What is the best time of year to do a Nile cruise?

What is the best time of year to do a Nile cruise?

In Egypt, you can have a very special experience to sail on the longest river in the world “ The Nile River“. To have such an exceptional tour, you need to be on board a Nile cruise keeping in mind that there are a lot of different Nile Cruises from different categories. The most recommended Nile cruise categories in Egypt are the 5 * and the 5 * High Deluxe categories. Prices differ from one cruise to another based on the installations on each cruise and based on the time you would like to visit Egypt, to check all the Nile River Cruise possibilities with the different prices Budget, please check our best Nile Cruises suggested.

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Best time to do a Nile cruise

The best and the most suitable time to have a perfect Nile cruise holiday
, you’ll find that the period from the end of October till the middle of April is the best season ever to plan your Nile cruise holiday in.

You can choose any time between the mentioned period to have your holiday
but kindly notice that Easter and Christmas seasons in Egypt are considered the peaked seasons with the highest prices In all the year, so kindly put this in mind while planning your marvelous Nile Cruise vacation in the land of Pharaohs, still, you’ll get the most inimitable affordable tour prices from our side to enjoy the beast dream holiday.

How long should you cruise for?

Depending on your budget and what you want to see, utmost Nile cruises last for anywhere from three to seven nights. A short three-night cruise will take you to the main highlights, including Aswan, Kom- Ombo, and Luxor, while the four-night option will add an extra stop like the temples of Edfu.

still, you’ll get to take in all the main attractions and beyond, including the jaw-dropping Dendera Temple and extra time in Aswan, If you go for the week-long cruise.

What do you wear on a Nile cruise?

Keeping in mind that Egypt is a conservative society, dress moderately as you wish, but of course, light cotton clothes are preferred during the summer, and a cover for your head like a hat or scarf to protect you from the sun, a jacket for the winter nights will come in handy, and something comfortable for your feet like sneakers or a flip flop.

Will I get motion sickness on a Nile cruise?

If you’re prone to motion sickness, you should consider booking a cabin that is higher up on the boat. The higher up you are, the less motion you’ll feel. It’s also best to bring anti-motion sickness tablets just in case.

What’re the Top Attractions to Visit On a Nile River Cruise?


Valley of the Kings

In Luxor, you’ll see the great ancient Valley of the Kings, which is the final resting place of Egypt’s Pharaohs. and learn about the great pharaohs and their riches and the remarkable construction of the temples. Visit the Grand Temple of Luxor, the Colossi of Menon, and the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut. 

Also, have the chance to connect with locals with a traditional meal. Enjoy freshly baked bread with honey and mint tea in the archaeological paradise of Luxor’s West Bank. 

At night, you can enjoy the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple, hearing the voices of ancient kings and queens as they share stories about Ancient Egypt. 

Kom-Ombo & Edfu

Edfu Temple
Edfu Temple

Sail to Kom-Ombo and Edfu, where life stays much as it was thousands of years ago. Here you can visit the roofless Temple of Kom-Ombo, dedicated to two gods. Be sure to explore the incredible walls which tell the fascinating history of Egypt.


In Aswan, you’ll sail on a traditional felucca across the Nile to the beautiful Botanical Gardens on Kitchener’s Island. Explore the Aswan Dam, built to curb the flooding of the Nile. see the marvels of the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae. Or see the Unfinished Obelisk, lying semi-carved from the bedrock

Also you can take a motorboat along the Nile to visit a traditional Nubian village. There you’ll see the local way of life and visit a traditional colourful Nubian house. You’ll also pass by the rocky islands that make up the nature reserves.

High dam and Naser lake - Aswan, Egypt
High dam and Naser lake – Aswan, Egypt

Choose from our Nile cruise selection

Choose your cruise based on your budget and desire, we offer a variety of options to suit your needs, whether it is a Deluxe Nile Cruise, an Ultra Deluxe Nile Cruise, a Luxury Nile Cruise, or a Dahabiya Nile Cruise, in EZ TOUR EGYPT we offer the best prices and tour packages, with our staff and team.

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The entire country of Egypt deserves to be seen with its every divine detail but there are places that must be seen similar as the exciting Hurghada’s red ocean, The prodigies of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili, the sensations of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatshepsut temple and the marvels of Aswan like Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The phenomena of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey’s Pillar and Alexandria Library.


The entire country of Egypt deserves to be explored in its stunning detail, but there are places that must be seen above all else such as the breathtaking Red Sea of ​​Hurghada, the wonders of Cairo, the pyramids Giza, the Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the Khan El Khalili Market, the wonders of Luxor such as the Valley of the Kings, the temples of Karnak and Hatshepsut, and the wonders of Aswan such as the temple of Abu Simbel, the temple of Phileus, the Obelisk unfinished and wonders of Alexandria such as the Citadel of Qaitbat, the Pillar of Pompey, and the Library of Alexandria. Learn about the best places to visit in Egypt.

If you want to apply for a 30-day visa on arrival, you must be one of the eligible countries, hold a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining, and pay $25 USD in cash, for a 30-day visa you Must Have a passport valid for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the visa fee and then print the visa to present later to the border guard at the airport. You may also be one of the lucky ones to get a free 90-day visa. Learn more about Egypt’s travel visa.

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a little 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 Climate is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

Egypt is a big country with a rich civilization and always welcomes travelers from all over the globe at any time. Egypt is now one of the best tourist countries to have a great vacation, check Egypt’s last updates regarding the tourism sector and you will find great efforts in the last few years.

Our price cost for a vacation in Egypt starts from 350 USD  which is the lowest price you will find in the market.




Our Egypt packages vacation ideas include tours to Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Alexandria. We offer 5 days Cairo and Luxor tour package, 6 days Cairo and Nile cruise tour, 6 days Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan package, and many more.








Keeping in mind that Egypt is a conservative society, dress moderately as you wich, but of course, light cotton clothes are preferred during the summer, and a cover for your head like a hat or scarf to protect you from the sun, a jacket for the winter nights will come in handy, and something comfortable for your feet like sneakers or a flip flop.

In a restaurant, it is good to give between 5 and 10% tips to the waiter. For a small favor, like carrying luggage or parking a car, a few Egyptian pounds would be appropriate. No less than five. Often times in Egypt you will find someone tending to the bathroom to keep it clean. Giving them a few Egyptian pounds is an appropriate amount. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver is completely optional but should be considered if you’re provided with great service. If you decide to tip feel free to give what you think your experience was worth.

There are many touristic areas in Egypt where special concerns are not necessary; however, in less touristic places, relatively modest dress is recommended. Women should avoid very tight clothing, dressing with relative modesty is a way of respecting the local culture.

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, read more about The Best Traditional Egyptian Food

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, new years eve, and Easter.


There are many reasons to book your trip through EZ TOUR EGYPT. We are unique in the fact that we will customize your holiday to meet your needs. Having vast experience of the various Nile cruises available, single, couples and groups catered for, all tailored to suit your needs in Luxor, Aswan, Cairo, and the Red Sea Riviera. Each member of our team is experienced, qualified and knowledgeable in their field, providing you with accurate information on Egypt’s magnificent history and achievements that have captured the imagination of the world ever since.

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