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If you are visiting Egypt, so it’s not possible to miss a journey to Nile River, as it is the longest River in the world, it is one of the biggest attractions of Egypt. The Nile River flows from the mountains in the south to the Mediterranean.
Nile cruises visit a wider variety of antiquities along the banks of the River Nile. The tourists are allowed to gain a prospective of rural Egypt where people live in the same way as they use to live thousand of years ago in mudbrick homes. You can get a wonderful experience to sit on a deck covered with shade, of a floating hotel, sipping an icy beverage, looking at the most ancient civilization.
Here are some interesting fact about the Nile River:
Ø The name of the River “Nile” is taken from the Greek word “ Neilos” which means “River” in English.
Ø The two most major sources of the Nile River are Lake Victoria, which feeds the White Nile Branch and Lake Tana which feeds the Blue Nile branch.
Ø The Ancient Egyptians used to call the River, “Aur”, which means black. They actually named it “Aur” because the last flood, left black debris on the River banks. They also worshipped Nile as one of their Gods and made sacrifices for the sake of the River.
Ø The Nile River had an important role in the building of the famous Pyramids as the blocks of stone, which were used to make the Pyramids, was transported from the actual place to the site, with the help of Nile.
Ø There are numerous animals, who live inside and in the surrounding area of the River. The animals which reside there, include frogs, turtles, mongooses and another three hundred species of birds.
Ø The Nile River also serves as a source of Transportation. During the time of the flood, when the road transport is blocked, the transportation is carried through the River only.
So, pack your bags and explore the world’s oldest and greatest heritage. A Ravishing Egypt is waiting for you. Happy Journey J