The Nile In Style

5 days/4 nights
Departs ex Luxor

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Cruise in style aboard Sanctuary Retreats fleet of beautiful cruise boats, which bring legendary service and a boutique experience to the Nile River.

Cruise in style aboard Sanctuary Retreats fleet of beautiful cruise boats, which bring legendary service and a boutique experience to the Nile River. Explore the cultural treasures of ancient Egypt, marvel at the temples of Luxor and Karnak, search the age-old crypts of renowned pharaohs and learn about one of the greatest civilisations to ever exist from expert guides. The below itinerary is based on the Sun Boat IV, however the Sun Boat III and Nile Adventurer also offer a unique cruising experience in absolute comfort. These stunning vessels all feature beautiful lounges, bars and a sundeck with a pool.

  • Explore the ancient temples of Luxor and Karnak
  • Visit the famous Valley of the Kings and the Colossi of Memmon
  • Enjoy a cruise down the famous Nile River
  • Witness the Greco-Roman Temple of Khnum and the temple at Kom Ombo
  • Accommodation in Nile Deck Cabin
  • Meals
  • Shared guided sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees and port charges

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Sample Itinerary

The Nile In Style

5 days/4 nights

Day 1

Luxor

Board your cruise today in Luxor. Enjoy a welcome lunch onboard before an afternoon tour of the East Bank, visiting the magnificent temples of Karnak and Luxor. On your return, you will be greeted by the boat manager for drinks and canapés before dinner. LD

Day 2

Esna

Today see the West Bank of Luxor, exploring the ancient tombs in the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Marvel at the famed Colossi of Memmon. Sail to Esna. BLD

Day 3

Edfu

This morning enjoy a visit to the Greco-Roman Temple of Khnum. The Hypostyle Hall was built during the reign of the Roman Emperor Claudius. Return for lunch and continue on to Edfu this afternoon. BLD

Day 4

Aswan

Explore the unique ‘double’ temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile God Sobek, and Horus the Elder. This afternoon visit the majestic Philae Temple on the island of Agilika and stop by the granite quarry which holds the huge Unfinished Obelisk. BLD

Day 5

Tour Ends

Disembark in Aswan where your tour ends. B Note: Tours also operate in reverse. 3, 7 and 8 night cruises are also available on request.


B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Ancient wall paintings at Thebes Necropolis in Luxor, Egypt

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