M/S Etoile du Nil II and III
Official Rating: 5* Star
Board: Full Board
Description: The sister cruise ships Etoile du Nil II and III were built in 1990 in Saint Barbara Belgium, one of the biggest shipyards in Europe. Both are identically equipped with the most modern river navigation machinery. They are luxuriously furnished and offer privacy, elegance and lavishness. Apart from the regular renovation process they were totally renovated by Greek architects in 2004. There are 50 outside cabins on each ship, all well appointed and offering fabulous Nile views.
Accommodation: All cabins have been totally renovated and offer private bathroom with bathing-tub, two basins, air conditioning, international dial telephone, TV with video channels, four music channels and a mini-bar. Baby cots are available free of charge upon request. Public areas are also air conditioned.
The spacious restaurant serves national and international cuisine including an extensive vegetarian selection in a non-smoking environment. In the lounge bar, you will be served a selection of international drinks and there is a further bar on the pool deck.
Sports, Leisure & Facilities: The main lounge has a music system and dance floor for evening entertainment which includes Egyptian folklore, Nubian style dancing and belly dancing. Up on the sun deck, there is a swimming pool, relaxing tables and chairs and sunbeds. You will also find the non-smoking Panorama Library
Facilities on board include 24 hour reception, clinic, gift shop, discotheque, laundry service (with a local charge), free of charge safes and two lifts. Finally you can take advantage of the well equipped private conference room.
PLEASE NOTE: This cruise can be booked either as a cruise only (without excursions) or as a cruise package (with excursion package). Optional excursions are payable locally.
Additional Information: 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.