Nile Monarch Nile Cruise

Nile Monarch Nile Cruise provides quality, floating accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, a sun terrace and a shared lounge. For those willing to discover the history of the ancient Egyptian civilization, the Nile Cruises are definitely the best way to combine personal curiosity and relaxing holidays. The Nile Monarch Nile Cruise designs an itinerary enabling to see the principal sites of interest in the area. This 5-star cruise will lead you in the most fabulous places.

Long Nile Cruise:

Discover Egypt’s enthralling history and temples, tombs and monuments on a Long Nile Cruise. The Long Nile Cruise offers a range of wonderful sights and sounds and operates from Cairo to Aswan (or vice versa). The Nile Monarch offers different itineraries, taking in the much less-visited sites such as Tel El Amarna, the remains of the desert city of Akhenaten, the tombs of Beni Hassan, Abydos Temple and Dendarah Temple.

At Egypt Escapes we have Nile Cruise packages available for the Nile Monarch Nile Cruise from just £1995pp (other durations available). Price includes 11-night cruise on Nile Monarch, guided excursions, transfers and flights from London Heathrow.

Nile Monarch Nile Cruise Highlights

Cairo – Enjoy some time in the Country’s capital exploring the Great Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum

Tel El Amarna once the city of Akhenaten

Abydos & Temple of Seti I

Sail to Naga Hammadi where you pass through some of the most beautiful scenery along the Nile

Dendarah one of the best preserved temple complexes in Egypt

East & West Banks in Luxor

Kombo Ombo

Aswan – High Dam & Temple of Isis on Philae Island

Package Included:

Return flights

The latest five-star Long Nile Cruise boats

Full Board Dining (All-Inclusive upgrade available on Nile Monarch)

Land Excursions escorted by our onboard qualified Egyptologist

All transfers, taxes and fuel surcharge

Nile Monarch Nile Cruise Facilities

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free cruise ship has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Buffet breakfast & dinner is included in the cruise itinerary. Other amenities include a poolside bar, a rooftop terrace and WIFI in public areas.

Nile Monarch Nile Cruise Cabin Features

All 65 rooms offer fridges, minibars and LCD TVs with cable channels. Free local calls and desks are also available to guests.

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Nile Monarch Long Nile Cruise Scheduled Sailing Itineraries:

Aswan – Cairo 14 Nights

Cairo – Aswan 14 Nights

Cairo – Luxor 11 Nights

Luxor – Cairo 11 Nights

Long Nile Cruise 14-Night Itinerary Detail:

Arrival day into Cairo where you will be met by our representative and transferred to the Nile cruise. Dinner and overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: CAIRO

Enjoy breakfast on board before visiting Giza where the famous Pyramids stands as monuments to the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt and the Great Sphnix, which has kept its secrets for centuries. Afternoon at your own leisure. (Optional Tours available through your guide). Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: CAIRO

Depart after breakfast to visit the Egyptian Museum containing treasures from Egypt’s ancient past and including the wonderful Tutankhamun collection. Continuing to the Citadel located on a limestone plateau, the Citadel built to withstand the onslaught of the Crusaders has wonderful views over Cairo city. Afternoon at your leisure (Optional Tours available through your guide). Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Cairo.


Enjoy the beauty of the Nile whilst sailing from Cairo to Beni Suef. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Beni Suef.


A full day’s sailing to Minya. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Minya.


After breakfast visit three of the rock-tombs of Beni Hassan that are carved into the high limestone cliffs of the east bank of the Nile. The painted scenes depict the daily lives of the rulers and their families including scenes of desert hunting, weaving, spinning, fishing, country living, gathering crops and catching birds. Sailing to Tel El Amarna Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Tel Amarna.


Morning sailing to Tel El Amarna. After breakfast visit the Tel El Amarna site, once the city of Akhenaten, the Pharaoh known for his revolutionary religion that worshiped Aten. Continue to the Tuna El Gabal, the necropolis of Khmun, to visit the Tomb of Petosiris, Tomb of Isadora and the sacred Catacombs of Thoth then on to the Ashmunien. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Assuit.


Full day sailing to Sohag. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Sohag.


An early morning sail to El Balyana. Enjoy breakfast and visit Dendarah is one of the best preserved in Egypt. After visiting Dendarah you will visit Abydos Temple, the holy city of Osiris God of the Dead and the New Kingdom Temple of Seti 1. You will be transferred back to the boat in Nagaa Hamadi. Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Nagaa Hamadi.


An early morning sail to Luxor whilst enjoying your breakfast on board the Nile Monarch. After lunch visit the Temples of Luxor and Karnak located on the East bank. Dinner on board overnight in Luxor.


Breakfast on board followed by a visit to the beautiful West Bank. Visit the sites of the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hatshepshut. Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Luxor.


Early morning sailing to Edfu. After breakfast visit the Temple of Edfu, one of the best preserved Temple in Egypt. Afternoon sailing to Kom Ombo. Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Kom Ombo.


After breakfast a morning visit to the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris. 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. Lunch and Dinner on board sail to Aswan and overnight in Aswan.


After breakfast there is an option of a morning leisure or an early morning *Optional excursion to Abu Simbel please see the guide on board*. This impressive Temple built by Rameses II stands on the banks of Lake Nasser. After lunch on board, there is a relaxing trip around Elephantine Island to the Botanical Gardens on General Kitchener Island. Dinner and overnight in Aswan.


Your journey has come to an end you will disembark cruise and transferred to Aswan Airport by our Travel Representative.

Prices are based on 2 people a sharing double/twin cabin. Single cabin available with a supplement.


The Nile Monarch Nile Cruise is luxuriously & delightfully a well-appointed ship taking in the sights of the famous River Nile. At Egypt Escapes we have packages from just £1995pp including flights.

You'll Love
  • Original Long Nile Cruise Route
  • Exciting Excursion Package Included with Egyptologist
  • Full-Board Cruise, All-Inclusive Available
  • Outdoor Pool with Sundeck
  • Spacious Nile View Cabins



MS Nile Azur Cabin

All guest rooms in the cruise are fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. All rooms have a private bathroom with a shower. The rooms at MS Nile Azur include air conditioning and a desk.


Restaurant. Spacious lounge and bar with discotheque. Swimming pool with shaded sun deck. Jacuzzi. Gift shop. Laundry service. International cuisine and Egyptian specialities. Recreational facilities. Library.

Dining & Bars

A buffet breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. The restaurant at the accommodation specialises in International cuisine.

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