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A bustling market town on the bank of the Nile in the south of Egypt, Aswan is worth a visit to wander around the stalls and sail upriver to the Temple of Philae, as well as being the start-point for trips to spectacular Abu Simbel.

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  • Nile River Cruise
    Hey, I am heading to Egypt tomorrow and at some point i am going to end up in Aswan to start a river cruise towards Luxor. Has anyone every taken one of these cruises? if so, what is the best way to go about getting onboard for the least amount of money? can you just show up the day of the departure ...

  • Living in Da-Nile, nile cruise?
    As is usually the case, you are probably best to just turn up and ask around! I took the ferry from somewhere near Aswan down Lake Nasser, past Abu Simbel and down to Sudan, that was pretty cheap. There are a million felucca owners on the banks of the nile that I am sure would be happy to take you anywhere! ...

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    and marsa alam), upper egypt (luxor and aswan), the oasis (bahareya, siwa, dakhla, kharga, and farafra ...

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