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Philae Temple
$870
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Aswan to Luxor

4 Day Itinerary aboard Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Explore the Granite Quarries
  • Visit ancient temples
  • View the Colossi of Memnon
Sail from Aswan to Luxor on this 4-day Nile River cruise and explore this historic region of Egypt. Aboard the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, discover this legendary river and explore some of the most significant Egyptian ruins in the region.
Activities: History, River Cruises
Places: Africa, Egypt, Aswan, Edfu, Kom Ombu, Luxor, Philae Temple
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$1,160
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Luxor to Aswan

5 Day Itinerary aboard Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Visit the Temple of Karnak
  • Attend an Egyptian cooking lesson
  • Sail around Elephantine Island
Explore this historic region of Egypt on a 5-day Nile River cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Aboard the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, discover the legendary Nile River and explore some of the most significant Egyptian ruins in the region.
Activities: History, River Cruises
Places: Africa, Egypt, Aswan, Edfu, Kom Ombu, Luxor, Philae Temple, Qena
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Visit the great pyramids of Egypt.
$2,365
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Nile Package: Cruise and Land

9 Day Itinerary aboard Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Discover the highlights of Cairo
  • Tour legendary Memphis & Sakkara
  • Cruise the Nile on the Sun Boat IV
  • Explore Abu Simbel's pyramids
Get the best of both worlds on our luxury Egyptian tour that combines a Nile River cruise with additional time in Cairo. Begin and conclude your journey in Cairo before flying to Luxor to embark on the luxury river ship, the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, for a 4-night cruise to Aswan.
Activities: History, River Cruises
Places: Africa, Egypt, Aswan, Cairo, Edfu, Luxor, Philae Temple, Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx
Cruise Details
Passengers: 80
Ship Type: River Cruise Ship

The sleekly styled Sanctuary Sun Boat IV is furnished in a contemporary chic style, with an art deco influence. Modern fittings in state of the art designs and cutting edge technology are combined with sophisticated public areas with luxurious teak flooring for an elegant finish. Experience the wonders of ancient Egypt in a stunning elegant setting on board the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV.

Experience quality of service, entertainment, on-board facilities, food and beverages with gourmet menus or lavish buffets every evening. There also is a non-smoking policy throughout all internal areas of the boat and a no mobile phone policy throughout the public areas of the boat for guaranteed relaxation.

Accommodation:
Stylish accommodation comprises 40 luxury cabins boasting floor to ceiling windows (except on the Nile Deck), offering twin or king beds. Two Royal Suites with balcony are located on the Promenade Deck, two Presidential Suites are located on the Main Deck and the 36 Luxury Cabins are located over all four decks.

All the suites have bathtubs, while all other cabins have showers. All are fully air-conditioned, with panoramic windows, hairdryer, LCD television with satellite, and mini-bar. International telephone access is available through the reception.

Facilities
With an overall length of 72 meters, the public areas feature attractive and elegant furnishings. Facilities include a fine restaurant with picture windows, an elegant bar and lounge area, a fully equipped gym, massage room, an upper sun deck with swimming pool, a shaded deck and a lounge bar. In room dining is also available. Internet access is available throughout the cruise, as well as access to the fleet physician. A multilingual library and game area, laundry service, souvenir and gift shop complete the facilities.

Dining Aboard the SanctuarySun Boat IV
International cuisine as well as local flavor ensures that the chef and staff cater to all tastes. Extravagant buffets, elegant a-la-carte dinners, extensive local and international wine lists and upper deck barbecues are all offered. Expert chefs can also cater to specific dietary needs of guests.

Environment and Responsible Travel
Strict recycling and hygiene procedures are followed on board, minimizing impact on the local environment. In addition, the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV has cleaned and made extensive alterations to one of the docking areas in the area – transforming an informal rubbish dump into a small garden. This exemplifies how the crew always strives to promote a greener, cleaner Egypt.

Technical Information
Length: 236.2ft/72m
Draft: 3.77ft/1.15m
Gross tonnage: 1200
Cruising speed: 16 km/hr
Passenger decks: 4
Life jackets: 2 in each cabin
Lifeboats: 2
Main Deck Cabin on the Sun Boat IV
Nile Deck Cabin
49.2- 59.1 ft². King or twin beds. A/C, window, private bath with shower & hairdryer, satellite TV & in-house movies, and mini-bar.
Nile Deck Cabin on the Sun Boat IV
Main Deck Cabin
49.2- 59.1 ft². King or twin beds. A/C, window, private bath with shower & hairdryer, satellite TV & in-house movies, and mini-bar.
Promenade Deck Cabin on the Sun Boat IV
Bridge Deck Cabin
49.2- 59.1 ft². King or twin beds. A/C, window, private bath with shower & hairdryer, satellite TV & in-house movies, and mini-bar.
Bridge Deck Cabin on the Sun Boat IV
Promenade Deck Cabin
49.2- 59.1 ft². King or twin beds. A/C, window, private bath with shower & hairdryer, satellite TV & in-house movies, and mini-bar.
Deluxe Deck Cabin
49.2- 59.1 ft². King or twin beds. A/C, window, private bath with shower & hairdryer, satellite TV & in-house movies, and mini-bar.
Presidential Suite on the Sun Boat IV
Presidential Suite
124.7 ft². King or twin beds. A/C, window, private bath with bathtub & hairdryer, satellite TV & in-house movies, and mini-bar.
Royal Suite on the Sun Boat IV
Royal Suite
180.4 ft². King or twin beds. Balcony, A/C, window, private bath with bathtub & hairdryer, satellite TV & in-house movies, and mini-bar.
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