It is an amazing 4,225 miles long and now you can explore it with Nile cruise specialist, Discover Egypt.  From 2015 an Ultimate Long Nile cruise is available and offers two exciting itineraries.  The route covers an awesome 600 miles between Cairo and Luxor on the River Nile.

Guests will travel on board the 5-star Movenpick MS Hamees.  This is one of the largest boats on the Nile and provides fantastic service and accommodation for guests.

The journey takes in Egypt’s top ancient sights, including Luxor and the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens, Temples of Karnak and Luxor; and the Pyramids and Sphinx. Each cruise includes guided excursions accompanied by an Egyptologist.  It will be a fascinating experience.

Discover the Nile on an 8-nights cruise

Departing on 10th September 2015 from Luxor and finishing in Cairo. As well as the sights above this itinerary includes visiting Qena and the unique L-shaped Abydos Temple. It also includes visiting the Pyramids of Maydom and Hawara in Fayoum, as well as those in Giza.  Alternative departure dates in 2016 are 13th March, 3rd and 29th April and 17th September.

Prices start from £1,887 per person.   

Discover the Nile on a 10-nights cruise

Departing on 18th September 2015 commencing in Cairo and finishing in Luxor. The trip takes in the same sights as the other itineraries and includes a visit to the magnificent Denderah Temple.

The 10-nights cruise departure dates for 2016 include 23rd March, 12th April, 8th May and 16th September.

Prices start from: £2,185 per person.

All cruises include return flights from Heathrow, transfers in resort and the full board cruises with guided excursions.

It will be an amazing journey and it is reassuring to know that guests will travel in both style and comfort.

For more information please contact Discover Egypt:

Telephone 020 7407 2111