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Cruising the Nile has long been seen as the most romantic way of visiting the monuments of Ancient Egypt and what better way to do it than on one of Abercrombie & Kent's own Sunboats. The standard of service, quality of food and our private docks (which give you the privacy and exclusivity not always possible with other boats) are all part of our boats' recipe for success.

By taking a luxury Nile cruise you are able to see some of the country's most important sights with ease and comfort. Each Nile cruise includes a programme of fascinating shore excursions accompanied by one of our private guides, who, with their specialist knowledge and insider access, will guarantee to enhance your Egypt holiday.

Find out more about the Zein Nile Chateau and our new dahabiya Nile cruises. A 'dahabiya' is a sailing boat that affords a more private sailing experience upon the Nile. Enjoy the luxury Nile cruise experience with the help of our experts.

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Our experts can tailor-make the perfect holiday to suit your individual requirements, however, if you need inspiration or a starting point, below are some of our suggested trips and experiences:

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Luxury Small Group Journeys - Egypt & the Nile 2016

Nights: 9 | from £5,215pp

Cruise in luxury on Sanctuary 'Sun Boat III,' travelling to off-the-beaten-path Denderah, exploring Egypt's pyramids from the inside out and sailing the... Find out more

Holiday type: Group departure

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Historical Footsteps

Nights: 9 | from £2,295pp

Explore majestic Egypt and revel in the majesty of the pyramids, Luxor, Cairo and the Nubian desert city of Aswan. Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Nile and Luxor Experience

Nights: 11 | from £2,185pp

A relaxing yet thought-provoking 10-night Nile voyage taking in Aswan, Edfu and Luxor and classic sites like the Valley of the Kings and Karnak Temple. Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Classic Egypt

Nights: 10 | from £2,195pp

Ever since there have been travellers, there have been travellers in Egypt. Its unparalleled ancient sites have drawn the curious for centuries – and... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made Private set departure

Adventure & Culture | Classic Journeys

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Egypt in depth

Nights: 11 | from £2,700pp

An Egyptian odyssey which encompasses some of the lesser-visited sites around Lake Nasser and Abu Simbel, as well as the key sites of Nile ancient Cairo. Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Sanctuary Nile Adventurer

Decorated in a modern, Pharonic inspired lounge style and providing gourmet cuisine, the Sanctuary Nile Adventurer offers an intimate and relaxed cruising... Find out more

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Sanctuary Sun Boat III

Perfect for a relaxed cruise along the Nile, the stylish Sanctuary Sun Boat III exudes all the discreet, elegant ambience of an exclusive club. Smaller... Find out more

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Sanctuary Sun Boat IV

Sanctuary Sun Boat IV is renowned as one of the finest boats operating on the Nile River. Rated five-star, it is air conditioned throughout and offers... Find out more

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Sanctuary Zein Nile Chateau

The six-cabin haven on board the Sanctuary Zein Nile Chateau is one of the most luxurious boats sailing on the River Nile. The smallest of the Sanctuary... Find out more

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Classic Nile

Egypt

2016 High Season Offer - Save 25% on the cruise
From £1,895pp based on two people sharing, travelling between 1st October and 16th December 2016. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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Luxury Small Group Journeys - Egypt and the Nile

Egypt

Save up to £1,370 per person
Book on two selected departures on our Luxury Small Group Journeys - Egpyt and the Nile and receive up to £1,370 discount per person. Departure dates are the 7th October and 4th November 2016. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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Our Europe & Middle East team – Sarah, Eleanor, Lynne, Rob, Aline, Kate and Sandrine are experts in designing the perfect holiday to suit your personal needs, interests and budget. Their intimate knowledge of every hotel and resort featured in our portfolio, together with our own network of offices throughout the region, allows us to offer unique in-depth knowledge, unparalleled insider access and the VIP service for which Abercrombie & Kent is renowned. 

Read about our latest experiences in Europe and the Middle East in our Travel Blog pages.

To find out more about our Europe team, click on the consultant links below or call them on 01242 547 703 or enquire online


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Egypt with Abercrombie & Kent

Best time to be there

Winter (October to April) for cultural trips, although May to September is great for the Red Sea. Ramadan is a particularly exciting time to be in Egypt - it is celebrated here with more exuberance than anywhere else in the world.

Fly to

Cairo, Luxor (British Airways, Egypt Air); Sharm el Sheikh (British from Sep 2015, Easyjet); Hurghada (Easyjet)

Flying time

4 hours 50 minutes direct

Time difference

GMT +2 hours

Visas

Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations

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