Steigenberger Omar El Khayam Lake Cruise

Steigenberger Omar El Khayam Lake Cruise
Who: Couples

4 or 5 Days

From $595pp

Steigenberger Omar El Khayam Lake Cruise is the newest 5-star deluxe cruise to sail on Lake Nasser between Aswan and Abu Simbel. The friendly staff and luxurious facilities will make your holiday a memorable one. The ship is luxuriously appointed and sure to make you feel at home as you enjoy the scenery and history of Lake Nasser and ancient Nubia.

Facilities:
  • Large Panoramic Window which opens into a balcony
  • All cabins are fully air conditioned with individual control
  • Private bath with bath tub, hair dryer
  • Colored TV within house music and video channels
  • Dedicated movie channel 
  • Mini Bar
  • International telephone in Cabins
  • Safety Box
  • Luggage Rack
  • Doctor available 24 hours around the clock
  • Internet access
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry service & housekeeping 
  • All major credit cards accepted
Day 1: Luxor East Bank Tour

Upon arrival at Luxor airport -station, our representative will transfer you to your Nile Cruise by a private A/C van. Embarkation before 12:00 PM. Afternoon, you will discover the East bank of Luxor including Karnak Temples Complex, which are the largest structures ever build in the history of the mankind. The principal building is that of god Amun Ra, since it was considered the house of god on the earth, the earlier structure date back to the middle kingdom, but there are some references which refer to the earlier buildings as old as the 3rd dynasty. Later on, you will proceed to visit Temple of Luxor, which was built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty and completed by the well know king Ramses II. This temple was located in the heart of ancient Thebes and, like Karnak, was dedicated to the main/chief god Amun Re. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred back to your ship for rest and refresh.

Day 2: Luxor West Bank tour

Breakfast on the Nile cruise. After that you will start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred land by exploring the wet bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, which considers as the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our Pharaohs were buried. After that, you will proceed to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. This temple is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain. At the end of the tour you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is belonging to king Amenhotep III. After that you will return to your ship to have your lunch. Afternoon, free at leisure. Dinner and overnight on the cruiseBreakfast on the Nile cruise. After that you will start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred land by exploring the wet bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, which considers as the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our Pharaohs were buried. After that, you will proceed to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. This temple is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain. At the end of the tour you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is belonging to king Amenhotep III. After that you will return to your ship to have your lunch. Afternoon, free at leisure. Dinner and overnight on the cruise

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Day 3: Edfu - Kom Ombo

Breakfast on the cruise. Then the guide will take you in a mysterious journey to land of secrets. This guided tour of today begins by visiting one of the most wonderful temples in Egypt, Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered to be one of the most well preserved temples in Egypt. After that, you will revert back to your ship. Lunch will be served on board during sailing to the city of Kom Ombo. Afternoon, you will proceed to explore Temple of Kom Ombo, where the two gods Sobek & Haroeris were worshipped for a while. Get back to your ship and enjoy your lunch on the sun deck, watching the unique landscape of the great river Nile. On its banks the ancient Egyptian civilization has been created and flourished. After the tour, you will get back to your ship, rest and refresh on board. Dinner meal will be served on board during sailing to the city of Aswan. Late evening arrive to Aswan and overnight.

Day 4: Aswan Tours

Breakfast will be served on board your ship. Later on, you will join your Egyptologist tour guide to discover the great city of Aswan, including The High Dam, which has been erected by the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 AD to protect Egypt from the Nile flood. After that you will enjoy sailing on the Nile River by a motor boat till reach Agilika Island, where you will visit Temple of Philae, which was erected during the Gaeco-Roman period and was dedicated to goddess Isis (mother of god Horus). Finally you will be escorted to visit one of the marvelous sightseeing in Aswan, The Unfinished Obelisk, which was made out of red granite and was dedicated to god Amun Ra. After finishing your day tour, you will get back to your ship. Lunch will be served on board

Day 5: Disembarkation

Check out after breakfast. Then our representative will accompany you to Aswan airport - station to take your flight to Cairo

Prices

May - September (Price Per Person)

04 Days / 03 Nights
$ 595 Per Person in Triple Cabin
$ 605 Per Person in Double Cabin
$ 959 Per Single Cabin
05 Days / 04 Nights
$ 779 Per Person in Triple Cabin
$ 805 Per Person in Double Cabin
$ 1295 Per Single Cabin

October - April (Price Per Person)

4 Days / 3 Nights
$ 867 Per Person in Triple Cabin
$ 879 Per Person in Double Cabin
$ 1189 Per Single Cabin
5 Days / 4 Nights
$ 1109 Per Person in Triple Cabin
$ 1119 Per Person in Double Cabin
$ 1517 Per Single Cabin