MS Farah

The MS Farah Nile Cruise offers a totally unique cruising experience. The hand polished Mediterranean stone floors, natural dark wood furniture and handmade Egyptian cotton sheets are designed to offer a luxurious sophisticated environment from which to enjoy your time on the Nile. Packages available from just £999pp.

  • 5-Star Luxury Nile Cruiser
  • Modern Interior Design
  • On Board Gymnasium & Sauna
  • Free Wi-Fi
Overview

In Arabic, the word ‘Farah’ means ‘Happiness and Joy’. This is certainly the experience you will receive on the MS Farah Nile Cruise Boat.

A simply luxurious and modern designed interior with bright furnishings, totally relaxing Cabins with Nile views and wonderful fine dining in the restaurant and relaxation in the Lounge Bar.

Sailing between Luxor and Aswan and vice versa, a memorable experience not easily replaced.

MS Farah is an extraordinary Nile Cruise option for a deluxe break on the glorious River Nile. Packages are available from just £999pp including return flights from the UK. Looking for more? Why not extend your break on the stunning Red Sea Riviera & enjoy one of our ‘Nile Cruise & Stay’ packages.

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MS Farah Nile Cruise Itinerary:

DAY 1: LUXOR

Transfer from Hurghada Hotel to the MS Farah. Dinner on board or for late arrivals a light snack will be served. Overnight in Luxor.

DAY 2: LUXOR – ESNA

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, the Temple of Hatshepsut and

Medinet Habu Temple. Lunch on board as the boats sets sail to Esna dinner on board. Overnight in Esna.

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 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 and 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 as the boat sails to Esna and then Luxor to arrive in the afternoon. Lunch on board followed by a visit to the ‘world’s largest greatest open air museum’ at Karnak Temple, which covers a large area of land and includes several temples, the largest of them being the Temple of Amun. One last visit to Luxor Temple returning to the boat for dinner and last night on board.

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 number of boats on the Nile, at some docking points boats are moored side by side obstructing the view from cabins. Very occasionally, due to operational difficulties a change of vessel can occur for a ‘like for like’ replacement. However, the sightseeing itinerary will remain the same.

Dining & Bars

The MS Farah Nile Crusie has a lavish large restaurant where guests will have the chance to enjoy their carefully prepared and served meals. Both breakfast and lunch are offered in an open buffet, and the dinner will be a la carte. Always including special choices for the vegetarians.

After a long day of sightseeing and exploration it is time to sit back and relax while sipping on your favorite drink.A contemporary atmosphere that stands in stark contrast with the surroundings and a mood specifically designed to enhance your level of comfort and serenity.You can dance on our oriental beats, watch the slow of the night or simply feast your eyes on the breath taking view of the Nile.

Cabins

MS Farah Cabin

Farah Nile Cruise offers 60 deluxe cabins and 2 Royal Suites, where you can actually taste the fine flavor of our hospitality. In every detail from the handmade Egyptian cotton sheets to the natural dark wood furniture. All designed to tickle your senses and enhance your comfort.

Facillities

The sun deck with its large pool, relaxing loungers and individual cabanas provides a great place to soak up some sun and enjoy the Nile floating by whilst sipping a drink from the pool bar.

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