Discovering Egypt through a Nile Cruise

There is a wide variety of cruises that cross the impressive and legendary Nile River. Many tourists every year choose them to discover ancient treasures of Egypt. Today Trip and Travel News helps you plan a tour of the sites of major tourist interest of Egypt following the Nile River.

Nile Cruise

Nile Cruise

Nile Cruise ship pool

Do not think that you will spend all day on the ship! You will be able to go down to discover and explore during the cruise! So your first stop should be the arrival to Cairo where you can arrange your hosting and begin your first tour of the day with Egyptian museums. After finding out about its wonders and treasures you should then follow up by visiting the impressive and famous such as the spectacular pyramids and sphinx.

Egyptian Pyramid of Giza

Egyptian Pyramid of Giza

Egyptian Sphynx

Egyptian Sphynx

The next day you will have to take a flight to Aswan where ye take the cruise that will take you down the Nile river. Here you will visit the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel, the fine mausoleum of Khan, pass by Kom Ombo and you will be allowed to go down to visit the temples dedicated to Sobek and Haeoris and look at countless elephants on the banks of the coast extending to the Aswan dam.

Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel

Egyptian Museum

Egyptian Museum

Afterwards you will turn up at Waking Edfu, famous for the impressive Temple of Horus, the best preserved temple in Egypt and then navigate to the capital city of ancient Egypt, Esna and Luxor. Where is the ancient Valley of Kings which actually also houses Egyptian queens, the temples of Tut An Kamon, Karnak and Luxor Temple located outside the coast of the Nile.

Temple of Horus

Temple of Horus

Each day you awaken rest assured that your eyes will await a blast!

More on Egypt: Marsa Alam | Discovering the Red Sea.

Egypt photos: Chai Yuen Leong, Tamer el Badry, let, Boom Juan, Michael Clarcke Stuff, Andy Cansfield, bhgat ghoneim.

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