The Best 4 Lake Nasser Cruises
Lake Nasser cruises are just as enjoyable Nile River cruises. The attractions that you can see and visit during a Lake Nasser cruise might not be as breathtaking as the attractions you see during a Nile River cruise, but they are still amazing. cruises on this vast lake also seem to deliver a more profound sense of tranquility. There are fewer boats on the lake, so, you are likely to encounter less visitors at the various monuments you visit during your cruise on Lake Nasser.
If you have never been on a cruise in the Land of the Pharaohs before, a Nile River cruise might be a better choice than a cruise on Lake Nasser. On the other hand, if you have already experienced Nile River cruise, a Lake Nasser cruise is certainly recommended. Just like with Nile River cruises, Lake Nasser cruises also include lots of sightseeing and the same level of comfort. Here are 4 top rated Lake Nasser cruise experiences:
1. 3-Night or 4-Night Sai Lake Nasser Cruise
One of the first things people notice when they book a Sai Lake Nasser cruise is the massive size difference between the Sai and the typical Nile cruise ship. Another quality which makes this boat stand out is that it has been made from timber rather than from steel. The owners of this vessel had 3 primary objectives when they ordered the construction of the boat.
They looking for a vessel with the mean give tourists a magnificent cruise 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. Last but not least, they wanted a vessel that do as little harm to the environment as possible. To make this possible, nearly all on-board power comes from solar panels. At present, visitors can choose between a 4-day or 5-day cruise. 3-night cruises start in Aswan and terminate at Abu Simbel. 5-day cruises on Lake Nasser start at Abu Simbel and terminate in Aswan.
2. Luxury Omar El Khayam Lake Nasser Cruises
The Omar El Khayam is part of the Steigenberger Hotels brand. It is roughly the same size as your average Nile cruise ship. In terms of accommodation, it has 68 double berths. For those who want a bit more luxury, there are also 8 Grand Suites and 4 Royal Suites. All rooms and cabins have large sliding windows and private balconies.
Onboard facilities include a conference area; a swimming pool, two sundecks with a whirlpool; a gift shop; a fitness area and a spa and massage area. Cabins and suites have the same sort of facilities that one would expect to see in any 5-star hotel room.
3. Nubian Sea Lake Nasser Cruise
As with the two lake cruisers already discussed, the Nubian Sea is also a 5-Star cruise ship. It is a big lake cruiser, more or less the same size as the Omar El Khayam. When you book a lake cruise on this boat, you are essentially booking a room on a floating hotel that whisks you away to see some of Ancient Nubia’s hidden treasures. The Nubian Sea really does offer a flawless and totally unforgettable cruise experience.
4. Prince Abbas Lake Nasser Cruise
The MS Prince Abbas cruise ship is owned by the Movenpick Hotels and Resorts group. Cruises on this boat are typically offered by tour operators that focus more on quality than they do on prices. Like other Movenpick owned cruise ships, the Prince Abbas has a range of suites to suite different tastes and budgets. From bespoke Presidential suites to more reasonably priced Deluxe births, a cruise on the MS Prince Abbas can be as unforgettable as you want it to be.
In terms of luxury, there is not much to set these for vessels apart. Apart from the Sai lake cruiser, the others are also much the size.
3-Night and 4-Night cruises are available on all four vessels discussed in this blog post. The 4-day and 3-night itineraries all start at Abu Simbel and they terminate at Aswan. All the 5-day and 4-night itineraries start in Aswan and they terminate at Abu Simbel. Irrespective of which boat you choose, your onshore excursions will allow you to see so many marvelous ancient wonders.