Experiencing the Glory of Ancient Egypt From the Nile River

The section of the Nile River located in Egypt is where some of the most impressive ancient archaeological sites in the world are found. Cruise this glorious river and see the past through the eyes of the ancients.
— By Pamela Grant

There was a day before 1870 when brave travelers would rent a boat for a trip on the Nile River, but the boat had to be submerged first to kill vermin. Today, the boats carrying eco-travelers in search of ancient Egypt range from simple sailboats to luxury cruise liners – no boat submersion necessary.

In Egypt, the Nile River flows from Aswan in Egypt's south to Luxor (Thebes) in the middle of the country to the Giz....