Steigenberger Royale, Egypt


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

The Steigenberger Royale is a cruise boat on the River Nile, taking guests through stunning landscapes as they cruise from Luxor to Aswan, passing by some of Egypt’s iconic monuments like Karnak Temple and Philae Temple. The Steigenberger Royale features 50 double cabins, 2 spacious suites, and a range of facilities. Cabin amenities include individually controlled air conditioning, satellite TV, panoramic sliding windows, mini-bar services, and wifi. Facilities aboard the Steigenberger Royale include a restaurant, lounge and bar, gift shop, a 2-level sun deck, a swimming pool, a bar, a Jacuzzi, a library, gym, spa, beauty salon, and more.

The Steigenberger Royale offers a 15-day voyage from Aswan to Cairo through historically significant sites and temples. The cruise starts in Aswan, in the remarkable High Dam, and explores the Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. Then, the boat travels south to Abu Simbel, home to the Sobek temple, before beholding the Horus Temple located in Edfu. After a day exploring Luxor’s West Bank and Karnak Temples, the ship departs for Qena to visit Denderah temple. Set sail for Naga Hamadi and Tel El-Amarna before stopping in El-Minya and journeying back centuries with a visit to Beni Hassan Tombs. Near the end of the trip, guests will visit the Pyramids and the Sphinx before overnighting in Cairo and visiting the Egyptian Museum and Citadel.

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

Required Extras: Land Excursions (250-350 USD).

Optional Extras: Airport Transfer (30 USD), Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, 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.

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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

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Boat Specifications

  • Year built 1992
  • Year renovated 2017
  • Length 72 meters
  • Deck area 936 sq. meters
  • Beam 13.8 meters
  • Top speed 16 kilometers/hour
  • Cruising speed 14 kilometers/hour
  • Engines 3 Engines power 380 HP CAT
  • Max guests 104
  • Number of cabins 52
  • Number of bathrooms 58
  • 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