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Address: Egypt
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+20 114 537 0516
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This artificial lake, which was created after the construction of the Aswan...

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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US$260.00*
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Lake Nasser Fishing Safari Trip with Lunch Included
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US$50.00*
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Private Tour: Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk
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US$103.00*
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Private Tour: Abu Simbel by Minibus from Aswan

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Movenpick M/S Prince Abbas Lake Nasser Cruise

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
dianehF4971BL
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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douglas
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 the bottled water is charged for on board, in a country where you are always... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 headed up the Nile and back to Cairo. It was so relaxing and amazing to... More 

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rapid city, sd
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5 of 5 bubbles 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, lovely pool and deck area)on Lake Nasser..toured a number of temples along the way. We... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 full just a Viking goup and seven independents. We had booked a group tour with... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Victoria,BC
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 on the baseboards. The A/C unit vent into the room was gray and thick with... More 

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Sussex, New jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 boat to ourselves. It was quiet and restful.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 Lake Nubia The area of Sudan-administered Wadi Halfa Salient was largely flooded by Lake Nasser/Lake... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Tsada, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 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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