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Aswan
Egypt’s smallest governorate, is the country’s premier winter resort (10 to 24 C) offering a delightful, natural beauty, a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere with a warm and dry climate A wide variety of ancient monuments and the peaceful beauty of the countryside draw visitors here throughout the winter months.

Lying 890 km south of Cairo, it has long been known as the “Gate of Africa”. The contact point between Arabian North Africa and sub-Saharan cultures, much of its charm comes from the Nile River, which runs through it, as well as from a number of small Lush Islands in the Nile, such as the Elephantine Island. It is considered one of the oldest inhabited places in Aswan, a center of worship during the Pharaonic era. South of Aswan stands one of the world’s outstanding engineering feats in thus century. Its construction in the early 1960’s created an enormous reservoir, Lake Nasser, the largest artificial lake in the world.

Aswan is also the easiest base of exploring a number of Nubian monuments, such as the Philae and Abu Simbel Temple


Full Day Excursion
High Dam, Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk.
We start our day tour by visiting The High Dam, One of the world-famous dams & was an engineering miracle when it was build in 1960 & it was completed in 1971
Followed by visit to the unfinished Obelisk, A huge Obelisk incompletely carved about 41 meters high & more than 1150 tons weight
Then continue to visit Philae temple, it was dedicated to goddess Isis
Including:
Egyptologist guide, Private A/C Coach, Motor boat to Philae
Excluding:
The Entrance fees for the above-mentioned sights, Lunch, Gratuities
Full Day Excursion
Elephantine Island-Old Nilometer, Kitchener Island & Agha Khan Mausoleum
We start our day tour by sailing boat to Elephantine Island which was one of the most powerful Forts on Egypt's southern border & visit the Old Nilometer dating from the Roman era.
Followed by visit to the Kitchener Island, It is a natural exhibition of exotic plants and trees imported from all over the world
Then continue to the Agha Khan Mausoleum
Including:
Egyptologist guide, Sailing Boat
Excluding:
The Entrance fees for the above-mentioned sights, Lunch, Gratuities
Full Day Excursion
Kalabsha Temple, Unfinished Obelisk & Nubian Museum
We start our day tour by visiting to the Temple of Kalabsha, Originally built by Toutmosis II and Amenophis II at Kalabsha & Restored by the Roman emperor Octavius 30 BC and dedicated to the Nubian god Mandolis, It has been dismantled and re-erected on a hill near the High-Dam site.
Followed by visit to the unfinished Obelisk, A huge Obelisk incompletely carved about 41 meters high & more than 1150 tons weight
Then continue to visit The Nubian Museum, The museum Houses three Thousand artifacts Representing various archaeological periods throughout the history of Egypt "Prehistoric, Pharaonic, Greek, Roman, Coptic & Islamic"
Including:
Egyptologist guide, Private A/C Coach
Excluding:
The Entrance fees for the above-mentioned sights, Lunch, Gratuities
Full Day Excursion
Kom Ombo & Edfu
We start our day tour by driving to Kom Ombo after one hour drive on the Upper Egypt Corniche and across the countryside, visit of Kom Ombo Temple "Shared by the two gods Haroeris & Sobek" the temple stands on high ground overlooking the River Nile.
Continue our drive heading Edfu to visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus
Including:
Egyptologist guide, Private A/C Coach
Excluding:
The Entrance fees for the above-mentioned sights, Lunch, Gratuities
Full Day Excursion
Abu Simple Temple
The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II 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 is carved on its huge facade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King's wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor.
This excursion can be arranged in two ways
Including:
By private coach Egyptologist guide, private A/C coach & The Entrance fee
By Plane Return flight ticket & Airport transfers
Excluding:
By Plane Egyptologist guide & the entrance fee
Night Excursion
Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple
Drive and sail to the Philae temple
Watch this spectacular laser light and sound show at the Philae temple
Listen to an explanation that tills the story of Philae temple
The show is available in different languages and runs from early to late evening. For more information regarding the show language & timetable please visit, http://www.egyptsandl.com/shows.asp?show=3
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