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Aswan city excursion: tour to Philae island, unfinished obelisk, Nubia Museum
Tour in Aswan

Tour Itinerary

Time Activity
07:30 Meet the guide in your hotel
08:00 Unfinished obelisk visit
09:00 Motorboat ride to Philae island
09:20 Philae island visit
12:00 Back to Aswan for lunch
13:30 Aswan High Dam visit
15:00 Nubia museum visit
18:00 Back to your hotel
  • Tour includes
  • Transfer from your hotel and back
  • Motorboat ride to Philae island
  • Nubia museum visit
  • Unfinished obelisk visit
  • Aswan High Dam visit
  • Entrance fees as per the program
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • English speaking guide
    • Tour excludes
  • Water and drinks during lunch
  • Tips
  • Personal expencies
    • What to take with you
  • Bottle of water
  • Hat
  • Photo camera
  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Aswan city excursion Details


    In the morning, our guide will meet you at your hotel in Aswan, as well pick up from the airport or at the railway station of the city is available. First let's have a short city tour and then move to the ancient quarries and look at the huge unfinished obelisk, which still remains in its place, attached to the bedrock after a crack was found in it.

    Then let's take a fascinating motorboat trip to Philae Island and get to know its famous temples. We will go to the island with you in a small motorboat and spend up to two hours there. Here a beautiful temple of Isis and the elegant kiosk of Trojan, a sightseeing tour of the island will reveal to you many unknown pearls of ancient Egyptian architecture.

    Next we return to Aswan and visit Aswan High Dam. Lunch will be offered in the city at a local restaurant. After lunch, we will visit the unique museum of Aswan, dedicated to the ancient Nubian civilization. We will spend about two hours in Nubia Museum, walk through its halls and through its garden. At the end of the tour transfer back to your hotel.


    Date: 2018-03-21
    Updated: 2019-01-04
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