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Suggested Nile Cruisers & Itinerary

Suggested Luxury 5 star Nile Cruises: Oberoi Philae, Sonesta Moon Goddess, Sonesta St. George, Sonesta Star Goddess, Sonesta Sun Goddess, Movenpick Radamis II, Adonis, Al Jamila, Al Kahila, Beau Soleil, Carnival, Diamond, Emilio, Grand Princess, Jasmine, L'aube Du Nil, Liberty, Mirage, Miss Egypt, Mojito, Monaco, Monica, Monte Carlo, Nile Ruby, Nile Story, Oberoi Shehrayar, Princess Sarah, Royal Ruby, Stephanie, Tamr Henna, Tower Prestige, Tulip, Florence, Nile Bride, Solitaire, Elite, Kasr El Nil, Presidential Nile Cruises, Sherry Boat, Royal Cleopatra Dahabia and much more..

Map showing route of Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor and back:


Brief Nile Cruise Itinerary:

3 nights/4 Days Nile Cruises

Day 1: Departures from Aswan
Aswan. Arrival, meet & assist by our local representatives. Visit The High Dam and The Philae temple. Sail to Kom Ombo. Transfer to the Cruise. Boarding before lunch, Embarkation. Lunch on board , Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board. Disco party, sail to Kom Ombo, Overnight on Board. (Lunch, Dinner) 

Day 2:
Breakfast on board. Visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu.. Lunch, Visit The Temple of Horus in Edfu. Cross the lock. Sail to Luxor. Overnight on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 

Day 3:
Breakfast on board. Cross to the West Bank to visit the Necropolis of Thebes, Valley of The Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Afternoon tea. Dinner on board. Overnight on board. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 

Day 4:
Breakfast on board. Visit The Temple of Karnak & the Temple of Luxor, Disembarkation. Transfer to Luxor train station or Luxor airport .End of service (Breakfast)

4 nights/5 Days Nile Cruises

Cruise Itineraries for rates please contact us

Day 1: Departures from Luxor
Luxor. Arrival, meet & assist by our local representatives. Visit The West Bank - the Valley of the Kings, Valley of The Queens and The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. Transfer to the M/S Nile Cruise. Boarding before Lunch. Lunch on board Afternoon tea. Dinner on board & Belly Dance show. Overnight on board. (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 2:

Breakfast. Visit The Temple of Karnak & the Temple of Luxor. Lunch on board. Sail to Esna. Afternoon Tea. Disco Party. Overnight on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3:

Breakfast on board. Visit the temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek & Haroeies in Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabeya party Overnight in Kom Ombo. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 

Day 4:

Breakfast on board. Sail to Aswan. Visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries & The Temple of Philae Lunch on board. Sail on the Nile by felucca around Kitchener's island and Elephantine. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5:

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation after breakfast. (Optional trip to Abu Simble by plane), Free time. Transfer to Aswan airport ...End of service (Breakfast)

6 nights/7 Days Nile Cruises

  • DAY 1   Departures from Luxor
    Luxor - East Bank - Karnak and Luxor temple

    Pick up from your location in Luxor - Check in Before Lunch - enjoy your visit East Bank (Karnak & Luxor temples) - Karnak temple is consider the biggest complex construction in the world coverning an area of a hundred acres and it is more impressive for the first time visitor - later you will visit the temple Of Luxor -(Optional Sound & Light show at Karnak temple can be offered upon request) - Dinner on board - Overnight in Luxor (Lunch - Dinner )

  • DAY 2
    Luxor West Bank - Esna Lock - Edfu

    Breakfast on board - Morning Cross the West Bank for a visit to Thebes Necropolis - The valley of The Kings - El Deir El Bahary of Hatshepsut - Colossi of Memnon - Afternoon Sail to Esna - Cross the lock - Sail to Edfu which is like a small city on the west bank of the Nile, about 56 KM south of Esna and 105KM north of Aswan - today is an important center of sugar production and pottery making - Navigation to Edfu - Overnight in Edfu and Overnight. (Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

