MS Mayfair Nile Cruise

from $475
Schedule:
Every Monday from Luxor & Friday from Aswan
MS Mayfair Nile Cruise is one of the most elegant ‘Art Deco’ stylish 5 Star deluxe Nile Cruise boat in Egypt sailing for 3, 4 and 7 nights from Luxor or Aswan. Visiting all the famous Monuments in Luxor, Temples Enroute and delightful Nubian Aswan with more attractions both Ancient and Contemporary. Mayfair Nile Cruise features such as sauna, top deck jacuzzi, sun lounger beds along with 52 Cabins including 2 Presidential suites with Balconies, 2 Single Cabins, 8 Executive cabins with Balconies.
Included:
  • Accommodation on board MS Mayfair with full board basis
  • Shore excursions and Nile Cruise sightseeing tours
  • Meet and greet service upon arrival and departure in Egypt
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Assistance from our personnel during your stay and excursions in Egypt
  • All sightseeing tours and excursions shared with Nile cruise group
  • Excursions to Karnak and Luxor Temples
  • Excursions to the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut  Temple
  • Excursions to Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
  • Excursions to Philae TempleHigh Dam and  the Unfinished Obelisk
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
  • On board entertainment programme  
  • English-speaking tour guide for all Nile Cruise tours and shore excursions
  • Service charges and all applicable taxes included in the cruise price
Excluded:
  • Tipping to Nile cruise crew and guides
  • Personal spending money
Itinerary:
5 Days - Luxor / Aswan Every Monday

Monday: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

Welcome to Egypt. You will be met and assisted at Luxor International Airport by a memphis Tours Representative who will transfer you to your 5 Star deluxe MS Mayfair Nile cruise by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Upon arrival at the Cruise, your Representative will assist you with a smooth check and time to enjoy a delicious lunch before heading out with your Expert English speaking Tour Guide for your first tour on the East Bank of Luxor to Karnak and Luxor Temples. Karnak Temple, a fascinating Temple and the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means ‘The Most Sacred of Places’. The Temple or more correctly, the complex of Temples, was built over more than two thousand years ago by generation after generation of Pharaohs. Within the complex, the great ‘Hypostyle Hall’ is an incredible forest of giant pillars. (Lunch included in a quality restaurant). Next on to nearby Luxor Temple (the two Temples were once linked by the ‘Avenue of Sphinx’ which is currently being reconstructed).
Then continue the tour to visit the majestic Luxor Temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun. After the tour, you will taken to your Nile Cruise for an overnight stay in Luxor.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Tuesday: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

Breakfast on Board.  before departing with your Tour Guide to visit West Bank to the Valley of the Kings and Queens and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (El-Deir El-Bahari). Starting with The Valley of the Kings (the original resting place of the world famous boy King Tutankhamun), and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (the only Female Pharaoh) at El Deir EL Bahari and the two towering statues of the Colossi of Memnon.(The three tombs visited are determined by the Egyptian Government as to preserve them from the large flow of visitors, therefore are rotated throughout the year and cannot be confirmed as to which tombs prior to your visit).

Please Note: There is an additional Charge to enter the Tombs of King Tutankhamun and Ramses VI. After the tours you will return to your Nile Cruise lunch and sailing to Esna through the Lock with afternoon tea on board and evening cocktail reception and dinner. Overnight in Esna 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wednesday: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples

Breakfast on board. whilst getting ready for an early 8:00am visit with your Tour Guide to Edfu Temple. A Kalesh ride ( horse and carriage) will take you for an exploration of the huge Ptolemaic Temple of Horus at Edfu, which is the most complete and best preserved of the Egyptian Temples, consisting of many columns, halls, chambers and chapels. Two statues of Horus flank the twin towered entrance gate; and inside, one of the interesting inscriptions lists the titles of books (scrolls) held in the library. 
Sailing to Kom Ombo with Lunch and  afternoon tea, Later, on arrival at Kom Ombo, you will be taken with your Guide to see Kom Ombo Temple which is shared by two Gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo ( the only Temple shared by two Gods in Egypt ). Sailing on to Aswan under the large structure of Aswan Bridge considered the ‘Gateway to Nubia’. Before arriving in Aswan, there will be dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Thursday: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Early breakfast on board then an 8:00am visit the with your Tour Guide to the Aswan High Dam which was built in the 1960’s to provide the much needed electricity and irrigation for the country. Nubia, the area that was flooded, experienced the biggest and most thorough archaeological excavations that Egypt has ever known. Then we go to see the ‘Unfinished Obelisk’ which still lay in the granite quarries which provided ancient Egypt with building materials. It would have been the largest piece of stone ever handled but when a crack was discovered it was abandoned where it was being hewn. Cross by boat to Angilika Island, to see the Temple of Isis at Philae which is one of the Nubian Temples rescued before the High Dam was built. Enjoy Philae’s long colonnades, towers and reliefs which include the last surviving hieroglyphic and demotic inscriptions in Egypt.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Friday: Aswan Nile Cruise

After breakfast, you will disembark and check out of your Nile Cruise be treated to a delightful morning sailing around the Cataract Islands in a traditional ‘Felucca’ boat witnessing the beauty of these unique islands, bird life and streams swirling over the rocks with an abundance of plants. You will get to see the Mausoleum of the Aga Khan which sits high on a hill and once a year, his widow places a single red rose outside in memory of her beloved Husband. 
After you tranquil sail, you will be transferred to Aswan Airport / train station for your departure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
4 Days - Aswan / Luxor Every Friday

Friday: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

You will be met and assisted on arrival at Aswan Airport and be transferred to your MS Mayfair Nile cruise for Embarkation. After lunch, your expert English speaking tour guide will escort you on a visit to discover the Aswan High Dam, built in the 1960’s to provide the much needed electricity and irrigation for the country. Nubia, the area which was flooded, experienced the biggest and most thorough archaeological excavations that Egypt has known. after this tou will visit the Unfinished Obelisk Then moving on to explore the Temple of Philae devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor and one of the Nubian Temples rescued before the High Dam was built. Following this, you will be treated to a delightful salling around the Cataract Islands in a traditional ‘Felucca’ boat witnessing the beauty of these unique islands, bird life and streams swirling over the rocks with an abundance of plants. You will get to see the Mausoleum of the Aga Khan which sits high on a hill and once a year, his widow places a single red rose outside in memory of her beloved Husband.
Back on board your Nile Cruise for evening.Dinner and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner.

