MS Kasr Ibrim

MS Kasr Ibrim cruise ship

Cruise line
Kasr Ibrim Cruises

Current cruise:
01 Jan, 1970 - 01 Jan, 1970

MS Kasr Ibrim Review and Specifications

Review of MS Kasr Ibrim

The Kasr Ibrim ship cruises on Nile River and Lake Nasser, departing from Cairo, Egypt.

Kasr Ibrim cruise ship

MS Kasr Ibrim Nile River cruise ship welcomes her guests to enjoy Lake Nasser in contemporary style, Art Deco staterooms and relaxing sauna. The Kasr Ibrim ship is small in size and creates a stress-free personalized cruising holiday. Ship's staterooms include amenities like in-room safe, hotel-style beds, mini bar, individual air conditioning and hair dryer. Suite amenities also offer a private balcony and Jacuzzi Kasr Ibrim cruise ship, Nile River Daytime activities include exotic fee-free excursions with Egyptologists, and seminars about the culture and history of the region. Board games in the library are another advantage. The Sun Deck is perfect to relax after the long days of exploring, with its lounge chairs and shaded areas. The fitness centre offers cardio equipment. You can also unwind in the steam bath and sauna or take a swim in the swimming pool and relax in the whirlpool on Sun Deck. The first-aid clinic is available for passengers’ convenience. The Bel Air Bar and Lounge is perfect for a drink and enjoying great conversations. You can also have a drink at the Sun Deck's Pool Bar, and take in the magnificent landscape.

MS Kasr Ibrim ship

Year built 1997 MMSI number Callsign code Flag State (registered in) na na Egypt
Passenger capacity Crew capacity Gross tonnage weight LOA length 130 75 1,700 tons 256 ft (78 m) Ship builder Owner Operator na (Egypt) Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection Insight Tours
  • Passenger decks: 5 (out of 5)
  • Cabin grades number: 7
  • Total number of cabins: 75 (including 10 Suites and 54 Balcony rooms)
  • Sun Deck (5) – Observation lounge (Bar area, covered sun deck with loungers), Lobby, Jacuzzi/Swimming Pool
  • Executive Deck (4) – Boutique Shop, Imperial Suites (cat IS, named “Kasir Ibrim”, “Derr”, “Kalabsha”, “Amada” and “Dakka”) and Balcony Rooms (BE)
  • Upper Deck (3) – Bar & Lounge area, Royal Suites (cat RS, named “Abou Simbel” and “Wadi El Seboua”) and Balcony Rooms (cat BU)
  • Main Deck (2) – Reception Desk, Junior Suites (cat JS, named “Ramses”, “Nefertari” and Penout”) and Balcony Rooms (cat BM)
  • Lower Deck (1) – Restaurant, Kitchen, Sauna and Steam Bath, Standard Cabins (cat L), Engine Room.
  • dress-code - T-shirts & shorts are not allowed at meals.
  • age limit - guests must be 30+ years of age.
  • Kasr Ibrim ship amenities – Tour Director, air-conditioned lounges and bars,, complimentary 24 hour room-service, coffee & bottled water, English-speaking staff, galabya parties and professional lectures on board, local chefs, entertainers and artisans to entertain you.
  • The cruise ship Kasr Ibrim (launched September 1997) is named after the Lake Nasser's ancient citadel. This citadel is the only Nubian empire monument still in existence in its original building location. The lake itself is one of the world's largest man-made lakes (located in southern Egypt - northern Sudan). Friendly service and superb cuisine, with each day visiting and touring one of all most popular historic and archaeological sites on Lake Nasser. Other features of this Nile cruise boat are its Art Deco 1920's style furnishings, modern amenities, well appointed lounges, restaurant and bars, a top-deck with shaded seating and swimming pool, sauna and steam bath, exercise room, top-notch water filtration system.
  • Itineraries on Lake Nasser and Nile river cruises in Egypt operated by other major lines are offered on the riverboats MayfairRiver Tosca, Steigenberger Omar El Khayam, Sonesta St George.

Kasr Ibrim Nile river cruise package deals inclusions

  • Door-to-door pick-up car service (range limit 75 ml / 120 km) from your chosen airport), a British Airways flight from Heathrow airport (London), all local transfers, port charges & the airport taxes.
  • Hotel stays - 3 in Cairo (Oberoi Mena House Hotel), 1 in Alexandria (Helnan Palestine), 7 nights in a deluxe cabin on MS Mayfair, 3 nights in deluxe cabin on MS Kasr Ibrim, 1 night in Cairo (Fairmont Heliopolis Hotel).

