10 Day SS Sudan Nile Steamer Ship

from $2450
Schedule:
Saturday

SS Sudan is an authentic steamship, built at the dawn of the 20th century. Travel back into a bygone era on this ship, which was originally a gift King Fouad of Egypt in 1885. All of the rooms retain their period character and a warm, homey feel resonating from the wood panel interiors.

Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airport(s)
  • Assistance of our personal during your stay, tours and excursions
  • All transfers by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle 
  • Flight ticket Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo with Egypt Air
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo 5* deluxe hotel with breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 night Aswan 5* deluxe hotel with breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights 5* deluxe Nile Steamer on full board
  • Accommodation for 1 night Luxor 5* deluxe hotel with breakfast
  • Tour to Pyramids, Sphinx, Valley temple, Sakkara and Memphis
  • Tour to Egyptian Museum , Citadel Mosques and Coptic Churches
  • Tour to the Temple of Philae in Aswan
  • Tour to Kom Ombo temple and Edfu temple en route
  • Tour to Karnak temples and Luxor temple in East bank of the Nile
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings , Hatshepsut temple & colossi of Memnon
  • Lunch meals at quality restaurant during tours in Giza / Cairo 
  • Entrance fees to the sights in Cairo / Luxor /Aswan
  • Experienced local tour guide in Cairo / Luxor /Aswan
  • tipping for the cruise staff is included
  • Service charges and taxes included throughout the tours
  • Free Mobile phone charged against 30 min local calls / 5 min. international calls
Excluded:
  • Airfare to and from Egypt 
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional Activities
  • Tipping for overland staff
Itinerary:
10 Days - Cairo / Cairo Every Saturday

Day 01: (Saturday) Arrival Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)
Your tour manager will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
 
Welcome Drink

DAY 2: (Sunday) Pyramids/ Sakkarra

After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personl guide to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus - Famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Additional visit to the Solar Boat infront of Cheops Pyramid (extra ticket on spot) Lunch included during the tour and then proceed to Sakkara area to visit Sakkara Complex and first pyramid ever built (Djoser Pyramid). Move to Memphis; Old kingdom's capital and famous Necropolis. Overnight in Cairo.
 
Meals: Breakfast,Lunch

DAY 3: (Monday) Cairo Sights

Check out after breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then you will be escorted by your private guide to visit: Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen, alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Additional visit to the mummies room at the museum (extra ticket on spot) Lunch through out the tour at local restaurant, then moving to visit Saladin Citadel including Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Combining fascinating history with shopping in a lively Khan El Khalili Bazaar, which dates back to 1382.
Then you will be transferred Cairo airport to fly to Luxor, where you will be met and assisted and transfer to your hotel and overnight stay in Luxor
 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Tuesday - Luxor SS Sudan Nile Steamship

Breakfast at your hotel in Luxor then transfer to the Steam Ship Sudan; boarding before lunch. Settle into your original Edwardian cabin or suite. Gourmet lunch served on board. Today you will be introduced to one of the largest and most impressive archaeological sites in Egypt, the Temples of Karnak. Under the command of the great Pharaohs, this awe inspiring ancient city was built over approx. 2000 years. Walking through this vast open air museum, you will be struck by the almost perfect illustrations that honour the Pharaohs and their Gods. Before re-boarding for dinner, you will have time to explore present day Luxor. There is an option for the evening entertainment, the ‘Sound and Light’ show, which illuminates the Temple of Karnak. Ovrenight onboard in Luxor.
 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: (Wednesday) SS Sudan Nile Steamer Ship

The steamship departs early for a day of discovery starting with the Valley of the Kings. Situated on the west bank of the Nile, this limestone valley houses the burial chambers of the great Pharaohs, powerful nobles - and later the royal spouses - of the 18th-21st dynasties. 63 magnificent temples of eternal life line the valley including Tutankhamen’s Tomb which was famously discovered by Howard Carter in 1922. The vibrant colour and conservation of the hieroglyphics lining the tomb of Ramses III never ceases to captivate. At approx. 2.30pm, the Steam Ship Sudan will navigate towards Esna, 60km south of Luxor. After passing through the lock at Esna, the ship with cruise under the star filled sky towards Edfu, a further 46km. Overnight at Edfu.
 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: (Thursday) - SS Sudan Nile Cruise Ship

A morning exploration of the Temple of Edfu. This sanctuary is considered to be one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. The site, built in honour of the falcon-headed sky god, Horus, whose eyes were the sun and the moon, was abandoned by the Roman Empire in 391 AD. The temple lay buried under a protective layer of sand until it was excavated by French Egyptologist, Auguste Mariette, in the 1860s. Gourmet lunch served on board.
Languidly cruise 145km south and unveil the pillars of Kom Ombo resting grandly on the banks of the Nile. Being a favoured basking spot for crocodiles in ancient times, the temple at Kom Ombo was dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. The temple dates back to 180BC during the Ptolemaic era, with notable Roman influences. Sunset over Kom Ombo and dinner on board. The steamship will remain docked at Kom Ombo over night.
 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: (Friday) - SS Sudan Nile Cruise Steamer ship

The Steam Ship Sudan gracefully navigates a further 48km south, past fertile fields and sandy river banks, to reach Aswan at the end of the Nile Valley. It is here where ancient Nubia begins.
Today marks your discovery of the Temple of Philae, the domain of the Goddess Isis, the universal mother who reigned over life, death and resurrection. Philae was one of the most important shrines of ancient Egypt and Nubia until 550AD when the Byzantine Emperor, Justinian, ordered its closing after 4000 years of worship. Before dining on board, you will have time to explore the Aswan markets where you will find indigo, saffron and other treasures. There is an option for the evening entertainment - the ‘Light and Sound’ show which illuminates the Temple of Philae. Overnight on board in Aswan.
 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: (Saturday) - SS Sudan Steamship / Aswan Stay

Here mark the end of your journey with breakfast on board your Nile cruise steamship in Aswan followed by disembarkation and transfer by exclusive car and driver to your hotel in Aswan for check in with free time in leisure and optional excursions available in Aswan. Overnight in Aswan
 
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: (Sunday) Aswan to Cairo by Plane

Breakfast at your hotel in Aswan with free time at leisure with optional excursion to Abu Simbel temples out of Aswan by personal guide and exclusive car or you may fly instead then transfer to Aswan airport to fly to Cairo, upon arrival in Cairo you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo for free time at leisure and overnight stay in Cairo
 
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Monday - Cairo / Home

Breakfast at your hotel with some free time at leisure in Cairo followed by transfer to Cairo International Airport to catch your inbound flight back home
 
Meals: Breakfast
Cruise:
  • 23 cabins, including 5 suites,
  • Steam engine room on show for guests to view.
  • Small shop with local souvenir.
  • Occasional entertainment program.
  • Languages spoken by the personnel on board: French & English.
  • Panoramic bar lounge
  • Medical attention available at all times.
  • Payments on board are made in cash & credit card.
  • Main lobby with reception desk
  • Authentic 19th Century antique furniture in all suites & Cabins.
Accommodation :
Price Per Person:
  • Mena House Hotel
  • Sonesta St. George Hotel Luxor
  • Movenpick Aswan Resort
  • SS Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise
  • Fairmont Heliopolis Hotel
May - September
$ 2450 Double Enquire Now
$ 2750 Single Enquire Now
October - April
$ 2999 Double Enquire Now
$ 4445 Single Enquire Now
  • Prices
    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till 30 September 2017, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

  • Children Policy
    0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
    2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
    6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
    12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

  • Payment Policy
    Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Nile cruise, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union

  • Tipping
    It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
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