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Explore Egypt with Nile Cruise

Explore magic Egypt on a Nile Cruise

Close your eyes and imagine yourself sailing on the traditional Felucca enjoying the views of Elephantine Island. Imagine this magical view on the Nile. One of the best ways to have the best experience during your cruise with Egypt Tours is to enjoy a dinner cruise. This is the ideal way to unwind before making the most of this experience 

Why was the Nile River so important to ancient Egypt?

The Nile Cruise in Egypt

The Nile River was an incredible natural phenomenon that helped define ancient Egyptian civilization. Its floodplain, water, and silt were essential in fueling agriculture and helping create a unified polity, while its temples honored deities while supporting ma'at, an ideology of balance and harmony within life and nature.

The Nile River played an essential part in Egyptian society. From being used for worship services and trade to being the source of travel and transportation, the river played an essential role. Boats played an integral role in the economy by expediting mining expeditions, building projects and general travel more efficiently. Funerary rituals also relied heavily on the transportation of objects used for afterlife purposes on and along the Nile.

As well as its daily impact, the Nile served as a boundary between Egypt and its southern neighbor, Nubia. The river's basin features many cataracts that create natural barriers between Upper and Lower Egypt with our Egypt travel packages, you will be able to explore the Nile between Upprer and Lower Egypt


The ancient Egyptians, known as Ateru, took full advantage of this unique geography to construct monumental temples and tombs along its banks. Today, these structures remain among Egypt's greatest treasures and must-sees. On every visit with Egypt Classic Tours, you will visit the most unique ancient destinations, such as the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Karnak Temples, and Abu Simbel Temple. Other sights you must not miss while on a Nile cruise include Queen Hatshepsut Temple, the Valley of Kings or Abu Simbel Temples.

Egypt Nile cruise best Egypt must see locations

Egypt Nile cruise best Egypt must see locations

Explore a country that has long captivated explorers, artists, writers and philosophers on a Nile cruise tours Don't miss Luxor Temple's Great Hypostyle Hall, West Bank Valley of Kings & Queens, Kom Ombu and Edfu temples, as well as Aswan's Nubian Museum, which houses artifacts of Egypt's ancient Nubian population and provides insight into their culture relics from Karnak Temple, This cruise promises unforgettable sights!

On an Egypt luxury tours, you can explore the Nile in the most luxurious way by DahabiyaThere are several reasons why many travelers choose the Dahabiya Nile Cruise,It gives them the opportunity to avoid crowds and enjoy exclusive comfort and privacy. An expert Egyptologist onboard Harmony V and onshore will bring history alive. Experience Luxor (known in ancient times as Thebes), visit its stunning Great Temple of Karnak and Queen Nefertari's tomb, travel through the Valley of Kings and Queens, where you'll get up close to its gilded treasures, and much more.

Explore ancient Egypt on a 7-day Cairo and Nile Cruise Honeymoon Package

Beyond the Pyramids

Pyramids in Giza

Discover treasures on an extraordinary tour through ancient Egypt, where temples and tombs decorated with intricate hieroglyphs have long captivated visitors. Your tour starts in Cairo, home of the famous Egyptian Museum before traveling onward to Giza and Abu Simbel for jaw-dropping pyramids topped by immense statues. Also explore Luxor and Karnak Temples along the Nile, tombs in the Valley of Kings, Aswan High Dam and the Philae Temple dedicated to the Crocodile god Sobek!

On a Nine-nights cruise, Easter Magic on the Nile you'll have ample time to visit all of Egypt's highlights: Giza Pyramids Complex and Great Sphinx, as well as Luxor and Karnak temples;

Nile River cruises offer one of the most relaxing ways to travel across Egypt, as temperatures are cooler and there are fewer crowds like in Aswan day tours. But no matter when or how often you go, a river cruise offers a comfortable way to travel throughout Egypt's vast landscape. Most boats feature spacious lounges and restaurants, as well as spa services and plunge pools, and most excursions to ancient temples or tombs with expert guides lead the way as well.

Egypt family journey Across the Nile

Your private Egyptologist guide will accompany you as you sail the Nile in a traditional felucca (sailboat). Take in views of Kitchener Island, established by British army leader Lord Kitchener,and hear about one of Egypt's greatest love stories at Agha Khan Mausoleum.

Nile cruises provide an unforgettable journey, from four-night voyages to Luxor to seven night roundtrips, where temples and tombs adorn both sides of the Nile. As your journey progresses, more stops may become available however, it should be noted that many sites require walking for long stretches at a time and standing for extended periods to visit properly.

Egyptian Nile cruises designed specifically for families in Egypt family tours typically provide children's clubs where youngsters can participate in activities, games, and arts and crafts to keep them occupied during free time. Additional onboard amenities may include spa services, library resources or plunge pools.

On Egypt Nile Cruise tours, you'll get to enjoy all your meals aboard and partake in an old world tradition: set seating at meal times. While many cruise lines have abandoned this practice, Nile ships still adhere to it so families can sit together during each mealtime. Furthermore, most Nile cruises provide fun onboard activities for an enjoyable and relaxing cruise experience.

The budget for a trip can vary greatly depending on the destination, duration, accommodation choices, activities, and personal preferences. Researching average costs, including accommodation, transportation, meals, and attractions, will help you estimate your budget more accurately.

The essential travel documents usually include a valid passport, visas (if required), airline tickets, hotel reservations, travel insurance, and any necessary identification cards. It's always a good idea to make copies of these documents and store them separately as a backup.

Egypt is famous for its ancient historical sites. Some of the must-visit attractions include the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings, Abu Simbel, and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

The best time to visit Egypt is during the cooler months of October to April when temperatures are more comfortable for exploring the historical sites. However, if you're interested in diving in the Red Sea, the summer months offer warm waters and excellent visibility.

When visiting religious sites such as mosques or temples, it's important to dress modestly out of respect. Both men and women should have their shoulders and knees covered. It's also advisable for women to carry a scarf to cover their hair if needed.

The best months to enjoy the Middle East tours are generally April and May, or October and November, however this can vary depending on where you're traveling and what you want to do. Temperatures are normally pleasant rather than extremely hot during certain hours, though crowds may be strong at some attractions.

The most prevalent mode of transportation is by bus. In the absence of this, you'll typically find shared taxis or tourist buses running routes to major sights (such as Petra in Jordan). While flying is the shortest way to travel between Middle Eastern destinations.

If you wish to take a big tour of the Middle East, you should plan at least a 10-day itinerary of Middle East Packages to allow ample time in each country. You may also need to allow extra time to go from one location to another due to security and border crossings between countries.

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