Day Tour: Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam

Exploring Aswan’s highlights with a private guide means a more flexible and personalized sightseeing experience than on a shared trip. With this tour, you travel with your own Egyptologist guide to the Unfinished Obelisk, Aswan High Dam, and Philae Temple

per adult from

$150

NZD

Duration

8 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • WiFi during the tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Entrance fees
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan with WiFi
    • Entry/Admission - Unfinished Obelisk
    • Entry/Admission - Aswan High Dam
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Unfinished Obelisk, Sheyakhah Oula, Aswan Egypt

    Your expert tour guide will pick you up from Aswan (Hotel, Nile Cruise, Train station for free - Pick up from Aswan Airport) and accompany you in a guided tour to visit the unfinished obelisk in Aswan northern granite quarry. It was ordered by Hatshepsut, the female pharaoh (1508–1458 BC). It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons Less


    Duration: 45 minutes

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

    Proceed to visit the high dam, a rock fill dam built across the Nile in Aswan, between 1960 and 1970 with the aim to regulate the Nile River flooding, to store the water for agriculture and to generate hydro electric power


    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Enjoy a short motor boat ride to Philae Temple Island, the most ancient structure in the Island was the temple of the Goddess Isis, ordered by the native Pharaoh Nectanebo I (380-362 BC), Nectanebo was a great builder and restore. For the other Temples, Chapels and ruins date from the Ptolemaic times, more especially with the reigns of Ptolemy Philadelphus, Ptolemy Epiphanes, and Ptolemy Philometor (282-145 BC), with many traces of Roman work most notable in the Kiosk of Emperor Trajan (98-117 ad), enjoy free time at leisure. You will then be transferred back to your accommodation in Aswan ... More


    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your hotel in Aswan or Nile Cruise or Aswan airport or Train Station
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Upper Egypt Services

Activity ID: V-66944P818

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