MS Odyssey

MS Odyssey is a 5-star Nile Cruises that sails every Monday (seasonally) from Luxor Port. MS Odyssey is part of the prestigious Presidential Nile Cruises. These ships offer flexible cruises between Luxor and Aswan with different programs to suit your requirements. MS Odyssey handles all the visits to the temples and historical sites and offer many optional activities to ensure that you make the most out of your time in Egypt. To this day it is recognized as one of the most established and successful cruisers on the famous River Nile. It is constantly striving for excellence and continual improvement, always focusing on the comfort and needs of customers.

MS Odyssey is on offer as a Nile Cruise only or as part of a tour to include stays in Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, Aswan or even Jordan!

Presidential Nile Cruises offer comfortable surroundings and good service. Cuisine: Excellent food is served in the boat’s dining room. A bar is also available.

Entertainment: On-board entertainment includes belly dancing, a Nubian Show and an Oriental Party. There is also a TV lounge with a choice of videos and games.

Sport and Leisure: A swimming pool and sundeck with loungers allow for relaxation. Special Facilities: Jewellery, handicrafts and souvenirs are available from the gift shop.

Book & secure your ABTA & ATOL protected Egypt Holiday with a low deposit, 0% interest on instalments & the final balance due 4 weeks prior to travel. All our tours can be tailored to your specific needs, click on the links for more details, use our live chat service or call our ‘Egypt Experts’ to book. Holidays include all resort transfers, hold & hand luggage dependent on airline.

For those that haven’t seen it yet we recommend watching the Channel 5 series ‘The Nile with Bettany Hughes – Egypt’s Great River’ which is a fantastic insight into what these specialist tours are all about.

MS Odyssey 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.

This is a sample itinerary and may change. Excursions are available as part of a pre-booked package or can be arranged in resort with our rep or at your own leisure.


MS Odyssey is tastefully decorated in a classic and elegant fashion and fully air-conditioned. Egypt Escapes have packages available featuring this Nile Cruise Ship from just £499pp including flights. Please contact us for details and a bespoke quote.

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  • Deluxe 5-Star Cruiser
  • Swimming Pool & Sun Deck
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Full-Board & All-Inclusive Board Options



MS Nile Odyssey Cabin

MS Nile Odyssey has 70 cabins, these comprise of 29 cabins on the main deck, 17 cabins on the upper deck and 24 cabins on the lower deck. All cabins are fully air conditioned and equipped with en-suite bathroom, TV, mini-bar, telephone and safety deposit box.


Facilities provided are a swimming pool, table tennis, laundry service, internet/fax/international phone lines, jewellery and gift shops, massage, 24 hour reception and room service.

Dining & Bars

The restaurant, bar and sundeck seat 140 people and provide comfort and convenience throughout your trip. The restaurant serves a buffet breakfast and lunch and a set meal at dinner. The bar and deck provide an ideal setting to enjoy a relaxing drink and the scenes of the Nile.

We offer optional evening activities that take place in the bar. These include belly dance shows, bingo night, cocktail party, Egyptian party. Please note that for those of you who prefer an early night, the evening entertainment ends at 11pm so you should not be inconvenienced by the noise.

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