Nile Cruises

Explore the Nile with Grand Cruises

The River Nile has been the heart of Egypt for more than 5,000 years. The banks of the Nile are lined with magnificent monuments that bear witness to the power of the pharaonic dynasties and the later influence of the Ptolemys, Romans and Turks. A Nile cruise is the perfect way to experience this archaeological treasure trove, as you soak in the sights, sounds and traditions of some of Egypt’s most iconic locations.

Grand Cruises is the Red Sea Hotels group’s own Nile cruise specialist. Their fleet of modern, custom-built Nile cruise ships are "floating hotels" that offer every amenity for a relaxing holiday as you embark on a voyage through history. There’s no better way to experience the wonders of this ancient land.

Breathtaking sights, sounds and culture, combined with the ultimate in luxury accommodation and service, is the Grand Cruises hallmark.

Every cruise includes a comprehensive tour itinerary with daily excursions led by our enthusiastic and knowledgeable team of Egyptologists. Departing from Luxor, the cruise follows a route to Aswan via the Esna lock, with stops at Edfu and Kom Ombo. Itinerary highlights include the majestic Temples of Luxor and Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, the Temples of Philae and the engineering marvel that is the Aswan Dam. There is also an opportunity to experience the UNESCO World Heritage site of Abu Simbel, saved from the rising waters of the Lake Nasser in 1968.

Grand Cruises fleet of nine ships has been custom built for Nile cruising. Each ship offers a full range of modern facilities, including:

  • Comfortable en suite cabins with air conditioning, satellite TV, safe and mini-fridge
  • Panoramic Nile view windows in every cabin
  • Main restaurant serving a choice of freshly prepared buffet meals
  • Lounge bar with evening entertainment programme
  • Sun deck with loungers, parasols and swimming pool
  • Fitness equipment & massage

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