Saturday: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Early breakfast on board from 7:00am while sailing to Kom Ombo. Morning to relax on board and take in the breathtaking views of the Nile and it’s culture unchanged for centuries. At around 12:30pm, you will be escorted by your Tour Guide to visit Kom Ombo Temple standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile. It differs from other Temples because of its double entrance, each one is dedicated to a divinity: ‘Haroeris’ with his falcon head and ‘ Sobek ‘ with it’s crocodile head. The Temple of Kom Ombo was built in honor of these two deities, Sobek being known as the God of fertility and creator of the world, and Haroeris or the ancient falcon-headed Horus.
 
Back on board for Lunch. Then around 4.00pm in the afternoon, enjoy afternoon tea on the sundeck while sailing to Edfu. At 5.00pm, you will explore  Edfu, the huge Ptolemaic Temple of Horus at Edfu, which is the most complete and best preserved of the Egyptian Temples, consisting of many columns, halls, chambers and chapels. Two statues of Horus flank the twin towered entrance gate and inside, one of the interesting inscriptions lists the titles of books (scrolls) held in the library. From 7:30pm Sailing to Esna with dinner on board with your fun filled ‘Galabeya Party’ to end the evening in style.  Overnight in Esna.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sunday: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

Early Sailing to Luxor with breakfast on board. Lunch at 1:00pm then a tour with your Guide at 3.00pm to the East Bank of Luxor to explore Karnak and Luxor Temples. Karnak Temple,is a fascinating Temple and the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means ‘The Most Sacred of Places’. The Temple or more correctly, the complex of Temples, was built over more than two thousand years ago by generation after generation of Pharaohs. Within the complex, the great ‘Hypostyle Hall’ is an incredible forest of giant pillars. (Lunch included in a quality restaurant). Next on to nearby Luxor Temple (the two Temples were once linked by the ‘Avenue of Sphinx’ which is currently being reconstructed).
 
Then continue the tour to visit the majestic Luxor Temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun. After the tour, you will taken to your Nile Cruise  for an overnight stay in Luxor. Dinner on board in the evening. Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Monday: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

Early breakfast at 7.00am then check out and disembark your Nile Cruise where you will be escorted with your Tour Guide for your final tour over on the West Bank of Luxor at 08:00am to the Valley of the Kings and Queens, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (El-Deir El-Bahari). 
Starting with The Valley of the Kings (the original resting place of the world famous boy King Tutankhamun), and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (the only Female Pharaoh) at El Deir EL Bahari and the two towering statues of the Colossi of Memnon.(The three tombs visited are determined by the Egyptian Government as to preserve them from the large flow of visitors, therefore are rotated throughout the year and cannot be confirmed as to which tombs prior to your visit) . After your Tour, you will be transferred to Luxor Airport for your departure.
Please Note: There is an additional Charge to enter the Tombs of King Tutankhamun and Ramses VI.
Meals: Breakfast.
Cruise:

There are 5 Decks in Total hosting Cabins with Restaurant on the Nile Deck, a classy Salon Lounge on the Upper first Deck, a sophisticated Lounge Bar on the Bel Air deck, and a Jacuzzi, Pool and cozy Bed Sun Loungers on the Sundeck.
 

  • Swimming pool and Jacuzzi
  • Spa - steam and sauna with aromatherapy and massage
  • Swimming pool bar
  • Nile Avenue Restaurant
  • Bel Air Lounge bar
  • Library, table games and business corner
  • Boutique, gift shop and hairdresser
  • First-aid clinic with medical service on call
  • Egyptologist
  • Laundry and dry cleaning
Cabin :

The stylish Cabins aboard the M.S Mayfair Nile Cruise are unmatched against other Nile cruises. A classy blend of intimacy and comfort with tasteful attention to details. Dark wooden pieces set off by black and crème tones create a soothing ambience all complimented with calming light walls to provide a haven of comfort to relax in after a long day of sightseeing.
 

  • LCD televisions sets & satellite channels
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • In-room safe & mini bar
  • In-house movie program & music system
  • Individually controlled air-conditioned system
  • Internet connection
  • Telephones with international direct dial
  • All bathrooms feature bathtubs and hair dryers
  • Large panoramic windows
  • 220V Electricity
  • Connected cabins are available
Accommodation :

May - September (Price Per Person)

4 Days / 3 Nights
$ 475 Double Cabin Enquire Now
$ 715 Single Cabin Enquire Now
5 Days / 4 Nights
$ 625 Double Cabin Enquire Now
$ 925 Single Cabin Enquire Now

October - April (Price Per Person)

4 Days / 3 Nights
$ 610 Double Cabin Enquire Now
$ 890 Single Cabin Enquire Now
5 Days / 4 Nights
$ 799 Double Cabin Enquire Now
$ 1190 Single Cabin Enquire Now
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