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Camels in the desert of Egypt
$585
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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
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Cooking Class, River Cruise
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV and cruise along the Nile River on this 4-day tour. As you sail from Aswan to Luxor enjoy frequent visits to significant Egyptian ruins, take an Egyptian cooking class, visit Granite Quarries, and explore Valley of the Kings on this relaxed itinerary.
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Luxor
$780
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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
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Cooking Class, River Cruise
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sail from Luxor to Aswan on a 5-day Nile River cruise on board the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV. Explore ancient temples built by Pharaohs, attend an Egyptian cooking lesson, and sail on a felucca as you travel through Egypt. This relaxed itinerary is a great way to see and learn about ancient Egypt!
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Aswan, Egypt
$1,365
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Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo
  • Explore the Temple of Horus
  • Discover the Valley of the Kings
  • Admire Luxor's architectural beauty
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Cooking Class, River Cruise
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover ancient monuments, magnificent temples, and five thousand years ofEgyptianculture on a leisurely 8-day luxury cruise. Delight yourself with a few incredible Egyptian cooking lessons and enjoy local Egyptian wine and beer.Visit at least one tomb in the Valley of the Queens and the famous …
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Entrance of Luxor Temple, Egypt
$1,365
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Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Explore the Valley of the Kings
  • Discover the Temple of Horus
  • Ride a typical Egyptian sailboat
  • Admire Kom Ombo Temple
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Cooking Class, River Cruise
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover archaeological treasures, magnificent deserts, and breathtaking views aboard the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV. Visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Goddess Hathor in Denderah, complete with a massive stone roof, dark chambers, underground passages, and towering columns inscribed with hieroglyphs. Enjoy …
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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
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Local Market, River Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
This luxury Egyptian tour combines a Nile River Cruise with additional time in Cairo, exploring the region's most impressive ruins for a complete Egyptian adventure. Begin your journey in Cairo, visiting attractions such as the Great Pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx. Fly to Luxor to …
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2017
EmbarksDays 
Sep 255Luxor to Aswan
Sep 294Aswan to Luxor
Sep 309Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Oct 025Luxor to Aswan
Oct 064Aswan to Luxor
Oct 079Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Oct 095Luxor to Aswan
Oct 134Aswan to Luxor
Oct 149Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Oct 165Luxor to Aswan
Oct 204Aswan to Luxor
Oct 219Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Oct 235Luxor to Aswan
Oct 274Aswan to Luxor
Oct 289Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Oct 305Luxor to Aswan
Nov 034Aswan to Luxor
Nov 049Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Nov 065Luxor to Aswan
Nov 104Aswan to Luxor
Nov 119Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Nov 135Luxor to Aswan
Nov 174Aswan to Luxor
Nov 189Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Nov 205Luxor to Aswan
Nov 244Aswan to Luxor
Nov 259Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Nov 275Luxor to Aswan
Dec 014Aswan to Luxor
Dec 029Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Dec 045Luxor to Aswan
Dec 084Aswan to Luxor
Dec 099Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Dec 115Luxor to Aswan
Dec 154Aswan to Luxor
Dec 169Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Dec 185Luxor to Aswan
Dec 224Aswan to Luxor
Dec 239Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Dec 255Luxor to Aswan
Dec 294Aswan to Luxor
2018
EmbarksDays 
Jan 018Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Jan 015Luxor to Aswan
Jan 058Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Jan 054Aswan to Luxor
Jan 069Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Jan 088Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Jan 085Luxor to Aswan
Jan 128Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Jan 124Aswan to Luxor
Jan 139Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Jan 155Luxor to Aswan
Jan 158Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Jan 198Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Jan 194Aswan to Luxor
Jan 209Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Jan 225Luxor to Aswan
Jan 228Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Jan 268Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Jan 264Aswan to Luxor
Jan 279Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Jan 295Luxor to Aswan
Jan 298Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Feb 028Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Feb 024Aswan to Luxor
Feb 039Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Feb 055Luxor to Aswan
Feb 058Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Feb 098Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Feb 094Aswan to Luxor
Feb 109Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Feb 125Luxor to Aswan
Feb 128Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Feb 164Aswan to Luxor
Feb 168Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Feb 179Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Feb 195Luxor to Aswan
Feb 198Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Feb 234Aswan to Luxor
Feb 238Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Feb 249Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Feb 268Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Feb 265Luxor to Aswan
Mar 024Aswan to Luxor
Mar 028Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Mar 039Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Mar 058Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Mar 055Luxor to Aswan
Mar 094Aswan to Luxor
Mar 098Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Mar 109Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Mar 128Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Mar 125Luxor to Aswan
Mar 164Aswan to Luxor
Mar 168Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Mar 179Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Mar 198Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Mar 195Luxor to Aswan
Mar 234Aswan to Luxor
