PLEASE WAIT
%

WHILE WE SEARCH

FOR THE BEST CRUISE ADVENTURES!

Royal Lotus - Old Royal Lotus - Old
Back To All Cruise Ships
Ship
Royal Lotus - Old
Overview
Royal Lotus was built in 2005 to carry 130 guests along the Nile River in spacious suites (452 square feet) and staterooms (236 square feet) and features amenities like a pool, whirlpool and small gym with massage services. Royal Lotus is operated by Viking''s Swiss travel partner, leading hotel operator Movenpick.

Ship Features

  • 60 comfortable outside staterooms (4 Suites, 58 Standard)
  • Sun deck with 360-degree views and shaded sitting area
  • Observation lounge and bar with panoramic windows
  • Restaurant with panoramic views
  • Onboard boutique
  • Modest gym and massage services
  • Internet cafe
  • Pool and whirlpool
  • Laundry service
Dining


Fine dining aboard Royal Lotus

The chefs create a variety of tasty offerings for you, with freshly prepared seasonal local vegetables, local specialties adapted to satisfy the tastes of our passengers, and homemade soups prepared daily. For breakfast, choose from a selections of pastries, cereals, breakfast meats, egg dishes, fresh fruit and selected cheeses. At lunch, select from the soup and sandwich bar, or a choice of entrees and dessert. And for dinner, you are treated to a full menu with regional specialties.

Activities


Cultural Highlights

To complement your tours and shore excursions, take part in Viking's Cultural Highlights-immersive learning and enhancement activities both on board and ashore:

  • Ride a camel near the pyramids at Giza
  • Sample local Nubian cuisine
  • Take in traditional performances of folk music and dance
  • See the treasures of King Tutankhamun
  • Sail a felucca on the Nile
  • Enjoy a sound and light show at Abu Simbel

These in-depth experiences are included as an essential part of discovering more about the places through which you cruise, and each activity is planned specifically to illuminate each itinerary.

Culture Curriculum

Sometimes you want to dig a little deeper. We offer a series of onboard multimedia talks to shed light on the history and culture of the places you visit. Learn about:

  • Egypt's dynasties going back 5,000 years
  • Hieroglyphics
  • Ancient Egyptian building techniques
  • Archeological excavations of Egypt's treasures
  • Key words and phrases in the local language

These presentations provide a context for your own observations, enhancing your travel experience.

Categories

Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.

Standard Stateroom
Category Code(s)
A
B
Description
Stateroom size: 226 sq. ft. Deluxe staterooms have two twin beds Large picture window Private bathroom with shower Air conditioning Telephone, refrigerator, mini-bar & safe Space under bed for storing suitcases Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers Converter in the bathroom outlet TV with several English-language channels
Suite
Category Code(s)
AA
Description
Suite size: 452 sq. ft. Deluxe suites have hotel-style double beds (cannot be separated) plus sofa Large picture window Private bathroom with shower Air conditioning Telephone, refrigerator, mini-bar, coffeemaker & safe Space under bed for storing suitcases Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers Converter in the bathroom outlet TV with several English-language channels

Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.

Decks
Stateroom Legend
  • Stateroom Legend
  • A Standard Stateroom
    AA Suite
    B Standard Stateroom
Please select the deck plan you will like to see below

Sun Deck

Sun Deck
Vendor
Viking River Cruises
General

River Cruise Destinations
Journey into the heart of Europe, Russia, Asia, Egypt and beyond on a culturally immersive scenic cruise. Whether you yearn to see the castle-lined Rhine, romantic Danube, historic Seine or vineyard-laced Douro, your river cruise with Viking begins here.


Highlights of a Viking River Cruise
Traveling by river, beyond the reach of roadways, you will discover the true nature of fascinating lands and the people who call them home. You will travel with ease, unpacking just once and enjoying the ever-changing scenery along the banks as you are gently carried on board an elegant, intimate ship to your next destination.


Questions? Contact Cruise Rewards today!

Please call us at 1-800-435-7967

Back To Top
Sign up & join the Cruise Rewards savings program!

Get access to special rates and exclusive pricing available only to members

BACK
TO TOP