Sonesta Star Cruise 7 Nights + Abu Simbel Excursion by FlightSonesta Star Cruise 7 Nights + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Sonesta Star Cruise 7 Nights + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight
 

Sonesta Star Cruise 7 Nights + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

$ 1478

The best of Egyptian History in the palm of your hand. Sail in luxury with Sonesta Star from Luxor to Aswan to visit the greatest and most important sights in the Egyptian History. From the breathtaking temples of Karnak and Luxor , famous Valley of the Kings to the awe-inspiring “holy of the holies” mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut in the ancient Thebes. Follow the river to the Ptolemaic temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo and the crown jewel – the magnificent island temple of Philae.


Includes:

  • Private airport transfers
  • All sightseeing as per cruise itinerary with sharing transportation during visits
  • Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Exclude:

  • For all-through private transfers with private Egyptologist additional charges will apply
Sonesta Star Cruise 7 Nights + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Day 1

Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

Our representative will meet you at Luxor Airport. He will be your main contact throughout your holiday in Egypt, available to cater all your needs and wishes to make your holiday the best experience possible.

He will escort you to your chosen Cruise and help you with the check-in and provide you with all the necessary information for the start of your holiday.

You will start your journey on the East Bank of Luxor visiting the world-renowned Karnak Temple dedicated to the king of all Gods – Amun Ra – and the smaller but still magnificent Southern Sanctuary -  Luxor temple.

You will end your day to your own liking – choose among one of our exciting optional tours or spend your evening relaxing at the Cruise

Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

Our representative will meet you at Luxor Airport. He will be your main contact throughout your holiday in Egypt, available to cater all your needs and wishes to make your holiday the best experience possible.

He will escort you to...more


Sonesta Star Cruise 7 Nights + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Day 2

Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

A relaxing day on the Cruise to enjoy the sun and the breathtaking surroundings while sailing towards Esna.

In the afternoon the captain will join you for a Welcome cocktail party and an evening of relaxed music and dancing while on board.

Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

A relaxing day on the Cruise to enjoy the sun and the breathtaking surroundings while sailing towards Esna.

In the afternoon the captain will join you for a Welcome cocktail party and an evening of relaxed music and dancing while on boa...more


Sonesta Star Cruise 7 Nights + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Day 3

Sailing to Edfu and visit Kom Ombo Temple

The boat will continue sailing upstream , giving you a chance for a relaxing morning. In the afternoon you will join your guide for a visit to The Temple of Kom Ombo which is an unconventional double temple built to worship the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world, and the falcon god Haroeris, the god of light.

The evening will end with a traditional Galabeya Party on board the cruise.

Sailing to Edfu and visit Kom Ombo Temple

The boat will continue sailing upstream , giving you a chance for a relaxing morning. In the afternoon you will join your guide for a visit to The Temple of Kom Ombo which is an unconventional double temple built to worship the ...more


Sonesta Star Cruise 7 Nights + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Day 4

Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

You will wake up in Aswan – the city bursting at seems with fascinating atmosphere, the city of Agatha Christie and the old colonial days.

The best way to start your day?  With a love story at the Island of Philae where Goddess Isis spent her days protecting the heart of her beloved Osiris.

The “road” from the temple will lead us to a more modern time towards the High Dam – an impressive man-made creation that changed the course of life around the river Nile forever.

After lunch we will take a felucca, the traditional Egyptian vessel, to sail around the Elephantine Island with its many Nubian Villages. Past the botanical gardens on Kitchener’s Island and the views of Aga Khan mausoleum.

Nubian Folkloric Show in the evening.

Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

You will wake up in Aswan – the city bursting at seems with fascinating atmosphere, the city of Agatha Christie and the old colonial days.

The best way to start your day?  With a love story at the Island of Philae where Godde...more


Sonesta Star Cruise 7 Nights + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Day 5

Aswan

A leisurely day in Aswan for relaxing, exploring or optional excursions.


Sonesta Star Cruise 7 Nights + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Day 6

Edfu

Sailing upstream past Kom Ombo. The boat will dock in the city of Edfu. There, a carriage will be waiting to take you to Edfu temple which is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt and was dedicated to the falcon god Horus. 

Upon returning to the cruise, the boat will sail north towards Luxor.

Edfu

Sailing upstream past Kom Ombo. The boat will dock in the city of Edfu. There, a carriage will be waiting to take you to Edfu temple which is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt and was dedicated to the falcon god Horus. 

Upon returning to the...more


Sonesta Star Cruise 7 Nights + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Day 7

Luxor West Bank

Early morning you will head to the heart of the Theban necropolis - the West Bank of Luxor. Pharaonic tombs, mortuary temples and colossal statues are all there for you to enjoy and explore. Valley of the Kings with tombs built for pharaohs of the New Kingdom and the famous Tutankhamen’s tomb, will be your first sight for the day. After the kings comes a queen – the most powerful queen of all – Hatshepsut and her impressive mortuary temple under the cliffs at Deir el Bahari.  Your last stop for the day will be the Collosi of Memnon. The two massive stone statues which, some say, still protect the necropolis of the ancient Thebes.

Luxor West Bank

Early morning you will head to the heart of the Theban necropolis - the West Bank of Luxor. Pharaonic tombs, mortuary temples and colossal statues are all there for you to enjoy and explore. Valley of the Kings with tombs built for pharaohs of the New Ki...more


Sonesta Star Cruise 7 Nights + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Day 8

Departure

Disembarkation from the Nile Cruise after breakfast and transfer to the airport.