Fly to Assiut
Known as the region’s ‘most important agricultural center’ Assiut is also the largest town in northern Egypt. The city is also the last stop on the map for camel caravans travelling along the 40 Day Road from Dafur. Book cheap flights to Assiut now with flynas.
If you’re heading to Assiut make sure you see the ancient attractions including the tombs at the Necropolis of Assiut. As well, there is the 19th century English barrage, which controls the flow of water to the Nile. If you’re looking to relax, then head to Banana Island.
If you’re looking for souvenirs, then seek out a carpet. Assiut is known for its carpet manufacturing.
Eating out in Assiut
Whether you want to eat in or dine out, there are a number of restaurants on offer in Assiut.
There are a number of hotels in the city of Assiut, but not as many as other more established cities. Most are located around the corniche but there are also boats that you can stay on.
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Transport to and from Assiut Airport
flynas arrives into the Main Terminal at the Assiut Airport, which is located approximately one hour from the city center. Once you’re on the ground the best mode of transport are taxis.
Taxis are available but be sure to agree on the price of the journey before you ride.
Weather in Assiut
Assiut is said to be the hottest of the Egyptian cities with temperatures averaging 36.5 degrees over summer and 19 degrees over winter. It also has some of the coldest nights with a leap of 16 degrees between sunlight hours and darkness.
Events in Assiut
One of Assiut’s more prominent events is the Start-Up Weekend, which is held in March.