Nile Cruise Tour Packages

Nile Cruise Tour Packages

Egypt Nile Cruise Prices and Tour Packages in 2024/2025

Undoubtedly, sailing the Nile river is one of the most incredible experience to include in your trip to Egypt. Here we offer an amazing variety of the best Nile cruises tour packages in Egypt to select your favorite. Moreover, you will get a great opportunity to see the Ancient sites of Egypt in Luxor and Aswan. While enjoying the ultimate weather in comfort and efficiency, your cruise takes you to the Kings Valley, Karnak Temple and The Temple of Love on Isis Island. In addition, visiting the Crocodile and the Falcon temples are parts of your cruise schedule. Check all Nile cruises prices, itineraries and photos.

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With more than 21 years of experience in the tourism industry, “Egypt United Tours” specialized in booking and arranging Nile Cruises Tour Packages in Egypt. With the effort of our professional team organizers and operators, our company has been recommended by global resources including ” TripAdvisor, and Trustpilot as the Traveler’s Best Choice for 2021 in Egypt.

Best Itineraries Includes Cairo, Red Sea and Nile Cruise

While planning your trip to Egypt be sure to include the major highlights and attractions. In fact, adding some day tours in Cairo and Giza is a must if this is your first visit. You could do this tour prior or after your Nile cruise trip. We recommend minimum 2 days to visit Cairo and Giza to see  the Great Pyramids and the Grand Egyptian Museum (The GEM). Also, the Old Churches, Mosques and Bazar, as well as Modern Cairo. On the other hand, a trip to the Red Sea after your Nile cruise could be an option to relax for 3 days on the beach. Please check below our best itineraries for Nile cruise packages with extension to Cairo, and Hurghada city on the Red Sea.

Short Nile River Cruise Packages:

 4 Days and 3 Nights Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor.
 5 Days and 4 Nights Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan.

A number of fantastic Nile Cruises are available for travel in 2024 and 2025. We select the best Nile cruises and the top-rated boats based on one of our client’s reviews. All cruise ships are of the best quality and on budget. Bes sure that Egypt United Tours’ major goal is to assure safety and happiness to all our dear travelers. In fact, this made many travelers return back to Egypt again after having a lovely Nile cruise vacation.

Best Selling Nile Cruises Prices and Tour Packages

Our best-selling and highest-rated Nile River cruises include the 4 Days / 3 Nights Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor that sails through heritage sites in Luxor and Aswan such as Philae Temple of Love, Kom Ombo Temple, Edfu Temple, Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, and Karnak Temple, among others. The cost of a Nile cruise starts at 360 dollars per person including sightseeing. Check Nile cruise prices and photos.

From Luxor to Aswan, a 5-day/4-night Nile Cruise is a wonderful opportunity

to perceive a fantastic visit to Luxor West Bank, where you see Kings Valley and Hatshepsut Temple. In addition, a visit to The East bank of Luxor to visit, Karnak and Luxor Temples Complex. In Aswan, you will go to visit Edfu Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Philae Temple, and more. The incredible sights at Upper Egypt will cheer your soul up, and pride will take over the place. Prices begin at $435 per person including sightseeing.

Another version of recommended Nile Cruises Tour Packages in Egypt’s price starts at 465$, this 5-day/4-night Nile cruise takes you to the majestic Hatshepsut Temple that honors one of the immortal queens. It passes also by Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple Complex, Edfu Temple, Kom Ombo, and Abu Simbel Temple. Between Luxor and Aswan, all three Nile Cruise Packages are perfect for your travel needs!

Nile Cruise Sightseeings and things to do

The Nile River cruise will take you to ancient Egyptian sights of interest, left heritage by Egyptians’ old fathers. In Luxor, you will witness the greatness of Egypt’s Ancient Temples at Karnak, Luxor, and Hatshepsut Temples, which are almost 3500 Years of age. And visit the Valley of the Kings, Queens Valley, and Colossi of Memnon.

During the yearly sun festival on 22 February and 10 October, the sunbeams on the faces of Ramses II, Ptah, Amun, and Ra, the sun god on his birthday. Tourists from all over the world come each year to celebrate this astonishing scene. In Aswan, you will go to visit Queen Hatshepsut’s Unfinished Obelisk Temple of Love at Philae and the High Dam, which provided water and power in the early 1970s).

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How much does a Nile River cruise cost?

