Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam in Aswan

4 Hours


See the highlights of picturesque Aswan on a comprehensive tour with an expert Egyptologist guide. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle, start with views of the Aswan High Dam, the massive 1960s structure built to counter the annual flooding of the Nile. Admire the dam and then see the Unfinished Obelisk, a gigantic, half-carved obelisk abandoned in its quarry by ancient quarrymen. Later, ride a boat to Philae Temple, renowned for its beautiful island location. Tour the magnificent courts, terraces and chambers dedicated to the goddess Isis before returning to Aswan proper.


Day 1 :

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Stop At: Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt

At 8:00 am Emo Tours expert Licensed Tour guide will pick you up from your hotel or Nile cruise or even from the airport in Aswan to enjoy a day tour in the amazing city of Aswan Start your tour by a visit to the High Dam, an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods from the Nile

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Unfinished Obelisk, Sheyakhah Oula, Aswan Egypt

Then proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. Most probably this obelisk belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th Dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. This queen was the owner of her Temple in the eastern bank of Luxor Also there is an opinion said that it belongs to Queen Nefertiti.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt

Move on to visit the majestic Philae Temple which was built in the honor of Goddess Isis the chief deity of the island. Later you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

Near public transportation
Wheelchair accessible

Mohamed Saleh Harb Secondary Mechanical School, مدرسة محمد حسن هلال الميكانيكية العسكرية 3 سنوات، Street 3, Aswan 2, Aswan Governorate 1245006, Egypt

Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Most travelers can participate
Children must be accompanied by an adult
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Infant seats unavailable
Infants must sit on laps
Near public transportation
No Back Problems
No Expectant Mothers
No Serious Medical Conditions
Not recommended for people with back problems
Not recommended for people with heart conditions
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
Not stroller accessible
Not suitable for pets
Not wheelchair accessible
Not wheelchair accessible
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cost Includes

  • All service charges & taxes
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Entry Fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • bottled water

Cost Excludes

  • Personal Items
  • Tipping
  • any Optional Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam in Aswan
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