Official Rating 5 Stars

Governmental Rating

Our Rating Deluxe

Based on guests’ feedback and our standard

Overview

In Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise, you can experience a distinguished opportunity of a lifetime, an inspiring Nile cruise with incredible sightseeing sailing between Luxor and Aswan, you will enjoy the most famed sites and attraction between these two charming cities, with their temples and tombs you can smell the scent of ancient Egypt; you would be able to enjoy visiting Karnak and Luxor Temples, Valley of the kings, The temple of Hatshepsut, Philae Temple and more.

A Luxury Nile cruises in Egypt between Luxor and Aswan in Steigenberger Minerva; a five-star luxury-rated Nile Cruise that featured with 77 spacious cabins; 73 double cabins, 2 single cabins and 2 suites that all are fully air-conditioned and has a satellite TV and a minibar, with panoramic windows in each cabin to assure the highest standard of comfortable and exhilaration and on the same time the ideal refuge for relaxation.

The perfect atmosphere on the ship, will be a chance to pamper yourself, the sun-bathing would be amusing on the expansive sun deck and pool with your favorite cocktail, and don’t worry you won’t miss your usual workout as the ship has its own Gym, you can also relax or have a chat at the lounge or bar area with your drink or coffee as they serve drinks and snacks all day
meanwhile you can take lots of shots and share moments with your friends on the same time, with the wireless internet access on board.
The huge main restaurant that elegantly decorated is prepared to take all passengers in one sitting, the cuisine is ready with a highly selected team of skilled chefs they present local and international food you would savor to taste

Cabins Number: 77 spacious cabins; 73 double cabins, 2 single cabins and 2 suites

Lower Deck Cabins: 9

Balcony at Cabins: Only Suites Have Balconies

Facilities

  • Beauty Salon-On Call
  • Conference Area
  • Fitness Area
  • Gift Shop
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning
  • Massage Facilities
  • On Call doctor against Charge
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool-Not Heated
  • Wifi

Cabins

  • Minerva Double Cabin

    Minerva Double Cabin

    Cabin size: 19 m2

    Cabin Facilities:

    • Hair Dryer
    • Individual Climate Control
    • LCD Screen
    • Mini Bar
    • Safe Box
    • Satellite TV Channels
    • Wifi

    All cabins are fully air-conditioned (individually controlled) with marine satellite TV, in-house video channels, mini bar, music system, in cabin safety box and private bathroom with shower and hairdryer.

  • Minerva Suite

    Minerva Suite

    Cabin size: 39 m2

    Cabin Facilities:

    • Balcony
    • Hair Dryer
    • Individual Climate Control
    • Jacuzzi
    • LCD Screen
    • Mini Bar
    • Safe Box
    • Satellite TV Channels
    • Wifi

    The suites offering the highest standard of comfort. All cabins are fully air-conditioned (individually controlled) with marine satellite TV, in-house video channels, mini bar, music system, in cabin safety box and private bathroom with shower and hairdryer.

Itinerary

4 Days - Aswan / Luxor Every Monday

Day 1- Monday / Arrive in Aswan / Nile Cruise Excursions

Arrival; Aswan Domestic Airport where D&B Tour Coordinator will meet you
Transfer in modern air-conditioned vehicle to Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise
Embarkation before lunch
Lunch on board
Visit The High Dam, Philae Temple Unfinished Obelisk
Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan
Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2- Tuesday / Nile Cruise Excursions / Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor

Breakfast on board
Sail to Kom Ombo
Visit The Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo
Sail to Edfu
Lunch on board
Visit Horus Temple in Edfu
Sail to Luxor via Esna
Tea Time on Sundeck
Cocktail Party in the Bar
Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3- Wednesday / Nile Cruise Excursions / Luxor

Breakfast on board
Visit the West Bank; Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
Lunch on board
Visit East Bank; Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple
Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4- Thursday / Luxor / Disembarkation

Breakfast on board
Disembarkation
Transfer; D&B Tour Coordinator will meet you at the cruise lobby and escort you to Luxor Domestic Airport
Meals: Breakfast

