River Tosca

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

AT A GLANCE

Ship Info

What's Included

Included

    • 7-night Nile River cruise in a riverview suite

    • 4 nights in Cairo at the splendid Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza (or similar), including daily buffet breakfast and all service charges, taxes, and porterage

    • All transportation throughout the trip, including flights within Egypt

    • All transfers on arrival and departure days

    • 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners

    • Gala Reception

    • High tea at the Old Cataract Hotel Aswan

    • 9 days of captivating, fully escorted excursions with a professionally trained, English-speaking Egyptologist

    • 4 UNESCO sites: The Temples of Karnak and Luxor; various monuments around Ancient Memphis, including the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx; the Valley of the Kings; and the Temple of Horus

    • State-of-the-art portable audio–headset system on all excursions throughout the trip

    • Exciting onboard entertainment, including a Galabeya Party, a Nubian show, and an Egyptian belly dancing performance

    • Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids of Giza; boat ride on traditional Nile River felucca; Nubian village visit

Not Included

  • Items Not Included in the Published Price: These include, but are not limited to, airfares to and from your destination except where specified; airport/departure taxes; cost of passport and visas; taxes; excess baggage charges; laundry; phone calls; all items of a personal nature; items not included on regular menus; expenses for additional sightseeing not specified in the itinerary; premium spirits & premium wine (please refer to complimentary beverage program in Uniworld’s Terms & Conditions), meals not detailed in the itinerary; Gratuities for programs in Russia, Egypt, India, China and Vietnam/Cambodia (please refer to Gratuities section in Uniworld’s Terms & Conditions for details ); and health, accident, baggage, or travel protection plans.

Ship Overview

Inaugural Sailing
2009
Renovated
2017
Tonnage
5000 Tons
Public Decks
5
Passenger Capacity
82
Crew
60
Registry
Information was not provided

Reviews and Recommendations for River Tosca

83%

of 6
guests
recommend


Virtuoso Verified Traveler

All reviews are from confirmed guests sharing exclusive insights

Sort reviews by

Trip of a lifetime!

By: Blurvey


Reviewed on: 19 Feb 2019

This was THE trip of a lifetime. If you ever get a chance to go to Egypt, go immediately! It is amazing and the uniworld Cruise was top service! I would easily compare to that of Disney level guest service! World class food and accommodations!
Travel Advisor:  Naomi Sucha

Wonderful Boat

By: Iris & Ed


Reviewed on: 23 Mar 2019

This quite an experience in Egypt. The boat was grande and the rooms huge. The staff was the most attentive of any ship I've been on. The food also was the best ever and we have traveled a lot. It was so good I recommended they make a cookbook to sell. I look forward to go on another trip with Uniworld when we go on our next outing.
Travel Advisor:  Donna Hall

River Cruise

By: JIM


Reviewed on: 14 Mar 2019

the food was great,the service was outstanding. Overall I would say I can't wait for my next river cruise.
Travel Advisor:  Donna Hall

Great boat!

By: BunnyOne


Reviewed on: 24 May 2019

The Tosca was a great boat. A little dated, as many have commented, but spacious, clean and well maintained. Crew were friendly and helpful and always smiling. The food was DELICIOUS - always lots of choice and really well prepared. The buffets (breakfast and lunch) were amazing and menu selection for dinner was broad - and you could order multiple dishes!! Gaining weight was the only problem we faced! The schedule as planned by Uniworld worked very well and avoided the heat of midday Egypt. Many complained about the very early wake up times for flights (to Luxor, to Abu Simbel, for international departures) but they were necessary and expected.....and some just complain about everything. Uniworld has definitely figured out how to move people around efficiently - buses were always on time, guides were always available, details were always as advised in advance. Read the reviews for additional info about your tour, they are helpful.
Travel Advisor:  Shari Tucker
Not Recommended

Older Ship

By: Jane


Reviewed on: 17 Jun 2019

The trip was lovely, but I suggest you wait for Uniworld brings a new ship to the Nile. The crew made every effort to make the trip delightful.

Tosca cruise

By: Egypt


Reviewed on: 14 Jun 2019

The Tosca was an amazing cruise. The food was amazing, and the crew and guides excellent. The only issue we had - which has absolutely nothing to do with the every day activities - is UniWorld's definition of "Most all inclusive". On the ship beer and wine were only included with meals. If you had one in their lounge area they were charged. Silver Seas all inclusive meant it, all the time all well drinks. Also, on a trip to Egypt I would expect to see three things - Pyramids, King Tut's tomb, and the mummies. With UniWorld seeing the mummies and King Tut's tomb were extra. Only about $7US per person for each, but annoying for an expensive cruise, especially when staying at the fabulous Four Seasons in Cairo. On the way back from Luxor another "extra" was to see the old part of Cairo, the Coptic church and the synagogue. If not selected you had the choice of sitting in the lobby of the hotel until the rooms were ready! Really!
Travel Advisor:  Sheryl Graddon