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Tour Description

Join Imperial Egypt on board the MS Royal Ruby Nile Cruise 5 star deluxe and book 4 day, 5 day, or 8 day cruise. You can relax on the large sun deck and watch the landscape as you glide up & Down the Nile River whilst enjoying a drink after a sightseeing tour. M/S. Royal Ruby Nile Cruise offers frequent and regular cruises between Luxor and Aswan. Royal Ruby Nile Cruise has done everything to create the utmost comfort and to ensure the best conditions of entertainment, giving guests the possibility to enjoy and discover 5,000 years of Egyptian civilization. The boat experienced staff ensuring you get the best from your holiday on the Nile.

Cruise

  • Deck (1): Lower Deck, 04 cabins and the restaurant is equipped to serve 160 people in one sitting
  • Deck (2): Main Reception deck has the Lobby, Lounge Bar & 6 cabins (21 m²) and 2 single cabins (18 m²)
  • Deck (3): Library, Bazaar & 26 cabins (21 m²)
  • Deck (4): Gymnasium, Steam, Sauna & Massage room – 24 cabins (21 m²), 2 Royal Suites (42 m²)
  • Deck (5): Sun deck (Swimming pool, Jacuzzi, outdoor lounge sitting chairs, Swimming Pool)

Cabin

All cabins and suites are outside cabins with large panoramic windows, equipped with TV, mini bar, telephone, private safe box, a private bathroom (vertical Jacuzzi & a hair dresser), air conditioned with individually controlled thermostats, a smoke detector

Cruise Facilities

  • A Spacious Sundeck & swimming pool (185cm) depth.
  • Comfortable lounges and reading areas, Discotheque
  • Restaurant, Library, Hair dresser
  • Laundry & dry cleaning facilities
  • Comprehensive boutique and gift shop
  • Fitness Equipment
  • International telephone lines and fax
  • Gift shop and boutiques
  • Panorama bar & sun deck bar.
  • 03 public toilets at: reception, restaurant and launch
  • Internet Coffee and fax service
  • Complete water purification system
  • Fire resistant and sound proof

Important Notes

Notes:

English-speaking guides are provided by default, but Spanish, German, French, Italian, Dutch and Arabic – speaking tour guide can be arranged. Please advice at the time of requesting the tour.

Nile Cruises Tips: –

  • (F.B Basis) Full Board Basis includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. All beverages are extra except Tea, Coffee & Juice during Breakfast and afternoon tea on the boat sundeck during sailing days.
  • All sightseeing tours, transportation and accommodation are included
  • The Cruise starts either from Luxor or Aswan depending on the Nile Cruise Schedule.
  • Check in the Nile Cruise will be after 11:00am and check out is at 08:00am. However most of the flights arrive very early in morning. So, if your Cabin is free, they will give you the cabin immediately
  • Several cruise boats may moor next to each other, this requires crossing several boats to reach yours, carefully watch the gaps between the boats, and Assistance will be provided if required
  • Leave your valuables in your cabin safety box and close your cabin window and curtain before leaving.
  • In the sailing days, take a boarding pass before you leave the boat. Hand it over as you come back, so the boat can sail to the next stop with all passengers on board
  • You can pay your bill by any currency, Ask your guide to stop by bank during the tour, if you need to change money or ATM machine
  • Do not tip individuals, simply “At the end of the Cruise” put your tip in an envelope and hand it over to the boat reception. This money will be distributed evenly among the crew onboard. This way each person will get his fair share. Recommended boat tipping

Additional Entry

Technical Data:

  • Length: 72 m, Width: 14.8 m, Draft: 1.5 m
  • 3 engines of 470 HP each (CATERPILLAR)
  • 3 generators of 400KW each (CATERPILLAR)
  • 2 shellers of 95 tons each (Trane)
  • Electricity voltage of 220 volts

Entertainment:

  • Galabiya Party
  • Folkloric dance show
  • Nightly entertainment

Safety on Board:

  • Smoke Detector System Panel
  • 02 Life Jackets in each Cabin
  • Escape Map in each cabin

Day 1: Transfer to Nile Cruise & Aswan tours

Our tour guide will pick you up from Aswan international airport or Aswan Railway station
Visit to Aswan high dam and Philea Temple
Transfer to your Nile Cruise ship in Aswan
Embarkation before Lunch.
Lunch on board
Dinner on board
Overnight in Aswan
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Kom-Ombo & Edfu

Breakfast on Board
Optional, Abu Simbel Tour
Lunch on Board
Sail to KomOmbo Town
Visit to Komombo Temple
Sail to Edfu City
Tea Time
Dinner on board
Egyptian Galabeya Party
Overnight in Edfu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Visit Luxor east bank

Visit to Edfu Temple
Breakfast on Board
Sail to Luxor City
Lunch on board
Visit to Karank and Luxor temples
Dinner on board
Overnight in Luxor
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Disembarkation, Visit Luxor West Bank – Departure transfer

Breakfast on board.
Disembarkation after breakfast (08:00am)
Visit the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut temple and Colossi of Memnon
Transfer to Luxor hotel, airport or railway station
Meals: Breakfast

Program A Includes

  • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
  • Assistance of our personnel during your stay and excursions
  • All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Accommodation on board 5 star cruise on full board basis
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
  • English-speaking tour guide during your excursions
  • All service charges and taxes

Program A Excludes

  • Any extras and personal spending
  • Drinks
  • Tipping

Optional Tours: –

  • Hot air balloon ride in Luxor
  • Sound & Light show at Karnak temple
  • Horse & Carriage city tour in Luxor
  • Tour to Abu Simbel from Aswan by Car or Flight
  • Nubian Village trip by motor boat
  • Sound & Light show at Philae temple
  • Horse & Carriage city tour in Aswan

What to Bring?

