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Stretching for 4,187 miles, the longest river in the world flows from its major source, Lake Victoria in east central Africa, through Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia and northwards into Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea.
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Cairo 15662, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mythical The mythical, majestic Nile. Take a cruise to appreciate it’s beauty and importance to Egypt.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just knowing the history of the Nile river is amazing, but to see it in person is beyond expectations. Just to know the history of Egypt over the past 5,000 years and how they used this river to survive and cultivate crops and use it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When someone visits Cairo for the first time, it is a given that they have to take a cruise down the Nile River. So we did the touristy thing and took an evening boat cruise. While cruising down such an iconic river was certainly memorable,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit offen to enjoy the view and take a boat trip in the Nile River it's very cheap and relaxing should do it

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my family in a cruise over Maxims, 2 hrs at night including dancing show and dinner. The Nike is amazing at night.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Memphis Tours organised our Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor. We travelled along the Nike on the Sonesta Moon Goddess, a tired but clean ship. The crew were amazing with their attentiveness. The highlight was our tour guide, Abdel, who was knowledgeable on the ancient...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nile river is one of the scenic rivers in the world, dividing cairo into half. Cruises and restaraunts on the side of rivers overlooking this beautiful river.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From Cairo tower (Over rated price for tourists), but the view is amazing. You can see the length & breadth of this huge river along with the complimenting city & pyramids view.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Nike river is the main vein of egypt where u can see almost any where from upper egypt to way down south The river Nile is considered one of the longest rivers in the world and you can find so many outings around it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The nile is different from one part to another. You could be in a boat in Aswan which is different from a boat in Cairo. The water of the nile is mistreated with many people dropping rubbish in the nile. However it's beautiful to see...More

Thank Mrs A A
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salvoquat
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Karim H | Reviewed this property |
Jan/Feb is their peak season. The place is very safe. We were there for approx 2 weeks and there were no incidences. Local transportation is not that great therefore I would highly recommend organizing your excursions via... More
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Pamela A
July 17, 2018|
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Response from rhs01 | Reviewed this property |
We can only comment about the boat we used, Royal Viking. We are very keen that the food we eat is properly cooked and well prepared. Aboard Royal Viking the food was very good, as we have commented in our review. As far as... More
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prioryarch
July 14, 2018|
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Response from Giza P | Reviewed this property |
The boats we have been on have about 70 cabins. So they are not crowded at all. By the end of the cruise it's just one big happy group sharing a wonderful experience
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