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Jane Anderson
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Jane Anderson.

    The Nile with style

    Jane's verdict:

    Egypt is so very easy to get to, yet so very foreign, making it all the more alluring for couples who have never visited. Cairo is a crazy sprawl of a city with breathtaking delights, from the Sphinx to Mena House, a landmark hotel. Take a romantic cruise down the Nile on a super-stylish boat and soak up the sights and sites.

    Recommended tour operator: Abercrombie & Kent

    The pyramids at GizaSnorkelling and diving in the Red SeaEgypt honeymoonOne of our Nile boats

    Abercrombie & Kent says

    If your idea of the dream honeymoon includes a luxurious cruise, bucket loads of culture and history, action-packed adventure,  relaxing on a glorious beach – or all of the above – Egypt ticks all the boxes.

    • Beach options
    • Cultural treasures
    • Superb Nile cruises

    Our Egypt experts will help you tailor-make the perfect honeymoon itinerary and will be on hand throughout to ensure your honeymoon meets if not exceeds your expectations.

    You won’t want to miss Cairo, Luxor and the Nile Valley. We recommend you escape the crowds and enjoy one of our intimate Nile Cruises between Aswan and Luxor. Our elegant boats offer standards of on-board luxury which may surprise – and will definitely delight – you. All boast a gorgeous pool, fine dining and spacious cabins with picture windows – some even have four poster beds.

    If you want a bit of action, we can arrange a camel, jeep or quad bike safari into the desert, even a night under the stars or a romantic hot air balloon ride.

    For some hard-earned rest and relaxation, why not include a stay in one of the Red Sea coast resorts such as Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada – even on a winter honeymoon, you can enjoy average temperatures of 20ºC. It’s the perfect place to snorkel or even learn to dive together with outstanding areas of coral reef to explore.

    Our own team of Egyptologists will bring ancient civilisations back to life and provide exclusive insider access to private tombs, temple openings and current excavations. Our local guides are on hand to offer you a unique insight into daily life from a quick bite at their favourite falafel joint or their favourite Cairo nightspots.

    When it comes to where to stay, we offer the very best of Egypt’s hotels from five-star luxury resorts to boutique hideaways, even an eco-lodge in the desert.

    Find out more about our wide range of honeymoon options in Egypt. Also see the best time to visit Egypt.

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