Movenpick SS Misr Itinerary
Wednesday: Arriving Cairo, Egypt
Upon your arrival at Cairo airport, our friendly team will be there to welcome you. We'll transfer you to your luxurious Cairo hotel, where you can relax and unwind. Take this opportunity to finalize your holiday itinerary with our knowledgeable guide, who will provide you with valuable insights and recommendations to make your trip unforgettable. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Cairo, preparing for the incredible adventures ahead.
Thursday: Giza Pyramids Tour
Embark on a mesmerizing journey to the Giza Plateau, where the iconic Giza Pyramids stand tall. Marvel at the ancient wonders of the Great Pyramid of Giza, explore the fascinating ruins of Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, and delve into the rich history of Sakkara. After an awe-inspiring day of exploration, return to your Cairo hotel for a restful overnight stay, filled with captivating memories.
Friday: Cairo City Sightseeing
Immerse yourself in the vibrant city of Cairo as you embark on a captivating city sightseeing tour. Discover the treasures of the renowned Egyptian Museum, home to an extensive collection of ancient artifacts, including the legendary treasures of Tutankhamun. Explore the historic Coptic and Islamic quarters of Old Cairo, where ancient churches, mosques, and bustling bazaars await. In the evening, transfer to Cairo airport for a short flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to your hotel for check-in and an overnight stay, preparing for the next chapter of your journey.
Saturday: Movenpick SS Misr Cruise
After a delightful breakfast and check-out from your hotel, we'll transfer you to embark the luxurious Movenpick SS Misr cruise ship before lunch. Settle into your comfortable cabin and prepare for an enchanting adventure. In the afternoon, immerse yourself in the beauty of Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, before returning to the cruise ship. As the evening sets in, experience the magical atmosphere of Kom Ombo Temple, where ancient myths and legends come to life. Indulge in a delicious dinner on board as you sail towards Edfu, where you'll spend the night in pure luxury.
Sunday: Movenpick SS Misr Cruise
Wake up to a breathtaking morning and embark on a visit to the majestic Horus Temple in Edfu. Immerse yourself in the captivating history and intricate details of this ancient site. Return to the cruise ship for a sumptuous lunch on board. As the journey continues, sail towards Esna and then proceed to Luxor, known as the world's greatest open-air museum. Enjoy a delightful dinner on board the cruise ship and spend a restful night in Luxor, surrounded by the timeless allure of ancient Egypt.
Monday: Movenpick SS Misr Cruise
Experience the wonders of Abydos as you arrive in the morning. Explore the remarkable Abydos Temple, dedicated to the god Osiris, and marvel at its architectural magnificence. Return to the cruise ship for a delectable lunch on board. The journey continues as you sail towards Quena, where a night tour of the Temple of Dendera awaits. Be captivated by the intricate carvings and ancient mysteries that unfold before your eyes. Indulge in a delightful dinner on board as you enjoy a luxurious overnight stay in Quena.
Tuesday: Luxor City Sightseeing
After a memorable cruise experience, disembark from the Movenpick SS Misr by midday and embark on a fascinating city sightseeing tour of Luxor. Explore the awe-inspiring Karnak Temple, an extraordinary complex of ancient temples and sanctuaries that will transport you back in time. Marvel at the grandeur of Luxor Temple, an architectural masterpiece illuminated by the setting sun. Immerse yourself in the rich history and mythology of ancient Egypt as you wander through these magnificent structures. In the evening, bid farewell to the cruise ship and transfer to your luxurious Luxor hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Wednesday: Fly to Cairo
After a delicious breakfast at your hotel, check out and prepare for your return journey to Cairo. Board a short flight back to the bustling capital city. If you desire, optional tours in Luxor are available upon request, allowing you to further explore the remarkable attractions in this historic city. Upon your arrival in Cairo, our team will be waiting to transfer you to your Cairo hotel for check-in. Take some time to relax and reflect on the incredible experiences you've had during your journey through Egypt. Enjoy a restful overnight stay in Cairo, cherishing the memories you've made.
Thursday: Back Home
As your remarkable Egyptian adventure comes to an end, savor a delightful breakfast at your hotel. Take your time to check out, packing your belongings and bidding farewell to the enchanting city of Cairo. Our team will be ready to transfer you to Cairo airport for your departure flight. Depart with a sense of fulfillment, carrying with you the cherished memories of ancient wonders, vibrant cities, and warm Egyptian hospitality. We hope you had an unforgettable experience aboard the Movenpick SS Misr and look forward to welcoming you back for more extraordinary journeys in the future.
