Nile Cruise Holidays with Cairo Sightseeing
In as much as one week can be so boring, what if we tell you that there is an experience that can totally impress you? A Cairo and Nile Cruise visit can be such an experience. 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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Cairo Nile Cruises
Felucca sailing boat cruises
Among the most-sought-after cruises are the multi-day Nile cruises from Aswan to Luxor. Apart from stating from both places, these cruises can also be accessed from Hurghada and Marsa Alam, Red Sea resorts.
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The Giza Pyramids
It is no secret that the Pyramids as the most visited attractions in Egypt. They are situated within the city, bordering the Nile Valley and the Sahara desert. The fact that they are 4,500 years old notwithstanding, they will still leave you fascinated. 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 in Cairo
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. With its rich array of ancient Egyptian artifacts, architecture and items, other museums pale in significance. 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
A 20-minute drive from the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel is an Islamic-age fortress. It is built entirely of marble, hence its magnificence. Watching from the peak of Mount Mokattam, you will get an unmatched view of the panorama surrounding the Fort.
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. Extremely busy, here you will get anything under the sun. 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 Package: 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. Whatever expectations you might have regarding this tour cannot even start to describe the sheer amount of fun that you will have.
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