Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, Egypt with Abercrombie & Kent
Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, Egypt with Abercrombie & Kent
Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, Egypt with Abercrombie & Kent
Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, Egypt with Abercrombie & Kent
Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, Egypt with Abercrombie & Kent
Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, Egypt with Abercrombie & Kent

Sanctuary Sun Boat IV

Call 01242 547 703 to speak to a specialist


Why we like it

  • Visit the lesser known site of Dendarah north of Luxor
  • All cabins have Nile views, air-conditioning, private bathrooms and mini-bar
  • Inclusive drinks supplements available so there is no need to sign for wine, beer or soft drinks
  • The decks provide space for sunbathing, heated pool and exercise machines
  • Wi-fi Internet access is available throughout the boat at an extra charge

A&K Top Tip

Enjoy the tranquillity of the cruise thanks to a no smoking policy in all internal areas and no mobile phones in public areas.

Egypt Offers

Save 35% on all Nile Cruises

Save 35% on all Nile Cruises

35% off all Nile cruises
Book any Nile Cruise for travel before the 31st of December 2016 and save up to 35%. Offer includes a 7 night Nile cruise on board the Sanctuary Sunboat IV alongside expert Egyptologists. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.


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 wonderful amenities, including an outdoor bar for sundowners on the lower deck and refreshing plunge pool on the upper deck. Choose from two Royal Suites with balcony (not private) located on the Promenade Deck, two Presidential Suites located on the Main Deck and the 36 Luxury Cabins located over all four decks.

There is a non-smoking policy in all internal areas of the boat and a no mobile phone policy in public areas. An A&K Nile voyage is the ultimate Nile experience, with private docks, exceptional food, service and attention to detail on board (everything prepared in the kitchen is done so with mineral water) while the country's ancient sites and legends are brought to life by Egyptologists of the highest calibre.

The Sanctuary Sun Boat IV is featured in the following journeys, cost from £2,398 per person:
Classic Egypt
Egypt in Depth

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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


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Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations

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