Egypt Nile river cruises typically take visitors on multi-day voyages along the river, stopping at some of the country’s most famous historical sites, including the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and temples of Luxor, and the Valley of the Kings. Visitors can also explore the vibrant cities of Cairo and Aswan, with their bustling markets, modern architecture, and ancient landmarks like the Abu Simbel and Philae Temple. Nile river cruises allow visitors to relax and unwind, taking in the stunning scenery and historical landmarks. Onboard amenities typically include comfortable cabins or suites, gourmet dining options, and luxurious spas and fitness centers. Visitors can also enjoy live entertainment, including traditional music and dance performances and informative lectures from expert Egyptologists. One of the unique aspects of Nile river cruises is the opportunity to see Egypt’s countryside and small villages up close, offering a glimpse into daily life along the river. Visitors can witness farmers tending their crops, fishermen hauling in their nets, and locals going about their daily routines. Egypt Nile river cruises are suitable for visitors of all ages and interests. Families with children will enjoy the educational opportunities and interactive experiences, while history buffs will appreciate expert guides’ in-depth knowledge and insights. Adventure-seekers can also participate in activities like hot air balloon rides over the Nile River, or camel rides through the desert.

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Top Luxor & Aswan Nile Cruises

MS Mayfair Nile Cruise

All five decks of the MS Mayfair Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan are decorated in luxurious Egyptian style. The hotel's public areas are attractively decorated, the sun terrace is large and pleasant, and the staff is polite and helpful. In addition to seeing some of the world's most beautiful landmarks, you'll enjoy the luxury of your own home as you travel down the Nile.

Al Hambra Nile Cruise

M/S Al Hambra brings a new level to the Nile cruise market. The 31 sq m and 6 sq m bathrooms are unparalleled in the industry. Among the many features on board the ship is a two-deck spa with an indoor pool and other features. M/S Al Hambra is a luxury Nile cruise ship that caters to VIPs and the most affluent travelers.

Sonesta St. George Nile Cruise

Nile cruise Sonesta St. George has five-star luxury, with a particular French flair. An all-suite, luxurious indigo cruise ship with all of the amenities you've come to expect. It has a full-service spa, gym, restaurant, bars, and nightlife. As you cruise the Nile on the Sonesta St. George Nile Cruise, see Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Philae Temple, the Valley of the Kings, and the High Dam, among other magnificent sights.

Sonesta Moon Goddess

During your journey between Luxor and Aswan, you will enjoy unparalleled style aboard a luxury 5-star Sonesta Moon Goddess riverboat. Sonesta Moon Goddess offers luxurious rooms with top-of-the-line furnishings, lavish extras, and first-class customer service. Four Presidential suites are on board, each with a private lounge and sliding glass doors leading to a private balcony.

Movenpick Royal Lotus Nile Cruise

Luxurious cruising on the Mövenpick MS Royal Lotus. You'll be able to explore the ancient Egyptian sites in elegance and comfort. It has a big sundeck with a swimming pool and other amenities as well as magnificent rooms for passengers to enjoy. There are 60 cabins totaling 22 square metres in size, as well as two opulent royal suites.

Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise

MS Movenpick Royal Lily is the perfect boat for your Nile vacation. While traveling between Luxor and Aswan, you will see ancient treasures including Karnak, Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, High Dam, Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, Kom Ombo Temple, and Edfu Temple while on board.

Princess Sarah Nile Cruise

MS Princess Sarah I 5 Star Standard Nile Cruise offer visits to the Valley of the Kings, Grand temples, and monuments in Luxor and Aswan cities.

MS Princess Sarah 2 Nile Cruise

The stunning temples and monuments in the Valley of the Kings can be seen on board the MS Princess Sarah II Nile Cruise 5 Star Standard Nile Cruise. You will have access to an international open buffet as well as a set meal based on your itinerary, plus expert tour guides who will take you to some of the most amazing sites in Egypt.

