Steigenberger Omar El Khayam Lake Cruise

  • Duration3 Nights - 4 Nights
  • PickupAswan or Abu Simbel
  • AvailabilityMonday from Aswan
    Friday from Abu Simbel

Cruise Overview

Discover unparalleled luxury and captivating history aboard the MS Steigenberger Omar El Khayam Lake Cruise. As the newest addition to our fleet of five-star cruises on Lake Nasser, this cruise between Aswan and Abu Simbel promises to be an unforgettable experience. Immerse yourself in the warmth of our friendly and attentive staff while you indulge in the charm of our exquisitely appointed rooms. A beautifully decorated ship creates an enchanting atmosphere for your cruise. Our dedicated crew is committed to organizing a fantastic trip that showcases the enchanting beauty of Lake Nasser and the wonders of ancient Nubia. With their unwavering interest, your exploration is smooth and fun. Prepare for a rich adventure filled with stunning scenery and insightful accounts of the region’s history. Embark on a journey where every detail is designed to ensure your utmost satisfaction and happiness.

Price Include
  • Meet and assist upon arrival with flowers/departure.
  • Accommodation at Nile Cruise on Full Board Basis.
  • Entrance fee for all sightseeing mentioned in the programs
  • All Transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • bottle of mineral water during Daily tours
  • Egyptologist English guide during tours.
  • All Taxes & Service charges.
Price Excludes
  • Any Extra meals and beverages.
  • All personal expenses.
  • Any Optional tours.
  • Tipping
Cruise Facilities
  • Large Panoramic Window that opens into a balcony
  • All cabins are fully air-conditioned with individual control
  • Private bath with bathtub, hair dryer
  • Colored TV within house music and video channels
  • Dedicated movie channel
  • Mini Bar
  • International telephone in Cabins
  • Safety Box
  • Luggage Rack
  • Doctor available 24 hours around the clock
  • Internet access
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry service & housekeeping
  • All major credit cards accepted

Cruise Itinerary

3 Nights From Abu Simbel to Aswan

Day 1: Arrival in Abu Simbel

Welcome to Abu Simbel! Upon your arrival, experience the warm embrace of this ancient wonder. At noon, check in to your luxurious Lake Cruise, where comfort and relaxation await. Savor a delectable lunch on board before embarking on an awe-inspiring journey to the renowned Temple of Abu Simbel.

This majestic temple, a testament to the grandeur of the New Kingdom, was dedicated to worshiping four gods: Ptah, Amun Ra, Ra-Hor-Akhti, and the great Pharaoh Ramses II himself, revered as a deity. Delve into the rich history and significance of this iconic site.

Take some time to explore the exquisite small temple dedicated to Ramses II’s beloved wife, Nefertari, before returning to the comforts of your cruise. In the evening, immerse yourself in the captivating Sound and Light Show in Abu Simbel. Conclude the day with a delightful dinner and an overnight stay on your luxurious Lake Cruise.

Overview On Cruies

Meals: Lunch – Dinner

Day 2: Qasr Ibrim, Amada & Wadi Al-Sabwa

After a satisfying breakfast on board, we set sail on a picturesque cruise toward Qasr Ibrim. While a panorama visit allows you to marvel at the external beauty of Qasr Ibrim Castle, the cruise will continue towards Amada during lunchtime—delight in the enchanting Amada temples, appreciating their historical significance and exquisite craftsmanship. As you journey towards Wadi Al-Sabwa, immerse yourself in the captivating Light Show in the Sabwa Valley. End the day with a sumptuous dinner and an overnight stay in Wadi Al-Sabwa.

Overview On Cruies

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Day 3: Wadi Al-Sibwa Temple, Al-Daqqa & Aswan

Begin the day with a hearty breakfast, energizing you for a remarkable tour of the Wadi Sebwa Temple. This ancient temple, constructed during the illustrious reign of Ramses II, commemorates his triumphant conquests in Kush. The Arabic name “Wadi Al-Sabwa,” meaning “Valley of the Lions,” adds to the allure of this historical site.

