Discover Egypt & Nile Cruise with Optional Desert Rose Resort 5* - Hurghada - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with a 4 or 7-night cruise along the world-famous Nile River in ancient Egypt!
  • Experience historical wonders from your comfortable Deluxe Nile River View Cabin, visitng the likes of Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Philae Temple and much more!
  • You'll then have the chance to add an All Inclusive stay at the Desert Rose Resort, a five-star retreat with a beautiful private beach, 4 swimming pools, an aqua park, and an array of fabulous bars and restaurants.

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Your Destination

Get away to a destination like no other. With an abundance of natural and man-made wonders, Egypt offers its visitors overwhelming scenery and unparalleled sights. 

Explore the ancient world of Kings and templesgoddess' and hieroglyphs, while cruising along the lifeline of Egypt, The Nile. As you peacefully sail down the longest river in the world, watch the banks pass you by, covered in tropical wildlife and luscious greenery.

With its year-round sunshine and stunning scenery, above and below the water, the Red Sea Riviera has long been a holiday favourite for sunbathing and a world-class diving destination. The former fishing town of Hurghada has transformed itself into a spectacular retreat complete with 20 kilometres of golden sand and luxurious beachside hotels. Head downtown to Old Hurghada and capture traditional Egyptian life around the mosques and lively bazaars.

Our Optional Offers

Offer 1: Discover Egypt with Nile Cruise 

Choice of 4-night Nile Cruise or 7-night Nile Cruise

Offer 2: Discover Egypt with Nile Cruise & Desert Rose Resort stay

10 Nights
7-night Nile River Cruise on boat as per itinerary
3-night stay in an Standard Garden View Room at the Desert Rose Resort 5*

12 Nights
7-night Nile River Cruise on boat as per itinerary
5-night stay in an Standard Garden View Room at the Desert Rose Resort 5*

14 Nights
7-night Nile River Cruise on boat as per itinerary
7-night stay in an Standard Garden View Room at the Desert Rose Resort 5*

7 Nights
4-night Nile River Cruise on boat as per itinerary
3-night stay in an Standard Garden View Room at the Desert Rose Resort 5*

9 Nights
4-night Nile River Cruise on boat as per itinerary
5-night stay in an Standard Garden View Room at the Desert Rose Resort 5*

11 Nights
4-night Nile River Cruise on boat as per itinerary
7-night stay in an Standard Garden View Room at the Desert Rose Resort 5*

Your 4-Night Cruise Itinerary

You will follow the itinerary below for the 4-night cruise on one of the three boats listed below.

Day 1: Departure from Luxor
This morning, you will embark your cruise ship in Luxor to sepnd the night on board, enjoying all your ship has o offer. 

Day 2: Luxor - Edfu
In the early morning, take a visit of the East Bank, with visits to Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. You'll enjoy lunch on the ship before sailing to Edfu at about noon. Dinner and overnight will be spent on board in Edfu.

Day 3: Edfu - Aswan
You will start sailing early in the morning so that at about 9 am you reach Kom Ombo and visit Sobek Temple at 4 pm. After visit sailing to Aswan you will arrive at 9 pm approximately, in time for dinner and overnight on board in Aswan.

Day 4: Aswan
Enjoy an early morning start with a visit to Aswan and take a venture to the High Dam and Philea Temple. Overnight will be spent on board in Aswan.

Day 5: Aswan - Abu Simbel
On your final day, take an early morning optional visit to the famous temple of Abu Simbel, or disembark the ship to take your transfer to the airport .

Your 7-Night Cruise Itinerary

You will follow the itinerary below for the 7-night cruise on one of the three boats listed below.

Day 1: Departure from Luxor
After being picked up at your hotel by your local representative, you will board your cruise ship in Luxor. Overnight onboard in Luxor.

Day 2: Luxor - Edfu
Early in the morning you will visit the East Bank, seeing Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Enjoy lunch on the ship then in the afternoon you will sail to Edfu. Overnight onboard in Edfu.

Day 3: Edfu - Aswan
Early in the morning you will sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Sobek Temple around 4 pm. You then continue on to Aswan. Your dinner will be served after arrival around 9 pm. Overnight onboard in Aswan.

Day 4: Aswan
In the morning you will visit Aswan, the High Dam of Aswan and the Philea Temple. In the afternoon you are free to explore Aswan further or to take an optional excursion to the Nubian village which can be arranged locally. Overnight onboard in Aswan.
Day 5: Aswan - Edfu
In the morning you can take an optional visit to the famous Abu Simbel Temple in the south of Aswan or enjoy the sun on the sun deck. Around 2 pm you will sail back to Edfu, where you will arrive at 9 pm. Overnight onboard in Edfu.