Nile cruise Prices

Nile cruise prices start at $310 per person for a 5-day trip, the price rises to $480 for high-end cruises. In its smallest form, the Nile cruise lasts for three days and two nights and costs less than $200. Cairo to Luxor/Aswan multi-day cruises include either a return train ride or a flight. At last checkout our Nile cruises tour packages

Who can enter Egypt without visa?

Who can enter Egypt without visa?

Visa-free entrance to Egypt is available for either tourist or commercial purposes. Additionally, any international individuals traveling through Egypt for a span of 6 to 48 hours do not require a transit visa. Citizens of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Oman, and Malaysia have visa-free access to Egypt and may be excused from obtaining a visa on arrival. Other nations, including China, may be excluded if specific requirements are met.

Can I get a visa for Egypt before I go?

Yes, you can apply in advance to your flight date if you are eligible for e-visa. The procedure is straightforward; you will sign up online application with needed papers and a valid passport. You may complete it yourself or with the assistance of the embassy, and it'll be delivered to you by email as soon as it is issued, which will take about 7 working days.

What are the boats on the Nile called?

This traditional wooden sailing boat is used in the eastern Mediterranean—including around Malta and Tunisian—in Egypt and Sudan (particularly along the Nile and in protected waters of the Red Sea), as well as in Iraq. It is derived from the Arabic word (felucca), which may be derived from the Greek word v (Epholkion). Also, there are cruise ships, but they aren't as small as a boat would be. it refers to huge passenger ships that are primarily utilized for recreational purposes. While ocean liners are employed for transportation, cruise ships often make round-trip cruises to several terminals, where guests would go on trips known as "shore excursions."

Can you visit the Nile river?

Can you visit the Nile river?

Taking a trip down the Nile is one of the most popular methods to visit all of Egypt's ancient riches and cultural sites. By taking a cruise, you may experience Egypt's 5,000-year history in all its ancient and glorified places. In fact, a Nile cruise is a great idea to do. the Nile cruise prices starts from 80$ a night for 3 stars boat with full board.

Can you swim in the Nile river?

Swimming in The Nile River

Due to the presence of a parasite called Schistosomiasis in the Nile, it is not recommended. There are also other dangers, and swimming in the Nile is not advisable for safety reasons. Also, the water is usually heavier than seawater, and you may encounter vortices at the surface.

What do you wear on a Nile River cruise?

Closes To Wear on Nile Cruise

Nile Cruises doesn't have formal nights or theme nights, so dress casually. Dresses work. Wear your favorite. Morning and afternoon shorts and t-shirts are OK. Use convertible skirts. Touring skirt, dinner dress, or pool cover-up. It's useful.

How much does it cost to cruise the Nile?

Nile Cruises Prices

Nile Cruise Luxury 5-day cruises cost $480 per person. Three-day, two-night Nile cruises cost about $200. Cairo-Luxor/Aswan multi-day cruises include a return airplane or train.

What is the best time of year to do a Nile cruise?

What is the best time of year to do a Nile cruise?

October–April is the best time to cruise the Nile. You can prevent sunburns and enjoy your day trips from Luxor to Aswan throughout these months. However, in Summer Nile cruise prices are too cheap but it's too hot.

Can I do PCR test in Cairo airport?

Yes, you will need to if you are not vaccinated and don’t have a recent negative PCR test. You can take a PCR test at any Egyptian airport you are arriving at $65, and it takes 2 hours, once the results are issued, you will be permitted to enter the country.

Which is the best Nile cruise?

Which is the best Nile cruise?

Egypt United Packages constantly chooses the most affordable Nile cruises. Ship type affects Nile cruise cost. Top Nile cruises include Sonesta Star Goddess, M/S Esplanade, Mövenpick Royal Lily, Sonesta Moon Goddess, and Oberoi Philae. This Nile cruises prices could range between 400$ to 800$ per night.

Is it safe to go on Nile cruise?

Is it safe to go on Nile cruise?

You and your kids are safe on the Nile Cruise. Parents must keep them safe. Watch them. Climbing on cruise ship railings is risky for kids. If the sun is too hot, especially at noon, avoid the patio.

Are Nile cruises operating 2024?

Nile cruises resumed after a months-long suspension due to the War in Gaza. In fact, the Nile cruise locations are to far to the South and well secure. 2024 Nile cruise prices decreased nearly 10%.

Can you cruise from Cairo to Luxor?

Can you cruise from Cairo to Luxor?

Luxor-Aswan via Nile Cruiser takes three days. European tourists initially explored Egypt by boat, spending 12 days aboard seeing Cairo and Luxor. Long Nile cruises may cost up to 120$ each night.

