If you have ever wanted to explore the many fascinating attractions along the Nile then one of the best ways to do is to enjoy a cruise in a ship like the Jaz Jubilee, which helps create a comfortable home base with all the luxurious of a hotel to come back to at the end of each day, before moving to the next exciting destination. With a total of 80 spacious cabins spread across 5 decks, the Jaz Jubilee offers guests all the comfort and facilities you will need to ensure a relaxing and entertaining stay while sailing to each destination alone the Nile. Whether you want to make the most of the sun by heading up to the upper/sun deck of the ship, which features a freshwater swimming pool surrounded by loungers/deck chairs as well as a pool bar, or spend some quieter time and sip a drink in the ship's spacious lounge/bar area, and in the evening you will find there is plenty of entertainment to enjoy such as traditional shows, dance and live music, so there will never be a dull moment on board. Should you ever feel the never to unwind, perhaps after a long day seeing some of the amazing sights then a perfect way to do so could be to try a relaxing massage, or before a night out take a trip to the beauty salon for some pampering. The friendly staff on the Jaz Jubilee will help ensure you have everything you need during your cruise with its 24-hour reception service that is always ready to help, along with several useful services on board including laundry, an internet service, a gift shop, meeting space on request and an international telephone/fax service available to help you keep in touch with people back home.
The 80 cabins on the Jaz Jubilee are located on the lower 4 decks of the ship and have been designed to offer the most comfortable experience possible with a choice of 76 double rooms and 4 single rooms. Each room also features a large panoramic window so you don't miss out on any of the views as you sail along the Nile, as well as coming with all the amenities you would expect from a hotel, including: individual air conditioning - TV with satellite channels - in-house video channels - music system - safe deposit box - mini-fridge/bar - private bathroom with WC and a shower - hairdryer.
#Eating and Drinking
Guests staying on the Jaz Jubilee can also enjoy all the main meals at the ship's spacious and elegantly furnished restaurant, which can easily accommodate all guests on the ship and offers a wonderful selection of mouth-watering dishes that are influenced by both local and international cuisine.
The ship's comfortable bar/lounge area is also an ideal place to go if you are feeling thirsty or would like a snack with all sorts of cocktails, wines, beers and juices to keep you refreshed, or alternatively why not enjoy a cool drink under the sun from the pool bar.
The Jaz Jubilee Nile Cruise offers a choice of 3 cruise schedules to suit the kind of experience you are looking for, with either the 4-day/3-night Aswan/Luxor trip or the 5-day/4-night Luxor/Aswan that embarks on Saturdays and the 8-day/7-night Luxor/Luxor that also embarks on Saturday for the ultimate experience.
Day 1: ASWAN
You will begin your cruise before lunch then in the afternoon; you will discover the gigantic high Dam; the unfinished Obelisque and Philae temple dedicated to the goddess Isis. Ending the day with dinner and overnight on board in Aswan.
Check in before lunch and lunch on board. In the afternoon you will start your splendid cruise by visiting the East Bank of Luxor where you will discover the complexes of Karnak & Luxor temples before heading back to the ship for dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.
Upon arriving at the ship you get to have lunch on board then an afternoon of leisure to yourself so you can get use to your new surroundings.
Day 2: KOM OMBO - EDFU
In the early morning, your ship will sail to Kom Ombo where you will visit the unusual double temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the god Haroeris. You can then enjoy lunch on board before getting to admire the beautiful scenery of the Nile while sailing to Edfu where you will discover the huge temple dedicated to the God Horus by horse carriage and tour it with your guide. Be sure to visit the colourful local bazaars on your way where you can buy your souvenirs before heading back to the ship for dinner.
LUXOR - ESNA (5-day/4-night)
After breakfast, you will disembark for exploring the mysteries of the West Bank of Luxor; here you can see the Great Valley of the Kings and Queens where generations of pharaohs & nobles were buried in splendid crypts cut into the cliffs and guarded by the huge colossi of Memnon. You will then visit the temple of Queen Hatchepsut before heading back to the ship for lunch. The afternoon is for your own leisure while sailing to Edfu via Esna with overnight on board the ship.
LUXOR - ESNA (8-day/7-night)
After breakfast it is time to visit the East Bank of Luxor where you will walk among the colossal temple of Amun Ra & the avenue of the sphinxes between the Karnak and Luxor temples, an experience that you will never forget. Then it's back on board for lunch before setting sail to Edfu via Esna with dinner and overnight on board.
Day 3: LUXOR
On your final day of exploration it is time to visit the West Bank of Luxor: explore the great valleys of the Kings and Queens where generations of Pharaohs and Nobles were buried in crypts cut into the cliffs and guarded by the two huge Colossi of Memnon. You will then visit the temple of Queen Hatchepsut. Then it's back to the ship for lunch before getting to enjoy the afternoon in the East Bank of Luxor: walk among the pillars of the temple dedicated to the god Amun Ra and along the avenue of the Sphinxes at Karnak and Luxor temples, an experience which you will treasure for the rest of your life. Lastly there is dinner and overnight in Luxor.
EDFU - KOM OMBO - ASWAN (5-day/4-night)
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Nile while having breakfast on your way to Edfu. In Edfu you will discover the huge temple dedicated to the god Horus by horse carriage and tour it with your guide. Enjoy your lunch while sailing to Kom Ombo where you will visit the magnificent unusual double temple dedicated to the god Sobek and the god Haroeris. Then finish the day with dinner and overnight in Kom Ombo.
ESNA - EDFU - KOM OMBO (8-day/7-night)
After breakfast the ship sails to Edfu where you will discover the huge temple dedicated to the God Horus “The Mighty God of the All-Seeing Eye”, represented by the falcon by horse carriage and tour it with your guide. Be sure to visit the colourful local bazaars on your way where you can buy your souvenirs then it's time for lunch on board before sailing to Kom Ombo and Aswan with overnight on board.
Day 4: LUXOR
The final day on the ship where after breakfast it is time to check out.
Upon arriving in Aswan you will go off shore for the visits of the gigantic high dam, unfinished Obelisque and splendid Philae temple of Isis the mother goddess. Then it's back to the ship and an overnight in Aswan.
Today, the boat sails to Aswan. Once in Aswan you will go off shore for to visit the gigantic high dam, along with the unfinished Obelisque and the splendid Philae temple of Isis the mother goddess of day & moisture. Lastly there is dinner and overnight aboard the ship in Aswan.
Day 5: ASWAN (5 day/4-night)
Check out but visit the beautiful Botanical Garden by Felucca before you leave.
To start with there is an optional visit to Abu Simbel by air.
In the afternoon, you will discover more beauty of the Nile by felucca boat and visit the Botanical Garden: a peaceful paradise full of shady trees, beautiful flowers & unusual plants hosting colourful exotic birds on the Kitchener island. Then it's back to the ship for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: KOM OMBO - LUXOR (8-day/7-night)
In the early morning, you will sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the unusual double temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek & the goddess Haroeris. While sailing to Luxor you can enjoy lunch on board the ship as well as dinner and overnight aboard the ship.
Day 7: LUXOR (8-day/7-night)
After breakfast it is time to focus on the West Bank of Luxor: explore the great valleys of the Kings & Queens where generations of Pharaohs & Nobles were buried in crypts cut into the cliffs & guarded by the two huge Colossi of Memnon. You will then visit the temple of Queen Hatchepsut before dinner and overnight in Luxor.
Day 8: LUXOR (8-day/7-night)
The final day on the ship where you can have breakfast on board before disembarking.
**To make sure that the excursions mentioned are included in your holiday, please book the room type stating that excursions are included**