MS Grand Sun

The stylish new MS Grand Sun is a real luxury cruiser with a modern, spacious lobby measuring 236m² making it larger than some hotels. Packages are available at Egypt Escapes including flights, all-inclusive board and full-excursions on board Nile Cruise.

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

Enjoy an unforgettable stay on board this luxurious and elegantly furnished boat. As you sail down the Nile you will find comfort on the extensive sun deck, greeted by a swimming pool and Jacuzzi.

Attention turns to the disco lounge bar, with lively entertainment, as the sun sets before you retire to your well-appointed cabin.

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

MS Grand Sun All-Inclusive Nile Cruise:

Your package includes:

Return flights

Buffet breakfast and lunch

Buffet or set menu dinner

Tea, coffee, cakes and snacks

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

Activities and entertainment as listed

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 Sun 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

The restaurant offers a varied buffet with a wide selection of delicacies for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In the afternoon, guests are served tea, coffee and cake. The all-inclusive programme is rounded off by a range of midnight snacks and an unlimited amount of non-alcoholic drinks (soft drinks, water, juices from 07.00 to 24.00 h) and local alcoholic beverages (available from 09.00 am to midnight).

Cabins

MS Grand Sun Cabin

The ship contains 60 cabins and two suites. The tastefully furnished cabins are fitted with two single beds or one double bed, lounge area, bath/shower/WC, air-conditioning, hairdryer, telephone, satellite TV, mini-fridge and safe.

Facillities

An oval swimming pool with sun loungers and sun screens is located on the large sundeck. The ship also has its own hospital clinic, two souvenir shops and 24-hour room and laundry service.

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