Aswan Land Marks

Aswan is located 899 kilometers south of Cairo, is a quiet area on the banks of the Nile River, which flows through the best of forms granite boulders on the islands of the emerald covered in palm groves and tropical plants. The Aswan, throughout the ages, the favorite destination in the winter.

Aswan is characterized by a spectacular view of the Nile River is the ideal starting point for Nile cruises. Also gives you a rich cultural experience, where recognize the Nubian culture, you'll enjoy buying spices, henna fees, souvenirs and African manufactured goods manually, all that and more in Aswan markets.

The word "Aswan" is derived from the ancient Egyptian word is "Soano" market means or trade. This label was launched by its strategic location featured on the trade route linking northern and southern Egypt. Aswan was famous since ancient times their environment distinct therapeutic body was buried in the sands of Aswan helps you get rid of the physical aches and contribute to your recovery from incurable diseases such as rheumatism, arthritis and swelling and inflammation of the skin. The city and its climate is characterized by a relaxing and vitality.
The months of May and September of the best months of the year to visit Aswan, characterized by an extremely hot summer, but in winter, it reaches temperatures during the day to 27 degrees Celsius, and the nights are cold

A cruise on the Nile from Aswan to Luxor

The cruise from Aswan to Luxor interesting experience, where you can go on short trips Bafilokh to visit the world-renowned islands and remote effects. In the first two days, you will be able to explore the High Dam and granite quarries, sailing to the Temple of Philae and Kom Ombo. You can also sail on the Nile Bafilokh about Kitchener Island to visit the famous botanical garden. On the third day, take your breath away the Temple of Horus at Edfu traditional concert robes. In the fourth day you will be able to see the best in Luxor to visit Karnak Temple and the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Kings and Queens and the Temple of Luxor

Elephantine Island

Here may be the most beautiful place you can visit in Aswan! This is the Elephantine Island, like a piece of paradise and the wonderful gardens
Content of the precious artifacts. It's a great place for entertainment, where you can stroll among the colorful houses in the Nubian villages Seo and Coty on the island, or fishing in the Nile, or stroll along its banks.





The Aga Khan's tomb

At first glance, it may seem Tomb of the Aga Khan in Aswan, Java and isolated building on the West Bank of the Nile River. Design inspired by the Fatimid architecture of the building in Cairo, and is characterized by elegance and pink granite used as a distinct manner. Built this building to meet the desire of Indian Muslim princess, the wife of the Aga Khan III, who died in 1957. The princess lived in the villa Lower white





A cruise on Lake Nasser to five days

Although Lake Nasser is the largest lake in the world of human beings making, you'll find clear waters and shores primitive full of natural wonders and ancient ruins. Ancient Egyptian Antiquities seductress still retains its character and charm despite the move after the creation of Lake Nasser.

Cruise on Lake Nasser is the trips in the Nile at the highest level of comfort and luxury; he surmised entirely different from those tested in regular trips Nile atmosphere. It allows only six rafts to sail in the lake, and the boat Fmsammh stunning style with touches of modernity and elegance of Art Deco. Boats usually contain a swimming pool, a gym, a hammam and Jacuzzi and a bar and a gourmet restaurant, while guests Vinamon means full entertainment such as classical music in front of the temples of Abu Simbel.

You can explore the Kalabsha Temple, an ancient Egyptian temple dedicated to the god Manodlas rebuilt in the Greco-Roman period, the temple of the house of the governor and the booth Kertasa, all these temples represent Namuzja "classy" for blending ancient Egyptian architecture, religions and Nubian Romanian and Greek.
In the second and third day, you can sail to Wadi El Seibo and visit the Temple of Wadi El Seibo Temple Durr and peanut cemetery.
On the fourth day, it will sail to Abu Simbel to enjoy the sound and light display, followed by a candlelight dinner.
We will complete the round on the fifth day with a scene of sunrise on the majestic temple of Abu Simbel. Do not forget to book your trip in advance Navy.

Abu Simbel

Lies the small village of Abu Simbel, 280 kilometers south of Aswan, 40 kilometers just north of the Sudanese border, and although it abounds with many hotels, but most tourists prefer to visit this city Nubian in a day trip from Cairo or Aswan or had part of a river cruise or a trip to Lake Nasser.

The temples of Abu Simbel overlooking the world-famous magic and families at the top of the hill on the banks of the Nile, which is sponsored by the World Heritage site by UNESCO. And it has been specially constructed in honor of King Ramses II and his wife Nefertari. After your visit to this picturesque site, you can stroll around the bustling tourist market in color or enjoy watching birds Al_ak_ih on Lake Nasser or return to the temple again in the evening to watch the wonderful view with sound and light.

Vqdhae for one or two nights in Abu Simbel gives you a sense of "tranquility add to the enjoyment Bshrhzh Nubian city.

Do not miss out on your chance to enjoy the stunning reflection statues for hours and hours before the crowds of tourists that normally up to the temple at the early morning hours.

And you can discover the origins of the Nubian culture listener "to the Nubian music and get to know the people of the Nuba and talk to them and maybe go to the nearby town of the Nubian desert to enjoy the more exciting experiences.


Abu Simbel most prominent landmarks
Sound and Light Show in Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel temple wonderful the fascination during the night when you play sound and light show, combined with its spectacular lighting of the interface and music show and a historical narrative. Almhbon artists take you on this place thousands of years back to illustrate how the largest Ramses ruled Egypt.
The exhibition includes light projections on the facades of large and small temple clarify details.
It was written display text in nine languages (English, Arabic, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Russian, Chinese and Japanese) are provided headphones make it possible to enjoy the view. The display is usually three times a day at 6.7 and 20:00.
Reservations can be made through the temple's website, or through any travel agency in Cairo or Aswan. The hotel can also come down, which it also helps you to make a reservation with the order of transfer to Abu Simbel.

Sun Festival at Abu Simbel

He built a temple of Ramses II in Abu Simbel to be shed sunlight on the interior rooms twice a year: the first time on the anniversary of his accession to the throne (February 22, approximately), and the second time in the festival on his birthday (October 22, approximately).
Crowds gather each year to mark the Festival of the Sun, before sunrise to control the flow of light gradually sneaking through the stones of the temple to illuminate the statues of Ramses devout and Amon in the central room. Only the statue of Ptah - the god of Zlam- stay in the shade, even in those days of the year!

Bird watching on Lake Nasser

Formation of Lake Nasser attracted many birds from remote African regions. You'll find along the bank of the lake with a yellow-billed storks and pelicans with pink back, a bird Abu African scissors, bathroom-tailed speckled pink head. The journey offers in Lake Nasser chance to see a lot of birds in the spring.

High Dam

Get ready to spend an amazing experience, especially when visiting tourist attractions: the Aswan High Dam is already staggering. Built dam near Aswan in the sixties of the last century 0.3600 meters in length and thickness of 980 meters at the base and height of 111 meters at its highest point in it.
Accumulate behind the dam waters of Lake Nasser, the largest man-made lake in the world. Dam provides irrigation water and electricity for the whole of Egypt.
Due to its location 13 kilometers south of Aswan, often "have the High Dam of the most attractive places" for tourists in the south of Aswan tours daily. You can booking in this tour through the hotel, which descend in it or by any tour desk in the city