Sonesta St. George I Nile Cruise

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

The Sonesta St. George is the latest addition to the Sonesta family sailing down the Nile in Egypt. With its magnificent decorations, highlight levels of facilities, and the famous Sonesta standards of services, this is among the best Nile cruises Egypt has to offer. With 47 luxurious cabins and 10 spacious suites, Sonesta St. George I is among the most perfect choices for Nile cruises in Egypt.

Features

  • Double-glass panoramic French windows that you open
  • Cabins are fully air conditioned
  • Wireless internet access
  • Bathrooms equipped with spa unit, including steam bath, Jacuzzi, and  massage
  • Satellite color TV
  • Protection and smoke detector in each cabin
  • Spa center and message
  • Swimming pool, bar & Sundeck
  • Safe box in each cabin
  • Telephone system with international calls
  • Doctor on calls on board.
  • Spacious Gymnasium
  • Laundry service & housekeeping
  • In-room Dining available until midnight
  • Main Dining Room, Lounge, Sun Deck Bar
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Fully-purified Water, filtered and softened before distribution
  • Electronic Door Locks
  • Spa & Wellness Center, with gym, massage services, sauna and steam bath
  • All major credit cards accepted

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

Check in the Nile Cruise ship in Aswan for a marvelous journey from Aswan to Luxor.

Then start discovering the most wonderful historical sites in Aswan like the amazing building of 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 should never miss visiting this amazing structure of 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 unique, you have to visit 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.

The Nile cruise sailing down the Nile, from Aswan to Luxor, or vice versa, would be having an amazing entertainment program in the evening that includes belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Start the sail tonight towards Kom Ombo city and enjoy the night on the Nile Cruise.

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

The most delicious breakfast will be served to you on the Nile Cruise before starting this magnificent sail from Aswan to Luxor.

Your Nile Cruise ship will land first 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 it will sail towards Edfu city to discover the wonders of 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 beloved Nile cruise will have an amazing entertainment night program for you to enjoy your time with some belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Let’s sail towards Luxor city tonight through the great Nile.

Day 03: Luxor West Bank Tour

Get your delicious breakfast at the Nile Cruise first to start this amazing Luxor and Aswan Nile Cruise trip.

You can begin the day at the West Bank of Luxor to exploring 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.

Then you will be discovering the greatest temple of them all, the Temple of Hatshepsut. It is the finest mortuary temple to be built in Egypt which Constructed by Queen Hatshepsut more than  3500 years ago, the temple has several distinctive features.

To move on with this interesting trip, you will be 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.

 

Your beloved Nile cruise will be offering you amazing entertainment programs in the evening to enjoy your night with belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Now you will start sailing towards Luxor city to continue this magnificent journey.

Day 04: Luxor East Bank Tours + Disembarkation

The breakfast will be served to you in the morning of the Nile Cruise.

Then you will head to the East Bank of Luxor and visit 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.

The next stop for today will be to the amazing 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.

Now. it’s the time to end the day by checking out the Nile Cruise.

05 Days / 04 Nights

Day 01: Embarkation + Luxor East Bank Tours

Check in the Nile cruise ship to be able to start your amazing ride down the Nile. 

You will start the journey at the East bank of Luxor by exploring 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.

Next, you will be discovering the wonders 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.

The Nile Cruise will have all your meals onboard including breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Nile cruise will offer you lots of amazing entertainment events in the evening including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Tonight you will enjoy some relaxing time on the Nile Cruise. 

Day 02: Luxor West Bank Tour + Sail to Edfu

In the morning, you will be enjoying your delicious breakfast at the Nile Cruise before starting this amazing Nile Cruise trip.

You will start the day by exploring the historical sites of the West Bank of  Luxor and visit 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 to the West Bank of Luxor should be so special, that’s why you will be visiting now the amazing 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.

Let’s move on with this journey by discovering the 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 organizing amazing entertainment events in the evening for you including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

 

Now, you will be sailing towards Edfu city while spending the night on the Nile Cruise. 

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

Start the day with the most delicious Egyptian breakfast and get ready to have some fun in today’s journey.

The next visit of the day will be to 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 beloved Nile Cruise ship will head to 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.

The Nile cruise ship will be providing amazing entertainment events at night to enjoy your time with some belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Now it’s the time to sail towards Aswan to enjoy the natural beauty.

Get a relaxing night on the Nile Cruise.

Day 04: Aswan Tours

In the morning, you will have your breakfast first on the Nile Cruise.

Then you will start this marvelous trip by visiting the most wonderful historical sites in Aswan like 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.  

Let’s continue this marvelous journey by discovering the great structure 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.  

The last visit of the day will be to 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.

Your Nile cruise will have a wonderful entertainment program in the evening including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

You will spend the night now on the Nile Cruise. 

Day 05: Optional Tour to Abu Simbel + Final Departure

You will be enjoying your breakfast in the early morning before starting the check out of the Nile Cruise.

Before the journey ends, you will 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.

Once the day ends, you will be heading 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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