Sonesta Nile Goddess

Sonesta Nile Goddess

Enjoying the fabled Nile in luxury cruise

 

Sonesta has been operating deluxe cruises in the Middle East since 1982, primarily in Egypt, and is currently managing 7 hotels and resorts in Egypt and a fleet of 6 cruise ships on the Nile River.

This elegant Nile Cruise features deluxe accommodation with broad panoramic views, bathrooms with full-size bathtubs, Elevator on board and all modern conveniences. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool, experience the exciting nightlife in the ship’s discotheque or a relaxing massage treatment at the spa.

Elegant amenities on the Nile Goddess cruise ships are delivered with deluxe touch of hospitality.

The Sonesta Nile Goddess sails between Luxor and Aswan on three-, four- and seven-night cruises on the Nile, offering truly memorable experiences of a lifetime.

 

Awards:

2011:

  • Sonesta Nile cruises was awarded as the 2011 ( best African cruise line )by the world travel awards for the second time

2010:

  • On the 08th of July 2010: Sonesta Nile Cruises was awarded  as the 2010 “Best African Cruise Line” by the World Travel Awards at the 17th annual gala event celebrating winners of the Africa and Indian Ocean region hosted in Johannesburg, South Africa. Sonesta Nile Cruises was chosen from a field of seven cruise lines operating on the continent.

 

 

 

The Sonesta Nile Goddess sails between Luxor and Aswan on the Nile for 3-, 4- and 7-night cruises. The five-deck ship offers 47 standard cabins, 2 Senator Suites and 4 presidential suites with private lounge.

  • All cabins feature:

Family Plan accommodation (Connecting Cabins), panoramic windows, direct-dial telephone, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, music system, individual climate control, television and movies program and bathroom equipped with full-size bathtub. Facilities and services include room service, outdoor swimming pool with bar service, billiards, table tennis and daily guided excursions to renowned Egyptian temples, tombs and ruins.

  • Dining and entertainment:

Main Dining Room: Serving breakfast, lunch buffet and a la Carte dinners.
Lounge: Serving a wide range of cocktails and beverages as well as light meals for lunch and dinner.
Sun Deck Bar: Overlooking the Nile, offering refreshing cocktails all day until sunset.

Entertainment: Discotheque, Belly Dance Show, Captain’s Welcome Cocktail Party, fancy Galabya Party and Nubian Folkloric Show.

 

  • Features and services:

In-room dining available until midnight

Main dining room, lounge and Sun Deck Bar

Elevator on Board

Nightly Entertainment

Fully-equipped Conference Room for up to 12 persons (round tables)

Barbecue Area on deck

International Telephone Line and Internet Connection

Outdoor Swimming Pool with Bar Service

Spa (Gym room, Massage, Sauna & Jacuzzi)

Guided Sightseeing Excursions.

 

Sailing Schedule:-

Each Monday from Luxor for four or seven Nights

Each Friday from Aswan for three or seven nights

 

 

 

 

Nile Cruise Itinerary: 4 nights ex Luxor each Monday

 

Day1:Monady

Embarkation before Lunch
Lunch
Visit Karnak & Luxor Temple
Afternoon Tea
Belly Dance Show
Dinner
Disco
Overnight in Luxor

Day 2: Tuesday
Wake up Call
Breakfast
West Bank Visit (Valley of Kings & Queens, Hatshepsut)
Sail to Esna
Lunch
Afternoon Tea
Captain’s Welcome Cocktail Party
Dinner
Disco
Overnight in Esna
Day 3: Wednesday
Sail to Edfu
Wake-up Call
Breakfast
Visit Edfu Temple
Sail to Kom Ombo
Lunch
Afternoon Tea
Visit Kom Ombo Temple
Dinner
Galabya Party
Overnight in Kom Ombo
Day 4: Thursday
Sail to Aswan
Breakfast
Visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries and the Temple of Philae
Lunch
Sail on the Nile by Felucca around Kitchener’s Island
Afternoon Tea
Dinner
Nubian Folkloric Show
Overnight in Aswan
Day 5: Friday
Wake-up Call
Breakfast
Disembarkation

 

 

 

 

Nile Cruise Itinerary: 3 nights ex Aswan each Friday

 

Day 1: Friday
Embarkation before Lunch
Lunch on board
Visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries and the Temple of Philae and sail on the Nile by felucca around Kitchener’s Island
Afternoon Tea
Dinner on board
Nubian Folkloric Show
Overnight in Aswan
Day 2: Saturday 
Sail to Kom Ombo
Breakfast on Board
Visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo
Sail to Edfu
Lunch on Board
Visit Horus temple in Edfu
Sail to Esna
Afternoon Tea
Dinner on board
Egyptian Galabeya Party
Overnight in Esna
Day 3: Sunday
Sail to Luxor
Breakfast on board
Visit the West Bank – the Valley of the Kings and Queens, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari
Lunch on board
Afternoon Tea
Belly Dance Show
Dinner
Disco
Overnight in Luxor
Day 4: Monday 
Breakfast on board
Disembarkation at 08:00 am
Visit East Bank (Karnak and Luxor Temples)

 

 

 

November Sailing Schedule

 

Embarkation Date Disembarkation Date Nights Embarkation Disembarkation
11/18/11 11/25/11 7 Aswan Aswan
11/18/11 11/21/11 3 Aswan Luxor
11/21/11 11/25/11 4 Luxor Aswan
11/21/11 11/28/11 7 Luxor Luxor
11/25/11 12/02/11 7 Aswan Aswan
11/25/11 11/28/11 3 Aswan Luxor
11/28/11 12/02/11 4 Luxor Aswan
11/28/11 12/05/11 7 Luxor Luxor

 

 

December Sailing Schedule

 

Embarkation Date Disembarkation Date Nights Embarkation Disembarkation
12/02/11 12/09/11 7 Aswan Aswan
12/02/11 12/05/11 3 Aswan Luxor
12/05/11 12/09/11 4 Luxor Aswan
12/05/11 12/12/11 7 Luxor Luxor
12/09/11 12/16/11 7 Aswan Aswan
12/09/11 12/12/11 3 Aswan Luxor
12/12/11 12/16/11 4 Luxor Aswan
12/12/11 12/19/11 7 Luxor Luxor
12/16/11 12/23/11 7 Aswan Aswan
12/16/11 12/19/11 3 Aswan Luxor
12/19/11 12/23/11 4 Luxor Aswan
12/19/11 12/26/11 7 Luxor Luxor
12/23/11 12/30/11 7 Aswan Aswan
12/23/11 12/26/11 3 Aswan Luxor
12/26/11 12/30/11 4 Luxor Aswan
12/26/11 01/02/12 7 Luxor Luxor
12/30/11 01/06/12 7 Aswan Aswan
12/30/11 01/02/12 3 Aswan Luxor

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