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M/S KASR IBRIM Lake Nasser

The Ship

The M.S. Kasr Ibrim was named after the ancient citadel on Lake Nasser, the only Nubian monument that still exists in its original location.The Kasr Ibrim citadel, standing on a high bluff overlooking the river valley, was adapted to suit the needs of its diverse occupants throughout the ages. Likewise, the M.S. Kasr Ibrim provides an epic setting for international travelers, while commemorating the citadel as an enduring link with Egypt's distant past.

Relax in the ship's spacious lounge areas, its restaurant or bars. On deck you will find a shaded area, a mosaic-lined swimming pool and deckchairs to make the most of idle luxury. Kasr Ibrim's facilities also include a sauna, steam bath, exercise equipment, state-of-the-art water filtration systems, and is fully air-conditioned.

Service is thoughtful and friendly; the cuisine is superb. Each day we anchor beside one of Lake Nasser's historic sites, where a launch will take you ashore to explore.
Kasr Ibrim cruise is  designed in the style of an elegant turn-of-the-century Nile steamship.  Kasr Ibrim offers the travelers the opportunity to discover the  archaeological treasures which surround this huge lake. This ship  features warm wooden panelling throughout and plush red and green  antique furnishing. Discover Lake Nasser and the treasures of the River  Nile on this fantastic lifetime trip of discovery. Discover the  mysteries of Upper Egypt on the M.S. Eugenie to explore the enchanted  Nubian treasures of Lake Nasser. Do not hesitate get booked with us.

Cabin Features

  • 55 Double, Twin and Single cabins :
  • Panoramic Window View over the Nile
  • Individually controlled air condition
  • Private bathroom with bathtub & hairdryer
  • Private sitting area
  • Safe deposit box
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Colour TV with satellite and video channels
  • Music channels
  • Mini bar

Room service
M.S. Kasr Ibrim was launched in September 1997. The ship is  79 meters  long, with just 55 cabins for maximal comfort, and 10  luxurious suites.  The interior décor reflects the Art Deco style of the  1920's.

The ship fifty-five spacious cabins  measure 22.75  m2, each with an ensuite bathroom (bath, shower,  washbasin, w.c.  and hairdryer). There are seven 29 m2 junior suites; two  59 m2 Royal  suites and one 140 m2 Imperial suite (all ten suites have  bathrooms  with jacuzzi, shower, washbasin, w.c. and hairdryer).

The Executive Deck has 12 twin-bedded  cabins,  each with a private balcony (total space 22.75 m2). The  Executive  Deck cabins (400 numbers) are available at an additional  surcharge  per cabin and per night.

The Upper Deck has 18 twin-bedded cabins each with a  private balcony  (total space 22.75 m2). A guaranteed allocation to one of  the Upper  Deck cabins (300 numbers) is available at an additional  surcharge  per cabin and per night.
The Main Deck has 18 twin-bedded cabins each with a  private balcony  (total space 22.75 m).
The Lower Deck has 7 twin bedded cabins without balconies  (22.75  m); these can also be used for triple occupancy.

Suites  aboard the M.S. Kasr Ibrim:
The sumptuous "Imperial Suite Kasr Ibrim" measures 140 m2  including a large terrace, a large bed (1.80 m); an ensuite  bathroom  with jacuzzi, shower, w.c., bidet, two washbasins and a  hairdryer.  The suite contains large dining and sitting areas, and is  located  at the very front of the Executive Deck.

The Royal Suites "Abou Simbel" and "Wadi el Seboua"  (located at the front of the Upper Deck) measure 58 m2 and  include  a large terrace, a large bed (1.60 m), a comfortable sitting area  and ensuite bathroom with jacuzzi, shower, w.c., washbasin  and a hairdryer.
The Junior Suites "Ramses" and "Nefertari" are  located at the front of the Main Deck and measure 29m2,  comprising  a sitting area, a large bed (1.60 m), and a terrace. The  suites' bathrooms  offer a jacuzzi, shower, washbasin, w.c. and hairdryer.

Junior Suites "Amada" and "Dakka" are twin bedded  and include a balcony (measuring 29m2 in total). The suites  have ensuite  facilities (jacuzzi, shower, washbasin, w.c., hairdryer) and are located  at the Executive Deck; Suite Amada on the port side
and Suite Dakka on the starboard side.

Junior Suites "Derr" and "Kalabsha" include a  large bed (1.60 m) and a balcony (measuring 29m2 in total).  The suites  have ensuite facilities (jacuzzi, shower, washbasin, w.c.,  haidryer),  and are located at the Executive Deck (Suite Derr on the  port side  and Suite Kalabsha on the starboard side).

