Cairo, Egypt Cruise Port
Cairo, the largest city in Africa, is a vast metropolis that is built upon centuries and millennia of history. Cairo is located on the shores of the Nile River, the world’s longest river, which served as a life source to the surrounding desert landscape. Considered by many as a gateway to the ancient pyramids, Cairo offers up history for curious cruisers. However, if you’re looking for something other than ancient history, Cairo is a modern city with cultural institutions like the Opera and plenty of places to shop. Speak with one of our experts for help planning an unforgettable cruise to Cairo, Egypt.
Nearby Giza is where the pointed pyramids sit. These towering structures are sure to amaze with their sheer size and historical significance. At night the pyramids are illuminated with a sound and light show.
Tour the Egyptian Museum which stores more than 120,000 artifacts from the days of pharaohs. Here you’ll get a great overview of Egypt’s incredible past.
Sail on a Felucca, a small boat powered by sails and oars that is traditional to the Nile. This is especially romantic at night.
For further insight into Egypt, visit Pharaonic Village, which shows you what daily life was like for Egyptians along with an overview of Egyptian gods and a museum on mummification.