Mövenpick MS Darakum Nile Cruise

from $675
Schedule:
Friday from Aswan & Monday from Luxor
If you are looking for total luxury and service, along with the once in a lifetime opportunity to explore Egypt's ancient sites in Upper Egypt, then this is the perfect holiday for you. Sailing on the M/S Darakum Nile Cruise will satisfy all your needs along with visiting the most famous sites such as the Valley of the Kings and Temples in Luxor, and the Lovely Nubian culture in Aswan with more fascinating sites to see. Enjoy cruising along the Nile for 3/4/7 nights with stops at further Temples whilst enjoying your on board services with that 'extra' touch from the dedicated crew.
Included:
  • Accommodation on board with full board basis
  • Shore excursions and Nile Cruise sightseeing tours
  • Meet and greet service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Assistance from our personnel during your stay and excursions
  • 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 Temple, High 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 cruise crew and guides
  • Personal spending money
Itinerary:
4 Days - Aswan / Luxor Every Friday

Day 1: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

On arrival at Aswan Airport or the Train Terminal, you will be greeted and assisted by a Memphis Tours Representative then transferred to your knowledgable Egyptologist Tour Guide who will then accompany you for an amazing tour of the Aswan High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae in Aswan. Following your tours, you will be transferred to your Nile cruise boat in Aswan for embarkation with lunch, afternoon tea and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

A picturesque sail on to Kom Ombo passing through the modern architecture of the spectacular Aswan Bridge with breakfast aboard the Nile cruise boat. On arrival at Kom Ombo, you will be accompanied by your Tour Guide to visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek and Haeroris. After your fascinating tour, Lunch on board will be followed by sailing on to Edfu for your tour of Horus Temple. Afternoon Tea will be served on the top deck whilst sailing on to Luxor via Esna lock to which you will get the opportunity to see local life and take some memorable pictures. Dinner and overnight stay aboard the Nile Cruise Ship in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

An early breakfast on the Nile Cruise, then a guided tour of the West Bank in Luxor to visit the most famous site known as the Valley of the Kings (the Royal Cemetery to 62 Pharaohs) where the magnificent Tombs were discovered including the famous boy King Tutankhamun (included in your visit).  These Tombs were carved deep into the desert rock,richly decorated and filled with treasures from the afterlife of the Pharaohs.(The 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). A visit to the Temple of Madinat Habu then on to the two enormous and impressive Colossi of Memnon, the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III. 
Return back to your Nile Cruise for lunch then an afternoon visit to  the majestic Luxor Temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun. You will return to your Cruise Boat for dinner with the option to enjoy the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple in the evening, or discover Luxor City and the local market. overnight in Luxor. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Luxor Nile Cruise - Final Departure

Final breakfast onboard the Minerva Nile Cruise, then you will be transferred to Luxor Airport or Train Station for your departure. 
Meals: Breakfast
5 Days - Luxor / Aswan Every Monday

Day 1: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

On arrival at Luxor Airport or the Train Terminal, you will be greeted and assisted by a Memphis Tours Representative. Following this you will then be accompanied by your Egyptologist Tour Guide for an amazing excursion along the  East Bank of the River Nile in Luxor to the most famous historical sights known as Karnak and Luxor Temples. Once your guided tour is completed, you will then be transferred to the Nile cruise ship in Luxor for embarkation to include lunch,afternoon tea and dinner aboard your Nile cruise.
Please note* there is an optional Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple in Luxor.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

Your opportunity to enjoy a lovely breakfast on board the Nile cruise boat in Luxor before heading off to the West Bank with your own personal Egyptologist Tour Guide for an incredible journey back into ancient Egyptian history to visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir EL Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon followed by your transfer back to the cruise ship in Luxor. The afternoon will be spent sailing along the ancient River Nile to Edfu via the interesting Lock at Esna where you will have the opportunity to observe local life and take some memorable photographs. Once arrived at Esna, you can enjoy your superb dinner on board the Nile cruise ship while docked overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

