A lovely traditional Nubian House that overlooks Lake Nasser, managed by Mr.Fekry El Kashef.
Very friendly Staff and intellectual owner that has a lot of stories to tell about the Nubian people & culture. And of course great Nubian music.
Contact Mr. Fekry for any reservations on his mobile 0123680521
you reach the west Aswan village by feeryboat, once you are out the train station, walk straight to reach the nile side and take the ferryboat (1 EGP)
from there you walk less then 10 min to reach the GuestHouse
Excellent reception, owner and Staff are very freindly and helpfull,
A couzy place to spend a quiet and relaxing vacation
food and beverages are for free
This location hosts one of the most unusual temples from ancient Egypt (Arabic: أبيدوس). It has one of the most preserved and --in some people's opinion-- the most impressive temple in Egypt, it is a must see. It's located in Markaz elBalyana, Sohag Governorate (Arabic: مركز البلينا - محافظة سوهاج) on the western border of the Nile and the temple is at the desert directly on the verge of the fertile land. The location is very near the border of Qena Governorate.
This article covers the south-western area of Minia
Mallawi, Ashmounin, Hermopolis and Tuna el-Gebel: are all scattered in the area of Mallawi which is 45 KM south of Minia on the same western bank so you just go south from minia till mallawi and then start the tour going west and inside the area.
This article covers all the south-eastern area of Minia.
Beni Hassan (Arabic: بنى حسن) - Istable Antar (Arabic: اسطبل عنتر) - Zawyet el Soltan (Arabic: زاوية السلطان)- El Sheikh Ebada (Arabic: الشيخ عبادة): almost 25 kms south east of minia so u have to cross the big bridge to the east bank and then go south
TELL- El-AMARNA (Arabic: تل العمارنة)
Access: By road or rail to Deir-Mawas, 11 K.M south of Mallawi; then by car
to the ferry crossing to the eastern bank of the Nile.
There's no doubt that Upper Egypt is a distinct part of Egypt. Al Minia is one of the northern-most of all. Al Minia is called by some to be The Bride of Upper Egypt.