The Luxury and Pleasure of a Nile Cruise
Egypt is the country that gave birth to the great’s civilization in the world and have attracted thousands of tourists each year and the Nile River has found its home here. The Nile is the longest river in the world. The river shares its water with eleven African countries, but the river is the primary water source for Egypt and Sudan. The Nile has two affluents; the White Nile and the Blue Nile. When you are traveling through Africa and you happen to visit Lake Victoria, you can see the White Nile rises through the lake and many more in the region as the White Nile is the headwaters and primary stream of the Nile. As for the Blue Nile, its adventure begins at Lake Tana in Ethiopia. The Nile has played an important role in history where different Kingdoms depended on its source, but Egypt history is rooted on this river and many of Egyptian sites are to be found alongside of the riverbanks.
When visiting Egypt, cruising on the Nile must be on any traveler list. While cruising on the Nile, you will enjoy the most incredible sunsets and sunrises in the world, you learn how to relax and laid-back while being served, you will sightsee the magnificent heritage of Egypt and its serene and divine landscapes across the Nile. Some travelers will rather sail on a felucca and others will enjoy a luxury cruise to experience the 5 star treatment.
What service to expect on a luxury 5 star cruise
When booking a luxury cruise on the Nile, the package mostly includes the following;
5 star Hotels/accommodation
Transfers (pickup and drop-off)
Assistance at Cairo Airport
Visa on Arrival
Sightseeing as per the itinerary including entrance fees and guide charges.
Excursion in A/C buses
All tours, excursions and sites as per itinerary
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees are included
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Diner. Vegetarian options are available
The wonders of Egypt while cruising and the incomparable experiences
The most sites of Ancient Civilization are to be found in the riverbanks and this allow travelers to cruise in the Nile while exploring the Egyptian heritage. When cruising on the Nile, the tour will give you an opportunity to discover Egypt as the Kings and Queens did thousand years ago.
The cruise will stop in many cities and sites. The city of Aswan is the perfect example as this southernmost city was the trade route between Africa and India where exotic goods were traded. Another city rooted in Egyptian history is Luxor and the discovering of King Tutankhamen’s tomb has made it the perfect spot to deeply understand the rich history. The Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, where you can visit the tomb of King Tut and many other nobles. While visiting the Valley, you can visit the Colossi of Memnon. Edfu is the next city where you will visit the temple of Horus, the falcon God and its sanctuary with Pharaonic architecture. Kom Ombo is marked by the Ptolemaic era and its temples of the sun of God and the crocodile God can be found here. Let’s not forget the Abu Simbel and Karnak temples.
Besides the different cities, travelers will get the chance to visit the Great Pyramids in Cairo, the colorful markets of the bustling city and the bazaars. This unforgettable experience allows travelers to enjoy the sunsets and the sunrises while sipping a drink of having dinner. Just relax for a moment and remember that Kings and Queens have enjoyed this view and these routes, a thousand years ago. This incredible feeling stays with you forever. Welcome in Egypt!
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