  • All meals on the ship, plus soft beverages (lunch), and soft drinks and a glass of wine or beer (dinner). The onboard experience also features ala-carte dining, buffets and formal receptions.

  • All excursions & sightseeing tours (guided by certified Egyptologist).

ms Kasr Ibrim cabins

  • (list of amenities) - private bathroom (bathtub with shower, sink, toilet, hairdryer), safe, mini fridge, individual climate control, direct-dial phones. Suites have additionally a hot-tub.
  • Imperial Suite (IS, located at the front of Deck 4) size 1500 ft2 / 139 m2, with spacious dining & sitting areas.
  • Royal Suite (RS) size 635 ft2 / 59 m2, 1 large bed, sitting area.
  • Junior Suite (JS) size 312 ft 2 / 29 m2, 2 twin beds, balcony.
  • Balcony Staterooms (size 245 ft2 / 23 m2), categories BE, BU and BM, all with 1 large bed or 2 twin beds.
  • Standard Cabins (cat L, size 245 ft2 / 23 m2).
  • Occupancy in all rooms is 2 guests, triple occupancy allowed only in suites and lower deck rooms.
Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

The ship is often chartered by the Viking cruise line, but also from other river cruise lines offering luxury Nile River travel deals in Egypt. MS Kasr Ibrim Nile River cruise prices are based on double occupancy. Know that they might be different when you book your Egypt river cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On its Nile River cruise ship charters, European river cruise lines usually offer USA flights-inclusive deals with discount airfare and complimentary airport transfers. ms Kasr Ibrim ship, Nile River, Egypt

ms Kasr Ibrim LAKE NASSER cruise itineraries

The Kasr Ibrim Lake Nasser cruise itinerary is 4 Days (3 Nights) in length. It offers Egypt Nile cruises from Abu Simbel to Aswan. With a length of 5 Days (4 Nights) is the reverse route - from Aswan to Abu Simbel.

  • 16 DAY "EGYPT AND NILE RIVER WITH LAKE NASSER" cruise from Cairo, starting with a flight from UK to Egypt. Follows a 3-day/2-night stay in the Egypt's capital city, then transfer to Alexandria for touring, Alexandria-Cairo motor-coach transfer and flight Cairo-Aswan (for embarkation). On day 12 is the Aswan's Nile River cruise disembarkation and Lake Nasser cruise portion embarkation, then Aswan to Abu Simbel river trip, with disembarkation and flight from Abu Simbel back to Cairo.
  • 12 DAY "PYRAMIDS, LAKE NASSER AND NILE" cruise from Cairo (round-trip), with embarkation in Abu Simbel to Aswan (Lake Nasser cruise disembarkation and Nile River cruise embarkation), to end in Luxor (disembarkation, with a flight to Cairo and a farewell classy dinner).
  • ms Kasr Ibrim cruise Itineraries may vary and could be altered due to Nile river conditions, traffic and special events (sometimes archaeological sites may be closed by the Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities for research/restoration purposes).
  • Kasr Ibrim ship cruises must be booked at least 45 days prior to departure.

ms Kasr Ibrim Lake Nasser cruise tours and excursions

  • Cairo tours (Pyramids of Giza, The Sphinx, Memphis, Saqqara step pyramid, Cairo Museum, a Show, Saladin's citadel, Alabaster Mosque, Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra synagogue and visiting the Khan el-Khalili bazaar.
  • Alexandria tours (National Museum, Catacombs, Pompey's Pillar, the Alexandria's Library, Pharaoh's Lighthouse.
  • Kom Ombo (Temple of Horus and Sobek, man’s first calendar), Edfu (Horus' Temple).
  • Luxor tours (Museum, Temple, Avenue of the Sphinxes, the Karnak Temple, Amun-Ra, Valley of the Kings and Queens, Deir el Bahri, and the Memnon's Colossi).
  • Dendera (Hathor's Temple) and Aswan tours (High Dam, Temple of Isis, the granite quarries, Kitchener Island, the Botanical Gardens, Aga Khan Mausoleum, Kalabsha Temple, Beit et Wali, and the Kertassi's Kiosk.
  • Wadi el Seboua (Dakka & Meharakka temples), Amada (Amada & Derr temples, Penout's tomb), Kasr Ibrim (tour to the citadel) and Abu Simbel (rock temples).