Enjoy Motorboat ride to Gharb Soheil Nubian Village, located on the west bank of the Nile River south of Aswan. Watch the main land marks, the first cataract water rapids, many rocky islets, different kind of birds and a Nubian House.
A representative will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan, and transfer to the Nile side, where your motor boat is waiting for you journey. Board your boat and relax on the soft cushions. Your expert tour guide will show you Aswan main land marks as you sail further to the south of Aswan, view the tombs of the nobles, Aswan botanical garden, the monastery of St. Simeon, the mausoleum of the Aga Khan, Saloga and Ghazal Islands protected Islands, and touch the famous Mimosa pudica tree.
Watch the real Egyptian life on some of the Aswan Islands and enjoy the fantastic scenes that have not changed in millennia, the camels, donkeys, Cows, the water buffalo and a wide variety of birds.
Arrive at Gharb Soheil "West of Soheil" near the Aswan old dam, passing by the first cataract of the Nile, meet and impact with a Nubian family and learn about their simple life style, culture and traditions. The Nubians houses are painted with bright coulors, the floor covers with sand, the houses has lots of windows open roof for ventilation and cool the houses specially at summer time.
Nubians are friendly and hospitable, they will invite you to their homes for a cup of tea, Egyptian Coffee or Hibiscus tea “Karkade”, enjoy walking through the Nubian village streets and market, see the handmade cotton scarves, different spices & herbs. After a fantastic tour to the village, enjoy sailing back to Aswan and watch the Nile water eddy and water rapids, pass by the old cataract hotel, while Agatha Christie wrote her famous book "Death on the Nile" viewing the Nile River, and the elephantine island temple of Khnum, the nilometer and more.
Back to the Nile side and then transfer to your hotel in Aswan.