Measuring 4,150 miles (6,680 kilometers) from end to end, the Nile River is the world’s longest and arguably the most important in the region. Egypt’s some 83 million residents, living along the edge of the pitiless Sahara Desert, have always relied on the waters of the Nile for basic sustenance.

More than 240 riverboats sail up and down the waters of the Nile River between Luxor and Aswan, and cruising on one of them tops many an Egyptian travel itinerary. Along the way, you’ll make stops at a few of the countless temples dotting the shore, including the Temple of Edfu, built in honor of the god Horus and better maintained than any other Pharaonic structure along the river, and the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek.

At Aswan, marvel at the controversial Aswan High Dam, a feat of engineering responsible for harnessing the Nile and creating the world’s largest artificial lake. To put things in perspective, the dam required 18 times more building materials than the Great Pyramid of Giza.

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Nile River Dinner Cruise with Egyptian Show, Cairo, null
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Nile River Dinner Cruise with Egyptian Show

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Enjoy a River Nile Dinner cruise for 2 hours on the banks of River Nile. Sail the Nile water and see the most beautiful landscapes at night and see the Nile ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $38.00
Private Guided Night Tour of Cairo, Cairo, Night Cruises
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Private Guided Night Tour of Cairo

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Enjoy this unique private night tour which will introduce you to nighttime Cairo, totally different to Cairo by day.

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $28.57
Private Guided Day Tour: Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Nile Dinner Cruise, Cairo, Night Tours
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Private Guided Day Tour: Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Nile Dinner Cruise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Explore Cairo's most famous attractions. Visit Giza Pyramids and see how they are guarded by the mighty Sphinx. Visit the Egyptian Museum of antiquities where ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $120.00
Nile River Dinner Cruise in Cairo, Cairo, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Nile River Dinner Cruise in Cairo

4.5 star rating: Recommended 151 Reviews

Enjoy a Nile River dinner cruise aboard the Nile Maxim , one of the most elegant cruising restaurants sailing the world's longest waterway. You'll enjoy ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.60
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3-Hour Nile River Buffet Dinner Cruise, Cairo, Night Cruises
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3-Hour Nile River Buffet Dinner Cruise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 Reviews

Enjoy your dinner on this Nile cruise watching a belly dancer and and a Tanoura Sufi dance show. You can also go up to the sundeck to enjoy the view of Cairo - ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $24.00
Cairo Day Tour to Giza including Nile Dinner Cruise and Lunch, Cairo, Night Cruises
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Cairo Day Tour to Giza including Nile Dinner Cruise and Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

Enjoy this day tour and visit Giza pyramids, Egyptian museum and the old Cairo area. Also board a Nile cruise to have dinner while watching a belly-dance and ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $72.80
2-Hour Felucca Ride on the River Nile from Cairo - Sunset or Sunrise Options, Cairo, Day Trips
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2-Hour Felucca Ride on the River Nile from Cairo - Sunset or Sunrise Options

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the breeze on a hot summer night or sunny days in the winter on this 2 hour Felucca ride from Cairo. Feluccas are traditional ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $30.34
Felucca Ride on the Nile River in Luxor at Sunset, Luxor, Sailing Trips
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Felucca Ride on the Nile River in Luxor at Sunset

3 star rating: Worth doing 1 Review

Enjoy sun set time in a traditional felucca ride on the Nile River in Luxor. Watch the sun set over ancient Thebes and discover the amazing view of the ...  Read more

Location: Luxor, Egypt
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $15.00
Cairo by Night Tour Including Felucca Ride and Bustling Khan El Khalili Souk, Cairo, Day Cruises
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Cairo by Night Tour Including Felucca Ride and Bustling Khan El Khalili Souk

Nights of Cairo are uniquely romantic, it combines between the charm of the East and the arts of the West to offers evening full of entertainment. Take a ...  Read more

Location: Giza, Egypt
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $43.00
Discover Cairo: Cairo By Night Starts With A Felucca Ride, Cairo, Night Tours
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Discover Cairo: Cairo By Night Starts With A Felucca Ride

1 star rating: I do not recommend this 1 Review

Discover the charm of the Nile in a private Felucca ride by the night, and see the glowing lights of Cairo streets reflecting on the clear Nile water. Then ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: Flexible

From USD $16.00

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