Aswan is Egypt’s southernmost city on the Nile and a great starting off point for trips to the gorgeous Abu Simbel temples or cruises up the Nile to Luxor. Lacking the tourist-centric touts of Luxor it’s a relaxing place with few of the hassels of it’s northern neighbor.
Dreaming of seeing these sights yourself? Egypt is cheaper and easier to visit than you may think! Start planning your trip with our Egypt Travel Guide where you’ll find must-see sights, costs, and need-to-kn0w travel secrets.