Nile Cruise Sailing With Sonesta Dahabiya Amirat

Do you want to see important parts of ancient Egypt? Our Sonesta Dahabiya Amirat is perfect to relax with one nice sailing trip in combination with seeing remarkable ancient temples. With our Tour, you will get to visit Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, and Luxor. Whilst on the luxury Nile cruise on Dahabiya you will have the opportunity to visit various sites and monuments.

Cruise Itinerary A

Luxor to Aswan

Itinerary – 7 nights / Dahabiya Sonesta Amirat

Day 1: Saturday Dahabiya Sonesta / Luxor

Embarkation in Luxor: for a relaxing week with sailing on the Nile and a luxuriously appointed Dahabiya. 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 28 the Dynasty Luxor Temple. Overnight moored on the Nile banks of Luxor.

Day 2: Sunday Dahabiya Sonesta / Luxor

At morning we start to visit the West Bank with the first site, the Valley of the Kings, well-known from Howard Carter who discovered in 1922 the tomb of Tutankhamen before we continue with the Valley of the Queens, the famous temple of Habu and at least the two Memnon Colossi.

– Sail on the way to ESNA (noon time) Overnight near ESNA.

Day 3: Monday Dahabiya Sonesta Cruise

Today will be a leisurely day. After breakfast, commence sailing Overnight moored beside a Nile island.

Day 4: Tuesday Dahabiya Sonesta / Edfu

This morning you will sail to Edfu to visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu. Overnight moored beside a Nile island.

Day 5: Wednesday Dahabiya Sonesta

Today we start sailing to Kom Ombo Overnight moored beside a Nile island.

 Day 6: Thursday Dahabiya Sonesta / Kom Ombo

Visit KOM OMBO to see the Ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, the god of the morning sun. Enjoy and relax during sailing to Aswan and moored nearby Aswan Bridge.

Day 7: Friday Dahabiya Sonesta Nile cruise/ Aswan

Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam; the Old Dam followed by the Philae Temple, named by the goddess Isis, a structure which was saved before the flooding of the new dam from the rising waters of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam’s construction.

Day 8: Saturday Dahabiya Sonesta / Disembarkation

Breakfast aboard the Dahabiya followed by disembarkation of luxury Nile Cruise

Itinerary B:

Aswan to Luxor

Itinerary: 7 Nights – Dahabiya Sonesta

Day 1: Saturday – Dahabiya Sonesta Cruise / Aswan

Embarkation in Aswan: for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a luxuriously appointed Dahabiya. Overnight, the ship moors on the Nile banks of Aswan

Day 2: Sunday Dahabiya Sonesta / Kom Ombo

Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam; the Old Dam, followed by the Philae Temple, named by the goddess Isis, a structure which was saved before the flooding of the new dam from the rising waters of Lake Nasser.

We continue sailing to KOM OMBO (noon time) Overnight stay will be onboard nearby KOM OMBO.

Day 3: Monday Dahabiya Sonesta / Edfu

We start to sail to Kom Ombo to see the Ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon-headed god Horus. We stop for overnight stay beside one Nile Island

Day 4: Tuesday Dahabiya Sonesta Nile cruise

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

Day 5: Wednesday Dahabiya Sonesta / Esna Today will be a leisurely day.

After breakfast, commence sailing to Esna, and passing the lock, then Dahabiya will moor beside a Nile island.

Day 6: Thursday Dahabiya Sonesta / Luxor

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. Overnight moored in Luxor.

Day 7: Friday Dahabiya Sonesta / Luxor

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. We continue our 5* Nile cruise with the well-known Valley of the Queens, Medinet Habu Temple and the two Colossi of Memnon.

Day 8: Saturday Dahabiya Sonesta / Disembarkation Breakfast aboard the Dahabiya followed by disembarkation

Cruise Includes

  • Meet and assist upon arrival and departure at all airports
  • All airport transfers by private modern A/C vehicles
  • Accommodation for 7 nights on board 5* prestige Nile cruise on full board basis
  • All sightseeing tours as per the tour itinerary
  • Shore excursions as mentioned in the Nile cruise itinerary
  • Aswan sightseeing tours to High Dam, Philae temple and unfinished obelisk
  • Tours to visit Kom Ombo temple, Edfu temple and Esna temple on route
  • trips to visit East Bank of the Nile to Karnak and Luxor temples in Luxor
  • Tours to visit West Bank of the Nile to Hatshepsut temple, the valley of the Kings and queens
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Admission fees to the sights as per the tour itinerary
  • All Nile cruise applicable taxes
  • Free Egyptian Sim Card for your mobile to use to help you keep in touch during your vacation

Cruise Excludes

  • Optional Tours
  • Personal Expenses

Length: 8 days

Type: DahabiyaCruise

Schedule: Every Saturday

Tour Covers: Aswan – Kom Ombo – Edfu-Luxor

General Information

Highlights of a Nile Cruise include the Karnak Temple, one of the largest temples in the world, the extraordinary Luxor Temple, Thebes and the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Queens, the well preserved Edfu Temple, Esna Temple and Kom Ombu Temple, the twin temples of Abu Simbel and the romantic island Temple of Isis at Philae. Deluxe Feluccas and Dahabiya on the Nile Yachts on the Nile – Cruise the same way the Pharaohs did – Private Egyptologist. Private Air-Conditioned Vehicle-Private Chauffeur

Tour Guides:

All our tour guides in Cairo are knowledgeable Egyptologist with at least 5 years experience. Also, they have academic qualifications to make your tour such a success.

Payment plan:

25% down payment required to secure the booking and can be done online by Credit card, Visa and Master or bank  transfer

75% balance will be required on arrival in Egypt and can be paid by credit cards or cash

Booking & Confirmation:

Booking of your trip will be complete and confirmed by your tour designer as soon as we receive the 25% down payment, the booking confirmation will be sent to you as soon as the deposit is paid.

Optional Extras

– Sound and Light show at Karnak Temple

– Hot air balloon ride in Luxor

Cruise Features

  • Amirat Dahabiya Cruise Vessel Facilities:
  • 6 deluxe cabins and 2 elegant suites with private terrace
  • Open air oriental-style Jacuzzi
  • Spacious sundeck and stylish common lounge
  • All cabins and suites feature private
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Individual climate control
  • Hair dryer
  • Minibar,
  • Safety deposit box,
  • Plasma TV and Movie Channels
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