MS Sonesta St George
The MS Sonesta St George Nile Cruise was built in 2005 and heavily inspired by French style of beauty and sophistication. It is another luxury Nile cruise ship taking you to the best sightseeing of Egypt. You will surely not be disappointed with the services and accommodations since these are truly world-class.
Have a delightful taste of the Egyptian cuisine in the restaurant or in your own cabin while seeing the wonders of Egypt. Guided tours are given so that you can plan your time and you will have an unforgettable moment while appreciating the beauty of ancient Egypt.
Sail the Nile River and make this one a lifetime experience to keep only by Sonesta St. George Nile Cruiser.
Itinerary: Aswan-Luxor, 4 Days
Day 1: Arrival and Tour in Aswan
Our representative will welcome you at Aswan Airport or train station. You will be accompanied to board the ship. Using an air-conditioned car, you will be transferred to the harbor of Aswan. After a sumptuous lunch visit the Aswan High Dam that was completed after 10 years. This dam greatly provides irrigation to farmlands. Visit the Granite Quarries and then the majestic Temple of Philae. This temple is on a small island along the Nile. Admire its splendid architecture. Back on board to experience your first night of cruise along the waters of Nile.
Day 2: Kom Ombo and Edfu Sights
Spend the day visiting two famous temples along the Nile River. As the ship sails to Kom Ombo have your breakfast and be ready to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo. This temple was dedicated to Sobek and Haeroris. Everything in this temple is duplicated. Then back on board for lunch as the ship sails to Edfu. The Temple of Horus is the second largest temple in Egypt. Continue to head for Luxor, enjoy dinner and spend the night away.
Day 3: Luxor East Bank Sights
Tour the East Bank of Nile by visiting Karnak Temples and the Luxor Temple. These temples along the east part of Nile are great examples of Egyptian’s grand lifestyle. It depicts amazing architecture. Back onboard for an afternoon tea and spend the day relaxing on board for another great day tour.
Day 4: Luxor Sights and Disembarkation
Be ready to disembark the ship after your breakfast for another day tour. Tour the West Bank of Nile. Visit the Valley of the Kings, a burial complex for kings. Then see the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut tagged as one of the incomparable ancient monuments. Enjoy the giant statues of Colossi of Memnon. Have a short leisure time in Luxor before our guide assists you to Luxor Airport or train station for your departure.
Itinerary: Luxor-Aswan, 5 Days
Day 1: Arrival and Tour in Luxor
Ramasside tours guide will welcome you at Luxor Airport or train station. With an air-conditioned car, you will be transferred to board the ship. After lunch, you will visit the East Bank of Nile. See the Karnak Temples which is the largest religious site in the history then visit the Luxor Temple known as the silent sanctuary. Back onboard and taste authentic Egyptian meals and feel the warm reception of the ship.
Day 2: Luxor West Bank Sightseeing
Tour the West Bank of Nile after your breakfast. The Valley of the Kings is where royal tombs of kings and pharaohs were laid to rest. Then see the mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut located just beneath the cliff of Dier El Bahari. See the giant statues of the Colossi of Memnon as stand guard of entrance pylon. Back on board for delicious meals and sail on the cruiser.
Day 3: Edfu and Kom Ombo Tours
Visit temple in Edfu and Kom Ombo, take your breakfast and visit the Temple of Horus dedicated to the falcon god and was a major Ptolemaic temple. Back onboard to continue to head for Kom Ombo. Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo and find out how unique it is. Everything in this temple is doubled since it was dedicated to two gods Sobek and Haeroris. Back on board for meals and spend the night over the ship.
Day 4: Aswan Sightseeing
Take your morning meal and visit the Aswan High Dam. Admire its great engineering. Move to see the Unfinished Obeliski that could have been the largest in history if erected. Then see the Temple of Philae and be amazed with its beauty. Relax while going around the Botanical Garden by Felucca. Back onboard for great meals and enjoy the ship.
Day 5: Disembarkation
Prepare to disembark after breakfast. You will have free time in Aswan on your own and then our guide will transfer you to the Aswan Airport or train station for departure.
• Assistance upon arrival & departure
• Assistance from our personnel while on tour
• Transportation via modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
• Full board basis accommodation on board 5 star luxury cruise ship
• All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
• Admission fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
• English speaking Egyptologist guide while on tour
• All service charges and taxes
• Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary