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What You Don’t Know About Nile Cruises

What You Don’t Know About Nile Cruises

What You Don’t Know About Nile Cruises

What You Don't Know About Nile Cruises and What to Bring on Board the Cruise | Egypt Tours Portal

The First Thing You Should Know About Nile Cruise It’s the Most Beautiful Activity in Egypt Tourism

Egypt receives thousands of tourists annually who hear a lot about Egyptian history and come to explore Pharaonic Egypt and see the luxurious heritage of the ancient Egyptian Kings. Their interests during Egypt tours extend to discover what resulted from 5000-year civilization, construction processes, mummification techniques, features of hieroglyphs and its symbols, and the huge complexities of religion in Ancient Egypt, their gods, scared animals, religious ritual and their beliefs about life after death. All these ideas motivate this large number of guests to come to reveal these secrets, it’s glamorous.

Egypt is rich in many fabulous destinations, each destination has spellbinding historical landmarks that date back to the ancient Pharaonic eras. Luxor and Aswan in Upper Egypt are of these destinations, and they are regarded as the lovely place for a huge amount of visitors. Luxor and Aswan have an essential role in ancient history, thus the Pharaohs had left many precious treasures and ruins there.

The Ancient City of Luxor

Luxor, as it’s claimed, has two-thirds of the world’s monuments. Named “The World’s Greatest Open-Air Museum”, Luxor is well-known for its marvelous temples which the ancient Egyptians used for worship and practicing rituals, Karnak Temple, Hatshepsut Temple, Dandara and Abydos temples all were used for a religious purpose, but now they turned into tourist attractions that contain amazing drawings and priceless mummies and artifacts.

The Beauty of Aswan “The Nubian City”

On the other hand, Aswan, the dear neighbor of Luxor, is characterized by a distinctive location on the southern borders of Egypt, warm climate in winter, wonderful nature, and it’s considered as a large market for many visitors of various nationalities. Moreover, Aswan has a great part in Egypt history so it possesses charming glory, including Abu Simbel Temple, the High Dam, Philae Temple, Edfu and Kom Ombo temples with their precious contents that amaze their visitors.

Remain that both Luxor and Aswan are located on the banks of the Nile River. This advantage makes Egypt holidays 2019 makers think to offer an additional option for the tourists who adore sailing. It’s all for the sake of providing the best service for our guests. Instead of having their own trip on foot, we enable them to witness our glorious sights on board our Nile cruises, enjoying the warm sun, the attractive nature, the clear water and exploring the beauty of the Nile Valley, which was the starting point of the Egyptian glory. What a magnificent idea, it’s the best way to see our stunning ruins. Our best Nile cruises are always well organized and we offer well-equipped ships to begin your trip. On board the ship, you will find all means of relaxation and fun. By sailing in the Nile, you take the chance to cover Luxor temple and its fabulous buildings, Karnak Temple and discover its fascinating complexities, then move to witness the great Hatshepsut Temple that belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most successful Pharaohs in the ancient history, Valley of the Kings should also take a part of your Egypt tour packages and explore the precious tombs of the Pharaonic kings, including the great Tut Ankh Amun tomb. Moving to Aswan, you can experience a fantastic tour to reveal the secrets of the immortal civilization in Ancient Nubia. Explore Abu Simbel Temple, one of the ruins that symbolizes love, in Ancient Egypt, between Ramses II and his wife and don’t forget enjoying Edfu and Kom Ombo temples which directly overlook the captivating Nile and were used in Ancient Egypt for worship.

What You Will Find on Board Nile Cruise

  • Large panoramic opening windows.
  • Private bath with bathtub, hairdryer.
  • All cabins are air-conditioned with individual controls.
  • Non-smoking cabins.
  • Doctor on calls on board.
  • Colored TV within house music and video channels.
  • Mini Bar & room service.
  • Telephone system with international calls.
  • Swimming Pool and sundeck.
  • Gymnasium.
  • Safe box in each cabin
  • Laundry service & housekeeping
  • All major credit cards accepted

Things to Bring During Your Nile Cruise Holiday

  • Passport valid for 6 months
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Cotton clothes in summer
  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Photo/Video Camera
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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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