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Sanctuary Sun Boat IV

Discover Sanctuary Sun Boat IV

A luxurious floating haven, Sanctuary Sun Boat IV offers an intimate and relaxed cruising experience on the epic Nile River. See ancient Egypt’s extraordinary historical sites on 4-night cruises which depart from Luxor and Aswan. You can lengthen your cruise to 8 nights by combining 2 cruises. Furnished in a chic, contemporary style with art deco influence, expect luxury cabins, quality service, gourmet dining and excellent excursions.

This boat has 36 Standard Cabins, 2 Royal and 2 Presidential Suites. Cabins are spacious with floor-to-ceiling windows which make lazy mornings a real pleasure. Facilities include a fine dining restaurant with picture windows, an elegant bar and lounge area, a fully equipped gym, a massage room and a shaded pool deck with a lounge bar. International cuisine along with local flavor ensures that the chef caters to all tastes. Elegant a la carte dinners and extensive local and international wine lists are available on the upper deck where barbecues are served. A colorful ‘galabeya party’ gives guests the opportunity to dress up in traditional Egyptian clothing and dance to Arabic music. A Folkloric show, accompanied by a whirling dervish show in Aswan is available along with a cooking demonstration.

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Expert View

  • 5-star Nile Cruise ship for exploring the Nile Valley
  • Knowledgeable Egyptologist guides in small groups
  • Cooking classes with award- winning chefs
  • Sail around the Nile Islands in a traditional Egyptian felucca

At a glance

  • 40 Cabins & Suites
  • 10 Years +
  • Open All Year
  • Full Board
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We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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