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Nile River Cruises

Nile River Cruises

Ancient pyramids, colorful bazaars and temples that were already ancient by the time Cleopatra took charge only begin to describe the highlights of a Nile River cruise through Egypt. Itineraries generally include tours of landmark sights in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan, as well as visits to more secluded temples such as Abu Simbel. With so many things to see, a Nile River cruise includes plenty of tours, but there's also time to relax and watch the world float by.
Come Aboard My Nile River Cruise
Get a first-hand glimpse of a Nile cruise in Egypt, a bucket list trip for many travelers longing to see the pyramids.
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  • Known as the longest river in the world, the Nile river is located in northeastern Africa and runs through ten countries, including Egypt – the focus of Nile River cruising.


  • Luxor
    Once known as Thebes, Luxor served as the base for Egypt's ruling ...

River Cruise Reviews

  • The Cruise That Never Happened   Worldtraveler2013
    Upon arrival at the port in Basel Switzerland we were greeted by a bus driver at the docks that told us due to recent rain the height of the Rhine made it impossible for the ship to dock in Basel. We were put on a bus and transferred to a hotel in ... Read more
  • great trip!   pmakofka
    for the experience of a river cruise we chose this one. The length seemed right and we wanted to see the south. Being able to do a pre & post stay was also why we selected this cruise. We have done about 10 cruises in the past- but not a ... Read more
  • 06/16
    We took this cruise as my wife had not been to Paris before. This was our first River Cruise and i cannot say one thing bad about Viking and their service. Just before we arrived i found out that our travel agent did not book the transfers. I called ... Read more
  • 06/16
    Great time. Ship and Staff was first class. Lorin, the Program Director does a great job. All of the excursions were very well done. All of our tour guides were excellent and spoke very good English. Getting on and off the ship was a breeze. ... Read more
  • 06/16
    This was our first cruise. We boarded in Amsterdam, spending 2-days in the city. The Vidar had excellent service, food, and accommodations. The ship runs very quietly with no real motion at all. We woke up one morning opened the curtains and ... Read more
  • 06/16
    My husband and I and another couple just returned from a cruise from Chalone sur Saone to Nice on the Sapphire. This was our first on Scenic but we had cruised with Viking once. This was our friends first river cruise. Due to the high water level ... Read more
  • Fantastic Trip!!!   mcmansell
    The New England Islands cruise was fabulous!!!! We visited a number of islands and mainland locations that I had been wanting to see for a long time. Being able to see them on one trip and not having to pack and unpack was perfect. We had plenty ... Read more
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