Radamis II Nile Cruise

MS Radamis II The Nile Cruiser offers superb services on its five luxurious floors, as well as attentive and courteous staff, to ensure that you enjoy a timeless and unrivaled Nile River experience between Luxor and Aswan. Luxor and Aswan are home to some of the most amazing sights in the world, including the Karnak and Luxor temples, the Valley of the Kings, and much more.

Amwaj Livingstone Nile Cruise

Travel to the Nile with Amwaj Livingstone with a beautiful five-star Nile Cruise service, and you may enjoy the ancient environment of the river. The Amwaj Nile Cruise is the first new boat to service tourists on the Nile in at least four or five years.

Iberotel Crown Emperor Cruise

When our guests stay at the exquisite Iberotel Crown Emperor, they can rest sure that they will be treated with respect, and dignity, and pampered in a way they have never experienced before. The ship's crew will meet all your requirements and are some of the best-trained and most experienced in the hospitality industry.

MS Mirage Nile Cruise

During your time in Egypt, the MS Mirage Nile Cruise will offer you something that no other tourist has ever had. We provide the most acceptable pricing and services, allowing you to have the most enjoyable experience possible while visiting and experiencing the top tourist sites in Luxor and Aswan.

Blue Shadow Nile Cruise

Onboard the M/S Blue Shadow Nile Cruise, guests experience what it's like to be pampered in a private residence. Your every need will be met efficiently and calmly by the staff, who are kind but also respectful. It is a place where you can relax in the sun, wander the pharaoh's temples, and sample the best of Egyptian cuisine.

M/S Concerto Nile Cruise

Nile Cruise M/S Concerto Nile Cruise features 63 rooms + 4 suites with the most luxurious amenities offered onboard the floating hotels. New Norm (N/N) is a new classification created by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism to meet the worldwide luxury standards for the M/S Concerto Nile Cruise.

Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise

The 5-star Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise travels between Luxor and Aswan, Egypt, providing a luxury and contemporary setting for a relaxing vacation with a wide range of onboard activities and entertainment. The swimming pool, gym, and many other amenities make this deck the perfect place to relax after work.

MS Salacia Nile cruise

The MS Salacia Nile Cruise provides a one-of-a-kind Nile River sailing experience, complete with first-rate service, cuisine, and lodging. Both the Stateroom and Royal Suites on Salacia, the best-in-class Nile cruise ship, boast enormous windows and are around 21 and 28 square meters, respectively, in size. For a once-in-a-lifetime adventure on the Nile, book a stay in one of the luxuriously appointed royal cabins.

Acamar Nile Cruise

Being a guest on an Acamar Nile cruise is like being a guest on a well-kept private property. The atmosphere is elegant yet relaxed, the food is delicious without at all sounding pretentious, and the staff are friendly and helpful while remaining polite and attending to your every need without making you feel overwhelmed. The restaurant offers great food and great service without seeming to try too hard. The M/S Acamar Nile cruise is a blend of ancient European traditions and modern comforts. In 2004 the company was named "Acamar Nile Cruise is the Best Boat on the Nile" and

Amarco II Antares cruise

A 5-star luxury cruise on the Nile is the Nile Express (Amarco 2). It has 35 large and tastefully decorated suites. This unique trip lasts for 4 nights 3 nights. This gives passengers more time at sea to relax in style and enjoy luxurious activities. Amarco II sets a new standard for luxury cruising on the Nile with its spa and gym, full board, and a wide selection of cultural and historical sites. It contained imperial, royal and executive suites. All of them have beautiful decorations.

Alyssa Nile Cruise

Pia Schmid took the trip to Alyssa Nile Cruise (Switzerland). Arch. Pia knows a lot about building and planning hotels. She is known and respected throughout Europe for her many works and skills. She chose an idea for M/Y Alyssa that focuses on the use of handmade objects, the natural environment around the ship, and how the colors work together. Efforts to protect the environment were made when M/Y Alyssa was built. The designs, furniture, furnishings, and cabin layouts on M/Y Alyssa have not been taken from a catalog. This includes making different 100% wool carpets for different parts of

Esmeralda Nile Cruise

The Esmeralda Nile Cruise is a classy way to spend a vacation. The Esmeralda Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan will take you along the beautiful pharaonic landscapes of the Nile, giving you a taste of ancient Egypt.

