Viking River Cruises

MS Antares

The Viking-operated MS Antares is a classic ship, your floating oasis on the Nile as you immerse yourself in ancient Egypt. Specifically built to navigate the Nile, she is a spacious, state-of-the-art vessel with a refined, understated ambiance. Her spa facilities, Sun Deck, pool and revitalizing amenities provide a serene haven from which to explore this culturally rich destination.
SHIP TYPE
River Ship
PASSENGERS
62
CREW
55
LAUNCHED
2007
REFURBISHED
N/A

MS Antares Cruises

12 Days Cairo to Cairo

Operator: Viking

From 7,222
Save 1,773

MS Antares Reviews (1) 68 reviews of MS Antares from past clients of Global Journeys

5.0
AVG. RATING 5.0 / 5
1 Review
5 Star
100%
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Best ever cruise in Egypt   1 , Queensland , Australia, Feb 2022
We travelled with Viking Cruises for the first time. We have travelled with other Cruise Lines/touring companies and found Viking is definitely superior. They had your wellbeing as their utmost priority. The ship staff welcomed us aboard and were so happy to see Australians cruising again.

Egypt did not disappoint, my expectations were high and on numerous occasions this was exceeded, so many jaw dropping moments. The cuisine on the ship was the best I have ever tasted. We were spoilt for choice and amazing flavours by Jakub. I am really missing the freshness and quality that we were provided whilst cruising. Even the cookies at the coffee station were absolutely amazing.

Enrico the ships manager knew everyone by name within a very short time. He literally goes out of his way to make sure you have the best experience ever. We always had personal service.

We travelled at a time when their is 80% less tourists so we did not have any issues with crowds etc. We were always advised of any tips that we needed to know beforehand.

The only thing I would do differently is get my insurance with Viking. I got insurance with a newspaper article recommendation as it had the best insurance for Covid. I paid a hefty premium and paid extra for cruising. I have since found out that Covid cover is not available for cruising with this insurance, Viking however will look after you from start to finish.

This trip was supposed to be taken during Covid lockdowns and had been cancelled. Viking and Global Journeys always communicated our options clearly. It was simple and straight forward. There was never any stress or concern. We simply could have had our money back. I really can’t recommend these companies (Global Journey and Viking) highly enough. I will be travelling with them again in the very near future.

Life on Board MS Antares What can you expect when cruising on board MS Antares

MS Antares
MS Antares

Viking-operated MS Antares is all-suite ship specifically built to navigate the Nile with a refined, understated ambiance. Read more

The Thinking Person's Cruise
The Thinking Person's Cruise

Every aspect of your Viking cruise is designed for the curious traveler seeking rich cultural immersion. Read more

Egypt with Viking
Egypt with Viking

The 12-day Pharaohs & Pyramids cruise uncovers ancient secrets and reveals the welcoming culture of Egypt along the Nile.

Deck Plans

Ship Profile
Lower Deck (Level 1)
D
French Balcony
C
Deluxe French Balcony
Main Deck (Level 2)
D
French Balcony
B
Deluxe French Balcony
AA
Veranda Suite
Middle Deck (Level 3)
D
French Balcony
A
Deluxe French Balcony
ES
Explorer Suite
Upper Deck (Level 4)
Sun Deck (Level 5)

Cabins

Balcony

Deluxe French Balcony

Stateroom size: 430 sq ft. River-view stateroom with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony. Includes a hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows, free Wi-Fi, 55" flat-screen TV, telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control, private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub, premium toiletries, plush robes & slippers available upon request, bottled water replenished daily, stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping and a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers.

Balcony

French Balcony

Stateroom size: 290 sq ft. River-view stateroom with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony. Includes a hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows, free Wi-Fi, 55" flat-screen TV, telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control, private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub, premium toiletries, plush robes & slippers available upon request, bottled water replenished daily, stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping and a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers.

Suite

Explorer Suite

Stateroom size: 829 sq ft. River-view suite with spacious, separate sitting room & floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door, known as a French balcony offering views from both, port and starboard sides. Includes a hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows, free Wi-Fi, 55" flat-screen TV telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control, private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub, premium toiletries, plush robes & slippers available upon request, bottled water replenished daily, stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping, roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers, complimentary Silver Spirits beverage package, Viking Air Plus services, laundry service, room service (during breakfast) & shoe shine service, private airport transfers, sparkling wine, mini-bar with wine, beer & soft drinks (replenished daily), daily fruit basket, coffee brewer & cashmere blanket

Suite

Veranda Suite

Stateroom size: 592 sq ft. River-view suite with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door, known as a French balcony off the spacious, separate sitting room & full-size veranda in the sleeping quarters. Includes a hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows, free Wi-Fi, 55" flat-screen TV, telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control, private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub, premium toiletries, plush robes & slippers available upon request, bottled water replenished daily, stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping and a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers.

MS Antares Cruise Schedule All 182 cruise sailings by departure date on board MS Antares

Starts Days Name Itinerary From
Monday
29 Aug 2022
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,595
Monday
07 Nov 2022
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
10,495
Monday
12 Dec 2022
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
10,795
Monday
26 Dec 2022
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
10,795
Monday
21 Aug 2023
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,595
Monday
28 Aug 2023
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,595
Monday
18 Dec 2023
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,695
Monday
25 Dec 2023
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,695
Monday
01 Jan 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,595
Monday
08 Jan 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,595
Monday
15 Jan 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,595
Monday
22 Jan 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,595
Monday
29 Jan 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,995
Monday
05 Feb 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,995
Monday
12 Feb 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,995
Monday
19 Feb 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,995
Monday
26 Feb 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,995
Monday
04 Mar 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,695
Monday
11 Mar 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,695
Monday
18 Mar 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,695
Monday
25 Mar 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,695
Monday
01 Apr 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
10,195
Monday
08 Apr 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
10,195
Monday
15 Apr 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
10,195
Monday
22 Apr 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
10,895
Monday
29 Apr 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
10,895
Monday
06 May 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,595
Monday
13 May 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,595
Monday
20 May 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,595
Monday
26 Aug 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,595
Monday
02 Sep 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,595
Monday
09 Sep 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,595
Monday
16 Sep 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
10,295
Monday
23 Sep 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,895
Monday
30 Sep 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
9,895
Monday
07 Oct 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
10,195
Monday
14 Oct 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
10,195
Monday
21 Oct 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,395
Monday
28 Oct 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,395
Monday
04 Nov 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,395
Monday
11 Nov 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,395
Monday
18 Nov 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,395
Monday
25 Nov 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,395
Monday
02 Dec 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,595
Monday
09 Dec 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,595
Monday
16 Dec 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,595
Monday
23 Dec 2024
12 Pharaohs & Pyramids Cairo to Cairo
11,595
Cruise Content
Cabin images are sourced from Viking River Cruises. These should be treated as indicative only. Cabin inclusions, upholsteries and room layout may differ to the image(s) shown depending on sailing dates.