Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise

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Duration
04 Days / 03 Nights
Availability
21 Dec. – 5 Jan. 2020
Min PAX
2

Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise is among the most enjoyable Nile Cruise ships to have a splendid cruising the Nile experiences. There are 49 amazing cabins, in addition to 4 presidential suites with their own private lounge.

Features

  • In-room dining available until midnight
  • Main dining room
  • Lounge
  • Sun deck bar
  • Wireless internet access is available throughout the ship and in all cabins for a charge
  • 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
  • Doctor available on call against charge
  • Transport:

    • Private Transportation
    • Horse Carriage at Edfu
    • Taftaf at Valley of the Kings.
    • Motor Boat to Philae Island.

     Itinerary

    04 Days / 03 Nights
    Day 01: Embarkation + Aswan Tours

    Embark the Nile Cruise ship one you arrive in Aswan to go for a marvelous journey from Aswan to Luxor.

    Begin your journey by discovering the most wonderful historical sites in Aswan and here is your first visit,the Philae Temple.  One of the most important centers for the worship of the goddess Isis. Constructed in the 1st century BC, it is among the most interesting ancient sites in Egypt. The whole complex was transferred to its current location in Agilkia Island after the building of the High Dam.  

    You will be visiting next the High Dam,  constructed to restore the water of the River Nile and produce electricity, the dam was built more than 50 years ago by the help of the Soviet Union. Today, it is one of the popular sites included in many travel packages to Egypt. 

    To make your last visit more special, you will be visiting the Unfinished Obelisk,  which was found in the granite quarry in the Southern part of the city of Aswan.  If completed, the unfinished obelisk would have been the largest piece of stone humans ever dealt with.

    Enjoy your night on the Nile cruise ship with amazing entertainment programs like belly dancing show, live music, costume parties, and much more.

    You will be sailing towards Kom Ombo city now while having a relaxing night on the Nile Cruise.

    Day 02: Tour to Kom Ombo & Edfu + Sail to Luxor

    Enjoy your breakfast in the early morning on your Nile Cruise then get ready to continue this magnificent sail from Aswan to Luxor.

    Your journey will begin by landing at the location of the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to two gods; Horus, the falcon god, and Sobek, the crocodile god. The Greco-Roman temple is famous for its matchless location overlooking the Nile. Construction work of the temple started in the 2nd century BC by Ptolemy VI and was completed during the reign of Ptolemy XII during the 1st century AD.

    Then you will sail towards Edfu city and visit the most famous site there which is the Temple of Edfu, This temple is the largest and most wonderful Ptolemaic temple in Egypt. Established more than 2000 years ago after 3 centuries of construction works, the temple includes several wonderful features.

    Your Nile cruise ship will have an amazing entertainment program in the evening just for you with some belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

    It’s now the time to sail towards Luxor city to enjoy more visits through the Nile Cruise.

    Day 03: Luxor West Bank Tour

    You can enjoy your breakfast in the morning at the Nile Cruise before getting ready for more fun in this Luxor and Aswan Nile Cruise journey.

    The first visit of the West Bank of Luxor should be to the great sire of the Valley of the Kings. considered the best preserved and greatest ancient Egyptian burial site. Established by the Pharaohs of the New Kingdom, starting from the 18th dynasty, more than 3500 years ago, it contains several amazing tombs.

    Now, it’s the time to discover the wonders of the amazing Temple of Hatshepsut, The finest mortuary temple to be built in Egypt. Constructed by Queen Hatshepsut more than  3500 years ago, the temple has several distinctive features.

    Then you will end the day by visiting Colossi of Memnon. These stunning and huge two statues are the only parts of the existing section of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Named after the Greek hero, Memnon, one of these two statues used to make some humming noises. They believed they were of the mother of Memnon crying after the death of her son.

    Enjoy your evening on the Nile cruise with some amazing entertainment programs that include belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

    Tonight you will be sailing towards Luxor city while having a relaxing night on the Nile Cruise.

    Day 04: Luxor East Bank Tours + Disembarkation

    Enjoy your breakfast on the Nile Cruise in the early morning.

    Once you get energy, you will start exploring the East Bank of Luxor and visiting the Karnak Temple. This is the biggest and most amazing temple of ancient Egypt. Established more than 4000 years ago, the most astonishing elements include the avenue of sphinxes, several obelisks, the sacred lake, and the huge hypostyle hall of Ramses II.

    Then you will head to discover the wonders of Luxor Temple. Considered by many scholars as an open-air museum of ancient Egyptian art, the temple was founded more than 3500 years ago and it was where many kings celebrated their crowning.

    You can now end your day by checking out the Nile Cruise.

    05 Days / 04 Nights

    Day 01: Embarkation + Luxor East Bank Tours

    You will check in the Nile cruise ship first to start this marvelous ride down the Nile. 

