MS Steigenberger Legacy

The Steigenberger Legacy is a classy vessel to sail on the River Nile and explore Egypt’s ancient wonders. This 4-deck ship features 76 well-appointed cabins as well as a plush lounge area and bar, outdoor pool and spacious sun deck to enjoy a daily afternoon tea and an afternoon cocktail while the world sails past. Guests can also use on-board fitness facilities and spa services. The Steigenberger Legacy is a floating luxury hotel where guests will be sure to enjoy their time on.

Cruise Highlights:

  • 24-hour room service
  • Evening entertainment
  • All meals included
  • Optional Hot Air Balloon ride

  • Guide Price:

  • £1,059 Per Person
  • Price Based On: 2 adults sharing a Lower Deck Cabin on Full Board, with return flights from London Heathrow, return private taxi transfers, 20kg baggage. See More

  • Duration:

  • 8 Days, 7 Nights

  • Board Basis:

  • Full Board, (optional All-Inclusive at an extra charge)

  • All Inclusive Concept:

  • • A welcome drink upon arrival
    • Breakfast, lunch & dinner at the main restaurant
    • Tea time in the afternoon featuring a vast assortment of delicious cakes & snacks on the sun deck
    • Refreshing juices, mineral water, soft drinks, traditional drinks, a selection of tea & coffee served during served at the sun deck, main restaurant, or lounge bar (soft drinks are served by glass from 8:00 until 24:00, tea & coffee at the main restuarant are served during breakfast time only)
    • Local alcoholic beverages served by glass at the main restaurant, Sun Deck or Lounge Bar (from 10:00 until 24:00)

    Please call for All Inclusive Upgrade price.

  • Star Rating:

  • 5 star

  • Cruise Type:

  • River Cruise

  • # of Cabins:

  • 76 standard cabins, 72 of which are double and 4 singles.

  • Start / Finish:

  • Luxor - Aswan - Luxor

  • Departures:

  • This cruise departs on a weekly basis on a Monday from Luxor.
    (Subject to availability)

  • Optional Extras:

  • - Hot Air Balloon Ride (approx £120pp)
    - Abu Simbel by Road (approx £165pp)
    - Abu Simbel by Air (approx £349pp)

What's Included:

  • Itinerary:
  • Sample 7 Night Nile Cruise ItineraryView Full Itinerary

  • Meals Included:
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 7 Dinners starting with dinner on check in day and ends breakfast check out day

  • Guide:
  • English speaking Egyptologist included

  • Excursions:
  • All excursions are included as per cruise itinerary below. (Except optional extras).

  • Activities:
  • Low key evening entertainment on board on occasional nights

  • Entrance Fees:
  • Enrance Fees included as per cruise itinerary below

  • Assistance:
  • On-board 24 hour assistance available

  • Vehicles:
  • Minivan or coach depending on group size

  • Flights:
  • Return flights from your chosen UK airport with 20kg baggage allowance

  • Transfers:
  • Private transfer to/from airport on arrival and departure

  • ATOL:
  • ATOL Protection


What's Not Included:

  • Tips:
  • Tips for guides and crew

  • VISA Fees:
  • VISA Fees - $25pp

Note: * It may be necessary to amend the itinerary due to prevailing local circumstances. We will endeavour to provide you with as much notice as possible. As so many sites are visited, a Nile Cruise may not be suitable for the very elderly, people with walking difficulties or children. Please note that some excursions may take place very early in the morning. Optional excursions shown may be available to pre-book, and where a tour is capacity controlled and participants are limited it may be advisable to do so. All tours/activities/excursions are operated by local, independent suppliers and your contract will not be with us, but with them, subject to their terms and conditions. When booked locally we are not responsible for the availability, operation, or any risks that may be involved with these tours/activities/excursions.

Full Itinerary

Embarkation In Luxor

Day 1 | Monday

Depart from the UK for your flight to Luxor. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your chosen Nile cruise boat for an evening check-in. Overnight in Luxor.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

West Bank – Esna - Edfu

Day 2 | Tuesday

In the morning, visit the highlights of the West Bank, including the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon, sail via Esna Lock to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Edfu – Kom Ombo - Aswan

Day 3 | Wednesday

In the morning, visit the Edfu Temple dedicated to Horus the mythical son of Isis and Osiris. In the Afternoon sail to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Aswan


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Aswan

Day 4 | Thursday

After breakfast, spend the day exploring the sights of Aswan, with a visit to the High Dam and the Temple of Philae in the morning, and a relaxing trip on a felucca past the Agha Khan Mausoleum and Elephantine Island in the afternoon. Overnight in Aswan.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Aswan - Abu Simbel (Optional)

Day 5 | Friday

Day of leisure with the option to visit the ancient wonder of Abu Simbel.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu

Day 6 | Saturday

Optional morning visit to an authentic Nubian Village. In the Afternoon sailing back past Kom Ombo and arriving to overnight in Edfu.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Luxor – East Bank

Day 7 | Sunday

Afternoon visit the Temples on the East Bank of Luxor, the Ancient City of Thebes known in the modern day as Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple nestled in the middle of the bustling city of modern Luxor.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Luxor (Disembark)

Day 8 | Monday

After breakfast, disembark your cruise boat and transfer to Luxor airport for your return flight to the UK (or transfer to your chosen hotel, if extending your holiday).


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Note: * It may be necessary to amend the itinerary due to prevailing local circumstances. We will endeavour to provide you with as much notice as possible. As so many sites are visited, a Nile Cruise may not be suitable for the very elderly, people with walking difficulties or children. Please note that some excursions may take place very early in the morning. Optional excursions shown may be available to pre-book, and where a tour is capacity controlled and participants are limited it may be advisable to do so. All tours/activities/excursions are operated by local, independent suppliers and your contract will not be with us, but with them, subject to their terms and conditions. When booked locally we are not responsible for the availability, operation, or any risks that may be involved with these tours/activities/excursions.

Cabins

There are 76 cabins on board the Steigenberger Legacy, 72 of which are double and 4 single cabins. All cabins feature air-conditioning, mini-bar, safe, internet access (at a charge), satellite TV, international telephone as well as a shower and hair dryer in the bathroom. Cabins on the main and upper decks feature a balcony or French Balcony.


Dining & Entertainment

This cruise is on an All-Inclusive Board basis offering quality buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner with international and Egyptian fare

Pool Bar

Lounge Bar

Daily tea-time service with snacks and cakes served on the sun deck


Sports & Leisure

Outdoor swimming pool

Gym

Sun Deck

Beauty salon


Special Facilities

Gift shop

Lounge area

24-hour reception

Laundry service


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