About nicko cruises
For more than 20 years the ships of nicko cruises have been on the rivers of the world on the road. The fleet currently consists of about 30 ships, which are divided into the ship types nicko boutique, nicko modern and nicko classic. Besides a multitude of European Destinations also include some exotic destinations such as Myanmar and Vietnam of the tour operator. The river trips can be supplemented by various services as a pre-bookable beverage package or various departure and arrival options, some of which even include a door-to-door pickup service.
With a length of 109.4 m and a width of 11.4 m for only 124 passengers, a special luxurious cruise ambience awaits you. The boutique-class nicko riverboat scores with its stylish and elegant furnishings, which can be found on the sundeck and in the panorama salon as well as in the comfortable staterooms. High-quality materials and tasteful furnishings make the cruise experience perfect! Enjoy the breathtaking view of the passing scenery, also from the private French balcony of your stateroom. Your exclusive cruise is rounded off by the service of the 35 crew members, who will ensure that you feel completely at ease.
MS Heidelberg facts
- Inaugural cruise: 2004
- Length: 109.4 m
- Width: 11.4 m
- Depth: 1.6 m
- Language: German
- Currency: Euro
- Smoking: Permitted in designated areas on the sundeck
MS Heidelberg staterooms
All staterooms are spacious outside staterooms. Stylishly and elegantly furnished, they offer guests sufficient space on around 18 sqm (single staterooms around 13 sqm). All staterooms on the middle and upper decks have large floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that can be opened to a French balcony. The staterooms on the main deck have portholes that cannot be opened. All staterooms have a bathroom with shower and toilet, a hairdryer, individually adjustable air conditioning, a radio, a TV, a safe, a minibar and a telephone.
Atmosphere on board of MS Heidelberg
The atmosphere on board is cordial and familiar. The atmosphere in the saloon is also elegant and cosy at the same time. The armchairs and sofas invite you to chat with other travellers over a drink of your choice and to share your experiences of shore excursions. We recommend sporty and elegant clothing, a pullover for the cooler evenings and sturdy shoes for the shore excursions. For dinner, well-groomed clothing is recommended. At the end of the cruise you can pay your bill and the booked excursions on board conveniently in cash, with your EC card or credit card.
MS Heidelberg restaurant
In the stylish panorama restaurant of the MS Heidelberg you can look forward to culinary specialities in a very special pleasant atmosphere. The huge glass front blurs the line between inside and outside and ensures maximum river cruise enjoyment while the crew looks after your well-being. Enjoy the friendly and competent service of the staff, who will also be happy to answer your questions and provide you with food and drink. Selected wines from the visited wine growing regions round off the culinary experience.
Entertainment, sports & relaxation
The wellness area on board takes full care of your physical and mental well-being. Relax from everyday life at home in the sauna, the steam bath and afterwards in the relaxation room. If you feel like a massage, you can also have this wish fulfilled. Sporty guests like to use the fitness room. In the evening, various entertainment programmes invite you to watch and participate. Books, board and card games are also at your disposal.
MS Heidelberg shore excursions
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, you are right on board the MS Heidelberg.
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