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  • Royal Esadora

    The Royal Esadora 

    The Royal Esadora is a modern and beautiful 5* Nile cruise boat. The boat was launched in March 2006, renovated in 2017 with additional renovation in August of 2018.  This cruiser now offers excellent facilities that ensure clients enjoy the very best that the Nile has to offer in comfortable surroundings.

    The large public areas provide ample space to relax and enjoy the company of your fellow travellers. There is an extensive range of facilities on board, including the sundeck with bar and swimming pool. The main restaurant serves a buffet with international and local cuisine. The large modern lounge bar with spate area that has panoramic views of the Nile and the beauty of Egypt as you cruise.


    Includes Flights, Transfers and Twelve Excursions, guided by a qualified Egyptologist, Middle/Upper Deck Cabins Guaranteed with no additional supplements.  All Inclusive available.


    The beautiful Royal Esadora is a modern 5* Nile cruise boat. The boat was launched in March 2006, renovated in 2017 with with additional renovation in August of 2018.  This cruiser, which has excellent facilities, enables clients to enjoy the very best that the Nile has to offer in comfortable surroundings.

    The large public areas provide ample space to relax and enjoy the company of your fellow travellers. There is an extensive range of facilities on board, including the sundeck with bar and swimming pool. The main restaurant serves a buffet with international and local cuisine. The large modern lounge bar with spate area that has panoramic views of the Nile and the beauty of Egypt as you cruise.

    The Royal Esadora sets sail on a Monday and offers FULL BOARD and ALL INCLUSIVE options. 

     

    Highlights include:
     

    • Luxor - West Bank (the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Hatshepsut,  Medinet Habu Temple and the Colossi of Memnon)
    • Luxor - East Bank (Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple)
    • Esna Lock and the Temple of Khnum at Esna
    • Kom Ombo Temple
    • Aswan (High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Temple of Isis on Philae Island, boat trip around Elephantine Island sailing to the Botanical Gardens on General Kitchener Island)

  • Facilities onboard include:

    DINING

    The main restaurant serves a buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  

    Lightweight and informal summer clothes are the norm during the day, with shorts and t-shirts being acceptable. In the evening, informal smart/casual attire is expected.
     

    On-Board Facilities
     

    • Main restaurant serving buffet food
    • Air conditioned bar
    • Lounge with dance floor
    • Large sun deck with bar and swimming pool
    • Air conditioned massage room
    • Boutique, beauty and gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Internet and fax facilities (when docked - intermittent & chargeable)

  • Accommodations:

    The Royal Esadora has 62 cabins:

    35 twins
    23 doubles (8 interconnecting)
    4 suites

    All rooms have:

     

    • TV (intermittent signal, may only be available when docked)
    • Air conditioning
    • Fridge (not stocked)
    • Phone
    • Bathroom with bath and overbath shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Safe
    • Juliet balcony

    Suites include all of the above and:
     

    • DVD
    • Jacuzzi bath

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Typical Itinerary:

 

Explore the legendary sites of Egypt and experience many of its ancient wonders along the way. Sailing between Luxor and Aswan, this 7 night cruise includes visits to the magnificent temples of Luxor and Karnak, the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens on the West Bank and the unusual double temple of Kom Ombo. Spend some time in Aswan visiting Philae Island and the Botanical Gardens before embarking on the return journey to Luxor.

 

Day Details
DAY 1: LUXOR Transfer from Luxor International Airport to your Nile cruise boat. Dinner on board or for late arrivals a light snack will be served. Overnight in Luxor. 
DAY 2: LUXOR - ESNA
After an early breakfast, travel a short distance to visit the ‘world’s largest greatest open air museum’ known as Karnak Temple, which covers a large area of land and includes several temples, the largest of them being the Temple of Amun. Then drive a short distance to Luxor Temple. Originally, the temple was joined to Karnak by a long avenue of Sphinxes, many of which can still be seen today. Returning to the boat for Lunch as the boat sets sail to Esna where it will moor overnight. Dinner on board.
 
DAY 3: ESNA - KOM OMBO - ASWAN Breakfast on board and morning visit of the Temple of Khnum at Esna. The temple is dedicated to the ram-headed god Khnum, who was patron god of cataracts. Continue the journey south, for a brief stop at Edfu (not visit) before sailing to Kom Ombo to visit the temple before dinner. This temple, unlike many others in Egypt, was dedicated to two gods; the Southern section is dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile headed man, god of fertility, and the Northern section to the Falcon headed god Horus. There is also a fascinating crocodile museum to visit with many artefacts and mummified crocodiles. Sail to Aswan and overnight in Aswan. 
DAY 4: ASWAN After breakfast, visit the High Dam in Aswan, built in 1960-1971 to provide electricity to the villages along the Nile, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Isis on Philae Island. Lunch on board and afternoon at leisure with an opportunity to revisit the Temple of Philae for an **optional sound and light show in the evening. 
DAY 5: ASWAN After breakfast there is the option of a morning at leisure or an early morning **optional visit to Abu Simbel. This impressive temple, built by Rameses II stands on the banks of Lake Nasser. After lunch on board, there is a relaxing boat trip around Elephantine Island to the Botanical Gardens on General Kitchener Island. Dinner and overnight in Aswan.
DAY 6: ASWAN - EDFU Morning at leisure. Lunch on board and then set sail to Kom Ombo. After a brief stop at Kom Ombo, continue sailing to Edfu and overnight.Some data.
DAY 7: LUXOR Breakfast on board, early morning visit to the West Bank including the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, burial sites for many of the most powerful and successful pharaohs and high priests, the Temple of Hatshepsut and Medinet Habu Temple. Lunch on board.
DAY 8: LUXOR **Optional early morning balloon ride for the adventurous. Breakfast on board followed by check-out and onward transfer to the airport or next destination.

 

 



Please note: the order or content of your itinerary may be amended due to lock closures, low water levels or any other unforeseeable circumstances. Due to the increasing number of boats on the Nile, at some docking points boats are moored side by side obstructing the view from cabins. Occasionally, due to operational difficulties a change of vessel can occur. However, the sightseeing itinerary will remain the same.


OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

A range of optional excursions are available. 

**Optional excursions are payable in CASH at the time of booking. The contract for these excursions, tours and activities is between the client and the local suppliers who offer them. Local suppliers are independent operators.