Float Past Ancient Cultural and Historical Landmarks on the Beautiful Nile River

The section of the Nile River located in Egypt is where some of the most impressive ancient archaeological sites in the world are found. Cruise this glorious river and see the past through the eyes of the ancients.
— By Pamela Grant

There was a day before 1870 when brave travelers would rent a boat for a trip on the Nile River, but the boat had to be submerged first to kill vermin. Today, the boats carrying eco-travelers in search of ancient Egypt range from simple sailboats to luxury cruise liners – no boat submersion necessary.

In Egypt, the Nile River flows from Aswan in Egypt's south to Luxor (Thebes) in the middle of the country to the Giza-Cairo conurbation (extended urban area) and eventually drains into the Mediterranean Sea. You can cruise through the Land of the pharaohs and visit archaeological sites like the Great Pyramid of Giza, still awe-inspiring to this day, and see for yourself the temples and relief carvings on columns...

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