FB-LE/FE (full board-light/full excursions)
For those willing to discover the history of the ancient Egyptian civilization, the Nile Cruises are definitely the best way to combine personal curiosity and relaxing holidays. The M-S Champillion designs an itinerary enabling to see the principal sites and centers of interest of the area. This 5 star Deluxe cruise will lead you in the most fabulous places for 8 days.
Please check the type of the booked room which will specify whether the excursions found below are included.
Departure: Every Monday
Day 1:Arrival at Luxor and embarkation on the ship.
Day 2:In the morning, departure for the West Bank area to visit the Ancient Theban Necropolis. You will discover: the Valley of the Kings; the temple of Habu, the only remaining of the funerary Temple of Amenophis; the colossi of Memnon. During the afternoon, navigation towards Esna and overnight.
Day 3:In the morning, navigation to Edfu and Kom Ombo to visit the temple of Horus or the temple of Kom Ombo During the afternoon, navigation to Aswan and overnight.
Day 4:In the morning, visit of the Lyrical Temples of Philae (rising from the waters of the Nile. During the afternoon, sailing around in the traditional saling boat Felucca, viewing the Agha Khan Mausoleum and the Botanical Garden (Kitchner Island). Overnight in Aswan.
Day 5:Free time at leisure or optional excursion to Abu Simbel, to see the Temples of Ramses II. During the afternoon, navigation to Edfu via Kom Ombo and overnight in Edfu.
Day 6:Visit to the best preserved Temple in Egypt dedicated to the Falcon God Horus. During the afternoon, navigation to Luxor via Esna and overnight in Luxor.
Day 7:Visit of the fabulous Luxor Temple and the enormous Temple complex of Karnak . Free time at leisure and overnight in Luxor.
Day 8:Disembarkation after breakfast.
1. The above itinerary is an example only and may be changed.
2. If insufficient bookings are received for a particular date or if other unforseen problems arise clients will be transferred on arrival to another cruise ship of the same category and with equivalent facilities.
3. Excursions will normally be led by an English-speaking guide. Requests can be made at the time of booking for guides of other nationalities to be provided but this will be subject to numbers and availability..
4. Some of the room types, as shown on results page, include the above mentioned excursions which are operated by Tarot Tours for whom we act as agents and with whom your contract for the provision of the excursion will be arranged. The Terms and Conditions applicable to this separate contract are available to you on request to us.
Please note: Map shows the rough area of the hotel and may not be 100% accurate.