Fresh Water Fishing – Lake Nasser

Lake Nasser Boats

Nubian Cataract Hotel and Restaurant is dedicated to creating a secure, safe and good family environment to be enjoyed by the whole family.

Bassem Jalal, the owner has carefully chosen tours or activities best suited for families to ensure you will have a memorable holiday with us.

This is a Giant Fresh Water Fishing Holiday on Lake Nasser.  You will experience fishing and catching some of the largest fish in the world.  They are not to be eaten but are returned back to the Lake.

Your Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive Aswan

Our Hotel Representative will meet you at your chosen arrival point either Aswan International Airport or Aswan Railway Station.  You will be transported to the Nubian Cataract Hotel and Restaurant.

On arrival at the Hotel, you will receive a welcome drink and talk by Bassem Jalal to review your programme.

Check-in to your rooms and spend the day relaxing within the hotel grounds.

Dinner in the Restaurant is included.

Day 2 to 4  Fresh Water Fishing Tour

After an early breakfast you will be met by our Nubian Guide, who will take you by motorboat to Lake Nasser. You will transfer to an authorised Fishing Boat for a 3 day Fresh Water Fishing Tour on Lake Nasser. You will have the experience and excitement of fishing for some of largest fresh water fish in the world.

Giant Fresh Water Fish.

Lake Nasser is a renowned nature reserve abundant with wildlife such as Gazelles, Pink-backed Pelicans, Yellow-billed Storks and Crocodiles.

During this time you will also have the opportunity to visit Kalabsha Temple.


All meals will be cooked and served on the Fishing Boat including Water, Tea and Coffee.

Important: This is a restricted area and the Egyptian Government is very strict about access to Lake Nasser.  To enable you to obtain permission to Fish on Lake Nasser, we require a photocopy of your passport. This is to be sent to us one month in advance, so we can purchase the permission and receive authorisation for your Fishing Trip on Lake Nasser.

 Day 5 – Free Time or Day of Leisure

You can choose how you would like to spend your day.

Relax around the hotel and River Nile.

Nile Aswan-2

Go explore Aswan and the Souq.  It is very safe to walk around Aswan.  The people are peaceful, friendly and helpful.  Aswan is very compact and the main streets are formed in a grid. Travel by motorboat or taxi to Aswan Moon this is our drop off and pick up point to return you to the hotel at an agreed time.

Day 6 – Nile Tour

After early breakfast you will be met by our Nubian Guide to take you on the Nile Tour by motorboat to visit:

  • Botanical Gardens (Kitchener Island)
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Elephantine Island
  • Elephantine Island
  • Barbar Beach and Nubian Village
  • Barbar Beach Nubian Village

Included in this tour is a Special Picnic Lunch with Water, Tea or Coffee.

Return to the hotel in the evening to relax and have a farewell dinner in the Restaurant or Café.

Day 7 – Departure and Return Home

After breakfast check-out and we will return you to Aswan Railway Station or Aswan Airport to continue your journey homewards.

If you are leaving Aswan later in the day please let us know and we can arrange a courtesy room for you to use until it is time for you to leave.

We hope you have enjoyed your stay with us and it will always be memorable.

Extras on our tours

Additional snacks and soft-drinks are not included on any of our tours and will be charged extra. You can purchase snacks and soft-drinks very cheaply from the supermarkets in Aswan.

What can you do in the Evening?  Why not Venture to Aswan?

Aswan is the safest city in Egypt.  You can walk around in the evening with no problems at all.  The streets of Aswan majority of them are in a grid so it is very easy for you to find your way.  If would like, one of our staff can guide you through Souq.

We provide Motorboat or Taxi to take you to Aswan.  Our meeting point is a Café called Aswan Moon on the Corniche (main road next to the River Nile).  We will drop you off there and pick you up to return to the hotel at an agreed time.  We recommend you to take refreshments, snacks or meals at the Aswan Moon.  The food is good quality and friendly service. They have Menus in English and the staff also speak good English..

We can organise Caleche Ride (Horse and Carriage) this is most enjoyable during the evening when it is cooler and Aswan has all the decorative lights switched on.

If you need any assistance whilst staying with us, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate any requests.

Price is per person and children under 12 half price.

14,595  EGP  (Egyptian Pound)

USD  $806       GBP £623   EURO 740