Unique L shaped Abydos Temple, Egypt - credit Discover Egypt

An Epic 600 Mile ‘Ultimate Long Nile’ Cruise

Unique L shaped Abydos Temple, Egypt - credit Discover Egypt
The unique L shaped Abydos Temple, Egypt (photo credit: Discover Egypt).

Always fancied taking a cruise of the historic River Nile? Well leading Nile cruise specialist, Discover Egypt is once again selling its ‘Ultimate Long Nile’ cruise with two itineraries, an epic 600 miles between Cairo and Luxor.

Two unforgettable journeys are available following in the ‘footsteps of the Pharaohs’ with an eight and ten-night itinerary available on board the five star Movenpick MS Hamees, one of the largest and most well-appointed boats on the Nile, with the first departure on 14th April 2015.

You will get to experience some of Egypt’s top ancient sights, including Luxor, the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens, Temples of Karnak and Luxor; and the Pyramids and Sphinx. Each cruise includes guided excursions accompanied by an Egyptologist to some of the most well-known, as well as lesser-known sights along the Nile.

The first eight-night cruise on 2nd May starts in Luxor and finishes in Cairo with prices from £1,734 per person and includes visiting Qena and the unique L shaped Abydos Temple, which served seven gods of Ancient Egypt; and visiting the Pyramids of Maydom and Hawara in Fayoum as well as those in Giza. Departures are offered on 2nd May, 15th August and 10th September 2015.

The first ten-night cruise on 14th April starts in Cairo and finishes in Luxor, and includes a visit to the splendid Denderah Temple dedicated to Hathor the goddess of love, music and fertility. This ten-night cruise has prices starting from £1,994 per person and departure dates are 14th April, 10th May, 23rd August and 18th September 2015.

All cruises include return flights from Heathrow, transfers in resort and the full board cruises with guided excursions as per the programme.

If you would like more information you can contact Discover Egypt on 020 7407 2111 or visit www.discoveregypt.co.uk.

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