MS Farah Nile cruise (Luxury Nile Cruise)
If you're looking for a unique and luxurious experience while exploring the beauty of Egypt, look no further than the MS Farah Nile cruise. This 5-star luxury cruise ship offers 60 deluxe cabins and 2 Royal Suites, ensuring that every guest receives the highest level of comfort and luxury during their journey along the Nile River.
As you sail between Luxor and Aswan, you'll have the opportunity to visit some of the most magical and historical sites in Egypt. From the awe-inspiring Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the High Dam, Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk, Kom Ombo, and Edfu Temples., you'll feel as though you've stepped back in time to the era of the pharaohs.
But the luxury of the MS Farah Nile cruise doesn't stop there. You'll also have the chance to visit the High Dam, Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk, Kom Ombo, and Edfu Temples, all while enjoying the finest amenities and services offered by the ship's staff.
Whether you're a history buff or simply looking for a one-of-a-kind vacation experience, the MS Farah Nile cruise is the perfect choice. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the sights and sounds of Egypt in style and comfort aboard this luxurious cruise ship.
|Schedule: Every Friday From Aswan & Every Monday From Luxor|
- Panoramic Nile view slides windows.
- All Cabins and suites are equipped with LCD TV.
- Internet connection.
- A private bathroom (with bathtub, hairdryer).
- A smoke detector system panel and sprinkler in all cabins.
- An individual control for the central air conditioner.
- Private safe box & mini bar.
- Mezzanine floor with the gift shop.
- Hairdresser and boutiques.
- Gymnasium, Steam & Sauna free of charge.
- Massage room with different choices with reasonable fees.
- Wireless Internet connection in all the outlets Free of charge.
- Laundry facilities.
- Automatic fire alarm.
- Doctor on calls on board.
- Complete water purification station.
- Laundry service & housekeeping.
- All major credit cards accepted.
- Any optional tours.
- Personal Spending.
5 Days - Luxor / Aswan Every Monday
Day 1: Arrival Luxor - Nile Cruise vacation
Upon your arrival at Luxor Airport or Luxor railway station, a representative from Around Egypt Tours will be eagerly awaiting your arrival. They will warmly welcome you and assist you in embarking on your Nile cruise, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable start to your Nile cruise vacation.
After settling in and indulging in a delicious lunch on board the cruise, get ready for a remarkable exploration of Luxor's East Bank, home to some of Egypt's most awe-inspiring ancient sites.
Your first stop is the magnificent Karnak Temple, known as the world's largest ancient religious site. As you step into the temple complex, you'll be greeted by the mesmerizing hypostyle hall adorned with towering columns, standing as a testament to the architectural genius of ancient Egypt. Take your time to wander through the various sections of this vast complex, each built during different pharaohs' reigns, and immerse yourself in the rich history and symbolism that surrounds you.
Next, you'll be transported to the grand Luxor Temple, an awe-inspiring structure constructed by Amenhotep III and later expanded by Ramses II. This temple was dedicated to the revered god Amun and served as a ceremonial and festival site during ancient times. Marvel at the majestic columns, intricate reliefs, and the palpable aura of spirituality that fills the air.
After an enriching day of exploration, return to the Nile cruise and delight in a delectable dinner on board. As night falls, settle into the comfort of your accommodation and enjoy a restful overnight stay in Luxor, eagerly anticipating the adventures that await you in the days ahead.
Day 2: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions
Following a delightful breakfast on the Nile cruise, your knowledgeable tour guide will accompany you on an enchanting Nile cruise vacation to Luxor's west bank, where ancient wonders and timeless stories await.
Your first stop is the renowned Valley of the Kings, the royal burial ground that holds the secrets and treasures of 64 pharaohs. Explore the intricately decorated tombs, each with its' unique charm and mesmerizing wall paintings that depict the Nile cruise vacation to the afterlife.
