With its dazzling decor, old world glamor, and route that crosses one of the oldest and historically richest regions in the world, the SS Sphinx offers you a truly luxurious experience along the Nile. Launched by award-winning Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, the new cruise liner will take passengers on a 12-day journey along the ancient river, its heritage sites and must-see destinations. Interested? Let us introduce you to the SS Sphinx and its luxury itinerary on the Nile.
Board the SS Nile and you will be transported back to the time of the Egyptian queens and pharaohs. And although times have changed, the luxury features aboard the SS Sphinx have not changed. Equipped with local fabrics, artwork and hand-carved furniture, the ship is designed with a blend of traditional and modern Egyptian decor in mind. With the use of deep colors, mesmerizing patterns, and ornate wood and marble finishes, the ship is truly a part of the luxury cruise journey.
Seating 84 passengers, the SS Sphinx contains 42 glorious bright rooms. All equipped with French balconies, Egyptian cotton linens and en suite marble bathrooms, the rooms vary in size and feature depending on the suite you have chosen. Guests can choose between Luxury Suite, Royal Suite, Grand Suite, French Balcony and Luxury French Balcony accommodation options, each of the rooms providing a luxurious space to rest and recuperate from the day’s Nile adventures.
While enjoying the natural beauty of the Nile, the luxury cruise ship disembarks excursions and tours to a number of must-see destinations. Accompanied by an experienced Egyptologist, guests will have the opportunity to visit 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites, with excursions to the Pyramids of Giza, the inspiring Temple of Karnak, the Temple of Luxor and the Temple of Hatshepsut , and a trip to the mystical Valley of the Kings. Not to mention the unique opportunity to board a traditional Nile sailboat and balloon through the desert.
When you’re not exploring the local sights and attractions, you’re free to relax on the ship’s beautiful sun deck, take a dip in the pool, work out in the gym, or treat yourself to a massage at the day spa. on board.
If you are wondering about food, we can allay your concerns knowing that there are two restaurants on board, both offering panoramic views of the rolling landscape from the upper and lower decks. The cruise price includes a total of 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 8 dinners, with meals prepared with fresh ingredients that reflect the local cuisine of the region. Accompanied by local wines, beers, teas and coffees, you won’t be hungry or thirsty on board.
Prices for the SS Sphinx’s Splendours of Egypt and the Nile Cruise start at A $ 8,999 for a French Balcony Suite and rise to A $ 13,499 for the ultra-luxurious Royal Suite.
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