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Overview

Live the joy with MS Sonesta Sun Goddess Nile Cruise and the wonderful atmosphere of the Nile River between Luxor and Aswan most comfortably on this impressive 5-star luxury Nile Cruise.

Reward yourself and enjoy this luxury Nile River Cruise together with Sempre Travel Egypt on the MS Sonesta Sun Goddess.

Live the joy with MS Sonesta Sun Goddess Nile Cruise

Spending time on the MS Sonesta Sun Goddess Nile cruise with its 30 elegant suites with a private terrace, 1 royal suite, 1 executive suite, 2 family suites, and 26 presidential suites guarantees you a unique journey on a Nile Cruise Ship with a touch of elegance and sophistication.

Booking this cruise on Sempre Travel Egypt will become the most wonderful thing you do for yourself.

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Highlights

  • Luxor East Bank: Karnak Temple – Luxor Temple
  • Luxor West Bank: Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple
  • Edfu and Kom Ombo
  • Aswan: Aswan Dam, Philae Temple
  • 4 day tour and 5 day tour: Unfinished Obelisk
  • 8 day tour: Botanical Gardens

Itinerary

Ship Description Sonesta Sun Goddess

The Sonesta Sun Goddess Nile Cruise Ship with its 30 luxury suites is one of the elegant ships belonging to the Sonesta Nile fleet. In 2020 the ship was completely renovated and now offers a choice between connected Suites, Presidential Suites, an Executive Suite and a Royal Suite. Enjoy your Nile Cruise on a ship with elegant all-suite equipment, each of which has its own terrace with a seating area. Evening entertainment programs and professionally guided excursions make the Nile Cruise on the MS Sonesta Sun Goddess a very special experience.

The Sonesta Sun Goddess received the A1 River Service classification, a Certificate of Excellence from the A.B.S American Bureau of Shipping.

 

28 Connecting and Presidential Suites (40 sqm)

All suites have panoramic windows, that can be opened, with a private terrace for a perfect view of the Nile River landscape. The extremely comfortable furnishings guarantee a relaxing stay.

Executive suite (60 sqm)

This suite, equipped with the highest level of comfort, promises a relaxing stay on the Sonesta Sun Goddess with its 60 square meters. The panoramic windows can be opened and the large private terrace with seating area, a stylishly furnished living room, a bedroom with a king-size bed, a spacious, exclusively equipped bathroom with a bathtub make the Nile Cruise in the 60 sqm suite a relaxing experience.

Royal Suite with terrace (60 sqm)

The Royal Suite with terrace is a highlight in terms of furnishings and equipped with the highest level of comfort. In addition to the features of the Executive Suite, it has a terrace with a private whirlpool. This is the icing on the cake!

All suites are non-smoking areas. Smoking is only allowed in open areas of the ship.

 

Features



  • Large opening panorama window

  • LED TV & satellite programs

  • Music system

  • Internet access

  • Direct-dial telephone

  • Individual air conditioning control

  • Tray for making coffee and tea

  • Minibar

  • Secure

  • Bathroom with bathtub

  • Hairdryer

  • 220V electricity


 

Food & Entertainment


Main restaurant

Enjoy your freshly prepared dishes in an elegant dining room, where oriental, international and vegetarian dishes are served.

Pool Bar - Snack Bar

On the large sundeck, the pool and snack bar offers you refreshing drinks and small snacks, which you can enjoy with a wonderful view of the passing banks of the Nile River.

Sundeck grill area

If you are a sun worshiper, the grill area on the sundeck offers you delicious grill specialities while you are in the "outdoor solarium".

Lounge & Discotheque

Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks are served in the lounge and disco. A dance floor is used for a varied entertainment program.

Meeting and banquet facilities

 

Ship Equipment & Services



  • Elevator

  • Sundeck with a jogging course

  • Pool area with whirlpool

  • Pool bar

  • Spa center

  • Beauty center

  • Massage center with experienced therapists

  • Fitness center

  • Evening entertainment

  • Room service

  • Laundry

  • 24-hour reception

  • Doctor on call 24/7

Cruise A: Luxor Aswan 5 Days – 4 Nights

Day 1: Arrival – Luxor sights East Bank


For embarkation on the luxury MS Sonesta Sun Goddess our Sempre Travel Egypt employee will pick you up from Luxor Airport, the train station or your accommodation in Luxor, depending on your arrival.