 

Are Nile River cruises running in 2024?

After months of suspension due to the coronavirus epidemic, Nile cruises have resumed. Egypt's robust security makes 2024 river trips safe. All Nile cruise attractions are secure.

What are Egypt entry requirements for COVID vaccine?

What are Egypt entry requirements for COVID vaccine?

The PCR test is waived for all passengers of all cultural origins and nations who have a COVID-19 immunisation certificate issued within 14 days of arrival. This was applicable to all citizens arriving in Egypt from or passing through Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, Vietnam, India, or Latin America. Otherwise, upon arriving at the airport, they will be asked to do a Covid-19 test. If the test is positive, the tourist will be admitted to a government-approved hospital and subjected to additional treatments. Unless you are taking Johnson & Johnson, you must be fully vaccinated.

Is a Nile cruise worth it?

Surely, it's the best way to see Egypt and the Nile from close. Also, nile cruise prices are too cheap, which make it a good thing to try.

Where do Nile cruises depart from?

Where do Nile cruises depart from?

After departing from Luxor, most Nile cruises visit Esna, Edfu, and Kom Ombo before returning to Aswan. Alternatively, you can fly directly to Aswan and then go north down the Nile to see the same sights as on the other itineraries. At least four nights are required for most cruises.

Is Luxor worth visiting?

Luxor, located in Upper Egypt's Nile Valley, is a must-see stop on any Egyptian tour. Known as "the world's largest open-air museum", it is home to some of the country's most impressive monuments and is the starting point for most river tours.

Are there cruises down the Nile?

Are there cruises down the Nile?

In Luxor and Aswan, or vice versa, the Nile River Cruise are there, and it will take you to the magnificent Karnak temple complex, the renowned Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, the unique Kom Ombo Temple, the majestic Philae Temple, the glorious Edfu Temple, the Great Pyramid of Giza, and many other. Nile cruises prices range between 75$ up to 200$ per night.

Can you swim in the Nile in Aswan and Luxor?

Egyptian authorities in the city of Aswan have prohibited swimming in the Nile; This is after many individuals drowned while swimming in the river. The Nile river water is heavier than typical for swimmers. As a side note, parasites can also cause infection.

How long is the cruise from Luxor to Aswan?

How long is the cruise from Luxor to Aswan?

From Luxor to Aswan, the Nile Cruise takes 5 days, and vice versa. It passes by a lot of heritage sites, such as Luxor Temple, Kom Ombo, the valley of the kings and queens, as well as taking in the natural beauty of the Nile’s landscape. On the other hand, Nile cruises rates now in 2022 range between 75$ to 200$ per night.

How do I get from Aswan to Cairo?

Cairo from Aswan flight tickets cost an average of 116 USD and the trip takes 3 hours. Cairo to Aswan is 426 kilometres away. A 530-mile road trip. Taking a train back to Cairo might be another possibility.

Is Aswan worth visiting?

Is Aswan worth visiting?

When it comes to Nile cruises, Aswan is a wonderful place to start. Also in Aswan, you may learn about the Nubian culture and buy spices, henna tattoos, souvenirs, and African handicrafts at the Aswan souk, which is a traditional marketplace. Many historic sites can be found there.

Where to do PCR test in Cairo?

Egypt PCR Portal, it is online service, the country's first and only passenger RT-PCR booking portal, delivers preflight screening to you. We have over 120 travel-approved COVID-19 RT-PCR testing facilities in Cairo, Alexandria, North Coast, Luxor, Aswan, Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh, and all of Egypt's major towns, so you can obtain your COVID-19 RT-PCR test practically anywhere.

What is the Price of PCR test in Egypt?

What is the Price of PCR test in Egypt?

Egypt recently cut the cost of PCR for visitors. The diagnostic test now costs EGP 900 rather than EGP 1,200 for Egyptians wanting to travel abroad, and EGP 1,200 rather than 1,600 for non-Egyptians.

How much money do I need per day in Egypt?

You should make a rough and estimated budget E£636 ($40) a day for your Egypt trip, which is the daily average pricing based on prior tourists' spending. Earlier tourists said that they spent E£194 ($12) on meals and E£107 ($6.72) on public transport services in one night. This budget could go higher or lower based on the restaurants and the hotels you are going to choose and their rating.

Is Egypt cheap or expensive?

Is Egypt cheap or expensive?

