The Amoura is a two mast Egyptian dahabiya, which was built in 2008. It is 38 metres in length and 6.5 meters wide and has 6 double cabins and 1 double suite, meaning there is a maximum of 14 guests, plus the crew. As the dahabiya has no engine, there is always an accompanying motorboat for towing it if the wind is calm. There is, however, a 24 hour electric power supply, with an onboard generator, and it runs at 220V.
The Guest accommodation on the Ship comprises of 6 en-suite air conditioned cabins (max. occupancy 2 people) measuring 13sqm that can be set out with either two single beds or with a king-size bed. Each cabin is individually named, tastefully decorated and has three large windows so guests can have a great view of the Nile whilst enjoying the privacy of their own room. The cabins boast Egyptian cotton bedding, flat screen TV, and telephone with ample wardrobe and draw space. The bathrooms are equipped with a power shower, toilet, washbasin and hairdryer. You also have your own steward who is responsible for helping to make your stay with us as enjoyable as possible.
The Owner's suite is fully air-conditioned and spans the full width of the rear of the ship. The suite is measuring 21sqm with a beautiful Lounge that opens onto its own private terrace which affords panoramic views of the Nile, perfect for entertaining or "when you just want to be alone". The Suite boasts Egyptian cotton bedding, telephone with ample wardrobe and drawer space. The bathrooms are equipped with a power shower, toilet, washbasin and hairdryer. It has all of the luxury fittings of the cabins but in a more spacious and sumptuous setting.
There is a fully equipped kitchen, which also contains a water filter. From here is served the dahabiyas cuisine: traditional Egyptian foods, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and afternoon tea with pastries. Food and beverages are served all day and night including tea, coffee and mineral water.
The Salon is at the front of the ship and makes a delightful meeting place, as well as providing an alternative location for meals. Borrow a book or DVD from our library, play board games, watch major events on satellite TV or connect with the outside world with our onboard internet connection. The salon is also a place to meet your fellow guests for drinks at the bar before dinner and perhaps sip a digestive and discuss the events of the day late into the evening.
The Upper Deck is the place to be for sun worshippers with sun beds and cool down shower. It has oriental seating, sun Lounger, two Pergolas decorated with Arabic style, one of them has a big bar serving Fresh juices and alcoholic, However Sundeck is for guests wanting to escape the heat of the sun it is partially shaded. We will take meals at our large banqueting table and relax on the comfortable deck furniture, or sip mint tea in our Arabic corner furnished with local carpets and cushions as well as Arabesque sofas.
Cruises must be booked at least 45 days prior to embarkation.
4 days / 3 nights Aswan to Esna every Tuesday starting at $630
5 days / 4 nights (Luxor) Esna to Aswan every Friday starting at $755