After a restful night’s sleep, breakfast will be served on board the Nile cruise ship followed by your next fascinating tour with your knowledgeable guide to  Horus Temple at Edfu then transferred back to the cruise to sail on to Kom Ombo with lunch on board the Nile cruise boat. .You will be accompanied by your Egyptologist Tour Guide to visit the Kom OmboTemple shared by the two Gods Sobek and Haroeris then sailing to Aswan past the spectacular Aswan Bridge into the fascinating lights of the Aswan Tombs of the Nobles with dinner and overnight on board the Nile cruise ship in Aswan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Another exciting day awaits you after breakfast on board the Nile cruise vessel where you will be escorted by your Egyptologist tour guide in Aswan for an amazing tour to visit the High Dam,Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae in Aswan. Then you will be transferred to your Nile cruise boat in Aswan for lunch, afternoon tea and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Optional Abu Simbel Temple - Disembarkation

Disembarkation after breakfast with free time to explore the lovely city of Aswan with it’s famous Nubian culture  then transfer to Aswan airport / train station for your departure.
Please note* There is an optional excursion to Abu Simbel (highly recommended) from Aswan by private air conditioned vehicle or by Egypt air to explore the impressive temples of King Ramses II and Queen Nefertari temple of Abu Simbel and then back to Aswan with free time at leisure in Aswan on your own.
Meals: Breakfast
Cruise:
  • Private docking areas.
  • Main dining room, lounge and sundeck bar
  • Swimming pool and sun deck area.
  • Spa and Gym room.
  • Jewelry & Gift Shop.
  • Evening entertainment programme
  • Internet through the USB modem.
  • Bar.
  • Doctor on call(24/7)
  • Daily housekeeping and laundry service.
Cabin :
  • Panoramic windows with Nile Views in all cabins.
  • Air conditioning with manual control.
  • Private bathtub with hairdryer.
  • Colour TV with video channels and in house music panel.
  • In House Video channel and Video player.
  • Private, direct-dial telephone.
  • Safety deposit box.
  • Mini bar.
  • Non smoking cabins and internal telephone.
  • 02 Life Jackets in each Cabin.
Accommodation :
May - September (Price Per Person)
4 Days / 3 Nights
$ 675 Double Cabin Enquire Now
$ 1100 Single Cabin Enquire Now
5 Days / 4 Nights
$ 895 Double Cabin Enquire Now
$ 1475 Single Cabin Enquire Now
October- April
October - April (Price Per Person)
4 Days / 3 Nights
$ 795 Double Cabin Enquire Now
$ 1190 Single Cabin Enquire Now
5 Days / 4 Nights
$ 1050 Double Cabin Enquire Now
$ 1295 Single Cabin Enquire Now
  • Prices - Per Person in Sterling Per Tour and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge.Current prices valid through April 30.2017 excluding Christmas Holidays.

  • Payment - Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces..Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50%. forming part of your final payment.

  • Transportation - Transport for all tours included: domestic flights, trains, and air conditioned vehicles by road.Wi-Fi, Bottled water and ice box all included whilst travelling by road. All are new vehicles of the latest design and technology.

  • Food and drinks - Nile Cruise Boats offer lunch on arrival and breakfast on your departure. On board, all meals are included along with certain drinks. Alcoholic drinks served at the bar and restaurants are at an additional cost

  • Excursions - Included are the sites enroute including Luxor: Luxor and Karnak Temples, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon,along the Nile to Aswan including Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples.In Aswan,High Dam, Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk

  • Tour Guides - Are available to assist you with transfers to and from Airports, Hotels assisting at Airports with Visa, tickets, luggage. All tours of the sites in Egypt include constant guidance of a highly qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide.

  • Travelling with Children - Children delight in touring the Pyramids, Temples and Tombs in Egypt as often it is part of their school study programme. Memphis Tours offers packages to suit all ages with excellent combined multi location destinations such as Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Nile Cruise and the Red Sea Resorts.

  • Wheelchair Travellers - Specially adapted Nile Cruise boat MS Amarco 1 has all amenities for wheelchairs and special assistance customers on the boat and disembarking for tours. Assistance from the Boat Crew and Tour Guides are always ready and available.For Wheelchair adapted tours and packages in Egypt (Please click here).

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