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Uniworld Gourmet Food Cruises Cruise Reviews

Our group in front of one of the pyramids on our last day
On the hot air balloon ride in Luxor over the Valley of the Kings
On the hot air balloon ride in Luxor over the Valley of the Kings
Our group (BUS 1!) with Mohamed at Abu Simbel
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WE HAD HIGH EXPECTATIONS!

Review for S.S. Catherine to Europe - All

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LindaWigg
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We were due to go on a French river cruise in August, but unfortunately it was cancelled. We then saw that Uniworld, supposedly one of the best river cruise lines, were offering their trips for half the normal price. It seemed too good an opportunity to miss. Things did not bode well from the start. We experienced a great deal of difficulty booking the cruise, because staff in the UK office ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Suite with Full Open-Air Balcony


My first and last Uniworld cruise

Review for River Tosca to Africa

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J12345678
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

The Cruise Critic reviews helped me tremendously prior to taking my cruise so I am now giving back with my thoughts to help others! Unfortunately, our cruise did not have a good start- most of the passengers had booked this Nile River cruise based upon the cruise being on the brand new ship, the Sphinx. After unexpected fire damage on the Sphinx in December, we were told that our January cruise ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Fantastic tour for all but one day

Review for River Tosca to Middle East

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2ws
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Our TA did this tour and his reviews have always been spot on for us. So 5 couples who have traveled widely and together went. I have read previous reviews that were critical of the information given by their Egyptologist. We had Tarek and he was great! As my wife told him when we said good bye, we were 10 educators by profession, and he was a master educator for all 10 of us. We were met by the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


98% Wonderful!

Review for River Tosca to Middle East

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KarenLAdler
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I just completed the Uniworld “Splendors of Egypt & The Nile” twelve-day cruise/tour of Egypt. I would like to elaborate on our experience, which was for the most part very positive. EGYPTOLOGIST I’ll start with the most important element of this trip, our Egyptologist. His performance was crucial to the success of the trip. Without a qualified guide the journey would ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Wonderful Boat, lousy tour of ancient Egypt

Review for River Tosca to Middle East

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BarbaraMafuta
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose Uniworld as friends said their experience is ultimate pleasure and luxury. That said, we also wanted a total cultural experience of the wonders of Ancient Egypt. We read reviews that extolled the Uniworld Egyptologists as knowledgeable and entertaining. We were excited to experience this as we wondered at the marvels of the temples, tombs, etc. This was a family trip and we loved ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Presidential Suite


NEVER use Uniworld!!

Review for River Tosca to Africa

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willowgate11
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Many days we were ‘on the bus’ very early – often between 6:30am-7:00. Some days were even earlier. We would go from breakfast (which had to be eaten by 6:00, to make it to the bus) until 2:00-2:30 without any food. One day our excursion went from 7:15am -3:00pm – NO FOOD. There were small mandarin oranges on the bus and on one occasion bananas. Thus, we were going 8-9 hours with NO FOOD. I ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


Memorable Cruise on the World's Greatest River!

Review for River Tosca to Middle East

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KevScratch
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I had always wanted to see Egypt and the Nile. A wonderful friend took me on this cruise for a special birthday. The sites were truly spectacular, especially the Pyramids of Gaza, the Valley of the Kings, and especially Abu Simbel. We had early departures for many of the tours off ship, but that was not a problem. We had to pay extra for the trip (involving a flight) to Abu Simbel - but it was ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


Uniworld Queen Isabel disappoints

Review for Queen Isabel to Europe - River Cruise

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love2read
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I have sailed with Uniworld twice before and with Viking a few times. I chose this sailing because of the beauty of Portugal and the friendliness of its people. Although the scenery was lovely, people do need to understand that the regulations on the Douro only allow for sailing during daylight hours. This means very limited time in port and a lot of time on the ship. Also, except for Porto, ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Window


Wonderful Egyptian adventure

Review for River Tosca to Africa

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Saosinmax
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we wanted to see Egypt, and we found this cruise after a Uniworld cruise down the Danube. We had 2 days in Cairo with the tour guide before joining the boat. When we arrived on the ship we were welcomed by the crew and escorted to our cabins which were larger than expected, and very comfortable. The crew were very welcoming and helpful. We were welcomed and well ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Uniworld & River Tosca outstanding

Review for River Tosca to Middle East

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Mendhamcruise
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We booked our bucket list cruise to Egypt last August. Having River cruised before and not liking it for various reasons as well as reading some of the reviews on the Tosca we were cautious booking but the only way to really do Egypt is by the Nile. I have to say we just returned from one of the best ever vacations. The Tosca is a beautiful vessel with old world beauty and charm. I felt like I ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


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