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Best Luxury Nile Cruises: Book Your Dream Nile Cruise Trip

Our Luxury Nile Cruises are the best way to travel between Luxor and Aswan in Upper Egypt and discover their famous landmarks on the banks of the Nile. They offer exceptional comfort and style and... Read More

Acamar Nile Cruise

From$780Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Friday & Monday
Welcome to Acamar Nile cruise, where luxury meets history! Our modern trips ship provides a unique opportunity to explore the wonders of ancient Egypt while enjoying modern amenities in a 5 -star hotel. A step on our ship will receive you, the decorations and luxury furnishings, all are designed to make your journey comfortable and do not forget as much as possible. Our spacious cabinet provides stunning views of the Nile River and equipped with modern amenities, including air conditioning, private bathrooms and satellite television.

Historia Nile Cruise

From$1,240Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Friday & Monday
Welcome to Historia Nile Cruise, the ultimate luxury experience for Nile River exploration! Our cruise ship offers a unique blend of modern convenience and ancient Egyptian charm, with amenities and services designed to make your journey unforgettable. As you step aboard our ship, you'll be greeted by the elegant decor and luxurious furnishings designed with your comfort in mind. Our spacious cabins are fully equipped with modern amenities, including air conditioning, private bathrooms, and panoramic windows that offer stunning views of the Nile River.

Jaz Viceroy Nile Cruise

From$850Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Wednesday & Saturday
Jaz Viceroy Nile Cruise is a luxurious and elegant tourist ship that provides a unique way to explore the wonders of the Nile River. With 5 -star accommodation, exceptional dining, and a set of entertainment activities, Jaz Viceroy Nile Cruise is an unforgettable trip across the heart of Egypt. Jaz Viceroy Nile Cruise features 60 spacious cabinets and equipped well, and each has a special balcony that provides stunning views of the Nile River. From the moment you take on board, you will be surrounded by luxurious amenities and vigilance, which makes your journey comfortable and comfortable as possible.

Mayflower Nile Cruise

From$680Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Friday & Monday
Welcome to Mayflower Nile Cruise, which is an exceptional way to explore the wonders of the Nile River in Egypt. Thanks to its elegant design, global amenities, and exceptional service, Mayflower Nile Cruise offers a unique trip across the heart of Egypt. The ship provides 60 luxury cabins, each of which includes a special balcony with panoramic views of the Nile. The cabins are designed with modern amenities and comfortable furnishings, ensuring a comfortable and comfortable accommodation for the passengers.

Movenpick Royal Lotus

From$770Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Friday & Monday
The Movenpick Royal Lotus Nile Cruise trip is a beautiful and elegant tourist ship that provides an enjoyable and elegant approach to the experience of the ancient monuments in Egypt and the Nile River. Both the ship's room and wings are equipped with contemporary facilities and an attractive decoration. Each cabin and wing has a special balcony with picturesque views of the Nile River. Travelers can choose from a variety of cabin options.

MS Esplanade Nile Cruise

From$720Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Wednesday & Saturday
The elegant and luxurious MS Esplanade Nile Cruise provides an unparalleled opportunity to see the Nile River and ancient Egypt. Each room of the room and wings in the ship is designed with contemporary amenities and luxurious decoration. All cabins and wings feature wide windows with the Nile River looks for breathtaking. Types of accommodation available to travelers are a standard cabin, luxury cabins and wings.

MS Jaz Senator Nile Cruise

From$870Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Monday & Thursday
MS Jaz Senator Nile cruise is one of the Egypt Nile cruises. The cruise is one of the Ultra luxury Nile cruises. It is also one of the best places to go on a honeymoon Nile cruise. The boat also has one of the best Nile cruise trips and Nile cruise packages. Jaz Senator is a cruise on the Nile that both Jaz and Travco run. The cruise offers unforgettable Nile cruise holidays and Nile cruise vacations that last for 3 and 4 nights. There are only 17 very lovely suites on the MS Jaz Senator Nile cruise. Six suites are on the upper deck of the MS Senator Nile cruise, and the other 11 suites are on the main deck. Each is a big 32 m2 bedroom with a king-size bed and a separate living room.

MS Le Fayan Nile cruise

From$700Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Monday & Thursday
The MS Le Fayan Nile cruise is a luxurious way to see Egypt's ancient sites and enjoy all the modern comforts of a five-star hotel at the same time. This beautiful cruise ship takes people on a trip along the Nile River, stopping at some of Egypt's most famous places.

