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10 Things to See and Do on a Luxury Nile Cruise

by Amit Shir Marketer

Egypt offers you hundreds of tourist spots. Gathering concise information about the various places while planning a Nile Cruise tour is an exciting activity.

Travelling on a cruise, relishing the scenic beauty of Egypt on both sides of the Nile, is a lifetime experience. A cruise trip is studded with modern amenities, uncompromising on your comfort and convenience. You can get involved in numerous activities during your cruise vacation. It is a good idea to jot down a few activities and prioritize them before you embark on your journey.

Regal stay at Sonesta St. George 

Sonesta St. George is a breathtakingly beautiful floating hotel that marks one of the USPs of your Luxury Nile Cruise. Its magnificent lobby with a bedazzling chandelier on its ceiling stuns you as soon as you make an entry. The top deck has a sleek café and pool with lounge facilities.

Exploring Karnak

You must make a resolution not to miss visiting arguably the most significant Pharaoh site in Egypt. In ancient times, Karnak was the central powerbase of the country. Usually, your Luxury Nile Cruise would begin at Karnak, with jaw-dropping remnants around.

Visiting Luxor Temple

The magnum opus of the Pharaoh King Amenhotep III, Luxor Temple is an impeccable example of the intricate architectural craft. The coloured hieroglyphics and statues of Ramses enchant you on the temple premises.

Valley of the Kings

Tombs of nearly every Pharaoh King can be traced at the captivating Valley of the Kings. If you are fortunate enough, you may witness the famous tomb of the Great King Tutankhamen provided it is not closed for minor renovation and research.

Appreciating Temple of Hatshepsut

West Bank of Luxor is the location of this intriguing temple with an astounding spectacle of sweeping terraces and the enamouring backdrop of imposing mountains. The Upper Terrace has statues of Hatshepsut, making the place more interesting for photography.

Sipping tea at sunset

As the sun melts on the horizon, sipping flavoured tea on the deck of a Nile Cruise is one of the most peaceful experiences. The cool breeze from the palm trees on the banks would play with your hair, engrossing you in a calm, romantic atmosphere.

Admiring Edfu Temple

It is the best-preserved Graeco-Roman Egyptian Temple. The premises boast of statues resembling horse-drawn chariots. The temple dates back to 273 BC. It is one of the quintessential elements of any well-designed itinerary.

Exploring Kom Ombo Temple

It is a dual temple with an intensely delicate symmetrical plan, dedicated to Horus, the Falcon God, and Sobek, the Crocodile God. It has some ancient nooks that make the place appear mystic.

Visiting Temple of Philae

Experts and globetrotters opine that The Temple of Philae is the most beautiful temple in Egypt. The Ptolemaic era temple is a symbol of ancient culture in the lovely little town of Aswan.

Roaming in Gharb Sohail

It is a colourful locale where you can roam and shop for handmade artefacts.

A scintillating experience

Don’t miss any of the places mentioned in this article. Click photographs to capture the scintillating experience.


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About Amit Shir Junior   Marketer

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