After a freshly prepared lunch menu on board the Nile Cruise, we start our tour to two of the most famous Luxor sights on the East Bank, the world-famous

Karnak Temple

We leave the boat for a visit to the impressive Karnak Temple Complex, a world-famous open-air museum consisting of several temples and well-known as the largest temple complex in the world.

While walking through the hypostyle hall with all the pillars, our Egyptologist will tell you some fascinating information about the history of Karnak Temple. After admiring monumental statues as well as the huge obelisk we will visit the "Holy Lake" in the outside area of Karnak Temple before we continue to

Luxor Temple

that unites 3 religions in one temple complex. Already from the beautiful promenade of Luxor, you can spot Luxor Temple, built at the time of worshipping the gods, with its church ruins and a mosque inside the temple complex.

After that, we make our way back on board for dinner and a relaxed overnight stay.

 

Day 2: Luxor sights West Bank


After a relaxed breakfast, our Egyptologist will take you early in the morning to Luxor West Bank. On our way to the famous Valley of the Kings, we make a photo stop at the impressive

Colossi of Memnon

These two huge statues formerly served as guards of the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III.

From there, we follow the path high up into the deep rock-cut, the

Valley of the Kings

In the shelter of these rocks, pharaohs had built their tombs to make sure they are protected from grave robber. Unfortunately, this was a mistake, and several graves were robbed, even before archaeologists discovered them.

We reach the Valley of the Kings, and with a small train, we continue our way up to the actual entrance, where you get an entry ticket incl. the visit of 3 tombs. Our Egyptologist will help you choose the most interesting tombs.

From the Valley of the Kings, our excursion takes us to the

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut, the only female ruler over Egypt for more than 22 years, had this architectural masterpiece built at a particularly strategic location in the rocky mountains with a view over the banks of the Nile River. To this day, the terraced Hatshepsut Temple can keep up with most modern construction methods.

At the End of our West Bank day tour, we drive back to the Nile Cruise. Here, on the way to Edfu, lunch and afternoon tea will be served. When we arrive in Edfu, we are anchored on board for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 3: Edfu Horus Temple - doppel temple Kom Ombo


Today we start, right after your breakfast on board, with a visit to the Temple of Horus. The Edfu Temple (also known as Horus Temple) is one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt and is located on the East Bank of the Nile River. Thanks to the skills of the builders, the Edfu Temple appears in different colors in the sunlight. The temple complex, dedicated to the Egyptian falcon god Horus, has a history shaped by many religious battles and was well-known all over the country as a special place of worship during the time of the pharaohs.

We continue our way to

Kom Ombo, where we leave the boat to visit the famous doppel temple Kom Ombo, located a little more than an hours drive from Edfu. Here, the somewhat unusual doppel temple Kom Ombo, consisting of two parts, is waiting for us. One side is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the other side to Haroeris Egyptian God.

Back on board, we set off for the onward journey to Aswan. While enjoying your afternoon tea or coffee on deck until dinner, you should take in the beautiful view of the banks of the Nile River. After dinner, a relaxing overnight stay on board in Aswan awaits you.

 

Day 4: Aswan sights - Aswan dam - Philae temple - Unfinished Obelisk


Before today's tour to Aswan starts, you should strengthen yourself with the extensive breakfast on board. From here we disembark for the trip to the famous

Aswan Dam

The impressive dam regulates the electricity supply in Egypt and the water level of the Nile River. But the modern Aswan High Dam is not the first dam built in Egypt. We continue our Aswan sightseeing tour with a visit to the "old Aswan Dam" and the

Philae Temple

located on an island. Philae temple was saved from its original location on Philae Island when Lake Nasser was flooded and rebuilt on today's Agilkia Island. Since 1979 the Philae Temple has been one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Enjoy the journey to the island with one of the boats waiting for us at the jetty, and don't hesitate to ask our guide for some more details about the interesting history of Philae Temple.

Aswan Quarry and Unfinished Obelisk

We make our way to the old Aswan Quarry, where rose granite once was mined, and the Unfinished Obelisk is located. If completed, it would have become the tallest Obelisk in the history of Egypt. With impressive memories of Egypt, we leave Aswan Quarry and return to the ship.

 

Day 5: Aswan Disembarkation


Today our Luxury Nile Cruise with the luxury MS Sonesta Sun Goddess, one of our luxury cruise ships ends after your breakfast. We take you to Aswan Airport, the train station or your accommodation in Aswan.

