The Alexander The Great 5 Star Luxury Nile Cruise ship is more than just a cruise it is a luxurious Yacht that is both elegant and sophisticated offering the ultimate in comfort and service on the Nile.
The fabulous sun deck is provided with a shaded area and loungers to relax and enjoy the views of the Nile. There is a swimming pool and Jacuzzi plus a bar offering drinks and light snacks.
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 spacious 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. There is a bar and lounge located on the fourth deck which provides the ideal meeting place.
Each of the 30 suites has been individually designed with careful attention to detail to provide an ideal environment in which to relax and enjoy the splendours of the Nile.
Tastefully decorated all of the cabins are air-conditioned with an in-room safe, mini-bar, Satellite TV and DVD player and an en-suite bathroom with bath, hairdryer and vanity mirror.
Itinerary - 1 night Luxor & 6 nights Cruise:
The Alexander the Great operates from a Tuesday to Monday which means your first night upon arrival will be spent at the Old Winter Palace in Luxor
|Day one||Depart from either London Gatwick or Manchester, fly direct to Luxor. On arrival transfer to the 5 star Old Winter Palace in Luxor for a stay of 1 night.|
|Day two||Morning at leisure before transferring to the Alexander The Great. After lunch you will take your first excursion to visit the temples of Luxor and Karnak. Dinner and overnight on board in Luxor|
|Day three||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 four||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 five||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 six||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 (approx GBP60) or by air (approx GBP100).|
|Day seven||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 eight||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.|
For more details and prices for cruising the Nile on board the Alexander The Great Nile Cruise ship please call our Freephone number 0808 1089 100.