Cruise in comfort and style on board the elegant and sophisticated MS Minerva. The MS Minerva offers spacious cabins, delicious cuisine and a variety of entrainment and recreation on board. The middle and upper deck cabins have large panoramic sliding windows with a Nile view.
The large and elegantly furnished restaurant offers a mix of international and Egyptian cuisine whilst the opulent lounge and bar offer the prefect area for relaxation. Sit back and relax on the sun deck or lounge by the large freshwater swimming pool whilst admiring the unfolding scenery before your eyes. Visit the gift shop or indulge yourself in the beauty salon (open on request twice weekly in Luxor and Aswan).
MS Minerva departures are on a Wednesday.
- Large sun deck with swimming pool
- Fitness equipment & massage service
- Gift shop
- Beauty salon
- Main restaurant
- Lounge bar
- Sun deck bar
- Internet service (chargeable)
The main restaurant accommodates all passengers in one sitting and offers a mix of local and international buffet style cuisine created by a selected team of highly skilled chefs. Tea time in the afternoon features a large assortment of delicious cakes and snacks on the sun deck.
Lightweight and informal summer clothes are the norm during the day and in the evening smart/casual.
The spacious and well-appointed cabins on the Middle and Upper Decks with Juliet balconies are located over 3 levels;
73 Double cabins
2 Single cabins
Rooms are equipped with:
- Bathroom with shower and hairdryer
- Satellite TV (when docked)
- Music system
Ms Minerva Excursions - 12 Included
- Luxor & Karnak Temples
- Valley of the Kings
- Temple of Hatshepsut
- Colossi of Memnon
- Luxor Museum
- Temple of Edfu
- Aswan High Dam
- Unfinished Obelisk
- Temple of Philae
- Felucca trip
- Kom Ombo
- Optional trip to Abu Simbel
- Optional trips to the sound and light shows at the Karnak and Philae Temples
- Optional Hot Air Balloon Flight over Luxor
Typical River Nile Cruise Excursions
Please note sailing times and itineraries maybe subject to change, for operational reasons. The boats may not be suitable for the less mobile. On each cruise English speaking local guides will join you for the visits to the historical sites but they may not travel on the cruise boat with you.
Tipping is expected in Egypt. Expect to budget about £4 per person per day for tips. For your convenience this may be collected at the beginning of the cruise.