LTI Alyssa Nile Cruise
Official Rating: 5* Star
Board: Full Board
Description: Built according to International specifications and classifications required by the Germanisher Lloyd. Length: 75 meters. Breadth: 14.4 meters. Draft: 1.45 meters. Technical Data: Marine Engine power 3 x 496 h.p. Caterpillar. Aqua Master Rolls Royce manoeuvring. Electric Power 3 x 45 k.v.a. caterpillar. 250 volt, 50 cycles. Complete water purification system. Complete sanitation system (to meet the Green Globe requirements). Also, the highest international safety standards are strictly observed. Fully air conditioned using USA Carrier systems (water coolers individually controlled) equipped with fresh air feeding and suction system. Radar and short wave radio. Internal/International telephone and internet. All partitions and ceilings are fire resistant and sound proofed throughout. Gift shop, beauty salon and Internet Cafe are also available on the mezzanine.
Design: The Architect behind the Alyssa is Pia Schmid (Swiss). Arch. Pia is specialized in hotel architecture and design. She is well known and recognized throughout Europe for her talent and many projects. The philosophy she adopted for the Alyssa is based on harmony of colours, nature of the ship local environment and usage of handcraft. Environment friendly attitude was adopted while working on the Alyssa. All designs, furniture, upholstery and cabin layout have been specifically designed for the Alyssa and not out of a catalogue, this includes the different pure woollen carpets designed for the different locations on the ship to enhance the final outlook.
Accommodation: Total of 66 spacious cabins comprising of: 58 Double Cabins each 21 sq. meters approximately, 6 King Bed Cabins and 2 Suites. All cabins and suites are provided with a large panoramic/ultra violet window overlooking the Nile and are equipped with private deluxe bath. All cabins and suites are provided with individual first aid box, mini bar, fridge, bath tub/WC, hair dryer, ventilator, air conditioning, heating, telephone, radio (within TV), Sat TV, Colour television with video channels and music channels. Internet access, safe, carpeting, and sitting area. Non smoking rooms are also available.
Food & Drinks: Large, one-sitting, deluxe Restaurant, capacity 135 seats, based on Full Board Plus offering national/international cuisine where a full and complete breakfast is served, three course complete Lunch Buffet and A La Carte style seating arrangement dinner. Afternoon tea and cakes. Midnight snack available. Fresh Juice, Soft Drinks are available, as are Egyptian Beer & Wine (served with Lunch and Dinner only in the main restaurant). Electrolux cuisine servicing the restaurant with international hygiene standard and environment friendly.
On the left of the entrance lies the Luxurious Sir Livingstone lounge bar (African style) with elegant & professional hand painted ceiling of Sir Livingstone journey on the Nile, engraved entrance door and ultra blue panoramic windows allowing vision of the Nile. The bar has piano for live music entertainment, LCD screen for data show and dance floor. Spacious Reception area to be used as meeting space.
Sundeck Bar has a flooring of Teak wood and all facilities to service for Sundeck and pool including two types of sun beds and also daybeds and convenient floor mats. Italian Terrace is situated on the 3rd deck offering Italian drinks and snacks. Moroccan Café is on 2nd deck with Moroccan designs and serving Moroccan drinks and snacks.
Sports, Leisure, Spa & Facilities: LTI Alyssa uniquely placed at the front of the ship on the fourth deck, a fully panoramic Green Wellness Centre. The Green Wellness Centre is equipped with only the latest and highest standard: mud bath, sauna bath, Jacuzzi, multi purpose gym including bicycle, rowing machine, treadmill and multi-purpose machine. To recuperate, the facility has a Vitamin bar. There is also a Licensed Masseur. Access Spa & facilities is against charge.
CRUISE ITINERARY: -
Whilst on your cruise we offer you a package of excursions as an optional extra and this programme includes at a cost of £80 p/p the following visits: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Edfu Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, unfinished Obelisk old and high dam and Philae Temple.
Meals on board Alyssa: During the seven day cruise, there is a full board basis provided consisting of breakfast, lunch and dinner served on board. The full board plus means that drinks are offered; soft drinks, fresh juice and local alcoholic drinks and will be served during meal time at lunch and dinner.
Additional Information: Guests who are traveling onto a hotel after the cruise and would like a transfer to the hotel should note that this can be arranged locally.
The order of the itineraries maybe amended as a result of low water levels, adverse weather conditions, lock closure or other unforeseen circumstances. Moorings at night are usually alongside other cruise vessels which may affect views from your cabin and sightseeing, when possible is organised to avoid the heat of the midday sun. When mooring sometimes diesel fumes can be evident.
Note: During the cruise you will be asked to tip the staff and your appointed guide will inform you about this. This is customary in Egypt, and we advise that you tip an overall amount at the end of your stay, and hand this into the cruise management; this is then shared with all of the staff.