The newest boat of the Sonesta Nile line is the SonestaSt. George I Nile Cruise, with 47 luxe cabins and 10 suites. Noted as one of the most elegant vessels on the Nile, theSt. George offers a full- service gym and fitness center, eatery, bars, nocturnal entertainment and guided excursions.
All lodgment feature
LED 43 elevation Television, equipped with the rearmost technology and featuring a live sailing channel. Double- glass panoramic french windows that open to bring in fresh. breaths from the Nile. Internet access. Direct- dial telephone. Individual climate control. Electronic door cinches. Mini-bar. Coffer. Hair teetotaler. Bathrooms equipped with gym unit; including brume bath, Jacuzzi and water massage.
Dining & Entertainment
Main Dining Room
Located on the lower sundeck, our Main Dining Room, designed with complication and style, serves breakfast and lunch buffets as well as à la carte feasts. Dress law for regale is smart casual.
Sun Deck Bar
Girdled by stirring views of the Nile, the Sun Deck serves refreshing amalgamations and potables.
Unique classical motifs embellish the walls and ceiling of the Lounge, which features a cotillion bottom and stages nocturnal entertainment. A full- service bar serves a wide range of amalgamations and potables.
Adorned with elegant décor, the Panoramic Lounge, located on Sundeck 4, offers panoramic views of the Nile and is available for special functions and meetings.
Elegant and sophisticated, the Piano Bar is lit by a dramatic, handwrought chandelier and serves a variety of amalgamations and potables.
Day 1: Embark in Luxor – Luxor East Bank
Check in to your 5-star deluxe Nile cruise boat, where you will be welcomed by the reception staff. On arrival, you will have the opportunity to visit the Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple. Lunch will be served on board in the restaurant. Tonight, a delicious dinner is served on board followed by Belly dancer and Folkloric Show.
Day 2: Luxor West Bank – Sail to Esna
After a delicious breakfast on board, our tour of the West Bank will begin with a visit to Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. On the way back to the river Nile, we will pass by the famed Colossi of Memnon. Following the morning sail to Esna, enjoy lunch on board the boat. Afternoon tea will be served on board during the cruise to Esna. In the evening, a gourmet dinner will be served on board.
Day 3: Edfu & Cruising to Kom Ombo
Sail to Edfu. Enjoy breakfast on board, followed by a visit to the Temple of Edfu. Lunch will be served on board while cruising to Kom Ombo. After lunch, visit the temple of Kom Ombo – dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek. The temple stands at a bend in the Nile where, in ancient times, sacred crocodiles basked in the sun on the riverbank. Return to your Nile Cruise boat where afternoon tea will be served in the lounge. Tonight’s entertainment will be an “Egyptian Night” costume party for all guests, with a chance to dress up in traditional Egyptian “galabeyyas”. Dinner will be buffet of Egyptian specialties.
Day 4: Philae temple & Felucca Sailing
Sail to Aswan. A breakfast buffet will be served on board, after which you will have the morning at your leisure. Enjoy lunch on board, followed by a short motorboat ride to visit the majestic Philae Temple on the Island of Agilika. Next, we proceed to the Granite Quarries, which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and temples, and still hold a huge unfinished obelisk. You will also have a chance take a ride on a felucca (a typical Egyptian sail boat) around Elephantine Island, Lord Kitchener’s Botanical Gardens, and the Agha Khan Mausoleum (weather permitting, life jackets will be provided). Tonight’s farewell dinner will be a gala dinner. Enjoy a Folkloric show and a Dervish show after dinner.
Day 5: Disembark in Aswan
Buffet breakfast on board and check out at 8:00 AM.
4 Day Aswan to Luxor
Day 1: Embark in Aswan – Philae Temple
Board your 5-star deluxe Nile cruise boat, where you will be welcomed by the reception staff . On arrival, you will have the opportunity to visit the romantic and majestic Philae Temple on the Island of Agilika. This will be followed by a visit to the Granite Quarries, which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and temples, and still hold a huge unfinished obelisk. Lunch will be served on board. This afternoon you will have the chance to take a ride on a felucca (a typical Egyptian sail boat) around Elephantine Island, Lord Kitchener’s Botanical Gardens, and the Agha Khan Mausoleum (weather permitting, life jackets will be provided). Tonight, A gourmet dinner will be served on board. Enjoy a Folkloric Show and Dervish Show after dinner.
Day 2: Cruising the Nile – Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples.
Breakfast on board. Cruise to Kom Ombo and visit the magnificent Temple of Kom Ombo – dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek. Enjoy lunch, while you cruise to Edfu, upon arrival explore the extraordinary Temple of Horus. Once you return to the boat, continue to enjoy your cruise onward to Esna, Afternoon tea will be served while you cruise the Nile. Tonight will be an “Egyptian Night” costume party for all guests, with a chance to dress up in traditional Egyptian “galabeyya”. Dinner will be a lavish buffet of Egyptian specialties, followed by oriental music and dancing for everyone.
Day 3: Luxor West Bank Tour
Early morning, sail to Luxor. A breakfast buffet will be served on board. This morning, visit the west bank of Luxor. Begin with a visit to Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, we will pass by the famed Colossi of Memnon. Lunch will be served on board in the restaurant. Tonight, a delicious dinner is served on board followed by Belly dancer and Folkloric Show.
Day 4: Disembark in Luxor – Luxor East Bank
Breakfast will be served on board, check out at 8:00. your tour guide will guide you round the strikingly graceful Temple of Karnak, dedicated to the god Amun – and then onwards to the Temple of Luxor.
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Perfect Tours Aswan, Luxor, Hurghada - Daniel and his tour agency are world class. They were on-time, professional, and made sure that we saw everything we planned for. We did a number of tours with this... read more
So good, I booked it a second time - In 2019 I had the same tour with my brother. In 2023 I came back to Luxor and had to do it again with a friend of mine. The... read more
We had an amazing time im Cairo with Sam, and in Luxor with Daniel!
Both are incredible guides with lots of interesting informations!
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Overall, we had an amazing trip! We had two guides: Daniel for Luxor and Abraham for other cities. Daniel was very patient and helped organize our two-day stay in Luxor... read more
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Keeping in mind that Egypt is a conservative society, dress moderately as you wich, but of course, light cotton clothes are preferred during the summer, and a cover for your head like a hat or scarf to protect you from the sun, a jacket for the winter nights will come in handy, and something comfortable for your feet like sneakers or a flip flop.
The best and the most suitable time to have a perfect Nile cruise holiday
, you’ll find that the period from the end of October till the middle of April is the best season ever to plan your Nile cruise holiday in.
You can choose any time between the mentioned period to have your holiday
but kindly notice that Easter and Christmas seasons in Egypt are considered the peaked seasons with the highest prices In all the year, so kindly put this in mind while planning your marvelous Nile Cruise vacation in the land of Pharaohs, still, you’ll get the most inimitable affordable tour prices from our side to enjoy the beast dream holiday.
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