4 days
Duration
8+
Age
Egypt
Location
All Year
Dates

Nile River Sun Boat III Cruise

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3 Night ultimate luxury Cruise on the Nile River.

Evoking the heyday of Egypt’s past, the Sanctuary Sun Boat III has several times been voted among the top 100 most beautiful boats in the world by Condé Nast readers. Modelled on the opulent era of the 20s and 30s, this graceful cruiser has exquisite facilities from delicious gourmet dining in the restaurant to sipping refreshing cocktails around the pool area on the sun deck, or enjoying afternoon tea in the stunning lounge. The Sanctuary Sun Boat III has 18 beautifully designed unique cabins which include two royal suites and two presidential suites.

Children over the age of 8 are welcome on the Sun Boat III.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Aswan to Luxor
DEPARTURE TIME To be confirmed
DURATION 3 nights/4 days
ACCOMMODATION Sun Boat III
INCLUDED Accommodation Full board meal plan – breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner with mineral water, tea and coffee served during meal times.
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
Drink packages:
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
Day 1

EMBARK IN ASWAN

Arrive on your 5-star deluxe Nile cruise boat, where you will be welcomed by the reception staff. Lunch will be served on board. In the afternoon, take a short motorboat ride to visit 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.

Enjoy afternoon tea served in the lounge and tonight you will be greeted by your Boat Manager as you enjoy a selection of canapés with some complimentary Egyptian wine and local beer. Gourmet dinner served on board.
Tonight you will be greeted by your Boat Manager while you enjoy freshly prepared canapés with some complimentary Egyptian wine and local beer, followed by a gourmet dinner menu.

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Day 2

PHILAE, KOM OMBO AND EDFU TEMPLES

Breakfast buffet on board followed by a short motorboat ride to visit the romantic and majestic Philae Temple on the Island of Agilika. Later, an Egyptian cooking lesson will be presented on board. Enjoy lunch, while you cruise to Kom Ombo and visit the magnificent Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek. Afternoon tea will be served while you cruise to Edfu followed by a chance to explore the Temple of Horus at Edfu.
Tonight’s dinner on board will be an “Egyptian Night” costume party for all guests, with a chance to dress up in traditional Egyptian “galabeyas”. Dinner will be a lavish buffet of Egyptian specialties, followed by oriental music and dancing for everyone.
Day 3

WEST AND EAST BANK OF LUXOR

Breakfast buffet will be on board whilst sailing to Luxor. This morning your Egyptologist will guide you around the strikingly graceful Temple of Luxor dedicated to the god Amun and then onwards to the Temple of Karnak.
After lunch, visit the Valley of the Kings. You will also have the chance to visit at least one tomb in the Valley of the Queens and visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. On the way back to the river Nile, you will pass by the famed Colossi of Memnon, known in Ancient Greek times for their haunting voices at dawn.
Return to your cruise for afternoon tea on board. Tonight’s farewell dinner will be a gala dinner (jacket required), with white-gloved waiters serving gourmet cuisine.
Day 4

DISEMBARK IN LUXOR

Breakfast buffet on board and check out at 8:00 AM.

Nile River Cruise on the Sun Boat III
Luxury Nile Cruise
Luxury Nile Cruise
Luxury Nile Cruise
Luxury Nile Cruise
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