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“See Nubian life close-up” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Nubian Village

Nubian Village
Aswan, Egypt
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Private Tour
$32*
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Private Tour: The Nubia Museum
Ranked #6 of 19 Attractions in Aswan
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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yorkshire
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“See Nubian life close-up”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

There is nothing better than a slow motor-boat/felucca ride south of Aswan to the Nubian village and especially if done as the sun is setting. Many wonderful, locally made souvenirs to bring back and very friendly local people to meet. There's also one of the few 'safe' Nile beaches just before you get there so you can actually make it a day-out.

Visited April 2014
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“Nice if you have time to spare”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

If you have some spare time and if it's not too hot nice too see how they keep crocodiles in their houses as pets :)

Visited April 2014
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“beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

great to arrive there just before sunset as the lights go on in the small houses and the whole world twinkles. Not much to do once you're there- can't really say we enjoy looking at crocs in people's houses- but there are a few vendors with the usual glasswork, scarves etc. Go by felucca- great experience!

Visited April 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Overall, a fantastic adventure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The Nubian village portion of this trip is short and somewhat interesting. The shops are similar to others we would see in the city. The only difference is the more intimate setting of a functioning village. This may seem somewhat staged for visitors but there is no way you could visit a real village! The trip to the village was by fuluka and then camel and the ride back by small boat. These all combine to make it a very pleasant adventure. Highly recommended.

Visited April 2014
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“Nubian village”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Fantastic awesome pretty.. Loved camels and the pretty houses and hospitable people. Great food in anacato we spent all day there

Visited November 2013
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