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Take a Step Back in Time with a Nile Cruise, Luxor and Cairo

5.0 stars

cairo + nile cruise + luxor, egypt

The Experience

Start your holiday at Le Méridien Pyramids is beautifully located offering unmatched views of the ancient Pyramids of Giza. Then board The Swiss Inn Superior Radamis II Nile Cruiser offers an unforgettable Nile Cruise experience. This ship has 80 cabins, including 6 suites and 2 special suites with large floor-to-ceiling windows. Finally, move onto a stay at Steigenberger Hotel Nile Palace is ideally located in the heart of Luxor's tourist district. Luxor Temple, Luxor Museum, Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings are easily accessible from the hotel.

Why we love this holiday £700 off
  • Upgrade to the Full Excursions Package on the Superior Swiss Inn Radamis II Nile Cruise from £249pp
  • Great Pyramids of Giza only a stone throw away from the Le Meridien Pyramids
  • Enjoy the spectacular views of the River Nile from the Sun Deck on the Superior Swiss Inn Radamis II Nile Cruise
Selected dates between 30-Nov-2017 and 31-Oct-2018; Based on a 14 night stay leaving from Heathrow

 Included flights

 UK Departure

  • Departs: london
  • Arrives: cairo, Egypt

 Internal

  • Departs: cairo, Egypt
  • Arrives: luxor, Egypt

 Return Flight

  • Departs: luxor, Egypt
  • Arrives: london
 Day 1 to 4

Le Meridien Pyramids

5 stars
  • Premium City View Room
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Unrivalled location by the ancient Pyramids at Giza
  • Luxurious heath spa and fitness centre
  • Restaurants offering exotic gourmet cuisine

Le Méridien Pyramids is beautifully located offering unmatched views of the ancient Pyramids of Giza. Set just a short walk from the Pyramids and the Sphinx, this hotel is also only 20 minutes drive from the centre of Cairo. With the pyramids as the ultimate backdrop, the hotel is pleasantly set in tropical gardens and features a water complex with swimming pools and water massage units. Other facilities include tennis courts, a shopping arcade and beauty salon. Excursions are available at the tour desk to historical places of interest while there is golf club just 5 minutes away. Le Méridien Pyramids offers a stylish Egyptian holiday in the shadow of the last remaining ancient wonder of the world.

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TripAdvisor traveller rating

4.0 stars 78%

based on 3345 reviews

The Holiday Place customer rating

3.5 stars

3.5/5 from 38 reviews

Excellent hotel

Margaret Mcloughlin reviewing Le Meridien Pyramids (19-Aug-2012)

 Day 4 to 11

HS Radamis II

5 stars
  • Standard Cabin
  • Full Board
  • superior 5 star nile cruise with excellent amenities
  • nightly entertainment on board
  • Choice of comfortable cabins and suites

The Swiss Inn Superior Radamis II Nile Cruiser offers an unforgettable Nile Cruise experience. This ship has 80 cabins, including 6 suites and 2 special suites with large floor-to-ceiling windows. The Radamis II boasts superb amenities such as a sundeck pool and a restaurant offering a variety of dishes. The lounge is the ideal place to relax and take in the scenery while the disco offers superb night time entertainment. MS Radamis II Nile Cruise allows you to discover the stunning sights and attractions of the River Nile in comfort.

  • Prices Exclude Excursions
  • Upgrade to the Full Excursions Package from £249pp

RADAMIS II CRUISE ITINERARY 7 NIGHTS MONDAY - LUXOR TO LUXOR

Day 1 Monday - Luxor

Board the Radamis II and check into your cabin. Free at leisure.

  • Overnight in Luxor.

Day 2 Tuesday - Luxor West Bank - Esna - Edfu

Enjoy breakfast. Visit the West Bank to see The Valley of the Kings, The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari, and The Colossi of Memnon. Return to the Radamis II for lunch and spend the afternoon sailing to Edfu via Esna.

  • Overnight in Edfu.

Day 3 Wednesday - Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan

After breakfast sail to Kom Ombo. Visit Kom Ombo Temple. Continue sailing to Aswan.

  • Overnight in Aswan.

Day 4 Thursday - Aswan

After breakfast, visit the High Dam, the Temple of Philae and the unfinished Obelisk. Return to the Radamis II for lunch and then in the afternoon sail around The Botanical Garden, Elephantine Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum in a traditional Felucca. And then visit the Nubian Museum.

  • Overnight in Aswan.

Day 5 Friday - Aswan

This day is free at leisure. Have an optional excursion to Abu Simbel. Or stroll along the corniche and bargain at the bazaar, Aswan is a unique city in Egypt with a distinctly African flavour and strong Nubian cultural influences.

  • Overnight in Aswan.

