Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise

from $ /person
Every Monday & Friday
5 Days / 4 Nights
Professional English Guide
Overview of the Trip

Sonesta Moon Goddess, a 5-star luxury river cruiser, offers tasteful lodgings and itineraries that last from 4 to 5 days between Luxor and Aswan. It is the perfect way to experience the beauty and grandeur of Ancient Egypt in both comfort and style. Discover all the details today!

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At Aswan Airport or the railway station, you will be welcomed and assisted. After that, embark on your Nile Cruise and have lunch on board. During the day, you will visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries, and the Temple of Philae. After that, enjoy an afternoon tea and dinner on board with a Nubian Folkloric Show. Spend the night on the Nile Cruise in Aswan.

Meals: lunch and dinner.

Following breakfast, you will explore the Kom Ombo Temple, the place of worship belonging to both gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Afterwards, sail to Edfu and have Lunch on Board. Then, you will visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu, the best preserved one of all. As you enjoy your afternoon tea, your Nile cruise will continue on toward Esna. Dinner on board as you take pleasure in an Egyptian Galabeya Party, followed by an overnight stay on your cruise in Esna.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

After a morning meal, a trip to the Valley of the Kings awaits, where many tombs from the New Empire era are nestled. Over the valley lies the Temple of Hatshepsut, a building with an uncommon design. A slight pause to take in the Colossi of Memnon and the statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, then it's time to get back to the ship for lunch. And then, be entertained with a belly dance show on board in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Start the day with breakfast and then disembark. Afterwards, get the chance to experience East Bank which includes two temples - Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Take some time to explore the Luxor Temple, built between 1400-1000 BC, and then visit the Temple of Karnak, which is the largest temple in the world. Once finished, transfer to Luxor Airport or railway station.

Meals: Breakfast.

Upon your arrival, you will be warmly welcomed and ferried to the cruise. After lunch, we will explore the Luxor Temple, which is devoted to Amun. Afterward, we will visit Karnak Temple, the world's largest ancient sacred complex. Enjoy the Belly Dance show aboard and after dinner, let's have a Disco party. Spend the night on your Nile cruise in Luxor.

Meals: Lunch and dinner.

Begin the day with a hearty breakfast, and then take a journey to the tombs of the Valley of the Kings, where ancient Pharaohs such as Tutankhamun and Ramses VI were laid to rest during the New Empire. Afterwards, head to Queen Hatshepsut's Mortuary Temple, a structure with a design and style that are one-of-a-kind. For lunch, sail to Esna and enjoy welcome drinks from the captain on board. In the evening, savor a delicious dinner before closing out the night with a Disco Party.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Following a morning meal on board, we will set sail for Edfu to visit the Temple of Horus, more commonly known as the Temple of Edfu. The next stop is Kom Ombo to see the site devoted to two deities, Sobek and Horus. To round off the night, we will attend the Galabeya Party, a traditional Egyptian dress-up event.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


We'll be setting sail for Aswan, where we can view the High Dam and its success at controlling flooding in the Nile. We'll be stopping by the Unfinished Obelisk, which was likely commissioned by Queen Hatshepsut. After this, we'll be heading to Agilkia Island to explore the beautiful Philae Temple dedicated to the goddess Isis. To finish off the day, we'll be having afternoon tea and dinner onboard, with a Nubian Folkloric Show to entertain us. We'll be spending the night aboard our Nile cruise in Aswan.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


After having breakfast on the ship, you will disembark and be transferred to the Aswan Airport or railway station.

Meals: breakfast.


What is Included?
    • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
    • Assistance during your stay and excursions
    • All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
    • Accommodation on board 5 star cruise on full board basis
    • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary in group
    • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
    • English-speaking tour guide during your excursions
    • All service charges and taxes
What is not Included?
    • Any extras and personal spending
    • Tipping

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