Egypt / Red Sea

Cruises to Egypt and the Red Sea offer you some truly one of a kind opportunities to explore and uncover the many mysteries of Egypt and the Middle East in a luxurious cruise ship setting. There is so much to see on this wonderful journey that you'll have trouble fitting everything in. Home to the pyramids of Giza, the tomb of Tutankhamun and the Great Sphinx, Egypt boasts some of the world's most famous historical monuments.

Nile river cruises provide the perfect opportunity to explore these treasures in comfort and style.

Impressive Ancient Architecture

Whether you decide on a Nile or Red Sea cruise you'll find that there are no shortage of places to visit and opportunities to relax and unwind beneath the sun. When cruising the Nile most of these magical journeys will start at the amazing port of Luxor, which has a whole host of mesmerising places of interest spread across the city's East and West banks. It's also home to some of Egypt's most famous sights such as the not-to-be-missed tomb of Tutankhamun.

As you make your way down the Nile you'll visit the popular ports of Edfu and Aswan, the latter of which is home to some fascinating sights such as the High Dam and the Philae Temple. Nile River cruises give you the time to simply sit back, relax and enjoy the Egyptian hospitality and make visiting this part of the world easy. Even as you're sailing, you'll be able to take in all of the impressive ancient architecture along the way.

Indulge in Fine Treasure

A Red Sea cruise is a great destination for people who want to take a cruise outside of the Mediterranean for the first time. As you'd come to expect from this part of the world you'll be able to indulge in many of Jordan and Egypt's finest treasures, but there are also ample opportunities to enjoy the weather and explore the Red Sea's underwater miracles.

Along a Red Sea cruise you can visit resort towns such as El Goruna, Eliat and Hurghada and witness some spectacular diving at the ports of Dahab and Sharm el Sheikh. This cruise holiday really can offer something for any traveller.

One of the highlights of this cruise surely has to be visiting Jordan, here you'll find that it's one of the most welcoming and hospitable countries in the world with fantastic diving to be found in Aqaba as well as having what is considered to be one of the wonders of the world, the magnificent lost city of Petra.

Take in the Marvels of Egypt

Surely there cannot be anything more stimulating and memorable than the wonderful selection of shore excursions available aboard a Nile River or Red Sea cruise. If you simply want to take in all of the marvels that Egypt has to offer such as the Pyramids of Giza or the Valley of the Kings, then a Nile cruise is essential. A Red Sea cruise however also allows you to soak up some sun or explore the Red Sea below the surface.

The popular port of Luxor is a feature of any Nile cruise and here you are able to take in some of Egypt's most admired hotspots such as the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens and the epic Colossi of Memnon on the West Bank as well as the simply stunning Tutankhamun's tomb. Across every port on a Nile River Cruise you'll find that there are so many historical wonders for you to see every day.

As you journey along, you'll be able to take in all of the magic of the High Dam and Aga Khan's Mausoleum in Aswan and the Temple of Harus in Edfu. Alternatively, by booking a Red Sea cruise you can take in these sites along with the remarkable lost city of Petra, an entire metropolis carved into a sandstone cliff, which many now believe to be the 8th wonder of the world.

Whether you choose a Nile River or Red Sea cruise you'll also be given the chance to take part in some totally different on-shore activities altogether such as camel racing, quad-bike safaris or coral reef diving.

Wonderful Sights and World Wonders

Cruises through the breathtaking Red Sea will allow you to see all of the wonderful sights that Egypt has to offer, however this region is also known around the world for its clear blue waters, pristine beaches and abundance of underwater life. Exploring this underwater world is a must and the only decision you have to make is where to do it, Aqaba in Jordan boasts some of the best diving in the world. However you could also delve into some almost untouched dive sites such as Mars Alam or Lahami Bay.

Aboard a Red Sea cruise you'll also be given plenty of time for a little rest and recuperation and there's no better place to do this than among the sun, sea and surf of the fabulous port of Sharm el Sheikh.


Famous for a rich historical legacy and strong Biblical links such as Moses and the Red Sea, Egypt also boasts some of the world's most famous temples, palaces and of course the Great Pyramids. By exploring this part of the world you'll be able to un-earth the magic of some of the world's oldest known civilisations and cultures. This region is also home to some of the most hospitable and welcoming people and by booking a cruise here you'll be able to indulge in all of that Egyptian hospitality.


Winter cruising in Egypt and the Red Sea is an excellent option as temperatures in this part of the world are hot all year round and there is very rarely any rain to contend with. You'll certainly have no lack of opportunity to enjoy this sunshine either on one of Egypt's sensational beaches or from the luxury of your cruise ship.

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