The Best 4 Lake Nasser Cruises
Lake Nasser cruises are just as enjoyable Nile River cruises. The timeless ruins, temples and tombs that you can marvel at during a lake cruise might not be as magnificent as the attractions you see during a Nile River cruise, but they are still so incredible. lake cruises also seem to deliver a more profound sense of tranquility. You will encounter less tourist boats on Lake Nasser, so, you are likely to encounter less visitors at the various monuments you visit during your your cruise.
If you have never enjoyed a cruise in Egypt before, a Nile cruise might be a better choice than a cruise on Lake Nasser. If you have already been for a Nile cruise before and now you are in the mood for another cruise, a Lake Nasser cruise could be just what you are looking for. As with Nile cruises, cruises on Lake Nasser also include lots of sightseeing and the same amount of satisfaction. Here are 4 top rated Lake Nasser cruise experiences:
1. Sai Lake Nasser 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 cruise ship. Another thing which makes this boat unique is that it is an artisanal wooden-built vessel. The owners of this boat had three main goals when they ordered the construction of the boat.
They wanted a boat capable of delivering an unforgettable 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, virtually all on-board power is produced by solar panels. Currently, those looking to book a cruise can choose between a 4-day Lake Nasser cruise. 3-night cruises commence in Aswan and end at Abu Simbel. 4-night cruises commence at Abu Simbel and end in Aswan.
2. Omar El Khayam Lake Nasser Cruise
The The Omar El Khayam lake cruiser is part of the Steigenberger Hotels brand. It is roughly the same size as your average Nile cruise ship. As far as accommodation is concerned, the Omar El Khayam has 68 double rooms. For those who want a bit more luxury, there are also 8 Grand Suites and 4 Royal Suites. All accommodations include large sliding windows and private balconies.
Amenities include a conference area; a pool, two sundecks along with a whirlpool; a souvenir shop; a fitness club and a spa and massage area. Rooms and berths have the same kind of facilities that people would expect to find in in a 5-Star hotel.
3. Nubian Sea Lake Nasser Cruise
Like the Omar El Khayam, the MS Nubian Sea is a 5-star cruise ship operating on Lake Nasser. It is a big lake cruiser, similar in size to the Omar El Khayam. When you book a lake cruise on this boat, 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 belongs to the Movenpick Hotels and Resorts group. Cruises on this boat tend to be offered mostly by travel specialists that focus more on quality than they do on prices. Like other cruise ships owned by this company, the Prince Abbas has a selection of berths to suite different tastes and budgets. From luxury Presidential suites to more reasonably priced Deluxe cabins, a a lake cruise on the Prince Abbas can be as magical as you want it to be.
All 4 of the cruise vessels discussed above are all equally as luxurious. Apart from the Sai cruiser, the remaining three are also more or less the same size.
4-Day and 5-Day Lake Nasser cruises are available on all four boats discussed in this blog post. The 4-day and 3-night itineraries all commence at Abu Simbel and they terminate at Aswan. All the 5-day cruises commence in Aswan and they end at Abu Simbel. No matter which river cruiser you opt for, your onshore excursions will allow you to see so many marvelous ancient wonders.