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Lake Nasser, Nile River Valley

#5 of 9 in Parks in Nile River Valley
One of the world's largest manmade lakes, Lake Nasser draws tourists and locals for relaxation, exercise, and fishing. The 5,250 sq km (2,030 sq mi) surface of water was created after the construction of the Aswan High Dam. You can observe around 100 bird species that make their home here, or take a cruise on one of the ships that offer a meal and an overnight option. Start your trip to Abu Simbel by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • Lake Nasser was formed by the construction of the Aswan High Dam that was completed in 1970. One of the largest man-made lakes in the world, the natural scenery is beautiful. It’s easy to forget that....  more »
  • We joined this cruise in Aswan as part of a month-long tour from Cairo to Abu Simbel with an Australian archaeologist, who showed us many of the historical sights, including Kalabsha temple, Beit...  more »

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