We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Stretching for 4,187 miles, the longest river in the world flows from its major source, Lake Victoria in east central Africa, through Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia and northwards into Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sun deck” (132 reviews)
“top deck” (100 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Cairo 15662, Egypt
Ways to Experience Nile River
from US$290.00
More Info
from US$1,195.00
More Info
from US$38.00
More Info
from US$120.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (1,919)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"sun deck"
in 132 reviews
"top deck"
in 100 reviews
"red sea holidays"
in 52 reviews
"egyptian night"
in 52 reviews
"grand rose"
in 50 reviews
"royal viking"
in 59 reviews
"orbital travel"
in 39 reviews
"towel art"
in 36 reviews
"abu simbel"
in 159 reviews
"classic holidays"
in 27 reviews
"welcome meeting"
in 21 reviews
"drinks package"
in 17 reviews
"boat manager"
in 16 reviews
"plunge pool"
in 16 reviews
"every meal"
in 35 reviews
"engine room"
in 15 reviews
"night cruise"
in 65 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 1,444 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

You have to see for yourself and you are definitely not going to regret it. Whether it is in the winter or the summer - you'll find your lovely spot.

Thank NTKhair
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed yesterday

A fascination since childhood now accomplished. Visited the longest river on Earth. There are many cafes and restaurants on the banks of this river in Zamalek. Must visit when in cairo

Thank Nidhi K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at the Novotel El Borg hotel by the river Nile. The night view was amazing. We also had an amazing Dinner cruise on the Nile.

Thank Manzur K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our 3rd Viking trip, and our 2nd Bait & Switch experience with them, the 1st being a cruise to Cuba this past December 2017. Based on their advertisement, we were expecting to be on a brand new ship while on the Nile. While...More

2  Thank Sylvia2002
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent most of our time in Cairo around the Nile in the evening. And our Hotel was overlooking it. Its just a lovely scene to behold. And the surrounding views. We went for some drinks and shisha, at a place by the Nile, and...More

Thank Mo E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nile river is the longest in the world and it’s very beautiful to live near to it and i think if it take more care and investment it will be the best place to visit

Thank alimagboulalarabia
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were told that the Nile is the longest river in the world. Though it is the longest, it is not very wide as you can see the right n left banks of the river while cruising up or down the Nile. The water is...More

1  Thank limchoypeng
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you have done a European river cruise you will be a bit disappointed with the boat. Its not as big as her European cousins and she is showing her age here and there. I don’t mean that is a derogatory sense; it is what...More

1  Thank adriano769
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 days ago

i enjoy the nile at aswan a lot with a stay in plants island in the middle of the nile i found a lot of amazing plants there you need to visit

Thank Moh E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let's get it out of the way first. This is just a body of water BUT with its significance in the Ancient Egyptian world and for the amount of times you've heard about it in history class, you got to check it out. Even if...More

1  Thank AdamBolton8
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 142 hotels in Cairo
Helnan Aswan Hotel
295 reviews
7.28 miles away
Nile Hotel Aswan
94 reviews
7.29 miles away
Happi Hotel
29 reviews
7.81 miles away
Kalabsha Hotel
2 reviews
7.81 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
1902 Restaurant
214 reviews
9.34 miles away
The Terrace
204 reviews
9.34 miles away
El Masry
265 reviews
8.43 miles away
El Dokka
255 reviews
9.38 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Temple of Philae
2,106 reviews
9.25 miles away
Temple of Kom Ombo
595 reviews
16.82 miles away
Nubian Museum
512 reviews
9.49 miles away
Animalia
110 reviews
8.86 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Pamela A
17 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from rhs01 | Reviewed this property |
We can only comment about the boat we used, Royal Viking. We are very keen that the food we eat is properly cooked and well prepared. Aboard Royal Viking the food was very good, as we have commented in our review. As far as... More
1
Vote
prioryarch
14 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 15 answers
Response from rhs01 | Reviewed this property |
Our boat seemed to be fairly full yet never felt crowded. The sun deck was where most passengers stay during the day (unless on an excursion) yet it accommodated all with space to spare.
0
Votes
Joseph B
19 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from raghu67 | Reviewed this property |
Hello There are many options to take the Cruise,it depends on how many days you can spare. The least would be 3 nights 4 days trip.You can take the cruise from Cairo or from Aswan or from Luxor .Or you can travel... More
0
Votes
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor