Sonesta Nile Cruises on the Nile River

Sonesta Cruise Collection - Nile River

Cruise Itinerary
7 Nights / 8 Days, Luxor - Aswan

  Embarkation in Luxor for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a Luxuriously appointed Dahabeya
  After Lunch, Excursion to visit the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak, with its vast hypostyle hall of 137 columns, followed by the imposing 28th Dynasty Luxor Temple
  Overnight moored on the Nile Banks of Luxor
  You will visit the West Bank for visits to the burial places of Pharaohs the Valley of the Kings - where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Continue to the adjacent Valley of the Queens, the temple of Medinet Habu and the Colossi of Memnon
  Sail on the way to Esna (noon time);
  Overnight near by Esna 
  Today will be a leisurely day; After Breakfast
  Commence sailing
  Overnight moored beside a Nile Island
  This morning you will sail to Edfu
  Visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu  
  Overnight moored beside a Nile Island
  Today you will sail on the way to Kom Ombo
  Overnight moored beside a Nile Island
  Visit kom Ombo to see the ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile god sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, god of the morning sun
A leisurely day sailing to Aswan and 
  moored nearby Aswan bridge
  Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam (completed in 1971); the Old Dam (completed in 1902)
  You will also visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, a structure rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam's construction
  Breakfast aboard the Dehabeya
  • Itineraries may be changed without a prior notice due to navigational circumstances, may be in sequences but not in visits
  • Sonesta is not liable for these changes