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MS Omar El Khayam - Lake Nasser cruise

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Discover the wonders of Egypt in style, combining an elegant cruise along the mighty Nile with a wonderful voyage on vast Lake Nasser. See this ancient country’s most famous attractions from the Valley of the Kings to the Aswan High Dam, as well as lesser visited treasures including the extraordinary Abu Simbel.

Cabins on the MS Omar El Khayam

Air-conditioned cabins are en suite with television, in-room music system and minibar. Cabins are located on the upper decks, whilst Grand Suites and Royal Suites (each with separate reception room) are on the main or lower decks.

Facilities on the MS Omar El Khayam

A deluxe, spacious cruise ship with 80 cabins, a restaurant, 2 lounge bars, pool bar, library, pool, Jacuzzis, sun deck, health spa, salon and elevator.

DAY 1 On arrival, transfer to the popular MS Sun Ray (five star) to embark on your cruise to Aswan. Spend two nights in Luxor.

DAY 2 This morning, visit Luxor’s East Bank. Explore Karnak and the great temple of Luxor. This afternoon, journey by coach to the Dendera Temple complex.

Day 3 Visit the West Bank of Luxor, and see the famous Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens. Stop briefly to view the Temple of Hatshepsut. Later, set sail for Edfu and overnight.

Day 4 Sail to Kom Ombo, a unique double temple on the banks of the Nile. Continue sailing to Aswan to spend the night.

DAY 5 Marvel at the High Dam. Visit the unfinished obelisk and the Philae Temple. Depart the MS Sun Ray and spend tonight at the Mövenpick Resort Aswan.

DAY 6 Board the Jaz Omar el Khayam (four and a half star) to begin your cruise on Lake Nasser to Abu Simbel. Overnight in Aswan.

DAY 7 Set sail for Kalabsha to visit its temple, relocated after the construction of the Aswan High Dam. Later, sail onwards to Wadi el Sebou for an overnight stay.

DAY 8 Visit the temple at Wadi el Sebou – the ‘valley of the lions’ – whose name is reflected in the line of sphinx that guard it. Sail to Amada and visit the oldest temple in Nubia, the rock-cut Temple of Derr. Spend tonight in Amada.

DAY 9 An early sail to Kasr Ibrim. See the two magnificent rock temples on the bank of Lake Nasser, originally carved out of the mountainside in the 13th Century BC but relocated entirely in the 1960s. Overnight at Abu Simbel.

DAY 10 Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport ahead of your journey home. Alternatively, extend your trip with a relaxing Red Sea extension.

The MS Omar El Khayam The pool on the MS Omar El Khayam A cabin on the MS Omar El Khayam

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