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Mövenpick MS Darakum Nile Cruise

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The Mövenpick MS Darakum is an elegant Nile Cruise that has a comfortable and contemporary design and is among the largest and best-appointed crafts on the river Nile. Enjoy a truly memorable journey and experience Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan. Check availability and the sailing dates of our Nile Cruises Cairo Luxor Aswan.

Included:
  • Being met with assistance at Cairo airport upon arrival and departure by our representative.
  • Assistance by our personnel during your stay, tours and excursions
  • All airport transfers by private deluxe A/C vehicle.
  • Internal flight tickets
  • Accommodation in Cairo 5* hotel based on bed & breakfast.
  • Accommodation on board Nile Cruise on full board.
  • All Nile cruise tours sharing cruise  group
  • Entrance fees to the sights as per itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide during tours as mentioned above
  • Service charges and taxes included throughout the tours.
Excluded:
  • International airfare to Egypt.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt
  • Personal spending.
  • Optional Activities.
  • Tipping.
Itinerary:
11 Days - Luxor / Cairo

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

Your tour manager from Memphis Tours will meet and assist you upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport (arrival procedures), and then he will escort you to the hotel by an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. Arrive at the hotel for a smooth check-in.

Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Fly to Luxor / Embarkation

Enjoy breakfast before checking-out from your hotel, then transfer to Cairo Airport for your flight to Luxor where you will be met and transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to board your Egypt Nile cruise. Embark the cruise in Luxor and enjoy music at the bar.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 3: Luxor Sightseeing Tour

Set out from your cruise at 7:00 in the morning to enjoy a day tour in Luxor. Start by visiting the West Bank of Luxor to see Valley of the Kings and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Then at 14:00 move to the East bank of Luxor to visit the famous Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Back to the Nile cruise where you will enjoy a Belly Dancer onboard.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Sail to Qena Temples

Enjoy your breakfast onboard and sail from Luxor to Qena to enjoy a visit to Dendara Temple. Return to your cruise in Qena and enjoy contest party onboard.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Qena.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Sail to Sohag

Breakfast onboard and then your cruise will leave Qena and sail to Sohag via Naga Hammadi Bridge and Abu Homar’s Lock. Sail to El Balyana and have your lunch onboard, then visit Abydos Temple. Relish Treasure Hunt onboard, then you will arrive at Sohag.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Sohag.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Sail to Minya

This morning, your Nile boat will cross Sohag bridge sailing to Tel El Amarna via Asyuit’s Lock. Have your lunch onboard while sailing to Tel El Amarna.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Tel El Amarna.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Tel El Amarna / Tuna El Gebel

Set out from your Nile cruise at 7:00 in the morning to enjoy a tour to Tel El Amarna to visit Tomb of Ahmose (EA3), Tomb of Meryre (EA4), Tomb of Pentu (EA5), Tomb of Panehesy (EA6), and Royal Tomb of Akhenaten (EA26). Also, visit the Great Palace of King Akhenaten, the Small and Great Temples of Aten. Later, you will have a visit to Tuna El Gebel and Ashmunein. Back to the cruise and enjoy Folkloric Show onboard.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Minya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Beni Hassan / Sail to Beni Sue

Enjoy your breakfast and then you will leave your cruise to visit 4 tombs at Beni Hassan. It will take half an hour to drive from Minya dock to visit Tomb of Baqet III (BH15), Tomb of Khety (BH17), Tomb of Amenemhet (BH2), Tomb of Khnumhotep II (BH3). Return to your Nile cruise to sail to Beni Suif while enjoying Galabya Party onboard. Arrive at Beni Suif.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Beni Suif.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Sail to Cairo / Cairo Sightseeing

Sail to Cairo in the morning to enjoy a day tour visiting Coptic, Islamic and Old Cairo. 

Overnight onboard your cruise in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Egyptian Museum & Giza Pyramids

Set out from your cruise to enjoy a day tour in Cairo to the Egyptian Museum, the incredible Giza Pyramids, and the Great Sphinx. Back to the cruise and enjoy Takht (Oriental Music) onboard.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Final Departure

Disembarkation after enjoying your breakfast, then transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure

Meals: Breakfast
13 Days - Cairo / Luxor

Day 1: Arrive Egypt/ Nile Cruise

Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (arrival procedures) and then transfer to embark your Nile Cruise

Overnight onboard your cruise in Cairo.
Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Cairo Sightseing

Breakfast on board then pay a visit to the Coptic, Islamic and Old Cairo. Cocktail Party and Dinner onboard while enjoying Takht (Oriental Music).

Overnight onboard your cruise in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Giza Pyramids Tour

Breakfast onboard then pay a visit to the Gize Pyramids, the Great Spinx, Memphis and Sakkara. Have lunch at good quality local restaurant. Enjoy a Cocktail Party and dinner onboard.
 
Overnight onboard your cruise in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4:Sail To Beni Suef

Full day sailing to Beni Suef which takes almost 12 hours. Then, you will have your lunch and dinner onboard while enjoying a Guest Show.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Beni Suef.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 : Sail to Minya

Sail to Minya and have your lunch onboard. Enjoy your dinner onboard and a treasure hunt game.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Minya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Visit Tuna El Gebel / Beni Hassan Temples

Enjoy your breakfast onboard. Visit Tuna El Gebel and Ashmunein. Lunch onboard then you will transfer from the cruise 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 cruise and have dinner onboard and folkloric Show.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Minya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Sail to Tel El Amrana

Early sail to Tel El Amarna and enjoy your breakfast onboard. Visit Tel El Amarna (will take almost 2 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). You will also visit the Great Palace of King Akhenaten and the Small and Great temples of Aten (Approx. 2:30 hours visit). Back to the cruise and sail to Assyut. Stop in front of Prince Tawdrous Monastery to view the Monastery from the cruise. Enjoy music in the bar.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Asyut.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Sail to Sohag

Sail to Sohag and have your breakfast onboard. Enjoy Black & White Party. 

Overnight onboard your cruise in Sohag.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Sail to Qena / Abydos Temple

Full day sailing to El Balyana, visit Abydos Temple and the back to the boat and sail to Qena via Naga Hammadi Bridges. Contest Party then arrive at Qena.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Qena.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Visit Dendara Temple

Enjoy your breakfast onboard. Visit Dandarah temple which is a 20-minute’ drive. Return to the cruise and sail to Luxor while enjoying a Belly Dancing show.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Luxor West and East bank Tours

Full day visinting the West Bank and East Bank (Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, Luxor and Karnak temple).

Overnight onboard your cruise in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Fly to Cairo

Have a breakfast onboard, then disembark and transfer to Luxor Airport for flight to Cairo.

Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13: Fly Back Home

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure.

Meals: Breakfast
14 Days - Aswan / Cairo

Day 1:Arrival in Cairo

Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures), you will be met and assisted by your tour manager from Memphis Tours who will escort you to your hotel by exclusive air-conditioned vehicle. Arrive at your hotel for a smooth check-in.

Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Fly to Aswan / Embarkation

Enjoy breakfast before checking out from your hotel, then transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight to Aswan Airport where you will be met by our representative who will accompany you by an air-conditioned vehicle to embark on your Egypt Nile cruise. Enjoy music in the bar.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Aswan Sightseeing

Breakfast on board the Nile Cruise, then you will have a day tour in Aswan to visit the High Dam and Philae Temple, then get a visit during the afternoon to Nubian Museum. Back to the cruise and enjoy a cocktail party and Nubian Show on board.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Sail to Kom Ombo & Edfu

Breakfast and Lunch on board, then your Nile boat will leave Aswan heading to Kom Ombo to visit Kom Ombo Temple. Back to the cruise and continue sailing to Edfu with a guest show onboard your Nile ship.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Edfu Temple & Sail to Luxor

Departing the cruise after breakfast to have an early visit to Edfu Temple. Back to the cruise to sail to Luxor via Esna Lock. Relish music in the bar.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Luxor Sightseeing Tour

This morning, you will enjoy a day tour in Luxor. Visit the West Bank to see the Valley of the Kings and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, then move to the East bank to visit Karnak and Luxor Temples. Enjoy aBelly Dancing show onboard.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Sail to Qena, Dendara & Abydos

Early Sail from Luxor to Qena to visit Dendara Temple. Back to the Ship in Qena and enjoy a contest party onboard.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Qena.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Sail to Sohag

Enjoy your breakfast onboard and sail to Naga Hammadi via Naga Hammadi Bridge and Abu Homar’s Lock. Then, sail to El Balyana and enjoy your lunch onboard. Visit Abydos Temple and then back to the ship. Enjoy Treasure Hunt onboard while sailing. Arrive at Sohag.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Sohag.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Sail to Minya

Cross Sohag Bridge and Sail to Tel El Amarna via Asyuit’s Lock. Enjoy your lunch on board. Arrive at Tel El Amarna.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Tel El Amarna.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Minya Sightseeing Tour

