Cruise Type
Dahabiya
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Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile Cruise map

The Sonesta Dahabiya - the Amirat was launched in February, 2009 - offers a cruise experience like no other on the Nile. It is intended to take you back in time to a gentler, more gracious era on the Nile during your 7 night cruise between Luxor and Aswan. Facilities include 5 cabins and 2 suites, open air oriental-style Jacuzzi, spacious sundeck and stylish common lounge. All cabin accommodations are full board, and feature private direct-dial telephones, individual climate control, hairdryers, mini-bar, safe deposit boxes, plasma televisions and movie channels. The suites each offer a private terrace. Daily guided excursions are offered to renowned Egyptian temples, tombs and ruins along the Nile. As a member of the Sonesta fleet of deluxe-service Nile cruisers, this small cruise boat will combine comfort and beauty in an inspiring way, offering a spectacular opportunity for an extended family or small group to discover the Nile on a private cruise. Highlights of a Nile Cruise include the Karnak Temple, one of the largest temples in the world, the extraordinary Luxor Temple, Thebes and the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Queens, the well preserved Edfu Temple, Esna Temple and Kom Ombu Temple, the twin temples of Abu Simbel and the romantic island Temple of Isis at Philae.

Schedule:
Every Saturday from Luxor & Saturday from Aswan

Facilities

Accommodation

  • 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
  • Mini-bar
  • Safe deposit boxes
  • Non-smoking
  • Plasma televisions and movie channels.
  • Bathrooms equipped with full size tubs
  • Laundry service & housekeeping
  • Accompanying motorboat to pull it in case wind is calm.

Other Facilities

Free WiFi

Pool

air condition

Private bath with bath tub

TV

Mini Bar

Doctor available 24 hours

Gym

Laundry service


Itinerary

8 Days - Aswan / Luxor Every 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

Meals Included:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

This morning you will sail to Edfu To visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu. Overnight moored beside an Island

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today will be a leisurely day; After Breakfast Commence sailing to Esna, and passing the lock, Then Dahabeya will moor beside a Nile Island

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Breakfast aboard the Dehabeya. Followed by disembarkation

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast

8 Days - Luxor / Aswan Every Saturday

Embarkation in Luxor for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a Luxuriously appointed Dahabeya. After Lunch, Excursion to 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 on the Nile Banks of Luxor

Meals Included:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

You will visit the West Bank for visits to the burial places of Pharaohs the Valley of the Kings - where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Continue to the adjacent Valley of the Queens, the temple of Medinet Habu and the Colossi of Memnon<br />
Sail on the way to Esna (noon time); Overnight near by Esna

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today will be a leisurely day; After Breakfast. Commence sailing. Overnight moored beside a Nile Island

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

This morning you will sail to Edfu, Visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu. Overnight moored beside a Nile Island

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today you will sail on the way to Kom Ombo. Overnight moored beside a Nile Island

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Visit kom Ombo to see the ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile god sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, god of the morning sun. A leisurely day sailing to Aswan and moored nearby Aswan bridge

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Breakfast aboard the Dehabeya & Disembarkation

Meals Included:
  • Breakfast

Transport

  • Private Vehicle
  • Horse carriage at Edfu
  • Taftaf at Valley of the kings
  • Motor Boat to Philae island

Included

  • Pick up service & return from Aswan or Luxor to your Dahabiya Nile Cruise. 
  • Accommodation on first class Sonesta Dahabiya Nile Cruise for 07 nights including all taxes 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included on your cruise 
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical places 
  • English speaking guide during your tours 
  • All service charges & taxes

Excluded

  • Any Extra meals and beverages.
  • All personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Tipping to Guide, Driver, etc.
  • Any Optional tours may require.

Prices:

Important notes

Prices
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children Policy
0 - 05.99 Free of Charge
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

Notes :
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 1 Children in one Room)

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