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ms Farah

2 Reviews
Avalon Waterways

In Arabic, Farah means "happiness" and "joy." In this spirit, you'll sail on MS Farah, one of the most elite ships on the Nile. Cruise in style and comfort while enjoying the mysterious and magnificent sights and experiences only found in the Egyptian landscapes. The MS Farah ship features an array of cabins that offer style and comfort with oversized French balconies that are virtually wall-sized. Avalon insists on the best view and the best crew to treat you like royalty while exploring the treasures of the pharaohs on this Nile River cruise! Exploring the Nile River onboard MS Farah is an elegant, first-class experience with a touch of mystery combined with an old-world spirit of adventure, plus state-of-the-art comfort all along the way. Experience the exotic world of pharaohs, explorers, and legends, while interacting with locals who share the traditions of generations. Relax with amazing onboard features, such spa services, WiFi, and a caring crew with exceptional service skills.

While sailing, enjoy Western favorites and a deluxe Egyptian Night event in the Dining Room or kick back and unwind at the Lounge Bar with cocktails and conversation. Sweat in the sauna at the spa or soak in the plunge pool on the Sun Deck for a moment of “me time.” No matter how you spend your time onboard, you will be sure to enjoy everything the Nile has to offer in the comfort and luxury Avalon does best.

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Onboard Experience

Included Dining

Dining Room

Experience true elegance in the lavish and spacious dining room to savor expertly crafted cuisine each day. Enjoy buffet-style a la carte breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day, plus a special night of Egyptian buffet selections, with vegetarian options always offered. Dining at this venue is included with your cruise fare.

Bars & Lounges

Lounge Bar

After a day of sightseeing and exploration, sit back and relax in the sleek and modern Lounge Bar with drinks and dancing, or simply stretch out in the beautiful lounge while watching the breathtaking views of the Nile pass by.


In a serene corner of the second floor, a small library is dedicated to Paulo Coelho, one of the most widely read and influential authors writing today. A range of his novels are available for guests to enjoy in different languages.


Enjoy an onboard Egyptian cooking class to learn the secrets to recreating authentic, traditional Egyptian cuisine. While sailing at night, enjoy the natural spectacle of the stars through the Sun Deck telescope.

Spa & Fitness

Relax and rejuvenate with complimentary sauna, steam, and gym on board. Select a custom massage or hair service in the spa. Head to the Sun Deck for the ultimate in luxury and scenery and take a dip in the plunge pool while enjoying cocktails under the shade of canopy-covered lounge areas.


You'll find exciting shopping options for the perfect memento and unique merchandise available in the onboard gift shop and boutiques on the Farah's Mezzanine level.  


For the safety and enjoyment of all guests, Avalon does not allow children under eight years of age onboard. In addition, please note that there are no special arrangements or activities for children on Avalon’s ships. 


There is no casino available onboard the MS Farah.



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Ship Reviews

4.5 Stars
2 Reviews
* All reviews are by verified customers that have traveled by booking through a travel agent in the Avoya Network
“Nice stops on the trip”
4 Stars
Cruise Date: 11/25/2022
Destination: Africa
Reviewed over 1 year ago by Melissa
“Awesome vacation”
5 Stars
Cruise Date: 11/19/2021
Destination: Middle East
Reviewed over 2 years ago by Thomas
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