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Tuesday, 27 March 2012

The Land of Nile- Part 4

What is Egyptian vacation without taking Nile Cruise! Yes that is the major attraction of Egypt- the Nile. Nile is considered to be the longest river in the world and it flows through 10 countries. The ancient Egyptian civilization flourished on the banks of river Nile. The present day Egypt is also depended on this river. The Nile flows through the major cities of Luxor, Edfu, Komombo and Aswan.

Our cruise

Inside the cruise

Luxor is the starting point of the cruise. This place is famous for Memnon statue, Temple of Queen Hatchepsut, The valley of kings, Karnak temple and Luxor temple. These temples are constructed in memory of the various pharohs who ruled Egypt. The Karnak temple is considered to be the most beautiful of all the temples. The Karnak light and sound show is one of the major tourist attraction.
Memnon statue

Karnak temple

Light and sound show at Karnak temple


  1. Hi there! I saw your comment on my blog and just wanted to stop by to show your blog some love. I really like your pictures. How long were you in Egypt? My sister loves to travel, I will suggest that she follow your blog as well. :)

  2. Thats really nice of you. Thank you so much. We stayed in Egypt for one week. It was worth a visit. I would love to welcome your sister as well. Hope to meet her soon:)