The Imperial Nile Cruise offers a way to see and visit some of the many splendid sights along the Nile whilst enjoying all the comfort and luxuries of a hotel. One of the 5-star deluxe ships that cruise the Nile it boasts a total of 5 decks decorated in the finest quality furnishings featuring 50 cabins and suites as well as a number of leisure activities/facilities to help ensure you enjoy the cruise. Depending on how you wish to spend your time between destinations you will have several options, one is to spend time on the upper deck of the ship where there is a spacious sun deck featuring a swimming pool, deck chairs, loungers and pool bar. Another way to spend your time on the ship could be to head down to the large and elegant lounge/bar either for some quiet time, to enjoy the wide variety of drinks on offer and in the evenings there is all sorts of entertainment including traditional shows, dance and music. The 24-hour reception service on board can help ensure that you have everything you need during the cruise and there are a number of useful services to help keep you comfortable including an international telephone/fax service so you can keep in touch with people back home, along with a gift shop so you can pick up a souvenir and even a beauty salon (open twice a week) to help you look your best. The Imperial can also be the perfect place to host those special events too with event space able to be arranged on request, which can also cater for business guests as well with special meeting/conference space.
The 50 cabins/rooms on the Imperial are spread out over 4 of the 5 decks on the ship and include a choice of 44 double rooms (20.5m2), 2 single rooms and the 4 even more luxurious suites (41m2) that feature an extra separate living/seating space, on the main deck.
You can expect all of the rooms and suites on board to feature all the amenities you would get in a hotel, including: individual air conditioning - TV with satellite channels - safe deposit box - mini-fridge/bar - in-house video channels - music system - private bathroom with WC and bath/shower - hairdryer.
#Eating and Drinking
The Imperial also features a full restaurant that gives guests a spacious and elegant place to enjoy meals throughout the day with the chefs preparing various dishes both regional and international for you to try. Whenever you need refreshments or a drink however then you have the option of enjoying one in the comfort of the large lounge or you can head up by the pool for a cool drink from the pool bar under the sun.
Day 1: Check in & overnight on board
Day 2: Visit Karnak & Luxor Temples, Sail to Edfu via Esna, Overnight in Esna
Day 3: Early sail to Edfu & visit Horus Temple. Sail to Kom Ombo & Overnight in Komombo
Day 4: Sail to Aswan. Visit the high Dam, unfinished Obelisque & Philae Temple.
Overnight in Aswan
Day 5: A.M. Optional visit to Abu Simbel, P.M. Visit the botanical Garden by Felucca and Overnight in Aswan
Day 6: Early sail to Kom Ombo, Visit Sobek Temple. Sail to Edfu. Sail to Luxor via Esna
Day 7: A.M. Visit the West Bank P.M. Free time on board. Overnight in Luxor
Day 8: Check Out.
**To make sure that the excursions mentioned are included in your holiday, please book the room type stating that excursions are included**