M/S Esplanade Luxury Nile Cruise - Hurghada - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Set sail on a fantastic discovery of Ancient Egypt, with a 7-night cruise along the Nile on board the five-star M/S Esplanade.
  • Embark on an immersive cruise down the Nile and explore all the wonders Egypt has to offer from your luxury cruise ship, which offers understated sophistication, attentive staff and incredible facilities including a spa and swimming pool. 
  • Our members will stay in a Deluxe Cabin with Full Board dining throughout and will enjoy a host of spectacular visits!

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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 temples, goddess 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 village of Hurghada has transformed into a spectacular retreat with 20 kilometres of golden sand and luxurious beachside hotels. Head downtown to Old Hurghada and capture traditional Egyptian life around the mosques and bazaars.

Our Offer

On this tour, you will enjoy carefree days in the sun with 7 nights on board the MS Esplanade Nile Cruise. Board the elegantly appointed and truly luxurious MS Esplanade in Luxor, and then enjoy the true magic of the Nile River Valley the way it should be enjoyed, in comfort and style from beginning to end. Enjoy mesmerising daily excursions to some of Egypt’s most cherished ancient monuments, including Valley of the Kings; Hatshepsut Temple; Karnak Temple complex; Kom Ombo Temple; Edfu Temple; Philae Temple and more. What are you waiting for?

Your Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: Luxor (Monday)
Welcome to Luxor! Your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative who will assist you on board your floating hotel for your next 8 days. Check in after 12 pm then enjoy lunch, afternoon tea and dinner on board, while making the most of the facilities of your ship. Overnight in Luxor. 

Day 2: Luxor / Esna/ Edfu (Tuesday)

After breakfast, it is time to visit the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings; the magnificent temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri. Following this, you will sail to Edfu via Esna. Enjoy lunch on board. Later in the day, you will be welcomed to the ship with the Captain's Welcome Cocktail Party, with dinner on board following. Overnight in Edfu. 
Day 3: Edfu / Kom Ombo / Aswan (Wednesday)
After breakfast on board, you will start with a visit Edfu, the home of the best-preserved temple in Egypt: the Temple of Horus. After your visit to this superb temple, you will be taken back to the boat before it departs to Kom Ombo. Lunch and dinner will be served as the boat sails majestically towards Aswan where the cruise will be docked for the next days' visits. This evening, enjoy a Galabeya Party!

Day 4: Aswan (Thursday)
After breakfast, you will start with a visit to Aswan. You will be driven to see the High Dam, the world ’s largest rock-filled dam, and then a short sail to the Temple of Philae which was moved to the island of Agilika after the waters of Lake Nasser flooded its original location. It is then back to the boat for your lunch. This afternoon,  it is time to sail by felucca to see the Mausoleum of Aga Khan and Kitchener Island. The rest of the day is free until dinner this evening, and a Nubian Folkloric show.
Day 5: Aswan (Friday)
After breakfast, you have the whole day free at leisure for you to explore your surroundings or make the most of the boats fantastic facilities. Lunch and dinner will be on board your ship in Aswan. 

Day 6: Aswan / Kom Ombo / Esna / Luxor (Saturday)
While you are having breakfast the boat sets sail, this time downstream, for Kom Ombo once again. Today you can visit the temple early in the morning before the boat heads off to Esna. After lunch, you will cross the locks at Esna, once again, as the boat heads back to Luxor. Dinner will be served on board follwed by a Galabeya Party. Overnight in Luxor.
Day 7: Luxor (Sunday)
After an early breakfast, it is time to visit the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples. Once your visit to these ancient temples is complete, you will return to the boat for your lunch. Spend the rest of the day at leisure and then you can enjoy your dinner as the Nile laps gently underneath you followed by a show with belly dancers. Overnight in Luxor. 

Day 8: Departure (Monday)
You will have your final breakfast on the boat before you have to check out. You will then be transferred from Luxor to the airport for your return flight home. 

Your Cruise Ship

This offer is based on a 7-night cruise on board the MS Esplanade 5* in a Deluxe Cabin with Full Board Dining (breakfast, lunch and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks).

The luxurious cruise ship M/S Esplanade exudes understated sophistication with natural elements that resonate from scenes along the Aswan-Luxor trail. Become part of a unifying adventure as you merge with the spectacular backdrop of mountains and deltas as well as timeless ancient Egyptian treasures. Consisting of comprehensive guest services on 5 decks, the M/S Esplanade, along with its attentive and friendly staff, will ensure that all your travelling needs, no matter how big or small, are fulfilled. 

Your culinary cravings will be met with the utmost service at the fantastic restaurant located on the Nile Deck. Combining ultramodern furnishings with innovative cuisine, dine in an environment that exemplifies subtle refinement. Enjoy a colourful cocktail in the lounge bar on the Main Deck while admiring the Nile reflections at night.

To keep you entertained during your down time, relax and unwind in by the swimming pool and out on the sun deck which offers stylish sun loungers and a Jacuzzi. There is also a spa with steam & sauna, in addition to various massage treatments available. 

Your Stateroom

You will stay in a Deluxe Cabin.

Deluxe Cabin

The M/S Esplanade's intimate cabins offer a luxury escape and allow you to rest in a soothing atmosphere. All cabins are well-appointed and tastefully designed in neutral tones with hints of aqua, creating a peaceful setting for your stay. With elegant furnishings that are ideal for comfort and tranquillity after a day of exploring, your suite is equipped with all the necessities of everyday life.

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Your Journey

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: Shared return transfers between the airport and the boat are included as well as transfers throughout the cruise. 


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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.


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

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.

Please note: Ramadan is forecast to commence in the evening of Sunday 5th May 2019 and to end in the evening of Tuesday 4th June 2019 (dates may vary dependant on destination). During this time, facilities/services may be limited and the consumption/purchase of alcohol may not be permitted.

In More Detail

Please Note: This offer is for Adults-Only (+12).

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is accessible to those with reduced mobility
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include any additional taxes, which may be payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the 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

  • 7 nights on board the MS Esplanade 5*
  • Full Board
  • Entrance fees to all sights and excursions as mentioned with the onboard Egyptologist
  • English speaking guide for all excursions
  • All service charges and taxes
  • Meet and greet service at airports and other points of embarkation and disembarkation
  • Shared Roundtrip transfers between the airport and the boat
  • Return flights to Luxor

Not Included

  • Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Surcharge for special requests on food, and meals.
  • Entrance fees, permits and guide service during free time.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Surcharge for public holidays

Ship Information

  • Category: 5* Deluxe
  • Decks: 5
  • Length: 77.00m
  • Width: 14.00m
  • Draft: 1.60m
  • Presidential Suites: 2
  • Cabins: 55
  • Single Cabins: 1
  • Executive Cabins: 15

Ship Facilities

  • Resident Egyptologist
  • First-aid clinic with medical service on call
  • Laundry and dry cleaning
  • Boutique gift shop
  • Business Corner with computer, printer & internet

Room Facilities

  • LED TV and satellite channels
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • In-house movie programme and music system
  • In-room safe and mini bar
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Telephone with international direct dial
  • Internet connection
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Large panoramic windows

Ship Dining

  • Swimming Pool Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge & Discotheque

Leisure Facilities

  • Spa - steam & sauna with aromatherapy & massage
  • Swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun deck
  • Nostalgie Salon
  • Library
  • Table games

Your Contract

The flight-inclusive offer(s) shown on this page are ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Voyage Privé is acting as agent for Just Sunshine with ATOL number 6142 and your contract is with that company.

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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