M/S Medea

Your Dream Vacation is Here

This impressive boat is among the most luxurious of all boats on the Nile. Elegantly furnished with rich fabrics, wood paneling and classic style furniture, this boat offers a refined setting for your Nile cruise. The restaurant offers 120 covers with a combination of waiter service and buffet meals which allows to sample both – Egyptian and international cuisine.

The spacious lounge bar is tastefully furnished and offers international bar service. The main lounge has a music system and a dance floor for evening entertainment, which includes an Egyptian folklore show and belly dancing. The separate bar area with comfortable Chesterfield sofas offers a panoramic view of the Nile River and a restful place to relax with a book. On the top deck, the sun deck runs the length and width of the ship with fitness equipment, swimming pool and bar surrounded with elegant cane tables, chairs and sun loungers.

The 24-hour reception desk provides full services as well as international telephone. The gift shop on board offers souvenirs and gifts from Egypt.

Technical Information

      • 5 stars
      • Length 72.35 m
      • Width 14.30 m
      • Height 11.60 m
      • Draft 1.59 m
      • 4 decks +1 sun deck
      • Water purification system
      • Fire and sound proof walls and ceilings
      • Approved by Lloyds Shipping of London
      • Smoking is allowed on the sundeck only

 

Boat’s Amenities & Public Areas

      • 24-hour reception desk
      • Wifi (against charge)
      • Spacious lounge and bar
      • Restaurant with 120 covers
      • Sun deck with bar and swimming pool
      • Gift shop

Guest Cabins

The M/S Medea has 59 cabins/suites:

      • 36 Twin cabins ca. 20 sqm
      • 18 Double cabins ca. 20 sqm
      • 2 Double cabins ca. 16 sqm
      • 1 Single cabins ca. 13 sqm
      • 2 Junior suites ca. 28 sqm

 

All cabins/suites overview the River Nile and they feature:

      • En suite bathroom with shower/tub
      • Hair dryer
      • Individually controllable air conditioning
      • Flat Screen TV (marine satellite)
      • Mini bar
      • Internal phone
      • Safe deposit box

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Cruise Itineraries

Monday: Cruise Embarkation in Aswan

Arrival at Aswan, transfer to the Nile Cruise boat for embarkation. In the afternoon, we offer you a felucca trip to enjoy magnificent views of the Nile, flowing through amber desert and granite rocks, around emerald islands covered in palm groves and tropical plants. Dinner and overnight on board. Meals (L/D)

Tuesday: Aswan Sightseeing Tour

Breakfast on board. In the morning, visit Philae Temple located on Agilka Island. Optional visit to the Unfinished Obelisk and the High Dam. Back to the boat. Sail to Kom Ombo. In the afternoon, optional visit the unusual Temple of Kom Ombo. One side of the temple is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world. The other side is dedicated to the falcon god Haroeris, also known as Horus the Elder. Sail to Edfu. Dinner and overnight on board. Meals (B/L/D)

Wednesday: Optional Edfu Temple

Breakfast on board. Optional visit to Edfu Temple. Of all the temples in Egypt, the Temple of Horus at Edfu is the most completely preserved. Sail to Esna, cross the lock and sail to Luxor. Optional visit to Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board in Luxor. Meals (B/L/D)

Thursday: Cruise Disembarkation – Luxor Sightseeing Tour

Breakfast and disembarkation. Your tour in Luxor (frequently characterized as “the world’s greatest open air museum”) will start with the Valley of the Kings. For a period of nearly 500 years, tombs were constructed for the kings and powerful nobles of Ancient Egypt. In modern times, the valley has become famous for the discovery of the tomb of Tut Ankh Amun and is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. On the West Bank, you will also visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and see the Colossi of Memnon. Afterwards, you will cross the Nile and visit Karnak Temple on the East Bank. Transfer to Luxor Airport/railway station. Meals (B)

Notes:

  • The cruise itinerary could be altered for reasons beyond our control such as lock closure and low water levels of the Nile. However, all sightseeing will be provided.
  • The 3-night cruises start on Mondays and Saturdays in Aswan.
  • Early check-in & late check-out will be subject to availability.
  • This is just an offer and subject to availability upon receiving your request to book.

Thursday: Cruise Embarkation in Luxor 

Arrival at Luxor Airport/railway station, transfer to the Nile Cruise boat for embarkation. Lunch aboard. In the afternoon, optional visit of Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board. Meals (L/D)

Friday: Luxor East and West Bank Sightseeing

Breakfast aboard. Today, your tour will start with the Valley of the Kings. For a period of nearly 500 years, tombs were constructed for the kings and powerful nobles of Ancient Egypt.  In modern times the valley has become famous for the discovery of the tomb of Tut Ankh Amun, and is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. On the West Bank, you will also visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and see the Colossi of Memnon. Then, you will cross the Nile and visit Karnak Temple (the largest ancient religious site in the world) on the East Bank. Sail to Edfu. Lunch aboard. Dinner and overnight in Edfu. Meals (B/L/D)

Saturday: Optional Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples

Breakfast on board. Optional visit of Edfu Temple. Of all the temples in Egypt, the Temple of Horus at Edfu is the most completely preserved. Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. In the afternoon, optional visit to the unusual Temple of Kom Ombo. One side of the temple is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world. The other side is dedicated to the falcon god Haroeris, also known as Horus the Elder. Dinner and overnight on board. Meals (B/L/D)

Sunday: Aswan Sightseeing Tour

Breakfast aboard. Visit Philae Temple followed by an optional visit to the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk. Lunch aboard. In the afternoon, we offer you a felucca ride to enjoy magnificent views of the Nile, flowing through amber desert and granite rocks, around emerald islands covered in palm groves and tropical plants. In the evening, explore the souk on your own, full of the scent and color of spices, perfumes, scarves and baskets. Dinner and overnight aboard. Meals (B/L/D)

Monday: Cruise disembarkation 

Cruise disembarkation. Transfer to Aswan Airport/railway station. Meals (B)

Notes:

  • The cruise itinerary could be altered for reasons beyond our control such as lock closure and low water levels of the Nile. However, all sightseeing will be provided.
  • The 4-night cruises start on Thursdays and Saturdays in Luxor.
  • Early check-in & late check-out will be subject to availability.
  • This is just an offer and subject to availability upon receiving your request to book.

Thursday: Cruise Embarkation in Luxor

Arrival at Luxor Airport/railway station, transfer to the Nile Cruise boat for embarkation. Lunch aboard. In the afternoon, optional Luxor Temple visit. Dinner and overnight on board. Meals (L/D)

Friday: Luxor Sightseeing Tour

Breakfast aboard. Today, your tour will start with the Valley of the Kings. For a period of nearly 500 years, tombs were constructed for the kings and powerful nobles of Ancient Egypt.  In modern times the valley has become famous for the discovery of the tomb of Tut Ankh Amun, and is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. On the West Bank, you will also visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and see the Colossi of Memnon. Then, you will cross the Nile and visit Karnak Temple (the largest ancient religious site in the world) on the East Bank. Sail to Edfu. Lunch aboard. Dinner and overnight in Edfu. Meals (B/L/D)

Saturday: Optional Edfu Temple

Breakfast on board. Optional Edfu Temple visit. Of all the temples in Egypt, the Temple of Horus at Edfu is the most completely preserved. Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Sail to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board. Meals (B/L/D)

Sunday: Aswan Sightseeing Tour

Breakfast aboard. Visit Philae Temple followed by optional visit to the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk. Lunch aboard. In the evening, explore the souk on your own, full of the scent and color of spices, perfumes, scarves and baskets. Dinner and overnight a board. Meals (B/L/D)

Monday: Optional Excursion to Abu Simbel Temple

Breakfast aboard. Day free for leisure or optional excursion to Abu Simbel. Overnight aboard. Meals (B/L/D)

Tuesday: Felucca Ride and Optional Kom Ombo Temple 

Breakfast aboard. In the morning, we offer you a felucca ride to enjoy magnificent views of the Nile, flowing through amber desert and granite rocks, around emerald islands covered in palm groves and tropical plants. Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch aboard. In the afternoon, optional visit to the unusual Temple of Kom Ombo. One side of the temple is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world. The other side is dedicated to the falcon god Haroeris, also known as Horus the Elder. Sail to Edfu. Dinner and overnight on board. Meals (B/L/D)

Wednesday: Sail to Luxor

Breakfast aboard. Sail to Luxor. Lunch aboard. Arrive at Luxor. Dinner and overnight aboard. Meals (B/L/D)

Thursday:  Nile Cruise Disembarkation

Cruise disembarkation. Transfer to Luxor Airport/railway station. Meals (B)

Notes:

  • The cruise itinerary could be altered for reasons beyond our control such as lock closure and low water levels of the Nile. However, all sightseeing will be provided.
  • The 7-night cruises start in Luxor on Thursdays and Saturdays.
  • Early check-in & late check-out will be subject to availability.
  • This is just an offer and subject to availability upon receiving your request to book.Thursday
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