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River Cruises on the Nile and Zambezi

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Three luxurious river boats await for your exploration of either the Nile or southern Africa. If you've always dreamed of exploring the ancient lands of Egypt, journey from Luxor to Aswan along the legendary Nile River aboard the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV. You'll see quarries where the pyramid stones were mined, enjoy local cuisine and costume parties, and of course see the West Bank, where the mighty pyramids still stand today. If you want to explore the southern part of Africa on a safari adventure to see the wildlife of the grasslands and get to know the unique cultures, a trip aboard the Zambezi Queen or the Harmony G will acquaint you with this region. Game drives, river explorations, hikes, and city tours make for a full itinerary. Contact us to start planning your river cruise of Africa!

Africa's Top River Cruises

Luxury River Cruises on the Nile & Zambezi Rivers

Trip NameFromDaysLevelSummary
Luxor to Aswan$9755RelaxedExplore this historic region of Egypt on a 5-day Nile River cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Aboard the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, discover the legendary …
Nile Cruise - Round-trip Luxor$17058RelaxedJoin the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV on this fascinating 8-day round-trip Luxor cruise. Sit down, relax, and discover some of the most historical temples …
Nile Cruise - Round-trip Aswan$17058RelaxedThe Nile was the lifeline of ancient Egyptian civilization and today the banks of the river are dotted with ancient tombs and temples. Enjoy a …
Aswan to Luxor$7304RelaxedSail from Aswan to Luxor on this 4-day Nile River cruise and explore this historic region of Egypt. Aboard the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, discover this …

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Highlights of the Rivers of Africa
The rivers of Africa are the origin of life for all creatures that roam the plains of this mighty continent. Human civilization was born on the banks of these rivers and the wildlife characteristic of each region comes to the water's edge to drink. That's why cruising the Nile or Zambezi Rivers make for the perfect way to get a great snapshot of authentic Africa. 

The Nile River
Flowing north through Egypt into the Mediterranean, the Nile is most famous for the great pyramids of the West Bank. As you cruise from Luxor to Aswan, you will see some of the most important sites of the ancient world as well as the busy metropolises of modern Egypt.

The Zambezi River
In its 1600-mile course, the Zambezi River flows east through Zambia, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique towards the ocean. As you cruise along this river, you will see staple savanna wildlife on daily safaris, including elephants, giraffe, zebra, sable, warthog, cape buffalo, prides of lions, and hyenas

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