Timed to this week's release of 'Death on the Nile,' the latest Hercule Poirot detective mystery directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is promoting its new vesssel Sphinx.

Adapted from the Agatha Christie novel, ‘Death on the Nile’ takes place aboard a luxurious Nile cruise. The ensemble cast includes Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders and Letitia Wright.

12-day itinerary

The 84-passenger Sphinx is now plying the Nile. It offers 42 suites, a massage room, swimming pool, two gourmet dining venues and Egyptian fabrics, furniture and art. On the 12-day ‘Splendors of Egypt & the Nile’ itinerary, passengers living out their big screen dreams will begin and end their trip in Cairo, with the opportunity to visit the Egyptian Museum, the tomb of King Tutankhamun, the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.

All-inclusive cruise fares start at $6,799 per person.