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Lake Nasser Cruise Holidays

Lake Nasser Cruise - Movenpick Prince Abbas

Lake Nasser Cruise Holidays

Lake Nasser Cruises are a unique way to see the historical sites to the south of Aswan. With a chance to explore a variety of historical sights during the day and then an evening spent relaxing aboard a luxurious cruise boat.

Our Lake Nasser Cruise, The Movenpick Prince Abbas is sold on a full board basis, and includes a full itinerary of excursions including a trip to Abu Simbel. On each excursion you will be accompanied by an expert Egyptologist who will explain the history, legends and anecdotes that have made the Ancient Egyptians a source of fascination for centuries.

Lake Nasser cruises operate on 3 or 4 night itineraries, making a Lake Nasser cruise an ideal component of a multi-centre holiday. (7 night itineraries are also available)

 Abu Simble Temple


Lake Nasser Cruises operate on 3 or 4 night itineraries, sailing from Aswan to Abu Simbel (4 nights) or vice versa (3 nights). This short duration makes Lake Nasser Cruises an ideal component of a multi-centre holiday.

 Lake Nasser Cruise on the Movenpick Prince Abbas

Climate on Lake Nasser Cruise

The Climate on Lake Nasser is warm and sunny for most of the year with very little rainfall. The temperatures in the Winter months on Lake Nasser are around 26°C and the is around 8 hours of sunshine a day. In the summer, temperatures on Lake Nasser can exceed 40°C with around 11 hours of sunshine a day.

Winter evenings on Lake Nasser can get very cool so warmer clothes may be necessary to remain comfortable after sunset.

Best Time to go to Lake Nasser

Lake Nasser cruises operate all year round and as you will be spending a lot of time outdoors, walking around the sites, a trip In March, April, September or October should ensure you miss the very high summer heat and the cooler winter mornings and evenings.

If you are comfortable in the heat or in the cooler times of the year then the major sights dont tend to be overcrowded.

Temperature Guide

Average daily temperatures in degrees celsius.


Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
23 26 32 35 37 39 42 42 39 36 30 24

Multi Centre Holidays including Cruise and a Stay

Extend your stay with extra nights in Luxor or Aswan. Both cities have plenty to offer and deserve closer inspection. Apart from the many sights dotted around Luxor, the city is also an interesting place to shop, eat and simply explore. Life in Aswan moves at a more relaxed pace, but the city has a uniquely tranquil atmosphere that is an attraction in itself.

Alternatively you can extend your Lake Nasser holiday with a stay in Egypt's historical Capital City, Cairo. With a short internal flight from Aswan you can see other fascinating sites that Egypt has to offer, including the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, Egyptian Museum and many more.

If you want further relaxtion beyond your stay in Luxor or Cairo, you can even extend your holiday with a stay on the Red Sea. From quieter beach towns to bustling resorts the red sea has a lot to offer including a wide range of diving packages and golf courses with stunning backdrops. 

Please see below a suggested itinerary including Abu Simble:

Abu Simbel and Beyond

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