Full-Day Aswan Dam, Philae Temple and Unfinished Obelisk
Tour Code : ASW 1601
Duration : 07 hours
Available languages (Tour guide): English, French, German, Spanish
Pick-up service: Your hotel Or Cruise ship in Aswan
Easy Cancellation: Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
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What You'll See
- See the controversial High Dam of Aswan which provides electricity across Egypt
- Stroll through the idyllic island of Philae; a UNESCO World Heritage site
- Learn the history behind the Unfinished Obelisk
Discover Aswan's most popular sites on a private full-day tour. Visit Aswan Dam, which provides electricity and irrigation for the whole of Egypt. Stroll around the idyllic Philae Temple Island, and visit the Unfinished Obelisk at its original site.
Explore Aswan and its most impressive sites on a private tour of Philae Temple, the Unfinished Obelisk, and the High Dam of Aswan.
Get picked up from your hotel or cruise ship, then head to the High Dam of Aswan in an air-conditioned minivan.
This immense dam was built in the 1960s, and provides irrigation and electricity for the whole of Egypt. Look out over Lake Nasser, the world's largest lake which was created by the High Dam of Aswan. From your viewing point, you can also see the ancient Egyptian Temple of Kalabsha.
Continue your tour with a stop at the Unfinished Obelisk. Believed to be the largest obelisk in the world, the Unfinished Obelisk still lies at its place of carving due to a crack that was discovered when it was being hewn from the rock.
A short motorboat ride across the Nile will bring you to Philae Island; a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the peaceful island setting, uncover the history of Philae Temple, and learn about how the temple was moved from its original site.
- Hotel/Cruise pick-up and drop-off
- All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
- Entrance fees to the mentioned historical sites
- Egyptologist guide
- Any extras not mentioned in the program
- Drinks / Lunch
- Personal expenses
- Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point Your hotel Or Cruise ship in Aswan
Things to bring:
- Passport valid for 6 months
- Comfortable shoes
- Sun block
Tour Schedule :
- Tour available: Daily
- Hotel pick-up: 08:00
- Hotel return: 15:00