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Nile River Cruises in Egypt

Discover the spectacular history and temples of the ancient Egyptians on the River Nile through the highlights of Egypt

Due to Foreign and Commonwealth Office advice, all our Nile cruises which visit Cairo are currently suspended

Some of our collection start in Luxor, with Red Sea hotel stays available. From the historic city of Luxor, you can explore the Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of Pharaohs, including Tutankhamun.

You can also visit the Valley of the Queens and the Colossi of Memnon, two impressive stone statues. It is often possible to take a hot air balloon flight over Luxor.

Discover the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon-headed God Horus, explore the magnificent Great Hypostyle Hall in Karnak which boasts 134 columns and visit the famous Kom Ombo temple, dedicated to the crocodile God Sobek.

Visit the Aswan High Dam and the magnificent Philae Temple, moved from its original position and rebuilt to avoid being submerged by the rising waters of the new Lake Nasser.

From the colourful city of Aswan, there are optional excursions to the spectacular temples of Abu Simbel, situated next to Lake Nasser.

Visits to Cairo are usually based on Giza to the south east of the city, where you find the Pyramids and the Sphinx and be amazed by their size.

The fascinating Egyptian Museum includes the burial treasures of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun. In the evening is a Sound and Light Show in the shadow of the Sphinx.

For the ultimate in luxury, explore the highlights of the Nile on a traditional 12-passenger dahabiyya on Nostalgic Nile, a recreation of a 19th century craft used by aristocrats to discover the Nile in style.

Map of River Nile, Egypt

Columns at Luxor

Temple of Philae

Nile River Cruises - World River Cruise

The Nostalgic Nile

7 Nights - Aswan to Luxor

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Dahabiyyas Dahabiyyas

A unique all-inclusive luxury voyage from Luxor to Aswan on a 12-passenger dahabiyya, with included excursions and private moorings away from the crowds

2014 - Apr

The Nostalgic Nile
From £2075pp
Exclusive £50pp BWH Discount!

Nile River Cruises - Cruise and Stay

Nostalgic Nile and Cairo

10 Nights - Cairo and back

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Dahabiyyas Dahabiyyas

Enjoy a memorable all-inclusive Nile voyage aboard a luxurious 12-passenger Dahabiyya, built to recreate the 19th century way of exploring the River Nile, with a 3-night stay in Cairo

2014 - Apr

Nostalgic Nile and Cairo
From £2575pp
Exclusive £50pp BWH Discount!

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Highlights of the Nile

7 Nights - Luxor and back

Red Sea Holidays
MS Grand Rose MS Grand Rose

Explore the historic sites of Egypt on this all-inclusive Nile journey from Luxor on board MS Grand Rose

Highlights of the Nile
From £678pp

The Nile and Red Sea

14 Nights - Luxor and back

Red Sea Holidays
MS Grand Rose MS Grand Rose

Combine a 7-night Red Sea hotel stay on an all-inclusive basis with an all-inclusive 7-night Nile voyage discovering the highlights of Egypt. Includes flights, transfers and excursions on board

The Nile and Red Sea
From £1040pp

Wonders of Ancient Egypt

9 Nights - Cairo to Luxor

Bales Worldwide

This fascinating Nile river journey combines 2 nights in Cairo with a voyage from Luxor visiting Edfu and Esna, with option to visit Abu Simbel

Wonders of Ancient Egypt
From £1045pp
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