If you have chosen Cairo as your Touring Destination this year, then you should not miss the fun activities and amazing events that take place on the Nile River. There are several Cairo Cruises & Water Tours available in the city with different routes, activities and attractions as well as budget and visitors can explore the available options on Nile Holiday for the choice that best suits their needs.
Cairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Arab world. The Greater Cairo is a metropolitan area, with a population of 21.3 million.
Cairo is located on the Nile river, famous for its own history, preserved in the fabulous medieval Islamic city and Coptic sites in Old Cairo. The Egyptian Museum in the centre of town is a must see, with its countless Ancient Egyptian artefacts, The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is the only museum in Egypt that offers the visitor a general overview of all the different historical periods that encompass Egypt as is shopping at the Khan al-Khalili bazaar. No trip to Cairo would be complete, for example, without a visit to the Giza Pyramids, and to the nearby Saqqara Pyramid Complex, where visitors will see Egypt’s first step pyramid built by the architect Imhotep for the third dynasty Pharaoh, Djoser.
Cairo Tours offers up tour to the top historical attractions as well as River Nile cruisers. However, if you’re looking for something other than ancient history, Cairo is a modern city with cultural institutions like the Opera and plenty of places to shop. Speak with one of our experts for help planning an unforgettable Cairo Cruise Tours.
Cairo River Nile Dinner Cruise enables visitors to enjoy cruising the Nile River with an exquisite dinner included. There are other combination tours and river cruises with dinner. Cairo Nile Dinner Cruise includes dinner buffet or a la-carte with belly dancer, whirling dervish and folkloric shows. All are designed to entertain tourists, treat them to exquisite dinner tasting and also amazing views of the city from the Nile River with the night lights.
There are more exciting offers to tour the Nile River in Cairo, which is aimed at offering visitors the best sightseeing experiences and some of them include Sunset Felucca Ride on the Nile in Cairo. Enjoy private trip on the Nile in a traditional lateen-rigged sails (Felucca Ride). See minarets and skyscrapers drift by, and enjoy the serenity of life on the water, away from the city’s bustling streets. Simply relax on deck as the morning or evening light illuminates the riverfront’s swaying palms and wharves.
You might like to try a long Nile cruise from Cairo to Luxor or Aswan or vice versa. Long Nile cruises range in length from 10 to 15 days depending on the direction of the trip and your chosen point of departure (Cairo, Aswan or Luxor). On the Long Nile Cruise, passengers will visit many more sites that grant a fuller view of the accomplishments of the pharaohs and an understanding of how their art and architecture changed over thousands of years as the fortune of Ancient Egypt rose and fell repeatedly. You will explore Tel El Amarna, the remains of the desert city of Akhenaten, the tombs of Beni Hassan, Abydos Temple and Dendara Temple while also providing time to relax and enjoy the sun and the scenery of the Nile Valley. The Long Nile Cruise is sure to be the trip of a lifetime through the ancient land of Egypt.