Lake Nasser Attractions

Lake Nasser

Lake Nasser Attractions

Lake Nasser the largest man made reservoirs in the world, it covers around 6.600 km2, it contain approximately 162 billion m3 of water, and about population around 1 million people in Egypt and 1 million people in Sudan, banks of lake Nasser characterized by its dry and hot natural desert, it formed mainly for water storage but it still has plenty of archeological sites like Abu Simbel Temple, Penout Temple, Kalabsha Temple and more.

It is named for president Gamal Abdel Nasser, the lake provide irrigation and electricity for all Egypt, according to flood happens in Egypt a lot of ancient monuments was flow with water, so unesco decided to rescue some of this civilization history and moved Abu Simbel to Lake Nasser, which became one of the most amazing temples in the world, and when you sail the Nile on board Lake Nasser Cruises, you will gain the chance to scout around the main finds of Ramses II temple and his wife Nefertiti.

Lake Nasser landscapes is so amazing and full with flat and sandy rocks, beside variety of beaches for fishermen, Explore plenty of birds, mammals, and reptiles, with a lot of species like Wild duck, Egyptian geese, pelicans, herons, egrets and various species of hawks, kites, falcons and eagles will be among the birds seen. The lake is remote and thinly populated by peasant fishermen, the local residents are Bedouin camel and sheep herdsmen who are occasionally seen grazing their flocks on the sparse vegetation at the edge of the lake.