Cruise B: Aswan Luxor 4 Days – 3 Nights

Day 1: Aswan Sights – Aswan Dam – Philae Temple – Unfinished Obelisk


For the check-in on the luxury Sonesta Sun Goddess our Sempre Travel Egypt employee will pick you up from Aswan Airport, one of the train stations in Aswan or your accommodation in the city, depending on your arrival time.

After a freshly prepared lunch on board the Nile Cruise Ships, we start our Aswan tour with a trip to the famous and impressive

Aswan Dam

This massive dam not just regulates the water level of the Nile River but also supports the electricity supply in Egypt. The Aswan High Dam is not the first dam built in Egypt. We continue our excursion to the Aswan sights and visit the "old Aswan dam" and the

Philae Temple

located on an island. The Philae Temple was saved from its original location on Philae Island when Lake Nasser was flooded and rebuilt on Agilkia Island. Since 1979 the Philae Temple has been one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Enjoy the journey to the Island with one of the boats waiting for us at the jetty, and do not hesitate to ask our tour guide for some more details of the interesting history of Philae Temple.

Aswan Quarry and Unfinished Obelisk

We make our way to an old Aswan Quarry where once rose granite was mined. Here the unfinished obelisk is waiting for us. If completed, it would have become the biggest obelisk in the history of Egypt. With these impressions of Aswan, we leave the Aswan Quarry behind us and return to the ship for dinner and a relaxing overnight stay on board.


Day 2: Doppel Temple Kom Ombo - Edfu Horus Temple


Enjoy your breakfast in the morning before we drive to Kom Ombo to visit the famous Kom Ombo Temple. We visit the somewhat unusual two-part doppel temple Kom Ombo. One part is dedicated to the Sobek crocodile god, and the other part is for Haroeris Egyptian god.

Back on board, we leave for the onward journey to Edfu. Take in the beautiful view of the banks of the Nile River and enjoy a coffee on deck during our hour-long journey to

Edfu Horus Temple

The Edfu temple (also known as Horus Temple) is one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt on the East Bank of the Nile River. Thanks to the skills of the builders the Edfu Temple appears in different colors in the sunlight. The temple, dedicated to the Egyptian falcon god Horus, has a history shaped by many religious battles and was known throughout the country as a special place of worship during the time of the pharaohs.

We stay at anchor in Edfu for your dinner and your overnight stay on board.

 

Day 3: Nile cruise - Luxor sights


Early in the morning we start our onward journey towards Luxor. After breakfast, relax on the sun deck and let the impressions of the awakening of the villages along the banks of the Nile River, Egypt's lifeline, sink in.

After arriving in Luxor and having a delicious lunch, we leave the Nile Cruise for our excursion to Luxor East Bank.

Karnak Temple

The impressive Karnak temple complex awaits us, a famous open-air museum consisting of several temples and known as the largest temple complex in the world.

While walking through the Hypostyle Hall with its pillars, our Egyptologist gives you some more interesting information about the history of Karnak Temple. After you had some time to admire the monumental statues as well as the massive Obelisk, we make our way to the "Holy Lake" in the outer area of Karnak Temple before we continue to

Luxor Temple

which unites 3 religions in one temple complex. Already from the beautiful promenade of Luxor, you can spot the Luxor Temple. It was the actual temple building at the time of worshipping gods. Inside the temple complex, you can find church ruins and a mosque.

Back on board, it's time to relax with your afternoon tea, your later dinner and your overnight stay in Luxor.

 

Day 4: Luxor sights - Disembarkation


After breakfast and disembarkation, we will make our way to the opposite bank of the Nile River, the Luxor West Bank. On our way to the famous Valley of the Kings, we make a photo stop at the

Colossi of Memnon

two massive statues that formerly belonged to the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III and served as its guards.

From there, we follow the path high up into the deep rock-cut

Valley of the Kings

Here the Pharaohs had their tombs built in the shelter of these rocks to protect them from grave robbers in the future. Unfortunately, this was a mistake. Several graves were robbed even before archaeologists discovered them.

We reach Valley of the Kings and with a small train continue our way up to the actual entrance, where you get an entry ticket to visit 3 tombs. Our Egyptologist will help you choose the most interesting tombs.

