4 Top Rated Lake Nasser Cruises
A cruise on Lake Nasser can be just as unforgettable as any Nile River cruise. The timeless ruins, temples and tombs that you can see and visit during a cruise on Lake Nasser might not be as magnificent as the attractions you see during a Nile River cruise, but they are still magnificent. lake cruises also seem to deliver a greater sense of tranquility. There are fewer boats on the lake, which means that, you are likely to see less traveler at the various monuments you visit during your your cruise.
If you have never enjoyed a cruise in Egypt before, a Nile River cruise would probably be your best choice. Most people tend to book Nile cruises first, and then a Lake Nasser cruise. As with Nile cruises, lake cruises also include tons of sightseeing and the same sort of comfort and luxury. Here are 4 of the best Lake Nasser cruise offerings:
1. 3-Night or 4-Night Sai Lake Nasser Cruise
One of the first things lots of tourists notice when they are contemplating booking a cruise is the huge size difference between the Sai and your average Nile River tourist boats. Another thing which makes this boat stand out is the fact that it is made entirely from wood. The people who own this boat had three key aims when they ordered the construction of the boat.
They looking for a vessel that would be able to provide an unforgettable experience in this off the beaten track region of Egypt. They likewise wanted to encourage more people to visit this area which was once called Nubia. And finally, they wanted a boat that is as environmentally friendly as possible. To this end, nearly all on-board power comes from solar panels. Currently, those looking to book a cruise can choose between a 4-day Lake Nasser cruise. 3-night cruises begin in Aswan and finish at Abu Simbel. 5-day cruises on Lake Nasser begin at Abu Simbel and finish in Aswan.
2. 3-Night or 4-Night Omar El Khayam Lake Nasser Cruises
The Omar El Khayam Lake Nasser cruise ship is part of the Steigenberger Hotels brand. It is roughly the same size as most of the large Nile cruise ships. when it comes to accommodation, the Omar El Khayam has 68 double berths. It also has 8 Grand Suites and 4 Royal Suites. All accommodations include large sliding windows and private terrace.
Onboard facilities include a conference area; a a nice-sized pool for swimming, two sundecks with a whirlpool; a souvenir shop; a gym and a spa and massage area. Cabins and suites have similar facilities that you would expect to find in In any good and reputable hotel.
3. Luxury Lake Nasser Cruise Aboard the Nubian Sea
Like the Omar El Khayam, the MS Nubian Sea is a 5-star cruise ship operating on Lake Nasser. It is a very good looking cruise ship, similar in size to the Omar El Khayam. When you book a lake cruise on this vessel, you are essentially booking a room on a floating hotel that takes you for an adventure you will never forget. The Nubian Sea really does offer a flawless and totally unforgettable cruise experience.
4. Prince Abbas Lake Nasser Cruise
The MS Prince Abbas is part of the Movenpick Hotels and Resorts group. Lake Nasser cruises on this vessel are typically offered by tour operators that are more concerned about quality than they are about prices. Like other cruise ships owned by Movenpick, the Prince Abbas has a selection of suites to suite different tastes and budgets. From luxury Presidential suites to more budget friendy Deluxe rooms, a Lake Nasser cruise on the MS Prince Abbas can be as magical as you want it to be.
In terms of luxury, there is not much to set these for vessels apart. Apart from the Sai cruiser, the remaining three are also much the size.
4-Day and 5-Day Lake Nasser cruises can be enjoy on all four vessels discussed in this blog post. The 4-day and 3-night itineraries all begin at Abu Simbel and they finish at Aswan. All the 5-day cruises begin in Aswan and they finish at Abu Simbel. Irrespective of which river cruiser you pick, your cruise will be an experience which you will never forget.