Enjoy your breakfast onboard and then enjoy a tour to Tel El Amarna and northern tombs. Visit the Tomb of Ahmose (EA3), Tomb of Meryre (EA4), Tomb of Pentu (EA5), Tomb of Panehesy (EA6), Royal Tomb of Akhenaten, the Great Palace of King Akhenaten, and the Small and Great Temples of Aten. Then, visit Tuna El Gebel and Ashmunein. Back to your Nile Boat and enjoy Folkloric Show onboard.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Minya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Beni Hassan / Sail to Beni Suif

Departing your cruise in the morning to enjoy a visit to Beni Hassan, south of El-Minya to visit the 4 tombs there. Visit the Tomb of Baquet III (BH15), Tomb of Khety (BH17), Tomb of Amenemhet (BH2), and Tomb of Khnumhotep II (BH3). Back to the cruise to sail to Beni Suif while enjoying Galabya Party onboard. At 18:00, you will have arrived in Beni Suif.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Beni Suif.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Sail to Cairo & Cairo City Tour

Sail to Cairo in the morning, then visit Coptic, Islamic, and Old Cairo. Enjoy Takht Music onboard.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Pyramids & Egyptian Museum

Departing your cruise after breakfast to enjoy an amazing visit to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Giza Pyramids, and the Great Sphinx. Enjoy Takht (Oriental Music) onboard Cairo Nile Cruise.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: Disembarkation / Fly Back Home

Disembarkation from your Nile Cruise, then transfer to Cairo Airport for final departure.

Meals: Breakfast.
15 Days - Cairo / Aswan

Day 1: Arrive Egypt/ Nile Cruise

Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (arrival procedures), and then he will escort you by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle to embark your Nile cruise in Cairo.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Cairo.
Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Pyramids and Egyptian Museum

6:00 Breakfast onboard.
7:00 Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Greet Sphinx
11:30 Lunch onboard
12:30 Visit to the Egyptian Museum
19:30 Dinner onboard.
Takht (Oriental Music)

Overnight onboard your cruise in Cairo.
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Memphis, Sakkara & Coptic Cairo

6:00 Breakfast onboard
7:00 Visit Memphis & Sakkara
11:30 Lunch onboard
12:30 Visit Coptic Cairo including the Hanging Church, Coptic Museum and Jewish Synagogue.
19:30 Dinner onboard
Cocktail Party

Overnight onboard your cruise in Cairo
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Sail to Beni Suef

Early sail to Beni Suef, about 12 hours sailing from Cairo.
Guest show.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Beni Suef.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 : Sail to Minya

In the morning, you will set sail to Minya. Lunch onboard your cruise, then arrive at Minya. Back to your Nile Cruise for dinner onboard with treasure hunt game.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Minya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Tuna El Gebel / Beni Hassan

At the early morning, you will be picked up to visit Tuna El Gebel and Ashmunein. Lunch onboard, then you will be transferred from your Nile cruise to Beni Hassan where you will visit 4 tombs including Tomb of Baqet III (BH15), Tomb of Khety (BH17), Tomb of Amenemhet (BH2), and Tomb of Khnumhotep II (BH3). Back to your cruise and have dinner onboard while enjoying a folkloric Show.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Minya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Tel Al Amrana / Sail to Asyut

Early sail to Tel El Amarna while enjoying your breakfast onboard. Visit Tel El Amarna and the northern tombs, see Tomb of Ahmose (EA3), Tomb of Meryre (EA4), Tomb of Pentu (EA5), Tomb of Panehesy (EA6), Royal Tomb of Akhenaten (EA26), and see also the Great Palace of King Akhenaten and the Small and Great Temples of Aten. Drive back to your Nile cruise for Asyut, and stop in front of Prince Tawdrous Monastery to view the monastery from the cruise. Enjoy the music at the bar.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Asyut.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Sail to Sohag/ Abydos Temple

Enjoy your breakfast onboard while sailing to Sohag for about 8 hours. Enjoying Black and White Party with dinner onboard.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Sohag.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Sail to Qena / Abydos Temple

In the early morning, enjoy a full day sailing from Sohag to El Balyana. Visit Abydos Temple and then back to the boat and sail to Qena via Naga Hammadi Bridges. Contest party on board, then arrive at Qena.

