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Monday-Friday Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan

Valley of the Kings

This four-night Nile cruise is boarded in Luxor on Monday before departing Tuesday morning, and visits Kom Ombo and the Temple of Horus at Edfu, before finishing in Aswan the following Friday.

Meals included

The H/S Moondance has an outdoor pool with a poolside bar, and sundeck; the brasserie serves a range of international dishes and wines, and afternoon tea is served on the sundeck each day.

DVD players in cabins

All 68 air-conditioned cabins on the H/S Moondance are furnished in a contemporary style, and include DVD players, plasma televisions, and minibars; bathrooms have bathtubs and showers.


General

This four-night Nile cruise on board the H/S Moondance begins with visits to the temples at Luxor and Karnak and takes in the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Horus at Edfu. The cruise is accompanied by an English-speaking Egyptologist and tours can also be conducted in French and Spanish. Additional languages may be available upon request. The cruise ends at Aswan.

H/S Moondance has an outdoor plunge pool with children's area, poolside bar, and sundeck, as well as a spa on board, complete with fitness facility, sauna, and massage and beauty treatments. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas for a surcharge, and there is a lounge bar and gift shop. The brasserie-style restaurant serves a range of international cuisine, and tea and cakes are served daily on the sundeck.

Sample itinerary

Day 1

  • Noon Embarkation in Luxor before lunch
  • PM Visit Karnak and Luxor Temples
  • Overnight at Luxor
Day 2
  • AM Visit the West Bank (Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon)
  • Sail to Esna
  • Overnight at Esna
Day 3
  • AM Sail to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus
  • PM Sail to Kom Ombo
  • Overnight at Kom Ombo
Day 4
  • AM Visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris at Kom Ombo
  • PM Sail to Aswan, visit the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, and Philae Temple
  • Overnight at Aswan
Day 5
  • AM Sail down the Nile around Felucca and surrounding islands

    Disembarkation after breakfast

The order of the visits to attractions may vary, but all visits will be covered.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Total number of rooms - 68
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beauty services
  • Business services
  • Coffee shop or cafĂ©
  • Concierge services
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Full-service health spa
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Health club
  • Full board rates available
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Medical assistance available
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Sauna
  • Security guard
  • Swimming pool - children's
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tour assistance
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Internet

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge


Room Amenities
  • DVD player
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • Private bathroom
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Satellite TV service
  • In-room safe
  • Plasma TV
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Dining

The complimentary breakfast buffet includes a variety of fresh baked breads, cold cuts, and juices.

The complimentary buffet lunch is served in the brasserie-style restaurant and includes a variety of French, Italian, and local specialties.

The complimentary dinner is served both a la carte and as a buffet and includes international and local specialities.

Tea, cakes, and pastries are served each day on the sundeck.

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Spa

Full Spa offers massages and a menu of facial and body treatments using Matis products. Treatments include the vibro percussion "Cellutecoduo." The spa also offers manicures and pedicures and has a sauna.

  • Facial treatments


Check-in

Special check-in instructions:

The H/S Moondance sets sail on Tuesday mornings. Guests must check-in at the following address on the preceding Monday: Elegant Voyage Luxor Office, 4th Floor, 65, Ali Ibn Abi Taleb St. from Khaled Ibn El Waleed St. Luxor.

This cruise begins at Luxor and ends at Aswan.


Check-out

Check-out time is 8 AM


General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Additional Details

Local laws may restrict unmarried guests from sharing rooms. Guests are responsible for providing proof of marriage, if requested by the hotel.


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