Nile Cruises Information

  • A Nile Cruise is one of the most exciting trip to experience in Egypt. It is a blend of history, beautiful landscapes and entertainment, which makes it a trip to remember.
  • As there are many Nile Cruises in Egypt, it is hard to choose the one you will sail on it. Our website will help you to know the difference between the expensive and the low-priced cruises. In addition, it will provide you with all the required details about the trip, so you can make the right decision.
  • We are offering you the best deals in the Nile cruises markets and a wide variety of Nile cruises categories and packages.
  • Due to practical circumstances, the cruise can be subject to a slight relay at short notice during your tour in Egypt.
  • Majority of sailing is done during the morning. However, some sailing are required to happen in the dark, during certain periods.
  • At busy moments, the boat will have to wait a little in order to sail through the lock on the Nile at Esna.
  • Many cruise boats are supposed to moor alongside each other. This can block some views. Therefore, the guests will have to cross few boats to reach the shore. Surely, assistance is always available whenever you need it.
  • When initial checking in on the cruise boat, it is suggested to keep your valuables in a safe locker. You will find this locker either in the reception, or in your private cabin.
  • If you would like to shop for any things from the shops on board, the chance for shopping is usually restricted due to limited space of those shops. However, you will have enough time to test what you're shopping for, and haggle over the price
  • In order to call home, most of the cruise boats provide international telephone facilities on board, however the signal is not as good as good as onshore.
  • Before cruising, we suggest to visit a bank in order to change your cash currency, as most of the cruise boats do not provide this service and you will not be able to do it onshore banks while cruising.
  • All visits transportation and accommodation are enclosed.
  • Either the Cruise road begins from Luxor or Aswan based on the Nile Cruise Schedule.
  • The Egyptian Tourism Authority gives the official rating of the cruise. However, this is not the only fact that determines a Cruise service quality.
  • In a Nile cruises, all cabins are outside cabins. Therefore, all cabins are distributed on the Cruise Decks.
  • In order to induce a secured deck Cabins or Suites, a Supplement should be additionally of the Cruise cost.
  • Further info confirmation will be received at time of booking pickup will be organized based on guest’s arrival time required details: The pickup / Drop off locations.
  • It is suggested to reach Luxor before 11:00 am, and leave Aswan at any time on day 5.
  • In case the guest decided to visit the stunning Abu Simbel temple, it is preferred to book his/ her flight after 13:30 pm.
  • An adult should accompany children. Moreover, children date of birth is urgently required when booking.
  • A triple room is a double room plus extra bed / sofa bed, which means that a Nile Cruise cabin can host up to 3 persons. .
  • On the check in time Egypt Nile Cruise, you must have a current six months minimum valid passport.
  • Cruises do not offer Water during the meals. However, tea or coffee are provided during breakfast and teatime while sailing on the Cruise sundeck.
  • While sailing, TV, telephone, internet signals does not work properly.
  • Vegan and diet options are available, but you will have to note this when booking.
  • Most Nile Cruises include a nightclub, Belly Dance Show, original Galabia Party and Nubian Folkloric Show. There is a full entertaining program for every night. However, this program can differs depending on the category of the cruise.
  • In many cruises, the first day is a formal cocktail party (the managers party) organized by the managers of the cruise. During this event, drinks are served for free, and every manager starts to present his crew to the guests on board.
  • A second night, there is a Galabia party. You will try to get Egyptian traditional outfits and wear their original Galabia. During this party, some games are run; the tour guides usually organize the party. You will be invited to buy a Galabia that will cost you around 10 or 15 US$. In addition, it is possible to hire one from a bazaar shop existing on board.
  • Another night, you will attend a Nubian show performed by Nubian dancers and singers in their original folkloric outfit. A last night entertainment consists a belly dancing show, a juggler’s show, local singers and bands.
  • English-speaking guides are charged by default. However, while booking the tour, you can request Spanish, German, French & Italian– speaking tour guide to be arranged.
  • For your own safety and the safety of everyone, you should avoid drinking large amounts of alcoholic drinks.
  • People with equilibrium issues should not stay a long time on deck at night on a fast moving ship, so you do not fall over.
  • Stay aware of where the meeting stations are, in case you have left the ship.
  • If you get ill while on board, some cruises have a clinic on board. If not, they have doctors allocated in every town in case of emergency.