Iberotel Helio Cruise Ship, Egypt


    • Swimming pool on board
    • Massage service available

The Iberotel Helio is a Nile River cruise ship that boasts 50 double cabins, each air-conditioned and featuring large panoramic windows. Guests can enjoy satellite TV, private bathrooms with showers and hairdryers, in-cabin safety boxes, and minibars. There is a 24-hour reception and laundry service. The two-level sun deck has a swimming pool, a pool bar, and fitness equipment. Additional amenities include massage services, a gift shop, limited free Wi-Fi, a beauty salon available upon request, and a doctor on board for any medical needs. Guests can savor meals at the main restaurant, unwind at the lounge bar, or enjoy drinks and snacks at the sun deck bar. The Helio travels between Aswan and Luxor.

Aswan offers mesmerizing landscapes such as the Abu Simbel and Philae temples, serene boat rides to Elephantine Island, and picturesque views of tranquil waters amid desert and granite rocks. Kom Ombo, with its Temple of Kom Ombo, translates to 'the hill of gold.’ Edfu is known for the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus and the ancient remains of Tell Edfu, which showcases over 2000 years of architectural history. Esna is home to the Temple of Khnum and other Pharaonic treasures. Luxor offers a glimpse into Egypt's history with the Karnak and Luxor temples, the Valley of the Kings, and the Valley of the Queens.

Book your Nile River Cruise aboard the Iberotel Helio today.

Choose your departure date adventure cruise | no scuba diving


Included: VAT, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.

Optional Extras: Airport Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Wine with Dinner, Laundry / Pressing Services, Massage.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

* Extra fees are shown per person.

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Boat features

  • Laundry Service
  • Massage
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Warm Water Showers
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Free Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Bar
  • BBQ Area

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Fine Wines Selection
  • Wine Available
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Welcome Cocktails

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.

Languages Spoken

The crew speaks English.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 1983
  • Year renovated 2024
  • Length 72.5 m
  • Beam 11.6 m
  • Number of cabins 50
  • Number of bathrooms 50
  • Fuel capacity 50 tons

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares