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MS Darakum Cruise at Nile River, Best Nile cruise

Tour Overview

MS Darakum Nile Cruise is one of the most luxurious vessels on the Nile River. MS Darakum Cruise ship  launched in April 2008 and measures 72 m length. All cabins on MS Darakum cruise are facing the Nile River and provided with large panoramic windows except the lower deck cabins. You will be assured of comfort and excellent service on your trip.

MS Darakum  Nile cruise
ship has 44 cabins with either two Twin beds or a King-size bed and 8 suites. The crew and the management on the MS Darakum assure comfortable and enjoyable cruise on the Nile River.

MS Darakum cruise
 facilities:
On board are a large restaurant with a single sitting, Lounge bar, Pub, Sundeck with Swimming Pool, Mini gym, Discotheque, Gift shop

MS Darakum cruise
 cabins:
Each cabin has private bathroom with bath tub & Hair Dryer, mini-bar, Satellite LCD T.V , Internal telephone, controlled air conditioning, safe deposit box & 2 Life Jackets.
Deck 4: 2 Senior Suites
Deck 3: 18 Cabins + 02 Senior Suites + 02 Panorama Suites
Deck 2: 18 Cabins + 02 Junior Suites
Deck 1: 08 Cabins

Cruise Itinerary A

Luxor / Aswan
4 Nights / 5 Days

Day 1: Nile cruise - Luxor East Bank
You will be transferred from point of your arrival or your hotel in Luxor to board MS Darakum cruise at 12 PM. Lunch will be served aboard the cruise, followed by guided tour to visit East Bank to see Karnak temple dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu, each pharaoh left memory of him there and it let u to pass across centuries. Continue your Nile Cruise tour in Luxor temple built by Amenhotep III with grandeur intention and have great number of pillars. It was connected by 3 kilimeters paved alley of sphinxes with Karnak Temple. Then you will be transferred to board to have dinner. Overnight stay will be in Luxor.

Day 2: Nile cruise -
 Luxor West Bank
You will have breakfast at the board and then visit West Bank of the Nile River. You will start from Colossi of Memnon, two colossal statue of Amenhotep III, then visit valley of the Kings, where tombs were hide deep into desert rock, richly decorated with treasure for afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 of them. Continue tour to Hatshepsut temple rises from desert rock with series of terraces, dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut only famous female pharaoh. Afterwards you will sail to Edfu, during sailing lunch will be served. Free time at leisure. Dinner and overnight on board of MS Darakum cruise ship.

Day 3: Nile cruise -
 Edfu / Kom Ombo
Breakfast on board, followed by visiting Edfu Temple. It is the best preserved and the second largest after Karnak Temple. It was dedicated to the falcon headed god Horus. The temple you will see was built during the reigns of six Ptolemies - begun in 237 BC and finished in 57 BC. Edfu was believed to have been the site of the great battle between Horus and Seth. Afterwards sailing to Kom Ombo to visit Kom Ombo Temple built during the Greco-Roman period. The temple is unique because it is in fact a double temple, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. The layout combines two temples in one with each side having its own gateways and chapels. Free time at leisure. Lunch and dinner on the board MS Darakum cruise, overnight in Aswan.

Day 4: Nile cruise -
 Aswan / Kitchener's Island
Breakfast will be served aboard the Nile cruise ship, followed by guided tour in Aswan to visit High Dam built in 1970. With the dam created a reservoir of water, called Lake Nasser. The Dam is 114 meters high and 3.6 kilometers long; The Unfinished Obelisk lies, in its original location, in a granite quarry in Aswan. It is 42m in length and was most probably abandoned when some cracks appeared in the rock, during its construction. Had this obelisk been completed, it would have been the heaviest obelisk ever cut in Ancient Egypt, weighing nearly 1100 tons! Also you will visit Temple of Isis at Philae is one of the greatest Temples in Egypt and it occupies about a quarter of the island. It is the main Temple on the island, with its huge, complete, pylons and beautiful scenes. Sailling by feluca around Kitchener's island. Lunch and dinner on the board MS Darakum cruise, overnight in Aswan.

