Tour Itinerary

04 Days / 03 Nights from Aswan to Luxor every Saturday
05 Days / 04 Nights from Luxor to Aswan every Tuesday

Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise offers 18 cabins and 5 Suites, are laid out between the two decks, off broad passageways where the passengers can sit, relax and read in the evening.

Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise
Facilities Cruise & Cabins
*All Cabins and suites are equipped with LCD TV
*Mini bar
*Private safe box
*Internet connection
*A private bathroom (with bathtub, hairdryer)
*An individual control for the central air conditioner.
*Wireless Internet connection in all the outlets Free of charge.
*Laundry facilities
*Always including special choices for the vegetarians.
*Pool Bar

Highlights
  • Luxor & Karank Temple
  • Valley of the king
  • Temple of Hatshepsut
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Temple of Edfu
  • Kom Ombo
  • Aswan High dam
  • Temple of Philae
  • Felucca Trip

Trip in detail

Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise
03 nights/ 04 days Aswan - Luxor every Friday Saturday 
Day 1: Saturday - Transfer to Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise - Aswan Tours
Check in Aswan. Visit the High Dam passing the Old Dam of Aswan, Unfinished Obelisk & Philae temple.
Felucca Trip around Kitchener's Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum
Overnight in Aswan
Morning transfer to the Steam Ship Sudan. Settle into your unique Edwardian cabin or suite.
Gourmet lunch served on board.
An afternoon exploration of the Temple of Philae (just south of Aswan). The domain of the protectoress Isis, Philae was one of the most important shrines in ancient Egypt and Nubia for approx.4000 years. Dismantled due to the construction of the High Dam irrigation system; it was amazingly rebuilt on Agilika Island.
Before dining on board, you will have time to meander through the colorful markets of Aswan.
Overnight on board in Aswan.
Day 2: Sunday - Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise - Kom Ombo & Edfu Temple
The steam ship departs early and journeys north for 48km to unveil the pillars of the temple at Kom Ombo on the banks of the Nile. Dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god, the temple dates back to 180 BC during the Ptolemaic era with Roman structures added later. Lunch served on board. Time to take in the rhythm of the cruise, as you continue your journey 145km north to Edfu. An afternoon exploration of the temple at Edfu. Built in honour of the falcon-headed sky god, Horus, the temple lay buried under a protective coating of sand until it was excavated by French Egyptologist, Auguste Mariette, in the 1860s.
Relax and contemplate the Nile while cruising gracefully towards Esna, approx. 46km north.
Dinner on board. Overnight in Esna.
Day 3: Monday - Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise - Luxor East Bank Tour
Passing through the lock at Esna, The Steamship Sudan navigates 60km north to Luxor.
After a gourmet lunch on board, you will be taken ashore to discover the Temple of Karnak. This city of temples was constructed over a 2000 year period and houses the Temple of Amun, the largest religious structure ever built. Walking through the 2sq km site of obelisks, pylons and sanctuaries, you will be astounded by the almost perfect illustrations that honour the glory of the Pharaohs and their Gods. In the evening, discover the Temple of Luxor which visit at night particularly highlights the perfection of the columns. Each year was celebrated the fertility of the Nile, during the festival of Opet.
Overnight onboard in Luxor.
Day 4: Tuesday - Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise - Luxor West Bank Tour
The steamship departs early for an exploration of the Valley of the Kings. This limestone valley houses the burial chambers of the great Pharaohs, powerful nobles - and later the royal spouses - of the 18th-21st dynasties. 63 magnificent temples of eternal life line the valley including Tutankhamen’s Tomb. The vibrant color and conservation of the hieroglyphics lining the tomb of Ramses III never ceases to captivate.
Transfer after the visit. Here marks the end of your journey.
 
Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise
04 nights / 05 days Luxor - Aswan every Tuesday 
Day 1: Tuesday - Transfer to Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise - Luxor East Bank Tour
Transfer to the Steam Ship Sudan; boarding before lunch. Settle into your original Edwardian cabin or suite.
Gourmet lunch served on board.
Today you will be introduced to one of the largest and most impressive archaeological sites in Egypt, the Temple of Karnak. Under the command of the great Pharaohs, this awe inspiring ancient city was built over approx. 2000 years. Walking through this vast open air museum, you will be struck by the almost perfect illustrations that honour the Pharaohs and their Gods.
Evening visit of the temple of Luxor.
Your first night will be spent at the Port of Luxor.
Day 2: Wednesday - Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise - Luxor West Bank Tour
The steamship departs early for a day of discovery starting with the Valley of the Kings. Situated on the west bank of the Nile, this limestone valley houses the burial chambers of the great Pharaohs, powerful nobles - and later the royal spouses - of the 18th-21st dynasties. 63 magnificent temples of eternal life line the valley including Tutankhamen’s Tomb which was famously discovered by Howard Carter in 1922. The vibrant color and conservation of the hieroglyphics lining the tomb of Ramses III never ceases to captivate.
At approx. 2.30pm, the Steam Ship Sudan will navigate towards Esna, 60km south of Luxor.
After passing through the lock at Esna, the ship with cruise under the star filled sky towards Edfu, a further 46km.
Lunch and dinner served on board. Overnight at Edfu.
Day 3: Thursday - Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise - Kom Ombo & Edfu Temple
A morning exploration of the Temple of Edfu. This sanctuary is considered to be one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. The site, built in honour of the falcon-headed sky god, Horus, whose eyes were the sun and the moon, was abandoned by the Roman Empire in 391 AD. The temple lay buried under a protective layer of sand until it was excavated by French Egyptologist, Auguste Mariette, in the 1860s. Gourmet lunch served on board.
Languidly cruise 145km south and unveil the pillars of Kom Ombo resting grandly on the banks of the Nile. Being a favoured basking spot for crocodiles in ancient times, the temple at Kom Ombo was dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. The temple dates back to 180BC during the Ptolemaic era, with notable Roman influences. Sunset over Kom Ombo and dinner on board.
The steamship will remain docked at Kom Ombo over night.
Day 4: Friday - Sudan Nile Steamer Cruise - Aswan Tours 
The Steam Ship Sudan gracefully navigates a further 48km south, past fertile fields and sandy river banks, to reach Aswan at the end of the Nile Valley. It is here where ancient Nubia begins.
Today marks your discovery of the Temple of Philae, the domain of the Goddess Isis, the universal mother who reigned over life, death and resurrection. Philae was one of the most important shrines of ancient Egypt and Nubia until 550AD when the Byzantine Emperor, Justinian, ordered its closing after 4000 years of worship. The temple was dismantled and rebuilt on Agilika Island (just south of Aswan) due to the construction of the crucial irrigation system, the High Dam.
Before dining on board, you will have time to explore the Aswan markets where you will find indigo, saffron and other treasures.
Overnight on board in Aswan.
Day 5: Saturday - Disembarkation
Here marks the end of your journey. Breakfast on board. Transfer from the ship after breakfast.

Itinerary Prices

Summer Rates Per Person from (May till September)
4 Days 3 nights Start Booking
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5 Days 4 nights Start Booking
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Winter Rates Per Person from (October till April)
4 Days 3 nights Start Booking
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5 Days 4 nights Start Booking
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Include & Exclude

Includes
  • Arrival/departure assistance & transfers at Airport or station
  • All transfers mention in program by private Air Condition Vehicle
  • All entrance fees for sightseeing mention in program.
  • All service charges and taxes
  • Private Licensed Egyptologist guide
  • 03 / 04 or 07 nights accommodation in Deluxe Nile River Cruise based on Full Board
Excludes
  • International flights
  • Domestic Trains & flights
  • Visitor's VISA *obtain upon arrival at airport for USD 25.- Per person
  • Personal expense
  • Any item or service not mentioned
  • Tipping
Additional Remarks
  • Rates are per Person.
  • All A/M rates are in US Dollars.
  • This Offer Exclude the peak period (Easter & Christmas).
Children Policy
  • Child 0 - 5.99 is free of charge
  • Child 06 - 11.99 cost 50% from adult rate.
  • Child up 12 y pays full charge as adult person.
  • If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.
Method of payment
  • Please you are kindly requested to make a money transfer of 75% of the total price at our bank account in Cairo & Rest of Payment must be upon arrival in CASH Basis in US American Dollars.