You can visit Egypt in many ways, but the most impressive is certainly the one on the Nile Cruise. A journey through ancient monuments, objects and panoramas that exude centuries of history: it provides indescribable emotions to cross one of the most famous rivers in the world by boat. The cruise makes visiting the country’s most important sites and landmarks, legacies that speak of one of human history’s most interesting items. Those who visit Egypt and its wonders are only able to “take home” an indelible memory of all they have seen. Egypt is a continuous wonder from the pyramids to the various temples.
It is Egypt’s capital, one of the most critical stages of the journey. Founded with the name of Heliopolis in the Pharaonic period, it is home to the country’s most prominent monuments. Above all, the pyramids of Giza, on the western outskirts of the city: who doesn’t know the pyramid of Cheops (the only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world that has entered our days), Khafre and Menkaure? And how are you going to forget the iconic Sphinx? And for those who want to retrace Egypt’s history, to discover all the details, there’s the Egyptian Museum where there’s a lot of testimonies and exhibits. It houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of archeological finds from Ancient Egypt.
Located about 700 km from Cairo, it is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. It has 4,000 years of history, and houses Luxor’s temple-linked to Karnak’s temple-located in the city center. Luxor rises where the ancient Thebes once stood at the time of the Middle Kingdom, the capital of Egypt.
Another key destination for visitors to Egypt is Aswan. Through history, the site was known for the stone quarries used for the building of the unfinished obelisk and the construction of the necropolis of Giza. It has also been an important military hub since it was established. The city was mentioned and named by the greatest writers and historians of the time, given its strategic function.
Abu Simbel’s archeological site
another landmark during any visit to Egypt, is ABU SIMBEL 280 km south-west of Aswan. It was designed to commemorate the victory in Qadesh’s war, consisting mainly of two huge rock temples. It is one of the world’s most famous archeological sites.
In Egypt there are different types of cruises: one on the Nile, one on Lake Nasser and one on a Dahabeya Nile Cruise, a two-masted triangular sailboat. The first is the cruise offering the largest number of tours (13), which allows guests to choose according to their needs. Two cruise tours are planned on Lake Nasser, during which visitors can see the most beautiful monuments of Ancient Nubia found in the city of Aswan, such as the temple of Abu Simbel, Kalabasha, Beit El Wali and the temple of Wadi El Seboua, the temple of Dakka and the temple of Meharakka, the citadel of Kasr Ibrim. Alternatively, five tours were scheduled for the Dahabeya’s luxurious journey. The pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and the Cheops Valley Temple, the Egyptian Museum, can be visited during the trips. Shopping in Cairo’s Khan El Khalili tourist market, exploring Islamic Cairo on foot, diving or snorkeling in the Sinai or the Red Sea coastal towns. And visit Luxor, Hatshepsut and Karnak temples and the Kings ‘ Valley.
LUXURY, COMFORT, RELAXATION
Culture, trips, social interaction means a trip to Egypt. But that doesn’t mean the tour has to be a stressful experience: Memphis Tours offers a luxurious 5-star service with a highly trained staff available 24 hours a day to the customer. It is the Nile cruises ‘ last frontier, with comprehensive and innovative services. To find out what you can see during the trip, simply visit the Memphis Tours page, which lists all of Egypt’s most important sites and must-see attractions. The site provides detailed pages on all the cruise package features, as well as providing all the directions for booking the trip.