Egypt – the land of the Pharaohs. While indeed Egypt is famous for its pyramids and ancient historical architecture, what cannot be left out is its equally famous River Nile. To enjoy a real taste of Egypt, one has to book on a cruise down the River Nile – a trip that will indeed take you back in time. A luxury Nile cruise is one of the more popular cruises The Luxury Cruise Company has to offer, a cruise that attracts people from all over the world anxious to sample and get a taste of Egypt’s ancient history.
Most of the cruise organized on the River Nile run between two fixed cities – Luxor and Aswan. The ship makes stops at many of the important spots and tourists get to see historical monuments like the Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple etc. Other places of interest to visit are the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, the tomb of Tutankhamen, Valley of the Queens and Colossi of Memnon. When the luxury Nile cruiseship makes a top at Esna, one can visit the temple of Kom Ombo, Ptolemaic temples and the Temple of Horus at Edfu.
Cruising down the River Nile on a luxury cruise is definitely value for money. Besides the awe inspiring bits of history on display along the route, the cruise ship itself feels like floating in 5-star luxury. The accommodation, food and facilities on board the ship are top class and available at an all inclusive price. Like other luxury cruise ships the luxury Nile cruise has everything to keep you comfortable and pleasantly occupied. A swimming pool offers opportunities for water sports. A casino has the gamblers waiting to hit the jackpot. Areas like the spa, health club, etc. keep the health freaks happy. Everyone can enjoy the wonderful buffets laid out in the different restaurants coupled with special entertainment programs.
As the cruise finally touches port at Aswan, having sailed through the Nile fertile Valley, other amazing sights and bits of history await to be discovered. In Aswan you will get to see the Unfinished Obelisk. A bit of moving around will lead you to the island of Philae on which stand the Temple of Isis, and the two colossal temples of Abu Simbel. It is an amazing journey cruising down the River Nile, like going back in history an opportunity to see and appreciate this ancient culture of the Egyptian people.
Luxury Nile Cruise - A Cruise in the Land of the Pharaohs