About Nile Cruising


 

Generally regarded as the longest river in the world, the Nile has played a critical role in Egypt's history providing essential water to arid lands to allow the agricultural wealth that Egyptians have relied upon throughout antiquity. For visitors to Egypt one of the best ways to experience the Nile River in all its grandeur is aboard a 3/4 night one way cruise. Setting sail from either Luxor or Aswan, Nile cruise ships ply their route from Luxor south to Aswan or Aswan north to Luxor with stops made at a number of impressive archaeological sites along the way including the temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo.

Rising up majestically from the dusty ground of Edfu is the Temple of Horus. Superbly preserved and actually built by the Greeks, it is the largest pharaonic temple in Egypt and is one of the last of its kind to have been built in ancient times. Dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus, its excellent state of structural preservation fills in historical gaps with exquisite reliefs detailing temple rituals and providing insight into the power of the priesthood during these times. The temple houses a colossal statue of Horus as a falcon as well as a granite shrine and the remains of a birth house.

The Temple of Kom Ombo (or more correctly - the Temple of Haroeris and Sobek) is a unique double temple dedicated to both Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. Standing on a low promontory near a bend in the river whose sandbanks were a basking point for crocodiles in ancient times, the complex is perfectly symmetrical along the main axis of the temple with two side-by-side sanctuaries and two parallel passageways leading through the outer parts of the temple.


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We have over a decade of travel experience in Egypt and the Middle East.

Our itineraries are based on our extensive experience of what our holiday-making customers love seeing and experiencing at our vast array of destinations.

You will have the same dedicated sales person from the time of enquiry to the confirmation of your booking

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A specialist sales person will assist you in creating the dream holiday according to your specific wishes.

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Our infrastructure and connections allow us very competitive pricing possibilities.

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Shafek Gobran

 

Chairman and General Manager of Marvelous Egypt Travel.

He is working in Egypt Travel industry since more than 22 years ago.

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We are based in Egypt – we speak the language,we know the customs and the culture. So we highly responsive to your needs and helps on place.

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Great, Low Prices. Guaranteed

We're renowned for our fantastic service at a great price, significantly cheaper than the above.


We're Here When You Need Us

If you need us we're always there for you via phone, email or your online booking account.


VIP Treatment Included

Unlike other tour operators we keep our groups small, so our tour guide has more time for you.


Door-to-Door Service

We'll collect you from your hotel, and drop you back in comfort after every trip


Flexible Amendments

We understand things change, so amend your booking within time and it won't cost you a thing


Family Friendly

The majority of our customers are families, so all of Our trips are especially designed to be family-friendly


Great Staff

We're passionate about making your holiday brilliant (for most it's a once in a lifetime trip). Our professional hand-picked tour guides are friendly, knowledgeable and speak English excellently.


We'll make sure booking is stress free, and your day with us is one you'll always remember

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About Marvelous

Over 15 years of experience Widely travelled regional specialists

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