MS Mayfair Nile Cruise

From$670Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Friday & Monday
Welcome to the M/S Mayfair Nile Cruise trip, an elegant and luxurious tourist ship prompting you on an unforgettable trip across the heart of Egypt. Thanks to the exceptional amenities, its global service, and stunning views of the Nile River, the M/S Mayfair Nile trip offers an unforgettable unique way to explore the wonders of Egypt. The ship features 50 spacious cabinets and equipped well, each with a special balcony that provides stunning views of the Nile River. The cabins are elegantly designed with modern amenities and luxury furnishings, ensuring a comfortable and comfortable stay for passengers.

Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise

From$1,530Start From
5 Days or 7 Days
Availability : Selected Departures
Between Luxor and Aswan, Oberoi Philae is a luxury cruise on the Nile. It contains only 22 rooms and cabins. Our rooms are bright and spacious and have large French windows with beautiful views of the Nile. You can sail for a long time and relax in an elegant setting.

Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise

From$1,530Start From
4 Days or 5 Days or 8 Days
Availability : Selected Departures
The Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise is a luxurious and elegant way to explore the wonders of Egypt. This five-star cruise ship is designed to provide guests with the ultimate in comfort, relaxation, and convenience. From its spacious cabins and gourmet dining to its world-class spa and state-of-the-art facilities, the Oberoi Zahra is the perfect way to experience the Nile River in style.

Sonesta Moon Goddess

From$930Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Friday & Monday
The Sonesta Moon Goddess is a luxurious Nile River cruise ship that offers guests an unforgettable journey through Egypt’s ancient wonders. The five-star ship is known for its exceptional amenities, world-class service, and state-of-the-art facilities. The Sonesta Moon Goddess features 49 luxurious cabins, all of which are elegantly furnished and designed to provide guests with the ultimate in comfort and luxury. Each cabin comes equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, a mini-bar, and a private bathroom, and is decorated in a contemporary style that creates a peaceful and relaxing environment for guests.

Sonesta St. George I

From$1,030Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Friday & Monday
One of the most luxurious Nile cruises is the Sonesta St. George I Nile Cruise. The Sonesta St. George I Nile Cruise has 47 luxury cabins and nine presidential suites. One Royal Suite is also part of the Sonesta St. George I. All cabins and suites have the best furniture and the best amenities. One of the most beautiful ships on the Nile was used on the Nile River cruise.

Sonesta Star Goddess

From$1,030Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Friday & Monday
The Sonesta Star Goddess is a luxurious Nile River cruise ship that offers guests an unforgettable journey through Egypt’s ancient wonders. The ship is known for its exceptional amenities, world-class service, and state-of-the-art facilities.

Sonesta Sun Goddess

From$1,020Start From
5 Days or 4 Days
Availability : Friday & Monday
The Sonesta Sun Goddess is a luxurious Nile cruise ship that offers guests an unforgettable journey through the ancient wonders of Egypt. This five-star ship is known for its exceptional amenities, state-of-the-art facilities, and outstanding service. The Sonesta Sun Goddess features luxurious cabins, all of which are elegantly furnished and decorated in a contemporary style. Each cabin offers guests the ultimate in comfort and luxury, with a range of modern amenities that include air conditioning, satellite TV, a mini-bar, and a private bathroom. The cabins are designed to provide guests with a peaceful and relaxing space to unwind after a day of exploring the wonders of Egypt.

Why Book Luxury Nile Cruises in Egypt

Booking a luxury Nile river cruise in Egypt offers an unparalleled blend of history, culture, comfort, and adventure. Here are compelling reasons to choose a luxury Nile cruise for your next vacation:

Unparalleled Discoveries

Sail through the heart of ancient Egypt, where iconic temples, tombs, and monuments await discovery by expert guides who bring history to life.

Ultimate Comfort and Luxury

Luxurious suites, gourmet dining, personalized service, and enriching activities create an ambiance of indulgence and relaxation.

Effortless Exploration

Enjoy curated itineraries and all-inclusive packages, allowing you to focus on soaking in the sights and sounds of this incredible journey.

Spectacular Scenery

From lush riverbanks to golden desert dunes, the breathtaking landscape provides a serene backdrop to your adventure.

