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    Journey To Egypt offers the most recommended Nile River Cruise Holidays. Choose your Dream Nile Cruise Journey based on Your Interests, Budge...

Discover Egypt with our Nile River Cruises

Enjoy a trip to the heart of Egypt, and take the Nile River Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or a Lake Nasser Cruise. It is the best way to see the incredible ruins of ancient Egypt and modern life along the banks of the Nile, which has brought life to Egypt for millennia.

By sailing onboard Egypt Nile cruises between Luxor and Aswan, you will have the chance to visit fascinating attractions in Upper Egypt such as Luxor Temple (the world’s largest outdoor museum), Karnak Temple (the heart of Egypt during the New Kingdom), Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Hatshepsut is distinguished in history for being one of the most successful pharaohs of Ancient Egypt), Philae Temple (Philae rose to prominence during the Ptolemaic Dynasty as the center of the cult of the goddess Isis) and many more!

Experience a relaxing journey to the south on a Lake Nasser cruise to see the monuments and ruins of Ancient Nubia. You will spend an evening docked next to the temples at Abu Simbel (these huge rock-cut temples marked the southern boundary of the Egyptian Empire with Nubia at the peak of its power during the New Kingdom).

Check out all our available itineraries for Egypt Nile cruises and Lake cruises now and plan your long-awaited and dreamed trip with us.

  • 10 Day Cairo, Alexandria, & the Nile

    On this 10-day tour of Egypt, enjoy the sites by land and sea. Begin in Cairo to visit the pyramids and the Sphinx. Then, fly to Luxor for some sightseeing, before boarding a multiday cruise alon...
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  • 11 Day Cairo & Cruise 7 night

    This journey is the ideal way to see Egypt. Not only can you enjoy the wonderful ancient sites along the Nile, from Luxor to Aswan but also Visit famous Pyramids of Giza, feel an authen...
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  • 8 Day Pyramids & Nile Cruise by Air

    Bask in the timeless majesty of ancient Egypt on an immersive journey through the land of the pharaohs, exploring its quintessential archaeological treasures with an expert tour guide, and cruise...
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IDEAS FOR YOUR NILE CRUISE JOURNEY

Luxor & Aswan Nile Cruises

One of the best ways to see Egypt and the relics of its ancient past is by taking a Nile cruise.

Dahabiya Nile Cruises

Do you want to make a trip to previous era? It’s absolutely possible with our authentic tours.

Lake Nasser Cruises

Lake Nasser cruises can offer you an unique experience for exploring ancient Nubian culture and nature.

RECOMMENDED NILE CRUISE JOURNEYS

11 Day Cairo & Cruise 7 night

This journey is the ideal way to see Egypt. Not only can you enjoy the wonderful ancient sites along the Nile, from Luxor to Aswan but also Visit famous Pyramids of Giza, feel an authentic spirit of old Cairo ! Be sure, it will be one of the most exciting Egypt tours, you’ve ever made! Highlights Discover Egypt on a special holiday departure, including seven-night Nile cruise. Ride Like a Local on camel back and sail the Nile in a felucca (sailboat). Gain entry the tomb of “the boy king,” Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings. Discover the archaeological icons of ancient Egypt, with your own private and expert local guides. Design your Day on Day 7.

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5 Day Cairo & Nile Cruise

This cultural tour will start in Cairo, where you'll explore the bustling city and visit the Pyramids of Giza, before embarking on a three-night cruise on the Nile River during which you'll visit Egypt's most famous temples including Philae temple. You'll then set sail on the Nile to Luxor with stops in Kom Ombo and Edfu. In Luxor, you'll do a tour of this historic city and visit the Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, and others before returning to Cairo to board your departure flight home. Highlights Discover the Great Pyramids of Giza. Visit one of Egypt's largest surviving temples during a Nile River cruise. Sail along the Nile River to Luxor. Walk through the Valley of the Kings.

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12 Day Cairo, Cruise & Hurghada

Explore the top sights of Egypt. Tailor-made Travel package for your holiday includes Cairo, Nile cruise and Red Sea in Hurghada. Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, Old Cairo, and Saladin’s Citadel. Then Travel to Aswan to embark on a Nile Cruise to Luxor. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the Nile. End your trip relaxing on the beach in Hurghada. Highlights Sail on a three-night Nile River cruise on a 5 Star Nile Cruise. Sail the Nile in a felucca (sailboat). Ride like a Local on camel back. Gain entry the tomb of “the Pharaohs,” in the Valley of the Kings. Discover the archaeological icons of ancient Egypt, with your own private and expert local guides.

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8 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise & Abu Simbel

Follow the ancient Nile down through Egypt to sail to some of the ancient world's most dramatic structures. Spots such as Karnak, Luxor, and Abu Simbel evoke the complex structures of ancient Egyptian life and architecture, while a city tour of Cairo and trip to the Aswan Dam will help bring you into Egypt's present. Highlights Stand in the shadows of the Pyramids. See the temples of Karnak and Luxor. Stroll through the Valley of the Kings. Sail down the ancient Nile.

