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Magic of the Nile


from £1,599 per person
2 passengers 10 nights
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £71 if not required
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Marvel at Egypt's ancient treasures as you cruise the Nile

Along the banks of the Nile lie some of the finest archaeological sites in the world. Marvel at Egypt's ancient treasures, including the Valley of the Kings, on this rewarding journey aboard a luxury river cruise ship. Experienced guides sailing with you will join included excursions and help provide a deeper insight into the sites you visit.

If you’re taking our Magic of the Nile tour, you may appreciate some extra information to help you make the very most of this once in a lifetime trip.

If so, do take a few minutes to visit our ‘What to Discover’ section below. It’s full of helpful tips, interesting facts and insider information.


7 nights all inclusive on board cruise ship, 3 nights full board at hotel

29 meals: 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 10 dinners

Free bar open 11 hours a day on board ship

  • Two local drinks with lunch and dinner during hotel stay
  • Local wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner (on board Livingstone, only)
  • Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK
  • Return flights and transfers
  • Saga tour manager
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Porterage aboard the ship
  • Tourist visa for full British Citizens resident in the UK

Excursions and visits

  • The Valley of the Kings and Tutankhamun's Tomb
  • Tomb of Ramses VI
  • Hatshepsut Temple and the Colossi of Memnon
  • Temples of Karnak and Luxor
  • Kom Ombo Temple ruins
  • Visiting Aswan High Dam
  • Visit the Nubian Museum in Aswan
  • Temple of Philae visit
  • Traditional Felucca cruise to the botanical gardens on Kitchener's Island

VIP extras

  • On board Livingstone, there will be bathrobes and slippers, fruit and water on arrival, and tea and coffee-making facilities replenished daily in your cabin.

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Day 1 UK-Luxor

River Nile

Fly to Luxor and transfer to the locally rated 5-star Sonesta St George Hotel, for a three-night stay on a full-board basis. D

Day 2 Luxor


Enjoy the day at leisure. B, L, D

Day 3 Luxor

Today is at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities or explore independently. Alternatively, join an optional excursion to Denderah. B, L, D

Day 4 Luxor

The Pylons of Karnak Temple

Travel to the port and embark your all-inclusive Nile cruise ship, Livingstone.

You’ll remain moored here overnight so you can enjoy an included excursion to Luxor’s Ancient Egyptian temple complex, and perhaps an optional excursion to Luxor’s West Bank, the gateway to the amazing Valley of the Kings. B, L, D

Luxor Luxor Egypt Africa

Day 5 Luxor-Edfu

Valley of the Kings

Tour the West Bank and the Valley of the Kings, where 62 rock-cut tombs of the Pharaohs have been unearthed, including that of Ramses VI. Next, visit Hatshepsut Temple, the two Colossi of Memnon and Tutankhamun's Tomb. Later you sail to Edfu, where you will moor overnight. B, L, D

Esna Luxor Egypt Africa Edfu

Day 6 Edfu-Kom Ombo-Aswan

Temple dedicated to god Horus

Sail to Kom Ombo and visit Kom Ombo Temple, which is split in two and built on a high dune overlooking the Nile. Continue to Aswan where you will remain until the morning. B, L, D

Aswan Aswan Egypt Africa

Day 7 Aswan


Discover the Aswan High Dam, then travel by boat to Agilka Island where one of the most beautiful temples, the Temple of Philae, was relocated. You'll also visit the fascinating Nubian Museum today. Perhaps enjoy an optional sound and light show here this evening. Moor overnight in Aswan. B, L, D

Aswan Aswan Egypt Africa Temple of Philae Agilkia Island The Nile

Day 8 Aswan

Felucca arriving at Kitchener Island

Enjoy the morning at leisure in this enchanting riverside city, or perhaps join an optional excursion to Abu Simbel, which dates back to 1264 BC. This afternoon, an included excursion takes you on a short ride by felucca to the botanical gardens on Kitchener’s Island, a peaceful paradise of exotic birds and colourful flowers. You will stay on board in Aswan overnight. B, L, D

Kitcheners Island Aswan Egypt Africa The Nile

Day 9 Aswan to Kom Ombo to Edfu to Esna to Luxor

Kom Ombo Temple in Egypt

Enjoy a leisurely day cruising back to Luxor via Kom Ombo, Edfu and Esna. B, L, D

Luxor Luxor Egypt Africa

Day 10 Luxor: Karnak Temples


View the temples of Karnak on an included excursion. The site is a vast complex with three main temples and seven smaller ones, which are thought to cover the entire site of the ancient city of Thebes. Perhaps join an optional excursion to a Sound and Light show. B, L, D

The Nile Luxor Luxor Egypt Africa

Day 11 Luxor-UK

Travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK. B

Please note

The order of included excursions may differ to that detailed.

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Magic of the Nile


from £1,599 per person
2 passengers
10 nights
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £71 if not required