Day 6 Saturday - Aswan - Kom Ombo -  Edfu

Sail to Kom Ombo. Enjoy your lunch while sailing further north towards Edfu.

  • Overnight in Edfu.

Day 7 Sunday - Edfu - Esna - Luxor

Sail to Esna. Cross Esna Lock and sail further north towards Luxor. Visit Karnak and Luxor Temples.

  • Overnight in Luxor

Day 8 Monday - Luxor

Check-out after breakfast at 8 am.

RADAMIS II CRUISE ITINERARY 4 NIGHTS MONDAY - LUXOR TO ASWAN

Day 1 Monday - Luxor

Embarkation before lunch time. Visit Karnak and Luxor Temples.

  • Overnight in Luxor.

Day 2 Tuesday - Luxor West Bank - Esna - Edfu

Enjoy breakfast. Visit The West Bank to see the Valley of the Kings, The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari and The Colossi of Memnon. Return to the Radamis II for lunch and spend the afternoon sailing to Edfu via Esna.

  • Overnight in Edfu.

Day 3 Wednesday - Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan

After breakfast sail to Kom Ombo. Visit Kom Ombo Temple. Continue sailing to Aswan.

  • Overnight in Aswan.

Day 4 Thursday - Aswan

After breakfast, visit the High Dam, the Temple of Philae and the unfinished Obelisk. Return to the Radamis II for lunch and then in the afternoon sail around The Botanical Garden, Elephantine Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum in a traditional Felucca. And then visit the Nubian Museum.

  • Overnight in Aswan.

Day 5 Friday - Aswan

Disembarkation after breakfast.

RADAMIS II CRUISE ITINERARY 3 NIGHTS FRIDAY - ASWAN TO LUXOR

Day 1 Friday - Aswan

Visit the High Dam, the Temple of Philae and the unfinished Obelisk.

  • Overnight in Aswan.

Day 2 Saturday - Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu

Visit the Nubian Museum. Sail to Kom Ombo. Visit Kom Ombo Temple. Sailing further north towards Edfu.

  • Overnight in Edfu.

Day 3 Sunday - Edfu - Esna - Luxor

Sail to Esna. Cross Esna Lock and sail further north towards Luxor. Visit Karnak and Luxor Temples.

  • Overnight in Luxor

Day 4 Monday - Luxor

Disembark after breakfast. Visit The West Bank to see the Valley of the Kings, The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari and The Colossi of Memnon.

Notes:

  • The order of the itineraries may be amended as a result of low-water levels, adverse weather conditions, lock closure or other unforeseen circumstances. Moorings at night are usually alongside other cruise vessels and sightseeing, when possible is organised to avoid the heat of the midday sun.
  • Prices displayed are the leading prices per month based on two adults sharing a standard room on Full Board basis.
  • Packages include return flights on various Charter Airlines from various UK airports.
  • All cruises are subject to availability and the prices and itinerary are subject to change.
  • We can combine any cruise with any hotel if you have a preference; please contact our reservations department for further details.

 

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TripAdvisor traveller rating

3.5 stars 50%

based on 117 reviews

The Holiday Place customer rating

4 stars

4/5 from 18 reviews

Staff were first class, food was buffet style (apart from one day) but was excellent. All rooms have a massive window so you can watch the scenery from your bed. The sun deck always had plenty space. Pretty much every night I think there was some form of entertainment. The cruise was all-round...

Colin Dawson reviewing HS Radamis II (02-Mar-2013)

 Day 11 to 15

Steigenberger Hotel Nile Palace

5 stars
  • Classic Room Patio View
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Prime location on the River Nile
  • Luxurious refuge with excellent recreational facilities
  • Exceptional guest accommodation

Steigenberger Hotel Nile Palace is ideally located in the heart of Luxor's tourist district. Luxor Temple, Luxor Museum, Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings are easily accessible from the hotel. Many of the hotel guest rooms boast views of the spectacular Nile River and guests can enjoy superb leisure facilities including a swimming pool and wellness centre offering a Turkish bath, sauna and massage treatments.

There is a range of restaurants serving oriental, Italian and local cuisine as well as a terrace and poolside bar serving drinks and snacks. Steigenberger Nile Palace is the perfect location for those seeking to enjoy famous cultural sights and a relaxing Egyptian holiday.

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TripAdvisor traveller rating

4.5 stars 89%

based on 2132 reviews

The Holiday Place customer rating

4 stars

4/5 from 19 reviews

The best night we had on the trip.

Sarah Nicholson reviewing Steigenberger Hotel Nile Palace (30-Aug-2015)

£1909 per person

Special Offer £700 off Nov 30 2017 - Oct 31 2018
Price for 14 nights, 2 Adults flying 5 October 2018 from Heathrow with Egypt Air
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