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Map Egypt Dahabiyas sail back and forth on the Nile between Esna and Aswan. A high concentration of well-preserved and partly restored monuments can be found along this part of the Nile, including the famous temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo.

Terms and Conditions

Booking agreement

Any contract between a customer and Nile Dahabiya Boats is subject to these terms and conditions. All the prices quoted to a customer are calculated at the rates of exchange made known on the day of the offer. Once a customer has accepted the offer and a booking has been made, the prices are fully guaranteed and will not be subject to any surcharge.
Your booking by Nile Dahabiya Boats is made through Djed Egypt Travel. Djed Egypt Travel is licensed as a General Tour Operator (classification A) under number 1333. This licence is issued and approved by The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.
Djed Egypt Travel is a member of The Egyptian Tourism Federation, also known as ETF, and of the Egyptian Travel Agents Association, also known as ETAA.

Booking procedure

By making a booking, the customer confirms that he has understood and has accepted on behalf of himself and all members of his party these terms and booking conditions. All contracts with Nile Dahabiya Boats are made subject to these terms and conditions. Please ensure that the names of all the participants are exactly as shown in those persons’ passports.


Nile Dahabiya Boats will book all the services and accommodation arrangements according to the itinerary. The customer will receive a confirmation/an invoice detailing the total cost due. A confirmed booking requires a deposit of 20% of the invoice payable within 15 days of the confirmation/invoice date. The remaining balance falls due six weeks prior to the date of arrival in Egypt. If you book less than 61 days before the arrival date, the full amount of the invoice must be paid within two weeks of the confirmation/invoice date.

Changing or amending a booking

Any changes to part of a booking that a customer may require after the confirmation/invoice has been issued will be subject to availability. Nile Dahabiya Boats will do its best to realise the changes.

Any changes realised will be subject to the payment of any further costs incurred as a result of the change, such as the cost of changing cabin type, costs associated with changed group numbers, re-ticketing costs for scheduled transport, etc.

If it is not possible for Nile Dahabiya Boats to make the change for whatever reason, the customer will be offered the choice of proceeding with the original booking, or of cancelling and paying the cancellation charges in accordance with the table below.

Changing or cancelling a booking – by customer

Should you wish to cancel the booking for whatever reason, please notify Nile Dahabiya Boasts as soon as possible by letter, by fax or by e-mail. The cancellation charges are calculated according to the number of days prior to the arrival date in Egypt. Cancellation will take effect from the day Nile Dahabiya Boats is notified, provided that written confirmation is also received.

Prior to arrival date in Egypt Cancellation charges
More than 45 days Deposit forfeited –
20% of final invoice
29-45 days 50% of final invoice
15-28 days 60% of final invoice
8-14 days 90% of final invoice
1-7 days and date of arrival or later 100% of final invoice

Changing or cancelling a booking – by Nile Dahabiya Boats

We hope and expect to be able to provide our customers with all the services that confirmed. Occasionally changes may have to be made, and therefore we reserve the right to make them. Most of these changes will be minor. However, we will ensure that you or your Travel Agent are advised of these changes as soon as is reasonably possible.
The cruise itineraries shown on this website are fixed. Our skippers have responsibility for the safety of all passengers, the Dahabiya boat and its equipment at all times. They are permitted to vary the itinerary sailed when the weather of operations conditions make this necessary.

Changes due to circumstances beyond our control

We reserve the right to change or to cancel your travel arrangements if we are forced to do so as a result of unusual or unforeseeable situations outside our control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even with all due care. These include unavoidable technical problems with transportation, changes imposed by rescheduling or cancellation of flights by an airline or main charterer, the alteration of the airline or aircraft type, war or threat of war, civil conflict, industrial disputes, natural disasters, bad weather, epidemics or terrorist activity, and other types of force majeure. Compensation arrangements do not apply in these circumstances.

Travel documents, health requirements and insurance

You are responsible for ensuring that you have the correct travel documents. Egypt requires visitors to have a visa. Please check with the nearest Egyptian consulate office for information concerning visas. In most cases you can obtain a visa upon arrival if you have a passport that remains valid for at least 6 months after the departure date from Egypt.
With regard to health requirements, please contact a specialist vaccination centre for details of the measures you will need to take prior to departure.
It is important and we strongly advise you to take out sufficient insurance that it is adequate for your needs.

Dealing with complaints

If you have a reason for complaint whilst on tour, please bring it to the attention of our representative as soon as possible.
We will accept all responsibility if the cause is due to fault on our part, or that of our suppliers, regarding any part of the holiday arrangements booked and described in the itinerary, or that they are not of a reasonable standard.
If a problem remains unresolved during your tour, please submit your complaint in writing to Nile Dahabiya Boats within 28 days of the completion of your tour. We will reply to you within 14 days of receipt of your letter.

Company information

Nile Dahabiya Boats
Djed Egypt Travel
33, Abd El Khalek Tharwat Street
Downtown – Cairo 11511, Egypt
Phone: +20 (2) 23 95 91 24
Fax: +20 (2) 23 95 91 25

Nile Dahabiya Boats – Bank details

Bank name: HSBC Egypt
Bank address: 41 Kasr El Nile Street, Mostafa Kamel Square, Cairo
Account name: Djed Egypt Travel
Bank account number: 076 00 6949 113 (Payments in € Euros)
Bank account number: 076 00 6949 112 (Payments in $ US Dollars)