From the ancient splendours of Cairo and the cosmopolitan resorts on the Red Sea to the natural beauty of the Nile, Egypt has so much to enthral visitors. A Nile cruise offers the ultimate in sightseeing and relaxation as you sail along this majestic river.
Cruising the Nile is a superb way to visit Egypt as many of ancient Egypt's most significant sites are located along the banks of the river. A classic 7 night cruise will include all the major sites between Luxor and Aswan. There is no better way to appreciate the great monuments, temples and ancient cities that line the banks of the Nile: the Valley of the Kings, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Philae Island, Luxor Temple and the Temple at Karnak are unmissable highlights. There are also a variety of cruise and stay options to extend your holiday. The new Long Cruise between Cairo and Aswan offers a superb amount of cruising time as well as visiting the main archaeological sites in Middle Egypt.
Egypt's Red Sea coast runs from the Gulf of Suez to the Sudanese border. Its mineral-rich red mountain ranges inspired the mariners of antiquity to name the sea Mare Rostrum, or the Red Sea. Today the area is better known for some of the best diving resorts in the world and a whole host of stylish and cosmopolitan resorts.
No trip to Egypt is complete without visiting Cairo situated along the banks of the River Nile. Cairo is home to the Great Pyramids of Giza on the edge of the city, the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities with the fascinating treasures of Tutankhamun, and numerous ancient temples and monuments.
The site of the former capital City of Thebes, now Luxor, has been called the “World’s Greatest Open Air Museum” with fabulous sites and attractions at every turn including Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple and the Avenue of Sphinxes linking the two. A journey to the West bank reveals the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon.
We also offer cruises on Lake Nasser where you can discover remote historical sites and the stunning temples at Abu Simbel.