Famous among the locals, the beautiful Aswan Botanical Gardens are more than just a beautiful place to enjoy your weekend strolls. An important centre of botanical research, the Aswan Botanical Gardens tests the viability and fitness of plant species in Egyptian Weather.
Grounds to more than 25 different varieties of palm trees, the Aswan Botanical Gardens attract a lot of migratory birds in the offseason. The waterfowl is the favourite visitor of these gardens.
Kitchener Island that morphs into a beautiful scenic landscape is the ground of the Aswan Botanical Gardens. Lord Kitchener made the island the headquarter for his army during his military campaigns in Sudan.
When he left the island, it came to be known as the King's Island giving it back to the ministry of irrigation.
The island has a huge variety of plantations and trees. While most of the plants are natural growths, some others have been brought in.
Variety of palm trees grows on the island like the Royal Palm tree, the Sabal palm tree, and the Phonic palm tree.
The Aswan Botanical Gardens has three entrances. The main entrance located on the northern tip of the island and it is the best way which involves a long walking till you reach the southern tip. The Aswan Botanical Garden divided into 27 squares with horizontal and vertical paths cutting each other has shady trees in the sidewalk.
The garden is the nub of botanical research. A major bird-watching destination.
The garden is home to a variety of birds including doves, sparrows, peacocks, and crows. The waterfowl is a frequent visitor during the migratory seasons and spectacular for all birdwatchers.
The Aswan Botanical Garden is a suitable family place for picnics, and weekend outings. Peaceful walks on the narrow paths of the garden on bright sunny afternoons is a narrow escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
If you wish to spend some quality time with your family and friends and want to enjoy beautiful scenic views, the Aswan Botanical Gardens are the best option. The impressive sunrise and panoramic sunset views leave you awestruck. For an amazing tour of these gardens visit our website @ Nile Holiday.