Nile Cruises

Sonesta Nile Cruise

Description

An all-suite cruise ship, the Sonesta Star Goddess features 33 suites named after famous composers, giving it a touch of elegance and sophistication. The ship comprises 27 deluxe Beethoven Suites (each 40m), 4 lush Mozart Suites (each 35m), and 2 superior Chopin Suites (each 52m). Each of the 33 suites has a private terrace and is designed to offer maximum comfort and space.

5 Days
Aswan and Luxor
Every Monday from Aswan / Friday from luxor

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Itinerary A :  04 Nights/05 Days - Luxor to Aswan - Each Monday

  • 1

    Arrival Luxor

    Our representative will meet you at Luxor Airport / train station to accompany you to visit the Karnak Temples the greatest and important worship site in history which dedicated to the Theban triad God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu ,Then journey onto visit the majestic Luxor Temple which was constructed approximately 1400 BC , by Amunhotep III OF the 18th Dynasty New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramses II of the 19th. After enjoying your visit you will be transferred to check into your Nile Cruise. Overnight onboard. Meals ; Lunch, Dinner

  • 2

    Luxor sightseeing ( Valley of the Kings , Queen Hatshepsut Temple and the colossi of Memnon ) .

    Our Egyptologist tour guide will pick you up from your Nile Cruise by A/C Vehicle in Luxor to explore the West bank. You will Start your visit to the mysterious valley the Valley of the Kings . Where 64 tombs were discovered, The Royal tombs are very well decorated and preserved with the ancient Egyptian beliefs and mythology about the afterlife . Then continue your visit to the unique Temple of Queen Hatshepsut , she was not the only queen to rule the ancient Egypt , many queens ruled before her , but her fame came from all the monuments she constructed after ascending the throne and still standing till now ,then Carry on to the magnificent Colossi of Memnon. The two huge statues of king Amonhotep III . after you finish your amazing tour , Back to your Cruise which will sail onto Edfu via Esna lock , Overnight onboard. Meals: Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

  • 3

    visit to Edfu & kom ombo Temples

    After Breakfast on board. Pick up time to visit Edfu Temple. Which was built during the Ptolemaic Era between 237 BC and 57 BC, consider to be the most preserved temple of Ancient Egypt then back to the Nile cruise and Sail onto Kom Ombo Temple. the temple of kom ombo is different from other Temples as it has dedicated to two gods , Horus the Falcon headed God and Sobek the Crocodile headed God of the Nile and fertility , after enjoying your tour Back to your Cruise and sail onto Aswan. Overnight onboard. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

  • 4

    Aswan sightseeing

    After breakfast on board Our Egyptologist guide will meet you to accompany you to visit the Aswan High Dam which built to control the floods of the river, then you will visit Philae Temple which dedicated to the Goddess Isis and it was built during the Ptolemaic era. Overnight onboard. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

  • 5

    Disembark

    After breakfast disembark your Nile cruise and Transfer to Aswan Airport / train station .

Itinerary B :  03 Nights/04 Days – Aswan to Luxor - Each Friday

  • 1

    Arrival Aswan

    Our representative will meet and assist you at Aswan airport / train station, and then introduce you to your Egyptologist Guide who will accompany you to start your tour to the Aswan High Dam the best achievement of the twentieth century, then you will continue to the amazing Philae Temple which dedicated to the goddess Isis, after finishing your tours you will be transferred to your Nile Cruise for embarkation and check in. Overnight in Aswan. Meals: Lunch, Dinner.

  • 2

    Visit Kom Ombo & Edfu temples

    Sailing to Kom ombo while you are enjoying Breakfast on board, then you will enjoy a tour to Kom Ombo Temple is one of the most picturesque as seen from the river , this Temple was shared by the two Gods Sobek and Horus. After finishing your tour you will be transferred back to your Nile Cruise and enjoy sailing onto Edfu, where you will visit Horus Temple the most complete of all Egyptian temples. Then back to the Nile cruise and continue sailing onto Luxor via Esna Lock which is a water elevator, here you can observe the local life and have the opportunity to take some photos. Overnight in Luxor. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

  • 3

    Luxor west bank Tour

    After enjoying your breakfast on board , it’s an opportunity to back in time and live the atmosphere of Ancient Egypt on the west bank of the charming River Nile and visit the famous valley of the kings contains 64 tombs not all royal dates back to the new kingdom about 1500 BC ,then you will visit the majestic temple of the famous queen Hatshepsut , known also as al deir al-bahri which means ( northern monastery ) named after a Coptic complex that stood on top of the monument , then continue to the colossi of memnon , after finishing you will back to your Nile Cruise for a relaxing. Overnight in Luxor. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • 4

    Luxor east bank tour

    After your breakfast on board you will check out and disembark your Nile Cruise and will be accompanied by your Egyptologist Guide to visit the east Bank where you will visit the famous and magnificent temples of Karnak and Luxor. After your visits you will be transferred to Luxor International Airport / train Station for your final departure. Meals. Breakfast.

Include

  • Meet and Assist services by our Representatives
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Egyptologist Guide during your Tours
  • Accommodation on board 5 * cruise on full board basis
  • Entrance fees
  • All transfers by a modern A/C vehicle
  • A bottle of water during your trip
  • All service charges & taxes
  • Meals as mentioned in Itinerary
  • Pick up from Airport and return

 

Exclude

 

  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping

 

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