Aswan and Lake Nasser Experiences

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Aswan and Lake Nasser Features

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Abu Simbel: Study the powerful yet serene face of the pharaoh on the monumental statuary on the facade of the Temple of Ramses II. Philae: Soak in... Read more

  • The Old Cataract Hotel

    The Old Cataract (www.sofitel.com), which opened in 1900, is a living monument to the age of imperialism. Rising out of a granite bluff... Read more

  • Gamel Abdel Nasser

    Lake Nasser is named after Egypt's most important modern-day politician, Gamel Abdel Nasser (Gamal ‘Abd al-Nasir), who broke the ties of... Read more

  • The Cult of Isis

    Isis is a central figure in the Egyptian pantheon. Wife of Osiris, she was responsible for bringing her husband back to life after his jealous... Read more

  • Overland Convoys to Abu Simbel

    As is the case throughout Upper Egypt, foreign tourists are not allowed to travel independently. All taxis and private cars carrying foreign... Read more

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