MS Royal Ruby Nile Cruise

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#1
Langley B.C. Canada
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Has anyone taken the Nile River cruise on the MS Royal Ruby (Nile Sun Cruises)? We are booked for January. I would be interested in any comments or tips.
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#2
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There are hundreds of Nile cruisers, so you may not get a response here. I encourage you to check out the Egypt boards on tripadvisor.com where you might be more likely to get feedback on a particular cruise.
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#3
Langley B.C. Canada
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Thanks for the suggestion. I have checked Trip Advisor and there is little info there as well. When we get back, I'll post my own review and then there will be a little something.
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Langley B.C. Canada
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We were very satisfied with the MS Royal Ruby. No one on our boat came down with mummy tummy which speaks to the cleanliness and food handling on the boat. Rooms were basic and comfortable. We spent little time in the room or really on the boat as the purpose of the trip is to see the sites along the Nile. Was a great trip and itinerary.
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2009 MS Royal Ruby - Nile River Cruise
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#5
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Originally posted by banditoo
We were very satisfied with the MS Royal Ruby. No one on our boat came down with mummy tummy which speaks to the cleanliness and food handling on the boat. Rooms were basic and comfortable. We spent little time in the room or really on the boat as the purpose of the trip is to see the sites along the Nile. Was a great trip and itinerary.
who did you book with and cost? Looking for a 4 night
#6
Langley B.C. Canada
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Originally posted by wack001
who did you book with and cost? Looking for a 4 night
We actually booked with Goway tours for their 9 night package which included start and finish in Cairo with the 4 night Luxor to Aswan river cruise. The local tour operator they used was R Voyages. I didn't like the multi hosts and handing off that R Voyages did for the Cairo airport pickup and drop off process. You can book direct for the Royal Ruby via the attached link to Nile Sun cruises.

http://www.nilesun.com/Nile%20Cruise...%20Ruby%20.asp
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2009 MS Royal Ruby - Nile River Cruise
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2007 Regal Princess - Panama Canal (cancelled at embarkation)
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#7
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We had a wonderful guide in Cairo for our day tour of the pyramids, sphinx, solar boat, Egyptian Museum, and Khan el Khalili bazaar. She also took us to a great restaurant for Egyptian lunch and made time for us to stop for coffee in the famous Fishawey coffee shop in the bazaar. She taught us a lot about Egyptian history as well as about her life as a young Muslim woman in current times. If you are looking for a guide, let me know and I will post her contact info.
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2012 NCL Star - Western Caribbean
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2012 Carnival Fantasy - Charleston, Key West & Bahamas
2011 Celebrity Millennium - Alaska
2010 Royal Princess - Tahiti & French Polynesia
2009 Emerald Princess - Scandinavia & Russia
2009 Crown Princess - British Isles
2009 MS Royal Ruby - Nile River Cruise
2008 Grand Princess - Western Mediterranean
2008 Coral Princess - Panama Canal
2007 Regal Princess - Panama Canal (cancelled at embarkation)
2006 Louis Pearl - Greece & Turkey
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#9
Langley B.C. Canada
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Originally posted by wack001
Hi;
Thanks, YES please post the guide information, I am planning to leave in May and time is short, if you do not want to post, email me at [email protected],
thanks
cruisinbob.com
Her name is Radwa Tarek and her contact is [email protected]
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2013 RCI Voyager of the Seas - Exotic Asia
2013 HAL Veendam - Canada & New England
2012 NCL Star - Western Caribbean
2012 Celebrity Silhouette - Adriatic & Mediterranean
2012 Carnival Fantasy - Charleston, Key West & Bahamas
2011 Celebrity Millennium - Alaska
2010 Royal Princess - Tahiti & French Polynesia
2009 Emerald Princess - Scandinavia & Russia
2009 Crown Princess - British Isles
2009 MS Royal Ruby - Nile River Cruise
2008 Grand Princess - Western Mediterranean
2008 Coral Princess - Panama Canal
2007 Regal Princess - Panama Canal (cancelled at embarkation)
2006 Louis Pearl - Greece & Turkey
1996 RCI Song of Norway - Mexican Riviera
1987 Sun Princess - Eastern Caribbean