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Description: This artificial lake, which was created after the construction of the...
This artificial lake, which was created after the construction of the Aswan Dam, is more than 500 kilometers long of which 150 belong to the Sudan.
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Largest ms made lake

Well done. Beautiful place and totally functional. In harmony with the cultural heritage. Dismantling and reconstruction of Ramses and Nefertiti temples absolutely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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582 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Well done. Beautiful place and totally functional. In harmony with the cultural heritage. Dismantling and reconstruction of Ramses and Nefertiti temples absolutely remarkable. Wow.

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Tsada, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What an amazing three days, though we did have the whole boat to the four of us. Personal service to the extreme! A not to be missed trip. Our boat was the Movenpick MS Prince Abbas. We sailed from Abu Simbel to Aswan, visiting several Temples that had been moved when the lake was formed. Nothing around except the temples... More 

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Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Very large artificial lake on upper or south Egypt border, quiet and calm , beautiful sunset and nothing else . IF YOU HAVE NOTHING TO DO YOU CAN DO IT THERE.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This review is quite late. The blue waters of Lake Nasser are visible from the Ramses Temple in Abu Simbel. From a distance it looks so beautiful and impressive in the middle of the Nubian desert. Lake Nasser is actually a huge artificial lake that was created by the opening of the Aswan High Dam.

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Mumbai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The sheer size of the lake and the blue hue of the water is really impressive. It almost looks like a sea. One can view it while visiting Abu Simbel. It's also home to white salmon served in many Egyptian restaurants.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The only reason to take this cruise is the visit to Abu Simbel and the Ramses temple. Having said that, it is too bed that our particular trip on the Movenpick Prince Abbas only allowed for two hours at the site. Our cruise was a return trip from Aswan. Because of lack of tourists, there was. I return flight from... More 

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Forget your cares,your contacts and your computer. If you love tranquillity, Big starry skies, Desert landscapes and relaxing on a comfortable small boat The African Angler Safari could be for you. We particularly enjoyed the tasty meals served on deck of the mother boat and wonderful long walks exploring the desert islands with or without our enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Just the idea of an African Safari sounds fantastic. Toss into it breathtaking desert scenes, exquisite sunsets, house boats and exotic species of sport fish and fishing and well......you have a slice of paradise on earth. Tim Bailey is the brains behind the operation along with his wonderful staff of Nubian guides and crew who look after you on this... More 

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Chirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My thanks to all the crew who made our voyage from Aswan to Abu simbel such a memorable trip. This is a fantastic boat and the crew were so helpful to the 14 passengers that made the trip. It is such a shame to see only one boat running and so little people visiting such a beautiful place in the... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Sailing on the Omar el Khayam out of Luxor, we travelled up river towards Abu Simble stopping off at various places of interest on the way, the most outstanding was Dakka and Wadi al Subu temples on the west bank of lake Nasser. The boat anchored off shore and we were ferried over to the shore, a short walk and... More 

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