Nile Cruise Adventure
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4 Night Luxury Nile Cruise Adventure
The Sanctuary Nile Adventurer seamlessly blends contemporary Egyptian culture with authentic character, a blend of East and West. The extensive sun deck areas, with their elegant teak floors, include private cabanas around the pool area, the perfect spot for relaxing while taking in the scenery on this luxury Nile Cruise Adventure.
Price: From USD 2,840
- Chic and contemporary decor with a Pharaonic and modern Egyptian influence
- Choice of three, four and ten night itineraries, led by best Egyptologists
- Award-winning chefs
- All cabins have a Nile view and are air-conditioned
- Recently renovated in 2009
Children over the age of 3 are welcome on the Nile Adventurer
Price: Please enquire for price
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Luxor – Aswan|
|DEPARTURE TIME||To be confirmed|
|DURATION||4 nights/5 days|
|ACCOMMODATION||Sanctuary Nile Adventurer|
|INCLUDED||7 nights’ accommodation with a welcome drink||Accommodation|
|Full board meal plan – breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner with mineral water, tea and coffee served during meal times||Resident Egyptologist on board|
|All sightseeing, guiding and entrance fees as per itinerary|
|Taxes and service charges|
|EXCLUDED||Any items of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls and purchases from the gift shop||Gratuity to staff|
Full beverage package – US$ 85 per person, per night
Limited beverage package – US$ 55 per person, per night (mineral water & soft drinks)
Children beverage package – US$ 35 per person, per night (mineral water, soft drinks & juices)
|Medical services, travel insurance or visas|
|All transfers to/from the boat from airports|
Check-in on board the Sanctuary Zein Nile Chateau and enjoy a lunch on board. In the afternoon choose three out of the following to visit; Karnak Temple which was built over more than a thousand years by generations of Pharaohs, Luxor Temple which is dedicated to the god Anun, the surprisingly entertaining Luxor Museum and the South & Light show in Karnak Temple. Afternoon tea and a gourmet dinner will be served on board. Transfer to your 5-star deluxe Nile cruise boat where you will be welcomed by the reception staff. Lunch will be served on board in the main restaurant. After lunch, your tour of the East Bank will begin with a visit to the Temple of Karnak. Next your Egyptologist will guide you on a tour of the strikingly graceful Temple of Luxor. Return to your cruise boat for afternoon tea in the lounge.
VALLEY OF THE KINGS
After breakfast buffet on board, visit to the West Bank of Luxor to explore the Valley of the Kings. You will also have the chance to visit at least one tomb in the Valley of the Queens and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Ancient Egypt’s only femail Pharaoh). On the way back to the river Nile, your road passes by the famed Colossi of Memnon. Lunch and afternoon tea will be served in the lounge while you cruise to Esna.
TEMPLE OF HORUS AT EDFU
This morning, your Egyptologist will guide you round the Greco-Roman Temple of Khnum at Esna. Enjoy lunch on board, while you cruise to Edfu. This afternoon, the extraordinary Temple of Horus at Edfu. An Egyptian cooking lesson will be presented on board before afternoon tea is served while you cruise to Kom Ombo.
TEMPLE OF KOM OMBO
Begin today by visiting the Temple of Kom Ombo. While you cruise to Aswan lunch will be served. Take a short motorboat ride to visit the romantic and majestic Philae Temple and the Island of Agilika. Next proceed to the Granite Quarries, which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and temples, and still hold a huge unfinished obelisk. In the afternoon (weather permitting) take a ride on a felucca around Elephantine Island, Lord Kitchener’s Botanical Gardens and the Agha Khan Mausoleum.