Alexander the Great Nile Cruise - Nile River - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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Booking 35 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)

For any additional information on this offer or assistance in making your reservation please call one of our dedicated team on 0844 8262099 or email

Opening hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 - 21:00 and Saturdays & Sundays from 09:00 - 17:30.

Your Destination

To fully discover the ancient wonders of Egypt, a cruise on the River Nile is truly an unforgettable experience. The Nile River has been Egypt's lifeline since ancient times and there is no better way to trace the passage of Egypt's history than to follow the course of the Nile.

This dream holiday is like nothing you have ever experienced. Your senses will be overwhelmed with the wealth of natural and man-made wonders. This amazing trip explores the ancient world of Goddesses, Kings and temples, all whilst cruising smoothly down the longest river in the world.

The beautiful scenery of the Nile is soothing and peaceful after a day's sightseeing, with lush tropical wildlife lining the banks of this fertile riverbed. Relax on this luxurious boutique-style cruiser as you reflect on the day's enchanting sights.

Your Itinerary

Day 1 Luxor
Depart from the UK to Luxor. On arrival transfer to the Alexander The Great.

Day 2 Luxor Temples
Morning at leisure. After lunch visit the temples of Luxor and Karnak. Dinner and overnight on board in Luxor

Day 3 West Bank
An early morning visit to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. On arrival back at the boat, a buffet lunch will be served and the boat will set sail for Esna. Afternoon tea will be served on The Club sun deck. In the evening enjoy a welcome cocktail and presentation of the yacht's crew in the lounge bar (smart dress). After an a la carte dinner in the restaurant, watch a Nubian dance show in the comfort of the lounge bar. At some stage during the evening the boat will pass through the lock at Esna then docks overnight.

Day 4 Edfu
Early morning sail to Edfu. Wake up at leisure and after breakfast, visit the Temple of Edfu. Afterwards, the boat will sail to Kom Ombo while you enjoy lunch in the Red Fiesta restaurant. In the evening there will be an Egyptian BBQ dinner on the sun deck with the opportunity for guests to dress up in traditional Egyptian costumes. Overnight Kom Ombo.
Day 5 Aswan
Early morning sail to Aswan. Morning tour by felucca (sail boat) around the islands. Lunch on board. In the afternoon, visit the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae. Overnight on board in Aswan.

Day 6 Abu Simbel
The day can be spent at leisure on board the boat or you may wish to take an optional excursion to Abu Simbel either by coach or by air.

Day 7 Kom Ombo
Today the boat will sail to Kom Ombo in the early morning. After breakfast the day will begin with a morning visit on foot to the Temple of Kom Ombo. Afterwards the boat sails to Esna while lunch is served on board. Afternoon tea is served on The Club sun deck. Dinner, evening entertainment and overnight in Esna.

Day 8 Nile River
Morning at leisure as the boat heads to Luxor. On arrival in Luxor, disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight or transfer to your next resort. If you have a morning flight departure,you will disembark in Esna and transfer by road to the airport.

Your Ship

Your cruise is based on a full board stay.

The sleek Alexander The Great offers a sophisticated cruise experience with exceptional standards and smart accommodation. With an intimate atmosphere, tasteful decor and stylish furnishings, it is the perfect way to cruise the Nile in style.

There is a stylish lounge bar in which to relax and enjoy a cocktail while the two upper decks provide a pool with a Jacuzzi and a large crescent shaped bar where you can enjoy a drink under the stars. There's also a Spa offering massage treatments and a Turkish bath, Internet room, fitness facilities and a gift shop.

During your stay on the Alexander The Great breakfast, lunch and dinner is included and all meals are taken in the 'Red Fiesta' restaurant situated on the third deck. This elegant restaurant has large panoramic windows overlooking the Nile and offers a variety of international cuisine with buffet breakfasts and lunches and a la carte dinners, whilst the barbeque on the pool deck is a great place to enjoy traditional oriental food and music under the stars.

Lounge bar
Boutique shops
Beauty salon*
Sun deckwith complimentary sun loungers and parasols
Swimming pool
Room service (not 24 hour)
Fitness equipment*
Spa offering massage treatments and Turkish bath*
Internet room*
Laundry and concierge services*

*Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally

Your Cabin

This offer is based on an Exterior Cabin with View.

Adults Adults
2 Adults
All of the 30 air-conditioned cabins have Nile views and are individually designed to provide an attractive blend of colour, texture and atmosphere.

The spacious cabins measure 25 square metres and all have en-suite bathroom with bath tub, bathrobes, hairdryer, vanity mirror and natural toiletries; there is also a mini-bar, satellite LCD TV and personal safe.

Your Hotel

If you opt for the ten night itinerary you will enjoy a stay at the Mena House Hotel in a Standard Room on a bed and breakfast basis.

If you do opt for this itinerary you may also choose from two optional excursions: Full day Pyramids and Giza tour and Full Day Egypt Museum and City.

The Mena House is one of the most unique hotels in Cairo, with its own rich and colourful history. Surrounded by 40 acres of verdant green gardens, this palatial hotel is located in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza in Cairo. The royal history of the hotel is reflected in luxurious interiors that are embellished with exquisite antiques, handcrafted furniture, original work of arts and magnificent antiques that are rarely found in luxury hotels.

Mena House has played host to kings and emperors, Heads of State and celebrities. The Mena House located 700 meters from these wonders of the ancient world offers unmatched views of the pyramids. You can gaze upon the magnificence of the pyramids from your rooms at sunrise and sunset. After dinner at one of the many restaurants, you can return to see them lit up for your private viewing pleasure.

Recreation options at the hotel include a heated swimming pool, a fully equipped Spa & Fitness centre Regarded as one of the leading luxury hotels in Cairo, the hotel combines the magical charm of a bygone era with unrivalled service fit for royalty. Your stay at the hotel promises to be a journey of discovery, exploring Cairo’s ancient treasures and unravelling the many mysteries of Egypt’s past.

Your Journey

7 night Cruise
7 April to 12 Oct
Outbound: 1700/2320
Inbound: 1100/1450

Inbound: 0855/1305

02 Nov - 14 Mar   
Inbound: 0855/1305

Inbound: 1100/1450

7 night Cruise + 3 nights Cairo
27 April to 12 Oct   


02 Nov - 14 mar   


All flight times are local.

Transfers: Shared transfers are included.

Please note: flight details are given as a guide only and may change. We will however notify you in advance if flights are more than 2 hours outside the time range given. Flights are non-changeable and non-refundable at time of booking.

Meet & Greet

If you are driving to the airport in the UK, and book our package including flights, you may wish to add our Meet and Greet service. Take the hassle out of airport parking and have an official representative take your car on arrival, and it will be waiting for you on your return.

This can be added at the next stage of booking process where available.

ATOL Protected

The flight inclusive offer(s) shown on this page are ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Voyage Privé is acting as agent for Discover Egypt with ATOL number 3897 and your contract is with that company.

Important Information

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

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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