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5 Star Nile Cruise & Stay; 14 Night All Inclusive w/FREE Excursions

MS Grand Rose & Grand Makadi Hotel, Nile & Makadi Bay
 
Destination:
Red Sea & Nile Cruise
Resort:
Nile & Makadi Bay
Property:
MS Grand Rose & Grand Makadi Hotel
Duration:
14 Nights
Board Basis:
All Inclusive
Rating:
5

Includes:
Return Flights
 
Atol Protection
 
20kg Luggage
 
Airport Transfers
 
7 Nights Nile Cruise on MS Grand Rose
 
7 Nights at the Grand Makadi Hotel, Makadi Bay
 
10 FREE Excursions & Cruise Itinerary
 
All Inclusive Package
 
Late Checkout Room

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Holiday Information

Enjoy an exciting 7 night Nile Cruise aboard the MS Grand Rose, plus 7 nights relaxing by the Red Sea at the 5 Sun All Inclusive Grand Makadi in Makadi Bay.

Nile Cruise and Stay holidays combine the thrill of a week's Nile cruise through the heart of ancient Egypt, with the relaxation of a traditional beach resort holiday by the Red Sea.

MS Grand Rose & Grand Makadi Hotel
MS Grand Rose & Grand Makadi Hotel

Your Nile cruise includes an expertly guided itinerary with 10 FREE excursions. You will explore the major sights, from Luxor and the magnificent city of Thebes and Valley of the Kings, on to the unusual double temple of Kom Ombo, and Edfu – one of the best preserved temples in Egypt – before reaching Aswan and its spectacular High Dam, the starting point for the return journey.

Cruise & Stay Itinerary

This Cruise & Stay holiday combines 7 nights on board ship plus 7 nights at your chosen hotel. Nights spent at the hotel will take place at either end of your cruise, with the breakdown of days dependent on which day your arrive in Egypt.

All cruises begin on a Monday, so for example, if you fly into Hurghada on a Friday, you will transfer to Makadi Bay and spend 3 nights at the Grand Makadi before transferring by coach to Luxor on Monday to join the cruise.

On conclusion of the cruise the following Monday, you will be transferred back to your resort for the remaining 4 nights of your stay.

4.5 Star The Grand Makadi

Full details of the All Inclusive 5 Sun Grand Makadi can be found here.

Location

Part of a holiday village created by a number of hotels, the Grand Makadi sits on the northern side of Makadi Bay in a beautiful beachfront location just 25 km from the airport and 35 km from the town of Hurghada.

All Inclusive

Buffet, breakfast, lunch and dinner • Choice of à la carte restaurants as shown (some items at extra cost) • À la carte dining at the Makadi Mall • Afternoon tea and coffee with cake • Unlimited soft drinks by the glass – 24 hrs • Unlimited local alcoholic beverages by the glass – 10:00-midnight °

Beach

A gently sloping private beach runs the length of the hotel. There are some coral areas – beach shoes are recommended. There is jetty access to the house reef for snorkelling. Sun loungers, parasols and beach towels provided.

Swimming Pools

Large freeform swimming pool (heated in winter) with sun loungers, towels, parasols and garden area.

Rooms

All rooms have king size or twin beds, bath or shower, WC, air conditioning (seasonal), hairdryer, safe and satellite TV. There is a telephone and minibar, both at extra charge. Standard Rooms sleep 2 adults and have a balcony or terrace. Junior Suites are larger than a standard room, have a lounge area, balcony or terrace with garden view, and sleep 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults. Pool View and Sea View suites are also available.

Features and facilities

International buffet restaurant • 3 à la carte restaurants: Italian, Caribbean and Lebanese • 2 snack bars • 2 bars with table service • Additional à la carte dining at the Makadi Mall (drinks at extra charge) • 24 hour lobby bar* • Dine Around Upgrade* provides access to restaurants, bars and facilities at the Makadi Palace Hotel • Free WiFi in lobby area • Internet café* • 24 hour limousine service* • Laundry service* • Free shuttle bus to the Grand Mall in Hurghada (5 days per week) • Christmas and New Year gala dinners.

°Some bars, drinks and menu items may incur extra charges. *Extra charge payable locally.

MS Grand Rose

Elegant and sophisticated, this is one of the most beautiful ships sailing the Nile today. The MS Grand Rose is the height of understated luxury, offering panoramic views from the sun deck; exceptional international cuisine at the Jasmin restaurant; and the opportunity to relax and enjoy a cocktail in the Tulip bar as the sun sinks beneath the horizon – the perfect location for that special occasion.

Popular with an international clientele, it is ideal for couples and singles of all ages. Whether you want to explore the sites or simply wile away the hours to the sound of water lapping gently against the bow, you will enjoy first class service from the experienced and attentive crew.

Whats Included:

  • Fully-guided itinerary with 10 free excursions
  • Buffet breakfast and lunch
  • Buffet or set menu dinner
  • Tea, coffee, cakes and snacks
  • Soft and local alcoholic drinks by the glass – 10.00 to 24.00
  • Activities and entertainment as listed

Food and drink

Jasmin restaurant: serving international buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus a weekly set menu "Captain’s Dinner". Tulip lounge bar: serving snacks and cocktails. It's also home to the evening disco Sun deck bar: cooling drinks and snacks

Cabins

All cabins are exterior cabins with Nile views. They have double or twin beds, bath with shower, WC, air conditioning (seasonal), satellite TV, safe and hairdryer. There is a telephone and mini-bar, both at extra charge.

