Sonesta Amirat Dahabeya Nile Cruise

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Schedule:
Every Saturday from Luxor & Saturday from Aswan

Aboard the Sonesta Amirat you will find a combination of luxury and privacy that recalls the golden age of tourism in Egypt at the beginning of the 20th century, updated with modern amenities for your comfort. Cruise the Nile in style in the way it has been done for millennia, by the power of the wind, on this beautiful river yacht and experience the hospitality of the more gracious era of tourism.

Included:
  • Pick up service & return from Aswan or Luxor to your Dahabiya Nile Cruise
  • Accommodation on first class Sonesta Dahabiya Nile Cruise for 07 nights including all taxes
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included on your cruise
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical places
  • English speaking guide during your tours
  • All service charges & taxes
  • Free loan of mobile phone to use charged with 3 min.local call / 5 min.inter.calls
Excluded:
  • Any extras and personal expenses
  • Tipping kitty


Additional fees will apply if you confirm your booking with less than three weeks to the embarkation day.

Itinerary:
8 Days - Luxor / Aswan Every Saturday

Day 1: Saturday

Embarkation in Luxor for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a Luxuriously appointed Dahabeya. After Lunch, Excursion to visit the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak, with its vast hypostyle hall of 137 columns, followed by the imposing 28th Dynasty Luxor Temple. Overnight moored on the Nile Banks of Luxor

Day 2: Sunday

You will visit the West Bank for visits to the burial places of Pharaohs the Valley of the Kings - where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Continue to the adjacent Valley of the Queens, the temple of Medinet Habu and the Colossi of Memnon

Sail on the way to Esna (noon time); Overnight near by Esna

Day 3: Monday

Today will be a leisurely day; After Breakfast. Commence sailing. Overnight moored beside a Nile Island

Day 4: Tuesday

This morning you will sail to Edfu, Visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu. Overnight moored beside a Nile Island

Day 5: Wednesday

Today you will sail on the way to Kom Ombo. Overnight moored beside a Nile Island

Day 6: Thursday

Visit kom Ombo to see the ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile god sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, god of the morning sun. A leisurely day sailing to Aswan and moored nearby Aswan bridge

Day 7: Friday

Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam (completed in 1971); the Old Dam (completed in 1902). You will also visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, a structure rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam's construction

Day 8: Saturday

Breakfast aboard the Dehabeya

Disembarkation
8 Days - Aswan / Luxor Every Saturday

Day 1: Saturday

Embarkation in Aswan for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a Luxuriously appointed Dahabeya. Overnight, the ship moors on the Nile Banks of Aswan

Day 2: Sunday

Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam (completed in 1971); the Old Dam (completed in 1902). You will also visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, a structure rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam's construction. Sail on the way to Kom Ombo (noon time). Overnight near by Kom Ombo

Day 3: Monday

Morning sail to Kom Ombo To visit the ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile god sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, god of the morning sun. Overnight moored beside a Nile Island

Day 4: Tuesday

This morning you will sail to Edfu To visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu. Overnight moored beside an Island

Day 5: Wednesday

Today will be a leisurely day; After Breakfast Commence sailing to Esna, and passing the lock, Then Dahabeya will moor beside a Nile Island

Day 6: Thursday

This morning you will sail to luxor and visit the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak, with its vast hypostyle hall of 137 columns, followed by the imposing 28th Dynasty Luxor Temple. Overnight moored in Luxor

Day 7: Friday

Excursion to the West Bank to visit the great burial places of the Pharaohs - the Valley of the Kings - where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Continue to the adjacent Valley of the Queens, Medinet Habu Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Overnight moored in Luxor

Day 8: Saturday

Breakfast aboard the Dehabeya. Followed by disembarkation

Cruise:
  • All cabins have large, panoramic windows
  • Facilities include 5 cabins and 2 suites
  • Open air oriental-style Jacuzzi
  • A private direct-dial telephones
  • Individual climate control, hairdryers
  • Mini-bar,
  • Safe deposit boxes
  • Non-smoking
  • Plasma televisions and movie channels.
  • Bathrooms equipped with full size tubs
  • Laundry service & housekeeping
  • Accompanying motorboat to pull it in case wind is calm.
  • Sun Deck
Prices :
Charitable Giving

We make a donation to the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation for each booking reserved.

Prices

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid until September 30th, 2021, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children Policy
  • Less than 4 years free of Charge maximum 1 child.
  • 4-11 years gets 50% discount.
  • This policy is applied to maximum one child sharing parent's cabin.
Booking Policy

We are offering a low down payment of just 10% to secure your spaces on the tour including hotel room, cruise cabin, domestic flight ticket, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid up to two days prior to your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour manager, therefore, making your booking a risk-free investment.

Tipping

It is a customary attitude for expressing one's 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.

Cancellation Policy
  • In case you cancel your trip, the following scale of charges will be applied:

From the date of booking until 61 days before your arrival date, 10% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 60 and 31 days before your arrival date, 20% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 30 and 15 days before your arrival date, 50% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 14 and 1 days before your arrival date, 100% of the entire tour price will be charged.
 
Additionally, there are cancellation fees on all domestic flights within Egypt. If you cancel a tour at any time, you will be subject to any fees according to the airline’s cancellation policy.

 

  • Emergency Cancellation Policy

Memphis Tours offers a very flexible cancelation policy in case the government or the airline issues a travel warning from/to your departure country and destination. We, at Memphis Tours, prioritize your well-being and safety above all else and for that reason, we have adapted our cancellation policy to reflect our values. Familiarize yourself with our full payment policy, cancellation and refund conditions.

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