Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Itinerary
Saturday: Embark Amirat Dahabiya
Prepare for an extraordinary adventure as you embark on the Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile Cruise in Luxor. Step on board and be greeted by the friendly crew, ready to provide you with a week of pure relaxation and enchantment. After a delectable lunch, get ready to explore the awe-inspiring temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak. Marvel at the grandeur of its vast hypostyle hall adorned with 137 majestic columns. Continue your journey with a visit to the majestic Luxor Temple, a testament to the splendor of the 28th Dynasty. As the sun sets, find yourself moored on the picturesque banks of the Nile in Luxor, ready to embark on an unforgettable experience.
Sunday: Discover the Treasures of Luxor
Embark on a journey through time as you explore the West Bank of Luxor, where the ancient pharaohs found their eternal resting places. Discover the legendary Valley of the Kings, where the tomb of Tutankhamen was unearthed by Howard Carter in 1922. Explore the nearby Valley of the Queens, the magnificent Medinet Habu Temple, and the towering Colossi of Memnon. As you sail towards Esna, enjoy the serenity of the Nile and spend a tranquil evening moored near Esna, ready for the next chapter of your adventure.
Monday: Leisurely Day on Board
Indulge in a day of pure relaxation as you cruise along the gentle waters of the Nile. Bask in the warm sun, savor delicious meals, and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the surroundings. Whether you choose to unwind on the deck or engage in conversations with fellow travelers, this day is yours to enjoy at your own pace. As the sun sets, find yourself moored beside a charming Nile Island, embracing the tranquility of the evening.
Tuesday: Explore the Magnificent Edfu Temple
Today, set sail towards Edfu, a city that houses one of Egypt's most well-preserved temples. Step back in time as you visit the captivating Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus. Marvel at the intricate carvings and immerse yourself in the rich history that surrounds you. As the day draws to a close, find yourself moored beside a serene Nile Island, where the gentle lapping of the water lulls you into a state of bliss.
Wednesday: Cruise Towards Kom Ombo
Continue your voyage along the Nile as you make your way towards Kom Ombo. Immerse yourself in the captivating atmosphere of this unique temple dedicated to both the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon-headed god Horus. Admire the exquisite reliefs and learn about the fascinating legends associated with this ancient site. As the sun sets, find solace in the serenity of the Nile, moored beside a charming Nile Island.
Thursday: Kom Ombo and Arrival in Aswan
Embark on a captivating visit to Kom Ombo, where the temple dedicated to Sobek and Horus awaits your exploration. Admire the beautifully preserved ptolemaic architecture and discover the intriguing mythology surrounding these deities. As your leisurely day unfolds, sail towards Aswan, taking in the breathtaking scenery along the way. Moored near the Aswan Bridge, feel the anticipation building for the wonders that await you in this vibrant city.
Friday: Explore the Splendors of Aswan
Prepare for a day filled with awe-inspiring sights as you embark on a journey to discover the splendors of Aswan. Begin by visiting the iconic Aswan High Dam, a marvel of modern engineering that stands as a symbol of Egypt's mastery over the mighty Nile River. Marvel at the massive structure and learn about its impact on the region's economy and agriculture.
Next, venture to the Old Dam, a historic landmark that played a significant role in the development of the Nile Valley. Take a moment to soak in the panoramic views and reflect on the engineering feats of the past. Your exploration continues with a visit to the magnificent Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis. Immerse yourself in the intricate carvings and captivating stories that adorn this ancient sanctuary.
As the day unfolds, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Aswan's bustling market. Engage your senses as you navigate through the vibrant stalls, filled with spices, textiles, and unique souvenirs. Embrace the opportunity to interact with local vendors and barter for treasures to take home as cherished mementos of your journey.
Saturday: Sonesta Amirat Disembarkation
After a delightful breakfast on board, bid farewell to the Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile Cruise and disembark, carrying with you memories of an unforgettable journey along the storied Nile River. Take a moment to reflect on the ancient wonders you've encountered, the friendships you've forged, and the profound experiences that have shaped your understanding of Egypt's rich cultural heritage. Depart with a sense of fulfillment, knowing that you have explored the timeless treasures of this remarkable land.
MS Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Features:
- All cabins have large, panoramic windows
- Facilities include 5 cabins and 2 suites
- Open air oriental-style Jacuzzi
- A private direct-dial telephones
- Individual climate control, hairdryers
- Safe deposit boxes
- Plasma televisions and movie channels.
- Bathrooms equipped with full size tubs
- Laundry service & housekeeping
- Accompanying motorboat to pull it in case wind is calm.
- Sun Deck
Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Inclusions
- Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
- All transfers by a modern AC deluxe vehicle
- Amirat Dahabiya Nile Cruise Boat on FB basis
- All Nile Cruise tours as mentioned in the itinerary
- Entrance fees to all sites between Luxor and Aswan
- Egyptologist guide during your trips
- All service charges and taxes
Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Highlights
Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya is the latest addition to the goddess cruise collection portfolio. It combines beauty and comfort, most surprisingly, and promises a memorable, satisfying cruise experience that reflects legendary hospitality.
Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile cruise will transport you on a more relaxed cruise between Luxor and Aswan. Unique experience on the Nile with a traditional, small sailing vessel, used during the elegant times of monarchy between 1920 to 1940s when aristocrats and elegant travelers started cruising the Nile with style.
With five Deluxe cabins and two luxurious suites with private terraces, Sonesta Amirat Dahabeya lets guests enter a space of luxury and privacy. Each suite and cabin has personal direct-dial phones, individual climate control, hairdryers, mini-bar, safety deposit boxes, plasma screens, and movies.
Dahabiya Amirat combines beauty and comfort in an enthralling way offering a unique and enjoyable cruise experience with legendary hospitality. The main dining room serves Buffets for lunch, breakfast, and a la carte dinners. The Sun Deck Bar overlooks the Nile serving refreshing cocktails throughout the day.
Sonesta Dahabiya Boat allows you to relax as you cruise along the Nile waters and explore the Pharaohs' story. The significance of Amirat as a word in English can be described as "Princesses" and its decor is a tribute to the ancient empire of Egypt. Thanks to its limited number of cabins and its sailing mechanism powered by the winds, You will enjoy a more comfortable private luxury holiday on the Nile.
The Amirat Dahabiya Nile cruise is a member of the Goddess Cruise Collection, a high-end line of Deluxe Service Nile cruisers. The facilities on Dahabiya Amirat are numerous, from stylish lounges to the outdoor oriental-style Jacuzzi with a vast deck with a partially shaded and spacious sundeck.
Beyond Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya
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Ms Amoura Dahabiya Nile Cruise
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Nour El Nil
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Judi Dahabiya Nile Cruise
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Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya FAQs
What is the pricing for booking the Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya?
The cost of booking the Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile cruise for a 7-night itinerary starts at 1,345 USD.
When was the Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile cruise constructed?
The Sonesta Amirat Dahabiya Nile cruise was constructed in the year 2009.
What is the layout of the Dahabiya Amirat deck?
The Amirat Dahabiya Nile cruise features a deck plan that comprises 5 cabins and 2 suites, providing accommodation for a maximum of 14 guests.
When does the Amirat Dahabiya Nile cruise set sail?
The Amirat Dahabiya cruise departs every Saturday from both Luxor and Aswan, offering weekly sailings.