Egypt is quite affordable. Egypt is less expensive to travel than North America, Japan, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. Touring Egypt costs about as much as travelling through Southeast Asia. Even if you are on a tight budget, you may be able to visit a number of tourist attractions and participate in a variety of activities in Egypt. On of the most cheap things to do is to cruise the Nile. In fact, Nile cruises prices inexpensive and could reach to 80$ a night with full board.

Where should you stay on a cruise to avoid seasickness?

Where should you stay on a cruise to avoid seasickness?

Just choose cabin on the lowest deck in the middle of the ship to avoid sea sickness. The ship's wobble will be less noticeable in this segment of the ship. If you're afraid about seasickness on a cruise, plan a cabin with a window or a veranda, which may sound contradictory.

Can you take a tour of the Nile river?

Yes, at long last! Nile River cruises have resumed after a months-long hiatus owing to the coronavirus epidemic. The river can handle both luxury ships and smaller luxury boats between Aswan Dam and Luxor. Between Cairo and Luxor, lengthier Nile cruises are available if you want to spend long days touring the Nile. On the other hand, Nile cruises prices now in 2022 start from 75$ and up to 200$ per night.

Is it safe to sail down the Nile river?

Is it safe to sail down the Nile river?

It's safer than you may imagine. You'll observe high level of protection along the Nile, which is reassuring as well as comforting rather than intrusive. Metal detector gates, similar to those used at airports, are installed at every destination, hotel, and Nile cruise ship. Prepare for luggage searches as well; it's best to pack minimally for day trips.

What is better Luxor or Aswan?

Although Aswan is not objectively superior to Luxor, it does outperform it in several aspects. If you wish to travel on a day trip to Abu Simbel temple or learn more about the ancient Nubian culture that still exists in and around Aswan city, for example. It is entirely up to you to make a decision based on your personal interests and inclinations. Luxor is more historically significant than Aswan in terms of culture. In fact, taking a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan could give you a great prospective of both cities. The Nile cruise prices are almost the same as hotels.

Is the Nile river safe to drink?

Is the Nile river safe to drink?

Agriculture and fishing are supported by the Nile. For thousands of years, the Nile has also functioned as an essential transportation route. The Nile's direct water is unsafe to drink and is not advised.

What should I take on a Nile cruise?

A wonderful maxi skirt or dress. A Pool Cover-Up, Linen Flow-y Pants, a Fun Swimsuit, Sturdy, Flip-Flops, a Breathable Long-Sleeve Shirt, sunscreen, nice sunglasses, and light shirts and clothing in general are all recommended.

How long is cruising the Nile from Cairo to Luxor?

How long is cruising the Nile from Cairo to Luxor?

From Cairo to Luxor, you can take a Nile River Cruise navigating the Nile for about 7 nights. It's a trip of lifetime as you go through the real parts of Egypt. It feels like you are traveling back in time to see the ancient Egyptian farmers along the Nile Valley.
A Nile River Cruise from Cairo will take you to some places that few tourists visit, like Tal El Amarna, Abydos and Dandara; Finally you reach Luxor where you see the Kings Valley and Karnak Temple. A trip to Hatshepsut Temple, Luxor Temple is also one of the highlights. You can keep crusing the Nile for another 3 nights to reach Aswan; on this three nights you will see the Falcon God Temple in Edfu and the Crocodile Temple in Kom Ombo. Finally when you reach Aswan you will be able to see the real beauty of Isis Iland of Love at Philae Temple.

What is there to do on a Nile river cruise?

What is there to do on a Nile river cruise?

Firstly, we are assuring you that you will enjoy every moment you spend on board a Nile River Cruise tour. There are many things you can do on board; Most Nile River Cruises offer a good package of sightseeing along with tours. A Nile Cruise Tour Package between Luxor and Aswan is mostly 4 nights; In this tour package you are able to see all highlights in Luxor. ( Kings' Valle, Karnak and Luxor Temple, Valley of Queens and Hatshepsut Temple). You will be spending a night stay in Luxor to be able to do these major sights. After a night stay in Luxor, the Nile Cruise sails to Esna Lock where you will spend an amazing time whatching your Nile Cruise rais up by the Nile water; Later in This day your cruise stops to visit Edfu temple for the Falcon God.

