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MS Regent Nile Cruise

Dimensions:  72 m length.  14.90 m  width.  1.64 m  draft
Upgrade yourself and travel Five-star with the luxury Travcotels Regent. Designed and crewed to meet your every need, a river Nile cruise aboard the Regent  is one of the most relaxing and enjoyable ways to experience the majesty, beauty and history of the ancient and exotic land of Egypt. The ship features a round-the-clock reception service as well as internet facilities, international telephone and fax (against charge) with a meeting space available if it is fully chartered.

The Regent has large double and single cabins, each with panoramic windows and magnificent views of the stately Nile.  Stylishly decorated with modern furnishings and a cosy, intimate, atmosphere, they feature plenty of seating room and closet space for your own private retreat.  Dining aboard the Regent is an experience to savour with delicious aromas and tastes to tempt you.  Cruising is all about the journey as well as the destination.  Aboard the Regent your voyage will be as pleasurable as we can possibly make it.

Accommodation
Accommodation is on full-board basis with a daily tea time service that includes delicious cakes and snacks. 

Regent has 80 generously proportioned and well appointed cabins each offering 19 m² of space:

  • 76 Double cabins
  • 4 Single cabins
  • The upper deck (2) comprises of 18 double cabins while the upper deck (1) immediately below has 30 double and 2 single cabins.  The main deck features 20 cabins and the lower Nile deck houses 8 double and 2 single cabins.
  • Cabins have large panoramic windows overlooking the Nile.  Every cabin is fully air conditioned (individually controlled) and a full laundry service is also available on request. 

All cabins are equipped with:

  • Private  bathroom with W/C, shower and hair dryer
  • Marine Satellite TV (while docked) and music system.
  • In-cabin safe for storing valuables
  • Mini bar/fridge

Dining & Leisure Facilities
Onboard the Regent, it’s the finer details that are of the ultimate importance.  Expect superior cuisine and a spacious fine dining experience in the Regent’s main restaurant with a tempting selection of regional and international dishes for breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner.  The spacious dining room can accommodate all guests in one sitting and the equally spacious and luxurious  lounge features comfortable seating and a full bar.  You could also try the pool bar, sipping refreshing drinks while admiring the view from the Sun deck.

The swimming pool and pool bar are located on the large Sun deck where you can sink into a sun lounger, enjoy the massage service or just admire the scenery as it glides past.  A gift shop on board will supply souvenirs or you can visit the ship’s own library for reading matter to exercise the mind while your body simply relaxes.  Indulge yourself in the beauty salon (open twice a week on request in Luxor and Aswan) and  keep in touch through an international telephone and fax service.  In the evenings, enjoy regular music and Egyptian folkloric performances held nightly in the lounge.

Itineraries
The Regent cruises between Luxor and Aswan.
The 7 night/8 day cruise programme consists of:
Day 1.  Check in and overnight on board the Regent.
Day 2.  Visit the Temples of Karnak and Luxor.  Sail to Edfu via Esna and overnight on board.
Day 3.  Sail on to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus  Sail on to Kom Ombo and overnight there.
Day 4.  Sail on to Aswan and visit the High Dam, unfinished Obelisque and Philae Temple.  Overnight on board in Aswan.
Day 5.  Optional visit to the Temples of Abu Simbel (charged extra) in the morning.  Afternoon trip to the Botanical Gardens in Felucca.  Overnight on board in Aswan.
Day 6.  Early sail to Kom Ombo and visit Sobek temple.  Sail on to Edfu and then on to Luxor via Esna Overnight in Luxor.
Day 7.  Visit the West Bank of Luxor and the ancient monuments of Thebes.  In the afternoon, your time is yours to spend at leisure before overnighting on board at Luxor.
Day 8.  Check out.

Last Updated (Thursday, 27 January 2011 14:28)

 

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