Day 6: Edfu - Luxor
In the morning you will sail to Esna, where you will visit the Temple of Khnum. Afterwards you can relax while sailing further downstream to Luxor. On arrival at 2.30 pm you can participate in an optional city tour in Luxor. Overnight onboard in Luxor.

Day 7: Luxor
Today you will visit the West Bank, venturing to the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. In the evening you can optionally attend the sound and light show at the Karnak Temple. Overnight on board in Luxor.

Day 8: Departure
After breakfast you will be taken to the airport for your flight home.

Please Note: The sequence and the timing of the below itinerary might change due to navigation circumstances but all included sights will be provided in all cases.

Your Cruise Ship

This offer is based on a 4 or 7-night cruise in a Deluxe Nile River View Cabin with Full Board dining (breakfast, lunch and dinner in the main restaurant, excludes drinks).

Guests staying on Christmas Eve/Day (24th/25th December) or New Year's Eve (31st December) will have an additional fee added to the cost of their booking, payable for mandatory gala dinners on these dates.

Departure on Monday: Royal Viking
Departure on Thursday: Gamila
Departure on Saturday: Kahila

Departure on Monday: Royal Viking

Your Cruise Ship
The MS Royal Viking offers the most spacious accommodation on the fantastic Nile and the highest standard of hospitality, including  luxury public spaces, an extravagant dining room, a lounge bar and much more. The MS Royal Viking has 68 luxury outdoor cabins with a size of 23 square meters. All cabins have large windows and a balcony from which you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the river.

Departure on Thursday: Gamila

Your Cruise Ship
The MS Gamila departs from the port of Luxor on Thursday and offers you the opportunity to visit the ancient monuments and temples along the Nile. Admire the view of the impressive Nile and enjoy your cruise. You can count on an unforgettable experience!

Departure on Saturday: Kahila

Your Cruise Ship
The MS Kahila departs every Saturday and offers you the opportunity to visit the ancient monuments and temples along the Nile. Thanks to improved world-class facilities and a luxurious atmosphere, we guarantee an unforgettable and exclusive cruise.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child

Optional Desert Rose Resort 5*

After your Nile Cruise, you have the option to add a 3, 5 or 7-night stay at the Desert Rose Resort 5* in Hurghada. This offer is based on a Standard Garden View Room with All Inclusive dining (Breakfast, lunch and evening meal with a selection of snacks and drinks). You may find a breakdown of your All Inclusive Board Basis here

Guests staying on Christmas Eve (24th December) or New Year's Eve (31st December) will have an additional fee added to the cost of their booking, payable for mandatory gala dinners on these dates.

Just for you
Just for you:
  • 15% discount on spa treatments (once per person per stay)
  • 15% discount on laundry services (once per room per stay)
The Desert Rose Resort 5* is a 300,000 square metre five-star resort, welcoming its guests to a fabulous collection of 872 spacious guest rooms and 40 suites, with magnificent views of verdant landscaped gardens, swimming pools, aqua park, lagoon, and the cerulean sea. The Desert Rose Resort 5*’s 1 km beach and its heavenly 40,000m² natural lagoon with golden sands is a top choice for enjoying a unique stretch of private beachfront,providing an excellent environment for fun-filled pursuits or solely savouring the wonderful year-round Red Sea climate.

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

Standard Garden View Room

The Desert Rose Resort 5* offers its guests Standard Rooms with views of the surrounding property and its gardens or the fantastic outdoor pool. The airy and bright Standard Room is equipped with bathroom amenities, a king bed, a hairdryer, air conditioning, a sitting area, an LCD TV, a minibar and a balcony.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
1 Infant
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
2 Children

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

Relish exquisite Italian fare, admire the flavours of modern culinary delicacies from around the world, appreciate a brilliant fresh seafood meal set on the magical shores of the Red Sea, or unwind with a drink prepared for you by expert bartenders in the Desert Rose Resort 5*’s various restaurants and bars.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Your Time

The Desert Rose Resort 5* houses a fantastic private beach, a wondrous natural lagoon, 4 excellent swimming pools, an Aqua Park with slides, and much more, providing an incredible environment for fun-filled activities.

Meander your way through the swimming pools, let the kids make new friends at the Kid's Club, try your hand at snorkeling, canoeing, parasailing and kite surfing, or get active at the various courts, partaking in yoga or aerobics! For a little bit of nighttime debauchery, be sure to attend one of the resort's legendary parties and exploring the nightlife on offer!

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child

Your Included Excursions

Our members have the following excursions included in their stay.

Full Sightseeing Package

Your Included Excursions
For the 4-night cruise, you have the following visits included: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Philae Temple in Aswan and the High Dam of Aswan. You also have an English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) on all tours, along with all ground transportation in modern air-conditioned vehicles. 