Next, you'll venture to the majestic Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, a remarkable architectural masterpiece nestled in the cliffs of El Deir El Bahari. Admire the grandeur of this 15th-century BC temple, dedicated to the only female pharaoh in ancient Egypt's history. Marvel at the detailed reliefs and hieroglyphics that tell the story of Hatshepsut's remarkable reign.
As you continue your expedition, catch a glimpse of the colossal statues of Memnon, guarding the entrance to what was once a massive mortuary temple. These towering statues, though weathered by time, still exude a sense of grandeur and majesty.
After a fulfilling morning of exploration, indulge in a delicious lunch on board the cruise. As you set sail towards Edfu, enjoy the tranquil ambiance of the Nile and soak in the beauty of the surrounding landscapes. Delight in a sumptuous dinner on board, savoring the flavors of Egypt as the cruise glides along the river.
As night falls, find serenity and relaxation in your comfortable accommodations on the Nile cruise, where you will spend a peaceful overnight stay in Edfu, eagerly anticipating the discoveries that lie ahead on your remarkable Egyptian Nile cruise vacation.
Day 3: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
After enjoying a delightful breakfast on the Nile Cruise, your expert guide will accompany you on a unique adventure to the magnificent Horus Temple at Edfu. Experience the charm of a traditional Kalesh ride, a horse and carriage, as you make your way to the temple. Prepare to be amazed as you step into the grandeur of the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus, one of the most well-preserved and complete ancient Egyptian temples.
Marvel at the intricate details of the temple's architecture, with its towering columns, spacious halls, and sacred chambers. Explore the various chapels dedicated to different deities, immersing yourself in the religious significance of the site. As you approach the twin-towered entrance gate, be greeted by the commanding presence of two magnificent statues of Horus, symbolizing protection and divine power.
Following your exploration of the Horus Temple, you will set sail towards the city of Kom Ombo, where a delightful lunch awaits you on board the cruise. As you savor your meal, take in the picturesque scenery of the Nile River, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes.
Upon reaching Kom Ombo, you will have the opportunity to visit the remarkable Temple of Sobek. This unique temple is dedicated to two gods, Sobek, the crocodile-headed deity, and Horus, the falcon-headed god. Discover the fascinating blend of ancient Egyptian and Greco-Roman architectural styles as you explore the temple's intricate reliefs and captivating sanctuaries.
As the day draws to a close, you will continue your Nile cruise vacation to Aswan, where dinner will be served on board the Nile Cruise. Relish in the flavors of Egyptian cuisine while enjoying the tranquil ambiance of the river. Allow the gentle sway of the cruise to lull you into a state of relaxation as you anticipate the wonders that await you in Aswan.
Day 4: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours
Following a delightful breakfast on the Nile River cruise, your knowledgeable private tour guide will join you for an exciting day of exploration in Aswan. You will embark on a boat ride to Agilika Island, where the remarkable Philae Temple awaits. This temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, is one of the Nubian Temples that were saved from the rising waters caused by the construction of the High Dam.
Step onto Agilika Island and immerse yourself in the splendor of Philae Temple. Admire its majestic colonnades, towering structures, and intricate reliefs that depict ancient Egyptian mythology and history. Marvel at the last surviving hieroglyphic and demotic inscriptions in Egypt, preserving the ancient written language for future generations to appreciate.
After your enriching visit to Philae Temple, you will return to the deluxe Nile cruise to indulge in a delectable lunch and dinner on board. Delight in the flavors of Egyptian cuisine while taking in the picturesque views of the Nile River. As the day draws to a close, you will spend a peaceful night on the cruise, nestled in the enchanting surroundings of Aswan.
Day 5: Disembaraktion in Aswan
After a satisfying breakfast at 08:00 a.m., it will be time to bid farewell to your memorable Nile cruise vacation. Disembark from the cruise, and our team will be ready to assist you with a seamless transfer to Aswan Airport or Aswan railway station, depending on your departure plans. Whether you are continuing your journey to another destination or returning home, our staff will ensure that your departure from Aswan is smooth and hassle-free.
