Egypt & the Eternal Nile by Private, Classic River-Yacht
93% of travelers rated this trip excellent
The overall traveler excellence rating is based on the results of post trip surveys completed by travelers who have taken this trip. Travelers can choose to rate their experience “excellent,” “good,” “fair,” and “poor;” this percentage indicates how many travelers rated their experience “excellent.” More than 70% of travelers complete this survey after returning from their trip. Travelers rate excellence across their entire travel experience, focusing on the categories below:
- Trip Experience Leader: 93% of travelers rated their Trip Experience Leader “excellent,” citing his or her facilitation of people-to-people interactions, communication skills, and overall performance.
- Learning & Discovery: 95% of travelers rated the learning and discovery activities on this adventure “excellent,” citing its authentic cultural experiences and controversial conversations.
- Solo Women Excellence: 91% of solo women travelers who joined us independently or shared a room with a mother, daughter, sister, or friend rated their experience on this adventure “excellent.”
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If you're a solo traveler, you probably know that most travel companies require a single supplement – a surcharge of between 10% and 100% of the standard rate. However, O.A.T. travelers enjoy their own room or cabin at no extra cost, saving up to $3795 per person. And we currently have less than 10 single spaces available across all of our 2021 departures and 204 single spaces available across all of our 2022 departures.
Pre-trip: Sacred Landmarks of Israel: Jerusalem, Masada & The Dead Sea
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Pre-trip: Jordan: The King's Highway from Amman to Petra
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Post-trip: Alexandria's Glorious Past
5 nights from only $1295
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Post-trip: Ancient Lebanon: Beirut, Tyre, Sidon, Baalbek, Tripoli & Byblos
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The Upper Deck is the heart of our dahabeya experience, a place to relax beneath the twin lateen sails on comfortable sun loungers and sofas to view the unfolding scenery. Escape the sun in the air-conditioned indoor lounge (with bar service) or sip mint tea in the carpeted Arabic corner. Lunches are served around a large banquet table on the Upper Deck in the indoor lounge. Dinners are also served here.
The Lower Deck features a small library with board games and a satellite TV. Leading from the library are 8 cabins (approximately 150 square feet each) and 1 large, rear-facing suite measuring about 245 square feet that is available at additional cost. All cabins are air-conditioned and include one panoramic window for private views of the river while drifting along the Nile.
The Upper Deck is the heart of our dahabeya experience, a place to relax beneath the twin lateen sails on comfortable sun loungers and sofas to view the unfolding scenery. Escape the sun in shaded oriental pergolas (one with bar service) or sip mint tea in the carpeted Arabic corner. Lunches are served around a large banquet table on the Upper Deck under canvas shades. Dinners are also served here, weather permitting.
All 10 cabins are on the Lower Deck, as well as the library and dining room. Each cabin features individually controlled air-conditioning and large windows for private views of the Nile River. The area at the bow can be used as a place to meet or relax with a cold or hot beverage. There are also board games and satellite TV on board.