A private visit to the temples of the Philae, and Kalabsha with a French speaking guide

Our French-speaking Egyptologist guide will pick you up where you are in Aswan to start your discovery which lasts about 4 hours. First you start by private car to Lake Nasser where you will visit Kalabsha, you will take a motor boat as the site is today on an island. The site consists of several monuments moved by Unesco from the rise in level of Lake Nasser which is formed thanks to the new Aswan Dam. You will discover the temples of Kalabsha, Beit El-Ouli, and Gerf Hussein. There are stelae, chapels, and Grafitti who are saved on this island. Then you will return to your car to continue to the pier which is between the two dams of Aswan where you will take another motor boat to discover the monuments of Philae which are also saved where you will visit The great temple dedicated to the goddess Isis, The chapel which is dedicated to the goddess Hathor, and finally The kiosk of the Roman emperor Trajan.

per adult from

$163

NZD

Duration

4 to 5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • A private French speaking Egyptologist Guide
    • A modern air-conditioned car, and private.
    • Tickets from the mentioned sites.
    • The private motor boats like the 2 sites are on islands
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
    • Entry/Admission - New Kalabsha
    What's excluded :
    • Tip for your guide.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    Philae is so wonderful, It is on an island called Agilkia where Unesco has succeeded in saving the monuments of Philae. The old site is now under water and at the end of your visit the guide will show you where this site was. The monument of Philae consists of several things: The large temple on site is dedicated to The goddess Isis who is the goddess of magic, the 2nd temple is much more popular than that of Isis, It is dedicated to the goddess Hathor, the goddess of love and motherhood, and finally, The grandiose kiosk of the Romian emperor Trajan. As the site is on an island, it is only accessible by a motor boat.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: New Kalabsha, Near Aswan, Aswan Egypt

    Kalabsha is a large site located on an island on Lake Nasser just behind the New Aswan Dam. Unesco has moved to this island several things from the lake's water rise. First of all: The Kalbasha temple which dates from the Romian period, and dedicated to the god Mandolis. He is the 2nd largest saved on the Lake. The second saved is called Beit El-Ouali which dates from the Pharaonic era to the time of Ramses 2. It is carved into the rock, and it has engraved scenes painted until today (for 3300 years). There are 2 stele from the Pharaonic era. There are the remains of the temple of Gerf Husseinq which dates from the time of Ramses 2. There are near historical grafitti before 3600 years before Jesus which are saved too. Finally you will admire the Greek Kiosk of Quertassi. It is a frankly very site of all the times.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our French-speaking Egyptologist guide will pick you up where you are to start the excursionAirports
    • Aswan Airport, Aswan Egypt
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Voyage sur Le Nil

Activity ID: V-102864P5

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