On other hand this day you will have amazing time sailing the Nile Valley. The day afterr you will reach the Crocodile God Temple at Kom Ombo. at the same night your Nile River Cruise will reach Aswan. In this beautiful city of Aswan you have a great opportunity to see Nubia. Also to go to Abu Simbel is on of the highlights. Aswan has many beautiful sights to offer as well, like Philae Temple and the High Dam.
Similarrly, The 3 nights Nile Cruise package from Aswan; you will do the same things as 4 nights, except that, you might have no chance to see Abu Simbel.
In Conclusion, a Nile Cruise Package is your best option to do along the Nile of Egypt. Nile cruises prices vary depends on the cruise stars category. In fact, it starts from 100$ and the most expensive is 800$ a night.

Do Egyptians cruise the Nile now in 2024?

Do Egyptians cruise the Nile now in 2024?

Almost all Egyptians now are cruising the Nile river. a nile river cruise tour package is getting to be very affordble for many. Some Egyptians prefer to cruise the Nile in Cairo by taking a small sailing boat called "felluca". Others like to go for long Nile Cruise tour packages from cairo to Luxor or Aswan. The majority of people take the Nile cruises tour packages between Luxor and Aswan.

Are Nile Cruises Tour Packages Cheap?

Most Nile Cruises Tour Packages start from Luxor and Aswan. A standard Nile Cruises prices for 3 nights could cost up to $300 USD. per person in a sharing cabin. On other hand, a 4 nights Nile cruise tour package from Luxor will cost about $400 USD. This includes all transportation, escorting, and entrance tickets. Luxury Nile cruises prices could be double these amounts.

What the name of these small sailing boats on the Nile?

What the name of these small sailing boats on the Nile?

It's Feluccas, this is a lovely triangle-shape small boats Ancient Egyptians created. They used it to sail down the River Nile and also to move stones.
Up till now many Egyptians are using these type of sailing boats. most Egyptians now are using it because it's a cheaper method to sail the Nile. Some others use it for joy and meditate a long the Nile River. Many tourists prefer to take 2 hours felucca in Cairo, Luxor or Aswan. It's the best way to enjoy the calminess of the River Nile. Also, to experience the real life of Egyptians in close.

How far is Nile from pyramids?

How far is Nile from pyramids?

The present Nile River is five miles from the pyramids, which is a considerable way to pull huge slabs of stone.
Ancient Egyptians were cutting the Pyramids stones from Wadi Natroun, Luxor, and Aswan. They moved the stones to the Nile and on big boats they cruised the Nile River to reach the Pyramids through a canal. they cut this canal to reach the Pyramids plateau. After that, they moved the stone on wooden rollers.
A Trip down the river on board of a Nile Cruise will help you understand more. The Nile cruise prices starts from 100$ a night.

How much is a Nile cruise tour package down the Nile?

How much is a Nile cruise tour package down the Nile?

Nile cruises prices vary depending on many factors such as how old is the ship and the furniture; The most inexpensive four-day Nile cruise tour package prices start at US$280. The expense of a luxury cruise is higher. A 5-day cruise may cost as little as US$350 per person and as much as US$1200 for a luxury cruise. In conclusion, the most basic Nile cruise tour package lasts four days and three nights for approximately $300.

Can you cruise the Nile river?

Surely yes, you may take a Nile cruise from Cairo to Aswan, which may be too long for some, and see more of the Nile's untamed environment. In fact, a 14 days cruise from Cairo to Aswan is a great idea. Similarly, other choices include Nile cruises between Aswan and Luxor.

Can you cruise the Nile from Cairo?

Can you cruise the Nile from Cairo?

This is a 12-day cruise up the Nile River, which passes via Cairo and Luxor, harkens back to the roots of Egypt vacation when European travelers first visited the country by boat. These tours offer touring days from the vessel's deck at both Cairo and Luxor.

Is a trip to Egypt so expensive?

Absolutely, it's substantially cheaper than in Europe, North America, and Australia.
Egypt is 30% above Thailand. Cheaper Egypt. September has fantastic discounts and weather. Full-board 5-star Nile cruises prices in Egypt is $100, while 3-star hotels cost $25.

What boat was used in Death on the Nile?

Wonderful novel. Egypt's steam Nile cruiser S.S. Karnak. This vessel is smaller (Papyrus and Nile Cruises). Karnak Nile Cruise closed. Nile Cruises tours are popular, but seeing is best. Qena docking.

When was the SS Sudan built?

In fact, this boat SS Sudan is one of the oldest Nile Cruises in the Nile River. It was built in 1921 and consider one of the first steam cruises sold down the river Nile. You have the opportunity to see it and enjoy the sunset there. It's now docking near Qena and you can go for a visit. SS Sudan Nile cruise prices is in the average between 500$ to 800$ a night.

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