Nile is the longest river in the world stretching from East Africa to Mediterranean Sea. It is about 4000 miles long and serves as the main water of source of Egypt. This river is also vital to the ancient Egyptian tourism. Nile cruises are considered as the best way of exploring the ancient Egypt.
The cruises can be either one day long, or more than 7 days and 7 nights. One can decide based on the number of days one would like to enjoy there. Also, one would have to take into consideration the budget of the trip.
The Nile cruises were started in 1980’s. The most commonly and widely used Nile cruise the “Luxor Cruise”. Nearly 300 cruises ply the waters between Luxor and Aswan in Egypt. These cruises give the tourists a relaxed view of Egypt’s ancient rich cultural heritage.
These cruises are also called as the floating hotel. It has got all the 5 star and 7 star facilities like gyms, TV’s, hot tubs, libraries, night clubs, restaurants, swimming pools and many more. Sometimes people even get a chance to camp outside in small cottages. Visits are made, along with the guides, to the famous historical spots like the Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza.
The Egyptologists, the Egyptian belly dancers entertain and amuse the onboard tourists. These cruises include a formal atmosphere and a luxurious resulting in a deluxe 7 star event.
Most of these cruises offer a multi- cuisine menu to the tourists. Specialties of the area are presented during lunch and dinner.
One can even camp off the cruise and enjoy the heritage and enriched culture of the place, along with the natives of the area.
Egypt Holidays are more than just about the Pyramids as there are so many holiday choices and options such as Nile Cruises is all inclusive.