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Recognised as the longest river in the world, the Nile rises from the south of the equator through north east Africa,

Recognised as the longest river in the world, the Nile represents the major source of life and prosperity in a region starved of rainfall for millennia. Not only the longest, the river is arguably the most iconic in the world, playing a pivotal role in the dynasty of the Ancient Egyptians and the permanent settlements that arose permanently along its banks.

Considered sacred, such is its contribution to local life, the Nile has long been a fascination for outsiders, eager to conquer its vast history and alluring wonders – awash with World Heritage sites and hidden gems aplenty, this colourful region provides the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the mighty pharaohs.

Traversing a staggering 11 countries on its epic 4000+ mile journey from source to mouth, this mammoth waterway is a must-see on any visit to Egypt. Cutting through lands alive with history, you’ll explore a truly unique world teaming with ancient temples, hieroglyphics and the unmistakable silhouettes of pyramids. 

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The Nile in numbers

4,184
miles long
11
countries
8-11m
Average depth
1.7 miles
Maximum width

The MS Hamees - your luxury river ship

Fresh from its extensive refurbishment in 2018, our exclusively chartered Mövenpick MS Hamees is a comfortable and contemporary ship that offers 5-star on-board service. Embark on a truly memorable journey from Luxor to Aswan as you experience Egypt’s most spectacular sites from the chic surrounds of one of the largest and most stylish river ships on the Nile. Encompassing a range of facilities, including a swimming pool, reading room, and sun deck with space to socialise.

With a focus on gastronomic excellence, the Mövenpick MS Hamees provides a wonderful selection of dining and entertainment options. The restaurant offers an international and local buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the elegantly appointed lounge bar is perfect for enjoying afternoon tea, delectable cocktails and evening entertainment. Soak up the beautiful sunshine from the sun deck, marvelling at the magnificence of the Nile as it unwinds before you, and toast with a variety of beverages and accompanying snacks, before evening cocktail receptions, an oriental show, and a fancy dress Galabeya party.

Call our Cruise Experts on 0808 159 4193
Call our Cruise Experts on 0808 159 4193
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