With this 'Delights of Egypt' tour from Egypt Escapes you can cruise the legendary River Nile for 7 days on a 5-star boat on full-board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner), with opportunities to enjoy such sites as the Valley of the Kings, Abu Simbel & Aswan High Dam. Either side of your Nile Cruise, you will spend 7 days spread across two hotels in all-inclusive luxury on the stunning Red Sea Riviera among the beautiful beaches & reefs.
We have a selection of luxurious cruise ships & hotels on offer which can be tailored perfectly to your requirements, with options for hotel stays in a multitude of the Red Sea Resorts. All this will be carefully selected and confirmed when you call. We have an extensive selection of cruises & hotels available so please contact our 'Egypt Experts' for a carefully selected, bespoke quote. We can also tailor your holiday to a shorter or longer duration.
This is one of our most popular tours & has previously been selected by Dealchecker & TravelZoo as one of their Top 20 Deals in Travel in acknowledgement of the unbelievable value!
For those that haven’t seen it yet we recommend watching the Channel 5 series ‘Egypt’s Great River’ which is a fantastic insight into what these specialist tours are all about.
Delights of Egypt; What's Included
Return Direct Flights
Standard Double Room
Outside Cabin with Nile View
Standard Double Room
Departures From £499pp
03, 05, 07 Dec
02, 04, 07, 09, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30 Jan
20, 27 Feb
02, 06, 09 Dec
03, 06, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31 Jan
Departures From £549pp
12, 21, 23, 28, 30 Nov
01, 04, 11, 18, 22, 25, 29 Feb
22, 29 Nov
03, 21, 24, 28 Feb
Lots of other dates available with supplements, please contact us for a bespoke itinerary quote.
Drinks package upgrade to all-inclusive on the cruise from just £150pp.
Light Excursion packages available from £180pp (prices may vary subject to availability and season).
Full Excursion packages available from £220pp (prices may vary subject to availability and season).
Hold luggage optional cost dependent on airline (approximately £50 per case for 20kgs).
Resort transfers optional dependent on chosen accommodations, please contact us for details.
MS River Nile Cruise Ship Options:
Take your choice from a selection of luxurious MS River Nile options. 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 when you book. Cruise options currently are: MS Royal Viking, MS Presidential Commodore, MS Kahila & MS Jamila.
The MS 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 from your Nile view cabin with panoramic window &/or balcony.
The ships 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.
There is a large sun deck with lovely wooden sun beds and stylish rattan furniture providing a relaxing place to sit and enjoy the spectacular views of the Nile. There is a swimming pool ideal for a refreshing dip during the day and a deck bar offering cool refreshments.
The 60 cabins all have full-length opening panoramic windows and balcony rail. They offer 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.
MS specialise in Nile Cruise ships and have a great fleet all built to a high standard. The boats attract great reviews with the most common score left on Trip Advisor being a full 5 out of 5!
Red Sea Riviera All-Inclusive Hotel Options:
Choose from a vast selection of luxury all-inclusive properties we have available on the Red Sea Riviera. The default hotel offered will depend on the dates chosen to travel & availability but again this can be tailored to your requirements. You can adapt your stay to different resorts on the Red Sea including Caribbean World Soma Bay, Labranda Garden Makadi, Labranda Royal Makadi, Long Beach Resort, Jasmine Palace, AMC Royal Resort & Spa, Hilton Hurghada Resort.
Pre-bookable excursion packages available:
Full Sightseeing Package during your Nile Cruise £179pp 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 £139pp 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.
No holiday in Egypt is complete without a visit to Cairo, the greatest city in Africa! From just £149pp you can also add on a trip from Hurghada to Cairo & the famous Pyramids of Giza, one of the '7 Wonders of the Ancient World!' Watch the sun rise on the way to visit the Giza Pyramids & the Great Sphinx. Learn all you need to know about the Pyramids of Giza & Egyptian Museum from your qualified English speaking Egyptologist. Enjoy lunch at a top class restaurant & modern day Cairo shopping opportunities before heading back to your Red Sea Hotel!
We have lots of other excursion opportunities available from your Red Sea Riviera base including boat trips to Giftun & Paradise Islands, Quad Biking, Submarine Trips, Jeep Safaris & Aqua Parks!
These are sample itineraries, cruise ships & hotels which can be suited with alternatives depending on the dates you choose to travel. This will be confirmed with you upon enquiry. We have a variety of ships & hotels to choose from so if you would like to discuss alternatives then please give us a call. The options chosen may differ slightly in price.