5* Nile Cruise and Cairo Stay - 10 Nights

from £1,039.00
  • Return & Internal Flights including 23kg Hold Baggage
  • 3 Nights 5* Bed & Breakfast in Cairo
  • 7 Nights 5* Full Board Nile Cruise
  • Add Full Day Pyramids and Egyptian Museum Tour For £49 per person

This great cruise and stay starts with flying from the UK to the Egyptian, capital Cairo where you have a 3-night stay. 

Cairo, the capital of Egypt and is the seventh most populous city in the world. Cairo is the country's centre of commerce, economy, education, and tourism. Cairo was home to many cultures since ancient times and is a city with a rich cultural and historical heritage. The city has the natural beauty of the Nile and magnificent historical monuments.

Cairo is home to the Egyptian Museum, considered to be one of the most important museums in the world with the largest collection of ancient Egypt in the world. The museum attracts attention with its French architecture and exhibits 120.000 works including statues and mummies of ancient Egyptian pharaohs. 

Of course one of the first things that come to mind when you say Egypt is, of course, the Pyramids of Giza. The pyramids, the icon of the country, are located a few kilometers south of Cairo. Many of the secrets associated with the construction of the pyramids are still unresolved today. The pyramids, which are also included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The sphinx is also located around the pyramids, which are known to be monumental tombs in the name of Egyptian pharaoh Khufu.

Khan Al-Halili Bazaar is one of the biggest markets of the Middle East; you can find articles made of gold and silver, spices, local clothes and shops selling various products. Located in the south of the city centre, old Cairo is another UNESCO World Heritage site. There are many mosques, churches, and synagogues and you can admire these historical buildings, you will take a journey through the narrow streets of Old Cairo.

The Nile is the longest river in the world. It has influenced the cultures, economies and even religions of civilizations built around it.

You will spend 3 Nights in the 5* Al Masa Hotel Nasr City. Located in the green area of Nasr City and Cairo city centre and the Egyptian Museum are both just 20 minutes away by car. The hotel features a terrace with a swimming pool and it offers five restaurants and a wellness centre.

All the rooms at Al Masa Hotel Nasr City have views of the terrace, the garden or the pool. Each air-conditioned unit includes a flat-screen TV and a minibar. All the elegant rooms have a balcony.

After you 3 nights stay in Cairo you will be transferred back to the airport and the short flight down to Luxor where you will be met by our representatives and transferred to your ship.

Step on board your cruise ship for the next 7 nights as you cruise down the River Nile from Luxor to Aswan and back. During your time cruising on the River Nile, you will spend seven nights on board one of the MS Presidential Commodore, the MS Emilio or similar. Staying on a full-board basis you’ll be tucking into three delicious meals each day, including a buffet breakfast and lunch, then a set meal for dinner. Each boat has a sun deck with a small pool, restaurant and bar. Cabins are comfortable with an en-suite bathroom.

During your cruise you will see some of the world’s most iconic archaeological sites, not to mention the stunning scenery that surrounds the River Nile. Included in your cruise will be a visit to the East Bank of Luxor, where you will find the famous Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple, both which date back to roughly 1500 years BC. You will cruise down the river to other temples including the Sobek and Philae Temple, as well as visiting the High Dam, a more modern marvel. On the West Bank of the Nile you will visit the legendary Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple which was commissioned by Hatshepsut, an Egyptian queen who ruled as a king, adopting the title pharaoh for her two decade long reign.

Sample Itinerary

  • Day 1 – Fly from the UK to Cairo and transfer from airport to hotel.
  • Day 2 – Free time in Cairo 
  • Day 3 – Free time in Cairo 
  • Day 4 – Fly to Luxor and you will be transferred to the port and then board the cruise ship and stay on board overnight in Luxor.
  • Day 5 - Begin with an early morning trip to the East Bank of Luxor to visit the Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple then depart at noon, sailing to Edfu.
  • Day 6 - Cruising to Kom Ombo, visit to Sobek Temple before sailing on to Aswan.
  • Day 7 - Visit to the High Dam, Philae Temple, and Felucca Trip on the Nile then in the afternoon explore Aswan or enjoy an optional excursion: to a Nubian Village or camel ride.
  • Day 8 - Early morning optional visit to temple of Abu Simbel or spend the morning on the sun deck then sailing back towards Luxor after lunch, we overnight in Edfu.
  • Day 9 – Morning sailing to Esna where you can visit the Temple of Khnum, then sail for Luxor where we spend the night.
  • Day 10 – Join the morning excursion to West Bank including Valley of the Kings, Hatschpust temple and the Colossi of Memnon. In the evening there is the option to visit to the sound and light show at Karnak temple, Dinner and overnight on board in Luxor.
  • Day 11 - Breakfast on the cruise then you will be transferred back to Luxor Airport for your flight back to the UK.

Price Includes;

  • Return Flights from London - Regional Airports Available at a Supplement
  • 23kg Hold Baggage and Hand Baggage
  • 3 Nights 5* Bed & Breakfast Hotel Stay
  • 7 Nights 5* Full Board Cruise
  • Return Airport Transfers Airport to Hotel Return in Cairo 
  • Return Port Transfers Airport to Port in Luxor

Excursions are not included in the price, if you wish to book these in advance we offer the following Excursions and Packages.

In Cairo 

  • Full Day Pyramids and Egyptian Museum Tour £59 per person
  • Downtown Private City Half Day £30 per person
  • Dinner Cruise on the Nile £33 per person
  • Private Half Day Coptic Cairo Tour £39 per person
  • Half Day City Tour and Felucca Nile Boat Ride £42 per person
  • Private Half Day City Markets and Bazar Tour £42 per person
  • Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids £43 per person

In Luxor

  • Full Sightseeing Cruise Excursion Package from £180 and includes Karnak temple - Luxor temple - Valley of the kings - Hatshepsut - Colossi of Memnon - Kom Ombo temple - Temple in Esna - Philae temple and High dam. English speaking tour guide and Egyptologist on all tours and all ground transportation by modern A/C vehicles.

All Inclusive Drinks Package is available on the cruise from £129 per person booked in advance.

Package Excludes: Egypt Entry visa payable on the spot at the airport or in advance online. Nubian Village, Camel Ride, Abu Simbal and Sound and light shows which can be purchased onboard only. Gratuities £27 per person per week.

The sequence and the timing of the itinerary might change due to navigation circumstances but all included sights will be provided in all cases.

Please Note: Full Board basis is including breakfast with soft juices drink (not fresh juices) tea and coffee. For lunch and dinner no drinks of any kind are included.

Please Note: TVs do not work while the boat is sailing.

Prices based on 2 sharing and based on the cheapest departure in any given month.

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