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MS Emilio Prestige Nile Cruise

This modern 5* cruise liner is built over 5 decks and to the latest international specifications. This impressive boat has many facilities including an internet cafe, gym and hairdresser and with dance shows and entertainments, daily afternoon tea, this Nile cruise will be 24 hour of on board fun and amazement at this ancient river and its offerings.

Cruise Highlights:

  • All Inclusive Option
  • Land excursions included
  • Visit the Temples of Luxor & Karnak
  • Afternoon tea served daily
  • Optional Hot Air Balloon ride

  • Guide Price:

  • £699 Per Person
  • Price Based On: 2 adults sharing a Lower Deck Cabin on Full Board, with return flights from London Heathrow, return private taxi transfers, 20kg baggage. See More

  • Duration:

  • 8 Days, 7 Nights

  • Board Basis:

  • Full Board (Optional All Inclusive supplement from £165pp)

  • Star Rating:

  • 5 star

  • Cruise Type:

  • River Cruise

  • # of Cabins:

  • 72 cabins

  • Start / Finish:

  • Luxor - Aswan - Luxor

  • Departures:

  • This cruise departs on a weekly basis on a Monday from Luxor.
    (Subject to availability)

  • Optional Extras:

  • - Hot Air Balloon Ride (approx £120pp)
    - Abu Simbel by Road (approx £90pp)
    - Abu Simbel by Air (approx £200pp)

What's Included:

  • Itinerary:
  • Sample 7 Night Nile Cruise ItineraryView Full Itinerary

  • Meals Included:
  • 7 dinners, 6 lunches, 7 breakfasts - starting with dinner on check in day and ends with breakfast on check out day

  • Guide:
  • English speaking Egyptologist included

  • Excursions:
  • All excursions are included as per cruise itinerary below. (Except optional extras).

  • Entrance Fees:
  • Enrance Fees included as per cruise itinerary below

  • Activities:
  • Low key evening entertainment on board on occasional nights

  • Assistance:
  • On-board 24 hour assistance available

  • Vehicles:
  • Minivan or coach depending on group size

  • Flights:
  • Return flights from your chosen UK airport with 20kg baggage allowance

  • Transfers:
  • Private transfer to/from airport on arrival and departure

  • ATOL:
  • ATOL Protection


What's Not Included:

  • Tips:
  • Tips for guides and crew

  • VISA Fees:
  • VISA Fees - $25pp

Note: * The itinerary shown below might change depending on your arrival date. Please check at the time of booking. It may be necessary to amend the itinerary due to prevailing local circumstances. We will endeavour to provide you with as much notice as possible. As so many sites are visited, a Nile Cruise may not be suitable for the very elderly, people with walking difficulties or children. Please note that some excursions may take place very early in the morning. Optional excursions shown may be available to pre-book, and where a tour is capacity controlled and participants are limited it may be advisable to do so. All tours/activities/excursions are operated by local, independent suppliers and your contract will not be with us, but with them, subject to their terms and conditions. When booked locally we are not responsible for the availability, operation, or any risks that may be involved with these tours/activities/excursions.

Full Itinerary

Embarkation In Luxor Embarkation In Luxor

Embarkation In Luxor

Day 1 | Monday

Depart from the UK for your flight to Luxor. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your chosen Nile cruise boat for an evening check-in. Overnight in Luxor.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Temples of Luxor Temples of Luxor Luxor Museum Luxor Museum

Temples of Karnak & Luxor

Day 2 | Tuesday

Visit the Temples of Karnak and Luxor on the East Bank. Overnight in Luxor.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Necropolis of Thebes Necropolis of Thebes Valley of the Kings Valley of the Kings Temple of Queen Hatshepsut Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

West Bank – Esna - Edfu

Day 3 | Wednesday

In the morning, visit the highlights of the West Bank, including the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon, sail via Esna Lock to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Temple of Horus Temple of Horus Temple of Kom Ombo Temple of Kom Ombo Temple of Sobek & Haroeris Temple of Sobek & Haroeris

Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan

Day 4 | Thursday

In the morning visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu, before continuing along the Nile, midmorning, to Kom Ombo. In the afternoon, visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris in Kom Ombo, and then continue on to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Temple of Philae Temple of Philae

Aswan - Temple of Philae

Day 5 | Friday

After breakfast, spend the day exploring the sights of Aswan, with a visit to the High Dam and the Temple of Philae in the morning, and a relaxing trip on a felucca past the Agha Khan Mausoleum and Elephantine Island in the afternoon. Overnight in Aswan.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Abu Simbel Abu Simbel

Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu

Day 6 | Saturday

Spend the morning at leisure in Aswan, with the option of a trip to Abu Simbel. In the afternoon, sail from Aswan to Edfu, stopping en-route for a view of Kom Ombo Temple. Overnight in Edfu.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Esna Temple Esna Temple Arrive back in Luxor Arrive back in Luxor

Edfu - Esna - Luxor

Day 7 | Sunday

In the morning, sail from Edfu to Esna. Visit the Temple of Khnum at Esna before crossing the lock and continuing on to Luxor in the afternoon. Overnight in Luxor.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Disembark in Luxor Disembark in Luxor

Luxor (Disembark)

Day 8 | Monday

After breakfast, disembark your cruise boat and transfer to Luxor airport for your return flight to the UK (or transfer to your chosen hotel, if extending your holiday).


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Note: * The itinerary shown above might change depending on your arrival date Please check at the time of booking. It may be necessary to amend the itinerary due to prevailing local circumstances. We will endeavour to provide you with as much notice as possible. As so many sites are visited, a Nile Cruise may not be suitable for the very elderly, people with walking difficulties or children. Please note that some excursions may take place very early in the morning. Optional excursions shown may be available to pre-book, and where a tour is capacity controlled and participants are limited it may be advisable to do so. All tours/activities/excursions are operated by local, independent suppliers and your contract will not be with us, but with them, subject to their terms and conditions. When booked locally we are not responsible for the availability, operation, or any risks that may be involved with these tours/activities/excursions.

Cabins

72 superior cabins furnished in modern style at main and upper decks. All with wide windows, telephone, mini bar, satellite TV and courtesy set.


Cuisine

International buffet served in the main restaurant

Afternoon tea served daily

Piano bar

Sun deck bar

Farewell dinner


Entertainment

Swimming pool

Sauna

Turkish bath

Massage room

Jacuzzi


Leisure Facilities

Sundeck with tanning chairs

Shaded lounge are with sofas


Special Facilities

Free WiFi

Hairdresser

Bazaar shop

Internet cafe (payable locally)


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