Sonesta Moon Goddess Itinerary
Day 1: Aswan Adventure & Nubian Culture
Welcome to Aswan! After arriving in the city, hop on a felucca, a traditional sailing boat, and take a tour around Kitchener Island. As you glide through the calm waters of the Nile, marvel at the stunning views of the surrounding landscape. In the afternoon, board the Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise and get ready for a delicious afternoon tea. Afterward, enjoy a Nubian folkloric show, filled with vibrant music and dance. As the night falls, sit down to a delicious dinner on board and get a good night's sleep, as tomorrow's adventures await.
Day 2: Aswan Tour & Sail to Kom Ombo
Today, start the day with a tour of Aswan's top attractions. Visit the High Dam, a massive engineering feat that controls the flow of the Nile, and see the Granite Quarries, where ancient Egyptians sourced the stone for their monuments. Finally, explore the Temple of Philae, a beautiful temple dedicated to the goddess Isis. After a full day of sightseeing, return to the cruise ship and sail to Kom Ombo, a small town on the banks of the Nile. Visit the temple dedicated to the gods Sobek and Haroeris and learn about the ancient beliefs of the Egyptians. As the night falls, continue sailing to Edfu and enjoy a delicious dinner on board.
Day 3: Edfu Temple & Sail to Luxor
Today, journey to Edfu, a small town on the banks of the Nile, and visit the Temple of Horus, one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt. This stunning structure is filled with intricate carvings and hieroglyphics, telling the story of the ancient gods. After your visit, return to the cruise ship and sail to Luxor, the ancient city of Thebes. As the night falls, join the Galabeya Party, a fun-filled evening of traditional music and dance. End the night with a delicious dinner on board.
Day 4: Luxor East & West Banks Tour
Today, explore the West Bank of Luxor on a half-day tour. Visit the Valley of the Kings, the burial site of the pharaohs, and see the tombs of famous rulers like Tutankhamun and Ramses the Great. In the afternoon, continue to the East Bank of the Nile and visit the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. These massive structures were built over thousands of years and are filled with intricate carvings and hieroglyphics. As the night falls, return to the cruise shipand enjoy a delicious dinner on board.
Day 5: Disembarkation & Departure from Luxor
Today is your final day in cruise. Disembark the MS Sonesta Moon Goddess and transfer to the airport for your final departure. As you leave this incredible country, take with you the memories of the ancient pyramids, the stunning temples, and the vibrant culture of the Nile. We hope you had a wonderful time and that you will visit again soon.
Sonesta Moon Goddess Cruise Facilities:
- In-room dining available until midnight
- Main dining room, lounge, sun deck bar
- Nightly entertainment
- Fully-purified water, filtered and softened before distribution
- Barbecue area on deck
- Fitness and recreation areas
- Outdoor swimming pool with bar service
- Jogging track
- Spacious gym
- Guided sightseeing excursions
- Doctor available on call against charge
Sonesta Moon Goddess Inclusions
- Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
- All transfers by modern AC deluxe vehicle
- MS Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise booking on full board basis
- All Cruise excursions sharing nile cruise group
- Entrance fees to Luxor and Aswan sights
- English-speaking tour guides during sightseeing
- All service charges and taxes
Beyond Sonesta Moon Goddess
Before You Book Sonesta Moon Goddess
When was Ms Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile cruise built?
Moon Goddess Nile cruise was built in 2000
How is Ms Sonesta Moon Goddess deck plan?
Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile cruise ship has 3 decks with 53 cabins for 106 passengers and operated by 50 English-speaking staff.
What are Ms Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile cruise sailing dates?
Sonesta Moon Goddess sails weekly on Tuesday from Luxor and Friday from Aswan.
Why Sonesta Moon Goddess?
Experience the magic of Egypt in style with a 5-day cruise down the Nile on the luxurious MS Sonesta Moon Goddess. From the moment you step aboard, you'll be treated to top-notch amenities and unparalleled service. Relax in your comfortable cabin and take in the breathtaking views of the river and the surrounding landscape. Each day, you'll have the opportunity to visit some of Egypt's most iconic landmarks, including the Temple of Karnak, and the Temple of Luxor. And at night, dine on delicious cuisine and enjoy live entertainment on board. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore Egypt in comfort and style. Book your Nile cruise on the MS Sonesta Moon Goddess now and start planning your dream vacation!