"Ferries on Lake Nasser" Aswan Transportation Tip by atufft

Aswan Transportation: 52 reviews and 105 photos

  Ferry Landing at High Dam on Lake Nasser
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  • Ferry Landing at High Dam on Lake Nasser - Aswan
      Ferry Landing at High Dam on Lake Nasser
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  • Ferry with Kalabsha in Background - Aswan
      Ferry with Kalabsha in Background
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  • Belinda Protects Herself From the Nubian Sun - Aswan
      Belinda Protects Herself From the Nubian Sun
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  • I pose for a picture on the ferry - Aswan
      I pose for a picture on the ferry
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At Lake Nasser, ferries transport people to a number of islands and villages. Some ferries are mostly filled with tourists and others are filled with mostly locals. We didn't see any price difference here, in contrast to Luxor (see transportation tip for Luxor), and in any case prices were surprisingly low. We prefer to join the locals when we can. Although private tour boats and vans can fill the need for this transportation, the transit ferries are pleasant way to get around. Skip the tour van and stick to public transportation in Aswan is what I normally recommend; however, I also understand that on Lake Nasser a tourist oriented hydrofoil may now be an option, probably a much faster but also much more expensive option.

Mode: AROUND
Type: Ship/Boat

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 18, 2007
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