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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.
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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.

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

River Cruise Reviews

  • 12/14
    To set the record straight the Mekong Navigator is owned by and operated by Haimark Ltd located in Colorado with luxury river boats in Southeast Asia. The very good to travel with, Lueftner Cruisers, from Austria, with their excellent European river ... Read more
  • Excellent   miketristangadt
    04/15
    We just finished a cruise from Vancouver Wa. to Clarkson Wa. And we were impressed with the quality of the product. Everyone was super friendly, no matter the position or rank onboard.. The food was excellent, the entertainment was fun,on shore ... Read more
  • 03/15
    We sailed from New Orleans to Memphis and were very pleased with the experience. We were in suite 513 and it was clean and well furnished. I had wanted to have a private balcony, but was glad I didn't get one after I saw the boat. Being on the ... Read more
  • Too big,too slow   Ptoscano22@gmail.com
    04/15
    This is a nice boat but its like vacationing at an elementary school,kids running up and down the hallways,banging doors and anything else they can get their hands on.There is no supervision by any staff member so I guess some bodies going to have ... Read more
  • Best trip ever   madamek
    08/14
    This was our first river cruise but definitely not the last. We were impressed with the helpful , friendly staff. The regional food was outstanding. Having everything included is a great feature. When sailing you always see something - on that ... Read more
  • Christmas Market Cruise   Dhansford18
    12/13
    Right from boarding The Longship "FREYA" for the first time, we were treated like royalty. The service from all of the staff was first class. They couldn't do enough for us. The port excursions were planned very well and the tour guides ... Read more
  • 11/14
    Simple Luxury Cruising, those three words sums it all up when you take a Viking cruise. As you step into the ship on your first day, the pampering begins. I cruised with them on the Danube and the Bordeaux river, and planning on a third ... Read more
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