How to plan a Nile Cruise is a very important question that represents the key factor to an amazing vacation experience in Egypt. The main goal of this article is to offer every traveler all the information and facts about how to enjoy the best Nile River Experience across Upper Egypt. This article was written by a group of very skilled team of tour operators, tour guides, and travel consultants who know the best way to plan a magical Nile river cruise experience. Among the most exciting experiences that can be enjoyed in a great country like Egypt is getting on the board of one of its deluxe floating hotels "Nile River Cruise" to enjoying an unforgettable sailing adventure and visiting some of the greatest attractions & landmarks ever been constructed by a man.
Upper Egypt only contains around one-third of Egypt’s great monuments and the best way to visit them all is while traveling between Luxor & Aswan on the board of a Nile River Cruise. Here is all information you need to know about the Nile cruise. There are a lot of types of Nile River Cruises in Egypt, some of them are standard, others luxury ones, some of them start from Aswan, others start from Luxor, and other differences that provide travelers with so many alternatives to choose from and while planning a Nile cruise tour, you need to keep in mind some of our major tips to be able to enjoy the most fascinating Nile tour experience ever and here are some of our main steps for planning an amazing Nile river cruise experience:
When it comes to a Nile River Cruise tour, you need to concentrate on who you are booking a tour with than concentrating on the price as you can save lots of money with a travel agency but live the worst experience ever due to a wrong choice of the Nile River Cruise or bad guidance. You need to choose a travel agency with a good reputation and a long history of arranging Nile River Cruise tours as this one will be able to choose a very good Nile River Cruise for you and also get a good price for you based on the contracts it has. Egypt Tours Portal is proud to say that we have a history of more than 33 years of experience in the field of tourism and during that entire time, we have been arranging the best Nile River cruise tours ever for our guests from all around the world.
Nile River Cruise tours are always available during the whole year in Egypt and it depends mainly on you and on the timing you are going to have your holiday in Egypt. You know of course that there is peak & off-peak seasons in Egypt that control the tour prices but in general, the best time to have such magical experiences is between October and the end of April that marks the end of the summer season and the end of the Easter Season. You can start checking the seasons of offers and discounts to manage a good price for your Nile River Cruise. You just need to stay away from the summer season as you won’t enjoy in Upper Egypt during the heat of the daytime.
In order to enjoy the most enjoyable and comfortable Nile River Cruise, every traveler should calculate his or her budget before booking a Nile Cruise. everyone should figure out all costs of your chosen Nile cruise, the Nile cruise accommodations, the tour guides whether private or among a group, all the meals & drinks, domestic transportation, and anything that can cost you any money. The most crucial part of planning a Nile Cruise will be choosing your Nile Cruise since there are different types of Nile River Cruises that cost with different price tags such as:
1. Luxor and Aswan Nile Cruises are the most common choice as they offer the most complete and magical experience across all the monuments and treasures of this ancient Egyptian civilization along the Nile between the heavenly cities of Luxor and Aswan, with top facilities, entertaining activities, and premium service with prices starting from $425. These Nile Cruises come in three different categories which are Standard Nile Cruise, Deluxe Nile Cruise, and Luxury Nile Cruise which you can explore in full detail in our article How to Choose the best Nile Cruise.
2. Lake Nasser Cruises is a wonderful vessel that provides a relaxing and fun journey to the south with 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 with prices starting from $520.
3. Dahabiya Nile Cruises are all about inclusiveness and privacy. Onboard the Dahabiyas, every traveler will be sailing in complete intimacy with the highest level of luxury. Plus, cast their eyes on all the heavenly attractions along the Nile with prices starting from $775.
The main advice to keep in mind when it comes to booking a Nile River Cruise tour is that “The earlier you book your cruise, the best chance to be accommodated at a much better one”. And the reason behind this is that when you contact a travel agency, they start searching for the available Nile River Cruises until they find the ones that match your schedule and then you can choose from them the best based on the reviews and you can also get a really good price but if you waited to have a last-minute booking, you may not find a good Nile River Cruise and you may not even find available cruise so it is highly recommended that you start your bookings as soon as you can to get the best price & availability. You can read more about how to book a Nile river cruise.
You need to know that you have the chance to choose between three different Nile River Cruise durations which are three, four, and seven nights’ accommodation. From Luxor, you will have two options, either to spend 4 nights or 7 nights. From Aswan, you will have the availability of both 3 & 7 nights’ accommodation so, in order to choose the most suitable Nile River Cruise package for you, you need to determine first the starting & ending points and then start checking which Nile River Cruise category you would like to go for.
Just like any place you are planning to go to, you need to check the main items to bring with you to enjoy your stay especially because you will be in the middle of the Nile River. Among the most essential items to bring with you while boarding your Nile River Cruise are your sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, medicine, and if you are traveling in winter, you need to bring an extra blanket with you and heavy clothes. This is the best time to go ahead and book the most fascinating Nile River Cruise experience with the professionals so contact us now to get the best available Nile River Cruise for you and let the magic begins.
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