Nile Cruises

Nile Cruises

About NILE CRUISES

Cruising down the Nile is about watching the life on the river, its people, the lush surroundings and the wildlife. Nile cruises provide sightseeing of the less accessible monuments in Upper Egypt, such as the Temple of Philae, the High Dam and the Granite Quarries from which the stone was taken for the building of the pyramids at Giza. Cruising is at a very relaxing pace which enables you to take in the scenery and watch the enigmatic river come alive. The cruise durations vary from 3 nts to 7 nts and all cruise sightseeing is included in the itineraries.

ON THE NILE

  • Luxor - Valley of the Kings & Queens, Hatshepsut Temple & the Colossi of Memnon.
  • Luxor - Karnak & Luxor Temples, Luxor Museum and Sound & Light show at Karnak.
  • Edfu - Enjoy Cleopatra VII’s completely preserved Temple of Horus and take a stroll around the ancient settlement of Tell Edfu and its small provincial pyramid.
  • Kom Ombo - The Temple of Kom Ombo is a unique double temple, with two symmetrical sides. One half dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the other dedicated to the falcon god, Horus.
  • Philae Temple - Said to be one of the burial places of Osiris, this sacred temple also served as a centre of commerce and trading between the ancient Nubians and Egyptians.
  • Aswan - Philae Temple & High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk.
  • Aswan -  Nubian Museum; Sound & Light show at Philae.

Amarante Nile Cruises – Isis & Osiris

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LuxuryAmarante Nile Cruises – Isis & Osiris

Cruise Options:
3 nights        Aswan – Luxor        Friday
4 nights        Luxor – Aswan        Monday
7 nights        Aswan – Aswan      Friday
7 nights        Luxor – Luxor           Monday



Accommodation: Amarante Nile Cruises feature 2 identical boats The Isis and The Osiris both have 37 deluxe cabins and luxury suites. All cabins and suites are tastefully furnished in an elegant, classical décor and fully equipped with air-conditioning, TV, safe, minibar, ensuite bathroom and panoramic window. Suites have living room.

Facilities: Outdoor swimming pool, gift shop and occasional evening entertainment.

Dining: The main Cheops restaurant is located on the lower deck and serving buffet breakfast and lunch, and a la carte dinner. Enjoy snacks and refreshing cocktails at the Sun Deck bar. Classically designed lounge located on the second fl oor, offering light meals and a wide range of beverages.


Creative Dahabeya

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LuxuryCreative Dahabeya

Cruise Options:
5 nights      Luxor or Esna - Aswan        Monday
6 nights      Luxor – Aswan                      Sunday
7 nights      Luxor – Aswan                      Saturday


Travel the nostalgic Nile in a traditional Dahabeya full of authentic Egyptian character. The sail boat has an intimate atmosphere and offers personal service.

Recapture the nostalgic Nile on a stylish Dahabeya, an old fashioned sail boat that sails between Luxor / Aswan giving you the opportunity to explore the east and west banks. There are four identical Dahabeyas are named after famous women of 20th century (Agatha Christie, Princess Grace, Dalida and Om Kolthoum) that offer different sailing duration.
Accommodation: 8 large cabins are classically decorated and fully equipped with minibar, TV, hairdryer, safe and panoramic window.

Facilities: Jacuzzi on deck and sun deck area.

Dining: In door lounge with dinning space, outdoor dining, bar and library. On deck bar for refreshments and cocktails.


M/S Esplanade

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LuxuryM/S Esplanade

Cruise Options:
3 nights        Luxor to Aswan        Saturday
4 nights        Aswan to Luxor        Tuesday

7 nights        Luxor to Luxor          Saturday

Esplanade offers luxury and comfort as you take cruise down Egypt’s magnificent river with its modern amenities, spacious accommodation and spa.

Accommodation: Designed to host 150 passengers, the MS Esplanade consists of cabins and large suites, these all include TV, telephone, air conditioning, panoramic window and bathroom equipped with shower and bathtub. Queen/Twin Cabins (approx. 65sqm) – The cabins feature either a queen size bed or two twin beds. Suites (approx. 105sqm) – The suites all feature large double beds, and a separated seating area.

Facilities: Swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna, Laundry service, Internet access, Games and lounge room, Library. Spa Offers a range of massages, aromatherapy treatments as well as sauna and Jacuzzi.

Dining: Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the restaurant that offers a selection of traditional and international dishes. Enjoy cocktails at the bar on the main deck or after dinner drinks in the lounge.


