||Our round trip began with a one-week cruise on the Nile,
which lead us from Luxor to Aswan and back, including a trip to Abu Simbel
It was a unique experience and all people on our tour considered the cruise
the most exciting part of our trip through Egypt.
cruise ship was the Semiramis II – 3 years old and in very good condition.
The maximum permissible age for cruise ships in Egypt is 10 years.
The Semiramis II has a length of 203 ft. (62 m), a height to keel line
of 49 ft (15 m)and a width of up to 46 ft (14 m) With three engines
of 475 HP (PS) it can achieve 37.6 miles per h (60 km/h) but fortunately
doesn’t sail at full speed often. The ship has 4 decks with 66 cabins
and 4 suites for 144 passengers. The spacious cabins (184 sq ft/18m2)
are luxuriously furnished with TV, bath and large mirrors and are really
crew of 55 does everything to make the stay on the ship an unforgettable,
beautiful and pleasurable experience. The elegant restaurant offers
delicious international meals as well as fine desserts, while the ship’s
bakers spoil the guests with fine cakes, and fruit tarts. The ship
also has a big bar, which was used for various entertainments, a billiard
room and a library.