Inspiring Egypt Nile cruise & 5* all-inclusive beach break

M.S. Mayfair Nile Cruise & Mercure Hurghada Hotel

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Colossi of Memnon

Luxor

Mercure Hurghada

Mercure Hurghada

Mercure Hurghada

Mercure Hurghada

Karnak Temple

Esna

Mercure Hurghada

Mercure Hurghada

Mercure Hurghada

Edfu

Temple of Horus, Edfu

Mercure Hurghada

Mercure Hurghada

Mercure Hurghada

Kom Ombo

Aswan High Dam

M.S. Mayfair

M.S. Mayfair

Philea temple, Aswan

Abu Simbel Temple

M.S. Mayfair

M.S. Mayfair

Sobek Temple

Luxor

Hatschpust temple

M.S. Mayfair

M.S. Mayfair

A majestic Egypt Nile cruise and five-star Red Sea beach break

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Up to -33% supplier's online rate ?
You'll start your holiday with seven nights in a Deluxe cabin on board the M.S. Mayfair, on a full-board basis.

Next, you will spend three nights in a Standard Sea View room with two single beds at the Mercure Hurghada, on an all-inclusive basis.

Your all-inclusive package at the Mercure Hurghada includes:

- Breakfast, lunch and dinner

- Snacks, wine, soft drinks, coffee and tea, local spirits and beer

- Use of the fitness centre

- Activities and entertainment

Flights are included from your selected departure airport to Hurghada, Egypt. A 5kg hand luggage allowance per person is included, as well as shared return transfers from the airport and to the cruise.

Please note that hold luggage is not included, but can be added from £50 per bag. This can be arranged directly with our supplier, Fleetway, after booking.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 33% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate. An example of our top discount is:

On 11/01/2019, leaving from London Stansted, two people may book a 10-night stay (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £749 per person, per stay, compared to the supplier's online rate of £1,124 per person, per stay. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 33%.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 04/12/2018.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by Fleetway Travel and is ATOL protected (2478).

Be hypnotised by Egypt on a magnificent Nile cruise taking in ancient landmarks, before a five-star, all-inclusive Red Sea break – includes all travel

This memorable holiday combines a week-long, full-board Nile cruise along Egypt’s legendary waterway from Luxor to Aswan and back, discovering some of its most amazing archaeological wonders, with a five-star all-inclusive stay at a Red Sea beach resort.

You’ll begin right on the iconic Nile, on a seven-night, full-board, luxury Nile cruise aboard the M.S. Mayfair - a truly upscale river cruiser with impeccable five-star standards, and regarded as one of the finest ships to ply this ancient waterway. Visiting and exploring some of Egypt’s most popular sites, you will spend time in Luxor (home to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut's Temple, the Valley of the Queens) and Colossi of Memnon; cruise on to Edfu and Kom Ombo temples and as far up as Aswan (with its famous High Dam and Temple of Philae) before returning back to Luxor to marvel at the jaw-dropping Temple of Karnak – the largest in the ancient world.

After your mesmerising journey atop the Nile, you'll kick back and relax in all-inclusive bliss alongside the Red Sea at the impressive five-star Mercure Hurghada Hotel, which provides an idyllic base to explore the wonders of the sparkling coast in comfort and style. Alongside a huge outdoor pool and lounger-fringed sun terrace, you’ll find a plethora of bars and eateries. Elsewhere, you can try your hand at watersports, explore the spectacular coral reef with a scuba diving lesson, or simply relax with a hammam massage or a stint in the sauna and Jacuzzi. When it comes to the guest rooms, expect twinkling Red Sea vistas from your own private balcony or terrace.

Good to know

Sightseeing packages are available for the following sights as added extras and for an additional cost: Karnak Temple: Luxor Temple; Valley of the Kings; Hatshepsut Temple; Colossi of Memnon; Kom Ombo Temple; Khnum Temple in Esna; Philae Temple in Aswan; and the High Dam of Aswan. An English-speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) is included for all tours.

Please be aware that the sequence and the timing of the cruise itinerary might change due to navigation circumstances, but all included sights will be seen.

Please also be aware that transfers from the airport to the hotel take 20 minutes, while transfers from Hurghada International Airport to Luxor take approximately four hours and 30 minutes.