Farah Luxury Nile Cruise

People who go on Farah Nile Cruise have a once in a lifetime experience that they cannot get on any other cruise. Hand-polished Mediterranean stone floors, natural dark wood furniture and Egyptian cotton bedding will make your time on the Nile as luxurious and elegant as possible. In its Arabic form, "Farah" means "happiness and joy." During your trip to Egypt, this Nile cruise on the MS Farah will be the best thing to do. On Farah's ultra-deluxe Nile cruise, you can almost savor the rich taste of our hospitality in every detail, from the handcrafted Egyptian cotton linens to

Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise

If you want to have the most luxurious Nile cruise possible, book a room at the Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise. You can book a place on this cruise through our website. On a four- or six-night trip around the country, you can learn about Egypt's 5,000-year history and visit important sites and temples. This is the best way to learn about the history of Egypt. Use the spa's pool, sauna and treatment rooms to rejuvenate your body and mind. Oberoi Philae's luxurious rooms and suites, attentive personal service and delicious meals will make your Nile cruise one for the record

Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise

If you want to relax in style while taking in the beautiful scenery of Upper Egypt, then the Oberoi Zahra luxury cruise down the Nile is your best bet. The Oberoi Zahra Luxury Nile Cruise offers luxury Nile cruises from Luxor to Aswan and back. One of the best ways to see the sights along the Nile is from the comfort of one of these boats. Between Luxor and Aswan on the Nile, you can take the luxurious Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruiser for 4, 5 or 8 days. It has a spa, gym, outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. Some restaurants

Movenpick Darakum Cruise

On the Movenpick MS Darakum Nile Cruise, you can see the beauty of the Nile in an area that resembles Morocco or the Middle East. One of the largest ships that can enter Egyptian waters is the ship in question. Between Luxor and Aswan, you can visit the Karnak and Philae temples and the Valley of the Kings, or you can use the gym, swimming pool and other facilities on board.

Movenpick MS Sun Ray Cruise

Mövenpick MS Sunray Nile Cruise is one of the newest ships to sail on the Nile, and it is also one of the ships currently in operation. It is a very nice indigo boat built to the highest possible standards. For this reason, it is the best place to witness the beauty of Egypt along the Nile River.

Sonesta Star Goddess Cruise

From Aswan to Luxor, people can sail up and down the Nile on board the new and luxurious Sonesta Star Goddess Luxury Nile Cruise Ship. Each of the ship's 33 cabins is a large suite. The suites are named after famous composers to give everything a sense of class and sophistication. The ship has 27 Beethoven suites of 40 meters each, 4 Mozart suites of 35 meters each, and 2 of the Chopin suites larger than the other. Each suite bears the name of a famous composer (all 52 AD). Not all suites allow smoking. Only places where people can

Nile Premium Nile cruise

Nile Premium Nile Cruise is a very luxurious Nile cruise that came out at the end of 2008 and is undoubtedly one of the most luxurious boats on the Nile. It's a sleek, modern cruise ship with neutral colors and dark woods that give it a colonial feel. MS Nile Premium has a nice vibe and is elegant without being too fancy. It's also modern without losing its sense of comfort. Because she is a new ship, she has all the latest safety and comfort features without sacrificing style.

