SS Misr Luxury Nile Steamer Cruise

from $745
Schedule:
Monday from Luxor & Friday from Aswan
For the discerning traveller looking for a totally unique luxury experience, this SS Misr luxury Nile Steam Boat (owned in 1907 by the British Royal Navy and commissioned as a warship in the 1924 Sudan uprising), which will transport you in fine style along the Nile to explore all of the Ancient sites in Upper Egypt.
Included:
  • Accommodation on board the Luxury SS Misr 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:
  • Personal spending
  • Optional excursions
  • Tipping to cruise crew and guides





* Please Note - Children below 10 years are not allowed.
- Separate cabins will be required for accompanying children over 10 years old at full rates.
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

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

Day 3: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

Arrival in Luxor – breakfast is served on board your Nile cruise ship followed by your accompanied tour for a fascinating insight into Ancient Egypt along the  East Bank of the Nile in Luxor to Karnak and Luxor Temples. You will then be transferred back to the Nile cruise ship in Luxor for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner on board with overnight aboard the Nile cruise vessel in Luxor.
Please note* There is ample time for discovering Luxor City in the afternoon
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

Disembarkation after breakfast, followed by your accompanied Egyptologist Tour Guide to visit the West Bank of the River Nile in Luxor to theValley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshipsut at El Deir EL Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon with free time at leisure in Luxor then you will be transferred to Luxor airport or train station for 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 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

Early breakfast on board. before an 8:00am visit to Aswan’s High Dam, 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.
Back for lunch on board hen in the afternoon, a delightful Felucca sail across the Nile and Cataract Islands to visit Lord Kitchener’s Botanical Gardens. In the year of 1899 lord Kitchener took the Island as a place where his campaign could rest, and called it the ‘Lord's House’. After his death, this island belonged to the ministry of agriculture.
Evening dinner on board followed by the Colourful Nubian Show. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Optional Abu Simbel Temple

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:
  • Five Decks -Three with cabins
  • Sun Deck with Swimming pool
  • Laundry and daily housekeeping service
  • Medical service on call (24/7)
  • Restaurant with varied menus on a daily basis
  • 14 outside cabins (6x3.5m) dimensions with private balcony
  • 2 Single Cabins (5x2.9m) dimensions with private balcony
  • 2 Suites (7x5m) dimensions with private balcony
  • 6 Suites (6x5m) dimensions with private balcony 
  • All outside cabins face the Nile Provide large panoramic balconies
  • The boat is fully air-conditioned
Cabin :
  • Private Balcony
  • Air conditioning unit
  • Private Bathroom 
  • Hair Dryer
  • Colour TV
  • Internal Phone
  • Mini Bar
  • Safety deposit box
Accommodation :
May - September (Price Per Person)
4 Days / 3 Nights
$ 745 Double Cabin Check Availability
$ 1235 Single Cabin Check Availability
5 Days / 4 Nights
$ 945 Double Cabin Check Availability
$ 1595 Single Cabin Check Availability
October - April (Price Per Person)
4 Days / 3 Nights
$ 1090 Double Cabin Check Availability
$ 1725 Single Cabin Check Availability
5 Days / 4 Nights
$ 1375 Double Cabin Check Availability
$ 2225 Single Cabin Check Availability
  • 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 30.2018 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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