Top 4 Cruises on Lake Nasser
If you have already enjoyed a Nile cruise, you will find a Lake Nasser cruise equally as enjoyable. The ancient monuments that you can marvel at during a cruise on Lake Nasser might not be as magnificent as the sites you see during a Nile cruise, but they are still so incredible. cruises on this vast lake also seem to provide a more profound sense of tranquility. There are less tourist boats on Lake Nasser, which means that, you are likely to bump into less traveler at the different sites you visit during your your cruise.
If you have never enjoyed a cruise in Egypt before, a Nile River cruise would most likely be a better choice than a Lake Nasser cruise. Most people tend to book Nile cruises first, and then a Lake Nasser cruise. As is the case with Nile cruises, cruises on Lake Nasser also include tons of sightseeing and the same level of comfort. Here are the top 4 Lake Nasser Cruises:
1. Luxury Sai Lake Cruise
One of the first things many visitors notice when they book a Sai Lake Nasser cruise is the significant size difference between Sai lake cruiser and your average Nile River tourist boats. Another quality which makes this boat unique is that it is an artisanal wooden-built vessel. The owners of this lake Nasser cruiser had three main goals when they commissioned this vessel.
They looking for a boat with the mean give tourists an unforgettable experience in this lesser visited region of Egypt. They wanted to boost tourism in this region. And finally, they wanted a boat that is as environmentally friendly as possible. To help achieve this goal, nearly all on-board power comes from solar panels. At present, visitors can choose between a 3-night cruise and a 4-night cruise. 3-night cruises commence in Aswan and terminate at Abu Simbel. 4-night cruises commence at Abu Simbel and terminate in Aswan.
2. Omar El Khayam Lake Nasser Cruise
The The Omar El Khayam lake cruiser is part of the Steigenberger Hotel chain. It is about the same size as most of the large Nile cruise ships. when it comes to accommodation, it has 68 double rooms. For those who want a bit more luxury, there are also 8 Grand Suites and 4 Royal Suites. All cabins and suites have large sliding windows and private balconies.
Onboard facilities include a conference area; a swimming pool, two sundecks and a whirlpool; a souvenir shop; a gym and a spa and massage area. Rooms and berths have similar facilities that you would expect to see in in a 5-Star hotel.
3. 4-Day and 5-Day Nubian Sea Cruise on Lake Nasser
As with the two lake cruisers already discussed, the Nubian Sea is also a 5-Star cruise ship. It is a very good looking tourist boat, with roughly the same occupancy capacity as the Omar El Khayam. When you book a lake cruise on this vessel, you could just as well be 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 belongs to the Movenpick Hotels and Resorts group. Trips on this vessel are typically offered by tour operators that place more importance on quality than they do on attempting to offer the cheapest cruises. Like other Movenpick owned cruise ships, the Prince Abbas has a range of cabins to suite different needs and desires. From bespoke Presidential suites to more affordable Deluxe cabins, a Lake Nasser cruise on the 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 Nasser cruiser, the other three are also very similar in size.
4-Day and 5-Day cruises can be booked on all four vessels discussed in this blog post. The 4-day and 3-night itineraries all commence at Abu Simbel and they end at Aswan. All the 5-day cruises commence in Aswan and they terminate at Abu Simbel. Irrespective of which cruise ship you pick, your cruise will be an experience which you will never forget.