Cultural Encounters

Engage with local artisans, savor authentic cuisine, and witness traditional music and dance performances.

Unforgettable Memories

A luxury Nile cruise is a life-changing experience that creates memories and builds knowledge that stays with you forever.

Must-See Sights on Your Luxury Nile Cruise

  • Temples of Karnak and Luxor: Karnak, the larger of the two, is a stunning showcase of preserved carvings, colossal statues, and ancient obelisks. Luxor Temple, beautifully illuminated at night, offers a magical experience with its rich history and architectural splendor.
  • Valley of the Kings: Home to the tombs of the pharaohs, including that of Tutankhamun, this ancient necropolis is a treasure trove of archaeological wonders. Each tomb reveals intricate hieroglyphics and exquisite artwork that have stood the test of time.
  • Temple of Hatshepsut: Dedicated to one of Egypt's most successful pharaohs, this temple is unique for its design and the story it tells through its reliefs.
  • Philae Temple: Located on an island, this temple dedicated to the goddess Isis is reached by a small boat, adding a sense of adventure and isolation. The temple is striking, especially during the sound and light show that brings its walls to life.
  • Temples of Edfu & Kom Ombo: Admire the incredibly well-preserved temple dedicated to the falcon god, Horus in Edfu. Then discover a unique dual temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to two powerful deities, Sobek and Haroeris.

Planning Your Dream Nile Adventure

  • Choosing the Right Time to Visit: The best time for a Nile cruise is between October and April, when the weather is cooler but sunny. This period avoids the scorching summer heat, making excursions more comfortable.
  • Selecting a Cruise Line: Look for a cruise that matches your style—whether it’s a ship offering a suite of luxury amenities or one that promises an intimate, boutique experience. Ensure they have expert guides who enhance the journey with their insights.
  • What to Pack: Bring light, breathable clothing for the day and warmer attire for cooler evenings. Don’t forget a good pair of walking shoes for tours. Sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses are must-haves for protection against the intense sun.
  • Health and Safety: Prioritize your health by staying hydrated and using bottled water for drinking and brushing your teeth. Travel insurance is highly recommended for unforeseen medical needs.
  • Cultural Considerations: Respect local customs by dressing modestly during onshore excursions. Also, learning a few basic Arabic phrases can go a long way in connecting with local people.

