Top 4 Cruises on Lake Nasser

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 lake cruise might not be as impressive as the attractions you see during a Nile cruise, but they are still amazing. cruises on this vast lake also seem to deliver a greater sense of tranquility. There are less tourist boats on the lake, so, you are likely to bump into less traveler 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, lake cruises also include tons of sightseeing and the same amount of satisfaction. Here are 4 top rated Lake Nasser cruise experiences:

1. Luxury Sai Lake Cruise

One of the first things lots of tourists notice when they book a Sai Lake Nasser cruise is the huge size difference between Sai lake cruiser and the typical Nile River cruise ship. Another quality which makes lake cruiser different is that it has been made from timber rather than from steel. The owners of this boat had three key aims when they ordered the construction of the boat.

They looking for a boat with the mean give tourists an unforgettable experience in this lesser visited region of Egypt. They likewise wanted to encourage more people to visit this area which was once called Nubia. Finally, they also wanted a boat that is eco-friendly. To this end, virtually all on-board power is produced by solar panels. At this time, those looking to book a cruise can choose between a 4-day or 5-day cruise. 4-day cruises commence in Aswan and finish at Abu Simbel. 4-night cruises commence at Abu Simbel and finish in Aswan.

2. Luxury Omar El Khayam Lake Nasser Cruises

The Omar El Khayam Lake Nasser cruise ship is owned and operated by the Steigerberger Hotels and Resorts group. It is more or less the same size as most of the large Nile cruise ships. As far as accommodation is concerned, the Omar El Khayam has 68 double cabins. 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 their own private balconies.


Onboard facilities include a conference area; a swimming pool, two sundecks along with a whirlpool; a gift shop; a gym and a spa and massage area. Rooms and berths have the same kind of facilities that one would expect to find in In any good and reputable hotel.

3. Luxury Lake Nasser Cruise Aboard the Nubian Sea

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, with roughly the same occupancy capacity as the Omar El Khayam. When you book a Lake Nasser cruise on this vessel, it is like 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 is owned by the Movenpick Hotels and Resorts group. Cruises on this vessel tend to be offered mostly by tour operators that place more importance on quality than they do on attempting to offer the cheapest cruises. Like other cruise ships owned by Movenpick, the Prince Abbas has a selection of cabins to suite different needs and desires. From bespoke Presidential suites to more budget friendy Deluxe rooms, a cruise on the MS 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 lake cruiser, the remaining three are also very similar in size.

3-Night and 4-Night Lake Nasser cruises can be enjoy on all four vessels discussed in this article. The 4-day cruises all commence at Abu Simbel and they end at Aswan. All the 5-day cruises commence in Aswan and they finish at Abu Simbel. Regardless of which river cruiser you choose, your cruise will be an experience which you will never forget.

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