5 Days - Luxor/Aswan Every Thursday

Day 1- Thursday / Arrive in Luxor / Nile Cruise Excursions

Arrival; Luxor Domestic Airport where D&B Tour Coordinator will meet you
Transfer in modern air-conditioned vehicle to Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise
Embarkation before lunch
Lunch on board
Visit East Bank; Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple
Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor
Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2- Friday/ Nile Cruise Excursions / Luxor / Esna /Edfu

Breakfast on board
Visit the West Bank; Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
Sail to Esna
Lunch on Board
Sail to Edfu via Esna
Tea Time on Sundeck
Dinner on board and overnight in Edfu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3- Saturday / Nile Cruise Excursions / Edfu / Kom Ombo / Aswan

Breakfast on board
Visit Horus Temple in Edfu
Sail to Kom Ombo
Lunch on board
Tea Time on Sundeck
Visit The Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo
Sail to Aswan
Dinner on board and overnight in Kom Ombo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4- Sunday / Nile Cruise Excursions / Aswan

Breakfast on board
Visit The High Dam, Philae Temple Unfinished Obelisk
Lunch on board
Sail on the Nile by Felucca around Kitchener's Island & Agha Khan Mausoleum
Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5- Monday / Aswan / Disembarkation

Breakfast on board
Disembarkation
Transfer; D&B Tour Coordinator will meet you at the cruise lobby and escort you to Aswan Domestic Airport
Meals: Breakfast

Prices

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till September 2020, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays. Some rates are not published on the website as per the cruise policy, Please contact us to get the rate if it is not published.

4 Days (3 Nights) Cruise

From May 2020 till September 2020

Single Cabin:       $ 1,070 Per Person
Double Cabin:     $ 780 Per Person

From October 2020 till April 2021

To be published soon

5 Days (4 Nights) Cruise

From May 2020 till September 2020

Single Cabin:       $ 1,350 Per Person
Double Cabin:     $ 965 Per Person

From October 2020 till April 2021

To be published soon

Prices Notes

  • These Rates are based on the minimum of Two Travelers and are not valid for Solo Travelers

Inclusions

  • Meet and Assist service by our Tour Coordinators at Luxor & Aswan airports
  • Transfers to/from The Nile Cruise by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation on board the Nile Cruise on Full Board Basis
  • All Sightseeing tours as per the itinerary with Local Private Guide
  • English Speaking Tour Guide during the Nile Cruise Excursions
  • Entrance fees to all sites as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled water during the sightseeing
  • Service Charges and Taxes

Exclusions

  • International Flight Tickets
  • Domestic Flight Tickets
  • Entry visa to Egypt (USD 25.00 per person)
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal Extras
  • Gratuities & Tipping

Children Policy

  • From 0 till 5.99 years: Free of charge sharing parent’s cabin
  • From 5 till 11.99 years: Sharing parent’s cabin & will be charged as a half adult with a maximum of one child
  • Children from 12 years & over will be charged full fare

Payment Policy

  • Reservations should be made as early as possible to book your selected trip, confirmation is subject to availability. Once we confirm the availability for your selected trip, a deposit of 50 % should be received by Credit Card, Wire Transfer or Western Union to secure the space
  • The remaining amount (50% of the total amount due) should be paid 30 days prior to the trip date otherwise space will be released
  • For trips booked less than 30 days prior to the trip date, full payment should be received to secure the space
  • During the Christmas and New Year holidays, full payment should be received to secure the space

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation must be notified in written format (by email)
  • Once deposit has been paid, In case of cancellation, the guest will be charged 30% from the package rate
  • In case of cancellation within 90-61 days prior to arrival date, the guest will be charged 30% from the package rate
  • In case of cancellation within 60 to 46 days prior to arrival date the guest will be charged 50% from the package rate
  • In case of cancellation within 45 to 31 days prior to arrival date the guest will be charged 75% from the package rate
  • In case of cancellation within 30 to the arrival date the guest will be charged 100% from the package rate
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