Things You Must Know About Nubian Villages

In the depths of the south in Egypt on the west bank of the Nile, near the city of Aswan. There are Nubian villages, that have amazing unparalleled beauty, and natural environment.

Nubian villages, Characterized by natural geographical borders and historical ones, each of which is a tourist attraction in itself.

Nubians have inhabited these villages, which are famous for their customs, traditions, beliefs, history. and even their way of life and the places in which they live.







In the corridors of the villages, you will only hear the Nubian language, as Nubians have their own unique language which they do not teach to any stranger.

Discover the vibrant culture of Nubia, one of the oldest African civilizations. You must visit a Nubian village when traveling to Egypt.

Among all the attractions in Aswan, this may be the only trip that will attract your heart in every sense.


The origins of Nubians go back to Africa and Sudan when they traveled in ancient times to southern Egypt for cultivation around the Nile.

They were famous for their skills in horse riding and archery with bows and arrows.

The Nubian people are very friendly and charming, and wonderful hospitality will await you in one of the Nubian family homes Nubian culture. The Nubian culture is still alive today.






Nubians are proud of their heritage, they love to show their crafts and sell traditional food, They are still making Nubian jewelry for wearing or selling to tourists.

Nubian women preserve their culture, continue to tell their children about ancient Nubian tales and stories, and teach them traditional Nubian dances and songs.

Nubians are still influenced by ancient Egyptian beliefs. They thought the crocodile body hanging above the door of the house could protect them from the evil eye, so you might find mummified bodies all over the gates of the village.







Elephantine Island

This amazing island is part of the beautiful city of Aswan, it is considered an important tourist attraction. Located just below the first estuary. There were two temples of the great Pharaohs Tuthmosis the Third and Amenhotep the Third.

Unfortunately, Muhammad Ali destroyed them in his attempt to invade Sudan. At the southern end of this island is the Nubian Museum.

Also, the Nubian villages of Siou and Koti are on the island. They are famous for palm groves There you will have an amazing experience of modern life.

And spend an imaginative time drinking tea with them and buying their handmade products.









Ancient Egyptians used to worship crocodiles, it was a prophylactic deity against dangers with repellent characteristics of evil.

For this reason, the Nubians embalmed crocodiles to prevent evil things and adopted them as tradition. There are some places that have crocodiles, you can see them while you are there, do not forget to take some pictures with the crocodiles.






Also, you find people who are draw henna on the body which will be an unconventional experience for you.

you’ll also find some great places to buy souvenirs, cafes and excellent restaurants.






Nubian Kitchen

Colorful villages are not the only thing Nubians are known for. Nubian kitchen is common in all parts of the country.

Also, Nubians have been able to develop their kitchen from the things available in the local environment, The most famous foods are aljakud, alkabed bread and elkrmadid.

So do not miss this trip to discover the magical and wonderful world of Nubia.

See Nubian Trips:

Nubian Village Tours in Aswan

Kalabsha and Nubian Museum Tours in Aswan





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