NILE Vision Nile Cruise

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WE are pleased to announce that we have chartered the Hs Nile Vision for Winter 2012/13, this Nile cruise boat represents another step forward in comfort and style while cruising the Nile. The cabins are well appointed and spacious, all public areas are tastefully finished in a smart modern style. All Cabins on board are non-smoking as standard. There are three elegant bars on board to suit every taste. The boat boasts International cuisine in the dining room located on the lower level and includes a wide selection of Italian dishes as well as many local delights.

From the moment step in to the elegant reception area everything about Hs Nile Vision eludes quality and style. All cabins are spacious, the smallest being 22 square meters to the largest (Royal Suits) which is over 50 square meters. You'll enjoy the comfort and luxury of this five star cruiser as you sail the Nile back into the land of the Pharaohs.

All of our Nile cruise holidays are fully escorted by an English speaking Egyptologist who will be on hand throughout your cruise. Our Nile cruise programs are designed with our clients in mind, to explore as much as possible within the seven night Nile cruise.

The excursion program for this Nile cruise is detailed within these pages.

Hs Nile Vision will be sailing on a Wednesday departure schedule until further notice. Departures are from Manchester Airport, London Gatwick and London Heathrow.

In our opinion: Beautiful decor finished with elegance and style, great value cruiser for the Nile experience

 

  • Restaurant located on the lower deck – 160 seats - Non Smoking
  • Lounge Bar located on the main deck with 145 seats and wide panoramic views
  • Satellite Bar on the Bridge deck exclusive for Royal Suites/ Best Vision cabins/and Superior Cabin clients.
  • Bar Lido on the sun deck
  • Library on the upper deck
  • Bridge corner
  • Bazaar
  • Hair Dresser
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi located on the sun deck
  • Reading area
  • Internet access
  • Fitness facilities on sun deck
  • Gym on lower deck with wide range of equipment
  • 24 Hour reception
  • Laundry service
  • Computerised in house operation
  • Safe deposit boxes in each cabin
  • Evening Entertainment: Egyptian Evening - Nubian Cabaret Evening - Galbiyya Party Night - Background music.

 

 

Buffet Restaurant for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (located on the lower deck – 160 seats).

Daytime: lightweight and informal summer clothes are the norm.

Evening Dining: Informal smart/casual attire.

Hs Nile Vision has 56 cabins as follows:

2 x Royal Suites approx. 52 square metres
32 x Deluxe Cabins Approx. 22 square metres
20 x Suites approx. 32 square Metres
2 x Best Vision Cabins approx. 22 square metres

All cabins are non smoking.

All cabins equipped with:

  • French balcony
  • Fridge
  • Colour TV may not operate during sailing
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bath and Shower
  • Jacuzzi in Royal Suites only

Nile cruise 7 night itinerary for Nile Vision.

Day 1 –
Monday Met at Luxor airport upon arrival and transfer to your cruise vessel check in and dine on board. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 2 – 
Tuesday Enjoy your first Egyptian sunrise, followed by visit to the West Bank to the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board as the boat sets sail towards Esna and then to Edfu. Evening Captains welcome cocktail party before dinner on board. Overnight in Edfu.

Day 3 – 
Wednesday Morning visit to the extraordinary Temple of Horus, the mythical son of Isis and Osiris in Edfu. Here, according to myth, Horus avenged the murder of his father Osiris by defeating his father’s Brother Seth in combat. Afternoon cruise onto to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris before sailing on to Aswan. Evening is the tradional galabya party night for dinner and afterwards. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 4 - 
Thursday Visit the High Dam – finished in 1971; it has ensured up to three harvests a year. The Unfinished Obelisk – still rooted to the bedrock of pink granite and the Temple of Isis on Philae Island. In the afternoon free time in Aswan whereare markets and shops to explore. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 5 - 
Friday *Optional excursion to the ancient wonder of Abu Simbel priced at £130.00 pp by air, or £65.00 pp by road or enjoy a trip in a traditional felluca around Elephantine Island which will lead you to the Botanical Gardens on General Kitchener Island given as a gift in 1890. Here, visitors enjoy the beautiful flowers imported from Africa, India and the Far East. Evening Show with the Nubian dance troop. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 6 – 
Saturday Morning Sail to Kom Ombo then on to Edfu where the boat stops to allow clients who have joined the cruise in Aswan to visit the temple before sailing back to sailing back to Esna and mooring for the night.

Day 7 -
Sunday morning visit the partly excavated Temple of Khnum which is dedicated to the ram headed god Khnum who was the patron god of cataracts who fashiuons mankind from Nile clay on his potter's wheel. Afternoon sail to Luxor where you will visit the East Bank Temples of Luxor and Karnak which were originally joined an avenue of Sphinx nearly a mile in lenght. Fairwell dinner on board and moor in Luxor.

Day 8 – Monday Check out of your cabin by 09:00 hours ready for transfer to Luxor International airport for your return flight to the UK. Complimentry lunch on board for those with later flights. *Optional excursion, Balloon flight at sunrise priced at £100.00.

Please Note: The order or content of your itinerary may have to be amended due to lock closures, low water levels or any other unforeseeable circumstances. Due to the increasing number of boats on the Nile, at some docking points boats are moored side by side obstructing the view from cabins.

General Information: Occasionally, due to operational difficulties a change of vessel can occur. However, the sightseeing itinerary will remain the same.Traditionally, a tip is expected at the rate of £4.00 per person per night which includes coach drivers, bell boys, housekeeping staff, crew, bar/restaurant staff and all off the boat tipping. Additional tipping is not expected.

 

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