From the Valley of Kings, we drive in direction of the

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut, for more than 22 years the only female ruler of Egypt, had this architectural masterpiece built at a particularly strategic location in the rocky mountains with a view over the banks of the Nile River. To this day, the terraced Hatshepsut Temple can keep up with the most modern construction methods.

With the impression of the sensational sights of Egypt from our exclusive Nile Cruise with the MS Sonesta Sun Goddess, we take you to Luxor Airport, a train station in the area or your Hotel in Luxor.

Cruise C: Luxor Aswan 8 Days – 7 Nights

Day 1: Arriving in Luxor – Embarkation


For embarkation on the luxury MS Sonesta Sun Goddess, our Sempre Travel Egypt employee will pick you up from Luxor Airport, train station or your accommodation in Luxor, depending on your arrival.

Your first day of vacation onboard the exclusive Nile Cruise will allow you to relax with an excellent lunch, afternoon tea and dinner on board. Here you also get a little foretaste of the following days of our Nile Cruise. Use the time until a relaxed night sleep to discover the various decks and entertainment programs on board of the …

 

Day 2: Luxor sights - Valley of the Kings - Hatshepsut Temple - Colossi of Memnon


Today, after breakfast on board, our Egyptologist will take you to the first famous sight on Luxor West Bank, the

Valley of the Kings

Pharaohs had their tombs built in the shelter of these rocks. The intention was to protect them from grave robbers in the future. Unfortunately, this thinking was a mistake that several graves fell victim to. Some of the tombs were robbed even before archaeologists discovered them.

We reach the Valley of the Kings, and with a small train, we continue our way up to the actual entrance, where you get an entry ticket to visit 3 tombs. Our Egyptologist will help you choose the most interesting tombs.

From the Valley of the Kings we make our way in direction of the

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut, for more than 22 years the only female ruler of Egypt, had this architectural masterpiece built at a particularly strategic location in the rocky mountains with a view over the banks of the Nile River. To this day the terraced Hatshepsut Temple can keep up with the most modern construction methods.

We leave the beautiful temple complex and on the way back to Luxor East Bank we make a photo stop at the

Colossi of Memnon

The two massive statues served as guards and formerly belonged to the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III.

Back on the ship, it's time to cast off for the trip to Esna, where we are staying for the night. Enjoy the tour on the Nile River with afternoon tea on deck until dinner on board.

 

Day 3: Edfu Horus Temple


We start with the onward journey to Edfu, and after you had time to enjoy an extensive breakfast, we make our way to visit the Horus Temple. The Edfu Temple (also known as Horus Temple) is one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt and is located on the East Bank of the Nile River.

Thanks to the skills of the builders the impressive Edfu temple appears in different colors in the sunlight. The temple complex, dedicated to the Egyptian falcon god Horus has a history shaped by many religious battles and was known throughout the country as a special place of worship during the time of the pharaohs.

We continue our way to

Kom Ombo

Enjoy the view of the banks of the Nile River with the typical villages during the trip.

We spend the rest of the day on board, and you can not only let yourself be pampered by the excellent food but also by the sun on the deck.

We stay at anchor in Kom Ombo for the night.

 

Day 4: Aswan Dam - Philae Temple - Aswan Botanical Garden


Early in the morning we start upstream towards Aswan. After your breakfast, we disembark in Aswan to visit the

Aswan Dam

This massive dam regulates the electricity supply to Egypt and the water level of the Nile River. The Aswan High Dam is not the first dam in Egypt. We will continue our excursion to Aswan sights with a visit to the "Old Aswan Dam" and the

Philae Island

located on an island. The Philae Temple was saved from its original location on Philae Island when Lake Nasser was flooded and rebuilt on the now called Agilkia Island, since 1979 the Philae Temple has been one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Enjoy the ride to the island with one of the boats waiting for us at the jetty, and do not hesitate to ask your tour guide for some more details of the interesting history of Philae Temple.

At lunchtime we are back on board, to take a boat to a wonderful "place of nature".

Aswan Botanical Garden

With its various tropical and subtropical plants the Aswan Botanical Garden is one of the most important centres for botanical research. It's home to a variety of plantations as well as rare trees and is located on the well-known 650 meters long and around 115 meters wide Kitchener’s Island.

For your afternoon coffee, dinner and a relaxing overnight stay on the Nile Cruise in Aswan, we make our way back to the ship.

