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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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.