Overnight onboard your cruise Qena.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Dandarah/ Sail to Luxor

Visit Dandarah Temple in Qena, then return to your Nile cruise and set sail to Luxor while enjoying Belly Dancing show.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Luxor West Bank Tour

Breakfast onboard, then you will be guided for a day tour to the West Bank where you will visit Valley of the Kings and Queen Hatshepsut Temple. Back to your Nile cruise.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Luxor East Bank Tour / Sail to Edfu

Leave your cruise in the morning to visit the East Bank of Luxor where you will see the famous Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Enjoy your Galabya Party. Back to your Nie cruise to enjoy sailing to Edfu.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Edfu and Kom Ombo/ Sail to Aswan

At the early morning, you will be picked up for a visit to Edfu Temple, then back to the cruise for sailing to Kom Ombo for visiting Kom Ombo temple. Continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner onboard.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14 : Aswan Tour

Breakfast onboard, then enjoy a visit to the High Dam and Philae Temple. then at the Afternoon have a visit to Nubian Museum. Back to your Nile Cruise with Nubian Show onboard.

Overnight onboard your cruise in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15 : Disembarkation / Fly Aswan to Cairo / Fly Back Home

Disembarkation after breakfast, then you will be transferred to Aswan Airport for your flight to Cairo. You will be met and assisted at Cairo Airport to transfer to the International terminal for your flight home.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Cruise:

72 deluxe cabins feature:

 

  • Private bathroom with bath tub & Hair Dryer
  • Remote control LCD television, music channels, Internal telephone
  • Controlled air condition, safe deposit box
  • Large panoramic windows.
  • Large restaurant seating 142 guests
  • Large and Luxurious Lounge & mini-bar
  • Discotheque
  • Gift Shop
  • Clinic
  • Swimming pool
  • Sun Deck with Recreation Area and Bar
  • Reading & Playing room

 

Prices :

11 Days - Luxor / Cairo

25th October 2020
$ 3895 Per Person in Double Room
$ 5835 One Person Traveling Alone
14th February 2021
$ 4285 Per Person in Double Room
$ 6415 One Person Traveling Alone
12th March 2021, 7th April 2021
$ 4015 Per Person in Double Room
$ 5955 One Person Traveling Alone
3rd May 2021
$ 3765 Per Person in Double Room
$ 5555 One Person Traveling Alone
3rd September 2021
$ 4109 Per Person in Double Room
$ 6145 One Person Traveling Alone
29th September 2021, 25th October 2021
$ 4239 Per Person in Double Room
$ 6355 One Person Traveling Alone

13 Days - Cairo / Luxor

9th October 2020
$ 4559 Per Person in Double Room
$ 6899 One Person Traveling Alone
4th November 2020
$ 5075 Per Person in Double Room
$ 7745 One Person Traveling Alone
24th February 2021, 22nd March 2021, 17 April 2021
$ 4679 Per Person in Double Room
$ 7035 One Person Traveling Alone
13th May 2021
$ 4379 Per Person in Double Room
$ 6549 One Person Traveling Alone
13th September 2021
$ 4799 Per Person in Double Room
$ 7265 One Person Traveling Alone
9th October 2021
$ 4965 Per Person in Double Room
$ 7519 One Person Traveling Alone
4th November 2021
$ 5509 Per Person in Double Room
$ 8399 One Person Traveling Alone

14 Days - Aswan / Cairo

22nd October 2020
$ 4989 Per Person in Double Room
$ 7539 One Person Traveling Alone
11th February 2021
$ 5465 Per Person in Double Room
$ 8275 One Person Traveling Alone
9th March 2021, 4th April 2021
$ 5109 Per Person in Double Room
$ 7675 One Person Traveling Alone
30th April 2021
$ 4775 Per Person in Double Room
$ 7139 One Person Traveling Alone
31st August 2021
$ 5245 Per Person in Double Room
$ 7925 One Person Traveling Alone
26th September 2021, 22nd October 2021
$ 5429 Per Person in Double Room
$ 8199 One Person Traveling Alone

15 Days - Cairo to Aswan

9th October 2020
$ 5560 Per Person in Double Room
$ 8455 One Person Traveling Alone
4th Nov 2020
$ 6215 Per Person in Double Room
$ 9529 One Person Traveling Alone
24th February 2021, 22nd March 2021, 17th April 2021
$ 5689 Per Person in Double Room
$ 8599 One Person Traveling Alone
13th May 2021
$ 5299 Per Person in Double Room
$ 7965 One Person Traveling Alone
13th September 2021
$ 5855 Per Person in Double Room
$ 8875 One Person Traveling Alone
9th October 2021
$ 6049 Per Person in Double Room
$ 9199 One Person Traveling Alone
4th November 2021
$ 6739 Per Person in Double Room
$ 10329 One Person Traveling Alone
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