Next, explore the intriguing temple of Dakka, unraveling its mysteries and history. After an enriching day of exploration, return to the cruise and sail towards Aswan, where a delectable dinner awaits, accompanied by a mesmerizing Nubian show. Enjoy an overnight stay in Aswan, surrounded by the echoes of ancient splendor.

Overview On Cruies

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Day 4: Kalabsha Temple, Beit Al-Wali & Final Departure

Rise and shine to a delicious breakfast before disembarking from your Lake Cruise. Begin the day with a captivating visit to Kalabsha Temple, a marvel of ancient architecture and symbolism. Continue your discovery journey by exploring Beit El Wali, one of the remarkable temples dedicated to Ramses II. Absorb the stories etched on these ancient walls, connecting you to a distant past. After this enriching experience, it is time to bid farewell to this extraordinary land. Head to Aswan Airport or the train station for your departure, taking with you memories of an unforgettable adventure.

Meals: Breakfast

4 Nights From Aswan to Abu Simbel

Day 1: Arrival in Aswan

Greetings and welcome to Aswan! Upon your arrival, we’ll check you in at noon and treat you to a delectable lunch. The rest of the day is yours to explore the enchanting surroundings. In the evening, brace yourself for an enthralling Nubian show and a delightful dinner.

Overview On Cruise

Meals: Lunch – Dinner.

Day 2: Kalabsha Temple, Beit Al-Wali, and Wadi Al-Sabwa

After a satisfying breakfast, we embark on a journey to the awe-inspiring Kalabsha Temple, also known as the Ruler’s House, one of the iconic temples built by Ramses II. As we continue our voyage to Wadi Al-Sabwa, you’ll be treated to a sumptuous lunch onboard the ship. We’ll conclude the day with another mouthwatering dinner, and you’ll spend the night at Wadi Al-Sabwa.

Overview On Cruise

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner.

Day 3: Wadi Al-Sabwa, Al-Daqqa, and Imadah

Start your day with a hearty breakfast before visiting the captivating Wadi Al-Sabwa temple, constructed during the reign of Ramses II, to commemorate his triumph in Kush. Translated as the “Valley of the Lions” in Arabic, Wadi Al-Sabwa holds untold historical secrets.

Following this, we’ll explore the charming city of Al-Daqqa. After a delicious lunch back on the ship, we’ll leisurely cruise to Amada, where the Amada temples await our visit. The evening brings another delightful dinner, and you’ll spend the night at Amada.

Overview On Cruise

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner.

Day 4: Qasr Ibrim and Abu Simbel Temple

Breakfast is served before we venture to the historic site of Qasr Ibrim. Although entry is prohibited, the view from the outside is awe-inspiring and worth the visit.

After lunch, we set sail for Abu Simbel, where the world-renowned Abu Simbel temple awaits—a magnificent structure dedicated to worshiping four gods, including Ramses II himself, revered as a god. Additionally, we’ll visit the small temple dedicated to his beloved wife, Nefertari.

An evening sound and light show in Abu Simbel will mesmerize you. Conclude the day with dinner and spend the night in Abu Simbel.

Overview On Cruise

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner.

Day 5: Farewell & Departure

After breakfast, it’s time to check out from the cruise. We’ll arrange your transfer to Abu Simbel Airport for your departure.

Meals: Breakfast.

Things to Know About Our Pricing Policy

We believe in transparency and want to ensure that our customers have a clear understanding of how our pricing works. Our pricing policy outlines the payment terms, including deposit requirements, installment options, and final payment deadlines. It’s essential to review and understand these terms to ensure a smooth booking process. Here are some key points to know about our pricing policy:


  • Prices are in US dollars per person per trip and you can pay in any other currency.
  • Rates are subject to change in case of any changes in airport taxes, hotel rates, transport rates, or government taxes.
  • Rates are not valid during Christmas or New Year.
  • Travel insurance and entry visa charges are not included in the package.

Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.
  • We are offering a low down payment of just 25% to secure your spaces on tour, including hotel rooms, cruise cabins, domestic flight tickets, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid up to two days before your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour manager, making you’re booking a risk-free investment.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation after confirmation with payment before 30 days of the commencement of the tour: 10% of the value of the tour package.
  • Canceling the tour 30 to 20 days before commencement of the tour: 25% of the value of the package
  • Canceling 19-15 days before commencing the tour: 50% of the tour cost
  • Canceling 14-11 days before commencement of the tour: 75% of the tour cost
  • Canceling before 10 days or less before the tour date: No refund for the tour

Children Policy

  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price.


  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent’s room )
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

Things to bring with you

Embark on a journey of wonder and magic in Egypt, where captivating experiences await. Prioritize a smooth and enjoyable stay by organizing your luggage carefully. From the mysterious allure of the ancient pyramids to the majesty of the majestic temples, Egypt promises an unforgettable adventure. Get ready to uncover the secrets of this beautiful land and immerse yourself in its magic. We recommend packing carefully to ensure you are fully equipped to explore each wonder. Let the magic of Egypt enchant your senses and prepare for an extraordinary discovery journey. Your adventure of a lifetime awaits you in the splendor of this mysterious destination.

  • A valid Passport for 6 months
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses
  • Sanitizer gel & Water holder
  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Cotton clothes in summer
  • Camera & Umbrella
  • A Hat & Comfortable shoes

Tour FAQ

Can I get a refund if I cancel the tour?

The correct refund policy for tour cancellations depends on factors such as the tour operator, the agreed booking conditions, and the context of the cancellation. See our dedicated terms and conditions page or contact us directly to understand the details. Revealing the nuances of our cancellation and refund policy ensures a seamless experience.

Can I change the travel date?

It is usually possible to change your travel date, but specific conditions and fees may apply. A notable example is that airlines often expand date change options, albeit with change fees and fare spreads.

Scrutinizing the words of your ticket, along with the airline or agency’s policies, is vital to understanding your choices. Accommodations share this complexity and have different change policies. Some allow cost-effective changes within a set time frame, while others impose stricter fees or rules.

I recommend contacting the airline, hotel, or agency to gauge possible date changes and possible expenses. They will provide accurate, up-to-date details tailored to your situation. Before making travel arrangements, always evaluate our cancellation and change policies to understand your alternatives to unexpected modifications.

Do I need to apply visa?

Embarking on trips abroad often requires obtaining a visa in advance. The visa acts as an authorization approved by the host government and grants access and residence for a specified period. Some countries extend visa-waiver privileges to selected nationalities, allowing visa-free entry within specified time frames. However, these exemptions generally include conditions, such as the intention to travel or the length of stay.

Stay abreast of evolving visa requirements; It is wise to check for updates before confirming travel plans. Make sure to allow enough processing time, as visa issuance can take weeks or even months. If you need assistance obtaining a visa, do not hesitate to contact us. Your smooth travel experience is our priority.

How do I pay for the tour?

To book a tour with us, we require that it be paid at the time of booking. This is the only guarantee for you to book the tour.

Daily excursions:

We welcome cash payments at the start of the round if you prefer.

Multi-day trips:

A deposit is necessary for long-haul flights once the itinerary has been confirmed. This down payment ranges from 10% to 100% and depends on the tour and its duration, ensuring that you confidently venture.

Is gratuity included in the price?

On our offers and holidays, gratuities are excluded and are entirely at the discretion of our passengers. Although it is not mandatory, it carries the notable importance of the dedicated personnel who ensure your comfort and service throughout your journey. Your thoughtful acknowledgment of their efforts is deeply appreciated.

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