 

Day 5: Aswan holidays


Today you have time to relax on board, to explore Aswan on your own or you can join our Egyptologist on one of the optional excursions. How about a visit to the Nubian Village, located on the West Bank of the Nile River south of Aswan in the 1st Nile cataract. The Nubian Village is one of the most beautiful Aswan attractions.

Enjoy the entertainment onboard, the specially selected food and drinks and the great atmosphere on board.

We spend the night on board in Aswan.

 

Day 6: Doppel Temple Kom Ombo


We start our return journey to Luxor towards Kom Ombo. Enjoy your breakfast on board before we disembark to visit the Kom Ombo Temple.

The impressive and somewhat unusual doppel temple Kom Ombo consists of two parts. One is dedicated to Sobek crocodile god and the other side to the Egyptian god Haroeris.

Back on board, we leave for the onward journey to Edfu. After lunch on board, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the banks of the Nile River with a coffee, and relax during the approximately one-hour trip to Edfu.

We continue driving along the Nile River for dinner and overnight stay in Esna.

 

Day 7: Luxor East Bank - Karnak Temple - Luxor Temple


In the early morning, we start with the last part of our journey over the Nile River. When we arrive in Luxor after breakfast and some free time, it is time for lunch. After a delicious meal, we disembark to visit the largest temple complex in the world, the

Karnak Temple

While walking through the massive Hypostyle Hall, with its pillars, our Egyptologist will share with you some more interesting information about the history of Karnak Temple. After admiring the monumental statues and the big Obelisk we visit the "Holy Lake" in the outside area of Karnak Temple before we continue our excursion to

Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple unites 3 religions in one temple complex. Already from the beautiful promenade of Luxor, you can spot Luxor Temple. With its church ruins and a mosque inside the complex, the temple was one of the most important places in the time of worship of the gods.

Back on board, it's time to relax with your afternoon tea, your later dinner and your overnight stay in Luxor.

 

Day 8: Luxor disembarkation


Today our Nile Cruise on the exclusive luxury MS Sonesta Sun Goddess takes an end, and after breakfast, we accompany you to Luxor Airport, train station or one of the Hotels in Luxor.

Cruise D: Aswan Luxor 8 Days – 7 Nights

Day 1: Arrival Aswan – Embarkation


For embarkation on the luxury MS Sonesta Sun Goddess, our Sempre Travel Egypt employee will pick you up from Aswan airport, train station or your accommodation in Aswan, depending on your arrival.

On your first day of vacation, you have time to relax on board the MS Sonesta Sun Goddess enjoy an excellent lunch, afternoon tea and dinner on board. You will also get a foretaste of the following days of our Nile Cruise. Is the time until a relaxed sleep to discover the various decks and entertainment programs of the luxury Sonesta Sun Goddess.

 

Day 2: Aswan - Doppel Temple Kom Ombo


In the early morning, we start with the drive to the first attraction of our exclusive Nile Cruise with MS Sonesta Sun Goddess towards Kom Ombo. Enjoy your breakfast on board before we drop anchor around the famous Kom Ombo Temple. The somewhat unusual doppel temple Kom Ombo consists of two parts. One side is dedicated to Sobek crocodile god and the other part to the Egyptian god Haroeris.

Back on board, we leave for the onward journey to Edfu. After lunch you have time to enjoy the beautiful view of the banks of the Nile River with a coffee on deck during the approximately one-hour trip to Edfu.

We continue driving along the Nile River for dinner and an overnight stay in Esna.

 

Day 3: Luxor West Bank - Valley of the Kings - Hatshepsut Temple - Colossi of Memon


Early in the morning, we continue our way to Luxor where, after breakfast on board, our Egyptologist will take you to the first famous sight of Luxor West Bank, the

Valley of the Kings

The pharaohs had their tombs built in the shelter of these rocks with the intention of protecting them from grave robbers. Unfortunately, this plan did not work out, and several graves fell victim to grave robbers and were robbed even before archaeologists discovered them.

We reach the Valley of the Kings and with a small train, continue our way up to the actual entrance where you get your entry ticket to visit 3 tombs. Our Egyptologist will help you choose the most interesting tombs.

From the Valley of the Kings, we continue our way to

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut, the only female ruler of Egypt for more than 22 years, had this architectural masterpiece built at a particularly strategic location in the rocky mountains with a view over the banks of the Nile River. To this day, the terraced Hatshepsut Temple can keep up with the most modern construction methods.