M/S Mayfair

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LuxuryM/S Mayfair

Cruise Options:
3 nights        Aswan to Luxor        Friday
4 nights        Luxor to Aswan        Monday
7 nights        Aswan to Aswan      Friday
7 nights        Luxor to Luxor           Monday




Newest stylish luxury cruiser on the Nile. The Mayfair has avant-garde décor, high standards of service and good choice of facilities.

Accommodation: All 56 stylish cabins & 16 executive cabins & 2 presidential suites feature air-conditioning, TV, tea/coffee making facilities, safe, bathrooms with bathtubs and large panoramic window. Each cabin is well appointed and furnished with dark wooden pieces.

Facilities: Rejuvenating spa suites, sauna, steam room, aromatherapy and massage treatments, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gym, library, table games, discotheque and gift shop.

Dining: The main restaurant is located on the Nile Deck and feature a modern fusion of international and traditional dishes. Cocktails and refreshments are served at the Pool Bar.

Maintenance Information: According to low occupancy Spa will not be operated until further notice.


M/S Movenpick Hamees

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LuxuryM/S Movenpick Hamees

3 nights          Aswan - Luxor          each Friday
4 nights          Luxor - Aswan          each Monday
7 nights          Luxor - Luxor            each Monday
9 nights          Luxor - Cairo            
11 Nights       Cairo - Luxor
14 Nights       Cairo - Aswan

One of the best ways to discover the culture and history that lines Egypt’s famous Nile river is to take the so called 'long cruise' up the Nile. The M/S Hamees offers a scenic and luxurious experience with top facilities and services.

Accommodation:
All 70 cabins have either king size bed or two twin beds. Rooms are classically decorated and air conditioned, with minibar, in room safe and flat screen TV. Bathrooms are equipped with a bathtub and overhead shower.

Standard Cabins are located on the lower or main deck.
Superior Cabins are located on the upper and top deck.

Facilities: 
Swiming pool, gift shop, reading room and bar with dance area.

Dining:
The Lounge offers a selection of drinks and refreshments.The main restaurant offers international and local cuisine served buffet style for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 


 


Swiss Inn Radamis I

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LuxurySwiss Inn Radamis I

Cruise Options:
3 nights        Aswan – Luxor        each Friday
4 nights        Luxor – Aswan        each Monday
7 nights        Aswan – Aswan      each Friday
7 nights        Luxor – Luxor           each Monday


A modern cruiser. Cabins are comfortable and lush with panoramic windows and some inter-connected cabins.

Accommodation: The Radamis I features 65 modern cabins & 4 family cabins & 4 suites, all have air-conditioning, seating area, TV, minibar and panoramic window. Suites include a larger sitting area, safe and coffee/tea making facilities.

Facilities: Plunge pool, sauna, massage room, sauna and Health Club.

Dining: The main Orangerie restaurant offers international cuisine and local specialities. Barbecue dishes are served outdoor on the Sun Deck Terrace. A choice of two bars are available, and a lounge/disco for evening entertainment.


Swiss Inn Radamis II

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LuxurySwiss Inn Radamis II

Cruise Options:
3 nights        Aswan – Luxor        each Saturday
4 nights        Luxor – Aswan        each Tuesday
7 nights        Aswan – Aswan      each Saturday
7 nights        Luxor – Luxor           each Tuesday


A traditional good value Nile cruiser. There are classically decorated cabins, with welcoming swiss hospitality.


Accommodation: There are 69 well-appointed deluxe cabins & 6 deluxe suites and all equipped with air-conditioning, TV, minibar, bathroom with a bathtub, siting area and panoramic window.

Facilities: Plunge pool with sun lounge and shaded areas, King Tut gym, and library located on the lower deck.

Dining: Orangerie restaurant is the main dining venue with a choice of international menus. The Sun Deck offers barbecue dishes and beverages by the pool. Drinks are served in a choice of bars, and a lounge/disco for evening events and entertainment.


M/S Movenpick Royal Lily

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LuxuryM/S Movenpick Royal Lily

Cruise Options:
3 nights        Aswan – Luxor        each Friday
4 nights        Luxor – Aswan        each Monday
7 nights        Aswan – Aswan      each Friday
7 nights        Luxor – Luxor           each Monday



A contemporary chic Nile Cruiser with warm Swiss hospitality. Elegantly designed modern cabins with panoramic views.

Accommodation: All cabins and suites are modern furnished with panoramic windows, air-conditioning, TV and minibar. Suites have a lounge area and Jacuzzi bathroom. Cabins are situated on upper decks and Suites on a front top deck.

Facilities: The deck with a swimming pool and whirlpool, gym, massage room and a gift shop.

Dining: The main restaurant offers international and local cuisine and the relaxing Lounge bar serves a variety of drinks and a dance area; the sun deck bar offers drinks and snacks.


