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The Ancient Kingdoms Cruise Boat selection is based on over 20 years experience in Egypt. This collection of boats have consistently provided a good level of service and value for money to clients on all budgets from 3 star to VIP clients. Cruise operate between Luxor and Aswan (VV) over a 3 or 4 night programme. Cruises of Lake Nasser are also available.

in 2018 the following Nile Cruise boats will operate:

Superior Deluxe: Sonesta Star / Oberoi Philae / Oberoi Zahara / Dahabiya / Mayfair
Deluxe:  Sonesta St. George / Sonesta Moon Goddess / Nile Goddess
Superior First Class: MS Amwaj / Blue Shadow
First Class: Tu Ya (renovated) / Radamis I and II
Tourist Class: Presidential Nile Cruises


Sonesta Star Goddess (Superior Deluxe)

One of the most luxurious boats on the NIle, offering opulent hospitality, perfect for the discerning traveller.  This newly launched 'all suite' vessel offers a total of 33 suites.  All offer A/C, a private terrace, plasma satellite TV & DVD player, bathtub, minibar and safe deposit box.  The main dining room serves breakfast, buffet lunch and refined a la carte dinners.  There is a bar and a lounge for cocktails and light meals.  The main deck offers an overflow swimming pool and jogging track, plus a jacuzzi, a sauna and a gym room.


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Sonesta Moon Goddess (Deluxe)

The 48 cabins of this luxurious ship all have sliding glass doors opening to private balconies and feature A/C, bathroom with bathtub, safety deposit box, hairdryer, minibar and satellite TV.  The upper deck offers a swimming pool, a bar and jogging track.  The ship also features a casino and a fitness room.  The main dining room is serving breakfasts, lunch buffet and a la carte dinners.  The boat is modern in style and public areas are adorned with elegant marble and gilt.  Each cabin in large and comfortable with a private balcony and roomy bathroom.


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Dahabiya (Superior Deluxe): Om Kholthoum, Agatha Christie & Eva Peron

Offering a fleet of Dahabiy's (all named after ladies famous for their style and presence), with 8 cabins Dahabiya's offer a far more intimate experience that larger Nile cruises.  Cruising under sail offers a chance to really appreciate the rural tranquility of the Nile.  Being smaller they also offer the chance to more beside deserted islands.
On board there is a sun deck complete with a small jacuzzi, some shaded relaxation areas, a bar and buffet area.  Below deck is a lounge, small restaurant and cabins.  Cabins are large by Nile standards with a great ensuite bathroom, flat screen TVs, minibar, safes and air conditioning.


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Oberoi Philae (Superior Deluxe)

With just 22 cabins and suites, the Oberoi Philae is perfect for honeymoon couples, groups of friends or family looking for an intimate luxury Nile cruise.  Bright, spacious cabins have large French windows and are equipped with the latest technologies and offer high speed internet.  On board facilities include a spa with exclusive Oberoi treatments, fully equipped 24-hour gym and beauty salon.  The outdoor swimming pool is temperature controlled.  Meals can be served in the indoor restaurant, lounge or poolside dining area.


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M/S Oberoi Zahara (Superior Deluxe)

The Oberoi Zahara sets new standards in luxury for those cruising the Nile with its intimate on-board atmosphere (maximum 54 passengers), comfort and luxury.
Facilities include a massage spa, swimming pool, gym, library, internet room, lounge and bar areas, a boutique and theatre. 
The 25 cabins and 2 large suites boast timber floors, elegant interiors and large windows offering panoramic Nile views.

 
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Amwaj Livingstone (Deluxe)

The Amwaj Livingstone is a modern and stylish base from which to discover the ancient wonders of Egypt along the Nile.  Split over 4 levels, the ship offers 62 cabins each featuring panoramic windows, A/C, hairdryer, safe and mini bar.  An array of luxurious facilities include Wi-Fi, 24hr front desk service, spa, gym, sauna, turkish bath and massage beds are all available on board.
Located on the upper level, the sun-deck and bar is the perfect spot to enjoy the spectacular views of the Nile and relax by the swimming pool and open air jacuzzi with your favourite drink.  Main deck features the restaurant and lounge areas.


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Sonesta St. George (Deluxe)

The Sonesta St. George I offers luxurious, with 47 Deluxe Cabins, 9 Presidential Suites and one Royal Suite, featuring the highest quality furnishings and upscale amenities.  All cabins feature: Plasma screen TV, Double-glass panoramic French windows, Internet access, Direct-dial telephone, Individual climate control, Electronic door locks, Mini-bar, Safe, Hair dryer, Bathrooms equipped with spa unit; including steam bath, Jacuzzi and water massage.
Features & Services: Main dining room, sun deck bar, two lounges,  piano bar, Nightly entertainment, Sun deck, Oversize pool with shallow water extension and Jacuzzi, Spa & wellness center with gym, massage services, sauna and steam bath, Daily guided sightseeing excursion
s, dry cleaning service.

