The Movenpick M/S Prince Abbas was awarded the “Best Floating Vessel on Lake Nasser” in 2007 by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.
This Deluxe Five Star Lake Nasser Cruiser features 43 spacious and well-appointed standard cabins measuring approximately 225 square feet, 18 junior suites measuring approximately 325 square feet and 4 royal suites measuring approximately 430 square feet. All cabins have an en-suite shower and individually controlled air-conditioning and a choice of one double or two twin beds.
Cabin facilities include hairdryer, television, internal telephone, safe deposit box, and a mini-bar. Each cabin has comfortable seating and panoramic windows. Royal suites are additionally equipped with DVD player and large living room area, which enables them to be used for triple occupancy. 24 hour reception and a souvenir shop are located on the main deck. Laundry and room service is also available. All cabins aboard the Movenpick M/S Prince Abbas are nonsmoking cabins.
The Movenpick M/S Prince Abbas prides itself on the quality of imaginative gastronomy and the expansive stylish restaurants offer fine dining in the true tradition. The main restaurant, the Robaeyat, is located below the main deck, accommodating up to 140 people on tables of six or eight. International cuisine and local specialties are prepared by the chef from the freshest ingredients. A spacious Oriental lounge/Royal lounge bar is situated on the salon deck with a shaded canopied area. One of the most popular outlets on the Prince Abbas, with a comfortable capacity for 140 people, the lounge has been specifically designed as the perfect venue for afternoon tea, cocktails or digestives as well as dancing and entertainment in the evening. On the bridge deck, the greenery room is ideal for small group breakfast, while the sun deck serves coffee, tea, refreshing drinks and a variety of snacks.
The sun deck of the Prince Abbas offers a refreshing plunge pool and a whirlpool, chaise lounges for sun worshippers, a shaded seating area as well as a bar. A large library can be found on the bridge deck where you can enjoy a good book in a peaceful atmosphere or simply admire the magnificent scenery. There is also a gymnasium on board.
4 day / 3 night from Abu Simbel to Aswan
Day 01: (Friday) Staff will meet you at your hotel in Abu Simbel or the Abu Simbel airport for transfer to your Deluxe Five Star Lake Nasser Cruiser, the Prince Abbas. Lunch on board. Visit the famous temples of Ramses at Abu Simbel. A welcome cocktail will be served. OPTIONAL Sound & Light show at Temples (non-compulsory, ticket not included) followed by a candlelight dinner on board. (L, D)
Day 02: (Saturday) Those who would like to watch the spectacular sunrise at Abu Simbel may enjoy an early morning visit to the temples (entrance ticket is not included). Breakfast is served while sailing to Kasr Ibrim. Arrival at Kasr Ibrim. Tour conducted from the ship’s sun deck as entrance to the site is not permitted. Lunch served while sailing to Amada. Visit the Temples of Amada and Derr as well as the tomb of Penout, A relaxing afternoon sail to Wadi El Seboua. Dinner on board (B, L, D)
Day 03: (Sunday) Morning visit to Wadi El Seboua, the Temples of Dakka, and Meharakka. Lunch on board. Sail to Aswan while dining and overnight on board. (B, L, D)
Day 04: (Monday) Visit the Kalabsha Temple, Beit El Wali and the Kiosk of Kertassi. Disembarkation after breakfast. (B)
5 day / 4 night from Aswan to Abu Simbel
Day 01: (Monday) Staff will meet you at your hotel, the airport or train station for transfer to the cruise. Arrival in Aswan to board your Deluxe Five Star Lake Nasser Cruiser, the Prince Abbas. Check in for lunch on board. Afternoon tea with dinner in the evening. Overnight in Aswan Harbor. (L, D)
Day 02: (Tuesday) Breakfast on board then visit the Kalabsha Temples including Beit El Wali and the Kiosk of Kertassi. Return to the ship and sail to Wadi El Seboua while having lunch. Afternoon tea while passing the Tropic of Cancer. Dinner on board. Overnight Wadi El Seboua. (B, L, D)
Day 03: (Wednesday) Breakfast on board followed by a morning visit to Wadi El Seboua, the Temple of Dakka, and Temple of Meharakka. Lunch on board while sailing to Amada. Visit the Temples of Amada and of Derr, as well as the tomb of Penout. Dinner and overnight on board at Amada. (B, L, D)
Day 04: (Thursday) Sailing to Kasr Ibrim. Breakfast and morning visit to the citadel of Kasr Ibrim. Tour conducted from the ship's sun deck as entrance to the site is not permitted. Sailing to Abu Simbel. After-lunch visit of the Temples of Abu Simbel. Sound & Light show at Abu Simbel Temples (non-compulsory, ticket not included). Candlelight dinner on board and overnight at Abu Simbel. (B, L, D)
Day 05: (Friday) Breakfast on board. Those who wish may enjoy a second visit to the Abu Simbel Temples to watch the sunrise (entrance ticket is not included). Disembarkation. (B)