Cruising The Nile In Egypt

Cruising The Nile In Egypt

$2450 per person

See the highlights of the ancient antiquities found along the Nile as you cruise through Egypt’s past.

You will get to visit the magnificent temples of Karnak, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Philae. As well as touring the Valley of the Kings and Queens at Thebes, you’ll also enjoy leisurely hours cruising past traditional villages and beautiful Egyptian scenery during these 4 and 5-day cruises between Luxor and Aswan.

Accommodations:

Amarantee Isis & Osiris

Location: Egypt

The Amarante Isis and Osiris features 37 luxurious deluxe cabins, all feature large panoramic windows with a view of the Nile River. The Amarante sails back and forth between Luxor and Aswan hitting many of the major destinations one would hope to see when traveling to Egypt such as the Valley of the Kings, Luxor and Karnak Temples, the Edfu Mountains and much more. Each cabin is equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, purified water, Wi-Fi, direct dial telephone , laundry service and en-suite bathrooms.

The Facilities:
- 24 hour reception
- Wi-Fi Internet access (£)
- In-house video channels and music
- Gift shop
- Main dining room with a Nile view
- Sun deck bar overlooking the Nile
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Lounge serving light meals and a wide range of cocktails and beverages
- Daily night entertainment featuring a dance floor, belly dance show, Nubian folkloric show, and a fancy dress jallabya party
- Full laundry facilities
- In-house doctor
- Fully purified, filtered and softened water

Sonesta Moon Goddess

Location: Egypt

The Sonesta Moon Goddess is widely recognized as one of the best Nile cruise ships, the ship offers 49 luxurious cabins with sliding glass doors which open to private balconies. The Moon Goddess is fully stocked with a discotheque, a restaurant, room service, jogging track, gym, bars, nightly entertainment, guided excursions and pool and sun deck.

The Facilities:
- In-room dining available until midnight
- Main dining room, lounge, sun deck bar
- Nightly entertainment
- Fully-purified water, filtered and softened before distribution
- Barbecue area on deck
- Fitness and recreation areas
- Outdoor swimming pool with bar service
- Jogging track
- Spacious gym
- Guided sightseeing excursions

Sonesta Star - St. George

Location: Egypt

The newest ship on the Sonesta fleet is the St. George. Complete with 47 deluxe cabins and 10 suites, the St. George also offers full-service spas, fitness center, restaurant, bars nightly entertainment and guided excursions. The St. George sails between Luxor and Aswan on 3, 4 and 7 night cruises of the Nile.

The Facilities:
- Main dining room
- Sun deck bar
- Panoramic Lounge
- Piano bar
- Nightly entertainment
- Sun deck
- Oversize pool with shallow water extension and Jacuzzi
- Spa & wellness center with gym, massage services, sauna and steam bath
- Daily guided sightseeing excursions
- Dry cleaning service

  • Destination
  • Departure Time
    Weekly Monday
  • Dress Code
    Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
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Day 1 Depart Cairo
Fly from Cairo to Luxor (flight included). On arrival we meet and transfer you to your ship. After lunch visit the famed temples of Karnak and Luxor. Overnight on your selected ship or similar (4 nights) Included Meals: D
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Day 2 Luxor – Esna, Nile Cruise
We cross to the West Bank to “Thebes” to explore the Valley of the Kings and Queens, the temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon we sail to Esna. Tonight enjoy the Captain’s welcome cocktail party. Included Meals: BLD
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Day 3 Edfu – Kom Ombo
On arrival in Edfu, board a ‘caleche’ and take this horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus. Afterwards we sail to Kom Ombo to the Temple of Sobek, the Crocodile God. Arrive late tonight in Aswan. Included Meals: BLD
4
Day 4 Aswan - Felucca Cruise
Philae. Later we board a felucca and sail around Elephantine Island. Tonight enjoy a fabulous Nubian folkloric show. Included Meals: BLD
5
Day 5 Arrive Cairo
Disembark after breakfast at the end of the cruise. After breakfast we transfer you to Aswan Airport for your flight back to Cairo (flight included). Included Meals: B
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InclusionsNot Included
Meet and greet on arrivalInternational airfares and departure taxes
All airport transfersMeals not indicated
Domestic flightsGratuities
4 nights accommodations with en-suite facilitiesItems of a personal nature
Ground transportationOptional tours
Sightseeing as indicated inclusive of entrance feesEntry visa fees (if applicable)
Meals as described by BLDTravel insurance
Local taxes and service charges
Services of professional English speaking guides