Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile Cruise

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Duration
08 Days / 07 Nights
Availability
01 July – 17 Dec. 2021
Min PAX
2

General Info

Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile Cruise is one of the most marvelous cruises in Egypt. This is your chance to have a splendid ride down the Nile in Egypt.

With only five cabins and two marvelous suits, the ships offers the highest senses of comfort, luxury, and intimacy. Moreover, the ships enjoys the best and highest standards of services and superb facilities.

Features

  • All cabins have large, panoramic windows
  • All cabins are air-conditioned
  • Private bath/shower with hair dryer
  • Room service
  • International Telephone
  • Safe box
  • Laundry service & housekeeping
  • Accompanying motorboat to pull it in case wind is calm
  • Sun Deck
  • Satellite-TV, DVD player
  • Oriental seating area
  • Internet access
  • Water filter
  • Accompanying motorboat to pull it in case wind is calm.

Transport:

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

 Itinerary

08 Days / 07 Nights - from Aswan
Day 01: Embarkation + Aswan Tours

You embark the Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile Cruise ship in Aswan for a marvelous journey from Aswan to Luxor.

You spend the day at your pace at leisure enjoying Aswan, the marvelous city of the golden sun. 

Overnight in the Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile Cruise.

Day 02: Aswan Tours

We embark the Dahabiya Nile Cruise ship in Aswan for a marvelous journey

We start this marvelous Nile cruise package in Egypt by visiting the most wonderful historical sites in Aswan. 

The first place we explore in Aswan is 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.  

We would 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 sties included in many travel packages to Egypt. 

Our 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.

Overnight in the Dahabiya Nile Cruise.

Day 03: Kom Ombo

Breakfast is served in the Dahabiya Nile Cruise.

Our Nile Cruise ship will land 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.

Overnight in the Dahabiya Nile Cruise

Day 04: Edfu

Breakfast is served in the Dahabiya Nile Cruise.

Our visit of the day will be to 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 constructions works, the temple includes several wonderful features.

Overnight in the Dahabiya Nile Cruise

Day 05: Esna Lock

You have breakfast in embark the Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile Cruise in Luxor for a marvelous journey.

The Dahabiya would be passing the Esna lock in one of the distinctive moments of the journey down the Nile.

Overnight in the Dahabiya Nile Cruise

Day 06: Luxor East Bank Tours

We embark the Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile Cruise in Luxor for a marvelous journey.

We begin our tour in the East Bank of Luxor by visiting the Karnak Temple. This is the hugest 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.

Our next stop in the East Bank of Luxor would 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.

Day 07: Luxor West Bank tours

Our guests would be enjoying the breakfast at the Nile Cruise to get ready for more fun in this Luxor and Aswan Nile Cruise package.

We begin our visits of the West Bank of Luxor by 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.

Now, we would continue our tour to the West Bank of Luxor. We would visit 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.

We move on with our travel package in Egypt by visiting Colossi of Memnon. These stunning and huge two statues are the only parts that 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.

Overnight in the Dahabiya Nile Cruise.

Day 08: Disembarkation

You disembark the Dahabiya Nile Cruise for your final departure.

Include
  • 07 Nights’ accommodation on board the Dahabiya 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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