Inside Viking’s new river cruise ship custom built for the Nile in Egypt

Viking Osiris  (Courtesy Viking Cruises)The theatrical release of Death on the Nile, based on the popular Agatha Christie novel of the same name, earlier this year, perhaps ignited a resurgence in river cruise travel in the region.

Expanding its existing fleet on the Nile, Viking Cruises is preparing to launch a brand new vessel that it touts as the most upscale commercial passenger ship in Egypt. Viking now has three ships in operation on the Nile with three more planned to set sail in the coming years.

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