4 Days - Aswan / Luxor Every Friday
Day 1: Embark/ Start your Nile Cruise Vacation/ Aswan Sightseeing
Upon your arrival in Aswan, your experienced Tour Guide will be there to greet you and kickstart your exciting Nile cruise vacation. Your first stop will be a boat ride to Angilika Island, where you will explore the magnificent Temple of Isis at Philae. This temple, one of the Nubian Temples saved from the rising waters caused by the construction of the High Dam, showcases remarkable colonnades, towering structures, and intricately carved reliefs. It is home to the last remaining hieroglyphic and demotic inscriptions in Egypt, offering a captivating glimpse into the ancient civilization.
After an immersive experience at Philae, you will be escorted back to your Nile cruise in time for a delicious lunch. Settle in and get ready to embark on a memorable vacation along the legendary Nile as your cruise vessel becomes your floating sanctuary and gateway to the wonders of ancient Egypt.
Let the enchantment of the Nile and the exploration of its timeless treasures begin.
Day 2: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples
As the morning unfolds, you will set sail from Aswan to Kom Ombo, savoring a delightful breakfast on board your Nile river cruise. Upon arrival in Kom Ombo, you will have the opportunity to visit the unique Temple shared by two deities, Sobek and Haeroris. This temple is a remarkable testament to ancient beliefs and traditions, with its intricate carvings and fascinating architectural design.
After immersing yourself in the beauty of Kom Ombo, you will return to your Nile cruise ship and continue your journey towards Edfu. While enjoying a delectable lunch on board, you will be treated to picturesque views of the Nile's serene waters. Once you arrive in Edfu, your knowledgeable Tour Guide will accompany you on a charming Kalesh ride, a horse and carriage, to the awe-inspiring Edfu Temple.
The Ptolemaic Temple of Horus at Edfu awaits your exploration, offering a captivating journey back in time. This temple stands as one of the most complete and best-preserved examples of Egyptian architecture, boasting numerous columns, halls, chambers, and chapels. As you enter through the twin-towered gate, you will be greeted by the imposing statues of Horus. Inside, you will discover fascinating inscriptions, including a list of the titles of books once held in the temple's library.
After a day filled with historical marvels, you will return to your Nile cruise ship to indulge in a delicious dinner on board. As you sail towards Esna, you can relax and relish the tranquility of the Nile while enjoying a delightful afternoon tea. Rest comfortably on board for the night, ready for more exciting adventures awaiting you on your Nile cruise.
Day 3: Luxor West Bank
In the early morning, you will sail to Luxor while savoring a delightful breakfast onboard and taking in the breathtaking scenery along the Nile's tranquil waters.
Upon arrival in Luxor, it's time to embark on an extraordinary Egypt tour to the West Bank. Prepare to be amazed as you delve into the rich history and marvels of this ancient land. Your first stop is the renowned Valley of the Kings, the royal cemetery that served as the final resting place for 64 Pharaohs.
Please note that specific tombs open for the visit are determined by the Egyptian Government to ensure their preservation and cannot be confirmed beforehand.
Next, you will proceed to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, an architectural masterpiece that stands as a testament to the greatness of the only female Pharaoh in ancient Egypt. Marvel at the temple's grandeur as you explore its halls and learn about the remarkable achievements of Queen Hatshepsut.
As you continue your Nile cruise vacation, you will encounter the imposing Colossi of Memnon, two towering statues that have stood watch over Luxor for centuries. These magnificent statues offer a glimpse into the grandeur of the ancient world.
After your inspiring West Bank tour, you will return to your Nile cruise ship, where you can relax and unwind. Enjoy a delightful afternoon tea at the prestigious Winter Palace Hotel, known for its elegance and history. Then, return to your Nile cruise ship for a sumptuous dinner onboard. Prepare for a restful overnight stay, ready to continue your exploration of Luxor's treasures on the following day.
