We all have heard about the world’s longest river, the Nile river which became a dream getaway as we grew older. We all have heard the tales of her beauty, how at night the various temples and buildings illuminate and the ever mesmerizing shadow on the water the night casts, how serene it looks and feels. Despite the progression of time, if one wants to visit the ancient sights of Egypt the tour to the Nile river is the answer.
Facts About The Nile River
During our history classes, we are made to memorize the fact that the Nile river is one of the longest rivers in the world, and how excited we all were to find out the tiniest bit detail of about the river, looking out at maps and googling its images, that was the love at first site. I feel you all the folks of its beauty are spread worldwide. Those who went on a trip to Europe never stop gushing about how mesmerizing the famous night Nile river cruise was, how they were not able to blink their eyes, and how it was an epitome of beauty in itself. Thus by the time the Nile river cruise became the dream getaway, be it the honeymoon trip, or a birthday party celebration, we all started finding excuses to revisit its beauty.
Length Of The Cruise
The beauty of ancient Egypt goes way beyond the pyramids and sphinx a stretch away from Cairo, lying either within reach of Luxor or Aswan, which is why most people opt for a cruise between the two cities, stopping off at the most important sites along the way. The Nile river flows northwards through eastern Africa, from Lake Victoria to the Mediterranean sea. Most Nile river cruise between Luxor and Aswan take around three to seven days. If you are lucky enough to sail from Cairo to Aswan the itinerary will take 11 nights and trust me you will not regret it. The scene there is immemorial.
Best Time To Visit
Between October and April is the best time to visit upper Egypt, it is advisable to postpone the trip when the summer is rounding up since the temperature is quite high, and the winter cruise is on another level. Nature is at its best during the rainy season as it rains less than an inch during October.
With this said, now go and book a ticket to your dream getaway, you can also have a solo trip on the famous Nile river cruise. The only cons to this are that you get limited time for site visiting, that’s not a big issue as they have to plan the whole cruise trip and the limited amount of time is available, also time provided is not short one can easily visit all the sites provided he follows the timetable. One needs to pack light, layers and of course, some sensible comfortable shoes and you are ready to have your dream getaway.