Luxury Nile cruise on the Steigenberger Minerva

Luxury in its purest form awaits you on the Steigenberger Minerva, our 5-star cruise ship, on your Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan and back. In the comfortable suites and cabins you can relax and enjoy the unique views of the river panorama to your heart's delight for up to seven days. Discover the former glory of the Pharaohs on excursions to Karnak and Luxor, for example. On board, the expansive sun deck with pool is perfect for sun-bathing, while you can complete your usual workout in the ship's own gym. Take a culinary trip to the Middle East in the ship's restaurant and savour the chef's numerous Arabic and international specialties. The crew of the Steigenberger Minerva will make your luxury cruise on the Nile an unforgettable vacation experience.

Steigenberger Minerva

Your itinerary on the Steigenberger Minerva

Before the cruise

Early trip to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Sobek. Continuing to via Esna to Edfu and Luxor

Day 1:

Check-in at Luxor and overnight accommodation on board.

Day 2:

Sightseeing in Karnak and the Luxor temple complex, followed by journey to Edfu via Esna (overnight stay). 

Day 3:

Sailing excursion to Edfu and visit to the Temple of Horus. Then traveling back to Kom Ombo (overnight stay).  

Day 4:

Journey to Aswan Visit to the dam, sightseeing tour of the unfinished obelisk and of the Temple of Philae.

Day 5:

Optional excursion to Abu Simbel. Visit to the Botanical Garden via felucca. Overnight stay in Luxor.

Day 6:

Journey to Luxor, excursion to the Nile's west bank and overnight stay in Luxor.

Day 7:

Check-out in Luxor


  • 77 cabins, including 73 double cabins and 2 suites
  • 4 decks
  • Restaurant, lounge and bar
  • Souvenir shop
  • Conference area
  • Extensive sun deck
  • Pool with pool bar
  • Fitness gym
  • Beauty salon


  • Individually controllable air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Shower and hairdryer in the bathroom
  • Balcony and sliding doors on the main and upper decks
  • Internet access and satellite TV
  • In-house video channels
  • Music system
  • Phone and fax
Steigenberger Minerva - cabin