Steigenberger Minerva, Egypt


    • Lavish and exquisite cabins.
    • Breathtaking views of Egypt from the Nile river.
    • Visit ancient Egyptian archaeological sites and temples.

The Steigenberger Minerva is a River Cruise boat in Egypt that takes guests along the Nile River in style and comfort. There are 77 cabins, including 73 double cabins and 2 suites, with individually controllable air conditioning, minibar, safe, shower, and hairdryer in the ensuite bathrooms. Many amenities are available aboard the Steigenberger Minerva, including the extensive sun deck, pool, pool bar, and gym.

Amenities aboard the Steigenberger Minerva include a fine dining restaurant featuring Middle Eastern cuisine; lounge and bar; souvenir shop; conference area; substantial sun deck with pool and pool bar; gym with modern fitness equipment; beauty salon offering services such as mani-pedis, haircuts, facials, waxing and more. Additionally, internet access, satellite TV, a music system, and a 24-hour reception area are available to all passengers.

The 7-day journey begins in Luxor, where guests can explore the Karnak and Luxor Temple complexes. Sail to Edfu to visit the Temple of Horus and onward to Kom Ombo, home to the Temple of Sobek. Then we make our way to Aswan, where you can marvel at sights such as the Aswan Dam, the unfinished obelisk, and Philae Temple. Enjoy a relaxing journey back downriver on a felucca while cruising through stunning landscapes.

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

Optional Extras: Airport Transfer (30 USD), Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Wine with Dinner, Land Excursions (250-350 USD), 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.

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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
  • Outdoor Dining
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Free Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Rooms with Balcony
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Leisure Deck
  • Bar
  • Budget Friendly Cruise
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Free Wine w/Dinner
  • Vegan Options
  • Fine Wines Selection
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Welcome Cocktails
  • Al Fresco Dining

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 2010
  • Year renovated 2016
  • Length 72 meters
  • Beam 14.8 meters
  • Top speed 16 kilometers/hour
  • Cruising speed 14 kilometers/hour
  • Engines 4X479 HP CAT
  • Max guests 152
  • Number of cabins 75
  • Number of bathrooms 81
  • Tenders 2
  • Fuel capacity 60000 liters
  • Freshwater maker Continuously running fresh water at a pressure of 4 bar

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
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Crew trained in first aid