TUI River launches Nile cruise

TUI River launches Nile cruise

The new ship, called TUI Al Horeya, will accommodate 145 guests across 74 cabins.

TUI River Cruises is to launch a new cruise on the River Nile.

The new itinerary, which will begin in November 2024, will include a charter flight to Luxor from London Gatwick and Manchester Airport.

The new ship, called TUI Al Horeya, will accommodate 145 guests across 74 cabins.

The new routes is exclusive to TUI, which will be the only tour operator to offer direct, non-stop flights from the UK to Luxor which will operate weekly on a Thursday from 7th November 2024 until 24th April 2025.

Chris Hackney, managing director of TUI River Cruises said: “TUI River Cruises is going from strength to strength, and we are so excited to introduce this latest offering on the Nile which we are confident our customers will love.

“A cruise along the Nile offers a serene and unforgettable experience with lush landscapes, traditional villages, and other iconic landmarks such as the Luxor and Edfu Temples. With year-round sunshine, Egypt is the perfect destination for exploring ancient history and allowing guests to immerse themselves in a once in a lifetime opportunity.”

“The name TUI Al Horeya was chosen to ensure we kept local connection to Egypt, as it is our only TUI River Cruise ship which will stay in the one country. TUI Al Horeya in Arabic means ‘freedom’, signifying the freedom the water brings to explore which is a great representation of what river cruising is all about.”

The first Legends of the Nile itinerary will set sail on November 7, 2024:

Day 1: Luxor

Day 2: Luxor

Day 3: Edfu

Day 4: Kom Ombo

Day 5: Aswan

Day 6: Aswan

Day 7: Luxor

Day 8: Luxor

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