Fresh from its extensive refurbishment in 2018, Emerald Waterways have exclusively chartered Mövenpick MS Hamees, MS Hamees is a comfortable and contemporary ship that offers 5-star on-board service. Embark on a truly memorable journey from Luxor to Aswan as you experience Egypt’s most spectacular sites from the chic surrounds of one of the largest and most stylish river ships on the Nile.
Emerald Waterways pride themselves on including the essentials for a seamless cruising and touring experience, providing the perfect balance of time on-board and onshore as you explore these ancient countries. With no hidden costs, you can relax knowing most meals, world-class hotel stays, the services of their specialist Cruise and Tour Directors and visits to popular tourist attractions are included in the price you pay. Not forgetting, all transport, hotel porterage, taxes and tipping.
The Mövenpick MS Hamees enjoys a private dock in Luxor, located in the Al Bughdadi District only 15 km south of Luxor airport. Cruise the Nile and enjoy beautiful scenery while exploring the wonders of the ancient world.
Embark on an adventure
Emerald Waterways invite you aboard MS Hamees as they tell the ancient tales of Egypt and Jordan on their brand-new itineraries, seeking to unveil these magical destinations which, until now, may only have existed in your imagination.
Rooms and amenities
Boasting modern and spacious cabins, all elegantly furnished and air-conditioned, you’ll enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the Nile, as well as either twin beds or a queen-sized bed, private bathroom with bath, hair dryer and LCD TV. Encompassing a range of facilities, including a swimming pool, reading room, and sun deck with space to socialise.
Dining and entertainment
With a focus on gastronomic excellence, the Mövenpick MS Hamees provides a wonderful selection of dining and entertainment options. The restaurant offers an international and local buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the elegantly appointed lounge bar is perfect for enjoying afternoon tea, delectable cocktails and evening entertainment. Soak up the beautiful sunshine from the sun deck, marvelling at the magnificence of the Nile as it unwinds before you, and toast with a variety of beverages and accompanying snacks, before evening cocktail receptions, an oriental show, and a fancy dress Galabeya party.
Included excursions in every port
Each one of Emerald Waterways included excursions exists as part of a collection created to enhance your adventure. While their special EmeraldPLUS program offers opportunities to embark on exclusive excursions. In Cairo, you’ll visit the pyramids and Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum and dine at the home of a resident family. And, those travelling in Jordan will enjoy walking through one of the many Jordanian markets. You will also witness Mount Nebo, where John the Baptist is buried, on your way to the Treasury at Petra. Look out for the EmeraldPLUS icon throughout your itinerary, it’s these thoughtful touches that make an Emerald Waterways river cruise and tour stand out from the crowd. And, if you’d like to personalise your journey further, they have a wonderful selection of DiscoverMORE optional excursions for an additional cost, consisting of a trip to the Botanical Gardens in Aswan, or an evening light display at the pyramids.
Adventures built on knowledge
Emerald Waterways have combined their expertise in river cruising with land touring, to handcraft a collection of insightful and revelatory adventures in Egypt and Jordan, with both itineraries including a four-night Nile River cruise. Outstanding quality, the world-class service you’ve come to expect and daily inclusions taking you under the skin of such spectacular regions, only with Emerald Waterways.
Please note, MS Hamees is not an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship and facilities and inclusions differ from those of our European Star-Ship Fleet.