The lifeblood of ancient civilizations and modern Egypt, Nile River served as the source and inspiration behind many agricultural revolutions, technological innovations, cultural traditions, and works of art. Head down the river as part of a cruise, stopping off to see ancient monuments and storied settlements, all owing their existence to the flooding banks of the mighty waterway. The longest river in the world, this body of water is 6,853 km (4,258 mi) long, flowing through 11 countries. PutNile River into our Cairo planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Tours to Nile River
$39 BOOK WITH VIATOR 2-Hour Felucca Ride on the River Nile from Cairo - Sunset or Sunrise Options
Duration: 3 hours
$45 BOOK WITH VIATOR 1-Hour Private Felucca Cruise on the Nile River with traditional food
Duration: 2 to 5 hours
Nile River reviews
Choose your tour Company well, as boats can vary a lot. Ours was clean but not updated, no balcony. Even though Cairo had comfortable temps in the 80's, when you get to Luxor, temps were 110 F, and... more »
Booked a felucca.....just us on the boat. Listening to the sounds of Cairo in the distance and imagining life during ancient Egypt times. It was sensational. more »
The most beautiful and fresh water in life is definitely the Nile River
The importance of the Nile to Egypt ... Ibn al-Qayyim, may God have mercy on him, said: Our Sheikh Abu al-Abbas Ahmad bin Taymiyyah used to say: (The land of Egypt) does not benefit it from rain, so if it rained normally, it did not benefit and did not see it, and if the rain continued on it, it would demolish homes and cut off livelihoods, so God rained the country of Abyssinia and Nubia, and then brought water to it. Interest Deposit (3/110) Imam Ibn Kathir said: () Do they not see I cite water to the land barren (the land of Egypt only, but are some of the intended, and like many of the commentators out, are no [are] intended alone, but Eats her wanted pieces of this verse, they are in the same land of loose chunks, you need to If the water had fallen on it as rain, its buildings would have been destroyed. Viswq God to the Nile including endures from the increase of rain Abyssinia, and the red clay, Vigshy the land of Egypt, a land of marsh Sanders in need of that water, so clay also to grow planting it, exploits every year on new water rainy in the country, and clay New from other than their own, so praise the wise, the gracious, the good, the praiseworthy in the beginning! ).
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