Steam Ship Sudan
Exploring the Nile in style
Ancient Egypt on display
Sunset from a side deck
Gliding down the Nile
Steam Ship Sudan at night
Expansive cabin windows
Belle Epoque styled cabin
Steam Ship Sudan, Nile Cruises, Egypt
Explore the Nile and ancient Egypt aboard the luxurious SS Sudan with just 23 cabins
5 nights from around £2,100pp or 4 nights private hire from around £33,000, including full board, resident Egyptologist, and all guided excursions and entrance fees. Flights and transfers available at additional charge.
An authentic 19th century steamer with teak decks and oriental opulence to the fore, a stay aboard the Steam Ship Sudan provides a return to the heyday of traditional luxury travel. Depending on your route, some of the sights visited might include the limestone masterpiece of the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Edfu, Temple of Karnak, Temple of Philae and Kom Ombo.
Made famous in the movie of Agatha Christie's 'Death on the Nile', the boat has 18 cabins and five suites laid out over two decks.
Each day is mapped out with timings for shore excursions and meals. The crew are utterly charming, and nothing is too much trouble. There are professional, experienced guides on board who take you to the sights. Steam Ship Sudan plies the waters of the Nile between Luxor and Aswan on a four night itinerary, and between Aswan and Luxor on a three night itinerary.
Facilities & Services
The upper deck has comfortable sunbeds and chairs to snooze, read, draw, and watch the lush greenery slide by as you glide along.
Weather & Seasons
Egypt has year-round sun, and almost no rain. Daytime temperatures range from pleasantly warm in the winter to very hot in the summer. Northerly cities such as Cairo and Alexandria are generally about 5ºC cooler than southerly areas such as Aswan and Abu Simbel.
Departures are from Luxor or Aswan. To reach the docks, we recommend flying from Cairo to either destination. To Luxor it's an hour, and to Aswan it's 90 minutes. There are several daily flights, so there's no need to stay overnight in Cairo unless you wish to.
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Time to Get in Touch?
Please call us on 0203 019 3722 or simply send us an email outlining your requirements.