We leave the impressive terraced temple complex behind us and on the way back to Luxor East Bank, we make a photo stop at the

Colossi of Memnon

The two massive statues served as guards and formerly belonged to the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III.

Back on the ship, you can enjoy lunch, afternoon tea and a delicious evening dinner. Take part in the entertainment programs on board before a relaxing night.

 

Day 4: Luxor East Bank - Karnak Temple - Luxor Temple


Your day starts right after breakfast on board with a visit to the world's largest temple complex, the impressive

Karnak Temple

While walking through the massive Hypostyle Hall with its pillars, our Egyptologist will share with you some more interesting information about the history of Karnak Temple. After some time admiring the monumental statues as well as the Obelisk, we will visit the "Holy Lake" in the outer area of Karnak Temple before we continue to

Luxor Temple

which unites 3 religions in one temple complex. Already from the beautiful promenade of Luxor, you can spot Luxor Temple. One of the most important temple complexes in the time of worshipping the gods. Inside the temple complex are church ruins and a Mosque.

Back on board, it is time to relax on deck while enjoying the afternoon tea. After dinner, you can enjoy your overnight stay in Luxor.

 

Day 5: Relaxation on the Nile Cruise towards Esna


You spend your vacation on a first-class ship, and today it's time to relax a bit. While the ship makes its way upriver towards Esna. After breakfast you should grab the chance to enjoy the landscape of the Nile River from the sun deck, the villages that come to life early in the morning, farmers tilling their fields, children who go to school dressed in their school uniforms and women doing their shopping or carrying crops on their head back home (maybe you should give this a try back home).

After arriving in Esna, we anchor there for the night, and in addition to enjoying the exclusive cuisine on board, we offer you an extensive entertainment program.

 

Day 6: Edfu Horus Temple


After breakfast on board, we start our onward journey to Edfu and make our way to visit the Temple of Horus. The famous Edfu Temple (also known as Horus Temple) is one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt and is located on the East Bank of the Nile River.

Thanks to the impressive skills of the builders, the Edfu Temple appears in different colors in the sunlight. The temple complex, dedicated to the Egyptian falcon god Horus has a history shaped by many religious battles and was known throughout the country as a special place of worship during the time of the pharaohs.

We continue our way to

Kom Ombo

Enjoy the wonderful view of the banks of the Nile River with its typical villages during the excursion.

We spend the rest of the day on board, where you can indulge the excellent food and the sun on the deck. For the night we stay in Kom Ombo before continuing our way to Aswan in the morning.

 

Day 7: Aswan sights - Aswan Dam - Philae Temple - Unfinished Obelisk


Strengthen yourself with the extensive breakfast on board for today's tour in Aswan. We disembark for the trip to the famous

Aswan Dam

The massive dam regulates the electricity supply to Egypt and is used to control the water level of the Nile River. The Aswan High Dam is not the first dam in Egypt. We continue our excursion to the Aswan sights with a visit to the "Old Aswan Dam" and the

Philae Temple

located on an island. The Philae Temple was saved from its original location on Philae Island when Lake Nasser was flooded and rebuilt on the now called Agilkia Island. Since 1979 the Philae Temple is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Enjoy the journey to the island with one of the boats waiting for us at the jetty, and don't hesitate to ask your tour guide for some more details about the interesting history of Philae Temple.

For lunch, we are back on board. After that, we make our way by boat to a wonderful "place of nature".

Aswan Botanical Garden

gilded with its various tropical and subtropical plants became one of the most important centers for botanical research. Aswan Botanical Garden is home to various plantations and rare trees and is located on the famous 650 meters long and 115 meters wide Kitchener’s Island.

For your afternoon coffee, dinner and overnight stay on board in Aswan, we drive back to the ship.

 

Day 8: Aswan Disembarkation


Today our Luxury Nile Cruise with the luxury MS Sonesta Sun Goddess ends, and after your breakfast, we accompany you to Aswan Airport, train station or one of the Aswan Hotels.

Included/Excluded

  • Overnight stays on board the Nile cruises based on a full-board basis
  • Meet and assistance on arrival and departure
  • Support from our staff during your stay and your excursions
  • All transfers in a modern, air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • All Nile cruises as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sights according to the tour plan
  • Experienced Egyptologist, tour guide
  • All service charges and taxes
  • All additional meals and drinks.
  • All personal expenses such as laundry service etc.
  • All optional tours

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