Thursday, 23 August 2012
Full Cairo to Aswan cruise route opens
Full Cairo to Aswan cruise route opens: Passengers used to fly in to Cairo and then fly or night train to Luxor where they would board their cruise lines. The opening of the complete waterway means that passengers would be able to board in Cairo and ply the entire 600-mile cruise in one go.
Abercrombie & Kent will be one of the first cruise lines offering a 2013 sailing on the route. Stops along the way will include Nefertiti and Akhenaten's capital of Amarna; Abydos the city associated with the cult of Osiris and the Coptic Christian monasteries of Sohaq.
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