Nile Cruise & Stay 5* Full Board / All Inclusive NOW SOLD OUT
5* Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort & 5* MS Concerto Nile Cruise
NOW SOLD OUT
Take this unique change to spend 14 nights exploring and relaxing in mystifying Egypt.
Your holiday will start with a 2 night stay Hurghada, staying in the 5 Star Sonesta Pharaoh Resort on an All Inclusive basis. You will then travel down to Luxor to board the 5 Star MS Concerto on a Full Board basis. After your 7 days cruise you will then travel back to Hurghada to relax for 5 nights back at the Sonesta Pharaoh Resort.
About the Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort Hurghada...
The Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort offers comfortable five star accommodation on the Red Sea Coast. It is just a quarter of an hour's drive from Hurghada International Airport and boasts a peaceful and secluded setting amidst tropical gardens on the edge of a golden sand beach. Guests can enjoy a great variety of sports and leisure activities here. There is a scuba diving centre as well as outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts and a minigolf course. There is also a spa where a range of massages and beauty treatments are available and where there is a Turkish bath and a sauna. Other sporting activities available here include volleyball, bowls, football, darts, billiards and table tennis. Children will enjoy fun activities and entertainment in the Kids' Club and there is also a playground and a children's swimming pool.
The Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort offers a great variety of dining options. The main restaurant - The Karnak Dining Room - serves international and regional buffet dishes whilst Isis offers oriental and Middle Eastern specialities and traditional Egyptian shisha pipes. Alternatively Italian a la carte dining and excellent Red Sea views are available in Valentino's and Russian delicacies are served in Matyoshka. There is regular live entertainment in the Spectra Amphitheatre and there is a nightly disco in the Caribbean Flash bar. The Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort boasts a 24 hour reception and offers a currency exchange, car rental and a laundry and dry cleaning service. On-site parking is available.
The Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort's bedrooms are light and spacious. They have private balconies, air conditioning and en-suite facilities. Each room has a minibar, telephone, satellite television, safe and hairdryer.
MS Concerto Nile Cruise...
The MS Concerto offers elegant five star luxury on the ancient River Nile. It is a 72 metre long cruiser with four decks and is furnished throughout in an elegant and modern style. It has a sun deck, where guests can relax in sun loungers and swim in the outdoor pool. There is also a spa - with a sauna and a Jacuzzi - where a range of massages is available - and there is a gymnasium. The MS Concerto also boasts a peaceful reading room and it has a lounge bar - where a disco is held each evening. This is an excellent choice for couples keen on seeing the historic attractions of the Nile and would also be well suited to families.
The MS Concerto offers excursions to some of the most important sites in the Ancient World (booked as pre-departure package or payable locally). Amongst the attractions guests can expect to see are the Valley of the Kings, the Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of Karnak, Edfu Temple and the Unfinished Obleisk. Additional services and facilities available to guests at The MS Concerto include a business centre and a laundry service.
The MS Concerto has 67 elegant and modern cabins. They are decorated in soft colour schemes and have panoramic windows with stunning views of the river banks. All rooms are air conditioned and have en-suite facilities. They each boast a minibar, a telephone, a safety deposit box and a television with international satellite channels and a DVD player.
A typical Nile cruise itinerary is as follows...
- Day 1: Relax on board the ship and stay overnight in Luxor
- Day 2: Spend the morning visiting the East Bank, Karnak and the Luxor temples. In the afternoon, sail to Edfu where you will stay overnight
- Day 3: Visit Edfu Temple (not included in any excursion packages, additional charge applies) and in the afternoon sail to Kom Ombo where you can visit the temple. Overnight, sail to Aswan
- Day 4: Visit Philae Temple and High Dam
- Day 5: Make an early morning visit to Abu Simple Temple (not included in any excursion packages, additional charge applies) and in the afternoon, sail to Edfu where you will stay overnight
- Day 6: Sail to Luxor where you will stay overnight
- Day 7: Visit the West Bank, the Valley of the Kings (Local entry fee applies) Hatschepsut and Memmnon Colossi (chargeable)
- Day 8: Disembark after breakfast
Please note that no on-shore visits mentioned will be included unless an excursion package has been purchased. The operator reserves the right to change the sequence of the itinerary due to any navigation circumstances but all included tours will be arranged.