15 Photos Of The Nile River That We Absolutely Love

What makes the Nile River so special other than being the longest river on the continent? Well, you’ll be able to see for yourself. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words. Here are 15 photos of the Nile River that will make you want to go see it for yourself right now.


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This lovely hippo is about to take her 8th bath for the day.


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This view of Murchison Falls like a setting of an Indiana Jones flick, doesn’t it?


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When Mortimer the wildebeest accidentally lets one rip in the pool.


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Sunset falls over the Nile River near Aswan.

nile boy

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A local boy paddles his way around the Nile River in Uganda.


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The Nile River doesn’t just run through nature. As the second longest river in the world, the route takes you through vast scenery including the concrete jungle of modern Cairo.


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Pied Kingfishers getting all the good stuff on the banks of the river before the other birds come.

nile crocodile

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You didn’t think we’d go without a picture of the famous Nile crocodiles did you?


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A lovely view from from Movenpick’s Jollie Ville with the Valley of the Kings in the backdrop.

nile camels

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Found near Aswan, camels are commonly found along the riverbank.

eating croc

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A fish meets its end at feeding time.

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Boats rowing down the nile.


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Elephants found wandering nearby the river in Uganda.


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A crocodile happily greets you as you make your first visit to the river.

nile woman

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A woman watches a camel being prepared for a ride by the river.

More from AFKTravel:

Into The Belly Of The Beast: Where To Find Nile Crocodiles in Africa

10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Nile River

Knowing The Nile: How To Enjoy Africa’s Longest River


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