Christmas Nile Cruise On Board Sonesta St George
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Enjoy spending your Christmas vacation by visiting Egypt and take an amazing Nile Cruise aboard the luxurious Sonesta St. George 1. Between Luxor and Aswan and include fantastic tours to the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temples, Kom ombo and Edfu and much more whilse enjoying the comfort and relaxtion aboard your Nile Cruise.
- Hotel pick up and return
- Visit the magnificent Luxor & Karnak Temples
- view the majestic Queen Hatchepsut Temple
- Take some fabulous photos at the Colossi of Memnon
- Private Egyptologist Guide
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
- Enjoy a Horse & Carriage ride to Edfu Temple
- Visit Kom Ombo Temple shared by two Gods Sobek & Horus
- Enjoy crystal clear water
- Experience the beauty of Philae Temple
- Step back in time on a history tour
Our Reflections representative will meet you at your hotel, Railway Station or Airport in Luxor to accompany you to visit the magical Karnak Temples which was dedicated to the God Amun and his wife Mut. Karnak Temples was apparantley the place where the earliest International Peace Treaty was known to Historians. Interestingly the Egyptian version of this Peace Treaty was preserved on a wall in the Temple of Amun at Karnak.Then journey onto visit the majestic Luxor Temple which was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty B.C, and was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty B.C. King Ramses II was the most famous king in the 19th Dynasty who ruled Egypt for many years. It was dedicated to the great god Amun-Ra his wife Mut and their son Khonsu together representing the Theban triad. Also enjoy visiting Obelisk of Ramses II in front of the 1st Pylon. After enjoying your visit you will then be transferred to check into your Nile Cruise. Overnight on Cruise.
Meals: Lunch and Dinner .
After enjoying your breakfast on board take a visit to the West Bank home of the famous Valley of the Kings. Journey throught the valley of the Kings and explore the tombs of King Tutankhamun, Ramssess V1, King Tutmosis and Amonhotep II, there are also many kings buried in the Valley.So let us unlock the secret story of the Royal Tombs, the world of mystery and treasure.We now continue onto the majestic Temple of Queen Hatshepsut also known as El Deir El Bahari . Queen Hatchepsuit was the first Pharonic woman to rule Egypt and also to start the first trading routes. Now onto the Colossi of Memnon facing the Nile. The Colossi are twin statues of Amenhotep III, a large earthquake reportedly shattered the northern colossus,after the rupture the lower half of the statue was reputed to Sing, always within 1 or 2 hours of Sunrise.Back to your Cruise which will sail onto Edfu. Overnight on Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner .
After Breakfast on board.now Sail to Edfu to visit Horus Temple. Edfu Temple is an ancient Egyptian Temple which houses important scenes and inscriptians about the Sacred Drama that related to the conflict between Horus and Seth. Sail onto Kom Ombo Temple. This Temple was shared by the two Gods Sobek and Horus. Sobek also known as the Crocodile is the God of the Nile, the Army Military and fertility. Horus is the God of Sky and Kingship.Back to your Cruise and sail onto Aswan. Overnight on Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner .
After breakfast on board Our Egyptologist guide will meet you to accompany you to visit the famous High Dam which controls all of Egypt water Amazingly the Dam has 3 years of Nile Water stored.Now we move onto the unique Unfinished Oblisk. The Oblisk weighs 1,168 tons had it been finished it would have weighed 1,200 tons.It is amazing that many of the casing stones for the 2 pyramids at Giza came from this Quarry in Aswan. Now visit the beautiful Phelea Temple, which the ancient Egyptians built for the Goddess Isis, she represents Health, Marriage and Wisdom. Overnight on Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner
After breakfast disembark your nile cruise. Transfer to Aswan Airport.
N.B. Whatever time you arrive in Luxor until 3.00pm you will not miss any of your Tours.
Pick up from Airport and return
All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
Accommodation 4 nights on board 5* Nile Cruise Full Basis
All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
Entrance fees to sites
Egyptologist guide during your tours in Egypt
Bottled water provided during your tours and transfers
All service charges & taxes
Meet and Assist services by our Representatives
Tour to Karnak, Luxor Temples.
Tour to Hatshepsut, Valley of the Kings.
Entry visa to Egypt
Any optional tours
(Age 12 and more)
(Age 2 to 11)
(Age 0 to 2)
Our Prices are quoted in US $ but we also accept Euros and Sterling per person per trip , with the exception during Christmas, New Year and Easter holidays.If you go to the icon at the bottom of the page you can change the currencey just by clicking the button to whatever currency you wish to use.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2- 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
Please note Airline Policy is as follows…If your tour includes a Domestic Flight a child 0-2 years of age incurs a $15 fee. From 2 years of age are classed as Adult.
We require a deposit of 25% of the total price of the tour, exception being at peak times i.e. Christmas and New Year and Easter, then the deposit required will be 50% of the total price. You can pay the deposit by either Bank Transfer for which we would give you our Bank Account details, or you may pay by Weston Union , or online
If you wish to cancel your bookings the cancellation fees are as follows… At least one week in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
!!!!!! Please note all flights require 100% cancellation fee.
We would advise if you are satisfied with the services you have received then it is customary to give a gratuity but you are not obliged to do so.