Lake Nasser Cruise

Lake Nasser is the world’s largest artificial lake and is surrounded by remote desert which covers the land of Nubia. A cruise on Lake Nasser gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy the world’s largest artificial lake, serene desert vistas and unique vantage point from which to explore the remote historical sites. Egypt Escapes have Lake Nasser Cruise packages available from just £999pp including flights.

  • Temple Of Kalabsha & Temple Of Beit El Wali
  • Wadi El Seboua Temple entered through an avenue of Sphinxes
  • Temple Of Amada, the oldest monument on Lake Nasser
  • Abu Simbel with the great temple of Ramses 11
Overview

We have a choice of Lake Nasser cruise ships available with packages from just £999pp including flights. We have options to extend your stay in Aswan or Abu Simbel & we can tailor your stay to include other Egypt highlights too. Get in touch with our ‘Egypt Experts’ for a bespoke quote.

MS Eugenie

The M.S Eugenie is designed in the style of an elegant turn-of-the-century Nile steamship. The M.S Eugenie was the first ship to sail on Lake Nasser and offers travellers the opportunity to discover the archaeological treasures which surround this vast lake. This ship features warm wooden panelling throughout and plush red and green antique furnishing. Discover Lake Nasser and the treasures of the River Nile on this fantastic voyage.

MS Nubian Sea

The M/S Nubian Sea is a 5 Star Nile Cruise Ship that was launched in 1995. Once on board the Luxurious MS Nubian Sea you will Embark on an unforgettable journey & enjoy splendid days of Luxury Cruising. The Crew and the management of MS Nubian Sea assure comfortable and enjoyable cruise on nasser’s Lake.

MS Omar El Khayam

Discover the holy sites of Upper Egypt in elegance and luxury on the Omar El Khayam. The 5-star deluxe ship is one of Lake Nasser’s pearls. Unforgettable feel-good experiences of a very special kind await you in the ship’s own Cleopatra Spa.

LAKE NASSER CRUISE ITINERARIES
3 NIGHTS ABU SIMBEL – ASWAN – FRIDAY
DAY 1: ABU SIMBEL
Transfer to your 5* boat for embarkation before lunch, visit the great temples of Abu Simbel, dinner and overnight on board.
DAY 2: KASR IBRIM – AMADA – WADI EL SEBOU
Morning sailing to Kasr Ibrim for a visit from the lake to see this Nubian monument, which is situated on the original site, surrounded by water. Lunch on board while sailing to Amada. At Amada visit the oldest monument on Lake Nasser the temple of Amada. Sail to Wadi el Sebou with Sound & Light show. Overnight at Wadi el Sebou.
DAY 3: WADI EL SEBOU – ASWAN
Breakfast on board and morning visit to Wadi el Sebou temple entered through an avenue of sphinxes, the temple of Dakka dedicated to the god of Wisdom, Thoth of Pnubs and the ruins of the temple of Maharakka. Sail to Aswan, dinner on board with Nubian show evening entertainment. Overnight at Aswan.
DAY 4: ASWAN
Breakfast on board and morning visit to the Temple of Kalabsha – dedicated to the Nubian God Mandulis and the Temple of Beit el Wali – House of the Holy Man – which was carved from rocks during the reign of Ramses ll and Beit el Wali. Check out and transfer to Aswan airport.
4 NIGHTS ASWAN – ABU SIMBEL – MONDAY
DAY 1: ASWAN
Transfer to the cruiser for before lunch. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner on board with Nubian Show evening entertainment.Overnight at Aswan.
DAY 2: ASWAN – WADI EL SEBOU
BreakFast on board and morning visit to the Temple of Kalabsha – dedicated to the Nubian God Mandulis and the Temple of Beit el Wali – House of the Holy Man – which was carved from rocks during the reign of Ramses ll. After lunch sail to Wadi el Seboua. Dinner and overnight on board.
DAY 3: WADI EL SEBOU – AMADA
Morning visit to Wadi el Sebou temple entered through an avenue of sphinxes, the temple of Dakka dedicated to the god of Wisdom, Thoth of Pnubs and the ruins of the temple of Maharakka. Lunch on board. Sail to Amada to visit the oldest monument on Lake Nasser the temple of Amada. Also visit the Derr Rock Temple built by Ramses ll dedicated to the rising sun and finally visit the tomb of Pennut. Dinner and overnight on board.
DAY 4: AMADA – KASR IBRIM – ABU SIMBEL
Morning sailing to Kasr Ibrim for a visit from the lake to see this Nubian monument, which is situated on the original site, surrounded by water. Sail onto Abu Simbel where the great temple of Ramses 11 appears to be rising from the depths of lake. Carved into the mountain and dedicated to Ra-Harakhty, Amun, Ptah. Also visit the temple of Nefetari, the beloved wife of Ramses ll.
DAY 5: ABU SIMBEL
Breakfast, check out and transfer to Abu Simbel airport.
Please note: the order or content of your itinerary may be amended due to lock closures, low water levels or any other unforeseeable circumstances. Occasionally, due to operational difficulties a change of vessel can occur. However, the sightseeing itinerary will remain the same.

Dining & Bars

MS Eugenie

A totally relaxing environment awaits you in the main restaurant for a buffet breakfast, lunch, and A La Carte evening menu.The large restaurant for the guests is situated on the below main deck. Meals include international as well as local cuisine on certain evenings.Lighter snacks are available throughout the day from the lobby bar area and a pool bar service is also available.

A relaxing ambience in this lovely Lounge and Bar on the MS Eugenie with a soft and subtle surroundings and furnishings. Serving beverages of all kings with light lunches and snacks available.

MS Nubian Sea

One sitting restaurant (in the main deck). Spacious lounge and bar with discotheque.

MS Omar El Khayam

During your stay on board the team of chefs in the main restaurant, Abu Nawas, will tempt your palate with delicacies from Egypt and specialties of international cuisine. You can round off an eventful day in style in one of the two lounge bars. For an unalloyed feel-good experience you can also try the whirlpool and the pool bar, where the barkeeper will serve you refreshing drinks.

Cabins

MS Nubian Sea Cabin

69 cabins including 4 suites with air-conditioning, shower en-suite facilities, internal telephone and radio.

MS Eugenie Cabin

Each cabin has an en suite bathroom with shower, washbasin, w.c. and hairdryer.

MS Omar El Khayam Cabin

All cabins at Steigenberger Omar feature a balcony overlooking the Nile. Each room includes a satellite TV, a spacious wardrobe and a minibar. The suite has a spacious seating area with sofa and a marble bathroom.

Facillities

MS Eugenie

A Lake Nasser Cruise would not be the delight that it is without its famous on board entertainment programme for the clients as it adds to your wonderful Egyptian holiday experience. The MS Eugenie Lake Nasser Cruise is no exception, providing a fun filled activity programme of events in the lounge and bar every evening. Ranging from a local Belly Dancer, to Nubian Folklore music and dancers, disco, and the very popular Galabaya Party, where you get the chance to dress up in traditional Egyptian costumes and have an evening of games, music, and fun!

MS Nubian Sea

The pool and sundeck area is well appointed being situated towards the front of the cruise.

MS Omar El Khayam

If you appreciate a stimulating conversation with your fellow passengers, you can agree to meet up for a game in the inviting billiard room. Enjoy the unique views over the panorama of Upper Egypt from the sun deck, where you can also cool down in the pool.

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