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How to Book A Nile Cruise

How to Book A Nile Cruise

How to Book A Nile Cruise

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A Nile cruise is the essence of Egyptian travel as there is no better way to fully explore and understand the wonders of Luxor and Aswan. There are various elements that affect the booking of all Nile cruises, that’s why each traveler must answer a set of questions to fully understand and decide which Nile cruise is going to be boarded???. The Nile cruise is the greatest source of entertainment located in all of Egypt and to the best of the ancient Egyptian historical wonders, all while providing the greatest means of entertainment and relaxation on this floating hotel sailing on the Nile River and in this article, you will learn how to book a Nile Cruise.

Table of Content:

  1. Check Best Nile Cruises Ships
  2. Check the Nile Cruise Availability
  3. Define Your Budget Before Booking
  4. Choose What to Pack with You
  5. Know What to Wear During the Nile Cruise Trip
  6. Specify Which Nile Cruise Duration You Want
  7. Know What is the Check-In and Check-Out Time
  8. Conclusion

1- Check Best Nile Cruises Ships

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The number of Nile cruises in Egypt is countless and keeps growing each time, but in order to choose the most suitable cruise, you must decide an important factor like your budget which in turn will decide which Nile cruise to board. There are mainly two types of the Nile cruises the first is the standard Nile cruise for budget travelers which includes the Rosetta Nile cruise, the Queen Nefer Nile cruise, the Movenpick Royal lotus Splendor Nile cruise, the Movenpick Royal Lily and more, the second type is the luxury Nile cruise which possesses all the bells and whistles such as the Oberoi Zahra Nile cruise, the Sonesta Nile cruise, the Sanctuary sun boat Nile cruise and more.

2- Check the Nile Cruise Availability

Availability - How to Book a Nile Cruise - Egypt Tours Portal

Every Nile cruise has its own price tag and a number of reviews that must be examined before boarding.  Before you begin your Nile cruise, and even before booking your Nile cruise, you should always check its availability whether there is a place for you on board the cruise by viewing the time schedule of boarding or checking with your travel agency.

3- Define Your Budget Before Booking

Budget - How to Book a Nile Cruise - Egypt Tours Portal

Before booking any Nile cruise, you should know how much money are you going to spend and fully organize your budget by calculating the cost of your private or group tour, accommodations, guides, meals, drinks, transportations, and everything else onboard the Nile cruise. If you are into saving money than the standard Nile cruise is your safest choice but if you want to experience full luxury then you should board the luxury, Nile.

4- Choose What to Pack with You

What to Pack - How to Book a Nile Cruise - Egypt Tours Portal

When you board a Nile cruise, you should pack everything you could possibly need such as all the personal essential items such as cash money, sunscreen, sunglasses, all your needed medication for motion sickness, and upset stomach. You should have a light backpack on you and have your entire passport, travel document, and any contact info with you. An outlet adapter can be handy.

5- Know What to Wear During My Nile Cruise Trip?

What to Wear - How to Book a Nile Cruise - Egypt Tours Portal

In order to fully enjoy your journey on the Nile cruise, you must relax and put on some relaxing clothing like a T-Shirt and shorts plus some walking shoes and don’t forget about the scarf and a hat plus lotion to stay protected from the sun.

6- Specify Which Nile Cruise Duration You Want?

Duration - How to Book a Nile Cruise - Egypt Tours Portal

The Nile cruise Duration depends on the type of booking you have a choice, as there are three options between Luxor and Aswan or vis versa. There are 3 days Nile cruise between Aswan to Luxor where you will begin by witnessing all wonders of Aswan such as The High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae afterward Sail to Kom Ombo then Edfu the second day and at the final day head to Luxor West Bank to observe the Valley of the Kings, the Karnak temple, Queen Hatshepsut temple and between your destinations, you will enjoy your meals and overnight in your own personal cabin. The 4 nights Nile cruise is between Luxor and Aswan where you will explore Luxor attractions first then to Edfu temple then Kom Ombo temple and on the final day exploring all the attractions of Aswan. As for the 7 days Nile cruise, you will witness every single archaeological attraction between these two majestic cities.

7-Know What Is the Check-In and Checkout Time?

Check-In and Checkout - How to Book a Nile Cruise - Egypt Tours Portal

One of the most important elements in the Nile cruise is the time of checking in where you will board your Nile cruise and settle into your room and witness the facilities onboard the Nile cruise as for the check out is the time where you will leave the Nile cruise and then return to your home safely. Both times are agreed on at the time of the booking as part of the itinerary or simply by knowing the schedule of the Nile cruise.

Conclusion

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A Nile Cruise in Egypt is a chance from the heavens to enjoy your time and create some incredible memories between some unique ancient constructions and the sight of paradise across the Nile River. We are fully prepared to make your dream a reality, the moment you get in touch with us so answer the call and enjoy the ideal vacation of your fantasy.

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General Tips:

The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound.

Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.

Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

Try “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, and “Koshary”.

Buy a local SIM card so you can call anyone you want.

Quality Measures:

Professional Egyptologist Tour Guides.

Modern Air-Conditioned Vehicles.

All Accommodations at 5* Hotels and Cruises.

Entrance Fees to All Sites that Mentioned at the Itinerary.

No Hidden Charges or Taxes.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

The entire country of Egypt deserve to be seen with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen such as the breathtaking Hurghada's red sea, The wonders of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan like Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The Wonders of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey's Pillar and Alexandria Library. Read More About the Best Places to Visit in Egypt

If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries, have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD in cash, as for the E-Visa for 30 day you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could also be one of the lucky ones who can obtain a free visa for 90 days. Read More About Egypt Travel Visa.

Egypt has a variety of delicious cuisines but we recommend “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, Mulukhiya, “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and Kebab & Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish.

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the weather is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

You should pack everything you could ever need and but in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 10 years around the most majestic destinations in Egypt. Our staff consists of the best operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort make you have the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time consultants to fit your every possible need during your vacation. It doesn't go without saying that your safety and comfort are our main concern priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the best atmosphere until you return home.

You will feel safe in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is quite peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt. Read More

Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light, sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of Egypt.

The best activity is by far boarding a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the allure and wonders of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert by a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.

There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas and new years eve. Read More

Egypt is considered to be one of the most liberal Islamic countries but it has become a little bit conservative in the last couple of decades so it is advised to avoid showing your chest, shoulders or legs below the knees.

Arabic is the official language and Most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand English or at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Professional tour guides, who work in the tourism sector, are equipped to handle visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of all our clients.

The fastest way is a car, of course, a taxi. If you are in Cairo ride a white taxi to move faster or you could board the fastest way of transportation in Egypt metro if the roads are in rush hour.

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.

It is the home of everything a traveler might be looking for from amazing historical sites dating to more than 4000 years to enchanting city resorts & beaches. You will live the vacation you deserve as Egypt has everything you could possibly imagine.

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