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Discover the Enchanting Wonders of Egypt with Cruise1st UK

Cruise Offers for Egypt

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Egypt Cruises
No trip to Egypt would be complete without taking the opportunity to see the sights and world-famous monuments of this beautiful land up close. At Cruise1st, we work with some of the world’s leading cruise lines – including Royal Caribbean, Carnival, and Cunard – to bring you the best deals on cruise holidays. So, whether you choose to begin your cruise in Europe and sail along the Suez Canal to Egypt, or fly to Delhi and combine your cruise with a tour of the Golden Triangle, we’ve got the perfect package for you.
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Harbours for Egypt

Luxor (Safaga), Egypt
Luxor (Safaga), Egypt
-47%
from£1,314
Safaga Cruises
Suez Canal Passage, Egypt
Suez Canal Passage, Egypt
-47%
from£1,011
Suez Canal Passage Cruises
Alexandria, Egypt
Alexandria, Egypt
-22%
from£1,011
Alexandria Cruises
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
-47%
from£2,675
Sharm El Sheikh Cruises
Sokhna, Egypt
Sokhna, Egypt
-47%
from£1,881
Sokhna Cruises
Port Said (Cairo), Egypt
Port Said (Cairo), Egypt
-15%
from£899
Port Said (Cairo) Cruises
Suez, Egypt
Suez, Egypt
from£2,799
Suez Cruises
Suez Canal, Egypt
Suez Canal, Egypt
from£4,249
Suez Canal Passage Cruises

Travel Tips for Egypt

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Egypt, a land where ancient history meets breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture. There is no better way to experience the mystique of Egypt than on a luxury cruise. Glide along the iconic Nile River or sail the serene waters of the Red Sea, and explore this timeless destination in the most comfortable and captivating manner possible. Let Cruise1st UK guide you to the ultimate Egyptian adventure, where every moment is filled with discovery and wonder.

Top Cruise Companies and Ships to Egypt

Cruise1st UK partners with some of the world’s leading cruise lines to bring you the best options for your Egyptian getaway. Here are some of the top cruise companies and their ships that frequently sail to Egypt:

  • MSC Cruises: Known for their elegant ships and exceptional service, MSC Cruises offers itineraries that include stops in Egypt, providing a luxurious and memorable experience.
  • Carnival Cruises: Perfect for families and fun-seekers, Carnival Cruises’ vibrant atmosphere and diverse activities ensure that everyone has a fantastic time while exploring Egypt.
  • Royal Caribbean: With its state-of-the-art ships and top-notch amenities, Royal Caribbean provides a premier cruising experience to the ancient wonders of Egypt.
  • Celebrity Cruises: Offering sophisticated and stylish voyages, Celebrity Cruises combines modern luxury with incredible Egyptian destinations.

Unique Activities in Egypt

Egypt offers an array of unique activities that will leave you in awe. Here are some must-do experiences:

  • Explore the Pyramids of Giza: Witness the grandeur of the Great Pyramids and the enigmatic Sphinx, marvels of ancient engineering that have stood the test of time.
  • Sail the Nile River: Enjoy a traditional felucca ride or a luxurious Nile cruise, taking in the scenic beauty and historical sites along the riverbanks.
  • Discover the Temples of Luxor and Karnak: Wander through these magnificent temples, which showcase the architectural brilliance of the ancient Egyptians.
  • Snorkel in the Red Sea: Dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Red Sea and explore its vibrant coral reefs teeming with marine life.

Getting Around and Avoiding Tourist Traps

Getting around Egypt can be an adventure in itself. Here are some tips to help you navigate and avoid common tourist traps:

  • Use Trusted Transport: Opt for reputable taxi services or arrange transport through your cruise line to ensure safety and reliability.
  • Stay Alert in Busy Areas: Be mindful of your belongings in crowded places like markets and popular tourist spots to avoid pickpockets.
  • Bargain Wisely: While haggling is common in Egyptian markets, be respectful and know the general value of items to avoid being overcharged.
  • Guided Tours: Consider booking guided tours for major attractions to gain deeper insights and avoid the hassle of long queues.

Cost of Food, Drinks, and Souvenirs

Egypt offers a variety of culinary delights and unique souvenirs at reasonable prices. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Food: Local dishes like falafel, koshari, and shawarma are both delicious and affordable, typically costing around £2-£5 per meal.
  • Drinks: Freshly squeezed juices and traditional beverages like hibiscus tea can be enjoyed for approximately £1-£3.
  • Souvenirs: Popular items such as papyrus scrolls, handmade jewellery, and aromatic spices range from £5-£20, depending on your bargaining skills.

Fun Facts and Good to Know

Enhance your Egyptian cruise experience with these interesting tidbits and essential information:

  • Time Zone: Egypt operates on Eastern European Time (EET), which is GMT+2.
  • Language: Arabic is the official language, but English is widely understood in tourist areas.
  • Climate: Egypt enjoys a desert climate with hot summers and mild winters, so pack accordingly.
  • Currency: The Egyptian Pound (EGP) is the local currency, and it’s advisable to carry some cash for small purchases.
  • Historical Legacy: Egypt is home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, offering a wealth of history and culture to explore.

Book Your Egyptian Adventure Today

Don’t miss the chance to explore the land of the Pharaohs in ultimate comfort and style. Book your dream cruise to Egypt with Cruise1st UK and create memories that will last a lifetime. Our expert team is here to help you every step of the way, ensuring your journey is as magical and seamless as possible. Set sail with us and uncover the treasures of Egypt!

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