Nile Cruise & Red Sea
Nile Cruise & Red Sea Stay
14 nights - 4*
Price: From £519 pp
All inclusive upgrade on the Cruise - £145.00 pp
For centuries travellers have been fascinated by the mystical allure of the Nile. A relaxing cruise in luxurious surroundings, alongside Egypts many archaeological wonders, provides the perfect combination for an unforgettable holiday.
7 Nights Nile Cruise & 7 Nights Red Sea Stay
- 7 Nights Nile Cruise & 7 Nights Red Sea Stay
- Return Flights
- Nile Cruise on full board
EXCURSIONS, BAGGAGE AND TRANSFERS NOT INCLUDED.
10 EXCURSIONS - £220 pp
Baggage - £50 pp
Transfers - £100 pp
- Monday and Saturday departures from Gatwick. Sunday departures from Birmingham and Friday and Monday departures from Manchester.
10 EXCURSIONS - £220 ppDAY 1
Enjoy your first Egyptian sunrise, followed by a visit to the West Bank to the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Afternoon sailing and overnight night stay at Esna.DAY 2
Morning departure to Edfu where you will visit the extraordinary Temple of Horus, the mythical son of Isis and Osiris. Here, according to myth, Horus avenged the murder of his father Osiris by defeating his uncle, Seth in combat. Sail on to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris and then onto Aswan for the night.DAY 3
Visit the High Dam - finished in 1971 which has ensured up to three harvests a year in the Nile Valley, the Unfinished Obelisk - still rooted to the bedrock of pink granite and the Temple of Isis on Philae Island. After lunch Relax and enjoy a trip in a traditional felluca around Elephantine Island sailing to the Botanical Gardens on General Kitchener Island given as a gift in 1890. Here, visitors enjoy the beautiful plants imported from Africa, India and the Far East. Optional tour to the Nubian village available in the afternoon or relax on the sun deck. Evening entertainment provided by the Nubian folk show and overnight in Aswan.DAY 4
Morning optional excursion to the ancient wonder of Abu Simbel by air available, priced at £230.00 pp or by road at £95.00pp. After lunch sail to Esna and overnight. Party night on board while moored in Esna.DAY 5
Temple of Khnum
Visit the partly excavated Temple of Khnum at Esna. Dedicated to the ram-headed god Khnum, who was the patron god of the cataracts , who is said to have fashioned mankind from Nile clay on his potter-s wheel. Sail back to Luxor and overnight.DAY 6
Temple of Amun, Karnak
Tour the East Bank with a visit to Luxor Temple, originally joined to Karnak by an avenue of sphinxes. Visit Karnak which covers a huge area including several temples, the largest being the Temple of Amun. Overnight in Luxor with an optional Karnak Sound and Light show priced at £22.00 per person.DAY 7