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Aswan Tours


Aswan Tours

 

The Nile, aswan, Egypt

 

Aswan his the best winter in Egypt, the most enchanting in the world and the least expensive; beautiful scenery, peace and quiet temperate weather, warm and dry as well as an invigorating and healing sun. Situated on the eastern bank of the Nile, 900 km south of Cairo.

Aswan links Egypt with Sudan, it is the gate to the African continent, and is such an important commercial center. What gives Aswan a special importance is that the great past and the glorious present exist on its soil, while its High Dam augurs a floating and prosperous future.

 

Philae Temple, Aswan, Egypt

 

1. Full day Tour:

High Dam-Temple of Philae Island unfinished Obelisks


  • Excursion drive to the High Dam. After its visit proceed to the Granite Quarries, the unfinished Obelisks, and Old Aswan Dam for a motor boat excursion to the Temple of Philae Island.

     

    The cost is $ 67 per person.

2. Full day Tour:

Elephantine Island-Old Nilometer-Agha Khan III Mausoleum

  • Excursion by sailing boat to Elephantine Island, visit the Old Nilometer, next proceed to the late Agha Khan III Mausoleum.

     

    The cost is $ 60 per person.

3. Half day Tour:

Kalabsha Temple

  • Drive to the Temple of Kalabsha, which has been dismantled and re-erected on a hill near the High-Dam site (Western Bank). Originally built by Toutmosis II and Amenophis II at Kalabsha, 40 miles south of Aswan, the Temple was restored during the Roman conquest.

     

    The cost is $ 50 per person.

4. Full day Tour:

Kom Ombo

  • Leave the hotel by private car, reaching Kom Ombo after one hour drive on the Upper Egypt Corniche and across the countryside. Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo which stands on high grounds overlooking the Nile. It differs from other temples by its double entrance, each of which is dedicated to divinity: "Haroeris" with his falcon head and " Sobec" with his crocodile head. Although Kom Ombo is a small village, its importance lies in its huge sugar-cane.

     

    The cost is $ 85 per person.

5. Half day Tour:

Elephantine, Kitchener

  • Visit by felucca to islands of Aswan Elephantine, Kitchener and view of Agha Khan Mausoleum.

     

    The cost is $ 42 per person.

6. Full day:

Kom Ombo & Edfu

  • Leave the hotel by private car, reaching Kom Ombo after one hour drive on the Upper Egypt Corniche and across the countryside. Visit of Kom Ombo Temple which stands on high ground overlooking the River Nile. Excursion continues to Edfu by car. Cross the Nile, then proceed by horse carriage to visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus.

     

    The cost is $ 85 per person.

7. Full day Tour:

Abu Simple Temple

  • The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated are carved on its huge faade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King's wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. This excursion can be undertaken by plane or bus.

     

    The cost is $ 117 per person by private car. The cost is $ 85 per person with group.

8. Half Day Tour:

Camel Market of Darau

  • Drive from Aswan to Darau and visit the camel market.

     

    The cost is $ 70 per person.

9. Half Day Tour:

ST. Simeon Monastery

  • Drive from Aswan to Darau and visit the camel market.

     

    The cost is $ 70 per person.

10. Half Day Tour:

Valley of the Nobles

  • Cross the Nile to the West Bank and visit the Valley of the Nobles.

    The cost is $ 60 per person.

11. Full Day Tour :

Nubian Museum Kom Ombo and Darau

  • Visit Kom Ombo and the camel market in Darau. Visit The Nubian Museum in Kom Ombo.

     

    The cost is $ 85 per person.

12. Half Day Tour:

Nubian Valley by felucca

  • Ride by felucca to visit the Nubian village.

     

    The cost is $ 60 per person.

13. Sound and Light Show

  • Drive and sail to the Philae temple to attend the sound and light show.

    Please check language.

     

    Days

    1st Show

    2nd Show

    3rd Show

     

     

     

     

    Monday

    English

    French

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    Tuesday

    French

    English

    French

    Wednesday

    French

    English

    French

    Thursday

    French

    Spanish

    Arabic

    Friday

    English

    French

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    Saturday

    English

    Italian

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    Sunday

    French

    German

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    Summer Time

    8:30 PM

    9:15 PM

    10:00 PM

    Winter Time

    6:30 PM

    7:15 PM

    8:00 PM

     

    The cost is $ 50 per person.

14. Full Day Tour:

High Dam-Temple of Philae Island

  • Sail by felucca (Egyptian sailboat) to the island of Agilkia. Visit the temple that was removed from their original island of Philae which lies submerged most of the year by the waters of Lake Nasser. The main Temple of Isis and its monuments were built between the 26th-dynasty and the Roman period. Return to the mainland and drive to Aswan for a view of the high Dam which was completed in 1964. From here you can gaze across Lake Nasser

     

    The cost is $ 70 per person.

15. Full Day Tour:

Abu Simbel (By Flight)

  • The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated are carved on its huge faade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King's wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. This excursion can be undertaken by plane or bus.

     

    The cost is $ 225 per person.