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Ms Sonesta St. George Cruise At Nile River

Ms Sonesta St. George Cruise At Nile River

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MS Sonesta St. George I Nile River Cruise is the newest ship of the Sonesta Nile fleet and provide maximum comfort, elegance and design to make your holiday cruise amazing. The Sonesta St. George I offers luxurious accommodations with double-glass panoramic french windows that open to bring in fresh breezes from the Nile.

Cruise Itinerary A
Luxor / Aswan
4 Nights / 5 Days

Day 1: Luxor East Bank
You will be transferred from point of your arrival or your hotel in Luxor to board Sonesta St. George I Nile River cruise at 12 PM. Lunch will be served aboard the cruise, followed by guided tour to visit East Bank to 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 of cruise to have dinner. Overnight stay will be in Luxor.

Day 2: Luxor West Bank

You will have breakfast at the board your Nile River cruise and then 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 for afterlife 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. Afterwards you will sail to Edfu, during sailing lunch will be served. Free time at leisure. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 3: Edfu / Kom Ombo

Breakfast on board River Nile cruise, followed by visiting Edfu Temple. It 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. Afterwards 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. Free time at lesure. Lunch and dinner on the board, overnight in Aswan.

Day 4: Aswan / Kitchener's Island

Breakfast 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.Sailling by feluca around Kitchener's island. Lunch and dinner on the board cruise, overnight in Aswan.

Day 5: Disembark

You will have breakfast at the board St Gerge I Nile cruise. After you will have transfer to the point of your departure in Aswan.

Cruise Itinerary B
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 Sonesta St George I River Nile 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 of cruise.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 your River Nile cruise Sonesta St George I, 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 for afterlife 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 of your cruise ship 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 Nile cruise to have dinner. Overnight stay will be in Luxor.

Day 4: Disembark

You will have breakfast at the board River Nile cruise.After you will have transfer to the point of your departure in Luxor.

Tour Includes
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 Nile cruise itinerary
Admission fees to the sights as per Nile cruise itinerary
Professional English speaking tour guide during Nile River cruise
All service charges and applicable taxes


Discount for groups:
We offer a private tours for Families & groups starting from 10 persons and more with discounted rates

Payment plan:
- 25% down payment required to secure the booking and can be done online by Credit card, Visa and Master or bank transfer
- 75% balance will required in pick up from your Ship in Alexandria Port and can be paid by credit cards or cash

Email: [email protected]

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www.egypttravelhotdeals.com
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