Explore three of Aswan's most popular and well known sites. Walk on the High dam which separates Lake nasser from the Nile, be astounded at the size of the Unfinished obelisk, and enjoy the beauty of Philae Temple's island location. Visit the Philae Temple, built in honor of the goddess Isis Enjoy a visit to the magnificent Unfinished Obelisk View the High Dam of Aswan a miracle of engineering Marvel at the River Nile from a motor boat Enjoy fantastic aerial views Pickup from a centrally located meeting point Free hotel pickup and drop-off included Led by a Friendly and knowledgeable tour guide.
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Pass By: Philae Temple, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
Stop At: Temple of Philae, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley The last of the 3 famous Aswan sites you will see is generally regarded as the best. Philae Temple was carefully moved to its current location (around 500 meters from the original site) when the construction of the High Dam caused surrounding Nile waters to rise. A short motorboat ride takes you to the island, where your guide will take you on a walking tour through the temple before allowing you free time to explore further on your own. Dedicated to the goddess Isis, Philae Temple has a beautiful setting on an island in the river which has been landscaped to match its original site. After finishing your tour, you'll be dropped off your hotel or Nile cruise in Aswan. Duration: 3 hours
Pass By: High Dam, Aswan Egypt
top At: High Dam, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley Start your day tour in Aswan by getting picked up from your hotel or cruise ship and drive to the High Dam of Aswan, an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. From the top of the High Dam you can gaze across Lake Nasser to the Kalabsha temple in the south and the huge power station to the north.
Duration: 1 hour
Pass By: Unfinished Obelisk, Aswan Egypt
Continue to the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries of Aswan, where much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from. The Unfinished Obelisk still lies where it was carved when a crack was discovered as it was being hewn from the rock. Your qualified Egyptologist guide will explain how the 1 tonne obelisk was carved, and why the crack caused it to be abandoned.
Duration: 1 hour
- Experience a Private and an expert Qualified Egyptologist guide.
- Bottled mineral water during the tour.
- Enjoy sailing by a motor boat to Philae Island.
- Private transportation by air-conditioned minivans ; pick up from hotel and drop off.
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sightseeing <>
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Infants must sit on laps
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
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