Condé Nast Traveller declares that "taking a cruise on the Nile is one of the most exhilarating ways to explore Egypt", while Fodor's notes that "the country has long held a spot on adventurers' bucket lists". Tick Egypt off your own bucket list for just £559 per person with this cut-price package from Voyager Travel Direct. Saving over £270 on the usual price, here's what you get:
Depart from London Gatwick on 3, 10, 17, 24 July. For an extra £20 per person depart on 14, 21 August. Alternatively, depart on 28 August; 4, 11, 18, 25 September for an extra £80; or 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 October for an extra £140 per person. Fly from Manchester on these dates for a supplement of £20.
The MS Grand Rose is a 5-star boat with a swimming pool on the sun deck, regular live evening entertainment and a gym. All cabins are traditionally decorated, with views of the Nile. All-inclusive board includes all meals, snack and drinks (alcoholic drinks until midnight). The Jasmin restaurant serves international cuisine, while the Tulip lounge bar serves snacks and cocktails.
This deal includes an impressive itinerary of 10 excursions (optional). All will be lead by a tour guide and highlights include Luxor Temple, The Valley of the Kings, Aswan High Dam and The Temples of Philae -- famously featured in Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile.
Travelzoo subscribers can upgrade cabin types for half the usual price -- just £25 per person for a cabin on the upper deck or £15 per person on the middle deck.
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