Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam

  • 10 Hours
  • Max Guests : 14
  • Runs Every day

Aswan Day Tour: Explore Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, and High Dam

Discover the wonders of Aswan with our day tour. Visit the iconic Philae Temple, marvel at the historic Unfinished Obelisk, and experience the engineering feat of the High Dam. Immerse yourself in ancient history and breathtaking landscapes with our expert guides. Book your memorable Aswan day tour today.

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Price Includes

  • Pick up service from your hotel and return
  • Escorted by Local Guide at Abu Simbel Temple
  • Entry Fees
  • Free Bottles of Water
  • All Transfers by Private A/C Vehicle

Price Excludes

  • Personal Items
  • Tipping

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to your preferred meeting point, or request pickup.

End Point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

We will be meeting the guest at any location in Aswan City, our driver and the tour guide will come to your place and pick you up.

Tour Highlights

  • Visit Abu Simbel From Aswan
  • Visit Nefertari Temple
  • Visit Ramses Temple in Abu Simbel  
  • Private Guided Tour at Abu Simbel Temple 

What To Expect

Day 1 Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam

Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple

Experience the magnificent High Dam, a monumental engineering feat constructed in the 1960s. Gain insights into the fascinating history and purpose behind this remarkable structure. Enhance your knowledge by visiting a quarry to witness the Unfinished Obelisk, an ancient artifact left untouched during ancient times. Immerse yourself in the captivating exploration of Philae Temple, allowing for a deeper understanding of its cultural and historical significance.

Experience the enchanting allure of an age-old pilgrimage destination dedicated to the revered goddess, Isis. Embark on a captivating journey through the breathtaking island-based temple, with its intricate courts, chambers, and charming kiosks. Our comprehensive package includes convenient Aswan hotel accommodations, hassle-free cruise ship arrangements, or reliable pickup and drop-off services from Aswan Airport.

Aswan High Dam

At 8:00 am, a tour guide will personally collect you from your hotel, Nile cruise, or even the airport in Aswan. This marks the beginning of a captivating day tour in the remarkable city of Aswan. The first stop on your itinerary is a visit to the High Dam, an awe-inspiring engineering feat constructed in 1960 to safeguard Egypt against the annual Nile floods.

1 hour  

 Unfinished Obelisk

Afterwards, you may wish to visit the Unfinished Obelisk, which provides a glimpse into the ancient Egyptian techniques employed in the process of obelisk cutting. It is highly likely that this particular obelisk belonged to Queen Hatshepsut, a notable ruler of the 18th Dynasty and the royal spouse of King Tuthmosis II. Additionally, Queen Hatshepsut was known for her ownership of a temple on the eastern bank of Luxor. There is also an alternate perspective attributing this obelisk to Queen Nefertiti.

1 hour

Temple of Philae

Please proceed with your visit to the awe-inspiring Philae Temple, an impressive structure built as a tribute to the revered Goddess Isis, who is recognized as the primary deity of the island. Afterward, you will be transported back to your hotel.

Tour Map

Things To Carry

  • Cotton clothes in Summer
  • Camera
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses
  • Passport and tickets
  • A hat
  • Travel adaptor
  • Water bottle
  • Comfortable Shoes

FAQs about Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam:

How long does the Aswan Day Tour typically last?

The duration of the tour may vary, but it usually lasts around 6-8 hours, depending on the pace and time spent at each attraction.

What is included in the tour package?

The tour package generally includes private transportation, an English-speaking guide, entrance fees to the attractions (Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, and High Dam), and meals as specified in the itinerary. Please check with the tour operator for specific inclusions.

Can I customize the itinerary?

Most tour operators offer some flexibility in customizing the itinerary. You can discuss your preferences with the tour operator, and they will do their best to accommodate your requests, within reason.

Are there any additional costs?

Aside from the tour package, you may need to consider additional costs such as meals, optional activities, and any personal expenses.

Are there any dress code requirements?

When visiting the temples, it is recommended to dress modestly. Both men and women should cover their shoulders and knees. Sunscreen and a hat are also recommended due to the high temperatures in the area.

Is photography allowed inside the temples?

Yes, photography is generally allowed inside the temples. However, the use of flash may be restricted in some areas.

How do I book Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam?

To book Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam, please contact us with your preferred date, group size, and any additional requests or customization. We will provide you with a quote and further information on how to confirm your booking.

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