Sonesta Star Goddess Nile Cruise

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

The Sonesta Star Goddess Nile Cruise is surely among the most luxurious ships that sail down the Nile between Luxor and Aswan in Egypt. Everything you view around you is quite elegant and there is a special charm one feels when he rides in this deluxe ship. All the units of the Sonesta Star Goddess Nile Cruise are named after popular historical musicians. There are 27 luxurious suites, 42 sqm, 4 more elegant suites,  35sqm, and 2 superior 52 sqm suites that are among the largest and most deluxe in Egypt.

Features

  • Plasma TV, satellite channels and in-house movie programs
  • Wireless internet access is available throughout the ship and in all cabins for a charge
  • Panoramic windows
  • Private terrace
  • Direct-line telephone
  • Individual climate control
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini-bar
  • Complimentary local wine
  • Safe
  • Bathrooms equipped with full-size bathtub
  • In-room dining available until midnight
  • Fully-purified water, filtered and softened before distribution
  • In-suite dining available until midnight
  • Main dining room, sun deck bar & barbecue lounge
  • Wireless internet access is available throughout the ship and in all cabins for a charge
  • Spa & fitness center, with gym, massage services, sauna and steam bath
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Plasma TV with DVD, satellite channels and in-house movie programs
  • Panoramic windows
  • Private terrace
  • Direct-line telephone
  • International telephone line and Internet access
  • Individual climate control
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini-bar
  • Complimentary bottle of local wine upon check in
  • Complimentary bottle of mineral water upon check in
  • Safe
  • Bathrooms equipped with full-size bathtub
  • Fully-purified water, filtered and softened before distribution
  • Guided sightseeing excursion
  • 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 first in the Nile Cruise ship for a marvelous journey from Aswan to Luxor.

This marvelous Nile cruise trip will begin at the most wonderful historical sites in Aswan like 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.  

Now, you will be visiting 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. 

The last visit of today 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 beloved Nile cruise ship will offer you amazing entertainment programs in the evening to enjoy your night with belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

You will sail towards Kom Ombo tonight while having a relaxing sleep on the Nile Cruise.

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

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

In the beginning of the day you will head to the great site 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 the Nile cruise will take you to Edfu city and visit the charming place 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.

You will be enjoying your night on the Nile cruise by having amazing entertainment programs including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Start sailing tonight towards Luxor city though your beloved Nile Cruise.

Day 03: Luxor West Bank Tour

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

Start heading to the West Bank of Luxor to explore 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 continue this tour to the West Bank of Luxor by visiting 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.

To move on with this interesting journey you have to visit 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.

The Nile cruise will offer you  amazing entertainment night programs to enjoy the evening with some belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Tonight you will sail towards Luxor city while spending  the night under the stars.

Day 04: Luxor East Bank Tours + Disembarkation

Enjoy your breakfast in the morning on the Nile Cruise.

Then start exploring the East Bank of Luxor to 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.

As you’re visiting Luxor city, you should never miss visiting 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.

It’s now the time to check out the Nile Cruise.

05 Days / 04 Nights

Day 01: Embarkation + Luxor East Bank Tours

Start your day by checking in the Nile cruise ship to start your marvelous ride down the Nile. 

The day will begin by visiting the East bank of Luxor to special explorethe 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 in this amazing tour will be to 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 be offering you all meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

You will have a great night on the Nile cruise by having amazing entertainment events that include belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Spend a relaxing and great night on the Nile Cruise. 

Day 02: Luxor West Bank Tour + Sail to Edfu

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

As a start, you will explore 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 for today will be to the greatest 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 have a special end for your day, you surely have to visit 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 beloved Nile cruise ship will be organizing amazing entertainment events in the evening for you including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

You will be sailing towards Edfu city tonight.

Enjoy a relaxing sleep on the Nile Cruise.

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

The most delicious breakfast will be served to you on the Nile Cruise to be ready to have more fun on this Nile cruise trip.

Your first 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 second one will be by landing 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.

Your beloved Nile cruise will be organizing amazing entertainment events in the evening including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Now, you will be sailing towards Aswan city to continue this marvelous journey through the Nile Cruise.

Day 04: Aswan Tours

Enjoy your breakfast in the morning at the Nile Cruise.

Then get ready for this marvelous Nile cruise trip and start 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.  

Once you’re visiting Aswan, you can miss visiting the great structure of the High Dam. Considered by many people as the most important construction of modern Egypt, the dam was built in the 1960s to restore the flood water of the River Nile and generate electricity.  

Your 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.

The Nile cruise ship will be offering you wonderful entertainment night programs to enjoy your evening including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Spend a great night sleeping tonight on the Nile Cruise.

Day 05: Optional Tour to Abu Simbel + Final Departure

You will be enjoying your breakfast in the morning before getting ready to check out the Nile Cruise

Now, you will be having 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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