Junior Suite "Penout" is located on the Main Deck, starboard side, is twin bedded and has a private balcony. This suite  contains  a sitting area and ensuite facilities (jacuzzi, shower,  washbasin,  w.c., hairdryer).

Cruise Facilities
Fully air-conditioned.
Mosaic-lined swimming pool
Steam bath dressed in old marble
Exercise equipment
Water filtration system.
Cruise Embarkation
Lake Nasser cruise embarkation could be  anytime before lunch time either in in Aswan or Abu Simbel, as your  lake Nasser cruise vacation holiday start with lunch, however early  embarkation can be arranged together to match your scheduled flight  just let us know beforehand
Food & Beverages
All meals included in the cruise package price  buffet style and cater for vegetarian and non vegetarian featuring a  mix of oriental and Western foods aboard your Lake Nasser cruise. Daily afternoon tea aboard your cruise vessel served on sundeck at no extra  charge, however the extra drinks payable to the cruise ship and can be  paid in cash or by credit cards
Entertainment Onboard
Evening entertainment program  scheduled daily for your enjoyment such as Nubian Folkloric show and  music and Belly Dance, Galabeya Party aboard your Nile cruise ship.
Language Preference
Lake Cruise tours and excursions and activities  are available in multiple languages. Egyptologist Guide" means your  guide speaks your language such as English French  German  Italian  Spanish. And other languages available and may increase the price.  Please advise your preferred language at the time of booking to check  availability
Meet and greet service upon arrival &  departure by company representative 
Pick-up and drop-off services from your hotel in  Aswan or Aswan / Abu Simbel airport provided by private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle at no extra charge

Accommodation aboard 5* cruise on full board basis
All shore excursions along the Lake cruise journey
Excursions to the Temples of Abu Simbel
Excursions to the temples of Amada and Derr
Excursions to Tomb of Penout
Excursions to Wadi El Seboua & Temples of Dakka & Meharakka
Excursions to the Kalabsha Temple, Beit El Wali, Kiosk of Kertassi
Entrance fees to all sights between Abu Simbel and Aswan are included
Professional Egyptologist guide for all shore excursions aboard cruise
Service charges and all applicable taxes at present included
Free Policy  
Free bottled water during transfers to / from cruise vessel in  Aswan /Abu Simbel
Free mobile phone during your holiday with 30 min local /5  international call
Extra of personal nature
Tipping kitty to cruise crew

Saturday  Aswan  -  Abusimbel  5 days
Day 1: Arrive Aswan / Embarkation
Meet and assist upon arrival at  Aswan (airport / train terminal ) by Memphis Tours REP and transfer to  board the Kasr Ibrim before Check In Aswan, and Overnight.
Day 2: Kalabsha Temple/ Wadi El  Seboua:
After breakfast aboard the cruise  you will visit Kalabsha Temple, All day at leisure sailing to Wadi El  Seboua.
Day 3: Wadi El Seboua / Amada:
After breakfast aboard the cruise  Visit Wadi El Seboua.
P.M. Sail to Amada & Visit Amada.
Overnight Amada.
Day 4: Amada/ Kasr Ibrim/ Abu  Simbel:
After breakfast aboard the cruise  Sail to Kasr Ibrim and Overview of Kasr Ibrim.
P.M. Sail to Abu Simbel & visit, Optional Sound & Light.
Day 5: Disembarkation
After breakfast aboard the cruise,  check Out in Abu-Simbel and transfer to Abu Simbel Airport to Fly back.
Wednesday  Abusimbel  -  Aswan  4 days
Day 1: Arrive Abu Simbel/  Embarkation:
Meet and assist upon arrival at Abu Simbel (airport) and transfer to board the Kasr Ibrim Lake Nasser  Cruise for check in Abu-Simbel.
Visit the Temple of Abu Simbel, Optional Sound & Light, Overnight  Abu-Simbel.
Day 2: Kasr Ibrim /Amada/ Wadi El  Seboua:
After breakfast aboard the cruise,  AM. Sail to Kasr Ibrim & overview.
Sail to Amada & visit.P.M. Sail to Wadi El Seboua.
Overnight Wadi El Seboua.
Day 3: Wadi El Seboua/ Aswan:
After breakfast aboard the cruise,  visit Wadi El Seboua, Sail to Aswan.P.M. Overnight Aswan.
Day 4: Disembarkation / Kalabsha  Temple:
After breakfast aboard the cruise, check Out,visit Kalabsha Temple.then transfer to Aswan airport /train  terminal to Fly back.

Last Updated (Saturday, 05 March 2011 05:51)


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