M/S Movenpick Royal Lotus

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LuxuryM/S Movenpick Royal Lotus

Cruise Options:
3 nights        Luxor - Aswan        each Saturday
4 nights        Aswan - Luxor        each Tuesday
7 nights        Luxor – Luxor         each Saturday
7 nights        Aswan – Aswan     each Tuesday


A classical nile cruise stylishly decorated throughout. Cabins are comfortable with panoramic windows.

Accommodation
: The Royal Lotus provides very comfortable accommodation, all 60 cabins & 2 Royal suites are fully equipped with air-conditioning, minibar, TV and an en suite shower room. Royal suites have separated sitting room.

Facilities: Gym, plunge pool, bridge tables and gift shop.

Dining: The main Lotus restaurant serves international buffet cuisine or a la carte menu. The Observation Bar and Sun Deck Bar serves beverages and snacks. The Crescent Lounge features the main bar with dance area.


Sonesta Amirat Dahabeya

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LuxurySonesta Amirat Dahabeya

Cruise Options:
7 nights from Luxor to Aswan and return a week later, each Saturday.


A stylish, boutique Nile Dahabeya combines comfort with intimate personalised service full of old world charm. Beautifully crafted traditional sail boat with luxurious modern day comfort.

Accommodation
: The Sonesta Dahabeya includes 6 deluxe cabins & 2 elegant suites, all fully equipped with air-conditioning, minibar, TV and safe. The suites have a private terrace.

Facilities: Open air oriental-style Jacuzzi, spacious sundeck and stylish lounge.

Dining: The dining room offer buffet breakfast and lunch, and set menu dinner. Cocktails are served at the Sun Deck bar.


Sonesta Moon Goddess

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LuxurySonesta Moon Goddess

Cruise Options:
3 nights        Luxor - Aswan        each Saturday
4 nights        Aswan - Luxor        each Tuesday
7 nights        Aswan – Aswan     each Tuesday
7 nights        Luxor – Luxor          each Saturday


A sleek Nile cruiser with warm and hospitable service. Airy and comfortable rooms feature private balconies.

Accommodation:
All 49 cabins & 4 Presidential suites are fully equipped with air-conditioning, minibar, safe, TV, bathroom with bathtub and a private balcony. Presidential suites have a private lounge.

Facilities: Outdoor swimming pool, gym, a jogging track and occasional nightly entertainment.

Dining: The dining room, overlooking the Nile serves breakfasts and lunches in a buffet style and a la carte dinners. A selection of drinks and refreshment in the Sun Deck Bar and on lower deck there is a lounge serving light meals and cocktails
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Please note below prices are guide line only and Please call our specialists on 020 8574 4000.

Luxor / Luxor Itinerary


January 2014 - From £1689 per person
February 2014 - From £1689 per person
March 2014 - From £1689 per person
April 2014 - From £1689 per person

 


Sonesta Nile Goddess

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LuxurySonesta Nile Goddess

Cruise Options:
3 nights        Aswan – Luxor        each Friday
4 nights        Luxor – Aswan        each Monday
7 nights        Aswan – Aswan      each Friday
7 nights        Luxor – Luxor           each Monday



A stylish deluxe Nile cruiser, with contemporary interiors and a high standard of service. Modern rooms with panoramic views of the stunning scenery.

Accommodation:
There are 47 deluxe cabins & 6 suites, all with large panoramic windows, air-conditioning, safe, TV and minibar. Suites have a private terrace.

Facilities: Outdoor swimming pool, gym, massage room, sauna, Jacuzzi, elevator on board, a programme of evening entertainment and disco.

Dining: The main Dining room serves breakfasts and lunches in a buffet style and a la carte dinners. The Lounge serves drinks and light meals, and the Sun Deck Bar overlooking the Nile offering refreshing cocktails.


Sonesta St. George

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LuxurySonesta St. George

Cruise Options:
3 nights        Aswan – Luxor        each Friday
4 nights        Luxor – Aswan        each Monday
7 nights        Aswan – Aswan      each Friday
7 nights        Luxor – Luxor           each Monday

Prices Guide as below for Luxor - Luxor : based on per person sharing Standard Deluxe Cabin:

Depature Dates Price Per Person
22-Sep-14 £2,209
29-Sep-14 £2,859
13-Oct-14 £2,899
20-Oct-14 £2,879
27-Oct-14 £2,949
03-Nov-14 £2,879
10-Nov-14 £2,839
17-Nov-14 £2,859
24-Nov-14 £2,779
01-Dec-14 £2,839
08-Dec-14 £2,779
15-Dec-14 £2,779
05-Jan-15 £2,259
12-Jan-15 £2,259
19-Jan-15 £2,259
26-Jan-15 £2,259
02-Feb-15 £2,259
09-Feb-15 £2,219
16-Feb-15 £2,219
23-Feb-15 £2,219
02-Mar-15 £2,779
09-Mar-15 £2,779
16-Mar-15 £2,779
23-Mar-15 £2,779


A stunning & elegant cruiser designed with fine details in French regency style. The St. George has a high standard of service and a good choice of facilities.
 
