Nile Cruise – Mövenpick MS Darakum from Cairo to Luxor - 13 Days

Nile Cruise Mövenpick MS Darakum

is a 05 star modern deluxe Nile cruise with its Moroccan and arabesque décor infused interior. sailing between Luxor and Aswan, offering an ideal refuge for relaxation and providing a variety of entertainment and recreation on board. The ship is one of the largest operating within in Egypt. With several onboard amenities including a gym, pool and recreational area.

Check availability and the sailing dates of our Nile Cruises Cairo Luxor Aswan.

Highlights of this itinerary

Nile Cruise, Cairo to Luxor Aswan.

Day 1 –  Arrival Cairo – Welcome to Egypt . embark Nile Cruise.

Day 2 –  Visit Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza.

Day 3 –  Sail to Beni Suef.

Day 4 –  Visit Fayoum sites .

Day 5 –  Sail to Minya.

Day 6 –  Minya –  Visit Beni Hassan .

Day 7 –  Visit Tel El Amarna – Sail to Assyut .

Day 8 –  Sail to Sohag.

Day 9 –  Visit Abydos Temple – Sail to Qena.

Day 10 – Visit Dandarah temple – sail to Luxor .

Day 11 –  Visit valley of the kings , huge colossi of Memnon and temple of Queen Hatchepsut.

Day 12 –  Karnak & Luxor temples – Luxor Disembarkation – Fly to Cairo.

Day 13 –  Visit Egyptian Museum, The Islamic areas of Cairo (Citadel of Saladdin – famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali), Coptic area (Hanging Church,  St Sergius) and Khan el Khalili .Transfer to Cairo Airport

Day 1
Arrival Cairo - Welcome to Egypt

Arrive at Cairo Airport where our representative will meet and assist you through customs and then you claim your baggage. You will be transferred to your Nile Cruise for a free evening. Overnight at your Nile Cruise .

Meal: Dinner

Day 2
Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing - Nile cruise (B L D)

Today you will be transported back to the time of the ancient Egyptians. Our friendly guide will accompany you to the awe-inspiring Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza then back to Lunch and later Cocktail Party and Dinner on board enjoying Oriental Music. Overnight in Cairo.

Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 3
Cairo / Beni Suef - Nile cruise (B L D)

Full day sailing to Beni Suef which takes almost 12 hours. Then you will have your lunch and dinner on board. Guest Show and overnight in Beni Suef.

Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 4
Beni Suef / Visit Fayoum sites - Nile cruise (B L D)

Enjoy your breakfast on board. Visit Fayoum sites (Dahshour Pyramids & Maydom). After enjoying your visits you will drive back to the boat and have your dinner on board. Overnight in Beni Suef.

Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 5
Beni Suef / Sail to Minya - Nile cruise (B L D)

Sail to Minya and have your lunch on board. Enjoy your dinner on board and treasure Hunt game. Overnight Minya.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6
Minya / Visit Beni Hassan - Nile cruise (B L D)

Enjoy your breakfast on board. Visit Tuna El Gebel and Ashmunein.Lunch on board then you will transfer from the boat to Beni Hassan. Visit Beni Hassan tombs (4 tombs). The visit will include Tomb of Baqet III (BH15) Tomb of Khety (BH17), Tomb of Amenemhet (BH2), Tomb of Khnumhotep II (BH3) (Approx. 01:30 hours visit). Back to the boat and have dinner on board

and folkloric Show.Overnight Minya.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7
Minya / Visit Tel El Amarna / sail to Assyut - Nile cruise (B L D)

Early sail to Tel El Amarna and enjoy your breakfast on board.

Visit Tel El Amarna ( Will take almost 02 hours drive to reach ) and the northern tombs Tomb of Ahmose (EA3), Tomb of Meryre (EA4), Tomb of Pentu (EA5), Tomb of Panehesy (EA6), Royal Tomb of Akhenaten (EA26). The Great Palace of King Akhenaten, The Small and great temples of Aten (Approx. 2:30 hours visit). Back to the boat and sail to Assyut. Stop in front of Prince Tawdrous Monastery to view the Monastery from the boat. Enjoy music in the bar. Overnight Assyut.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8
Assyut / Sail to Sohag - Nile cruise (B L D

Sail to Sohag and have your breakfast on board. Black & White Party. Overnight in Sohag.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9
Sohag / visit Abydos Temple - sail to Qena - Nile cruise (B L D

Full day sailing to El Balyana, visit Abydos Temple and the back to the boat and sail to Qena via Naga Hammadi Bridges. Overnight in Qena.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10
Qena - Visit Dandarah temple - sail to Luxor - Nile cruise (B L D)

Enjoy your breakfast on board. Visit Dandarah temple which is a 20-minute’ drive. Return to boat and sail to Luxor while enjoying Belly Dancing show. Overnight in Luxor.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 11
Luxor Tours - Nile cruise (B L D)

After breakfast; you will explore the mysteries of the West Bank of Luxor: the great valley of the kings where generations of pharaohs & nobles were buried in splendid crypts cut into the cliffs and guarded by the huge colossi of Memnon. You will then visit the temple of Queen Hatchepsut. Back to the ship for lunch. Remainder of day and evening free Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 12
Luxor Disembarkation - Fly to Cairo (B L)

Morning visit after breakfast, you will disembark by visiting the East Bank of Luxor where you will discover the complexes of Karnak & Luxor temples. Back to the ship for lunch. . Disembarkation then transfer to Luxor Airport to travel back to Cairo.Upon arrival in Cairo you will be met and assisted, then transferred to your hotel for free time at leisure and overnight stay in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13
Cairo City Tour - Departure and Flight to home (BL )

You will be met by our guide then you will enjoy the legendary treasures of the Egyptian Museum. Take a look at some of the most exquisite and ancient artefacts and statues in history. Then see the Islamic areas of Cairo including the Citadel of Saladdin – boasting the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Then onto the Coptic area of Cairo where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon which is built over the ruins of two towers of the fortress the church of St Mary or more commonly know as the Hanging Church, followed by St Sergius which is said to be the resting place for the holy family. Head to Khan el Khalili market for a little last minute souvenir shopping then we will drive to Cairo Airport for the final departure with farewell.

