Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise

5 Days / 4 Days

 Experience the ultimate luxury of a 5-star Nile Cruise on the Steigenberger Minerva. Immerse yourself in the cozy ambiance as you explore the mesmerizing attractions between Luxor and Aswan in southern Egypt. Indulge in a wide array of entertainment and recreational activities offered onboard. Delve into the discovery of unique monuments while relishing in the opulent accommodations provided by this remarkable cruise experience.

The price includes
  • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
  • Assistance during your stay and excursions
  • All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Accommodation on board a 5-star cruise on full-board basis
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary are in the group
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
  • English-speaking tour guide during your excursions
  • All service charges and taxes
The price does not include
  • Any extras and personal spending
  • Tipping
Starting From $605
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Itinerary

Once you arrive in Luxor, our dedicated representative will be there at the airport or train station to provide you with essential support. They will then arrange for your seamless transfer to the Nile Cruise.

After a delicious lunch, we can embark on an unforgettable journey to explore the remarkable Karnak Temple. This magnificent temple complex holds the distinction of being the largest religious structure ever built in ancient times. Following this awe-inspiring experience, we will proceed to visit the Luxor Temple, a sacred sanctuary dedicated to the revered deity Amon.

Meal: Lunch and dinner

After enjoying a delicious breakfast, our next stop on the Nile Cruise will be the renowned Valley of the Kings. This ancient burial site holds the remains of numerous pharaohs from the New Kingdom, including Ramses II and Tutankhamun.

Following our visit to the Valley of the Kings, we will explore the awe-inspiring Temple of Hatshepsut. This temple is not only known for its unique design but also holds great historical significance.

To conclude our day's adventures, we will marvel at the striking twin statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, famously referred to as Colossi of Memnon.

As we head back to the ship and set sail towards Edfu, we have a special treat in store for you - a captivating Belly Dance show that you won't want to miss before dinner.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

After another delicious breakfast on board our Nile Cruise, we will make our way to Edfu, a fascinating destination that houses the renowned Temple of Horus, which depicts the falcon-headed god.

This remarkable temple stands as one of Egypt's most impeccably preserved ancient structures.

Next, we will continue our journey along the majestic Nile River towards Kom Ombo. Here, you will have the unique opportunity to explore the only double temple in Egypt dedicated to two powerful deities - Horus and Sobek. Horus is revered as the falcon-headed god, while Sobek is depicted as the crocodile-headed god.

As our adventure unfolds, we will set sail once again and head towards Aswan, where more incredible experiences await us.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Once we have finished breakfast on board, our Nile Cruise will bring us to Aswan. Our first destination will be the Aswan High Dam, a remarkable engineering feat that effectively resolved the issue of Nile flooding.

 

Moving on, we will explore the fascinating Unfinished Obelisk. This colossal structure still lies in the quarries of Aswan, and had it been completed, it would have been the largest obelisk in all of Egypt.

 

To conclude our tour, we will visit Agilkia Island. Here, we will marvel at the exquisite Philae Temple which is dedicated to Isis, the goddess of love.

 

Join us on this unforgettable journey along the Nile and experience these incredible landmarks firsthand.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Your cruise ends after breakfast. We will transfer you to the airport or train station in Aswan, from where you will return home.

Meal: Breakfast

Upon your arrival in Aswan, we will warmly welcome you and guide you to the Nile cruise. Before lunch, there will be a boarding process.

Afterward, we will take you to visit the Aswan High Dam, which was constructed as a solution to the floods of the Nile River.

Next, let's explore the Unfinished Obelisk, which would have been the largest obelisk ever built in Egypt if it had been completed.

Lastly, we will make a stop at Agilkia Island to discover the enchanting Philae Temple, a magnificent structure dedicated to the goddess Isis.

To add even more excitement to your journey, enjoy a captivating Nubian presentation during the evening.

Meal: Lunch and dinner

Sail to Kom Ombo, where you will have the opportunity to explore the magnificent temple dedicated to Sobek and Horus.

 

As our cruise continues, we will make our way towards Edfu, where a delicious lunch awaits before we embark on a guided tour of the Temple of Horus. This remarkable temple is renowned for being the best-preserved in all of Egypt.

 

Our journey doesn't end there. The ship will then take us towards the captivating city of Luxor, offering breathtaking views along the way. Get ready to be enchanted by the wonders that await you on this extraordinary Nile Cruise experience.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Your journey begins today with a visit to the awe-inspiring Valley of the Kings. This sacred burial ground served as the final resting place for the pharaohs during the illustrious New Kingdom period.

Next, we will explore the enchanting Temple of Hatshepsut, a remarkable architectural masterpiece that boasts a distinct style and unparalleled uniqueness.

Before heading back to the ship for a delectable lunch, we will make a brief stop at the majestic Colossi of Memnon. These towering statues depict none other than King Amenhotep III himself.

In the afternoon, prepare to be amazed as we delve into history at two iconic temples: Luxor and Karnak. These grand structures are dedicated respectively to Amun, one of Egypt's most revered gods, and stand as the largest among all ancient temples still in existence.

To add some entertainment to your evening, indulge in a captivating Belly Dance performance before savoring a delightful dinner. This unforgettable experience awaits you on your breathtaking Nile Cruise adventure.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Check-out takes place after breakfast. We will take you to the train station or airport.

Meal: Breakfast
Prices
May - September (4 Days / 3 Nights)
Per Person in Triple Cabin
$US$ 605
Per Person in Double Cabin
$US$ 635
Per Single Cabin
$US$ 949
May - September (5 Days / 4 Nights)
Per Person in Triple Cabin
$795
Per Person in Double Cabin
$825
Per Single Cabin
$1239
October - April (4 Days / 3 Nights)
Per Person in Triple Cabin
$919
Per Person in Double Cabin
$949
Per Single Cabin
$1495
October - April (5 Days / 4 Nights)
Per Person in Triple Cabin
$1209
Per Person in Double Cabin
$1249
Per Single Cabin
$1965

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  • The team ensured that our Egypt Trip Package was unforgettable, enjoyable, secure, and exceptionally well-organized. I wholeheartedly endorse this operator. It was an amazing opportunity to float above the Nile River. We had a profound cultural immersion and participated in well-planned Egypt Trips including Cairo, Nile Cruise, Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan. The hotel provided a wonderful setting with personalized exceptional service. Thanks for a nice agency Egypt trip package that deserves 5 gold stars
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