Lake Nasser Cruises and ToursCruise along the picturesque Lake Nasser on one of our guided tours.

About Lake Nasser

One of the largest man-made lakes in the world, Lake Nasser was constructed as a by-product of the Aswan High Dam. Stretching out over thousands of kilometres, this beautiful expanse of water has gained popularity as more and more travellers opt to visit its sparkling waters in search of some light sailing or to do some Lake Nasser fishing. Surrounding the lake are a number of different landscapes from desert to rugged rocks and cliff to clean sandy beaches, making this area as diverse as it is beautiful. Take a cruise on Lake Nasser Egypt with us at On The Go Tours, spend your day relaxing on the sun deck taking in the scenery as we sail along the lake, enjoy drinks and live music performances onboard one of our Lake Nasser cruise ships as we glide over the calm waters of the worlds largest artificial lake.

Tours and Cruises to Lake Nasser

The best way to enjoy the lake and everything it has to offer is to take a boat trip along the water. Most tours will stop at some of Egypt's less well-known sites and temples as well as the magnificent Abu Simbel temples and the Temple of Isis at Philae. Spend some time cruising this marvel of human engineering. Whether you’re looking to do some fly fishing or watch the many species of birds and fish that call the lake home, a boat ride along lake Nasser is a must do for anyone visiting Egypt. Explore our cruises and tours of the beautiful lake and book your next vacation today!

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Why take a Lake Nasser Cruise

As the largest man-made lake in Egypt, Lake Nasser offers a unique perspective of the country's beauty, showcasing breath-taking vistas of endless desert juxtaposed with the tranquil waters of the lake. A cruise on Lake Nasser allows travellers to explore the timeless treasures of ancient Nubia, including the legendary temples of Abu Simbel, rescued and relocated to higher ground during the construction of the Aswan High Dam. Guests can relax in luxurious comfort aboard Lake Nasser cruisers while immersing yourself in the fascinating history and culture of Egypt's southern region. From picturesque sunsets over the horizon to encounters with indigenous wildlife along the shoreline, a cruise on Lake Nasser promises an unforgettable experience that seamlessly blends adventure, relaxation, and cultural discovery.

What to do at Lake Nasser

a cruise ship travelling along Lake Nasser
Cruise along the lake

Do some sightseeing

On our lake cruises along Lake Nasser, we take you to see many famous sites and hidden gems. These include cruising by Kasr Ibrim, an ancient Nubian citadel, as we look over the citadel one of our knowledgeable guides will give you information on the site from the deck. From there you can explore the Temple of Amada, before continuing to Wadi El Seboua. There are so many awe-inspiring historical sites to be see on a Lake Nasser cruise.

The sunset over Lake Nasser
The sunset over Lake Nasser

Look out for local wildlife

Lake Nasser is home to many different species of wildlife. The lake is one of the best freshwater fishing spots in the world with many fish living in the water, including tilapia, Nile perch and tiger fish. There are also numerous species of birds that circle up above such as pelicans, herons, kites and eagles. With this abundance of wildlife, nature lovers will never have a dull moment as they journey along the lake. You might even catch a glimpse of a monitor lizard or a crocodile as well.

a cruise ship
A Cruise ship

Relax on the deck

Our Lake Nasser cruises have many amenities on board, from live music performances, cocktail bars and many places to sit and relax, why not spend some time unwinding on the boat. Take a break from the hot Egyptian sun and rest up under the cover of the boat, grab a drink, chat with other tourists and enjoy your leisurely cruise along the lake.

Frequently asked questions

Will there be guided tours of the archaeological sites during the cruise?

Yes, we provided guided tours led by experienced guides included as part of the cruise package. This allows passengers to learn about the history and significance of the ancient sites they visit.

Can I expect to see wildlife during the cruise?

What should I pack for a cruise on Lake Nasser?

When is the best time to take a Lake Nasser Cruise?

The best time to go on a cruise on Lake Nasser is during the cooler months of October to April when temperatures are more comfortable for outdoor activities and sightseeing.


A journey to Lake Nasser offers an unforgettable adventure through the timeless wonders of ancient Egypt's southern region. From the towering temples of Abu Simbel to the tranquil shores of the lake, every moment on this cruise is filled with awe-inspiring sights, cultural discovery, and natural beauty. Whether you're marvelling at the hieroglyphs carved into ancient stone or soaking in the serenity of the desert landscape, Lake Nasser promises an experience that transcends time. Our tours offer the perfect blend of luxury, comfort, and exploration, allowing you to embark on a voyage of discovery unlike any other. Don't miss the opportunity to discover the magic of Lake Nasser with us. Book your tour today and prepare for an adventure of a lifetime in the heart of ancient Egypt.

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