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MS Mayfair Nile cruise BOAT

A Nile cruise on board the MS Mayfair will be an unforgettable experience! With its avant-garde touch and luxurious cabins, the MS Mayfair offers exclusive relaxation combined with delicious food – all complemented by an unprecedented feeling of discovery along the Nile.

The MS Mayfair is proud of the spacious cabins with panoramic views and the presidential suites, which offer you the highest standard of comfort on a cruise boat . 

Boat equipment
  • 52 deluxe double cabins (20 m2)
  • 2 deluxe single cabins (20 m2)
  • 2 deluxe cabins with veranda (20 m2)
  • 8 executive cabins (20 m2)
  • 8 executive cabins with veranda (20 m2)
  • 2 presidential suites with veranda (40 m2)
  • Lobby with reception
  • Restaurant,
  • Lounge bar with terrace
  • library
  • Souvenir shop
  • hair stylist
  • Doctor and laundry service
  • Spa with sauna, steam bath and massages
  • Sun deck with pool and lounge chairs
  • Pool bar.

 

Cabin Equipment
  • Panorama window
  • IDD phone
  • Tea and coffee making facilities 
  • Electronic safe
  • Bathroom with bathtub and hair dryer
  • WiFi (included, if available)
  • LCD satellite TV
  • Minibar (for a fee)
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Adjustable air conditioning

 

Sailing

8 days / 7 nights Luxor-Aswan-Luxor every Monday

5 days / 4 nights from Luxor to Aswan every Monday

4 days / 3 nights from Aswan to Luxor every Friday

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8 DAYS LUXOR-ASWAN-LUXOR
5 DAYS LUXOR-ASWAN
4 DAYS ASWAN-LUXOR

Experience an incomparable 8-day luxury Nile cruise on board the MS Mayfair to the most important cultural treasures along the Nile – completely relaxed and with plenty of time to relax and enjoy – and discover the temples and tombs of the ancient Egyptians on interesting excursions.

 Day 1 Arrival & Check-in / East Thebes

For your 8-day Nile cruise with the MS Mayfair from Luxor, fly to Luxor today Upon arrival at Luxor Airport, your guide will meet you and take you to your 5 star boat.


 Day 2 Thebes East

After breakfast onboard, you will visit today with your Egyptology tour guide:

The Karnak Temple
It is the largest temple complex ever built. Here the ancient Egyptians immortalized the holy family of Thebes,Amoun-Re,his wife Mut and the son Chonsu. The entire construction time of the temple lasted over 2000 years. One of the most important areas of the temple is the large columned hall with 134 papyrus columns, which was built by Sethos and completed by Ramses II.

The Luxor Temple
In the heart of the city of Luxor you will find the Luxor Temple, designed by Amemophis III. and Ramses II was built. Even Alexander the Great built a chapel for the ancient Egyptian gods. At that time the ancient Egyptians celebrated the most important festival in Thebes, the Opet Festival. In 1989, archaeologists accidentally found an underground chamber with very well-preserved statues, which are now on display in the Luxor Museum . At the Luxor temple you can see a part of the Sphinxallee, which connected the Luxor temple with the Karnak temple at that time.

– After lunch, the ship leaves for Edfu via the city of Esna.
(Afternoon is not a program, just enjoy the boat trip from Luxor to Edfu)


 Day 3 Edfu Kom Ombo

After breakfast on the ship you will visit:

The Edfu Temple
It was built by the Ptolemies for the falcon god Horus Behdeti from 237 to 57 BC. BC. Until 1860 AD the temple was hidden under the sand and Nile mud, only then was the Frenchman Marriette uncovering it. Every year the wedding ofHorusof Edfu with theHathorof Dendara and the celebration of the victory of Horus overSeth were celebrated here.

After visiting the Edfu Temple, the ship departs for Kom Ombo and in the afternoon you visit:

The Kom Ombo Temple
It is the only double temple in Egypt in which the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus were consecrated. For a long time, the ruins of the temple were buried up to half by sand. They were only uncovered and restored in 1893. The temple was built in the Greek period from 304 to 31 BC. BC and hundreds of mummified crocodiles were found around the temple.

Then continue by boat to Aswan


 Day 4 Aswan program

In Aswan you visit today with the guide:

Philae Temple
The Philae orIsisTemple stood on the Philae Island south of Aswan and after the construction of the high dam the temple was under water for several months a year. That is why the temple was moved to the neighboring island of Agilika from 1977 to 1980. In 553 AD the temple served as a church, so large parts of the relief in the temple were destroyed.

