Reasons to Combine Cairo and a Nile Cruise to See the Best of Egypt

Nile Cruise Holidays with Cairo Sightseeing

A week in your life can be so uneventful, but there is that one that can change your life. A week-long Cairo and Nile Cruise adventure is one of those unforgettable experiences. By participating in this kind of adventure, you will realize that what you though you knew about Egypt is just a tip of the iceberg. What are the various not-to-be-missed activities that make your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour the perfect combo?

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Nile Cruises in Cairo

Felucca sailing boat tours

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 Top Attractions

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. Never mind that they are 4,500 years old; they will still blow your mind when you see them. At the entrance to the complex is another attraction worth mentioning; the Sphinx, a stone-carved half-man/half-lion that guards the Sun Temple.

The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

Even if museums are not your thing, the Egyptian Museum will bowl you over. This attraction is worth all the hype that you have heard or read about. It is a treasure heaven of ancient Egyptian relics, architecture, and artifacts. Among the attractions in this museum include the mummies and the golden face mask of Tutankhamen. In case you forget, the Egyptian Museum has over 100,000 valuables exhibited in 107 rooms and galleries.

Citadel and Mosque of Ali Pasha The Alabaster Mosque

This Islamic-era fortress is only twenty minutes from the Egyptian Museum. Constructed in the ‘Ottoman-style’ from marble, it is a sight for your eyes. From the top of Mt Mokattam, the view is unmatched.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

In your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour, make sure that you venture into the bazaars, especially the best; the Khan el Khalili market. In the hustle and bustle of this market, no item is too hard to find. 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 Adventure: A Whirlwind Tour of the Best of Egypt

Are you amazed by just how many activities you can pack into your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour? This visit should be on the bucket list of every person who loves to explore new and exciting lands. We promise you that it will not only live up to your expectations, but it will surpass them.

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