Mar 238Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Mar 249Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Mar 268Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Mar 265Luxor to Aswan
Mar 304Aswan to Luxor
Mar 308Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Mar 319Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Apr 028Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Apr 025Luxor to Aswan
Apr 064Aswan to Luxor
Apr 068Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Apr 079Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Apr 098Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Apr 095Luxor to Aswan
Apr 134Aswan to Luxor
Apr 138Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Apr 149Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Apr 168Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Apr 165Luxor to Aswan
Apr 204Aswan to Luxor
Apr 208Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Apr 219Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Apr 238Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Apr 235Luxor to Aswan
Apr 278Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Apr 274Aswan to Luxor
Apr 289Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Apr 308Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Apr 305Luxor to Aswan
May 044Aswan to Luxor
May 048Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
May 059Nile Package: Cruise and Land
May 078Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
May 075Luxor to Aswan
May 114Aswan to Luxor
May 118Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
May 129Nile Package: Cruise and Land
May 148Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
May 145Luxor to Aswan
May 184Aswan to Luxor
May 188Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
May 199Nile Package: Cruise and Land
May 218Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
May 215Luxor to Aswan
May 254Aswan to Luxor
May 258Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
May 269Nile Package: Cruise and Land
May 288Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
May 285Luxor to Aswan
Jun 029Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Jun 048Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Jun 045Luxor to Aswan
Jun 169Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Jun 185Luxor to Aswan
Jun 188Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Jun 228Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Jun 224Aswan to Luxor
Jun 309Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Jul 025Luxor to Aswan
Jul 028Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Jul 068Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Jul 064Aswan to Luxor
Jul 079Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Jul 095Luxor to Aswan
Jul 098Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Aug 189Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Aug 208Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Aug 205Luxor to Aswan
Aug 248Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Aug 244Aswan to Luxor
Aug 259Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Aug 278Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Aug 275Luxor to Aswan
Aug 318Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Aug 314Aswan to Luxor
Sep 019Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Sep 038Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Sep 035Luxor to Aswan
Sep 074Aswan to Luxor
Sep 078Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Sep 089Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Sep 108Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Sep 105Luxor to Aswan
Sep 144Aswan to Luxor
Sep 148Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Sep 159Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Sep 178Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Sep 175Luxor to Aswan
Sep 214Aswan to Luxor
Sep 218Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Sep 229Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Sep 248Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Sep 245Luxor to Aswan
Sep 284Aswan to Luxor
Sep 288Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Sep 299Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Oct 018Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Oct 015Luxor to Aswan
Oct 058Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Oct 054Aswan to Luxor
Oct 069Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Oct 085Luxor to Aswan
Oct 088Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Oct 128Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Oct 124Aswan to Luxor
Oct 139Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Oct 155Luxor to Aswan
Oct 158Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Oct 198Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Oct 194Aswan to Luxor
Oct 209Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Oct 225Luxor to Aswan
Oct 228Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Oct 268Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Oct 264Aswan to Luxor
Oct 279Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Oct 295Luxor to Aswan
Oct 298Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Nov 028Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Nov 024Aswan to Luxor
Nov 039Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Nov 055Luxor to Aswan
Nov 058Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Nov 098Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Nov 094Aswan to Luxor
Nov 109Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Nov 125Luxor to Aswan
Nov 128Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Nov 164Aswan to Luxor
Nov 168Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Nov 179Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Nov 198Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Nov 195Luxor to Aswan
Nov 234Aswan to Luxor
Nov 238Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Nov 249Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Nov 268Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Nov 265Luxor to Aswan
Nov 304Aswan to Luxor
Nov 308Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Dec 019Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Dec 038Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Dec 035Luxor to Aswan
Dec 074Aswan to Luxor
Dec 078Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Dec 089Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Dec 108Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Dec 105Luxor to Aswan
Dec 144Aswan to Luxor
Dec 148Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Dec 159Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Dec 178Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Dec 175Luxor to Aswan
Dec 214Aswan to Luxor
Dec 218Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Dec 229Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Dec 248Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Dec 245Luxor to Aswan
Dec 288Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan
Dec 284Aswan to Luxor
Dec 299Nile Package: Cruise and Land
Dec 318Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor
Dec 315Luxor to Aswan
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.
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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