Luxury Sonesta Sun Goddess Nile River Cruise
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MS Sonesta Sun Goddess Cruise Ship sail between Luxor and Aswan on the Nile, one of the world's most beautiful and famous rivers., enjoy an authentic Nile adventure that create memories to last a
lifetime. Deluxe amenities on the ship are delivered with the uncompromising personal service. This elegant Nile cruise ship features cabins with broad panoramic views.
The Sun Goddess offers 58 standard cabins, 2 Senator Suites, 1 Presidential Suite and 1 Royal Suite with private lounge.
Aswan / Luxor
3 Nights / 4 Days
Day 1: Aswan
You will be transferred from point of your arrival or your hotel in Aswan to board cruise at 12 PM. Lunch will be served aboard the cruise, followed by guided tour in Aswan to visit High Dam built in 1970. With the dam created a reservoir of water, called Lake Nasser.The Dam is 114 metres high and 3.6 kilometres long; The Unfinished Obelisk lies, in its original location, in a granite quarry in Aswan. It is 42m in length and was most probably abandoned when some cracks appeared in the rock, during its construction. Had this obelisk been completed, it would have been the heaviest obelisk ever cut in Ancient Egypt, weighing nearly 1100 tons! Also you will visit Temple of Isis at Philae is one of the greatest Temples in Egypt and it occupies about a quarter of the island. It is the main Temple on the island, with its huge, complete, pylons and beautiful scenes. Then you will be transferred back to cruise for overnight stay.
Day 2: Kom Ombo / Edfu
You will have breakfast at the board.Then you can attend Abu Simbel temple, as optional tour. At 10 AM sailing to Kom Ombo to visit Kom Ombo Temple built during the Graeco-Roman period. The temple is unique because it is in fact a double temple, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. The layout combines two temples in one with each side having its own gateways and chapels. Afterwards you will sail to Edfu, during sailing lunch will be served.Edfu Temple is the best preserved and the second largest after Karnak. It was dedicated to the falcon headed god Horus. The temple you will see was built during the reigns of six Ptolemies - begun in 237 BC and finished in 57 BC. Edfu was believed to have been the site of the great battle between Horus and Seth. Then you will be back to board, have dinner and during sailing to Esna enjoy aboard Galabeya party. Overnight will be spend at Esna.
Day 3: Luxor East & West Banks
Breakfast will be served while sailing to Luxor.By arrival you will be transferred to visit West Bank of the Nile River. You will start from Colossi of Memnon, two colossal statue of Amenhotep III, then visit valley of the Kings, where tombs were hide deep into desert rock, richly decorated with treasure forafterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 of them. Continue tour to Hatshepsut temple rises from desert rock with series of terraces, dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut only famous female pharaoh.Then you return back to board to having lunch, afterwards you will visit East Bank. You will see Karnak temple dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu, each pharaoh left memory of him there and it let u to pass across centures.Continue your tour in Luxor temple builded by Amenhotep III with grandeur intention and have great number of pillars.It was connected by 3 kilimetres paved alley of sphinxes with Karnak Temple. Then you will be transferred to board to have dinner. Overnight stay will be in Luxor.
Day 4: Disembark
You will have breakfast at the board.After you will have transfer to the point of your departure in Luxor.
Meet and assist upon arrival and departure by our REP
Transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to your cruise
Accommodation on full board basis on board the Nile cruise
All sightseeing tours as per the cruise itinerary
Admission fees to the sights as per cruise itinerary
Professional English speaking tour guide
All service charges and applicable taxes
Child from 0-2 years old FREE
Child from 2-12 sharing DBL cabin 50% discount
Child over 12 years old adult price