Meal : breakfast , Lunch

Package Includes

  • Meet and assist at the airport upon arrival and departure.
  • Assistance by our personnel during your stay, tours and excursions.
  • All airport transfers by private deluxe A/C vehicle.
  • Domestic flight ticket (Luxor - Cairo).
  • Accommodation in Cairo Hotel for One night including breakfast.
  • Accommodation on board Nile Cruise on full board for 11 nights.
  • All Nile cruise tours sharing cruise group.
  • Touring between Cairo and Luxor as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to the sights as per itinerary.
  • English-speaking tour guide degree qualified Egyptology.
  • Lunches during the tour at local restaurant.
  • All taxes and services.
  • Free loan of mobile phone charged against 30 min local calls / 3 min. international calls.
  • Service charges and taxes included throughout the tours.

Package Excludes

  • International flights.
  • Entry Visa and departure tax.
  • Any optional excursions.
  • Personal travel insurance and any Personal expenses.
  • Laundry, drinks, items of a personal nature.
  • Tips and any other expenses not mentioned.
  • Entrance fees for all the sites mentioned in the itinerary.( For entrance fees budget approx US$ 100– 130 per person).

Prices

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid until 30th April 2019, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

From May to September :-
Per Single Cabin Per Person in Double Cabin Per Person in Triple Cabin
610 $ 560 $ 520 $
From October to April :-
Per Single Cabin Per Person in Double Cabin Per Person in Triple Cabin
680 $ 640 $ 610 $

Children Policy

  • 0 – 01.99 Free of Charge.
  • 2 – 5.99 pay 25% of tour price.
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Nile cruise, spaces will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays, the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by Online Payment, wire transfer and or the Western Union.

Tipping

It is a customary attitude for expressing one’s satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.

Cabin :

  • Cabins are fully air conditioned
  • Wireless internet access
  • Satellite color TV
  • Protection and smoke detector in each cabin
  • Swimming pool, bar & Sun deck
  • Safe box in each cabin
  • Doctor on calls on board.
  • Spacious Gymnasium
  • Laundry service & housekeeping
  • Main Dining Room, Lounge, Sun Deck Bar
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Fully-purified Water, filtered and softened before distribution
  • Electronic Door Locks
  • Spa & Wellness Center, with gym
  • All major credit cards accepted

SPECIAL NOTES

  • In order to protect your personal property, please bring any valuable items with you at all times.
  • Please do not leave any valuable items on the bus or at the hotel, attraction or restaurant.
  • Egypt Run Trip, local operators, drivers and tour guides are not responsible for any theft or loss at any location.

Reservation Info

  • Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
  • Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
  • An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
  • Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

  • Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
  • Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
  • Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
  • Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
  • Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.

Private Tour: Luxor Camel Ride

15 US$ per person

Tour Itinerary

Pick you up from your Hotel then we will Cross over to the West bank of the Nile by ferry and take a camel ride from the area by the ferry. Then feel you are the Lawrence of Arab for one hour. These camels go along the Nile and through the Luxor gardens. Its great fun and comfortable ride as long as you remember to lean back when the camel stands up and again when it sits down

Schedule Details

    • Departs: Daily
    • Departure Point: Tour departs from Luxor hotels.
    • Departure Time: 03:30 pm.
    • Duration: 01 hours (approx.)
    • Return details: Returns to original departure point.

Additional Information

Inclusions:

    • Camel guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Transport by Motor boat.

Exclusions:

    • Gratuities (recommended)
    • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info:

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Luxor: Hot Air Balloon

90 US$ per person

Tour Itinerary

Imagine traveling across the Nile, before sunrise, with the excitement of knowing that within an hour you will be watching the **sunrise over the Valley of the Kings – from a Hot Air Balloon As a Novice, surely there can be few other places in the world better to take your first flight, than floating over the Nile* & the Valley of the Kings* and of course if you are a seasoned Hot Air Balloon, we are sure you will want to add ‘this one’ to your check list of amazing memories *Due to changing wind direction and the uncontrollable nature of weather, we cannot guarantee that your flight will cross the Nile or travel directly over the Valley of the Kings **Some flights depart later than sunrise and therefore sunrise may not always be seen

 

Schedule Details

    • Departs: Daily
    • Departure Point: Tour departs from Luxor hotels.
    • Departure Time: 05.30AM .
    • Duration: 02 hours (approx.)
    • Return details: Returns to original departure point.

Additional Information

Inclusions:

    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Transport by  vehicle
    • Refreshments (Tea, coffee, cake and sweets).
    • Flight certificate.

Exclusions:

    • Gratuities (recommended)
    • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info:

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Nile Cruise – Mövenpick MS Darakum from Cairo to Luxor
From $ 3,350.00
per Adult

Trip Facts

  • 13 Days 12 Nights
  • Check availability and the sailing dates of Cairo Luxor Aswan
  • Airport transfers included.
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle / Domestic Flights / Cruise boat.
  • 12 Nights Nile cruise
  • 12 Breakfasts , 12 Lunches and 12 Dinners
  • English and other language upon request
  • Main site over Luxor and Aswan
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