences coupled with a global mindset to deliver an unforgettable journey for our clients. Additionally, we have an unparalleled service-minded crew and support staff that aims to make each and every guest feel like royality while on board. For these reasons, and many more, we often have repeat clients that come back to sail with us again and again.

The key advantages of partnering with us include:

  • Quick response time (within 24 hours)
  • Weekly updated availability lists
  • Individual bookings and full charters options
  • If a date is not available, alternative dates are suggested
  • No minimum number of guests required
  • Invoice sent upon booking with clear deadlines for deposit and remaining payment
  • Competitive agency commission
  • German and English speaking guides and staff
  • Should any issues arise in Upper Egypt, we can help the client direct, i.e. they won’t have to refer to their travel agent
  • In case of emergencies we are available 24 hours a day
  • Our clients are always treated like VIPs

Our offer

Dahabiya Nile Cruises

  • Cruises between Luxor (Esna) and Aswan on two Dahabiyas.
  • Slow travel, off the beaten track.
  • Qualified guides, multiple languages.
  • Freshly prepared local food, including a variety of vegetarian meals.
  • Prices see below

Sailing from Esna to Aswan our stops include ...

  • Esna
  • Edfu
  • Gebel el Silsila
  • a village walk
  • Kom Ombo
  • a camel stable
  • Aswan

Sailing from Aswan to Esna our stops include ...

  • Kom Ombo
  • Edfu
  • Gebel el Silsila
  • a plantation walk
  • Edfu
  • Esna

Dahabiya Nile Cruise Luxor to El Minya or Cairo

  • Exploring Middle and Upper Egypt on a Dahabiya
  • A unique dahabiya Nile Cruise off the beaten track
  • Dates and prices on request

Charter one of our Dahabiyas

  • Charter a complete dahabiya for one or more nights
  • A perfect location for private or company parties
  • Host 10 to 14 people on either the ABUNDANCE or the MINYA
  • Prices see below

Contact Us

Address: Luxor West Bank, Laqalta, River Road

Mohammed Morsy +20 100 277 5897 (phone and whatsapp)

Johanna Marius +20 101 313 1886 (phone and whatsapp)


Prices 2024/2025

Price per person per night in a double cabin


€ 260.00 double cabin per person per night

Dahabiya MINYA

€ 290.00 double cabin per person per night

Single occupancy


€ 470.00 double cabin single occupancy per night

Dahabiya MINYA

€ 530.00 double cabin single occupancy per night

Suite double occupancy per person


€ 345.00 Suite double occupancy per person per night

Dahabiya MINYA

€ 460.00 Suite double occupancy per person per night

Suite single occupancy per night


€ 640.00 suite single occupancy per night

Dahabiya MINYA

€ 870.00 Suite single occupancy per night

Charter Dahabiya ABUNDANCE

Charter the ship with 4 double cabins and a suite for a total of 10 persons.


€ 2650.00 per night

Charter Dahabiya MINYA

Charter the ship with 6 double cabins and a suite for a total of 14 persons.

Dahabiya MINYA

€ 3450.00 per night

Minimum booking per night

*The minimum booking rate is for if your booking is the first one for that date. If we receive further bookings, you will be refunded the overpaid amount.*


€ 865.00 per night

Dahabiya MINYA

€ 1,095.00 per night

Transfer from Aswan airport

Transfer from Aswan airport

€ 30.00

**The week before and the week after Easter Sunday, as well as between December 22-January 6, we have a 20 % holiday surcharge**

Included: Transfer from and to the city of Luxor and/or Aswan, full board, breakfast, lunch, tea time, dinner, unlimited mineral water, tea, coffee, soft drinks, all transfers from the boat to the sights, sightseeing, admission tickets, tour guide services on board

Excluded: Personal expenses, Turkish coffee, fresh fruit juices, alcoholic beverages, tips