Half-Day Private Tour of Philae Temple and High Dam with Pickup

Head to Philae Temple and Aswan High Dam , Aswan’s most popular sites. Travelers will get an up close look at the dam that divides the Nile from Lake Nasser and revel in the natural beauty of Philae Temple knowing the story of it and how it was all relocated in another place. Our guides will make sure that your experience will be unforgettable and stress free .

Why book with us?
Expert guides aim to make you feel like a local and introduce you to Egypt and it's culture (modern and ancient), Accurate pickups always on time, no hidden fees, customized tours to fit your needs, we look after all small details.

per adult from

$148

NZD

Duration

3 to 4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • All transfers made by a private air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bottled water
    • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
    • Pickup and drop-off services in Aswan east bank side
    • Private English-speaking egyptologist guide
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
    • Entry/Admission - Aswan High Dam
    What's excluded :
    • Tipping
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    It is Egypt's ancient center for the cult of Isis, the Temples of Philae were venerated from the Pharaonic era through the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine periods with each ruler making their own additions to the stones here. This sacred site has dazzled travelers since the first Nile cruises set off from Cairo and is one of Nubia's most important monument sites.

    Saved from a watery grave by UNESCO's rescue project during the building of the Aswan High Dam, the temples were transferred block by block from their original place on Philae Island to Agilika Island

    Duration: 2 hours

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

    After 10 years of construction, the Aswan High Dam across the Nile River in Egypt is completed on July 21, 1970. More than two miles long at its crest, the massive $1 billion dam ended the cycle of flood and drought in the Nile River region, and exploited a tremendous source of renewable energy, but had a controversial environmental impact.

    A dam was completed at Aswan, 500 miles south of Cairo, in 1902. The first Aswan dam provided valuable irrigation during droughts but could not hold back the annual flood of the mighty Nile River. In the 1950s, Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser envisioned building a new dam across the Nile, one large enough to end flooding and bring electric power to every corner of Egypt.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick travelers up from any hotel/Nile cruise or apartment in Aswan (east bank). Just inform us where you are staying to pick you up
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/15/2020 - 10/19/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 01:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Egypt Tours

Activity ID: V-274578P28

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