The high dam
The construction of the high dam was initiated by President Nasser and lasted from 1960 to 1971, creating one of the largest reservoirs in the world, 500 km long and 32 km wide, at its widest point. The dam is more than 3800 meters long and 111 meters high, 980 meters at the bottom and about 40 meters wide at the crown.


 Day 5 Optional excursion to Abu Simble

Today you have free or you have the option of a private trip to Abu Simble.

The two temples were built by Ramses II in 1260 BC. built and were under the sand until 1817, when the Italian Belzoni freed the two temples from the sand. The Ramses Temple extends 60 m directly into the rock and has a height of 30 m. The temple of Nefertari is 21 m deep and 12 m high. After the construction of the dam, both temples were moved approx. 62 m higher from 1964 to 1968 in order to protect them from being flooded by the reservoir.

You drive to Abu Simbel early in the morning with a private vehicle and your private German-speaking tour guide. On the way there you will experience the sunrise in the desert and on the way back you can admire the mirage.


 Day 6 Free day

Enjoy the return trip by boat from Aswan to Luxor and relax on board.


 Day 7 Thebes West

Today you visit the highlights of Thebes-West:

The Valley of the Kings
Let yourself be enchanted by the more than 3000 year old, wonderful murals in the tombs of the pharaohs. So far, 64 graves have been found in the Valley of the Kings, three of which you can visit. The tombs of the kings of the New Kingdom (approx. 1550 to 1069 BC, 18th to 20th Dynasty) can be found in theValley of the Kings. In 1922 the Englishman Howard Carter discovered the tomb of TutAnchAmun with the golden treasures.

The Hatshepsut Temple
The mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut dates from the 18th dynasty, 1470 BC. She had her impressive terrace temple built by the architect Senenmut. She was always depicted as a man, which can be clearly seen from the very well-preserved statues in the temple. In Christian times, a monastery was built on the temple that was used until the 11th century and the ruins of the monastery were removed in the 19th century.

The Colossi of Memnon
The Colossi of Memnon are two ancient Egyptian colossal statues sitting next to each other, approx. 18 m. high from the 14th century BC Both statues represent Amenophis III (Amenhotep III) and were at the entrance to his temple.


 Day 8 check out

Today you leave the ship, then transfer to Luxor Airport.


Included in the program

 

  • 7 nights Nile cruise
  • Full board on board
  • All trips in air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees to the mentioned sights
  • Private German speaking Egyptologist

Not included in the price

 

  • International flight costs (we are happy to book the flights for you)
  • Sights that are not included in the program
  • Excursion to Abu Simbel (optionally bookable)
  • Tips

The prices

  Summer (May 1st to September 30th) Winter (1st October to 30th April)
Single cabin 1185 EUR 1480 EUR
Double cabin 850 EUR 1075 EUR

5 * Super Deluxe

We offer you a luxurious 5-day Nile cruise with the MS Mayfair from Luxor to Aswan, during which you will discover the most beautiful and important temple complexes in Upper Egypt. Marvel at the temples of Karnak and Hatshepsut in Luxor and be enchanted by the beautiful Philae temple in Aswan.

 Day 1 arrival and check-in / East Thebes

For your 5 day Nile cruise on MS Mayfair from Luxor to Aswan, fly to Luxor today. Upon arrival at Luxor Airport you will be welcomed by your guide and escorted to your 5 star Nile cruise ship.

After lunch on the ship, visit with your German speaking guide:

The Karnak Temple
It is the largest temple complex ever built. Here the ancient Egyptians immortalized the holy family of Thebes, Amun-Re , his wife Mut and the son Chonsu . The entire construction time of the temple lasted over 2000 years. One of the most important areas of the temple is the large columned hall with 134 papyrus columns, which was built by Sethos and completed by Ramses II.

The Luxor Temple
In the heart of the city of Luxor you will find the Luxor Temple, designed by Amemophis III. and Ramses II was built. Alexander the Great also built a chapel for the ancient Egyptian gods. At that time the ancient Egyptians celebrated the most important festival in Thebes, the Opet Festival. In 1989, archaeologists accidentally found an underground chamber with very well-preserved statues, which are now on display in the Luxor Museum . At the Luxor temple you can see a part of the Sphinxallee, which connected the Luxor temple with the Karnak temple at that time.


