Why Tour Cairo and Cruise the Nile River When in Egypt

Nile Cruises from Cairo

In as much as one week can be so boring, what if we tell you that there is an experience that can totally impress you? A week-long Cairo and Nile Cruise adventure is one of those unforgettable experiences. By going on this cruise and tour, it will change everything you thought you knew about the magical land of the Pharaohs. What are the various not-to-be-missed activities that make your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour the perfect combo?

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Nile Cruises in Cairo

Felucca sailing boat Nile cruises

Show me a better way to get into the spirit of Egypt than a traditionalFelucca sailing boat adventure. The best part is that you will see Cairo from the water as you retrace Cleopatras footsteps. Hungry? Awesome! Most Felucca tours provide dishes as you sail.

Nile dinner cruise

Need to include a calming and soothing evening on the Nile waters as part of your Cairo and Nile Cruise adventure? A Nile dinner cruise is all you need. You will enjoy the most sumptuous buffet dishes as you become entranced by the city-lights of the Egyptian city. Other highlights of the cruise include live entertainment such as belly dancing.

Nile River Cruises from Luxor to AswanNile Cruises from Aswan to Luxor

The multi-day Nile cruises running from Aswan to Luxor are ranked among the most popular Egyptian cruises. Apart from stating from both places, these cruises can also be accessed from Hurghada and Marsa Alam, Red Sea resorts.

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Cairo Attractions

The Great Pyramids of Giza

It is no secret that the Pyramids as the most visited attractions in Egypt. Situated within the city, they border the mighty Sahara desert and the Nile Valley. The fact that they are 4,500 years old notwithstanding, they will still leave you fascinated. Also, in the same complex, you will find the Sphinx, the stone-carved statue of a half-man, half-lion creature that stands over the Sun Temple.

The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

Lets assume that you arent interested in museums. Still, nothing can prepare you for the Egyptian Musuem. It is everything that you have heard people describe it and more. With its rich array of ancient Egyptian artifacts, architecture and items, other museums pale in significance. Some of the highlights in the Egyptian Museum include King Tutankhamen’s gold mask and mummies. Fun fact:The Egyptian Museum boasts of more than a hundred thousand items contained in one hundred and seven galleries and viewing rooms.

Citadel and Mosque of Ali Pasha The Alabaster Mosque

This Islamic-era fortress is only twenty minutes from the Egyptian Museum. Constructed in the ‘Ottoman-style’ from marble, it is a sight for your eyes. From the top of Mt Mokattam, the view is unmatched.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

A Cairo and Nile Cruise isn’t complete without hitting the bazaars, and the Khan el Khalili market is the best of them. Extremely busy, here you will get anything under the sun. Enjoy shopping for a wide variety of goods, including spices, silver items, herbal teas, beautiful veils, shisha, brass lamps, jewelry items, and the like.

A Cairo and Nile Cruise Package: A Whirlwind Tour of the Best of Egypt

Are you amazed by just how many activities you can pack into your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour? If you are a sucker for seeing new destinations, make sure you include this trip as your next adventure. Whatever expectations you might have regarding this tour cannot even start to describe the sheer amount of fun that you will have.

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