Which type of Nile Cruise to choose for my trip to Egypt?
In Egypt there are more than 300 Nile Cruises which are rated from 2 to 5 Stars by the Egyptian authorities. However, this rating do not reflect the reality of the cruises. There are too many factors that contribute in the cruise rating such as how old is the cruise, the last renovation date, the food quality, the services and facilities onboard, the cabin size, the distribution of cabins among the different decks and so on. That's why we have made our own rating taking those factors in consideration when you rate a Cruise. Our rating is consisting of Ultra Luxury, Luxury, Deluxe, Moderate and Cheap Nile Cruises. We provide below a Catalogue of the Different Nile Cruises in Egypt By Class (in Our Rating) with price, details and photos.
Ultra Luxury Nile Cruises
Price Range: 175 USD To 425 USD
Ultra-Luxury Nile Cruises are the elite of the elite. They are divided in two categories. The first category is the fancy New Boats. Most of the Ultra Luxury Nile Cruises operated by International Chains like Oberoi, Sonesta, Movenpick or Sanctuary Retreats. The second category is the Historical Boats.
Luxury Nile Cruises
Price Range: 150 USD To 250 USD
Luxury Nile Cruises are the most recommended for your journey in Egypt. All of them are officially 5 Stars. Luxury Nile Cruises are renovated and maintained frequently. All Luxury Nile Cruises have the restaurant in the Lower Deck and the Cabins are distributed between main, middle and upper deck.
Deluxe Nile Cruises
Price Range: 125 USD To 200 USD
Deluxe Nile Cruises are fairly decorated and some of them were totally renovated a few years ago. All Deluxe Nile Cruise have an official local rating of 5 Stars. Most of Deluxe Nile Cruises have the Restaurant in the Lower Deck and the Cabins in the main and upper decks.
Moderate Nile Cruises
Price Range: 100 USD To 180 USD
Moderate Nile Cruises are good for people who wants to test the experience of cruising the Nile without paying too much money. They are not too old, but they are not new as well. Most of the Moderate Nile Cruises are designed with the restaurant in the main deck.
Cheap Nile Cruises
Price Range: 50 USD To 150 USD
Cheap Nile Cruises are budget friendly cruises. However, you trade money for some quality. Most of Cheap Nile Cruises are old. Some of them were not renovated long time ago. Regarding the meals, there are few types of food on the menu. Most of Cheap Nile Cruises serve set menu option not open buffet.