For the 7-night cruise, you have the following visits included: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Collossi of Memnon, Kom Ombo Temple, Khnum Temple in Esna, Philae Temple in Aswan and the High Dam of Aswan. You also have an English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) on all tours, along with all ground transportation in modern air-conditioned vehicles. 

Your Journey in Egypt

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Return transfers are included for all journeys on both offers. On the 4-night cruise, you will have a one way domestic flight included from Aswan to Luxor. 

For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly. 

Weather

Jan
min : 13°C max : 20°C
Feb
min : 14°C max : 21°C
Mar
min : 17°C max : 23°C
Apr
min : 21°C max : 27°C
May
min : 24°C max : 30°C
Jun
min : 27°C max : 32°C
Jul
min : 28°C max : 33°C
Aug
min : 28°C max : 33°C
Sep
min : 26°C max : 32°C
Oct
min : 23°C max : 29°C
Nov
min : 19°C max : 26°C
Dec
min : 14°C max : 22°C

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here.


Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 


Entry Requirements 


You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 


British passport holders travelling to Egypt normally need a visa.


You can get a visa online at Visa2Egypt. Tourist visas granted using the e-visa system are valid for a maximum of 3 months. Although it’s still possible to get a tourist visa on arrival, it’s better to get one before you travel.


You can get a visa on arrival by payment in Sterling, US Dollars or Euros; the visa fee is US$25 at approved bank kiosks within airport arrival halls, before reaching immigration counters. 


You may also get a visa from an Egyptian Consulate outside of Egypt before you travel. For further information and enquiries, contact the Egyptian Consulate in London.


Health 


For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries

Public Health England (PHE) has issued advice about E.coli prevention to people travelling to Egypt. This is after a of number travellers, including children, who all visited Hurghada in Egypt, returned with a serious illness caused by E. coli infection.

If you or a member of your party fall ill during your holiday, seek medical advice and report it to the reception, your travel provider, representative or their local agent. A copy of the Travellers Diarrhoea Factsheet can be accessed here.


If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip.


There are reports of some hotel doctors overcharging for treatment and medicines. Examine your bill closely and challenge excessive charges. Pharmacies outside hotels will often supply medication at lower prices.


Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance.

Location Information

The address of the Desert Rose Resort 5*: Village Road - Desert Rose Resort، Hurghada, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt.

Distance from Hurghada Airport to the Desert Rose Resort 5*: 14.3 km / 17 minutes.

In More Detail

On your Cruise

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This offer is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

What's Included?

  • Deluxe Nile River View Cabin on cruise ship as per itinerary
  • Full Board
  • Visits to Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Philae Temple in Aswan and the High Dam of Aswan on 4-night cruise
  • Visits to Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Collossi of Memnon, Kom Ombo Temple, Khnum Temple in Esna, Philae Temple in Aswan and the High Dam of Aswan on 7-night cruise
  • English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) on all tours
  • All ground transportation in modern air-conditioned vehicles
  • Return transfers from airport to port to hotel
  • One way domestic flight included from Aswan to Luxor (4-night cruise only)

Not Included

  • Egypt Entry visa
  • Sound and light shows
  • Optional tours as indicated in the above program
  • Personal expense
  • Tips to be paid on the spot at the amount of 27 sterling per person per week (covering porters at the airport, ship staff and drivers etc)

At the Desert Rose Resort 5*

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 872 rooms and 40 suites
Check-in time: 2 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • Parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Wifi
  • Laundry service

Room Facilities

  • Coffee tray
  • Twin beds or King bed
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Safe box
  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Make up mirror
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Sitting area
  • LCD TV
  • Minibar
  • Balcony

Restaurants

  • The Palm Restaurant
  • La Dolce Vita
  • Fattoosh
  • El Ranchero
  • Il Delfino
  • Rose Bar
  • Tropicana Bar
  • Club Soda Bar
  • Harry’s Pub
  • Sunset Bar
  • The Blue Lagoon Bar
  • The Sand Bar
  • Sea Breeze Bar
  • Bella Vista
  • Ali Baba
  • The Dance Club

Leisure Facilities

  • Aqua park with 6 water slides
  • 4 swimming pools
  • Spa
  • Sauna & steam room
  • Indoor Jacuzzi
  • Turkish hammam
  • Gym
  • Beachfront
  • Kids club
  • Scuba diving centre
  • 3 tennis courts
  • Billiards
  • Beach volleyball
  • Table tennis
  • Aerobics
  • Yoga

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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  • Exclusive perks and discounts of up to -70%
  • Member services team available 7 days per week
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