Movenpick SS Misr Items
- Meet & assist in all mentioned airports
- All transportation by private AC Deluxe vehicles
- All flight tickets with Egypt Air
- Expert private Egyptologist guide during trips
- 03 nights in Cairo deluxe hotel with breakfast
- 01 night in Aswan deluxe hotel with breakfast
- 03 nights oboard SS Misr Nile Steamer Cruise on FB
- 01 night Luxor deluxe hotel with breakfast
- All private guided tours in itinerary
- Lunch meals & bottled water during Cairo trips
- Entry fees to the sights as per itinerary
- Service charges & taxes
- Mobile loan (30 min local / 5 min. international calls)
Movenpick SS Misr Tips
Discover the beauty of Egypt in a luxurious and historic style with Movenpick SS Misr. It was first constructed in 1918 by the British Royal Navy and later transformed into a luxurious Nile steamer to be used by King Farouk. The SS Misr Nile cruise is a real-time capsule that brings back nostalgia for a bygone time, offering authentic luxury accommodations, food, and services. Misr Nile cruise features 16 cabins and eight suites as well as a large sun deck with a pool, a luxurious lounge, and bars with restaurants.
There's a lower sun deck, with chairs made of wicker, and the upper sun Deck, with comfy sunbeds to enjoy relaxation and the pool. The friendly staff is always available to serve refreshing drinks. SS Misr Nile cruise ship also has a gift shop that sells locally-made handmade items.
Each suite and cabin come with balconies that are private and overlook the amazing views of the Nile. They have a private bathroom, air conditioning, a hairdryer, a minibar, satellite TV, a telephone in the room, a safe deposit box, and two safety jackets.
Delicious food, exquisite crystal china, and service provided by the staff dressed during the reign of King Farouk added to the royal air. The luxurious Marasem Restaurant on Mövenpick SS Misr steamer Nile cruise lets diners indulge in gourmet meals and "live the time" by observing images of black and white from the Royal family and important events in Egypt's history covering the entire exterior of one of the walls.
A traditional English-style Dhabiyyat Bar is a perfect gathering spot for drinks before dinner. Saraya Lounge Saraya Lounge is an excellent place for cocktails after dinner, where you can sit back and relax while listening to music from the piano. Its Tashrifa Lobby, sundecks, and pool are ideal places to unwind while taking in the sights of the Upper Nile.
Movenpick SS Misr cruises on the Nile River along the route connecting Cairo and Aswan. The steamship was purchased and turned into a luxury "floating palace" for King Farouk I (Egypt's final monarch, 1936-1952). The name Misr is a reference to the "Kingdom of Egypt". The ship is controlled by Movenpick Group and operated via its subsidiary company Movenpick Hotels and Resorts Egypt.
The owner of the ship Movenpick Group (founded in 1973, headquarters located in Baar, Switzerland) is a joint venture hotel company controlled by Movenpick Holding (66,7%) and Kingdom Holding Company (Saudi Arabia 33,3 percent). Movenpick has more than 110 resorts, hotels, and Nile cruise ships. The fleet of SS Misr's mates (Movenpick-owned Nile cruisers) are Prince Abbas, Darakum, Hamees, MS Sun Ray, MS Royal Lotus, MS Royal Lily, and SB Feddya.
The SS Misr steamship cruise was declared a state asset after 1952. It was leased by the Ministry of Irrigation, where it was stored in a shipyard located in Cairo. A cruise line offered to purchase it in 2003. With the approval of state officials, the SS Misr Nile cruise was rebuilt following the original plans. It was in the year 2006 that the ship was relaunched, and it has been operated as a luxury hotel vessel.
Beyond Movenpick SS Misr
Mövenpick SS Misr Steamer Nile Cruise
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Movenpick SS Misr FAQs
Is Nile river cruise worth?
Definitely YES! Egypt Nile Cruise is a great way to travel between the cities of Cairo, Luxor and Aswan. it's gorgeous, relaxing and you're doing something that people have done for 5,000 years.
Is it safe to cruise the Nile river?
Yes it's very safe to cruise the Nile. There are no travel restrictions whatsoever against travelling to these locations and the tourist areas along the Nile River, including Cairo, Luxor and Aswan, are deemed safe to visit.
Where to book Nile river cruise?
To book Nile cruise online you just need to have a look at the prices offered by companies and you’ll probably take a large and sharp inhale! We recommend booking Nile cruise from well established companies which operate private or small group tours.