Aswan is a city in the south of Egypt on the Nile River. It contains significant archaeological sites,Temples, Dam, Islands, Gardens, Souq and more …
Elephantine Island in the Nile.
Garden & archaeological sites
El Nabatat Island
The Aswan Botanical Garden
Mausoleum of Aga Khan
Philae, Island in the reservoir of Aswan
Temple of Philae
Aswan Botanical Garden
Tombs of the Nobles
Felucca boat ride
HOTELS & TRANSFERS
Hotels I have stayed : Movenpick Resort Aswan, ElEphantine Island.
Transfers : Arranged via a Tour Operator.
Local Transfers : You will find Taxis, Motor Boats & Felucca ( Traditional boats )
FOOD & RESTAURANTS
Restaurants I have dined include
Panorama Bar & Restaurant (Movenpick)
Elephantine Restaurant (Movenpick)
Restaurants in Nubian Village
Aswan Souq : Dried Hibiscus is available in very good price. Also you will find very good quality peanuts, Spices etc.
Many of you would have tried Hummus and Arabic bread. In Egypt not to miss Tahina (Tahini) and Egyptian bread combination … your taste buds will appreciate it.
Country : Egypt
Currency : Egyptian pound
Dial code : +20
Language : Arabic (official)
Timezone : GMT +2
Power Point : For Egypt there are two associated plug types C and F. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins and plug type F is the plug which has two round pins with two earth clips on the side. Egypt operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz. Better to have a universal power adapter with you.