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.
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?
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
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.
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.