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On a Nile River Cruise, Discover Egypt’s Timeless Lifeline

Flowing through the heart of Egypt, the Nile River offers a glimpse into a way of life that has remained unchanged for centuries. Embark on Exquisite Egypt Nile Cruise to experience a rich immersion in the spectacular ancient wonders that line the banks of this legendary river. Joined by the best Egyptologists in the region, relish visits to unique sites - including immense and awe-inspiring Luxor, epically storied temples like Isis and Kom Ombo, and Aswan, the jewel of the Nile - as well as access to private docks in both Luxor and Aswan.

Discover it all from the seat of a boutique Egypt Nile River cruise ship with Journey To Egypt, experiencing the stylish Nile River Cruise Boats. Every moment aboard promises personalized service, luxurious amenities and legendary Egyptian hospitality, paired ideally with the expertise and authenticity that only Journey To Egypt - the world’s leader in luxury travel - can deliver.

Recommended Nile Cruise Journeys Luxor To Aswan

4 Night Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan

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. Cruises Schedule: Every Saturday Or Monday Or Thursday Tour Advantages Embark on a four-night Nile river cruise, gliding in comfort through stirring desert landscapes and going ashore to discover ancient Egypt’s most awe-inspiring sites. Descend into the tombs of the Pharaohs, in the Valley of the Kings. Marvel at the colossal statues and towering colonnade of the sprawling Temple of Luxor, and listen as your expert tour guide deciphers the scenes carved upon them. [OPTIONAL, $110 Per Person Per Trip] Journey to Abu Simbel to set eyes upon the imposing twin temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari.

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8 Day Nile Cruise Luxor to Luxor

It is a journey where Egypt moves past you, children swimming in the Nile River, people riding donkeys, farmers planting their lands, fishermen in feluccas will wave back to you the same way their ancestors did to the pharaohs thousands of years ago. Our 8 Day Nile Cruise tours include visit to Valley of Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Karnak temples then enjoy the monuments in other cities along your journey to Aswan to see Edfu temple, Kom ombo temple and finally see the main monuments in Aswan, the High Dam, Philae temple, Unfinished Obelisk. Schedule: Every Saturday Or Monday Or Thursday TOUR ADVANTAGES Sail the Nile River on a 5 Star Nile Cruise. 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. Sail the Nile in a felucca (sailboat). Design your Day on Day 5. ""

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Recommended Nile Cruise Journeys Aswan To Luxor

3 Night Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor

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 three nights along the Nile. Cruises Schedule: Every Friday Or Monday Or Wednesday Tour Advantages Embark on a three-night Nile river cruise, gliding in comfort through stirring desert landscapes and going ashore to discover ancient Egypt’s most awe-inspiring sites. Descend into the tombs of the Pharaohs, in the Valley of the Kings. Marvel at the colossal statues and towering colonnade of the sprawling Temple of Luxor, and listen as your expert tour guide deciphers the scenes carved upon them. (OPTIONAL, $110 Per Person Per Trip) Journey to Abu Simbel to set eyes upon the imposing twin temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari.

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4 Day Nile Cruise Aswan, Abu Simbel & Luxor

On this intriguing 4 day itinerary, you can immerse yourself in ancient secret, long burial in desert sands while enjoying the welcoming culture of Egypt as you explore with Journey to Egypt. Your journey begins in Aswan and serene Philae temple and set out for Abu Simbel to admire the great temple of Ramesse II. A picturesque voyage along the Nile River brings you to Kom Ombo and Edfu city, where you’ll visit the temple of Hours, It’s one of Egypt best preserved temples. Luxor is next, satisfy your curiosity at the great temples of Luxor, Karnak and remarkable Valley of the Kings, here you’ll enjoy privileged access to the tombs of the Pharaohs, and exquisite preserved site. Cruises Schedule: Every Friday Or Monday Or Wednesday

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Discover More about Nile River Cruises

  • Acamar Nile Cruise

    Go on a thrilling adventure across the Nile River from the comfort of a splendid ship, where you and your loved ones will be treated like nothing but Royalty. On the magical water of the Nile, yo...
  • Mövenpick MS Hamees Nile Cruise

    The Mövenpick MS Hamees has a comfortable and contemporary design and is among the largest and best-appointed crafts on the River Nile. Enjoy a truly memorable journey from Luxor to Aswan an...
  • Mövenpick MS Royal Lily

    The Mövenpick MS Royal Lily sends you on a trip connecting both land and water. Enjoy luxurious on-board travel while exploring the mysteries of 7,000 years of Egyptian civilisation. The Nil...
  • Mövenpick MS Sun Ray Nile Cruise

    A memorable Nile cruise Follow in the footsteps of the pharaohs as you cruise the iconic river Nile from Luxor to Aswan Or Aswan to Luxor in style on the Mövenpick MS Sunray. With an elegant...
  • MS Amwaj Nile Cruise

    The ancient Egyptians were one of the most impressive civilisations the world has seen, but other ethnicities have shaped this country too, making Egypt a unique mix of the Arabian...
  • MS Farah Nile Cruise

    Farah means Happiness and Joy in Arabic; and this is simply what we aspire: make our Guest happy and satisfied to have chosen us for their trip along the Nile. Farah Nile Cruise offers 60 deluxe...
  • MS Le Fayan Nile Cruise

    A cruise on the Nile in the wake of ancient Egyptian an adventure into the world of the Pharaohs and the exploration of their mammoth culture. On MS Le Fayan Nile Cruise, you start your Journey i...
  • MS Mayfair Nile Cruise

    Sail the majestic Nile River between Luxor and Aswan aboard one of our cruises and experience true luxury. Mayfair Cruises offer 3, 4, and 7 nights itineraries between Luxor and Aswan that allow ...
  • MS Mayflower Nile Cruise

    Indulge in the sweet life aboard M.S. Mayflower and discover grandeur elegance set off by regal accommodation, succulent flavours, a flair of fun and exciting night time celebrations. Cruise past...

Recommended Journeys to Egypt

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.

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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.