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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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Reviewed 29 March 2017

My wife and I recently returned from a trip to Egypt in which we took a three-day cruise on the Omar El Khayam traveling from Abu Simbel to Aswan. We were both very favorably impressed with this ship. Our cabin was reasonably spacious and kept...More

3  Thank Charles T
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The Jaz Omar el Khayham cruise ship is no longer,in my opinion, as described in the company website or as described on google websites. The drawbacks are perhaps individually minor but add up to a lower quality cruise than I paid for or expected. Firstly...More

3  Thank DouglasManxman
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Our group of 22 cruised this November. The cruise was one of the highlights of our trip to Egypt. The ship was well run, the staff were outstanding, and the dining was excellent. I just wish we could have had a little longer before we...More

1  Thank dianehF4971BL
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Egypt..on our Bucket List for years! It's very, very safe and one of the most interesting places you'll ever experience particularly when you think you're visiting sites that are B.C.!! We sailed on the Omar El Khayam (beautiful boat with great service, food, nice rooms,...More

4  Thank SDQueenie
Reviewed 14 October 2016

One of those bucket list experiences with great sunsets. The omar el khayam is very clean and spruce and run by a very hands on hotel manager with a great personality. The public spaces are huge and in first class condition. It was a quarter...More

3  Thank 77maple123
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We did a lake cruise on the Omar El Khayam as part of our tour of Egypt and found it very pleasant. Some of the small temples we saw along the way were interesting, although all had been relocated.

1  Thank bigaps
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We were scheduled for the 3 night sailing from Abu Simbel to Aswan aboard the MS Prince Abbas. The room was incredibly filthy and worn out. The carpets have NEVER been cleaned; thick dirt, dust and insects have collected in all corners, the lampshades and...More

4  Thank Carolin L
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Did a tour cruise on Lake Nasser on the M/S Prince Abbas. Service and food on the boat was excellent. Rooms were clean and housekeeping kept it that way. As there were only 30 people on the boat during the cruise we practically had the...More

5  Thank TheCards
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Lake Nasser is a vast reservoir in southern Egypt and northern Sudan. Strictly, "Lake Nasser" refers only to the much larger portion of the lake that is in Egyptian territory (83% of the total), with the Sudanese preferring to call their smaller body of water...More

3  Thank Taco M
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

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

3  Thank TAMAN1951
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5 December 2016|
Response from Marwa S |
if you can bear with a lot of Egyptians families with kids running all over the place I recommend that you try booking between 25 January to 5 February. this the mid year holiday. I want to go with my family this year. Just... More