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MS Jaz Omar El Khayam Nile Cruise

Dimensions:  113.00 m length  17.00 m width.  2.6 m draft
The Five-star Deluxe Jaz Omar El Khayam is one of our finest, most spacious and modern vessels in an impressive fleet.  Dedicated to cruising Lake Nasser, it entered service in September 2008.  Built using advanced construction technology, it is the first of its impressive class to sail the Nile. The Jaz Omar El Khayam features 80 cabins (68 cabins, 4 Royal suites and 8 Grand suites) all spacious and luxuriously furnished and equipped with the latest in entertainment systems.

The ship’s main Abu Nawas restaurant will accommodate all passengers at a single sitting serving gourmet class cuisine.  Passengers can also take their ease and reflect in the luxurious Bashawat or Mamlouk lounge bars.  The Jaz Omar El Khayam has lots of facilities onboard for relaxation and entertainment, many of which can be reached by the vessels own elevator system.  These facilities include a billiard roon, a large Sundeck with pool, Jaccuzi and a pool bar in addition to the Cleopatra Spa  including Jacuzzi, Health club with a high tech fitness studio and three individual massage rooms.

The Jaz Omar El Khayam is among the few ships operating in Lake Nasser with an itinerary that includes a four-night trip from Aswan to Abu Simbel and a three-night trip from Abu Simbel back to Aswan.  There’s no better way to experience the sights, sacred places and scenery of ancient Upper Egypt than a voyage aboard the Omar El Khayam.

Accommodation
This luxurious and advanced vessel boasts truly superior accommodation.  
68 well appointed Double Cabins  (24 m²)
8 luxurious Grand Suites (35.25 m²)
4 magnificent Royal Suites - Malika, Shahrazad, Sultana and Amira (each 70 m²)
The Jaz Omar El Khayam offers a choice of six deck levels (accommodation on four decks):
Level 2 deck  houses the main restaurant, 2 Royal Suites  and 4 Grand Suites
Level 3 deck features 18 Double cabins, 2 Royal Suites and 4 Grand Suites  as well as housing the  lobby & Internet cafe
Level 4 deck contains 26 Double cabins and a lounge bar.
Level 5 deck houses the remaining 24 Double cabins and an extensive lounge bar
All cabins have large panoramic sliding windows with a Nile view and private balcony area and each is fully air-conditioned (individually controlled) and furnished with generous closet and wardrobe space.  Cabins also feature the following as standard 
Private W/C, bath tub and hairdryer (Suites also feature a shower)
Marine Satellite TV with in-house video channels and music system
In-cabin safe for valuables and mini-bar/fridge
Full laundry service is available on request
Guests who book the Suites will also receive a complimentary set of stationery, slippers and luxury bathrobes embroidered with logo .

Dining & Leisure Facilities
The main Abu Nawas restaurant accommodates all passengers in one sitting and offers appetizing dishes in a stylish, classy but intimate and warm atmosphere.  Start your day with a wonderful breakfast buffet or be tempted by the equally sumptuous afternoon and midnight buffet selections.  You are presented with the best local and international cuisine created by a selected team of highly skilled chefs, complemented by a selection of fine wines 
Relax, enjoy a drink or just get pleasure from the company in the spacious and welcoming Bashawat and Mamlouk lounge bars located on deck levels 4and 5.  Or enjoy refreshing drinks in the El Kheima Sun deck bar.  Sit back and relax with your drink in hand or lounge by the large freshwater swimming pool or relax in the Jacuzzi.  Visit the gift shop or bazaar and indulge yourself in the beauty salon (open in Aswan on request).  If you feel more active, try out the extensively equipped fitness studio and gym.
For complete head to toe relaxation, drift into the Cleopatra Spa and Health Club for a sauna or a full body massage using oils and creams that were recommended by the Pharaohs themselves.

Itineraries
The Jaz Omar El Khayam cruises the Upper Nile and Lake Nasser.
The 3 night/ 4 day Abu Simbel -Aswan cruise programme consists of:
Day 1.  Check in and visit the temples of Abu Simbel.
Day 2.  Sail to Kasr Ibrim where you can view from the sun deck.  Sail on to Amada and visit the Amada temple.  Sail on to Wadi Elsebou where you will overnight.
Day 3.  Visit Wadi El Seboua before sailing on to Aswan.  Overnight in Aswan.
Day 4.  Visit the Kalabsha temple and Beit El Wali before checking out and disembarking.
The 4 night/5 day Aswan-Abu Simbel cruise programme consists of:
Day 1.  Check in and familiarise yourself with the vessel.
Day2.  Sail to Kalabsha.  Visit the Kalabsha temple and Beit El Wali.  Sail on to Wadi Elsebou and overnight.
Day 3.  Visit Wadi El Seboua temple before sailing on to Amada and touring the Amada temple.  Overnight in Amada. 
Day 4.  Easy sail to Sail to Kasr Ibrim where you can view from the sun deck.  Sail on to Abu Simbel and visit the twin temples.  Overnight at Abu Simbel.
Day 5.  Check out and disembark.

Last Updated (Tuesday, 25 January 2011 17:01)

 

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