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Filler R
Filler R
2024-05-08
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Amazing Giza Pyramids Tour Egypt Planners provided an unforgettable half-day tour of the Giza Pyramids for our group. From the moment we were taken to the hotel, everything went smoothly. The booking process was very simple, our guide Sarah was friendly and informative, and we were able to see everything we wanted to see. Big Thank you, for a day we will never forget!
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2024-05-04
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Super tour with great guiding :-) This was a great experience! We went with our baby boy and the driver and guide was very thoughtful and considerate and adapted well to our needs. Great guiding experience and many cool photos as a result :-) Highly recommend!
Dimon S
Dimon S
2024-04-29
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Best Egypt Vacation Ever! Our experience with Maro and Egypt Planners was amazing! Maro was incredibly cool. He made sure we had everything we needed and facilitated our visits to all the main sites in Cairo such as the pyramids and museums, and we did not feel any hassle on the way despite some congestion. Maro also handled all of our belongings, making us feel completely safe. The car was clean and comfortable. Our driver Ahmed was excellent, his calm demeanor was crucial in managing the traffic. It was fun spending time with Maro; He even offered fresh mango juice during our travels. I highly recommend Egypt Planners and would not hesitate to use their services again!
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2024-04-03
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Wonderful travel experience.. I was thoroughly impressed with this tour company! They exceeded my expectations in every way. From their warm and welcoming attitude to their commitment to delivering on their promises, they made me feel like a valued customer. The guides were not only informative but also showed a genuine care for our group, ensuring that everyone had a fantastic time. Despite a minor hiccup with a flight delay, they quickly adapted the itinerary to make sure we didn't miss out on any experiences. I would highly recommend this tour company to anyone looking for a memorable and hassle-free travel experience.
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Morgan G
2023-10-18
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Best Tour Operator Ever! I had the most incredible experience with Egypt Planners on my recent trip to Giza Pyramids. The tour was very organized, and our guide Sara, was amazing. From start to finish, they exceeded my expectations. Our driver Ahmed was very professional and kind. I can't recommend Egypt Planners enough for an unforgettable journey through ancient history!
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2023-10-15
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Unforgettable Half-Day Giza Pyramids Tour with Egypt Planners I recently enjoyed taking a half-day Giza Pyramids tour with Egypt Planners, and I cannot recommend it more highly. Our tour guide, Sarah, was incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the pyramids and Egyptian history. He made the tour informative and enjoyable, and he was always happy to answer our questions. Sarah took the time to explain the site's significance and answer our questions. The camel ride was a unique and memorable experience. Transportation was efficient, and I felt well taken care of. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Cairo.
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2023-10-04
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Best tour around Cairo! Our experience with Ahmed and the Egypt Planners was amazing! Ahmed was so attentive, friendly, helpful and kind. Everything we needed and anywhere we wanted to go, Ahmed took care of us and made sure we went around Cairo and all the major sightseeings passing through the best and more scenic routes, helped us with all our stuff and made us feel very safe. The car was very clean and comfortable as well. Ahmed is an excellent and calm driver which is definitely required to navigate throughout Cairo’s crazy traffic. Ahmed was fun to hang around and even provided us with fresh mango juice every time we rode with him. I would hire Ahmed and Egypt Planners services again in a heart beat!
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2023-10-04
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A Spectacular Giza Pyramids Tour As a solo female traveler, my top priorities are safety and a memorable experience. Egypt Planners delivered both flawlessly on my recent Giza Pyramids tour. Sarah was a knowledgeable guide, and funny and seamless organization made it a 5-star adventure I'll cherish forever. Highly recommended!
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2023-09-22
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Once in a lifetime experience! A fantastic experience with a knowledgable and fun tour guide! Zizzou knew all the history behind the pyramids and escorted me around the whole site. Not the mention the photography as well!
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2023-09-05
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Exceptional Giza Tour with Egypt Planners My recent tour with Egypt Planners to the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, camel ride and entrance fee was absolutely amazing! From the moment I made my reservation, their professionalism and communication were top notch. Our guide, Sarah, was a wealth of knowledge and brought the history of these famous sites to life. Riding the camels around the pyramids was a unique thrill and Egypt Planners made sure we were safe and comfortable at all times. Including the entrance fee saved us time and hassle, and the transportation provided was comfortable and convenient. I cannot recommend Egypt Planners enough for an unforgettable adventure in Giza. Thank you for an incredible experience!

Related FAQs to Luxury Nile Cruises

Which Nile cruise is the most luxurious?

The “most luxurious” is subjective, but some top contenders include:

  • Oberoi Philae: Known for impeccable service, spacious suites, and gourmet dining.
  • Sanctuary Sun Boat IV: Boasts a contemporary chic style, excellent facilities, and personalized experiences.
  • Zahra Luxury Nile Cruise: Offers elegant accommodations, top-notch amenities, and curated excursions.

How to choose the best Nile cruise?

Choosing the best Nile cruise involves considering several factors: 

  • Budget: Luxury cruises vary in price, so determine your spending limit.
  • Ship Size: Smaller ships offer a more intimate experience, while larger ones may have more amenities.
  • Itinerary: Choose a cruise that visits the sites and destinations that interest you most.
  • Amenities and Activities: Consider onboard amenities (spa, pool, etc.) and included excursions.
  • Reviews and Recommendations: Read reviews from other travelers to get a feel for the cruise experience.

How many days do you need on a Nile cruise?

A typical Nile cruise lasts between 4 to 7 days. A 4-day cruise covers major sites between Luxor and Aswan, while a 7-day cruise allows for a more leisurely exploration, including additional stops and more in-depth excursions.

What is the best month for a Nile cruise?

The best months for a Nile cruise are between October and April. The weather is more relaxed and pleasant during this period, making it ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities. The peak months are December and January, offering the best conditions, higher prices, and more tourists.

Are Nile River cruises expensive?

Nile River cruises can be expensive, especially the luxury options. Prices vary widely based on the level of luxury, duration of the cruise, and the season. However, the experience often justifies the cost, offering a unique combination of history, culture, and luxury.

How much does a Nile River cruise cost?

A Nile River cruise can range from $1,000 to $5,000 per person for a 4 to 7-day trip. Luxury cruises are on the higher end of the spectrum, with prices ranging from $3,000 to $5,000 per person. These prices typically include accommodations, meals, guided tours, and onboard activities.

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