Cruise Along 5,000 Years of History

14 nights Nile Cruise & Stay from only £519 pp

Price Includes:

Return flights, Nile Cruise on full board and hotel stay.

EXCURSIONS, BAGGAGE AND TRANSFERS NOT INCLUDED

Extra costs

10 EXCURSIONS - £220 pp

Baggage - £50 pp

Transfers - £100 pp

MS Tuya Nile Cruise 4*

The MS Tuya with it's traditional interiors, gives the boat a feeling of warmth, with great opportunities to admire the unfolding scenery from the comfortable sun deck.

  • Introduction
  • Facilities/Dining
  • Cabins
  • Itinerary
  • Photo Gallery

The Ms Tuya is a traditional style Nile cruise boat. Bringing tradition right up to date by adding modern touches to enhance the comfort and service. Sailing on board the Ms Tuya will give our clients a superb Nile cruising experience and enhance the magical, historical Nile.

There are many comfortable areas that clients can use both inside and outside of this floating hotel. Enjoy the company of your fellow traveller's on the sun deck. Or in the friendly bar area as the Nile drifts past and your adventure into thousands of years of history continues.

    On-board facilities:

  • Main restaurant serving buffet food
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Sun deck with swimming pool
  • Boutique, beauty and gift shop
  • service
  • Internet and fax facilities (when docked - intermittent & chargeable)

    Dining:

  • The main restaurant serves a buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    Dress Code:

  • Lightweight and informal summer clothes are the norm during the day, with shorts and t-shirts being acceptable.
  • In the evening, informal smart/casual attire is expected

    MS Tuya has 64 cabins:

  • 52 Twins
  • 08 Doubles (some interconnecting)

    All rooms have:

  • TV (intermittent signal, may only be available when docked)
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Bathroom with bath and overbath shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe

EXCURSIONS NOT INCLUDED, COST TO ADD ON 10 EXCURSIONS - £220.00 PER PERSON.

DAY 1

Met upon arrival and transfer to your cruise vessel check in and dine on board.

DAY 2

Enjoy your first Egyptian sunrise, followed by visit to the West Bank to the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board as the boat sets sail towards Esna and then to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.

DAY 3

Morning visit to the extraordinary Temple of Horus, the mythical son of Isis and Osiris in Edfu. Here, according to myth, Horus avenged the murder of his father Osiris by defeating his father-s Brother Seth in combat. Afternoon cruise onto to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris before sailing on to Aswan. Evening is the tradional galabya party night for dinner and afterwards. Overnight in Aswan.

DAY 4

Visit the High Dam - finished in 1971; it has ensured up to three harvests a year. The Unfinished Obelisk - still rooted to the bedrock of pink granite and the Temple of Isis on Philae Island. In the afternoon free time in Aswan whereare markets and shops to explore. Overnight in Aswan.

DAY 5

*Optional excursion to the ancient wonder of Abu Simbel priced at £230.00 pp by air, or £95.00 pp by road or enjoy a trip in a traditional felluca around Elephantine Island which will lead you to the Botanical Gardens on General Kitchener Island given as a gift in 1890. Here, visitors enjoy the beautiful flowers imported from Africa, India and the Far East. Evening Show with the Nubian dance troop. Overnight in Aswan.

DAY 6

Morning Sail to Kom Ombo then on to Edfu where the boat stops to allow clients who have joined the cruise in Aswan to visit the temple before sailing back to Esna and mooring for the night.

DAY 7

Morning visit the partly excavated Temple of Khnum which is dedicated to the ram headed god Khnum who was the patron god of cataracts who fashiuons mankind from Nile clay on his potter-s wheel. Afternoon sail to Luxor where you will visit the East Bank Temples of Luxor and Karnak which were originally joined an avenue of Sphinx nearly a mile in lenght. Fairwell dinner on board and moor in Luxor.

DAY 8

Check out of your cabin ready for transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK or for your onward journey. Complimentary lunch on board for those with later flights. *Optional excursion, Balloon flight at sunrise priced at £120.00.

Please Note: The order or content of your itinerary may have to be amended due to lock closures, low water levels or any other unforeseeable circumstances.

Traditionally, a tip is expected at the rate of £4.00 per person per night which includes coach drivers, bell boys, housekeeping staff, crew, bar/restaurant staff and all off the boat tipping. Additional tipping is not expected.