Egypt - Southern Nile Valley (PDF Chapter)

Egypt - Southern Nile Valley (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Southern Nile Valley chapter from Lonely Planet’s Egypt guide-book.

The Nile south of Luxor is increasingly hemmed in by the Eastern Desert, its banks lined with grand, well-preserved Graeco-Roman temples at Esna, Edfu and Kom Ombo, and its lush fields punctuated by palm-backed villages – it’s the ideal place to sail through on a Nile boat.

  • marvel at the most completely preserved temple in Egypt, Edfu
  • maps
  • discover quarries where the pharaohs found stone to build ancient Thebes at Gebel Silsi-la
  • transport
  • sit on the terrace of the Old Cataract Hotel and watch feluccas sail by
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Southern Upper Egypt, Esna, Al Kab & Kom al Ahmar, Edfu, Gebel Silsila, Kom Ombo, Aswan & Around, Aswan Dam, Seheyl Island, Philae, Aswan High Dam, Lower Nubia & Lake Nasser, Lake Nasser, Abu Simbel.

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