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Sanctuary Sun Boat III

The Sanctuary Sun Boat III is an intimate river yacht representing the ultimate in luxury Nile cruises. Style, comfort and refinement are reflected throughout, with white and ecru tones combined to create warmth and depth. This elegant Egypt cruise boat accommodates up to 36 guests on three, four and seven night cruises.

 

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  1. 5-Day Luxury Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan
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      Day 1: GREETED AT LUXOR - EMBARK IN LUXOR

      You will be met at Luxor International Airport by your tour leader and then you will be transferred to check in to you deluxe 5-star Nile cruise, where you will be received with a warm welcome by the reception staff. Upon arrival, you will have the chance to visit the famed Luxor Temple. You will enjoy lunch at the cruise’s main restaurant and then head out to visit the West Bank of Luxor to discover the iconic Valley of the Kings. You will also have the opportunity to visit at least one of the tombs in the Valley of the Queens and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. On the way back to the Nile, we will pass by the famous Colossi of Memnon. Late, enjoy freshly-prepared canapes with some complimentary locally-sourced wine and beer followed by an exquisite gourmet dinner.

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      Day 2: KARNAK TEMPLE AND TEMPLE OF KHNUM

      After a yummy buffet breakfast on board, you will begin your tour of the East Bank with a visit to the famed Temple of Karnak. Following your gentle morning sail to Esna, you will enjoy a freshly prepared lunch on board. Then, your Egyptologist will take you to the Greco-Roman Temple of Khnum at Esna. The well-preserved Great Hypostyle Hall was built during the reign of the Roman Emperor Claudius. The hall was previously buried under silt accumulated through centuries of Nile flooding before it was evacuated. Head back to your boat for a peaceful afternoon tea as you sail to Edfu. In the evening, you will be treated to another gourmet dinner. 

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      Day 3: EDFU AND KOM OMBO TEMPLES

      Enjoy another delicious breakfast on board before heading to visit the Temple of Edfu. You will have lunch on board as you sail to Kom Ombo. After lunch, you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo—made for the worship of the crocodile god, Sobek. The temple is nestled at a bend in the river, where sacred crocodiles enjoyed the sun on the riverbank in antiquity. After your visit, you will have an afternoon in the lounge before having the opportunity to participate in an Egyptian cooking demonstration as you sail to Aswan. Tonight’s cultural activity is an ‘Egyptian Night’ costume party, where you can dress in traditional Egyptian garments known as “galabeyyas’. Dinner will be a buffet filled with Egyptian specialties. 

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      Day 4: PHILAE TEMPLE AND FELUCCA SAILING

      Enjoy the offerings of the breakfast buffet and enjoy a morning at your leisure, enjoying the cruise’s many amenities. After lunch, hop on a motorboat for a short sail to the majestic Philae Temple on the Island of Agilika. Next, you will head to the ancient Granite Quarries used by the Pharaohs to build structures like pyramids and temples and feature a massive unfinished obelisk. Take the opportunity to tide on a traditional Egyptian sailboat known as a ‘felucca’ around the picturesque Elephantine Island, Lord Kitchener’s Botanical Gardens, and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Enjoy afternoon tea in the lounge to unwind after your visits. The farewell dinner will be gala-style, with elegant white-gloved waiters serving mouth-watering gourmet cuisine. Enjoy a Folkloric show and a Dervish spinning show after finishing your dinner.

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      Day 5: DISEMBARK IN ASWAN

      Enjoy your last buffet breakfast on board and check out at 8:00 AM.

Cruise Facilities
  • The Sanctuary Sun Boat III is an intimate river yacht representing the ultimate in luxury Nile cruises.
  • Style, comfort and refinement are reflected throughout, with white and ecru tones combined to create warmth and depth.
  • This elegant Egypt cruise boat accommodates up to 36 guests on three, four and seven night cruises.
Cabin Facilities
  • All cabins have Nile views
  • a mini-bar
  • safe deposit box
  • LCD television with satellite and in-house movies, along with being fully air-conditioned with individual controls.
  • The private bathrooms all have a bathtub, shower and hairdryer.
  • International telephone access is available through the reception.
Included
    • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
    • The assistance of our guest relations during your stay
    • All airport or train station transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
    • Accommodation as mentioned above at 5* /cruise
    • All sightseeing tours on the cruise private tours
    • English-speaking tour guide during your trips
    • Bottled water in the car during your tour
    • Meals as mentioned above
    • Portage when needed 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian SIM card for your unlocked mobile device (for 1 person)
    • Free Wi-Fi onboard vehicles
    • All service charges and taxes
Excluded
  • International flights and domestic flights
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Extra meals and beverages
  • Optional tours
  • Tipping
  • Additional entry tickets (For example Tutankhamen Tomb...etc)

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until December 31st, 2022. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays

  • For infants up to 2 years: the trip is Free
  • Children from 2 and below 6 years: will pay 25% of adult price 
  • Children from 6 up to 11 years: will pay 50% of adult price

Ages from 12 and Up: will be considered an adult and will pay the price.

Notes:

Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room ) If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

We are offering a low-down-payment of just 25% to secure your spaces on the tour including hotel room, cruise cabin, domestic flight ticket, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid up to two days prior to your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour manager, therefore, making your booking a risk-free investment.

Tipping for a job well done is customary in Egypt, though not required. Please feel welcome but not obliged to offer a tip to your guide.

for Emergency Cancellation, Go Elite Club offers a very flexible cancelation policy in case the government or the airline issues a travel warning from/to your departure country and destination. We, at go elite club, prioritize your well-being and safety above all else, and for that reason, we have adapted our cancellation policy to reflect our values. Familiarize yourself with our full payment policy, cancellation, and refund conditions. 

 

Cancellation Policy In case you cancel your trip, the following scale of charges will be applied:

  • From the date of booking until 61 days before your arrival date, 10% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Between 60 and 31 days before your arrival date, 20% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Between 30 and 15 days before your arrival date, 50% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Between 14 and 1 day before your arrival date, 100% of the entire tour price will be charged.

 

Additionally, there are cancellation fees on all domestic flights within Egypt. If you cancel a tour at any time, you will be subject to any fees according to the airline’s cancellation policy.