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Sonesta Amirat Dahabeya

Sonesta Amirat Dahabeya" the latest addition to the Sonesta Nile Cruises portfolio, combines comfort and beauty in a most inspiring way, promising a remarkable, rewarding cruise experience of legendary hospitality.

The "Sonesta Amirat Dahabeya" will take you back in time to a gentler, more gracious era in 7 nights cruises experience between Luxor and Aswan. A unique experience down the Nile by traditional small sailing vessel that was commonly used during those elegant days of the monarchy (1920s - 40s) when aristocrats and sophisticated travelers loved to cruise the Nile in style. We've revived those elegant days with modern comforts and conveniences.

Being part of the Sonesta Nile Cruises high-scale brand's portfolio of Deluxe-service Nile cruisers, facilities aboard the "Sonesta Amirat Dahabeya" are endless, including a stylish lounge, an open air oriental style Jacuzzi, a spacious and partially shaded sun deck

Offering 6 Deluxe cabins, and 2 elegant suites (with private terrace), our Dahabeya allows you to experience an imaginary world of luxury & privacy . All cabins & suites feature private direct-dial telephones, individual climate control, hairdryers, mini bars, safety deposit boxes, plasma TVs and movies program.

Sonesta Amirat Dahabeya combines comfort and beauty in a most inspiring way, promising a remarkable, rewarding cruise experience of legendary hospitality 

The Sonesta Dahabeya – the Amirat was launched in February, 2009 – offers a cruise experience like no other on the Nile. It is intended to take you back in time to a gentler, more gracious era on the Nile during your 7 night cruise between Luxor and Aswan. Facilities include 6 cabins and 2 suites, open air oriental-style Jacuzzi, spacious sundeck and stylish common lounge. All cabin accommodations are full board, and feature private direct-dial telephones, individual climate control, hairdryers, mini-bar, safe deposit boxes, plasma televisions and movie channels. The suites each offer a private terrace. Daily guided excursions are offered to renowned Egyptian temples, tombs and ruins along the Nile. As a member of the Sonesta fleet of deluxe-service Nile cruisers, this small cruise boat will combine comfort and beauty in an inspiring way, offering a spectacular opportunity for an extended family or small group to discover the Nile on a private cruise.

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.



7 nights - 8 Days (Luxor/Aswan)

Embarkation Day: Saturday

Embarkation in Luxor for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a Luxuriously appointed Dahabeya

After Lunch, Excursion to the West Bank for visits to the burial places of Pharaohs the Valley of the Kings - where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Continue to the adjacent Valley of the Queens, the temple of Medinet Habu and the Colossi of Memnon

Overnight moored on the Nile Banks of Luxor

You will 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

Today will be a leisurely day; After Breakfast

Commence sailing to Esna where your Dahabeya will moor overnight

This morning you will sail to Edfu

Visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu

Overnight moored beside a Nile Island

Today you will sail to Kom Ombo

Visit the Ptolemaic temple dedicated to the crocodile god sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, god of the morning sun

Overnight moored beside a Nile Island

A leisurely day sailing to Aswan where the Dahabeya moors Overnight

Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam (completed in 1971); the Old Dam (completed in 1902)

You will also visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, a structure rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam's construction

Breakfast aboard the Dehabeya followed by disembarkation

Note: Itineraries may be changed without a prior notice due to navigational circumstances, may be in sequences but not in visits, Cruise Managment is liable for these changes

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