Cruise in five star luxury to discover Magic of the Nile

Tuesday 6 March 2018

Special solo travellers’ date features £350 saving.

Sail on Livingstone, a sleek and contemporary five-star ship, for a week of luxury cruising along the River Nile to marvel at Egypt's ancient treasures.

Solo guests travelling on the June 18, 2018 departure save £150, receive a free cabin upgrade and a free excursion to see the rock temples at Abu Simbel, making an overall saving of more than £350.

This all-inclusive Magic on the Nile cruise also features two nights at the Sonesta St George Hotel Luxor (4Q), on the east bank of the Nile, before guests board Livingstone to sail into the land of the Pharaohs.

The eye-catching 62-cabin vessel cruises to Luxor for visits to Karnak and Luxor temples, the West Bank and the Valley of the Kings where 62 rock-cut tombs of the Pharaohs have been unearthed. Hatshepsut Temple, the two Colossi of Memnon, Tutankhamun's Tomb and the Tomb of Ramses VI are also on the itinerary.

After an overnight mooring in Edfu, there’s a visit to Kom Ombo Temple, which is split in two and built on a high dune overlooking the Nile.

The enchanting riverside city of Aswan awaits and highlights include the Aswan High Dam and a visit Nubian Museum, which gives an insight into ancient construction methods.

Further highlights include a boat ride to Agilka Island, to see the Temple of Philae and an excursion to Abu Simbel, which dates to 1264 BC, while garden enthusiasts can board a wooden sailing boat to visit the botanical gardens on Kitchener’s Island.

After busy days ashore, guests can admire the Nile scenery from the ship’s sun deck which has a pool and Jacuzzi. Livingstone’s on-board leisure facilities also include a spa, sauna, steam room, gym and a library with internet lounge.

Complimentary wifi is available at reception and lounge bar and there is nightly entertainment in the lounge bar.

A free bar serving local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks is open between 11am and 10pm, while the main restaurant offers buffet choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

All cabins on the five-star ship have panoramic windows and quality comforts include bathrobes and slippers, fruit and water on arrival, and tea and coffee-making facilities.

 

For details call free on 0800 300 400 or visit saga.co.uk/rivercruises

Nine nights from £1,099 departing from London Heathrow on June 18, 2018. All-inclusive price includes two nights in hotel, seven nights aboard five-star Livingstone, all meals, free bar open from 11am to 10pm on ship, welcome drinks reception, Saga tour manager, porterage, and optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a discount if passenger has own insurance.

 

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