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Egypt: Destinations - The Upper Nile Valley from South of El-Minya to Qena



Upper Nile Valley from South of El-Minya to Qena

Major Cities and Towns


Abu Tig
Akhmim
El Araba el Madfuna
Asyut
El Badari
Dairut
Durunka
Girga
Hiw
Sohag
Qena
El Qusiya

About the Area

This area of the Nile River Valley represents the Northern region of Upper Egypt (Southern). It is interesting from the standpoint that the area contains some of the oldest artifacts and the capital of the Old Kingdom, but also has a rich Christian and Islamic tradition.

How to get to there:

By daily air conditioned trains, scheduled at regular hours.
By private vehicles, taxis and tourist buses.

For information and reservation contact the Upper Egypt Bus Company which organizes excursions.. Tel: +20-2-2609304/9297/8.

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Last Updated: June 11th, 2011


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