    As a beginning, you will head to the East bank of Luxor tour and explore the Karnak Temple. The biggest and most astonishing temples of ancient Egypt. Dedicated to the worship of the god Amun and the holy triad of Thebes, these huge temples took 2000 years to be completed.

    The next visit for today will be to the amazing building of the Luxor Temple. Featured with the two huge statues of Ramses II at the entrance, the temple was founded in the 15th century BC. Many kings had their additions contributed to the temple afterwards.

    Your Nile Cruise ship will be offering you all meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the delicious Egyptian food.

    Enjoy your evening on the Nile cruise with amazing entertainment events like belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

    Enjoy the overnight on this amazing Nile Cruise in the middle of the Nile. 

    Day 02: Luxor West Bank Tour + Sail to Edfu

    You will be enjoying your breakfast at the Nile Cruise to get ready for more fun in this Luxor and Aswan Nile Cruise trip.

    Then you will be exploring the historical sites of the West Bank of  Luxor by visiting the Valley of the Kings. Established more than 3500 years ago, the kings of ancient Egypt started hiding their tombs inside the mountains to protect them against intruders. Today, they still preserve their greatness and charm with bright colors and marvelous decorations.

    The next visit will be to the most famous Temple of Hatshepsut. This impressive temple was constructed on the ruins of a much older mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II during the 15th century BC. Today, it is famous for its terraces, colorful statues, and many chapels.

    To end the bay you will head to visit the amazing Colossi of Memnon. These stunning and huge two statues are the only parts of the existing section of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Named after the Greek hero, Memnon, one of these two statues used to make some humming noises. They believed they were of the mother of Memnon crying after the death of her son.

    Your Nile cruise will be offering you amazing entertainment night events that include belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

    Start sailing towards Edfu city tonight and get a relaxing sleep in the middle of the Nile.

    Day 03: Tour to Edfu & Kom Ombo + Sail to Aswan

    Get your breakfast first thing in the morning then get ready to have more fun on this Nile cruise trip.

    The first step will be towards the amazing structure of the Temple of Edfu, the finest preserved ancient Egyptian temple in the land of the Nile. It was constructed by the Ptolemies in the 3rd century BC for the worship of the god Horus. The temple is featured with its marvelous stone columns and fascinating wall carvings. Afterwards, we would be sailing towards Kom Ombo.

    Then your Nile Cruise ship will land net at the location of the Temple of Kom Ombo, established in the Ptolemaic period and completed in the Roman era, the temple is dedicated to two gods, the local crocodile, Sobek, and the famous eagle god, Haroeris. This was why the temple was divided into two sections; one for each god.

    Enjoy your night on the Nile cruise by having amazing entertainment events like belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

    Start sailing towards Aswan tonight through your beloved Nile Cruise. 

    Day 04: Aswan Tours

    Start the day with some fresh Egyptian breakfast on the Nile Cruise.

    This marvelous Nile cruise trip will begin by visiting the most wonderful historical sites in Aswan and start directly without hesitating at the Philae Temple, the best example of Potomac temples that was finely preserved. It was a central hub for the worship of the goddess Isis. The whole complex was relocated to Agilkia Island after the construction of the High Dam in a huge project led by UNESCO.  

    To make this marvelous tour more unique, you will have to visit the site of the High Dam. Considered by many people as the most important construction of modern Egypt, the dam was built in 1960s to restore the flood water of the River Nile and generate electricity.  

    This is your last visit of the day, let's make sure to visit one great place like the Unfinished Obelisk,  which was found in the granite quarry in the Southern part of the city of Aswan.  If completed, the unfinished obelisk would have been the largest piece of stone humans ever dealt with.

    This amazing Nile cruise will be offering you wonderful entertainment programs in the evening including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

    Spend your night on the Nile Cruise. 

    Day 05: Optional Tour to Abu Simbel + Final Departure

    You will be enjoying your special breakfast before checking out the Nile Cruise

    You will still have the choice to go on an Optional Tour to Abu Simbel. the finest example of marvelous temples built by the ancient Egyptians in Nubia. Constructed by Ramses II more than 3000 year ago, the temple was transferred to its current location after the building of the High Dam.

    After finishing all your visits, you will have to go back to the Aswan Airport.

    Include
    • 04 or 03 Nights’ accommodation on board the Nile cruise based on Full Board.
    • Meet and assist service upon arrival and Departure.
    • All Transfers by Modern A/C private Vehicles.
    • All the Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the Itinerary.
    • All entrance fees to all sighs and Temples in and between Luxor & Aswan.
    • Private English speaking Tour guide.
    • All Services Charges and Tax.
    Exclude
    • Any extra Meals and Beverages.
    • All personal Expenses like Laundry and etc…
    • Tipping to Guide, Driver and etc..
    • Any optional tours may require.

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