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Three Options for Cruising in Egypt

Nov 18th 2015 at 1:51 AM

Tourists planning a long holiday trip might find more reasons than one to visit “the gift of the Nile”. Egypt is one of the most famous tourist destinations and is renowned for its several historical monuments like Pyramids and the Sphinx. The weather here is warm and sunny with little annual range of temperatures. The historic cities of Cairo, Alexandria and Luxor still attract tourists from every corner of the world who come here to enjoy the majestic charm of the historic splendour. To make your stay more comfortable and luxurious, there are several 5-star hotels and resorts that one could easily find in and around these places.

Cruising in Egypt

There are several options on offer when it comes to cruising in Egypt. These include luxury cruises to the historic Dahabiya cruises on river Nile making your trip more exciting and memorable. Apart from these, tour agents also offer cruise rides on Lake Nasser and several other tributaries of river Nile. There is also an option of shore excursion on Safaga port taking you to the blistering underworld wonders like coral reefs and several marine creatures. One may still find cruising in Egypt to be the best and the most memorable experience and here are some cruise rides that tourists might look out for:

Dahabiya Nile Cruises

Dahabiyas are small boats sailing over rivers in Egypt since nineteenth century. These boats were used by the travellers cruising through river Nile to enjoy the adjoining landscapes. Though these traditional boats are now fitted with modern day comforts, yet one could feel the antique touch while navigating on these historic boats. Dahabiya boats have smaller capacity as compared to large cruise boats, yet these are second to none when it comes to comfort and luxury. Visitors might find it very easy to explore the ancient Egyptian sites while cruising through these small boats.

Nile Cruises

Apart from Dahabiya Boats, there are several other luxury cruises having every modern day facilities. These facilities include elegant suites, swimming pools, bars, restaurants, lounges, spas, and cabins to provide panoramic view of the adjoining landscapes. These luxury rides could prove to be a great experience if the tourists are willing to shell out large sum of money.

Lake Nasser cruises

These luxury cruise rides could give customers some great views taking them through the history and traditions of Lake Nasser and ancient Nubia. These cruise rides between Aswan and Luxor could also provide majestic views of Wadi El Seboua, Amada Temple, Kalabasha Temple and Abu simple temple. These cruises range from ones built during 19th century to those fitted with modern-day luxury facilities.

Your plan for a holiday trip to has a lot more to offer besides these cruise rides. There are several 5-star hotels in Egypt which caters the needs of visitors from around the world. These cruise rides may make your trip more memorable and is a total value for money. From cruising on traditional Dahabiya boats to luxurious cruises, your journey will have a lot to offer.

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