River Nile Cruises are one of the best ways to see Egypt and the relics of its ancient past. Cruising between Luxor and Aswan will give you time to relax and take in the scenery of the Nile Valley while enjoying daily tours from your Nile Cruise to some of the most impressive Ancient Egyptian temples such as: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Hatshepsut Temple, Clossoi Amenoon, Philae Temple, Abu Simbel Temple and many more. Journey To Egypt offers a variety of high-quality options selected from among the best cruises available on the Nile.
Egypt is home to one third of the world's antiquities, while Luxor is referred to as the world's greatest open air museum.
Opportunity to explore an ancient civilisation with access to 5,000 years of ancient Egyptian history.
Cruise the epic Nile River on board authentic boutique ships, guided by world renowned Egyptologists Wonderful blend of East and West.
Legendary Egyptian hospitality and service.
The Nile was the lifeline of ancient Egyptian civilisation and today the banks of the river are dotted with ancient tombs and temples.
Lying 420 miles south of Cairo, Luxor is the most dramatic historical site in Egypt - and is often referred to as the world’s greatest open air museum. Luxor is the modern day name for Thebes, the ancient capital city of the New Kingdom Pharaohs. Today, Luxor is home to more than half of Egyptian antiquities and is a must-see destination for any visitor to Egypt.
Aswan is the “Jewel of the Nile”. Pink and grey granite thrusts upward through the Nubian sandstone, forming mountains, cliffs and jagged outcrops. The Nile runs clear and cold here, and endless waves of golden sand swirl against its banks.
Q-How much is a Nile cruise? A-Nile cruises offered online or by JOURNEY TO EGYPT start from around $150 per day and that's for 5 star standard cruise ships. Generally these prices include 3 meals a day, plus 10 expert-led shore excursions with a Certified Professional Guides.
Q-Best time for Nile River Cruise? A-The best time to for Nile Cruise is October through April when the temperatures are mild and good weather. However, late spring – Easter Time – is also prime tourist season.
Q-Is it safe to do a Nile Cruise?A-There is no FCO advice against travel to Cairo, Alexandria, the tourist areas along the Nile, and the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada. The section of the country between the Nile and the Red Sea is also considered mostly safe.
Q-Which is the best Nile Cruise Ship?A- Most Nile Cruise Ships carry between 70 and 120 passengers and have four or five decks (but no lift), including a sun deck with loungers and a pool. The uber-stylish Oberoi Zahra is currently considered the best boat on the Nile.
Q-How long is a Nile Cruise?A-Most Nile cruise itineraries are a 3 night Nile cruise, 4 night Nile Cruise or 7 night Nile cruise. More exotic trips can occasionally stretch from 10 days to two weeks know as Long Nile Cruises
Q-How far is Luxor from Aswan? A-The distance between Luxor and Aswan is 181 km. The road distance is 214.5 km.
Q-Is the Nile River safe to swim in? A-Yes, of course! Every week our guests swim in the Nile without any problems or cause for concern. The currents ensure that you are swimming in clean, non-stagnant water.