Nile Cruise Holidays with Cairo Sightseeing
In as much as one week can be so boring, what if we tell you that there is an experience that can totally impress you? A Cairo and Nile Cruise visit can be such an experience. By going on this cruise and tour, it will change everything you thought you knew about the magical land of the Pharaohs. So, what is the reason why most people will give an arm and a leg for a Cairo and Nile Cruise tour?
Short Nile Cruises in Cairo
Felucca sailing boat Nile cruises
What better way to experience the heart and soul of Egypt than a traditional Felucca sailing experience? The best part is that you will see Cairo from the water as you retrace Cleopatras footsteps. Starving? Awesome! Most Felucca tours provide dishes as you sail.
Nile dinner cruise
Are you feeling like a relaxing evening gliding on the Nile on your Cairo and Nile Cruise? A Nile dinner cruise is all you need. Apart from watching the brilliant lights of Cairo, you can gorge yourself silly on a buffet meal. Other highlights of the cruise include live entertainment such as belly dancing.
Multi-day Nile cruises: Aswan LuxorNile Cruises from Aswan to Luxor
The multi-day Nile cruises running from Aswan to Luxor are ranked among the most popular Egyptian cruises. These cruises leave both destinations, but you can also easily access them from both Cairo and the Red Sea resorts of Marsa Alam and Hurghada.
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Cairo Historical Landmarks
The Great 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. Also, in the same complex, you will find the Sphinx, the stone-carved statue of a half-man, half-lion creature that stands over the Sun Temple.
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo
Lets assume that you arent interested in museums. Still, nothing can prepare you for the Egyptian Musuem. It is everything that you have heard people describe it and more. With its rich array of ancient Egyptian artifacts, architecture and items, other museums pale in significance. Some of the highlights in the Egyptian Museum include King Tutankhamen’s gold mask and mummies. 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. Constructed in the ‘Ottoman-style’ from marble, it is a sight for your eyes. Watching from the peak of Mount Mokattam, you will get an unmatched view of the panorama surrounding the Fort.
Khan El Khalili Bazaar
A Cairo and Nile Cruise isn’t complete without hitting the bazaars, and the Khan el Khalili market is the best of them. Extremely busy, here you will get anything under the sun. Enjoy shopping for a wide variety of goods, including spices, silver items, herbal teas, beautiful veils, shisha, brass lamps, jewelry items, and the like.
A Cairo and Nile Cruise Tour: 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. Whatever expectations you might have regarding this tour cannot even start to describe the sheer amount of fun that you will have.