Reasons to Combine Cairo and a Nile Cruise to See the Best of Egypt

Reasons to Combine Cairo and a Nile Cruise to See the Best of Egypt

Cairo and Nile Cruise Tour Packages

A week in your life can be so uneventful, but there is that one that can change your life. A week-long Cairo and Nile Cruise adventure is one of those unforgettable experiences. By participating in this kind of adventure, you will realize that what you though you knew about Egypt is just a tip of the iceberg. So, what is the reason why most people will give an arm and a leg for a Cairo and Nile Cruise tour?

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Short Nile Cruises in Cairo

Felucca sailing boat cruises

Among the most-sought-after cruises are the multi-day Nile cruises from Aswan to Luxor. 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 Historical Landmarks

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. At the entrance to the complex is another attraction worth mentioning; the Sphinx, a stone-carved half-man/half-lion that guards the ‘Sun Temple’.

The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

Lets assume that you aren’t interested in museums. Still, nothing can prepare you for the Egyptian Musuem. This attraction is worth all the hype that you have heard or read about. With its rich array of ancient Egyptian artifacts, architecture and items, other museums pale in significance. Among the attractions in this museum include the mummies and the golden face mask of Tutankhamen. 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 Cairo Citadel

A 20-minute drive from the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel is an Islamic-age fortress. It is built entirely of marble, hence its magnificence. From the top of Mt Mokattam, the view is unmatched.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

In your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour, make sure that you venture into the bazaars, especially the best; the Khan el Khalili market. In the hustle and bustle of this market, no item is too hard to find. You can shop with abandon for brass lamps, spices, herbal teas, vibrant veils, shisha, silver jewelry, among other items.

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

See just how busy your Cairo and Nile Cruise adventure can get? This visit should be on the bucket list of every person who loves to explore new and exciting lands. We promise you that it will not only live up to your expectations, but it will surpass them.

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