MS Grand Rose

Elegant and sophisticated, this is one of the most beautiful ships sailing the Nile today. The MS Grand Rose is the height of understated luxury, offering panoramic views from the sun deck. Packages are available from just £799pp including flights, all-inclusive board basis & 10 excursions.

  • Sun Deck & Swimming Pool
  • Live Evening Entertainment
  • All-Inclusive Cruise
  • Includes 10 Free Excursions
Overview

Elegant and sophisticated, the MS Grand Rose offers a taste of understated luxury on an all-inclusive Nile Cruise including a free full-excursion package. Whether you are setting off to explore the sites or simply wiling away the hours to the sound of water lapping gently against the bow, you will enjoy first class service from the experienced and attentive crew.

All the cabins are tastefully furnished and offer a stunning River Nile view. The sun deck is perfect for topping up your tan as you sail the Nile. And as the sun slips beneath the horizon, enjoy a cocktail in the Tulip bar before dining in style at the ship’s excellent Jasmin Restaurant.

MS Grand Rose is available to book as Nile Cruise or as a Nile Cruise & Stay package.

Tour Highlights Include:

Buffet breakfast and lunch on board

Buffet or set menu dinner

Tea, coffee, cakes and snacks

Soft and local alcoholic drinks by the glass – 10.00 to 24.00

Daytime activities and evening entertainment with local shows

Fully-guided itinerary with 10 free excursions

Luxor Temple

Karnak Temple complex

The Colossi of Memnon

The Valley of the Kings

Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple

Medinet Habu

Temple of Sobek at Kom Ombo

The Temples of Philae

Aswan High Dam

The unfinished obelisk in Aswan

MS Grand Rose Itinerary

Day 1: Arriving in Luxor

Luxor, is the site of the ancient Egyptian capital, Thebes, and home to many of the most renowned monuments, tombs and temples. It is the starting point for your Nile cruise.

Day 2: Luxor and East Thebes

After breakfast visit the East bank of Thebes and the Temples of Luxor and Karnak. At the vast open air museum of Karnak, marvel at the Great Hypostyle Hall with its 134 columns. Enjoy lunch and dinner on board, and overnight in Luxor.

Day 3: Luxor and Western Thebes

Travel to the West Bank, Thebes and the Valley of the Kings, final resting place of the Pharaohs; there is an optional visit to Tutankhamun’s tomb. Other highlights include the imposing Temple of Hatshepsut, the gigantic Colossi of Memnon, and Medinet Habu temple. In the afternoon, sail to Esna. Dinner is on board and you overnight at Esna.

Day 4: Kom Ombo to Aswan

The cruise continues via the impressive sight of Kom Ombo standing sentinel at a bend in the river. Visit this unusual double temple, built in 250BC to honour the crocodile-headed Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, before sailing on to Aswan.

Day 5: Agilika & the High Dam

Visit the unfinished obelisk first thing, then take a motor boat from Aswan to the island of Agilika and the Temples of Philae, devoted to Isis, and visit the famous Aswan High Dam Enjoy an optional day trip to Aswan Nubian Village national park.

Day 6: Aswan

A free day to explore Aswan and its lively Souk, enjoy the optional early morning excursion to Abu Simbel (optional), or to simply relax on board. In the afternoon, enjoy a boat ride along the Nile, before embarking and sailing to Kom Ombo. Overnight at Kom Ombo.

Day 7: Sail to Luxor

Enjoy a day soaking up the view, as you sail downstream, arriving in Luxor in the evening. Enjoy your last evening in style with the Sound & Light show at Karnak Temple (optional).

Day 8: Leaving Luxor

After breakfast, relax on board before being transferred to the airport for your flight home or your hotel stay. Complimentary late check-out means you will have full use of all facilities until time for your departure.

Dining & Bars

Jasmin restaurant: serving international buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus a weekly set menu "Captain’s Dinner".

Tulip lounge bar: serving snacks and cocktails. It's also home to the evening disco.

Sun deck bar: cooling drinks and snacks.

Cabins

MS Grand Rose Cabin

All cabins are exterior cabins with Nile views. They have double or twin beds, bath with shower, WC, air conditioning (seasonal), satellite TV, safe and hairdryer. There is a telephone and mini-bar, both at extra charge.

Facillities

Complimentary towels, sun loungers and umbrellas await you by the pool and on the sundeck. The sundeck is also home to fitness equipment and table tennis facilities. The ship also has its own hospital clinic, shops, a hairdresser and 24-hour room and laundry service.

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All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk

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