Sonesta St George Nile Cruise 5 Days 4 nights
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Spend your vacation by visiting Egypt and take an amazing Nile Cruise aboard the luxurious Sonesta St. George 1. Between Luxor and Aswan and Aswan and Luxor. 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.
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
- Excellent value for money
- Family friendly
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 & 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 Obelisk. The Obelisk 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 Philae 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.
Our travel representative will pick you up from aswan airport or railway station , and escort you to your nile cruise ship where you will enjoy the next 3 nights , check in before lunch then Lunch will be served on board. In the afternoon you will start your aswan trips to the High dam the world’s largest rock filled dam, considered to be the most important achievements of the 20th century in Egypt. Then you will be driven to visit the temple of philae where you will take a short motor boat ride to the site , which was built by the Petolmics and dedicated to the goddess isis and was known in the ancient time as the temple of silence. In 1964 the temple was moved to agilika island after the waters of Lake Nasser flooded its original location. Then after finishing your trip you will be driven back to your cruise to enjoy your dinner onboard. Meals: Lunch and Dinner .
Early morninig the ship will sail to kom ombo where you will visit one of the most important temples in Egypt it is unusual but not unique dedicated to two gods sobek the crocodile god & horus . kom ombo was one of those temples which pilgrims came to be healed . After you finish your tour you will journey back to your cruise ship to relax and enjoy lunch whilst sailing to Edfu. After lunch start your tour to Edfu temple by a horse and carriage , the temple is considered to be the best preserved temple in egypt which was dedicated to the god horus and it was known in the ancient time as the temple of good reunion here you will see the first drama in history ever erected . After your visit you will be transferred back to your Cruise to enjoy sailing to Esna. once you reach Esna you will watch the cruise sail through Esna’s locks. continue sailing to luxor . dinner & overnight on board. Meals: Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner .
Once you arrive in Luxor you will continue your tour to the east bank of luxor where you will visit karnak temples the most important historical site of the ancient civilization , it was dedicated to the triad of thebes Amon –re , his consort mut and their son khonsu , the work began during the middle kingdom and continued through the time of the petolmic era . Then you will be driven to luxor temple. During the Roman era the temple and its surroundings were a legionary fortress and the home of the Roman government in the area.After finishing your trip you will return back to your cruise ship. Dinner onboard. Meals: Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
After breakfast disembark your Nile Cruise and start your tour to the west bank of luxor , where you will visit the valley of the kings one of the most sacred places where you will discover all the secrets and myths of the afterlife. Then continue your visit to the magnificent temple of queen hatshepsut one of the famous structures of egypt due to its architecture . On the way back and before you leave the west bank , you will visit the ruins of the magnificent temple of amenophis 3rd which is known now as colossi of memnon . Transfer to Luxor Airport for final departure. Meals: Breakfast .
Pick up from Airport and return
Meals as mentioned in Itinerary
Egyptologist Guide during your Tours
All service charges & taxes
A bottle of water during your trip
All transfers by a modern A/C vehicle
Accommodation on board 5 * cruise on full board basis
All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
Meet and Assist services by our Representatives
Any optional tours
Entry visa to Egypt
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.