Steigenberger Minerva, Regency & Royale

Are Steigenberger Nile Cruises the most luxurious ship on the glorious River Nile today? Check out the Steigenberger Minerva, Steigenberger Regency & Steigenberger Royale and see for yourself. In the comfortable suites and cabins you can relax and soak up the unique views of the stunning, unfolding panorama from your comfortable Juliet Balcony. Discover the former glory of the Pharaohs on excursions to Karnak and Luxor, for example.

STEIGENBERGER NILE CRUISES: Some of the most luxurious ships on the River Nile. At Egypt Escapes we also feature the Steigenberger Legacy, Steigenberger Regency & Steigenberger Royale. Sailings commence from Luxor every Thursday & Saturday respectively for 4 & 7-night itineraries down to Aswan (4) and then back to Luxor (7). Ask our experts for more details and a bespoke quote.

On board, the expansive sun deck with pool is perfect for sun-bathing, while you can complete your usual workout in the ship’s own gym. Take a culinary trip to the Middle East in the ship’s restaurant and savour the chef’s numerous Arabic and international specialities. The crew of the Steigenberger Nile Cruises will make your luxury cruise on the Nile an unforgettable vacation experience. The cabins have large panoramic sliding windows with a stunning Nile view, allowing you to admire the unfolding scenery before your eyes.

MS Steigenberger Minerva sets sail every Thursday while Steigenberger Regency & Royale sail on Saturdays. They are without doubt one of the finest options on the River Nile today. Packages are available with Egypt Escapes from just £999pp including flights. There are options to extend your stay & enjoy an extra 7-nights in all-inclusive luxury on the Red Sea Riviera with 14-nights available from just £1199pp.

Cruise in comfort and style on board the elegant and sophisticated five-star ships. The Steigenbergers offer spacious cabins, delicious cuisine and a variety of entertainment and recreation on board. The middle and upper deck cabins have large panoramic sliding windows with a Nile view. Enjoy the opulent lounge and bar which offer the perfect 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.

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Steigenberger Nile Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 – Embark Steigenberger Nile Cruises. 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!

Full Sightseeing Package Includes: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings (Tutankhamen), Hatshepsut Temple, Collossi of Memnon, KomOmbo Temple, Khnum Temple in Esna, Philae Temple in Aswan, High Dam of Aswan. English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) at all tours. All ground transportation by modern A/C vehicles.


Luxury in its purest form awaits you on the Steigenberger Minerva, Regency & Royale on your Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Well-appointed cabins with large, panoramic sliding windows. Packages available from just £999pp including flights.

You'll Love
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Modern Accomodation
  • Sauna & Steam Bath
  • Nile View Suites with Juliet Balcony



Steigenberger Minerva Outside Cabin

Featuring a large panoramic sliding window, this air-conditioned cabin is decorated with warm colours. It includes a small seating area with a satellite TV and a minibar. The bathroom is fitted with a bath and a hairdryer.


The Steigenberger Minerva offers luxurious cabins with panoramic views of the Nile, in route between the historical cities of Luxor and Aswan. It features a swimming pool with a sun-lounger terrace, opulent lounge and bar. 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.

Dining & Bars

The elegantly decorated restaurant at Steigenberger offers a mix of local and international buffet-style cuisine. Guests can enjoy their cocktails while soaking up the sun by the pool bar. Room service is available 24 hours.

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