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Movenpick Royal Lotus Nile Cruise

from $470
Schedule:
Every Friday from Luxor & Monday from Aswan

Movenpick Royal Lotus Nile Cruise is a 5 star deluxe Nile cruise vessel with 4 and 5 day Nile cruises between Luxor and Aswan. On the Royal Lotus Nile cruise children will learn and enjoy the Nile tours, whilst having time to swim in the pool on the upper deck of the Nile cruise boat. Movenpick M/S Royal Lotus has 62 cabins approximately 22m and 2 Royal suites 42m.

Included:
  • Accommodation on board with full board basis  
  • Shore excursions and Nile Cruise sightseeing tours 
  • Meet and greet service upon arrival & departure
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Assistance of our personnel during your stay and excursions
  • All sightseeing tours and excursions sharing nile cruise group
  • Excursion to Karnak Temple & Luxor Temples 
  • Excursion to Valley of the Kings & Hatshepsut Temple 
  • Excursion to Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples
  • Excursion to Philae TempleHigh Dam & the Unfinished Obelisk 
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan as per itinerary 
  • English-speaking tour guide for all Nile Cruise tours and shore excursions 
  • Service charges and all applicable taxes included in package price
Excluded:
  • Personal spending money
  • Tipping to Nile cruise crew & Guide
Itinerary:
4 Days - Luxor / Aswan Every Friday

Day 1: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

On arrival in Luxor, you will be met and assisted at Luxor Airport or Train Station by a Memphis Tours Representative and driven by air conditioned vehicle to do your first tour on Luxor’s East Bank to Karnak Temple in all it’s magnificence and was 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. Then you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor Temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun. After the tour, you will check in on your Movenpick Royal Lotus Nile Cruise. Evening onboard with dinner and time to familiarise yourself with the Nile cruise and facilities. 
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

An early breakfast on the Nile Cruise Boat, 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 Temple of Queen Hatshepsut then return back to your Cruise for lunch and sailing on to Esna with overnight at Edfu. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples

Breakfast on board your Nile Cruise then a visit with your Guide to Horus Temple, an  inspiring Temple dedicated to the God Horus (falcon headed God) and one of  the best preserved temples along the Nile. Back on board for sailing to Kom Ombo. On arrival, you will be taken on your guided tour of the Temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to the Crocodile God Sobek, God of Fertility and Creator of the World. The other side is dedicated to the Falcon God Haroeris, also known as Horus the Elder. After the tour, sailing to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Disembarkation after breakfast then you will be escorted with your Tour Guide to visit 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. 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. Transfer to Aswan airport / train station for your departure.
Meals: Breakfast.
5 Days - Aswan / Luxor Every Monday

Day 1: Aswan Nile Cruise - Felucca Sailing

You will be met on arrival at Aswan Airport by a Memphis Tours Representative who will assist you then transfer you by air conditioned vehicle to check in to your Movenpick MS Royal Lotus Nile Cruise. Lunch will be served then you wil meet your tour guide to start your afternoon Felucca Ride on the Nile around Kitchener island. 
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Aswan Sightseeing & Kom Ombo Temple

After breakfast, start your visit 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. 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 to your Nile Cruise, Sail to Kom Ombo. On arrival at Kom Ombo, you will be taken on your guided tour of the Temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to the Crocodile God Sobek, God of Fertility and Creator of the World. The other side is dedicated to the Falcon God Haroeris, also known as Horus the Elder. Sail to Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Nile Cruise Tour to Edfu

Enjoy your breakfast, then start a visit with your Guide to Horus Temple, an  inspiring Temple dedicated to the God Horus (falcon headed God) and one of the best preserved temples along the Nile. Back on board your Nile Cruise for sailing to Luxor with dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: 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 Hatshepsut Temple then 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 5: Luxor Nile Cruise - Final Departure

Final breakfast onboard the Movenpick Royal Lotus Nile Cruise, then you will be transferred to Luxor Airport or Train Station for your departure. 
Meals: Breakfast
Cruise:
  • 24/7 Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Nightly entertainment programme
  • Sun Deck  with plunge pool & jacuzzi
  • Laundry & daily housekeeping service
  • Movenpick ice cream kiosk.
  • Fully equipped gymnasium
  • Internet corner
  • Gift shop
  • Fully purified water, filtered & softened before distribution
  • Doctor on call (24/7)
  • Major credit cards accepted on board Nile Cruises
Cabin :
  • All cabins with panoramic windows and Nile views
  • Air conditioning with individual control
  • Safety deposit box and mini bar
  • Private bathroom with bathtub, hairdryer and shaver plug
  • Internal telephone with GSM lines
  • TV with in-house video channels and music system
  • Smoking permitted in designated areas only
Prices :

October - April (Price Per Person)

4 Days / 3 Nights
$ 470 Triple Cabin
$ 485 Double Cabin
$ 699 Single Cabin
5 Days / 4 Nights
$ 615 Triple Cabin
$ 635 Double Cabin
$ 935 Single Cabin
  • 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 September 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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