Nile River Cruises

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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

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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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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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.

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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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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.

FromUSD 1'540
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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

FromUSD 1'550
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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. 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, German, Spanish

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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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FAQ

A-In Egypt, you can have a truly special experience to sail via the longest river in the world which is called "The Nile River". To have such an exceptional tour, you need to get on the board of a Nile cruise putting in mind that there are tens of different Nile Cruises from different categories. The most recommended Nile cruise categories in Egypt are the 5* and the 5* High Deluxe category. Prices differ from a cruise to another based on the facilities on each cruise and the time you would like to visit Egypt in and to check the best possible Nile River Cruise with the different guided prices, kindly check our best suggested.


A-The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c. Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate all along the coasts.


A-Dress not just for the heat, but for the culture. This is a conservative, Muslim culture and should be respected accordingly. Women should refrain from wearing short shorts, see-through clothing or swimwear when on shore excursions. In mosques, for example, women and men should wear clothing that covers both their legs and upper arms.


A-When it comes to choosing the best and the most suitable time to have a perfect Nile river cruise vacation, you will find that the period from the end of October till the middle of April is the best season ever to plan your Nile river cruise vacation in. You can choose any time between the mentioned period to have your vacation at but kindly notice that Easter and Christmas seasons in Egypt are considered the peaked seasons and prices get higher during those seasons that any other period during the whole year so kindly put this in mind while planning your marvelous Nile River Cruise vacation in the land of Pharaohs, however, you will get the most incomparable affordable tour prices from our side to enjoy the true concept of having an imaginary holiday.


A-In Egypt, you can have a truly special experience to sail via the longest river in the world which is called "The Nile River". To have such an exceptional tour, you need to get on the board of a Nile cruise putting in mind that there are tens of different Nile Cruises from different categories. The most recommended Nile cruise categories in Egypt are the 5* and the 5* High Deluxe category. Prices differ from a cruise to another based on the facilities on each cruise and the time you would like to visit Egypt in and to check the best possible Nile River Cruise with the different guided prices, kindly check our best suggested


A-There are two types of Nile river cruises in Egypt, the first one is the private Nile river cruise also known as "Dahabiya" which has about 10 cabins and the standard, more common group, Nile river cruise which has about 150 cabins equipped with everything a traveler could need.


A-The Nile river cruise is basically a fully equipped floating hotel which holds sun deck, a full entertaining center, an inner swimming pool, lounge bar, discotheque, a marvelous restaurant, a spa, beauty center, a laundry, and gift shops and a safe deposit box, and everything you would expect from a hotel.