Nile River

Arguably one of the most well-known rivers in the world, the Nile still holds on to a certain sense of mystery. While cruising its deep waters, one can’t help but imagine pharaohs and the ancient Egyptians sailing alongside. Felucca boats and ageless temples pass by as you take a voyage through a past only the Nile could hold.

River Facts

Length4258 miles (6853 km)
Primary SourceWhite Nile
MouthMediterranean Sea, Egypt
CountriesEthiopia, Sudan, Egypt, Uganda, Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, Eritrea
Notable CitiesAlexandria (Egypt), Cairo (Egypt), Luxor (Egypt), Aswan (Egypt)

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

  • Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
  • Historic Cairo
  • Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
  • Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae
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