MS MayFlower Nile Cruise

On the MS Mayflower Nile Cruise, people can choose from 54 staterooms, including 18 suites and 8 executive cabins, as they travel down the Nile. Standard free cabin amenities include bathroom with bathtub, shower, toilet, single sink counter, hair dryer, flat-screen TV with satellite reception, IDD telephone, electronic safe (in the locker), mini-fridge, coffee maker, internet access and individual air-conditioning. Besides, each cabin has its own internet connection. Most of the time only two people can be in a room at the same time. Also, every day, complimentary soft drinks are placed in the minibars in the Royal Suites, Presidential

Chateau Lafayette Cruise

In November 2019, the Chateau Lafayette Nile Cruise got a complete renovation. It has everything a 5* luxury Nile cruise needs to delight all of its guests. Chateau Nile Cruise has 17 deluxe suites, 33 double cabins and 6 deluxe suites. Set sail and see the amazing things that ancient Egypt had to offer. A Nile cruise is a once in a lifetime experience. Since ancient times, the Nile River has been the lifeblood of Egypt. There is no better way to learn about the history of Egypt than to follow the course of the Nile.

Movenpick Ms Hamees Nile Cruise

Mövenpick Mrs. Hamis Nile Cruise is one of the largest and best-looking boats on the Nile. Its interior design is modern and elegant. The Nile is home to different types of boats. You are about to take a trip from Luxor to Aswan that will be remembered forever. Along the way, you'll see some of Egypt's most beautiful landscapes and ancient sites, all while enjoying first-class amenities and meticulous care. The sun deck has a pool, a variety of food and drinks, and a place to enjoy, so you can relax in the sun while you travel. The reading and

Breathtaking places to see and visit in Egypt

Greater Cairo

Enjoy visiting the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, The Egyptian Museum, the Pyramids of Saqqara and Dahshur, the Citadel of Salah El-Din, the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, and Khan al Khalili bazaar.


Alexandria, with several historical tourist attractions, including Roman and Greek monuments, Bibliotheca Alexandria, Qaitbay Citadel, and Qasr El Montaza (El Montaza Palace).


Its picturesque temples, including the temples of Luxor and Karnak, and the West Bank across the Nile is full of monuments like Hatshepsut temple & Valley of the Kings.


You can see even more temples and ancient monuments like the Temples of Abu Simbel. Perhaps the most popular activity in Luxor and Aswan is to do the Nile Cruise on a ship from Aswan to Luxor.

Red Sea

The Red Sea resorts in the Sinai peninsula, including Dahab, Hurghada, and Sharm el-sheik, with amazing sights of the Sinai peninsula, including Saint Catherine’s Monastery and Mount Sinai.

Western Desert

It has an indescribable charm with many Egyptian oases, such as Siwa Oasis, Farfara Oasis, Kharga Oasis, Dakhla Oasis, and Bahariya Oasis, with its white and black desert.

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Most asked questions about Egypt

Frequently Asked Questions

Is travel to Egypt safe?

There is no warning from the British Foreign Office not to go to Cairo, Alexandria, the tourist areas along the Nile, Sharm el-Sheikh or Hurghada on the Red Sea. People also believe that the part between the Nile and the Red Sea is mostly safe.

How much does it cost to go to Egypt?

It will cost per person about 1500 USD to spend 8 days in Egypt, including a Nile river cruise and private tours with professional guides. Not bad, considering that this estimate includes private guides to all of the sites and attractions.

What types of Nile river cruises do you offer?

All of our Egypt tours that head south to Aswan come with a 3 or 4-night Nile cruise. You can always upgrade to a luxurious 5-star Nile Cruise, which has well-appointed cabins facing outward.

What do women wear in Egypt?

Leggings, Capris, and Shorts… As long as your knees are covered, you should be fine. So whether you’re wearing pants or a Capri, you’ll feel good and be polite. Women in the region wear long skirts or pants.

Should I go to Egypt now or later?

If you care a lot about the weather, the best time to visit Egypt is in the fall, winter, or early spring (October to April) in the northern hemisphere. Try to avoid high season if you want to avoid crowds at ancient sites such as the Pyramids of Giza, Luxor, and Abu Simbel (December and January).

Can I get a visa on arrival in Egypt?

Most travelers, including people with US and UK passports, need an Egypt visa. Americans and people from 40 other countries can obtain a visa to enter Egypt at Cairo International Airport at bank kiosks before immigration offices for $25 USD. These visas are valid for up to 30 days and can be used by people from the United States and 40 other countries.