With this 'Delights of Egypt' tour from Egypt Escapes you can cruise the legendary River Nile for 7 days on a 5-star boat with with Nile view and 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 in all-inclusive luxury on the stunning Red Sea Riviera among the beautiful beaches & reefs.
Almost but not quite? We have a selection of luxurious Nile 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 been selected by TravelZoo as one of the 'Top 20 Deals in Travel' in acknowledgement of the unbelievable value for this holiday of a lifetime!
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. Or what about the latest offerings from Channel 5, Tutankhamun with Dan Snow and Egypt's Great Treasures from the one and only Bettany Hughes.
Delights of Egypt Tour; What's Included
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Pool or sea view room
Outside cabin with Nile view
Pool or sea view room
Departures from just £599pp
Bristol 31 Oct, 18, 21, 25, 28 Nov, 05, 09, 12 Dec, 02, 06, 09, 13, 20, 23 Jan, 03, 24 Feb
Gatwick 17, 24, 26 Nov, 01, 03, 08, 10 Dec, 05, 07, 12, 14, 19, 26 Jan, 02, 16, 18, 23 Feb.
Manchester 26 Nov, 02 Dec, 02, 09, 13, 16, 23, 27 30 Jan, 03, 21, 24 Feb.
Stansted 23, 30 Nov, 04, 07 Dec, 01, 04, 08, 11, 15, 18, 22, 29 Jan. 01, 19 Feb.
Departures from just £699pp
Bristol 03, 10 Mar, 04, 11 May
Gatwick 02, 09 Mar 06, 10, 13, 17 May
Manchester 04, 10 March
Stansted 01, 05, 08 May
Departures From £899pp
Manchester 04, 10, 11, 18 May
Doncaster 06, 13, 20, 27 Nov, 04, 11 Dec, 05, 12, 19 Feb
Birmingham 02, 05, 09, 12, 13, 16, 20, 23, 26, 30 Nov, 03, 07, 10, 11 Dec, 01, 04, 11, 15, 25 Feb
Newcastle 06, 13, 20, 27 Nov, 01, 08, 15, 22, 29 Feb
Glasgow 07, 14, 21, 28 Nov, 05 Dec, 02, 09, 19
East Midlands 03, 10, 17, 24 Nov, 05, 12, 19, 26 Jan
Departures From £1099pp
Gatwick 12, 13, 19, 23 Apr
Manchester 02, 12, 13, 16, 27 Apr
Doncaster 04, 12, 19 Mar, 09, 16, Apr
Birmingham 01, 04, 08, 11, 12, 15, 18 Mar, 08, 09, 12, 19, 26 Apr
Newcastle 18 Dec, 05, 12, 19 Mar, 09, 16 Apr
Glasgow 06, 13, 20, 27 Feb, 13 Mar
East Midlands 02, 09, 16 Mar 06, 13 Apr
Travel last minute and winter sun dates for the best prices with lots of other dates available from small supplements.
Dates and departure airports available with direct or indirect flight options/flight supplements, please contact our 'Egypt Experts' for a bespoke itinerary quote.
Drinks package upgrade to all-inclusive on the cruise from just £152pp.
Light Excursion packages available from £160pp (prices may vary subject to availability and season).
Full Excursion packages available from £200pp (prices may vary subject to availability and season).
Hold luggage optional cost dependent on airline (approximately £60 per case for 20kgs).
Resort transfers all included.
Other Tour Options:
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 sunbeds 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 £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.
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.