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Avalon Waterways River Cruises Africa Cruises

It's no wonder Africa, and Egypt in particular, is home to 2 of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World! With a Nile River cruise on Avalon Waterways, guests are transported back in time to the time when pharaohs ruled! Explore exciting monuments, like the Great Pyramids of Giza or the Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of the famed King Tut – all in the luxurious comfort you’ve come to know and love from Avalon Waterways. For more information on African Avalon Waterways cruises on the Nile River, keep reading or call our Egyptian experts at 1-800-377-9383!


The longest river in the world, the Nile was the lifeblood of the ancient Egyptians, and on your Africa cruise with Avalon Waterways, you’ll explore the rise and fall of the civilization while immersing yourself in the eclectic culture of Northeast Africa. Whether you’re exploring off the ship, trekking through the Sahara for a once in a lifetime view of the pyramids or to sneak a peek at the Sphinx, one of the most iconic ancient ruins in the world! And while onboard, the experience is exactly as you’d expect from Avalon Waterways: perfection. While sailing on a ship named for the happiness and joy she brings her guests, those who chose Africa with Avalon will experience luxury, history and a vacation leaving them salivating for more.


Avalon Waterways Egypt Excursions


The Sphinx of Giza

Great Pyramids & The Sphinx

There is no better way to start your Nile River cruise than in Cairo, where you’ll get the chance to soak in the splendor of the Pyramids of Giza and visit with the Sphinx, a wonderfully preserved statue of the Sun God of ancient Egypt.


Valley of the Kings in Luxor

Temples & Tombs

Everywhere you look along the Nile, you’ll spot ancient ruins. As you enjoy your Avalon Waterways cruise in Africa, temples and tombs are a hot topic! Whether you’re in the Valley of the Kings, a megalithic structure designed to protect kings in the afterlife or sailing by the twin temples at Kom Ombo, the engineering feats and ingenuity of this ancient civilization will wow you.


King Tuts Sarcophagus

Exclusive Museum & Sightseeing Tours

Going back in time wouldn’t be complete without an expert to explain it all! With Avalon along the Nile, guests are treated to specially guided museum and sightseeing tours with destination experts and locals!


Guests riding camels in Egypt

Culturally Immersive Activities

When in Egypt, do as the Egyptians do! Even if that means enjoying a sunset cruise on the Nile and joining the belly dancers for a few beats or enjoying a ride on a camel! Make sure you let yourself live in the moment with local cuisine, tunes and activities!



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Avalon Waterways River Cruises Africa Departure Ports

Every cruise along the Nile with Avalon Waterways begins in Cairo with exploration of the great ruins in Giza, before embarking to the city below to get comfortable in the luxurious accommodations onboard the chicest ship on the Nile. Your Avalon Waterways Africa cruise will begin in the city below:

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