About nicko cruises
For more than 20 years, nicko cruises ships have been sailing the world's rivers. The fleet currently consists of 25 ships, which are divided into the ship types nicko boutique, nicko modern and nicko classic. In addition to a variety of European destinations the cruise operator also offers some exotic destinations such as Myanmar and Vietnam. The river cruises can be supplemented by various services, such as pre-bookable beverage packages or various arrival and departure options.
Built in 2004, the ship offers all the amenities of a luxury hotel to a maximum of 110 guests. The cabins are exceptionally large and bright, and the public areas of the M/S Heidelberg leave nothing to be desired off. So you can expect a true oasis of relaxation in the spacious spa, the well-stocked library invites you to immerse yourself into a good book and the sundeck awaits you with fun and games of chess and shuffleboard.
Life on Board
The atmosphere on board the M/S Heidelberg is cozy, familiar and luxurious. Whether you want to enjoy a quiet moment to immerse yourself in a good book or to attend a social event on board, on this ship everything will be taken care of. Various theme evenings or quiz shows will be offered and will not let boredom arise. The clothing on board is casual, for dinner more formal clothing is desired. During the shore excursions, German-speaking tour guides convey exciting knowledge about regional culture, nature and important cities.
All cabins are spacious outside cabins. Stylishly and elegantly furnished, they offer guests with about 18 m² (single cabins about 13 m²) enough space to unfold. On the middle deck and upper deck, all cabins are equipped with large floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that open to a French balcony. The cabins on the main deck have non-opening portholes. All cabins are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning, shower / WC, hairdryer, music channel / radio, satellite TV, safe, minibar and telephone
Food and Beverages
Culinary delights await you in the beautiful panoramic restaurant, where all guests can sit comfortably at a table time. On the day of embarkation you can reserve your table in the restaurant for the duration of the entire cruise. The menu includes both international specialties and typical dishes from the region.
Entertainment, Sports and Relaxation
For your free time, the restaurant offers theme nights and music programs as well as books, board and card games. Quiet moments can be found on the spacious sundeck with deck chairs and seating areas. For relaxation, the spa area with sauna, steam room and relaxation room awaits you. If you would like to do some sports you can visit the gym on board. Interesting excursions on land complete the program on board.
The cruise operator offers optional bookable shore excursions, which are adapted to the respective length of stay in the port. Suitable for your cruise you can book a trip package that combines the highlights of each route into a single package. On board, however, you can also book only certain elements of the excursion packages, as long as there are seats available, and make your cruise even more individual. On many excursions, an audio system is available so that you can follow the explanations of your tour guide quite relaxed, without missing interesting highlights. In addition to classic excursion programs, nicko cruises also offers active bike trips.
If you want to travel exclusively and luxuriously with a river cruise and do not want to miss anything, then you are right on board the M / S Heidelberg.