  • DAY 3
    Edfu temple - Kom Ombo temple - Sail Aswan

    Breakfast on board - Visit the Temple of Hours in Edfu which is consider the most well preserved temple and the only one we know it has been completed built from Sandstone blocks related back to the ptolemaic period in Egypt - then you will be back to the ship after the visit and Sail to Kom Ombo - visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek & Harores - At night Galabya Party - Navigation to Aswan and Overnight (Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner )

  • DAY 4
    High Dam - Philae - Obliesk - Felucca

    Breakfast on board at 07.00am - Enjoy your tour to Visit High Dam - Temple of Philae - Afternoon view of the Elephantine Island by Felucca ( Sailing Boat ) and view of the Agha Khan Mausoleum - back to your Nile Cruise - Dinner on board - At night Nubian show - Overnight in Aswan. (Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner )

  • DAY 5
    Sail to Kom Ombo - Sail to Edfu

    Breakfast on board - Morning at leisure - Sail to Kom Ombo - Stop for a panoramic view of Kom Ombo temple - Sail to Edfu and Overnight ( Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner ) Day 06: Breakfast on board - At leisure in Edfu - Sail to Esna - Cross the lock and Lunch on board - Continue Sail to Luxor - Dinner on board - Overnight in Luxor ( Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner )

  • DAY 6
    Sail to Esna - Sail to Luxor

    Day 06: Breakfast on board - At leisure in Edfu - Sail to Esna - Cross the lock and Lunch on board - Continue Sail to Luxor - Dinner on board - Overnight in Luxor ( Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner )

  • DAY 7
    Luxor - transfer to your location.

    Breakfast on board - Check out after breakfast - transfer to your location in Luxor.


Although the above brief itinerary shows the general basic for most Nile Cruises but may differ slightly from one cruise to another; below is an example of 5 star deluxe cruiser Oberoi Zahra:


Itineraries of Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise

Explore the Nile in leisure with the specially created itinerary available exclusively on The Oberoi, Zahra.

English speaking Egyptologists are available on board. French, and German speaking Egyptologists can be organised with prior notice. An audio-visual presentation on the next day's programme is held every evening. Telescopes available on board highlight the spectacular views of the Egyptian night sky.

The facility of private docking arrangements is unique to The Oberoi, Zahra and this ensures a relaxed experience while getting on and off the boat.

Small luxury coaches are available at each stop to take guests sightseeing. An Egyptologist accompanies each luxury coach.

The Oberoi Zahra – Luxury Nile Cruiser offers two 8 Days & 7 Nights itineraries.
*Embarkation on Tuesdays

Last Updated (Tuesday, 25 January 2011 12:49)

 

Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise

The Oberoi Philae Nile Cruiser overview

The Oberoi Philae – Nile Cruiser, offers guests a cruise on the Nile along the landmarks of an ancient civilization. The journey begins in Luxor or Aswan and courses through Pharaonic dynasties that span thousands of years. Elegant interiors with teak paneling, parquet floors, European antiques and Oriental carpets create an ambience of luxury. Impeccable service and a beautiful setting come together to make this a voyage of discovery.
Cabins & suites

Last Updated (Tuesday, 25 January 2011 12:25)

 

MS Sonesta St. George I Nile Cruise

M/S Sonesta St. George I Nile Cruise

Sonesta St. George reception

The newest ship of the Sonesta Nile fleet is the Sonesta St. George I Nile Cruise, with 47 deluxe cabins and 10 suites. Noted as one of the most elegant ships on the Nile, the St. George offers a full-service spa and fitness center, restaurant, bars, nightly entertainment and guided excursions.The Sonesta St. George I Nile Cruise sails between Luxor and Aswan on three-, four- and seven-night cruises on the Nile, offering truly memorable experiences of a lifetime. Guest Cabins & Suites

Last Updated (Tuesday, 25 January 2011 12:26)

 
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