Wheelchair accessible Nile cruise, Egypt
Description of Wheelchair accessible Nile cruise, Egypt
This wheelchair accessible Nile cruise will take you to some of Egypt痴 most impressive and beautiful sights. You値l be transferred in a specially adapted air-conditioned vehicle and receive all the extra assistance that you need along the way.
Kicking off your tour in Cairo, you値l visit the Egyptian Museum, the Pyramids at Giza and the Sphinx before heading to Luxor where you値l board a luxury, wheelchair accessible cruise ship for your journey down the Nile.
You値l spend four nights sailing on the Nile between Luxor and Aswan, during which you値l see the country痴 best archaeological sites, including the Karnak Temples, the Valley of the Kings, the the Edfu Temple, the Kom Ombo Temple and the High Dam.
All accommodation on your itinerary is suitable for wheelchair users. All transfers will be undertaken in an air-conditioned wheelchair accessible vehicle and assistance is on hand for boarding the cruise and visiting the historical sites - read our accessible notes further down the page for more information. Included in the price are all sightseeing tours, entrance fees and guide fees, as well as all accommodation and most meals.
3 Reviews of Wheelchair accessible Nile cruise, Egypt
Reviewed on 26 Feb 2022 by Emily DuvallThis was an excellent trip. We are thinking of coming back and I would definitely use the operator again. The care they provided for my handicapped husband and I was unparalleled. Very good natured people that really strive to make our stay so enjoyable. Read full review
Reviewed on 03 Mar 2020 by David SmithNo problems Read full review
Reviewed on 30 Nov 2019 by Lucy MollesonThe most memorable part of the holiday was the quality of the Egyptian guides - superb historical and local knowledge. Read full review
Planet and peopleOur sightseeing tours are operated and led by local guides. We use local drivers and all tour arrangements are made by local staff. In addition we use locally owned hotels and restaurants and all their staff are employed locally. Part of the entree fees to all Egyptian historical sites contributes to local conservation. We encourage our clients to visit a local charity called Masr Al Mahrusa Baladi. Masr Al Mahrusa Baladi Organization (NGO) tries to improve the quality of Education in Egypt in government run schools, especially primary schools. The organization also helps to reduce illiteracy as well as bringing up and educating orphans.
Through our environmental responsibility, all historical places visited are to be left as we found them without touching the sites or dropping litter. We always advise guests to conserve the environment and not to smoke at the historical sites. Our local staff are prevented to smoke during work. All our modern air-conditioned minibuses are provided with bins for rubbish and have all been fitted with environmental filters to reduce carbon emissions. Our transportation manager regularly inspects the vehicles to ensure their cleanliness.
Concerning the social and environmental responsibility of the cruise, first of all, all the staff employed on the cruises are local. There is a continuous check from the Egyptian ministry of environment on all cruises in Egypt concerning environmental responsibility and the conservation of the River Nile.
During your visit to the historical sites of Luxor and Aswan, there is a souk (Bazaar) where you can interact directly with local people and buy there wares with the help of our local guides. During the trip, we give a brief description of Egypt from Pharaonic time until the time of the revolution in 1952. We also give out information about the Arabic language, local religions and appropriate dress (particularly for women).