Standard Cabins have a cosy lounge area, large Nile view window, and sleep 2 adults.

Middle Deck and Upper Deck cabins feature larger, panoramic windows. Sleep 2 adults.

Suites have a larger open-plan lounge area and additional panoramic window. Sleep 2 adults.

Facilities

  • Sun deck with swimming pool.
  • Sun loungers, parasols and towels are provided.
  • Live evening entertainment - includes music, shows & belly dancing
  • Fitness equipment
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards

Cruise Itinerary

Day 1-3: Arrival at the Red Sea

A typical itinerary sees you fly direct to Hurghada or Makadi Bay on Friday for the first 3 nights at your chosen hotel (or Marsa Alam on Wednesday for the first 5 nights). The cruise starts on Monday, so you can relax and enjoy the Red Sea until the itinerary commences.

Day 4: Arriving in Luxor

Luxor, is the site of the ancient Egyptian capital, Thebes, and home to many of the most renowned monuments, tombs and temples. It is the starting point for your Nile cruise. On arrival at Luxor you will check in to your chosen cruise ship.

Day 5: Luxor and East Thebes

After breakfast visit the East bank of Thebes and the Temples of Luxor and Karnak. At the vast open air museum of Karnak, marvel at the Great Hypostyle Hall with its 134 columns. Enjoy lunch and dinner on board, and overnight in Luxor.

Day 6: Luxor and Western Thebes

Travel to the West Bank, Thebes and the Valley of the Kings, final resting place of the Pharaohs; there is an optional visit to Tutankhamun’s tomb*. Other highlights include the imposing Temple of Hatshepsut, the gigantic Colossi of Memnon, and Medinet Habu temple. In the afternoon, sail to Esna. Dinner is on board and you overnight at Esna.

Day 7: Kom Ombo to Aswan

The cruise continues via the impressive sight of Kom Ombo standing sentinel at a bend in the river. Visit this unusual double temple, built in 250BC to honour the crocodile-headed Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus, before sailing on to Aswan.

Day 8: Agilika & the Temples of Philae

Visit the unfinished obelisk first thing, then take a motor boat from Aswan to the island of Agilika and the Temples of Philae, devoted to Isis, and visit the famous Aswan High Dam Enjoy an optional day trip to Aswan Nubian Village national park*

Day 9: Aswan

A free day to explore Aswan and its lively Souk, enjoy the optional early morning excursion to Abu Simbel*, or to simply relax on board. In the afternoon, enjoy a boat ride along the Nile, before embarking and sailing to Kom Ombo. Overnight at Kom Ombo.

Day 10: Sail to Luxor

Enjoy a day soaking up the view, as you sail downstream, arriving in Luxor in the evening. Enjoy your last evening in style with the Sound & Light show at Karnak Temple*.

Day 11-15: The Red Sea

After breakfast, relax on board ship before transferring back to our Red Sea resort by coach. As before, the transfer will take around 5 hours. On arrival at the Red Sea, check in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of your holiday at leisure, enjoying the hotel facilities, or the many diving and snorkelling opportunities. On the day of departure you will transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Includes 10 Free excursions:

  • Luxor Temple
  • Karnak Temple complex
  • The Colossi of Memnon
  • The Valley of the Kings
  • Queen Hatshepsut's Temple
  • Medinet Habu
  • Temple of Sobek at Kom Ombre
  • The Temples of Philae
  • Aswan High Dam
  • The unfinished obelisk in Aswan

Please Note

*Optional excursions are payable locally.

The itinerary may be subject to change due to local operational or weather conditions.

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* Additional Charges

If the number of people staying in this room is less than the maximum occupancy, there may be a slight charge for under-occupancy. Booking fee’s apply on all bookings and will be confirmed at the time of booking. Minimum booking fee £6 per person.

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Disclaimer

All property information is the tour operators brochure description and is provided by an independent source. Facilities and amenities described herein can not be guaranteed by the Agent. All holidays are subject to availability changes. When a deal is gone, it is gone.

Certain countries require visas prior to travel. It is your responsibility to check for any necessary visa or inoculation requirements for your destination.

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information click here.

Book Now:

0114 250 4090
Reference: OFFMSGMAK5
Request a call-back »
Book With Confidence:

ABTA Number: J4920. Trading Since 1991. Agents for Atol Protected Tour Operators. Members of the Advantage Travel Partnership. Find out more About us.

This offer was last checked 13 May 2019.

* Additional Charges

If the number of people staying in this room is less than the maximum occupancy, there may be a slight charge for under-occupancy. Booking fee’s apply on all bookings and will be confirmed at the time of booking. Minimum booking fee £6 per person.

Terms and Conditions

Voyager Travel Direct Terms and Conditions

Disclaimer

All property information is the tour operators brochure description and is provided by an independent source. Facilities and amenities described herein can not be guaranteed by the Agent. All holidays are subject to availability changes. When a deal is gone, it is gone.

Certain countries require visas prior to travel. It is your responsibility to check for any necessary visa or inoculation requirements for your destination.

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information click here.

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