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10 Day Cairo, Alexandria, & the Nile

On this 10-day tour of Egypt, enjoy the sites by land and sea. Begin in Cairo to visit the pyramids and the Sphinx. Then, fly to Luxor for some sightseeing, before boarding a multiday cruise along the Nile, with stops in Edfu and Aswan. Then, fly back to Cairo and take a day trip to Alexandria to discover the catacombs, citadel and library. Highlights Tour the famous, ancient pyramids and the Sphinx in Giza. Enjoy a cruise along the Nile River. Tour Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, and more in Luxor. Take a day trip to Alexandria to tour the catacombs, citadel, and library.

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Nile Cruise & Hurghada - 7 Days

Hit the highlights of Egypt on this tour, enjoy the sites by Nile and Sea: Begin in Aswan to visit the Philae Temple and Aswan High Dam before boarding a multiday cruise along the Nile, with stops in Kom Ombo and Edfu. Then, disembark and transfer to Hurghada on the Red Sea for a beach days at the Red Sea. Journey Schedule: Every Friday Or Monday Or Wednesday Highlights Sail down the ancient Nile. See the temples of Karnak and Luxor. Stroll through the Valley of the Kings. Enjoy a free days of relaxation at the Red Sea.

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7 Day Pyramids & Nile Cruise by Air

Scenic wonders, rich heritage, warm hospitality...all part of what makes Egypt such an intriguing place to visit. On this Egypt 7 day Pyramids and Nile Cruise package, you'll enjoy the must-see Egypt attractions, plus special experiences you won't get anywhere else. With this Egypt tour, you'll encounter Egypt unlike anything you ever imagined. Live tour guide English

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8 Day Pyramids & Nile Cruise by Air

Bask in the timeless majesty of ancient Egypt on an immersive journey through the land of the pharaohs, exploring its quintessential archaeological treasures with an expert tour guide, and cruise for four nights along the Nile. Live tour guide English, German, Spanish

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Coptic Egypt, & The Nile - 10 Days

Dive deep into Egypt's history and religion on this packed 10-day itinerary. Walk through the Old City of Cairo and see the pyramids and the Sphinx, visit the Egyptian Museum, which includes antiques that date back 5,000 years. Explore the Egypt desert, and tour ancient religious sites include several churches and monasteries mark the Holy Family Journey. Then cruise down the Nile to visit towering temples, elaborate tombs, and other monuments. Highlights Tour the famous, ancient pyramids and the Sphinx in Giza. Visit the Coptic monasteries of Wadi El Natrun. Visit Old Cairo churches and monasteries. Enjoy a cruise along the Nile River. Tour Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut,& more.

Frequently Asked Questions

It’s best to visit Egypt anytime from September to May, a period when the climate tends to be milder, but Egypt can be visited year-round.


Can’t-miss sites in Egypt include The Great Pyramids of Giza; the magnificent royal tombs of the Valley of the Kings; the Pharaonic temples of the Nile; and Karnak and Luxor, the largest open-air museum in the world. A Nile cruise offers historic sites such as Aswan and Abu Simbel, an experience best bookended with time in Cairo to explore the city’s museums, Khan el-Khalili bazaar and diverse neighborhoods.


A four-night cruise affords enough time to see the Nile’s major highlights including the temples of Luxor and Abu Simbel, while a more leisurely paced seven-night cruise reveals a wealth of additional less-frequented sites, such as Dra Abu Nag and the magnificent Medinet Habu, built by Ramses III.


Yes, visitors are allowed into select interior chambers of one of Giza’s three most iconic pyramids. The Giza Pyramid Complex (or Giza Necropolis) also comprises some ancillary pyramid complexes and the Great Sphinx of Giza.


Aswan and Abu Simbel are can’t-miss sites in Upper Egypt. Fronting the Nile, Aswan boast a wealth of monumental treasures, including the Philae temple complex, the Temple of Isis and the Temple of Khnum. Located southwest of Aswan, the small Nubian village of Abu Simbel is renowned for its two massive rock-cut temples, both built during the reign of King Ramses II (1200 BC).


Egyptologists are experts who study the language, history and culture of ancient Egypt, a period dating back to 7,000 BC. Their skillsets span humanities disciplines such as literary theory to hard sciences, including the physics of radiocarbon dating. Leading every journey to Egypt, all of JtE Guides and Resident Tour Directors are also trained Egyptologists, revealing privileged insights every step of the way.


Yes, a tourist visa is required for U.S. and Canadian passport holders for entry into Egypt. JtE recommends an electronic visa (eVisa). To apply online, visit visa2egypt.gov.eg/eVisa/Home.