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New charter flights announced for winter Egypt holidays in Aswan

  • 27-Jun-10 11:22
  • Aswan
  • Holiday Industry

Thomson have announced the launch of a new set of direct flights from London to Aswan to be operated during the winter season. The flights will depart every Monday with the first flight scheduled for 1st November 2010 and the last for 25th April 2011.

New charter flights announced for winter Egypt holidays in Aswan

For the delight of winter travellers planning their Egypt holidays in Aswan, Thomson have announced a new set of charter flights to start this November and to last until April covering the 2010 / 2011 Winter Season.

This new direct service to Aswan will fly once a week on Mondays departing from London Gatwick airport to Aswan airport. When arranging your Egypt holidays to Aswan with us at The Holiday Place we'll be offering packages for 7 and 14 nights duration. The first direct charter flight to Aswan will take off on 1st November 2010 and the last one is scheduled for 25th April 2011. The new flights have been introduced in order to meet the high levels of demand expected for Egypt holidays in Aswan during this travel period.

Set on a beautiful stretch overlooking the world’s longest river, Aswan enjoys a privileged setting full of history and mystical enchantment across the many sites that the wandering traveller can explore. To one side of Aswan, the Nile weaves its way between lush fields and palm-lined harbours. To the other, tree-dappled mountains and desert sands stretch off into the distance.

Distinctively African, Aswan offers a unique frontier feel with plenty of charm and character with a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere to allow guests to spend their days strolling along the broad Corniche, sailing in a Felucca around Elephantine Island or sipping tea by the riverside. Alternatively, to immerse in the local history an culture travellers can visit the Nubian Museum and the enjoy an invigorating afternoon of bargaining at the vibrant and colourful souks.

Sights to see include the Aswan High Dam, one of the biggest in the world built to protect Egypt from flooding and constituting an incredible feat of engineering that has be seen to be believed. Other sights not to be missed during your Egypt holidays in Aswan are Lake Nasser and the famous temples at Philae and Abu Simbel.

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