 
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Nile Goddess (Deluxe)

The Nile Goddess is looking good after recent extensive renovations which included all cabins, suits, restaurant and public spaces.  It now boasts 49 standard cabins and 4 Presidential suites with private terraces and 4 Senator suites with wide panoramic windows.  Cabin
amenities include phone, hairdryer, safety deposit box, mini bar, individual climate control, wireless internet access, plasma TV and full size tubs in the bathroom.
Ship facilities include a grand restaurant, lounge, in-room dining until midnight, elevator, purified water, outdoor BBQ, outdoor pool, spa and fully equipped gym.


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Blue Shadow (Superior First Class)

Starting operations in November 2015, the Blue Shadow has 54 deluxe cabins and 3 suites all of modern design along the line of hotels.  All guest cabins are on the Main or Middle Deck.
Cabins feature A/C, minibar, satellite flat screen TV, panoramic windows & safe box.  Facilities include on board entertainment, restaurant, lounge and pool bars, relaxing sauna and massage area and library.

 
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Tu Ya (First Class)

Built in 2001 and renovated in 2017, the Tu Ya 59 cabins and 4 suites offer panoramic view windows that open to French balconies, 24-hour room service and in suite bathrooms with walk in shower and tub.
The ship features elegant dining facilities, bars, a Business Centre with Wi-Fi connections and a Sun Deck with covered and uncovered seating.  You can take a dip in the plunge pool or sit in the shallow area to cool off.  There is drink service in the lounge and on the sun deck to add to your enjoyment.

 
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Radamis I & Radamis II (First Class)

Radamis II offers 75 cabins including 4 family cabins and 4 deluxe suites - all with individually controlled AC, panoramic windows, bathtub, hairdryer, TV and Wi Fi.  Facilities include library, lounge, bar, well equipped gym, pool, main restaurant and BBQ's in the sun deck.
Radamis I offers 72 cabins on Lounge, Restaurant, main or lower deck with large windows, mini bar, hairdryer, TV, AC and tub in bathroom.  Like the Radamis II family cabins are also available.  2 bars, shops, hairdresser and lounge are on offer, along with the main restaurant, lounge, sundeck with pool and bar/snack service, massage treatments, laundry & drycleaning, 24 hour front desk and a fitness room.


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Movenpik Royal Lily (First Class)
 
This cruiser comprises 56 cabins of approximately 22 sqm and 4 Royal Suites (equipped with a jacuzzi and spacious facilities).  Deluxe cabins have twin beds and are tastefully furnished with an ensuite shower room, individually controlled a/c, TV, minibar, climate control & phones.
The expansive restaurant offers a mix of different cuisines including authentic Egyptian and international 7 vegetarian dishes.  The Salon Deck with panoramic windows offers a relaxing lounge serving afternoon tea and a semi-circular bar.


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Movenpik Royal Lotus (First Class)

The Royal Lotus Nile cruises has 62 guest suites of approximately 22 square metres and 2 magnificent royal suites with individually controlled a/c, panoramic windows, phone, TV, mini bar & hairdryer.  On board facilities include an Internet corner, gift shop, plunge pool & jacuzzi, fully equipped gym, bridge tables, Lotus restaurant, Observation Bar, Crescent Lounge and Bar, Movenpick ice cream kiosk.
The Sun deck has a shade canopy with tables and chairs, pool loungers and a choice of Bedouin style low seating or large comfortable sofas.


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Movenpick - M/S Hamees (First Class)

The Movenpick MS Hamees has a comfortable and contemporary design and is among the largest and best appointed crafts on the Nile.  Enjoy a truly memorable journey from Luxor to Aswan and experience some of Egypt's most scenic and historical sights with top facilities and attentive staff.  Enjoy a variety of onboard facilities including: the swimming pool, reading and play room, sun deck with a recreational area and a selection of outlets.  The boat has 72 cabins with A/C, private bathroom, mini bar, hair dryer, satellite TV, and internet through USB modem.  Standard cabins are located on the lower or main deck; Superior cabins face the Nile on the upper and top decks.


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Movenpick - M/S Prince Abbas (First Class)

The M/S Prince Abbas has the most sophisticated navigational equipment, stabilisers and alley-ways. Access to all cabins and outlets are via external corridors.  The boat offers a selection of 4 Royal Suites, 18 Junior Suites and 43 standard cabins over 3 decks. All cabins have ensuite shower/toilet, individually controlled A.C, double or twin beds, TV, internal phone, minibar and panoramic windows.  The Prince Abbas offers 24 hour reception, souvenir shop, restaurant, Billiard Room, Library, Greenery Room, Lounge/Bar and a large Sun Deck.

 
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Presidential Nile Cruises (Tourist & First Class)

One of the pioneer company's of Nile cruising, Presidential Nile Cruises operate a 7 sister ship fleet, which offers excellent service and old world style accommodation.  All cabins are air-conditioned and have satellite TV, radio, minibar and 24 hour room service.  Other facilities include a piano bar/lounge, sun deck and swimming pool.  The main restaurant serves excellent buffet breakfast, lunch and set dinners.  Due to cruise scheduling, upper deck cabins are occasionally used for First Class.
Nile Admiral, Symphony & Commodore (First Class) have undergone complete refits with new interiors and deck plans.  Cabins feature the latest in design with flat screen TV, air conditioning, minibar.  These boats are rated locally as deluxe.

 


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