Nile Cruise 2022 2023

Cruise ship on the Nile

Egypt Nile Cruise 2022 2023 – Combine your Nile Cruise and Bathing

Nile Cruise 2022 2023

Do you fancy a big Nile cruise 2022 2023? Even better is a Nile cruise and bathing. Exploring the river Nile on a Nile cruise shows you the great river in Egypt with its sights. Traveling Egypt by ship is an experience on Egyptian ships. the Safety instructions from the Federal Foreign Office should be kept in mind when booking Egypt travel.



Let the banks of the Nile slide by on a Nile cruise
Let the banks of the Nile glide by on a Nile cruise © Photo: Dennis Sylvester Hurd, Flickr, public domain


How relaxing one River cruise is, we experienced it ourselves on the Rhone. You can also experience this in Egypt. Hardly any other type of travel is more relaxing than a grand Nile cruise from Cairo to Aswan. You sit on the sun deck during your Nile trip through Egypt, enjoy a sundowner and let the Egyptian landscape slowly glide past you. Watch the sunset. No street noise disturbs the peace. One can see waterfowl and animals on the river banks. On the Nile, the cruise ship crosses cultural landscapes that are ancient. Cities on the Nile, where people have been using the water of the river for their agriculture for thousands of years, keep popping up on the banks. The river keeps the soil fertile.


River cruise on the Nile nile cruise and bathing
River cruise on the Nile © Photo: Dennis Sylvester Hurd, public domain


Nile cruise sightseeing in Egypt

The sights in Egypt that await passengers along the Nile are even more impressive. Egyptian builders created ancient Egyptian burial chambers on the edge of the desert thousands of years ago. The royal tombs of Egypt still impress their visitors today. Visiting the pyramids is a must when you visit Egypt. The cities on the Nile are also worth a visit. Excursions allow passengers to explore them. This makes a cruise on the Nile an experience.


Luxor © Photo: Dennis Sylvester Hurd, public domain


  • Luxor in Egypt, one of the cities on the great river in Egypt

The city of Luxor can be visited on your own or on an excursion that includes the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, the Colossi of Memnon and Karnak in addition to the Temple of Luxor (pictured). Luxury river cruises offer enough time for this.


Temple of Sobek
Nile cruise to the Temple of Sobek © Photo: Dennis Sylvester Hurd, public domain


  • The temple of Sobek

In Kom Ombo stands the double temple of Sobek and Horus, two deities of ancient Egypt. Kom Ombo means Gold Valley. Sobek was the headquarters from which the route to the gold mines was controlled. You will pass it on a grand Nile cruise from Cairo to Aswan.


Trajankiosk on the island of Agilkika nile cruise and bathing
Trajankiosk on the island of Agilkia © Olaf Exchange - Own work, CC BY 3.0, Link


  • Aswan and Abu Simbel

Nile cruises from Cairo to Aswan show the Nile in all its facets. In Aswan, the ship usually docks for several days on a river cruise on the Nile. On the first day, passengers will visit Agilika Island. There is a temple of the goddess Isis. From there we continue to the Aswan Dam. If you want, you can take a boat trip on the Nile afterwards.


Abu Simbel
Abu Simbel © Photo: Rüdiger Stehn, Flickr, CC BY SA 2.0


On the second day there is the possibility to visit the souks of Aswan. Life is seething here. Traders sell spices and other products from the Orient. Alternatively, you can take a trip to Abu Simbel. The rock temple of King Ramses II is probably one of the most famous buildings in Egypt.


Valley of the Kings on a Nile Cruise
From Olaf Exchange - Own work, CC BY 3.0, Link


  • The Valley of the Kings is part of every route on the Nile River

After a full day gliding down the riverbanks on the Egypt Nile Cruise, the ship comes back to Luxor. From there you drive to West Thebes in the Valley of the Kings. This valley is home to some of the sites from the Pharaonic period of Egypt. The royal tombs of Egypt alone are worth a trip. They are among Egypt's most beautiful places. So far, 64 tombs and pits have been discovered in this valley, including the tomb of Tutankhamun.

After the Nile cruise you can swim during a bathing stay in Hurghada. This is the perfect end to an Egypt Nile cruise. tips for Excursions to the Pyramids from Hurghada can be found here.


Grand Nile Cruise from Cairo to Aswan and Combo Tour

In addition to a large Nile cruise from Cairo to Aswan, you will also find a combination trip with a cruise and beach holiday 2022 2023 here:


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Nile Cruise 2022 2023

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Food and Slow Travel blog  TravelWorldOnline. They have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Their topics are trips to Savor, wine tourism worldwide and slow travel. During her studies Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she - partly together with Petar Fuchs - traveled to the USA and Canada and spent a research year in British Columbia. This intensified her thirst for knowledge, which she satisfied for 6 years as an adventure guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as a tour guide for Studiosus Reisen around the world. She was constantly expanding her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: "What's beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do they eat in this region?" As a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), she is now looking for answers to these questions as a travel writer and travel blogger in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is among Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021. Find more Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs here.