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Luxor-Aswan Just Nile Cruise Package

Overview

7-Nt Full-Board Nile Cruise.

Whats Included

  • 7-Nts 5-Star Full-Board River Nile Cruise
  • Return Flights
  • Outside Cabin with Nile View
  • Professional Guide Onboard (Egyptologist)

Where you will be staying

MS Royal Viking

Cruise Ship: MS Royal Viking

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Exclusive Egypt Escapes Offers

If it is just the River Nile Cruise you are interested in, then at Egypt Escapes we have an option for you with our 'Just Cruise' tour. We have lots of options available for you. There are only direct flights available from London to Luxor (every Monday) but other UK departure airports & dates are available with stopover.

What's Included

7-Nt 5-Star Full-Board River Nile Cruise

Return Flights

Outside Cabin with Nile View

Professional Guide Onboard (Egyptologist)

When

For the best prices and availability it's generally best to book in advance, 10-11 months is usually the best. Lots of other dates are always available from small supplements, get in touch to check any dates.

Remember, you can combine your Nile Cruise with a Red Sea Stay too, with special offer tour packages from just £499pp.

Please contact our 'Egypt Experts' for more details and a bespoke quote.

Other Options:

Drinks package upgrade to all-inclusive on the cruise from just £152pp.

Excursion packages available from £180pp.

Local tips for all staff £27pp payable on the cruise in cash.

Nile Cruise Itinerary

DAY 1: LUXOR

Transfer from Luxor International Airport to your Nile cruise boat. Dinner on board or for late arrivals a light snack will be served. Overnight in Luxor.

DAY 2: LUXOR - ESNA

After an early breakfast, travel a short distance to visit the ‘world’s largest greatest open air museum’ known as Karnak Temple, which covers a large area of land and includes several temples, the largest of them being the Temple of Amun. Then drive a short distance to Luxor Temple. Originally, the temple was joined to Karnak by a long avenue of Sphinxes, many of which can still be seen today. Returning to the boat for Lunch as the boat sets sail to Esna where it will moor overnight. Dinner on board.

DAY 3: ESNA - KOM OMBO - ASWAN

Breakfast on board and morning visit of the Temple of Khnum at Esna. The temple is dedicated to the ram-headed god Khnum, who was patron god of cataracts. Continue the journey south, for a brief stop at Edfu (not visit) before sailing to Kom Ombo to visit the temple before dinner. This temple, unlike many others in Egypt, was dedicated to two gods; the Southern section is dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile headed man, god of fertility, and the Northern section to the Falcon headed god Horus. There is also a fascinating crocodile museum to visit with many artefacts and mummified crocodiles. Sail to Aswan and overnight in Aswan.

DAY 4: ASWAN

After breakfast, visit the High Dam in Aswan, built in 1960-1971 to provide electricity to the villages along the Nile, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Isis on Philae Island. Lunch on board and afternoon at leisure with an opportunity to revisit the Temple of Philae for an **optional sound & light show in the evening.

DAY 5: ASWAN

After breakfast there is the option of a morning at leisure or an early morning **optional visit to Abu Simbel. This impressive temple, built by Rameses II stands on the banks of Lake Nasser. After lunch on board, there is a relaxing boat trip around Elephantine Island to the Botanical Gardens on General Kitchener Island. Dinner and overnight in Aswan.

DAY 6: ASWAN - EDFU

Morning at leisure. Lunch on board and then set sail to Kom Ombo. After a brief stop at Kom Ombo, continue sailing to Edfu and overnight.

DAY 7: LUXOR

Breakfast on board, early morning visit to the West Bank including the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, burial sites for many of the most powerful and successful pharaohs and high priests, as well as the Temple of Hatshepsut.

DAY 8: LUXOR

**Optional early morning balloon ride for the adventurous. Breakfast on board followed by check-out and onward transfer to the airport or next destination.

Please note: the order or content of your itinerary may be amended due to lock closures, low water levels or any other unforeseeable circumstances. Due to the increasing number of boats on the Nile, at some docking points boats are moored side by side obstructing the view from cabins. Occasionally, due to operational difficulties a change of vessel can occur. However, the sightseeing itinerary will remain the same.

MS River Nile Cruise Ship Options

Take your choice from a selection of luxurious River Nile options that sail on a Monday. The boat will differ depending on the dates you choose to cruise & the availability at the time but all this can be confirmed with you before you book. Cruise options currently are listed in our vessels section.

The River Nile Cruises are deluxe cruise boats tastefully decorated throughout in a contemporary style and equipped to cater to your every need. With high standards of service, accommodation and Egyptian hospitality, you can relax in comfort and watch the ever- changing scenery unfold before eyes.

They generally have five decks and a host of on board facilities to enjoy and you can be assured of wonderful Egyptian hospitality throughout your cruise. The main restaurants offer a wonderful variety of international and local cuisine whilst the attractive lounge bar makes the perfect place to relax in the evening and watch the nightly entertainment.

Excursions

Pre-bookable Nile Cruise excursion packages available:

Full Sightseeing Package during your Nile Cruise £220pp Includes (bookable in advance and on the spot): Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings (Tutankhamen), Hatshepsut Temple, Collossi of Memnon, KomOmbo Temple, Khnum Temple in Esna, Philae Temple in Aswan, High Dam of Aswan. English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) at all tours. All ground transportation by modern A/C vehicles.

Light Sightseeing Package During your Nile Cruise £180pp Includes: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, KomOmbo Temple, Khnum Temple in Esna, Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam. English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) at all tours. All ground transportation by modern A/C vehicles.

Alternatives

These are sample itineraries, cruise ships & hotels which can be suited with alternatives depending on the dates you choose to travel. We can liaise with you and inform you of all the options when you enquire. We have a variety of ships & hotels to choose from so if you would like to discuss alternatives then please get in touch. The different options chosen may differ in price.

Dining & Bars

Dining aboard MS Royal Viking

The Lower Deck houses the Main Restaurant where a varied buffet awaits every meal. Offers a large selection of international gourmet dining options, prepared by the highly qualified professional chef.

There is a Lounge Bar serving a wide range of cocktails and beverages as well as light meals for lunch and dinner.

Rooms & Cabins

MS Royal Viking Balcony Cabin

The 68 exterior deluxe cabins, measuring 23 square meters, all have full-length opening panoramic windows and balcony rail. These elegantly furnished cabins offer high levels of comfort with air-conditioning en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, hairdryer, complimentary toiletries, dressing table and sitting area, satellite LCD TV, plus an individual safe and mini- fridge.

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