  • Passport valid for More than 6 months
  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Hat, Sun block, Sunglasses, Light torch
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hotel Room Slipper Shoes
  • Photo / Video Camera

Day 01: Luxor East Bank – Luxor ON

Upon arrival at Luxor airport -station, our representative will transfer you to your Nile Cruise
by a private A/C van. Embarkation before 12:00 PM. Afternoon, you will discover the East
bank of Luxor including Karnak Temples Complex, which are the largest structures ever build
in the history of the mankind. The principal building is that of god Amun Ra, since it was
considered the house of god on the earth, the earlier structure date back to the middle
kingdom, but there are some references which refer to the earlier buildings as old as the 3rd
dynasty. Later on, you will proceed to visit Temple of Luxor, which was built by one of the
kings of the 12th dynasty and completed by the well know king Ramses II. This temple waslocated in the heart of ancient Thebes and, like Karnak, was dedicated to the main/chief god
Amun Re. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred back to your ship for rest and
refresh. At night, Egyptian folkloric show will be operated by the staff. Dinner will be served
and overnight in Luxor. ( L– D)
N.B: If your arrival time to Luxor is so early, so we will start the tour direct upon arrival as the
cruise check in time at 12:00 and we don’t want our guest waste their time waiting at the
lobby for check in.

Day 02: Luxor West Bank – Sail to Edfu & ON

Breakfast on the Nile cruise. After that you will start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred
land by exploring the wet bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, which considers as the
royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our
Pharaohs were buried. After that, you will proceed to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at
Deir El Bahari. This temple is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the
Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain. At the end of
the tour you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is belonging to king Amenhotep III. After that
you will return to your ship to have your lunch. Afternoon, free at leisure. Dinner and overnight
on the cruise. (B – L – D)

Day 03: Edfu – Kom Ombo – Sail to Aswan & ON

Breakfast on the cruise. Then the guide will take you in a mysterious journey to land of
secrets. This guided tour of today begins by visiting one of the most wonderful temples in
Egypt, Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered to be one of the most well preserved
temples in Egypt. After that, you will revert back to your ship. Lunch will be served on board
during sailing to the city of Kom Ombo. Afternoon, you will proceed to explore Temple of Kom
Ombo, where the two gods Sobek & Haroeris were worshipped for a while. Get back to your
ship and enjoy your lunch on the sun deck, watching the unique landscape of the great river
Nile. On its banks the ancient Egyptian civilization has been created and flourished. After the
tour, you will get back to your ship, rest and refresh on board. Dinner meal will be served on
board during sailing to the city of Aswan. Late evening arrive to Aswan and overnight. (B – L
– D)

Day 04: Aswan City Tour – Aswan ON

Breakfast will be served on board your ship. Later on, you will join your Egyptologist tour
guide to discover the great city of Aswan, including The High Dam, which has been erected
by the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 AD to protect Egypt from the Nile
flood. After that you will enjoy sailing on the Nile River by a motor boat till reach Agilika Island,
where you will visit Temple of Philae, which was erected during the Gaeco-Roman period and
was dedicated to goddess Isis (mother of god Horus). After finishing your day tour, you will
get back to your ship. Lunch will be served on board. Afternoon tea will be served on board.
At night free at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Aswan. (B – L – D)

Day 05: Disembarkation from cruise – Departure to Cairo

Check out after breakfast. Then our representative will accompany you to Aswan airport -
station to take your flight to Cairo (Breakfast)
** Optional Tour: Excursion to Abu Simble temples either by private coach or by domestic
flight: you will be met with our English-speaking tour guide in Aswan who will transfer you by
private A-C van to Abu Simbel, lies south of Aswan on the western bank of the Nile, 180 miles
south of the First Cataract in what was Nubia. The site was known as Meha in ancient times
and was first documented in the 18th Dynasty, when Ay and Horemheb had rock-cut chapels
hewn in the hills to the south. Upon arrival, you will proceed to visit Abu Simbel Temples,
which were built by the well-known king Ramses II. The biggest temple was called as the
Great temple. It was built by Ramesses II and being dedicated to the famous god Rahorakhty.
While the smaller temple and it was dedicated to king Ramesses II himself and his beautiful
wife queen Nefertari. After finishing your day tour, you will drive back toward Aswan. Arrive
Aswan and be transferred by private A-C van to your chosen hotel there for check in, rest and
refresh or transfer to Aswan airport to catch your domestic flight to Cairo. [B]

Program A Includes
Egyptologist tour guide.
Air Conditioned private vehicle.
4 Day Tours
All Entrance fees
Airport Transfers or Railway Station Transfers in Luxor and Aswan on Day 1 and Day 5
Tourism Police Permission for arranging the tours
Tax

Program A Excludes
Domestic Airfare or Train Tickets
Optional Tour to Abu Simbel
Meals & Drinks during day tours
Tipping
Personal Expenses
Anything not mentioned above

May – September (Price Per Person)

04 Days-03 Nights05 Days/04 Nights
Per Person in Triple Cabin295 $360 $
Per Person in Double Cabin300 $370 $
Per Single Cabin475 $570 $

October – April (Price Per Person)

04 Days-03 Nights05 Days/04 Nights
Per Person in Triple Cabin335 $380 $
Per Person in Double Cabin340 $385 $
Per Single Cabin550 $660

Prices

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till September 30., except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children Policy

  • 0 – 01.99 Free of Charge
  • 2 – 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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