The world’s longest river spans from Luxor to Aswan and iconic landmarks are dotted along its vast length leaving you to marvel at Egypt’s many ancient gems along the way including religious sites and temples at Kom Ombo, Edfu, and Esna. A journey of magic and mystery, visit the ancient tombs and legendary pyramids engulfed by stunning desert scenery. From ancient burial grounds of Egyptian royalty to remarkable temples dedicated to mythological figures, our Nile river holidays offer all of this and more. A captivating itinerary can be enjoyed aboard our Nile cruise and you’ll be humbled by the iconic sights that Egypt has to offer at every turn. It is no surprise then, that so many wonders await you as you float effortlessly down the Nile – from the Pyramids of Giza, the impressive Karnak Temple, not to mention the magnificent obelisks, columns, sphinxes and statues. Our Nile River cruises will ensure you take in all of the iconic sites at your leisure as well as the lesser known historic gems, some that you never knew existed.
Whether you’re a hieroglyphics expert or just curious to learn more about the mysterious world of pharaohs, you can easily immerse yourself in all things Egyptian aboard a Nile river cruise. Setting sail from Cairo to either Luxor or Aswan, a trip down the Nile is an enthralling voyage of discovery. Here are 10 reasons why you should choose a Nile river cruise.
A Nile river cruise is one of the most popular ways to see the wealth of archaeological treasures and cultural attractions Egypt has to offer. It’s a cruise that brings Egypt’s 5,000-year history to life, transporting you back to a time of pharaohs, towering pyramids and Egyptian gods such as Ra and Osiris.
Aline and Alistair Paterson
We have just returned from a great trip to India and Nepal. The organisation by Riviera and our guide, Gill, was outstanding. Its a fairly manic itinerary with new exciting experiences every day. Rising before dawn became second n...
Linda & John Taylor
We have just returned from Austria tour with Riviera, and have to say it was a lovely holiday, Salzburg for the 3 nights we stayed was just beautiful it also helped with the good weather. Kaprun for the remaining 4 nights was a di...