If you love traveling to the Egyptian desert and want to experience it first hand, you may want to consider taking a Nile cruise. Hundreds of boats ply the Nile in the delta region between Luxor and Aswan, Egypt. Most tourists only take a short plane flight into Egypt and board a boat docked at the river’s mouth. Many vessels only offer Nile cruises for up to three nights, depending upon their length of travel and which direction they head.

The beauty of this journey is that it leaves you with an incredible exploration of the incredible geographical formation known as the Nile. Along your way, you will visit many ancient sites including the Valley of the Kings, Luxor, the Karnak Temple, the Temple of Horus and the cemetery of Kom ash-Shuqqafa. The most striking monuments and temples are located along the banks of the river; the rest of the scenery consists of palm trees, plains, dunes, rock formations, and other natural landscapes.

One of the best aspects of a Nile cruise is the scenery. Starting about two hours before you leave Sharm El Sheikh, the scene changes to being within the fertile plains of Abu Dhabi. Here, you will witness exquisite clay-dotted rice fields, vast empty fields of sand, and an amazing assortment of livestock and crops. The most impressive aspect of this scenery is the thousands of ancient mud-brick homes along the Nile, which were once the home of cattle and sheep.

Another highlight is taking a bus trip out of Sharm El Sheikh to reach the magnificent city of Abu Dhabi. On your journey, you will take in one of the most distinctive sights on earth – the observation tower at the highest point in the city. Once there, you will have an exciting opportunity to view the scenery from atop the observation tower, which includes the stunning skyline of the Burj-Al Arab Hotel, the Golden Triangle Building, the World Trade Center, and the Chrysler Building. As you get closer to the coast, you will get back a chance to observe King penguins, their breeding grounds, the Red Sea coast, and other interesting sights.

You will then take a three and a half hour drive south to the famous Queenstown Track, which is where you will start your journey through Australia’s enchanted wilderness. Upon arriving at the base of the South Island’s highest peak, you will be able to take in views of Mount Kenya, the Great Orme, and other spectacular peaks. After travelling about three and a half hours, you will arrive in the sunny south western region of Victoria where you can stay in a comfortable and luxurious Bed and Breakfast. At this point, you will be able to take in one of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia – Alice Springs. This area offers some of the best hot air balloon rides, and you will get back a chance to explore this amazing area during your stop in Victoria.

The last part of your Nile Cruise To Egypt begins in Rio Gallegos, and you will enjoy an afternoon of shopping before you depart. The area offers some of the best shopping opportunities in Australia, and you will find a variety of unique shops located throughout the city. If you are looking to spend the night, you may choose to stay in a hotel that is located in this centre of Rio. In addition to being a nice way to get back to the theme park, you will also find some excellent hotels that offer shuttle services between the bus station and your hotel.


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