A Nile Cruise offers the unique opportunity to explore an ancient civilisation with access to 5,000 years of ancient Egyptian history.
The ancient Egyptians were one of the most impressive civilisations 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 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 is a must-see destination for any visitor to Egypt.
You will also have the chance to visit the tombs in Valley of the Kings and in the Valley of the Queens and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
Temple of Karnak preserve the Great Hypostyle Hall while the temple of Kom Ombo is dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek and many statue of the sacred reptile are found here.
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.
Unmissible 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.