 Day 2 Thebes West

Today you visit the highlights of Thebes-West:

The Valley of the Kings
Let yourself be enchanted by the more than 3000 year old, wonderful murals in the tombs of the pharaohs. So far, 64 graves have been found in the Valley of the Kings, three of which you can visit. The tombs of the kings of the New Kingdom (approx. 1550 to 1069 BC, 18th to 20th Dynasty) can be found in theValley of the Kings. In 1922 the Englishman Howard Carter discovered the tomb of TutAnchAmun with the golden treasures.

The Hatshepsut Temple
The mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut dates from the 18th dynasty, 1470 BC. She had her impressive terrace temple built by the architect Senenmut. She was always depicted as a man, which can be clearly seen from the very well-preserved statues in the temple. In Christian times, a monastery was built on the temple that was used until the 11th century and the ruins of the monastery were removed in the 19th century.

The Colossi of Memnon
The Colossi of Memnon are two ancient Egyptian colossal statues sitting next to each other, approx. 18 m. high from the 14th century BC Both statues represent Amenophis III ( Amenhotep II I) and were at the entrance to his temple.

After lunch, the ship leaves for Edfu via the city of Esna.
(Afternoon is not a program, just enjoy the boat trip from Luxor to Edfu)


 Day 3 Edfu Kom Ombo

After breakfast on the ship, visit today:

Edfu Temple
It was built by the Ptolemies for the falcon god Horus Behdeti from 237 to 57 BC BC. Until 1860 AD the temple was hidden under the sand and Nile mud, only then was the Frenchman Marriette uncovering it. Every year the wedding of Horus of Edfu with the Hathor of Dendara and the celebration of the victory of Horus over Seth were celebrated here.

After visiting the Edfu Temple, the ship departs for Kom Ombo and in the afternoon you visit:

The Kom Ombo Temple
It is the only double temple in Egypt in which the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus were consecrated. For a long time, the ruins of the temple were buried up to half by sand. They were only uncovered and restored in 1893. The temple was built in the Greek period from 304 to 31 BC. BC and hundreds of mummified crocodiles were found around the temple.

Then continue by boat to Aswan


 Day 4 Aswan program

In Aswan you visit today with the guide:

Philae Temple
The Philae or Isis Temple stood on the Philae Island south of Aswan and after the construction of the high dam the temple was under water for several months a year. That is why the temple was moved to the neighboring island of Agilika from 1977 to 1980. In 553 AD the temple served as a church, so large parts of the relief in the temple were destroyed.

The high dam
The construction of the high dam was initiated by President Nasser and lasted from 1960 to 1971, creating one of the largest reservoirs in the world, 500 km long and 32 km wide, at its widest point. The dam is more than 3800 meters long and 111 meters high, 980 meters at the bottom and about 40 meters wide at the crown.


 Day 5 optional excursion to Abu Simbel

Today you have free or you have the option of a private trip to Abu Simbel. 

The two temples were built by Ramses II in 1260 BC. built and were under the sand until 1817, when the Italian Belzoni freed the two temples from the sand. The Ramses Temple extends 60 m directly into the rock and has a height of 30 m. The temple of Nefertari is 21 m deep and 12 m high. After the construction of the dam, both temples were moved approx. 62 m higher from 1964 to 1968 in order to protect them from being flooded by the reservoir. 

You drive to Abu Simbel early in the morning with a private vehicle and your private German-speaking tour guide. On the way there you will experience the sunrise in the desert and on the way back you can admire the mirage.

You will then be transferred to Aswan Airport.


Included in the program

 

  • 4 nights Nile cruise
  • Full board on board
  • All trips with air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees to the mentioned sights
  • Private German speaking Egyptologist

Not included in the price

 

  • Sights that are not in the program
  • Excursion to Abu Simbel (optionally bookable)
  • Tips

The prices

  Summer (May 1st to September 30th) Winter (1st October to 30th April)
Single cabin EUR 890 1075 EUR
Double cabin 650 EUR 750 EUR

5 * Super Deluxe

This wonderful 4-day Nile cruise on board the MS Mayfair from Aswan to Luxor takes you to the most important examples of Egyptian culture. In Aswan you will marvel at the beautiful Philae Temple and the imposing high dam and in Luxor you will be enchanted by the murals of the pharaoh tombs in the Valley of the Kings.

