MS Blue Shadow II Nile Cruise & Royal Star Beach Resort Stay
MS Blue Shadow II (Full Board Cruise)
Launched in October 2019, the MS Blue Shadow II is one of newest built ships to sail the River Nile. Offering different styles of cabins, from Double/Twin cabins to Royal Suites, you will be able to sleep in comfort during your cruise. Whilst onboard you can also make full use of all the facilities including 24 hour reception, sun deck, swimming pool, fitness equipment, sauna and massages, 24 hour room service, lounge bar, sun deck bar and a gift shop.
Nile Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 – Transfer from Hurghada to Luxor to check in on the cruise on Full Board, overnight on the Cruise at Luxor.
Day 2 – Optional tour to Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple, overnight on the Cruise at Luxor.
Day 3 – Optional tour to Valley of the kings, Hatchipsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon, Sailing to Edfu and Over Night at Edfu.
Day 4 – Optional tour to the temple of Horus at Edfu, Sailing to Kom Ombo, an optional tour to the temple of Sobek at Kom Ombo and sailing to Aswan, overnight on the cruise at Aswan.
Day 5 – Optional tour to Aswan Dam, the unfinished Obelisque and Philae Temple, overnight on the cruise at Aswan.
Day 6 – Optional tour to Abu Simble Temple, Sailing back and overnight at Edfu.
Day 7 – Sailing back to Luxor and overnight on the cruise at Luxor.
Day 8 – Check out and transfer back to the hotel at Hurghada, overnight at Hurghada Hotel.
Tips are not included in the price and are to be paid on the spot (approximately £27 per stay covering porters at the airport, ship staff and drivers etc.) Optional tours are not included in the price, and can be purchased on the ship.
Royal Star Beach Resort (All Inclusive)
This contemporary 4 star property places you in a prime position, just inches away from the lapping Red Sea. Everything has a modern feel from its stylish interiors to its well-kept pool area, where you’ll be greeted by a crowd of tropical palms.
Days are a mix of lazy sunbathing sessions by the pool and fun activities courtesy of the hard working animation team. Should you want to leave the complex, downtown Hurghada is on your doorstep, which means plenty of opportunities to explore the resort’s biggest attractions.
When it comes to your accommodation, the hotel’s various room types guarantee a comfortable stay, whether you opt for a standard, family or double room. Guests can enjoy air-conditioning, a mini bar, kettle and satellite TV as standard, while additional perks such as a sea view are optional.
As for interiors, Royal Star Beach has a homely feel with cosy furnishings and authentic touches creating a sense of serenity. From the low lighting right down to the inviting bed spreads, kick back and relax in your very own private oasis.
As an All Inclusive hotel, you can expect a good choice of food and drink options. There’s a real mix of cuisine in the buffet restaurant, while the a la carte offers a sit-down dining experience, where you can sample course after course of delicious fare.
During the day most guests congregate around the outdoor swimming pool, where sufficient loungers and shade encourage long sunbathing sessions. But the spa is the answer to all your aches and pains with massages and a hot tub on hand to help you de-stress.