• Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Sanctuary Sun Boat IV

Sanctuary Sun Boat IV - 3 & 4 night cruises

Cruise Cairo – Aswan

Epic Nile from Cairo to Aswan

An incredible twelve night itinerary, including a ground-breaking ten night cruise down the epic Nile from Cairo to Aswan. Experience the unrivalled luxury and exclusivity of one of our Sanctuary Nile cruise boats... Read more ...

Sunboat-IV - Egypt

Connections: Nile River Cruise and Istanbul: In the Footsteps of Agatha Christie from £3,610

Explore the world of Agatha Christie by staying in an iconic Instanbul hotel where she stayed... Read more ...

Luxor to Luxor

Nile and Luxor Experience from £2,085

See the best of the Nile from the comfort of the 5* Sanctuary Sun Boat IV from Aswan to Edfu and Luxor, including sites such as the Valley of the Kings and Karnak Temple. Read more ...

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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 (British Airways, Egypt Air); Luxor (Egypt Air, Easyjet); Sharm el Sheikh (Easyjet); Hurghada (Easyjet)

flying time

4 hours 50 minutes direct

time difference

GMT +2 hours


Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations

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  • All cabins and suites are air-conditioned, with panoramic windows, private bathrooms with shower, satellite television, in-house movies, international phone, safe and mini-bar
  • The decks offer space for sunbathing and a plunge pool
  • An on board masseuse is on hand to provide expert treatments
  • The boat has a small but fully-equipped gym
  • Children over the age of six years old are welcome
  • Ideal for those wanting a short cruise

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.

We recommendCombine with a cruise on Lake Nasser to get to know Egypt in Depth.

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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We would like to express our thanks for what we have called the best holiday we have had with A&K…. Everything was incredible, we have never experienced service like this.

- SW, London

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Magdy Yacoub Foundation

Brings together world renowned surgeons and medical teams to volunteer their time and skills to perform life saving open heart surgery for people in need from Egypt and the surrounding areas - especially children.

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