Egypt River Cruises
Egypt's Mysterious Nile River & Lake Nasser
Journey along the lifeline of Egyptian
civilization, experiencing incredible sights
that include ancient temples, tombs, and
local villages. Measuring 4,160 miles, the Nile is
the longest river in the world, flowing north from
Lake Victoria through Uganda, Sudan, and Egypt.
Passing rainforests, mountains, savannas, swamps,
and desert landscapes, it culminates in the fertile
Nile Delta and drains into the Mediterranean Sea.
Lake Nasser is a vast reservoir created in the 1960s
when the High Dam was built to harness the waters
of the Nile. As the waters rose, they threatened to
engulf many sites of historical significance. Several
ancient Egyptian and Nubian archaeological sites
were dismantled and moved to higher ground, the
most important being Abu Simbel. As you sail the
tranquil waters, it is hard to imagine how much still
lies submerged. The lake is remote and sparsely
populated by fishermen and Bedouin camel and
Sail through 5,000 years of history on this incredible Nile river cruise getaway. In Cairo, marvel at King Tutankhamun’s treasures and masterpieces of ancient art, visit the enigmatic Sphinx, and see the Great Pyramids of Giza. Drive to the ancient capital of Memphis to see the 40-foot statue of Ramses II. Fly to Luxor, one of the greatest cities of ancient Egypt, and embark your 4-night Nile Rive...
Egypt—known for its ancient civilization, hieroglyphics, mummies, and pyramids—is a must for travelers wanting to experience new cultures and ancient wonders. On this marvelous vacation, experience the highlights of what Egypt has to offer. In Cairo, marvel at King Tutankhamun’s treasures and masterpieces of ancient art, stand in awe at the Great Pyramids of Giza, see the enigmatic Sphinx, and vis...
OTHER CRUISE OPTIONS
Egypt & the Nile in Depth (WAUA)
- Starting at $3,677*
Details & Pricing
* The "STARTING AT" price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price
is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include airfare. Some cruises
require intra-vacation flights (and in some cases intra-vacation segments must be
purchased from Avalon Waterways).