Accommodation: All stylish 47 deluxe cabins & 10 suites featuring panoramic french windows, air-conditioning, TV, safe, minibar and Jacuzzi bathroom. 
 
Facilities: Spa & Wellness Centre with gym, massage services, sauna and steam bath, a swimming pool on the sun deck, Jacuzzi and table tennis. 
 
Dining: The main restaurant is located on the lower deck and offers buffet style breakfasts and lunches and a la carte dinners. The bars and lounges serve a variety of cocktails and beverages and occasional evening entertainment.


Sonesta Star Goddess

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LuxurySonesta Star Goddess

Cruise Options:
3 nights        Aswan – Luxor        each Friday
4 nights        Luxor – Aswan        each Monday
7 nights        Aswan – Aswan      each Friday
7 nights        Luxor – Luxor           each Monday


An all-suite, luxury stylish modern cruiser, all suites have terraces. The Star Goddess offers sophisticated hospitality with a personal service.

Accommodation: Sonesta Star Goddess feature 33 stylish suites named after famous composers; 27 Beethoven suites with a lounge area; 4 Mozart suites and 2 Chopin suites located on the upper deck. Each suite has panoramic windows opening to a private terrace, air-conditioning, minibar, TV, safe and bathroom with bathtub.

Facilities: Spa & fitness centre, massage services, sauna and steam bath.

Dining: The main dining room located on the lower deck serves buffet meals and a la carte dinners. Enjoy a cocktails and beverages at the Sun Deck Bar and also barbecue specialities. The Lounge bar feature a dance floor and serves light meals and a wide range of cocktails.
 

Beethoven Suite Full Board


February 2014 - From £2029 per person
March 2014 - From £2029 per person
April 2014 - From £1569 per person
May 2014 - From £1569 per person
June 2014 - From £1569 per person

 


Viking Princess

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LuxuryViking Princess

Cruise Options:

7 nights Cairo - Luxor Monday
7 nights Luxor - Cairo Monday


The Viking Princess offers friendly and warm service, with spacious accommodation, traditional wood furnishings; its intimate atmosphere creates an elegant and unforgetable cruising experience.

Accommodation:
All 52 stylish cabins & 4 suites feature air-conditioning, TV, safe, bathrooms with accessories including hairdryer, and large panoramic window. Each cabin is well appointed giving warmth and luxury.

Facilities:
Spa, sauna, Jacuzzi, massage, outdoor swimming pool with Bar Service, and gift shop.

Dining:
The main restaurant serves international and luxurious choices for all tastes for Breakfast and dinner buffets. In the evening, the lounge Bar offers a variety Cocktails and refreshments where you can enjoy evening drinks with stunning Nile view.


The Oberoi Zahra

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LuxuryThe Oberoi Zahra

Cruise Options:
7 nights from Aswan to Luxor and return a week later, each Tuesday.


Stylish Nile; a luxurious boutique cruiser with exclusive accommodation and facilities refined elegance. Explore the Nile on unparalleled luxury.

Accommodation:
All 25 luxury cabins & 2 luxury suites are furnished in Asian-inspired style in muted tones with panoramic windows in both the bedroom and bathroom. All have air-conditioning, TV, hairdryer, minibar, coffee/tea making facilities and safe. Luxury suites additionally have a separate living room and sun terrace with Jacuzzi.

Facilities: Outdoor swimming pool, fitness, theatre, library and games room. Spa centre including four therapy rooms and each feature a private shower, steam room, health treatments and finest natural products, all with views of the Nile.

Dining: There’s a stylish lounge and dining room, where international and Egyptian cuisine is served. The spacious and partially shaded top deck offers the opportunity to dine and enjoy drink cocktails.


ON THE NILE

  • If you get a chance see Kom Ombo Temple at night. All lit up it certainly makes for sumptuous scenery.
  • If you overnight at Edfu, there is a new Sound & light show there which has had great reviews.
  • Cruising down the Nile is about watching the life on the river, it’s people, the lush surroundings and the wildlife.
  • Carry Egyptian pounds in change for all sorts of things including the toilets.
  • Bring a bottle or two of water ( they can charge a fortune for water), hat, sun cream and wear comfortable sturdy shoes.
     



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