Iberotel Crown Empress Cruise offers elegant cabins and suites with panoramic views of the Nile, in the route between the historical cities of Aswan and Luxor. It features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and a gym. Iberotel features modern accommodation fitted with dark, wood furnishings and velvet linens on the beds. Each has a satellite TV and a minibar. The suite includes a living room with a balcony. Iberotel’s main restaurant gives the guest the opportunity to try out fine gourmet dining and freshly prepared renditions from international cuisine. Cocktails can be enjoyed at the pool bar, while enjoying the view from the sun deck. For a vigorous workout, guests can use the gym which is equipped with cardiovascular equipment. To ease away aches and pains, the staff can arrange massage treatments complimented by the sauna and steam bath.
Iberotel Crown Empress has received ‘Cristal Certificate’ for achieving the accepted requirements for the ‘Cristal Hygiene Risk Management System’ demonstrating conformance with the internationally and additionally, locally recognised food and water safety standards.
Iberotel Crown Empress is available including flights, with prices starting from just £2219pp. Click here for more details on our cruise & stay packages.
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Iberotel Crown Empress Nile Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 – Embark your cruise ship, unpack your bags & get comfortable then enjoy a welcome meeting and 5-star dinner with overnight stay on board in Luxor.
Day 2 – Luxor (Nile Cruise). Visit of the East Bank, Karnak and Luxor Temples opportunity. Lunch on the cruise. Noon time sailing to Edfu. Dinner and overnight on board in Edfu.
Day 3 – Nile Cruise sailing around 9am to Kom Ombo and visit Sobek Temple opportunity. After visit sailing to Aswan with arrival around 21hrs, dinner and overnight on board in Aswan.
Day 4 – Morning in Aswan with opportunity to visit the High Dam, Philea Temple and Felucca trip on the Nile. Afternoon at leisure with chance to explore Aswan, try the excursion to the Nubian village or have a ride on a camel along the Nile arranged by the guide on the spot. Overnight on board in Aswan.
Day 5 – Early morning (optional) visit to the famous temple of Abu Simbel in the south of Aswan or you can just spend a relaxed morning on the sun deck. Afternoon sailing (around 14 hrs) back north to Edfu and arrival (around 21hrs) overnight on board in Edfu.
Day 6 – In the morning sailing to Esna, around (10hrs) with chance to visit Temple of Khnum. Then time to relax and enjoy the cruise sailing downstream to Luxor, (arrival 1430hrs). Afternoon possibility to join the tour to the heart of the city of Luxor. Overnight on board in Luxor.
Day 7 – Morning opportunity to explore West Bank including Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Evening visit to the sound and light show at Karnak Temple (optional), then stay overnight on board in Luxor.
Day 8 – Breakfast on the cruise then transfer to your home bound flight or possible extension at beach hotel in Hurghada or Marsa Alam.
This is a sample itinerary and may differ slightly from real experience depending on weather, time of year or unforeseen circumstances.
During your cruise you can choose to join the professional Egyptologist guided excursions, relax on the boat or disembark & spend your time exploring Egypt your own way!
Iberotel Crown Empress offers aboard a wide range of culinary varieties to satisfy all tastes. Also served is Italian and local dishes, with live BBQ in addition to rich assortment of desserts, snacks and drinks.