Aboard the Sonesta Amirat you will find a combination of luxury and privacy that recalls the golden age of tourism in Egypt at the beginning of the 20th century, updated with modern amenities for your comfort. Cruise the Nile in style in the way it has been done for millennia, by the power of the wind, on this beautiful river yacht and experience the hospitality of the more gracious era of tourism.
8 Days – Aswan / Luxor Every Saturday Day 1: 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
Day 2: 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
Day 3: 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
Day 4: Tuesday
This morning you will sail to Edfu To visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu. Overnight moored beside an Island
Day 5: 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
Day 6: 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
Day 7: 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
Day 8: Saturday
Breakfast aboard the Dehabeya. Followed by disembarkation
Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile Cruise 8 Days From Aswan
Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure.
Accommodation on board 5 star Nile Dahabiya on full board basis.
Assistance of our personal during your stay and excursions
All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
All transfers by private deluxe air condition vehicle.
English speaking guide during your tours.
Entrance fees to the mentioned historical places.
All service charges & taxes.
Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
Tipping for Nile Dahabiya Crew and Guides
Additional fees will apply if you confirm your booking with less than three weeks to the embarkation day.
All cabins have large, panoramic windows
Facilities include 5 cabins and 2 suites
Open air oriental-style Jacuzzi
A private direct-dial telephones
Individual climate control, hairdryers
Safe deposit boxes
Plasma televisions and movie channels.
Bathrooms equipped with full size tubs
Laundry service & housekeeping
Accompanying motorboat to pull it in case wind is calm.