Egypt is full of spectacular attractions and amazing landmarks that date back to thousands of years ago to the days of the great Ancient Egyptians who managed to establish such an incomparable civilization and leave such hypnotic sites to explore and learn about. There are tens of incredible attractions in Upper Egypt which tourists really love to visit & have a look at and there is a unique way to enjoy such adventures which is boarding Nile River Cruises 2021 that allow Egypt’s guests to visit Luxor’s fantastic temples and visit the charming monuments in Aswan.
Nile Cruises’ history in Egypt dates back to more than 4000 years when the great ancient Egyptians learned how to navigate through the Nile River which was the main transportation system for them and nowadays, it is the most recommended and desirable item to be added to the tourists’ itineraries to enjoy the magical beauty of the Nile River, visit the most desirable Egypt’s attractions, and enjoy the best facilities on the board of the Cruise.
The Best Time to Enjoy a Nile River Cruise in 2021
Just like planning for any tours/visits, you need to know the best time to enjoy a Nile River cruise tour in Egypt since Egypt has hot weather and its Upper Egypt is known for the highest temperature degrees. Regarding the best time to consider which planning a Nile Cruise tour, it should be at any time between October & April months, in other words, at any time during winter & spring. During the mentioned recommended time, you will be able to visit Luxor & Aswan’s highlights at any time during the daytime, enjoy lots of optional tours & activities, and you will also have the chance to spend either your Christmas/Easter Vacations in Egypt and this is with no doubt the best adventure ever you can imagine. Regarding the summer season, it is the time when you can make a good deal but if you can’t stand hot weather, then you can’t enjoy the vacation you want so make sure to have an overall idea regarding the temperature in Egypt on each season and in each city.
How to Enjoy a Nile Cruise Tour
Some may wonder why to book a Nile River Cruise and what the things that I can enjoy while boarding it are while spending a vacation in Egypt and the answer on this point is very clear, you will have the most desirable chances to visit the great ancient & modern tourist sightseeing in Egypt. It is such an exciting sailing tour that takes you on a remarkable lifetime adventure back in the time of the ancients when they used to build massive temples & incomparable monuments so while being on a board of a Nile Cruise, you will be able to enjoy your time while booking the best Egyptian Tours to the following sites:
The Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Colossi of Memnon of Amenhotep III, the amazing mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the captivating temples of Luxor & Karnak. Then, you sailing tour will take you to Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples until you reach the glorious city of Aswan where there are extra amazing tourist sites and more historical monuments to visit including The High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, the interesting Philae Temple, and the awe-inspiring temples in Abu Simbel that belong to King Ramses II.
Costs of Nile Cruises
The cost of a Nile Cruise tour differs based on the type of the Nile Cruise which you want to book. There are three different categories of Nile River Cruises in Egypt which are the standard, the 5* deluxe, and the 5* high luxury Nile Cruises, and each type of those categories has its own range of prices that differ from a cruise to another based on its facilities and the type of accommodation it offers to the guests onboard and also the number of the nights each guest want to spend since there are three choices Egypt’s visitors have regarding Nile Cruises which are:
- Spending 3 nights’ accommodation on the board of the Nile Cruise starting from Aswan
- Spending 4 nights’ accommodation on the board of the Nile Cruise starting from Luxor
- Spending 7 nights’ accommodation on the board of the Nile Cruise starting from Luxor or Aswan.
The average price of spending a day on a board of a standard Nile Cruise is around 200 / 250 USD Per Day and of course, the cost gets higher for more nights and for more luxurious options so make sure you determine your budget before booking a Nile Cruise tour to choose the best suitable one that matches all of your requirements & needs.
Facilities on the Nile Cruises
There are lots of amazing things that can be found on the majority of Nile River cruises in Egypt; some of them are essential ones and others are just for entertainment and you will find below some of the most familiar items, facilities, and amenities that can be found onboard:
- Private Bathroom, Hairdryer on each cabin
- Large Panoramic Window / Balcony on each cabin
- Restaurants, Cafés, Gift Shops onboard.
- Fitness Center, Spa & Sauna.
- A Swimming Pool
- A Medical Center
- Laundry Services
After knowing the history of Nile Cruises in Egypt, what can be found on their boards, the best recommended time to plan such a marvelous vacation, and also what you can found on their boards, you don’t have now any excuse that prevents you from booking a Nile Cruise tour to be arranged during your Egypt vacation so don’t miss the chance and start planning for the real ultimate venture in the Land of Pharaohs.