-Full-day High dam, Philae Temple and Unfinished obelisk tour from Aswan -See the vast High Dam, built to control the Niles annual floods -Motorboat ride to the ancient island Temple of Philae -Stroll the chambers and courtyards, and learn about their history from an Egyptologist guide -Hear how the temple was moved to its site to prevent submersion in Lake nasser -Tour includes air-conditioned transport, central Aswan hotel pickup and drop-off.
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Pass By: Aswan Railway Station, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
Begin your day with a pickup from your Aswan hotel / Nile cruise at 8:00am. From there, head out to explore the main landmarks of the city, including the High Dam and Philae Temple and Unfinished Obelisk.
Stop At: Temple of Philae, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
You will take a short motor boat ride to the Philae temple. The temple was relocated to its current location by UNESCO after the building of the High Dam in order to prevent its inundation. The island was carefully selected to match the original settings on which the temple was originally built. Enjoy free time to explore the beauty of the temple and its surroundings before being transported back to your Aswan accommodations.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: High Dam, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
The High Dam is an engineering wonder, built in 1960 to save Egypt from the flooding of the Nile. The Dam provides a huge water reservoir known as Lake Nasser, one of the biggest artificial lake in the world. At this landmark, you will see the huge hydro-power stations that provide Egypt with 10 percent of its electricity.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Unfinished Obelisk, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk.
Duration: 1 hour
- Pick up services and return
- Qualified English Speaking Tour Guide
- Motorboat to get to Philae Temple
- All transfers by Air-Conditioned vehicle
- Taxes and charges
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned sightseeing
- Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
- Entry/Admission - High Dam
- Entry/Admission - Unfinished Obelisk
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate