River Tosca Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Review for the Middle East Cruise on River Tosca
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Oct 2015
Cabin: Suite

First, I'd congratulate Uniworld for the excellent service on this ship. Tourism in Egypt is down some 95%, and the River Tosca had not sailed in four years until this cruise. There were 20 in our group, on a ship designed for 85. Needless to say, the crew to passenger ratio was pretty high! There are supposedly over 400 river boats on the Nile, and less than 20 were operating at the time of this cruise. Hundreds upon hundred of riverboats are in dry dock along the Nile, representing billions in investment. The Egyptians couldn't have been nicer and more appreciative that we were there.

As a baseline for this review, this was our 3rd river cruise (Rhine/Moselle with Scenic, and the Yangtze with Uniworld), and our 16th cruise overall, with about 150 nights shipboard. This review is of the River Tosca ship alone, and not of the overall Uniworld tour.

The ship was beautiful and clean. The cabins are exceptionally large. Service was excellent, and the food was very good and always well presented. The menu is more limited than on a large cruise ship, but there were always good choices. Dinners were very good. Lunches are buffets, and also very good. Breakfasts were also buffets, and were, well, breakfast buffets. They do not serve pork in Egypt, so bacon or sausage is made from beef or chicken, and that leaves something to be desired.

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Cabin 2

Very spacious and clean. Bed and linens very comfortable.

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