 Day 1 arrival and check-in

For your Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor, fly to Aswan today. You will be greeted by our guide at Aswan airport and taken to your Nile cruise ship. After lunch on the ship, visit your private German speaking guide in Aswan to:

Philae Temple
The Philae or Isis Temple stood on the Philae Island south of Aswan and after the construction of the high dam the temple was under water for several months a year. That is why the temple was moved to the neighboring island of Agilika from 1977 to 1980. In 553 AD the temple served as a church, so large parts of the relief in the temple were destroyed.

The high dam
The construction of the high dam was initiated by President Nasser and lasted from 1960 to 1971, creating one of the largest reservoirs in the world, 500 km long and 32 km wide, at its widest point. The dam is more than 3800 meters long and 111 meters high, 980 meters at the bottom and about 40 meters wide at the crown.


 Day 2 Kom Ombo

Tomorrow morning the ship leaves Aswan towards Kom Ombo. After breakfast you will visit

The Kom Ombo Temple
It is the only double temple in Egypt in which the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus were consecrated. For a long time, the ruins of the temple were buried up to half by sand. They were only uncovered and restored in 1893. The temple was built in the Greek period from 304 to 31 BC. BC and hundreds of mummified crocodiles were found around the temple.

Then the ship departs for Edfu.

After lunch you will visit:

Edfu Temple
It was built by the Ptolemies for the falcon god Horus Behdeti from 237 to 57 BC BC. Until 1860 AD the temple was hidden under the sand and Nile mud, only then was the Frenchman Marriette uncovering it. Every year the wedding of Horus of Edfu with the Hathor of Dendara and the celebration of the victory of Horus over Seth were celebrated here.

After visiting the Edfu Temple, the ship departs for Luxor .


 3rd day Edfu / Luxor

Today you will visit the highlights of Luxor with your guide:

The Valley of the Kings
Let yourself be enchanted by the more than 3000 year old, wonderful murals in the tombs of the pharaohs. So far, 64 graves have been found in the Valley of the Kings, three of which you can visit. The tombs of the kings of the New Kingdom (approx. 1550 to 1069 BC, 18th to 20th Dynasty) can be found in theValley of the Kings. In 1922 the Englishman Howard Carter discovered the tomb of TutAnchAmun with the golden treasures.

The Hatshepsut Temple
The mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut dates from the 18th dynasty, 1470 BC. She had her impressive terrace temple built by the architect Senenmut. She was always depicted as a man, which can be clearly seen from the very well-preserved statues in the temple. In Christian times, a monastery was built on the temple, which was used until the 11th century and the ruins of the monastery were removed in the 19th century.

The Colossi of Memnon
The Colossi of Memnon are two ancient Egyptian colossal statues sitting next to each other, approx. 18 m. high from the 14th century BC Both statues represent Amenophis III ( Amenhotep III ) and were at the entrance to his temple.


 Day 4 Luxor

After breakfast on the ship, check out and visit today

The Luxor Temple
In the heart of the city ​​of Luxor you will find the Luxor Temple, designed by Amemophis III. and Ramses II was built. Even Alexander the Great built a chapel for the ancient Egyptian gods. At that time the ancient Egyptians celebrated the most important festival in Thebes, the Opet Festival. In 1989, archaeologists accidentally found an underground chamber with very well-preserved statues, which are now on display in the Luxor Museum . At the Luxor temple you can see a part of the Sphinxallee, which connected the Luxor temple with the Karnak temple at that time.

The Karnak Temple
It is the largest temple complex ever built. Here the ancient Egyptians immortalized the holy family of Thebes, Amun-Re , his wife Mut and the son Chonsu . The entire construction time of the temple lasted over 2000 years. One of the most important areas of the temple is the large columned hall with 134 papyrus columns, which was built by Sethos and completed by Ramses II.

After your program in Luxor, you will be transferred to Luxor Airport.


Included in the program

 

  • 3 nights Nile cruise
  • Full board on board
  • All trips with air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees to the mentioned sights
  • Private German speaking Egyptologist

Not included in the price

 

  • Sights that are not in the program
  • Excursion to Abu Simbel (optionally bookable)
  • Tips

The prices

  Summer (May 1st to September 30th) Winter (1st October to 30th April)
Single cabin 725 EUR 835 EUR
Double cabin 510 EUR 590 EUR

5 * Super Deluxe