Amenities on the Day Cruises:
Amenities on the Multi-Day Cruise:
Photo ID: If you have purchased discounted tickets, please carry your valid photo ID for verification. All foreign citizens must present their passport and visa information upon arrival.
Packing: Bring a light jacket or sweater for cooler evenings. Modest dressing is recommended as a sign of respect for the local customs.
Safety Guidelines: Do not climb on any pyramids. Unauthorized camel drivers and touts are plenty. Be wary, and look for uniformed Tourist Police for assistance.
Accessibility: Unfortunately, the Nile River Cruises are not entirely wheelchair accessible.
In the case that your cruise ticket is for a non-meal cruise, here are some options you can explore:
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The best time to go for a Nile River cruise is between October and April, when the temperatures are mild and the crowds are smaller. Avoid the summer months when temperatures can soar above 100°F (38°C).
Depending on your ticket, the experience will range between 3 & 5 hours. The Multi-Day Cruise will last 3 nights and 4 days.
Popular stops on a Nile River cruise, depending on the ticket you have purchased, include Pyramids of Giza, Valley Temple, Luxor, Aswan, Edfu, and Kom Ombo, among more. These stops offer opportunities to explore ancient temples and ruins, as well as experience local culture and markets.
The Multi-Day Cruise is a 5-star full-board cruise. The lodging on board ranges from standard cabins to luxury suites. The cruise ship also has several amenities, including a swimming pool, spas, and lounges.
Pack lightweight and in layers of breathable clothing for the hot weather, as well as comfortable shoes for walking and exploring. Carry a Sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses and insect repellent, carry a couple of layers for the chilly evening breeze on your evening cruise. Don't forget a camera to capture the stunning scenery and historic sites.
The currency used in Egypt is the Egyptian pound (EGP). While some businesses may accept major credit cards, it is recommended to have cash on hand for smaller purchases and tipping. ATMs are widely available in Cairo.
Egyptians are friendly and welcoming, but it is important to be respectful of local customs and dress modestly when visiting religious sites. It is also customary to tip service providers, such as boat staff and tour guides.
Most Nile River cruises have a bar on board, but it is generally not permitted to bring outside alcohol onto the boat. Some cruises offer all-inclusive drink packages. Check with your cruise provider for their specific policy.