MS Lady Sophia

Split over five-deck levels, MS Lady Sophia creates the perfect ambience for you to relax and soak up the history, sights and sounds of Egypt. Nile Cruise packages start from just £599pp including flights as part of a special offer, please contact our Egypt Experts for details and to book.

  • Deluxe Nile Cruiser
  • Excellent Entertainment Programme
  • Swimming Pool On The Sun Deck
  • On Board Beauty Salon
Overview

This ultra sleek and modern 5-star vessel, MS Lady Sophia offers an extensive on-board entertainment programmes and is designed to be ideal for couples, honeymooners, families and small groups.

Aboard MS Lady Sophia you can visit historic sites such as Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan and return to the modern elegance and comfort of this floating hotel. MS Lady Sophia departs and returns to Luxor Nile Cruise Port on Sundays.

MS Lady Sophia Nile Cruise Itinerary:

Day 1: Meet and assist at Luxor Airport or Hurghada Hotel (if confirmed a Nile Cruise & Stay). Please look for the Meeting Point 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:

You have the option to include the excursion packages at the time of booking.

These will appear next to the board basis option (i.e. AI-FE)

FE = Full Excursions LE = Light Excursions

For Example – The voucher below is Full Board with Full Excursion package:

MS Lady Sophia Full Excursion Package (pre-bookable or on the spot*) price range £180 – £210 per person.

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 Lady Sophia Light Excursion Package (pre-bookable or on the spot*) price range £140 – £170 per person.

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).

*We have no control over the rates chargeable for excursions once on-board your chosen boat.

Extra Excursions:

The following excursions are not included in the Full or Light Excursions packages and only bookable on board locally – Only Cash Payments accepted.

• Abu Simble Tour £80 per person

• Nubian Village £22 per person

• Camel Ride £16 per person

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.

Gratuities:

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

Currency:

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:

Wi-Fi is chargeable on board: 1 day is £2.50; 2 days £4.50; 3 days £6.50; 7 days £15.00.

Cabins/Boat

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:

You will need to upgrade to All Inclusive to receive drinks as part of your package. If you have confirmed FB and wish to upgrade to AI. Please email [email protected] for a quote or call 0207 0303748. 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.

For more information on other vessels please click here.

Now it’s time to Explore, Discover and Experience the delights of this magical part of the world aboard the MS Lady Sophia.

Dining & Bars

The restaurant serves a mix of open buffet-style meals and set menus and accommodates the full complement of guests in one sitting. The spacious and luxurious lounge features elegant seating and a bar serving beers, wines, cocktails and soft drinks.

The lounge also features a full size snooker/billiards/pool table. You could indulge yourself by the pool bar sipping refreshing drinks while admiring the view or working out with the fitness equipment available on the Sun deck.

Cabins

MS Lady Sophia Cabin

Cabins are a roomy 19 m ² while suites offer a generous 25 m² of space. The lower deck (1) features a restaurant, clinic and 8 double cabins and the same number are housed on deck (2) with the addition of 2 single cabins, reception and mini bar. Deck (3) features 24 double cabins and 2 suites as well as a wine bar, reading room and billiard room. The upper deck (4) has 26 double cabins and a further 2 single cabins plus bazaars and a massage room.

Facillities

The swimming pool and pool bar are located on the large Sun deck that runs the entire length of the ship and you’ll find parasols, loungers and deck chairs together for your comfort and relaxation.

A gift shop and bazaar on board will supply souvenirs or you can indulge yourself in the beauty salon (open twice weekly in Aswan and Luxor), or pamper yourself in the massage room.

Keep in touch with home through a chargeable international telephone and fax service or dance the night in the music performances held in the lounge.

ABTA - ATOL Protected

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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