Itinerary

Day 1: A meet-and-greet at the airport, before boarding the M.S. Mayfair in Luxor. Overnight on board in Luxor.
Day 2: Early morning visit to the East Bank, Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Lunch on board, before sailing to Esna at midday. Dinner on board. Overnight on board in Esna.
Day 3: Early sail to Edfu, visiting the Temple of Horus, and sailing on to Kom Ombo and Aswan, arriving at around 9pm. Dinner and overnight on board in Aswan.
Day 4: Early morning visit to Aswan's High Dam and Philea Temple. Afternoon at leisure - the chance to explore Aswan, go on an optional excursion to a Nubian village, or ride a camel along the Nile. Overnight on board in Aswan.
Day 5: Optional early morning visit to the famous temple of Abu Simbel in the south of Aswan. Alternatively, spend a relaxed morning on the sun deck. Set sail around 2pm back north to Edfu and arrive at around 9pm. Overnight on board in Edfu.
Day 6: Morning sail to Kom Ombo and visit Sobek Temple. Sail on to Esna, where you'll have time to relax and enjoy the cruise while sailing downstream to Luxor, arriving at 2.30pm. In the afternoon, there's the chance to join the optional city tour to the heart of Luxor. Overnight on board in Luxor.
Day 7: Morning excursion to the West Bank, including the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Optional evening visit to the sound and light show at Karnak Temple. Dinner and overnight on board in Luxor.
Day 8: Breakfast on board, then transfer to Hurghada. Overnight at Mercure Hurghada Hotel.
Day 9-10: At leisure at Mercure Hurghada Hotel.
Day 11: Fly home to the UK.

M.S. Mayfair (seven nights)

Expect first-class treatment on M.S. Mayfair, more akin to a floating hotel than riverboat cruiser. Most impressive is its extravagant entrance lobby, complete with mezzanine Bel Air lounge bar that wouldn’t look out of place in Hollywood. Sun yourself on the lounger-strewn sundeck or under a shady canopy while you watch the world drift by, then take a cooling dip in the nearby pool or Jacuzzi, before a soothing spa session with sauna, steam room and aromatherapy treatments on hand. Expect a large selection of lavishly presented gourmet international fare at Nile Avenue, meticulously prepared by highly qualified chefs, and enjoy evening entertainment that includes music, dancing and folkloric shows.

Your 20-square-metre Deluxe cabin offers marvellous river views through large windows, and is kitted out with a smart black and cream colour combo and dark wood furnishings. You can also expect an en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, tea and coffee facilities, a flatscreen TV, minibar and safe.

Mercure Hurghada Hotel (three nights)

Situated on the shores of the Red Sea, Mercure Hurghada Hotel is an ideal base for all-inclusive beachside R&R. The elegant guest rooms are spacious and stylish, with wooden touches and a pop of colour. All feature plenty of mod cons, plus a balcony or terrace so you can make the most of that warm Egyptian air and the twinkling Red Sea vistas. For dining options, you’ll find fresh catch of the day at Asiatic Restaurant and global cuisine al fresco at Dar al Andalus. The Ultra Bar will set you up with cocktails all day, plus late breakfast, afternoon tea, evening drinks and snacks, and the Pool Bar means you never have to leave your lounger.

The hotel and its Fun Fly team will help you book any excursions you might want to take in the area. Swim with a sea turtle or dolphins, learn to dive, board the Sinbad Submarine for an unforgettable underwater adventure or take a quad bike out in the desert.

Mercure Hurghada Hotel, Safaga road km 12, Hurghada, Red Sea Governorate 84517, Egypt (your last destination)

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Flights are included from London Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester and London Stansted to Hurghada, Egypt, with Thomas Cook, TUI, or easyJet.

A 5kg hand luggage allowance per person is included, as well as shared return transfers from the airport and to the cruise.

Please note that hold luggage is not included, but can be added from £50 per bag. This can be arranged directly with our supplier, Fleetway, after booking.

From Birmingham to Hurghada, with TUI:
  • Outbound: departing at 09.50, arriving at 17.10
  • Inbound: departing at 18.10, arriving at 22.15


From London Gatwick to Hurghada, with easyJet, Thomas Cook or TUI:
  • Outbound: departing between 09.00 and 13.50, arriving between 05.20 and 20.10
  • Inbound: departing between 16.20 and 21.10, arriving between 01.45 and 22.45


From Manchester to Hurghada, with Thomas Cook or TUI:

  • Outbound: departing between 09.30 and 14.20, arriving between 16.35 and 20.55
  • Inbound: departing between 17.35 and 21.55, arriving between 03.00 and 23.25


From London Stansted to Hurghada, with easyjet:

  • Outbound: departing between 09.15 and 11.30, arriving between 19.55 and 19.10
  • Inbound: departing between 17.40 and 19.55, arriving between 21.40 and 23.55


Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Fleetway Travel, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation. The flight time will be within the time parameters and possible airlines detailed in this offer.

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Fleetway with ATOL number 2748 and your contract is with that company. Fleetway booking conditions are available from http://www.fleetwaytravel.com

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We like

  • Cruising in style down the awe-inspiring Nile
  • Taking in famous ancient archaeological wonders including Luxor, Karnak and Kom Ombo
  • Staying in all-inclusive, five-star luxury in the Red Sea beach resort of Hurghada
  • Experiencing some of the best diving and snorkelling in the world in the Red Sea

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