Day 4: Luxor East Bank / End of Service
After enjoying a delicious breakfast on board your Nile River cruise, it's time to disembark and embark on a wonderful exploration of Luxor's East Bank. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, you will uncover the treasures of this ancient city.
Your first stop is the remarkable Karnak Temple, the largest ancient religious site in the world. As you step into the temple complex, you'll be greeted by the grandeur of the hypostyle hall, renowned for its colossal granite columns. Take your time to wander through the different sections of this vast complex, each representing a different era of Pharaonic rule. Marvel at the intricate details and carvings that adorn the walls, providing insights into the rich history and beliefs of ancient Egypt.
Next, you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor Temple, a true architectural masterpiece built by Amenhotep III and expanded by Ramses II. Dedicated to the god Amun, this temple served as a center for rituals and festivals. Admire the impressive statues, towering pillars, and beautifully preserved reliefs as you immerse yourself in the ancient atmosphere.
After this captivating exploration of Luxor's East Bank, it will be time to bid farewell to this historic city. You will be transferred to Luxor train station or Luxor airport, where you can continue your vacation or return to your next destination with cherished memories of your Nile River cruise and the fascinating sites you've encountered.
Winter Prices:(September. to April.)
|Per person in Single Cabin||Per person in Double Cabin||Per person in Triple Cabin|
|04 Days /03 Nights||$ 1850||$ 1250||$ 1150|
|05 Days /04 Nights||$ 2400||$ 1500||$ 1400|
Summer Prices: (May to August.)
|Per person in Single Cabin||Per person in Double Cabin||Per person in Triple Cabin|
|04 Days /03 Nights||$ 1200||$ 850||$ 800|
|05 Days /04 Nights||$ 1600||$ 1100||$ 1050|
Our prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip, excluding Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays.
• Children Policy:
• Children aged 0 to 01.99 years old are welcomed aboard the MS Farah Nile cruise free of charge.
• Children aged 2 to 5.99 years old are required to pay only 25% of the tour price.
• Children aged 6 to 11.99 years old can enjoy the MS Farah Nile cruise at a discounted rate of 50% of the tour price.
• Children aged 12 and above are required to pay the full tour price, just like adult guests. Please note that additional charges may apply if your tour package includes airfare for your children.
• Payment Policy:
To secure your desired program and ensure availability, we recommend making reservations as early as possible. A deposit of 25% of the total amount is required to secure your booking, except during the Christmas and New Year holidays when a deposit of 50% is necessary. This deposit will be deducted from your final payment. The remaining balance can be settled up to one week before your arrival date or in cash upon your arrival.
• Additional Entry Tickets:
Please note that our Egypt tour packages and programs do not include entrance fees to special archaeological sites, such as entering the interior of the Tomb of Tutankhamun at the Valley of the Kings in Luxor. Separate fees apply for these attractions.
Tipping is a customary gesture to express satisfaction with the excellent services provided by our dedicated staff. While it is not obligatory, if you are willing to offer a gratuity, it is greatly appreciated.
• Cancellation Policy:
If you need to cancel your Nile cruise vacation, the following scale of charges will apply:
• Cancellations made from the date of booking until 61 days before your arrival date will incur a 10% cancellation fee of the entire tour price.
• Cancellations made between 60 and 31 days before your arrival date will incur a 20% cancellation fee of the entire tour price.
• Cancellations made between 30 and 15 days before your arrival date will incur a 50% cancellation fee of the entire tour price.
• Cancellations made between 14 and 1 day before your arrival date will incur a 100% cancellation fee of the entire tour price.
Furthermore, please note that cancellation fees may also apply to domestic flights within Egypt according to the airline's specific cancellation policy.
Experience the MS Farah Nile cruise with complete peace of mind, knowing that our policies are designed to ensure fairness, transparency, and exceptional service throughout your Nile cruise vacation. Let Around Egypt Tours accompany you on an unforgettable exploration of Egypt's treasures.