4 Top Rated Lake Nasser Cruises

4 Top Rated Lake Nasser Cruises

A cruise on Lake Nasser can be just as unforgettable as any Nile River cruise. The ancient monuments that you can marvel at during a lake cruise might not be as breathtaking as the attractions you see during a Nile cruise, but they are still so incredible. cruises on this vast lake also seem to provide a greater sense of tranquility. You will find less tourist boats on Lake Nasser, which means that, you are likely to see fewer tourists 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. On the other hand, if you have already experienced Nile River cruise, a Lake Nasser cruise is certainly recommended. As with Nile cruises, cruises on Lake Nasser also include plenty of sightseeing and the same level of comfort. Here are 4 top rated Lake Nasser cruise experiences:

1. Luxury Sai Lake Cruise

One of the first things many visitors notice when they are contemplating booking a cruise is the significant difference in size between this boat and your average Nile cruise ship. Another quality which makes this boat unique is the fact that it is made entirely from wood. The business that operates this boat had three key aims when they had this vessel built.

They wanted a vessel capable of delivering an unforgettable experience in this less frequented 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 make this possible, virtually all on-board power is produced by solar panels. Currently, tourists can choose between a 3-night cruise and a 4-night cruise. 4-day cruises begin in Aswan and end at Abu Simbel. 5-day cruises on Lake Nasser begin at Abu Simbel and end in Aswan.

2. Luxury Omar El Khayam Lake Nasser Cruises

The Omar El Khayam is part of the Steigenberger Hotels brand. It is more or less the same size as your average Nile cruise ship. In terms of accommodation, the vessel has 68 double cabins. There are also 8 Grand Suites and 4 Royal Suites. All accommodations include large sliding windows and private terrace.


Amenities include a conference area; a a nice-sized pool for swimming, two sundecks along with a whirlpool; a gift shop; a fitness area and a spa and massage area. Rooms and berths have the same sort of facilities that one would expect to find in In any good and reputable hotel.

3. 4-Day and 5-Day Nubian Sea Cruise on Lake Nasser

The Nubian Sea is one of the finest 5-Star cruise ships operating on the waters of Lake Nasser. It is a large cruise ship, more or less the same size as the Omar El Khayam. When you book a 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. Luxury Lake Nasser Cruise Aboard the Prince Abbas

The MS Prince Abbas cruise ship is part of the Movenpick Hotels and Resorts group. Cruises on this vessel are usually only sold by tour operators that focus more on quality than they do on prices. Like other Movenpick owned cruise ships, the Prince Abbas has a variety of suites to suite different needs and desires. From bespoke Presidential suites to more budget friendy Deluxe births, a a lake cruise on the Prince Abbas can be as magical as you want it to be.


When it comes to pure comfort and style, there really is not much difference between the for ships discussed in this post. Apart from the Sai lake cruiser, the remaining three are also more or less the same size.

4-Day and 5-Day cruises can be booked on all four vessels discussed in this article. The 4-day cruises all begin at Abu Simbel and they terminate at Aswan. All the 5-day cruises begin in Aswan and they end at Abu Simbel. No matter which boat you choose, your days on the lake will be days you will cherish forever.

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