Sonesta Cruise Collection - Nile River

Itineraries

Including pick-up from the airport to the boat, and drop off from the boat to the airport. The client has to submit the flight details 7 days in advance to be able to arrange the transportation.

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Aswan - Luxor 7 Night Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary 7 Nights / 8 Days Aswan to Luxor

Cruise Itinerary
7 Nights / 8 Days, Aswan - Luxor

Saturday
  Embarkation in Aswan for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a Luxuriously appointed Dahabeya
  Overnight, the ship moors on the Nile Banks of Aswan
Sunday
  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 
  Sail on the way to Kom Ombo (noon time)
  Overnight near by Kom Ombo
Monday
  Morning sail to Kom Ombo
  To visit the ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile god sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, god of the morning sun
  Overnight moored beside a Nile Island
Tuesday
  This morning you will sail to Edfu
  To visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu  
  Overnight moored beside an Island
Wednesday
  Today will be a leisurely day; After Breakfast
  Commence sailing to Esna, and passing the lock, 
   Then Dahabeya will moor beside a Nile Island
Thursday
  This morning you will sail to luxor and 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 in Luxor  
Friday
  Excursion to the West Bank to visit the great burial places of the Pharaohs - the Valley of the Kings - where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Continue to the adjacent Valley of the Queens, Medinet Habu Temple and the Colossi of Memnon.
   Overnight moored in Luxor
Saturday
  Breakfast aboard the Dehabeya
  Followed by disembarkation
  • 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



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Luxor - Aswan 7 Night Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary 7 Nights / 8 Days Luxor to Aswan

Cruise Itinerary
7 Nights / 8 Days, Luxor - Aswan

Saturday
  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
Sunday
  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 
Monday
  Today will be a leisurely day; After Breakfast
  Commence sailing
  Overnight moored beside a Nile Island
Tuesday
  This morning you will sail to Edfu
  Visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu  
  Overnight moored beside a Nile Island
Wednesday
  Today you will sail on the way to Kom Ombo
  Overnight moored beside a Nile Island
Thursday
  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
Friday
  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
Saturday
  Breakfast aboard the Dehabeya
   Disembarkation
  • 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