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A Cruise through Egypt on the River Nile

A Cruise through Egypt on the River Nile

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It’s a country over flowing with history, with monuments and relics, and a certain allure that cannot be denied. Being one of the most impressive ancient civilisations in the world, Egypt has always been an exciting and enticing adventure for travellers. Books and movies bursting with intrigue have been set here, so it should come as no surprise that Egypt is one of the top travel destinations of 2019. And, what is a visit to Egypt without a cruise down the famous Nile River?

A Cruise through Egypt on the River Nile
Image courtesy of Discover Egypt

The Nile was the life force of Ancient Egypt and today is one of the most spectacular sites you can see (other than the pyramids of course!). And when it comes to selecting a vessel to sail the Nile on, Sanctuary Retreats offers a level of luxury unparalleled.

There are four Egyptian river cruises you can choose from.

Sanctuary Nile Adventurer

Voted as one of National Geographic’s “Journeys of a lifetime”, this ship is one of the best in boutique Nile adventures. The 32 cabins on board have been designed with a chic modern feel combined with Egyptian flair. Guest will experience first-hand knowledge from an on-board Egyptologist, award-winning gourmet cuisine and refined luxury. You can choose from a three, four or ten-night cruise.

Sanctuary Sun Boat III

When it comes to style, comfort and all thing luxe, this river yacht has you covered. It’s been voted one of the top 100 most beautiful boats in the world several times, offers a seven or ten-night itinerary, led by top Egyptologists and has been designed to reflect the very best of one of the greatest era’s – the 20’s and 30’s. With its exquisite designs, award-winning chef and brilliant views from Cairo to Aswan, this is a cruise to remember.

Sanctuary Sun Boat III
Image courtesy of Mundy Cruising

Sanctuary Sun Boat IV

Peaceful in design, with teak flooring, art deco influence and contemporary style, this boat feels like a little slice of heaven. The sun-deck has an Egyptian marble heated swimming pool, where guests can relax with a view. It is also one of the only boats to visit the Temple of Hathor at Denderah (on the four-night itinerary) and, for those who like the extra luxury offers the choice of two Royal and two Presidential suites.

Sanctuary Zein Nile Chateau

This bespoke dahabiya (traditional Egyptian boat) is for those who want the best of the best. The private charter has four cabins and two suites. The Arabian themed sun deck and dining area offers relaxation and excellence. Everything about this cruise caters to the wants and needs of the individual, from the sites that are seen to the ‘a la carte’ menu. Time aboard this charter is a lesson in true cruise luxury.

Each cruise offers something unique and special to its guests, from Egyptologists to secret temples. Whether its adventure or relaxation you’re after (or both), Sanctuary Retreats ensures luxury and the trip of a life time.

For more personalised information tips and advice, or to book this incredible holiday contact your local TravelManagers’ personal travel manager here.

Sanctuary Zein Nile Chateau shaded lounge area on deck
Image courtesy of The Ultimate Travel Company

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