Day 5: Nile cruise -
 Disembark
You  will have breakfast at  board Darakum Nile Cruise. After you will have transfer to the point of your departure in Aswan.

Cruise Itinerary B

Aswan / Luxor
3 Nights / 4 Days

Day 1: Nile cruise - Aswan
You will be transferred from point of your arrival or your hotel in Aswan to board MS Darakum cruise at 12 PM. Lunch will be served aboard Nile cruise, followed by guided tour in Aswan to visit High Dam built  in 1970. With the dam created a reservoir of water, called Lake Nasser. The Dam is 114 meters high and 3.6 kilometers long; The Unfinished Obelisk lies, in its original location, in a granite quarry in Aswan. It is 42m in length and was most probably abandoned when some cracks appeared in the rock, during its construction. Had this obelisk been completed, it would have been the heaviest obelisk ever cut in Ancient Egypt, weighing nearly 1100 tons! Also you will visit Temple of Isis at Philae is one of the greatest Temples in Egypt and it occupies about a quarter of the island. It is the main Temple on the island, with its huge, complete, pylons and beautiful scenes. Then you will be transferred back to cruise for overnight stay.

Day 2: Nile cruise -
 Kom Ombo / Edfu
You will have breakfast at the board of Nile cruise ship. Then you can attend Abu Simbel temple, as optional tour. At 10 AM sailing to Kom Ombo to visit  Kom Ombo Temple built during the Greco-Roman period. The temple is unique because it is in fact a double temple, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. The layout combines two temples in one with each side having its own gateways and chapels. Afterwards you will sail to Edfu, during sailing lunch will be served. Edfu Temple is the best preserved and the second largest after Karnak Temple. It was dedicated to the falcon headed god Horus. The temple you will see was built during the reigns of six Ptolemies - begun in 237 BC and finished in 57 BC. Edfu was believed to have been the site of the great battle between Horus and Seth. Then you will be back to board MS Darakum cruise, have dinner and during sailing to Esna enjoy aboard Galabeya party. Overnight will be spend at Esna.

Day 3:
Nile cruise - Luxor East bank & West Bank
Breakfast will be served while sailing to Luxor. By arrival you will be transferred to visit  West Bank of the Nile River. You will start from Colossi of Memnon, two colossal statue of Amenhotep III, then visit valley of the Kings, where tombs were hide deep into desert rock, richly decorated with treasure for afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 of them. Continue Nile Cruise tour to Hatshepsut temple rises from desert rock with series of terraces, dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut only famous female pharaoh. Then you return back to board to having lunch, afterwards you will visit East Bank. You will see Karnak temple dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu, each pharaoh left memory of him there and it let u to pass across centuries. Continue your best Nile Cruise tour in Luxor temple built by Amenhotep III with  grandeur intention and have great number of pillars. It was connected by 3 kilimeters paved alley of sphinxes with Karnak Temple. Then you will be transferred to MS Darakum cruise to have dinner. Overnight stay will be in Luxor.

Day 4: Nile cruise -
 Disembark
You  will have breakfast at the board of MS Darakum cruise ship. After you will have transfer to the point of your departure in Luxor.

Tour Includes
Meet and assist upon arrival and departure by our REP
Transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to your Nile cruise
Accommodation on full board basis on board the Nile cruise
All sightseeing tours as per the Nile cruise itinerary
Admission fees to the sights as per Nile cruise itinerary
Professional English speaking tour guide
All service charges and applicable taxes
Tour Excludes
Optional tours
Personal expenses
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Summer prices ( May - September )
Three Nights Four Nights
Triple room 531.00 $ 677.00 $
Double room 539.00 $ 684.00 $
Single room 760.00 $ 933.00 $
Winter prices ( October - April )
Three Nights Four Nights
Triple room 825.00 $ 1020.00 $
Double room 835.00 $ 1025.00 $
Single room 1190.00 $ 1495.00 $
Optional Extras
Sound and Light show at Karnak temle
Abu Simbel Temple
Children Policy
Child from 0-2 years old FREE
Child from 2-12 sharing DBL cabin 50% discount
Child over 12 years old adult price
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Tour to Abu Simbel
Tour to Cairo
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