Egypt Nile Cruise Tours are among the classic tours in Egypt, that all travelers would like to cruise the Nile River during Christmas tours in Egypt or while the best weather during Easter tours in Egypt.
If you're planning to visit Egypt, then you should consider adding the Egypt Nile River Cruise Tours to your bucket list, as it is a very unique experience during Egypt Tours that is not comparable with any other things to do in Egypt.
Egypt Nile River Cruise Tours is one of the classic tours in Egypt, that all travelers would like to cruise the Nile River during Christmas tours in Egypt or while the best weather during Easter tours in Egypt.
Covering most of Luxor day tours in addition to Aswan excursions, that is why Egypt Nile cruises are meant to be Egypt's best tours for those who seek culture, history of Egypt, and luxurious accommodation while sailing the Nile Valley.
Alongside the Nile, the East and West banks of the Nile River are stuffed with archaeological sites, monuments, and temples. Huge pillars flanking the enormous temples with its astonishing statues for the kings and pharaohs of ancient Egypt.
Luxor City, the biggest open-air museum
Luxor, without a doubt, is the richest place where you can find almost 1/3 of the world's monuments which made it like an open-air museum. Luxor Temple, one of the most interesting temples that were built during the New Kingdom by King Amenhotep III, but many additions were added by King Ramses II and the golden King Tutankhamen.
Karnak Temple which is separated from the Temple of Luxor by means of a passage flanked by sphinxes and known as the avenue of the sphinxes is as big as a small village when it is seen from above while having a hot air balloon ride in Luxor, the temple was dedicated to the triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonso, Egyptian deities who had been worshiped among numerous of gods and goddesses of the ancient Egyptian religion.
Not very far, at the other side of the Nile (West Bank) are the colossal statues of King Amenhotep III known as the Colossi Memnon, gigantic seated statues for the king that are not very well-preserved.
The Temple of Deir El-Bahari of Queen Hatshepsut at the foot of the mountain is what reflects how great and powerful this queen, considering the time, 3480 years ago a whole empire being ruled by a woman.
Valley of the Kings is a substitution royal necropolis for the Kings of the New Kingdom other than the huge pyramids that were built during the Old Kingdom like the great pyramid of King Cheops, pyramids of Chephren, and Mycerinus in Giza Necropolis. Kings like Tutankhamen used very skilled workmanship and artisans to cut their burial tombs through the bottom of the mountain to avoid being robbed, and the area also has a city for the artisans who had lived and been buried at the place known as Deir El-Madina.
Horus Temple, Sobek Temple, the importance of ancient Egyptian deities
Other temples between Luxor and Aswan like the temple of Kom Ombo which was dedicated for the local crocodile god Sobek, and the falcon god Horus Temple at Edfu are great examples of how important religion was for ancient Egyptians, even after Egypt had been conquered by Alexander the Great who is the founder of Alexandria City, he had to prove his loyalty for the Egyptian gods in order to have respect and be welcomed by ancient Egyptians, so he visited the Temple of the Oracle in Siwa Oasis at the Western Desert of Egypt to assure his divinity by god Amun-Ra. The Siwa Oasis tour from Cairo can be arranged easily by Cairo Top Tours.
Types of Nile Cruises in Egypt
There are two kinds of Egypt Nile Cruise Tours, 5 Days Nile Cruise Tour from Luxor to Aswan, and 4 Day Nile River Cruise from Aswan to Luxor.
The Aswan to Luxor Nile Cruise usually sets out during Fridays while Luxor to Aswan Nile Cruises starts every Monday.
You can choose between more than 30 Egypt Nile Cruises with 5-star accommodation and all-inclusive stay like:
MS Semiramis II Nile Cruise Luxor to Aswan
5 Day Movenpick MS Royal Lily Nile Cruise from Luxor
Movenpick MS Royal Lotus Nile Cruise
Or if you like more privacy and luxury you can book our Dahabiya Cruise Luxor to Aswan.
Lake Nasser Cruises, the hidden secrets of Nubia
Another type of Nile Cruises in Egypt is the Lake Nasser Cruises, different monuments, and sights after crossing the High Dam in Aswan, and you can book the best boats to experience the Lake Nasser Cruise Tours like the Movenpick Prince Abbas Lake Nasser Cruise and the Steigenberger Omar El Khayam Lake Cruise.
Would you like to live a journey through ancient Egyptian culture and mythology? you can make it happen and spend a day to visit Abydos, Giza, Luxor, Aswan to see the tombs of the Pharaohs adorned with very clear, detailed and beautifully painted scenes of the various deities of ancient Egypt as well as many other sites, cities, adventures and things to do in Cairo, you can try and book one of our range of Egypt tours and Egypt Travel Packages many privately guided groups of Cairo day tours from airport and Egypt day tours to explore the capital city of Egypt, Cairo you can check a lot of Egypt tour itineraries or go on one of our full Cairo Day tours like:
- Giza Pyramids Camel Ride.