MS El Amira

Enjoy the comfort of the MS El Amira as you cruise along the famous River Nile exploring the many ancient wonders of Egypt.

Sit back, relax and appreciate this popular cruise boat. MS El Amira offers a welcoming atmosphere, attractively furnished cabins and warm friendly service.

MS El Amira Nile Cruise Itinerary (Sailing Mondays):

Day 1: Meet and assist at Luxor Airport or Hurghada Hotel (if confirmed a Nile Cruise & Stay). Please look for our Sun International Egypt Representative as they will assist you through immigration and other formalities and transfer you to the Nile boat for embarkation. The friendly crew will welcome you and assist you in settling in your cabin. Overnight stay on board in Luxor.

Day 2: Our first day of excursions begin with an early morning trip to the East Bank of Luxor to visit the Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Lunch on the cruise. Noon time sailing to Edfu. Dinner and overnight on board in Edfu.

Day 3: Early sailing around 9am to the town of Kom Ombo with an afternoon visit at 16:00 to the Sobek Temple. We continue our sail to Aswan and arrive around 21:00. Dinner and overnight on board in Aswan.

Day 4: Our visit of Aswan begins early morning with a visit to the High Dam, Philae Temple and Felucca Trip on the Nile. Guests can use the afternoon to leisurely explore Aswan or our (optional) excursion to the Nubian Village or simply ride on a camel along the Nile by our guide on the spot. Overnight on board in Aswan.

Day 5: Early morning (Optional) visit to the famous temple of Abu Simbel in the south of Aswan or you can just spend a relaxed morning on the sun deck, after noon sailing (around 14HRS) to Dendera with pause for 10 Min, in Edfu

Day 6: Enjoy breakfast on board, Cruise along the peaceful River Nile to Luxor, while resting on the shaded chairs and watch the farming along the river bank, or you could Relax on the boat sundeck or cool off in the plunge pool, overnight on board

Day 7: Morning excursion to West Bank including Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Evening visit to the sound and light show at Karnak temple (optional), Dinner and Overnight on board in Luxor.

Day 8: Breakfast on the cruise and transfer to Luxor or Hurghada Airport for your flight home or your next destination for example Cairo or Hurghada.

River Nile Excursion Packages:

MS El Amira Full Excursion Package (payable in resort upon check-in) £220pp.

Sight entrance fees for the included sights only as following: – Karnak Temple – Luxor Temple – Valley of the Kings – Hatshepsut – Colossi of Memnon – Kom Ombo Temple – Philae Temple – Aswan High Dam – Felucca trip in Aswan on the Nile. – English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) at all tours. – All ground transportation by modern A/C vehicles.

MS El Amira Light Excursion Package (payable in resort*) £180pp.

Sight entrance fees for the included sights only as following: – Karnak Temple – Luxor Temple – Kom Ombo Temple – Philae Temple – Aswan High Dam – and Felucca trip in Aswan on the Nile – English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) at all tours. – All ground transportation by modern A/C vehicles. (Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon are excluded).

Extra Excursions:

The following excursions are not included in the Full or Light Excursions packages but are popular additions in resort.

• Abu Simble Tour £120pp.

• Nubian Village £22pp.

• Camel Ride £18pp.

• Luxor Hot Air Balloon Ride £76pp.

• Cairo by Air Day Trip Including Pyramids, Museums, Sphinx & Lunch £200pp.

Entry Visa:

An Egypt Visa is required for most travellers including British passport holders. You can obtain a Visa upon arrival at Cairo, Luxor and Hurghada International airports, at the bank kiosks before the immigration counters for $25 USD and are valid for visits up to 30 days. It is possible to purchase a visa prior to departure, this is known as an e-visa, although you will pay a premium for this and therefore we wouldn’t recommend.


Nile Cruise Boat Gratuities are payable once on board charged at £27pp per week.


The boats accept GBP, USD, Euro’s and EGP

Credit Cards can be used on board, but during the excursions most places accept cash only.


Wi-Fi is chargeable on board: 1 day is £3.50; 2 days £5.50; 3 days £7.50; 7 days £18.00.


Towels will be provided for the Bathroom and Pool.

There are amenities in the bathroom (Soap, Shampoo and Conditioner)

Kettles are not provided in the Nile Boat cabins.

The plug used is a 2 round pin plug.

There are no formal nights on the boat, dress code is smart/casual.

A safe is provided in the cabins free of charge.

No laundry facilities available on the boat.

Drinks Package:

If you have confirmed FB and wish to upgrade to AI you can do so on board for supplement £152pp. Unless AI is stated on your accommodation voucher you will receive FB (Full-Board) which includes meals but no drinks.

Emergency Contact Numbers for Meeting Point Cruise and Hotels – To be used for any In-Resort Issues. Hurghada +20 12 000 400 42 Cairo +20 838 999 98 Marsa Alam +20 12 00004892

Emergency Contact for any other hotel provider will be detailed on your accommodation voucher.

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Enjoy a premier Nile Cruise experience with MS El Amira. You will cruise along the Nile exploring the many ancient wonders of Egypt. Packages are available from just £699pp including return flights, contact our Egypt Experts for details and to book.

You'll Love
  • Large Sun Deck w/Swimming Pool
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • On Board Gift Shop
  • Spacious Nile View Cabins



MS El Amira Cabins

MS El Amira has 66 standard cabins that are reasonably sized and face out over the Nile. Decorated in traditional wood with attractive furnishings they all feature twin beds, air-conditioning, en-suite facilities, hairdryer, mini-fridge, safety deposit box and satellite LCD TV.


MS El Amira has a large sun deck located on the upper deck with its lovely wooden sun beds and stylish rattan furniture provides 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.

Dining & Bars

MS El Amira has a spacious restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner is situated on the middle deck.

The lounge bar offering a range of drinks is a good place to sit and watch the nightly entertainment.

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