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SS Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise Luxor

from $1895
Schedule:
Wednesday

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 private a/c deluxe van class
  • Flight ticket Cairo to Aswan and Luxor back to Cairo with Egypt Air
  • Egyptologist private guide in Cairo / Aswan / Luxor
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo 5* deluxe hotel with breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 night Aswan 5* deluxe hotel with breakfast 
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on board 5* cruise Aswan-Luxor on FB 
  • 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
  • Lunch meals (open buffet) during tours in Giza / Cairo 
  • Entrance fees to the sights in Cairo /Aswan / Luxor
  • 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:
9 Days - Cairo / Cairo Every Wednesday

Day 01: (Wednesday) 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: (Thursday) 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 Saqqara area to visit Saqqara 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: (Friday) 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 Aswan, where you will be met and assisted and transfer to your hotel and overnight stay in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 04: (Saturday) Abu Simbel / SS Sudan Holiday

Early morning optional excursion to Abu Simbel to disover the temples and then transferred back to Aswan with direct transfer to your cruise ship in order to board the ship before lunch. Time to settle into your cabins. Gourmet lunch on the ship. First afternoon visit is to the temple of Philae. Free time in the souks of Aswan. Evening option, the "Sound and Light" show at Philae (with a French reading of the author André Castelot). First evening and dinner spent a board the ship at the port of Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: (Sunday) SS Sudan Holiday

Early set off for Kom Ombo, about 48km North of Aswan. Discover its temple, which resides on the summit of a sort of acropolis, a very unique structure to be found in Egypt. It is in fact a double temple, which was dedicated to two divinities: Sobek, the crocodile God, and the God Horus in his normal form. We continue towards Edfu, about 145km to the north of Kom Ombo. Gourmet lunch on ship. Afternoon visits to the temple, constructed under the Ancient Empire and reconstructed during the Ptolemaic and Roman period; it is dedicated to the falcon God Horus. We set off in the beginning of the evening for Esna, roughly 46km north of Edfu. Second night and dinner on board while docked at Esna.
Meals: Breakfast,  Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: (Monday) SS Sudan Holiday

After passing through the lock, we navigate towards Luxor, about 60km north of Esna. Containing infinite treasures, the large city of the Upper Egypt remains the symbol of economic strength and Egyptian wealth. Gourmet lunch on ship. The end of the afternoon is dedicated to the discovery of the river banks of Luxor: first the temple of Karnak, built to exhibit the glory of the God Amon Räy, then a visit to the temple of Luxor, in which construction began under Amenophis III and continued under Ramsey II. In this "Southern Harem" that sheltered the Goddess Ipet-Amonet, the Egyptians celebrate the festival of Opet. Today this temple is found in the heart of the city. At last dinner and your last night on board the ship at Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 07: (Tuesday) SS Sudan Holiday / Luxor

Early departure for a long morning adventure and discovery of the Necropolis of Theban : visit some of the tombs in the Valley of Kings and the Valley of Queens. Discover the funeral temple of Ramsey III, the best conserved temple in the Necropolis. Transfer after the visit to your hotel in Luxor for free time at lesiure and overnight stay in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 08: (Wednesday) Luxor / Cairo

Optional hot air balloon flight trip in Luxor over the Valley of The Kings at the West bank of the River Nile followed by enjoyable breakfast the hotel in Luxor with free time at lesiure and some optional sightseeing tours available in Luxor and out of Luxor to Denderaha and Abydos temples. Later you will be transferred to Luxor airport to fly back to Cairo, where you will be met and assisted and transferred to your hotel for free time at lesiure in Cairo and overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 09: (Thursday) Cairo / Home

Breakfast at your hotel in Aswan and then transfer to airport to fly to Cairo, where you will be met and assisted and transfer to the other terminal to fly 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
  • Movenpick Aswan Resort
  • SS Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise
  • Sonesta St. George Hotel Luxor
  • Fairmont Heliopolis Hotel Cairo
May - September
$ 1895 Double Enquire Now
$ 2795 Single Enquire Now
October - April
$ 2495 Double Enquire Now
$ 3695 Single Enquire Now
  • Prices
    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2018, 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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