A Nile Cruise offers the unique opportunity to explore an ancient civilization with access to 5,000 years of ancient Egyptian history.
The ancient Egyptians were one of the most impressive civilizations the world has seen, the Nile’s banks are rich in archaeological treasures unmatched anywhere.
Egypt is home to one third of the world’s antiquities and its majestic monuments and relics, like the Pyramids, still standing proudly.
Luxor is the most dramatic historical site in Egypt and it is often referred to as the world’s greatest open air museum.
Luxor is the modern day name for Thebes, the ancient capital city of the New Kingdom Pharaohs. Today, Luxor is home to more than half of Egyptian antiquities and it is a must-see destination for any visitor to Egypt.
You will also have the chance to visit the tombs at the Valley of the Kings and at the Valley of the Queens and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
The Temple of Karnak preserves the Great Hypostyle Hall while the temple of Kom Ombo is dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek and many statues of the sacred reptile are found here.
The Temple of Edfu is another little masterpiece, as well as the majestic Philae Temple on the Island of Agilika.
Aswan is the “Jewel of the Nile” and a ride on a felucca is the best way to enjoy the city.
Unmissable is the Temple of Abu Simbel, the most impressive monument in Egypt after the Great Pyramid, built by the Pharaoh Ramses II, it’s now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.