MS Miriam Nile River Cruise

MS Miriam Nile River Cruise

5 Days

The MS Miriam Nile River Cruise combines elegance and sophistication, featuring tasteful furnishings, luxurious fabrics, and classic wood paneling. A refined ambiance is evident throughout the boat, particularly in the dining area, which accommodates 120 guests and offers a blend of waiter service and buffet dining. This allows patrons to enjoy a wide selection of both Egyptian and international dishes. The lounge bar, characterized by its exquisite decor and international bar service, provides the perfect setting for relaxation. For entertainment, the main lounge boasts a music system and dance floor where guests can enjoy traditional Egyptian folklore performances and belly dancing. A separate bar area, outfitted with plush Chesterfield sofas, offers serene Nile River views and a cozy nook for reading. The ship’s top deck features a sprawling sun deck complete with a swimming pool, bar, refined cane furniture, and sun loungers, making it an idyllic spot for leisure. Services are round-the-clock at the 24-hour reception desk, including international phone access. Furthermore, the onboard gift shop caters to both practical needs and souvenirs from Egypt, ensuring a memorable cruising experience.

MS Miriam Nile River Cruise Notes:

  • Please ensure to carry comfortable walking shoes for excursions to historical sites.
  • Sunscreen and hats are highly recommended due to the strong sun exposure on the Nile.
  • It’s advisable to carry a small, reusable water bottle to stay hydrated during your tours.
  • All cabins are equipped with air conditioning and basic amenities for your comfort.


Day 1 :

Upon your arrival at Luxor's airport or train station, you will be greeted by our representative and escorted to your Nile Cruise in a private air-conditioned vehicle. You should be on board by noon. In the afternoon, explore Luxor's East Bank starting with the awe-inspiring Karnak Temple Complex, the grandest monumental complex in human history. The centerpiece is the temple of the deity Amun Ra, revered as the divine abode on earth, with its origins tracing back to the Middle Kingdom, though evidence suggests structures as early as the 3rd Dynasty. Your exploration continues at the Luxor Temple, initiated by a 12th Dynasty ruler and completed by the famed Ramses II. Situated in the core of ancient Thebes, it too is devoted to the deity Amun Re. After your tour concludes, you will return to your cruise for some downtime. In the evening, enjoy an Egyptian folkloric performance presented by the crew, followed by dinner. You will spend the night docked in Luxor.
Note: If you arrive in Luxor early, we will commence the tour immediately to make the most of your time before the cruise's check-in at noon, avoiding any unnecessary waiting in the lobby.

Day 2 :

Enjoy breakfast aboard your Nile cruise before venturing out on a mesmerizing exploration of Thebes's sacred grounds. Your itinerary begins with a visit to the Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of ancient Egypt's rulers and a site of immense archaeological significance. Following this, you'll explore the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari, an architectural marvel carved directly into the mountain and a testament to ancient Egyptian ingenuity. Your tour concludes with a visit to the Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, before you return to your cruise for lunch. The afternoon is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Your day concludes with dinner, followed by another peaceful night spent aboard the cruise

Day 3 :

After enjoying breakfast on your cruise, prepare for an enchanting day filled with ancient mysteries as your guide leads you to the magical Temple of Horus in Edfu. Esteemed as one of Egypt's most pristine and magnificent temples, it stands as a testament to the architectural genius of the ancient Egyptians. Following this visit, you'll return to your ship to savor lunch while cruising towards Kom Ombo. In the afternoon, your adventure continues with a discovery of the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the two deities Sobek and Haroeris, offering a unique glimpse into ancient religious practices. Afterward, relax on the sun deck, absorbing the picturesque views of the Nile River's banks — the cradle of Egyptian civilization. The day ends with a dinner onboard as you sail to Aswan, where you'll spend the night anchored.

Day 4 :

Your day begins with a delightful breakfast aboard your cruise ship, setting the stage for a thrilling exploration of Aswan under the guidance of your knowledgeable Egyptologist guide. The day's adventures start at the monumental High Dam, a marvel of modern engineering commissioned by President Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 to safeguard Egypt from the annual floods of the Nile. Then, you'll experience the tranquility of sailing on the Nile aboard a motorboat to Agilika Island, home to the revered Philae Temple. Dedicated to the goddess Isis, revered as the mother of Horus, this sacred site dates back to the Greco-Roman period. Your tour will continue with a visit to the impressive Unfinished Obelisk, a testament to ancient craftsmanship, hewn from red granite in honor of the deity Amun Ra. After a day rich in exploration, you will return to the comfort of your cruise ship for a leisurely lunch and afternoon tea. The evening is yours to relax or partake in onboard activities, followed by dinner and a tranquil overnight stay in Aswan.

Day 5 :

Following breakfast, you will be escorted by our representative to the Aswan airport or station, ensuring a smooth departure for your flight to Cairo. (Breakfast included)


Cost Includes

  • Accommodation for 3 or 4 nights aboard Nile cruises with full board.
  • Meet and assist services upon arrival and departure.
  • Support from our team throughout your stay and excursions.
  • Private transfers in a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle.
  • Private excursions during the Nile Cruise as outlined in the itinerary.
  • Admission fees to all attractions between Luxor and Aswan.
  • English-speaking tour guide for cruise excursions (group size limited to 1 - 8).
  • Complimentary daily bottled water per person.
  • Private transfers in air-conditioned vehicles with skilled drivers.
  • Inclusive of all service charges and taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Additional meals and beverages not included.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry are not covered.
  • Tips for guides, drivers, etc., are not included.
  • Optional tours may incur extra charges.


What currency is used in Egypt?

The official currency of Egypt is the Egyptian Pound. Credit cards are accepted at most hotels, restaurants and upscale shops. There are also ATMs available at hotels and outside major banks dispensing local currency.

Do I need a visa and passport to travel to Egypt?

Citizens of countries in North America are required to obtain a visa prior to entry. Typically a renewable 30-day visa will be issued. Obtaining a visa upon arrival at Cairo International Airport is also possible. A valid passport is mandatory. Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date you expect to leave Egypt.

When is the best time to travel to Egypt?

The best time to visit Egypt would be during the winter months, from October to April. The temperatures are mild and pleasant, although evenings can become quite cool. December through January are the peak tourist months so expect large crowds if travelling at this time. The best time to enjoy the beaches, without having to endure the large crowds of summer tourists, would be from March to May. Temperatures at this time are warm and tourist sites are not too crowded.

Is there transportation within Egypt?

Trains, buses, and taxis are the most common ways for tourists to travel between the cities in Egypt. There are also self-drive cars available that can be organized by your travel professional. Small or private tours are conducted in vans, sedans, and tourism vehicles.

Is Egypt a family-friendly destination?

Egypt is most definitely a good place to visit on a family vacation. It offers a number of museums where you can view ancient Egyptian artifacts and many more pieces representative of Egyptian history. Ancient tombs, temples, and pyramids are generally accessible to all ages. If looking to relax, Egypt also offers a number of beaches, ideal for rounding off your Egypt family vacation.


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MS Miriam Nile River Cruise
From $654
/ Adult

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