Excursions in Aswan
You will enjoy visiting the gigantic High Dam, Unfinished Obelisque and splendid Philae Temple of Isis. Philae temple is one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt; it has been dedicated for the Goddess Isis. It takes around 15 minutes to reach the dock of Philae Island then to go on board of a motor boat for 10 minutes to reach the entrance of the temple. One of our guides will join the clients. The High Dam is located at the south of Aswan about 30 km from Aswan Airport. The site takes about 20 minutes explanation guided by Egyptologist. Join us on this adventure!
You will enjoy visiting the splendid Elephantine Island that facing Aswan downtown. This island contains three temples (Khonoum, Satet and Anoket) also you will see the Nile meter, as well as a small museum that contains some Nubian pieces. The tour lasts around one hour and half plus 20 minutes sailing in the motor boat. One of our guides will join the clients, and for safety, clients have to wear life jackets which will be available during the trip.
You will enjoy visiting the splendid "Philae Temple" of Isis the mother goddess and its islands, Philae temple is one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt, it has been dedicated for the Goddess Isis. So it called Philae Temple or Isis Temple, it takes around 15 minutes to reach the dock of Philae island then to go on board of a motor boat for 10 minutes to reach the entrance of the temple above the Ajelika island behind the old dam of Aswan, one of our guide will join the clients, and for safety, clients have to check with their guide that life jackets are available during the trip for each single client.
Kalabsha Temple is located at Nasser Lake, very closed to the high dam. It takes around 30 minutes driving from Aswan city, then to go on board of a motor boat from the dock for 15 minutes to reach the temple, as it is located above an island. The site needs about 01 hour for explanation. Kalabsha Island contains (Kalabsha temple, Beit el Wali, Maharaka, Kertasa). One of our guides will join the clients, and for safety clients have to wear life jackets are available during the trip.
Join us on this visit to the Temple of Kom Ombo. This is a very unusual double temple that was first built during the time of the Ptolemaic Dynasty. The temple still stands today and is found in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo near Aswan.
The temple at Kom Ombo is about 48 km north of Aswan and was built during the Graeco-Roman period. The temple is unique because it is a double temple dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god and Horus the falcon-headed god. The layout combines the two temples, each side having its own gateways and chapels. The Edfu Temple was built between 237 and 57 bc. in the reign of Cleopatra VII. From all the temples in Egypt, the Temple of Horus at Edfu is the most completely preserved.
The Nubia Museum harbors the history of the "Land of Gold" as the word Nubia in the Hieroglyphic, language of ancient Egypt in which pictorial symbols are used to represent meaning and sounds. The International Museum of Nubia is located in Aswan on an area of 50,000 square meters. Three thousand pieces of antiques representing various ages: Geological, Pharaonic, Roman, Coptic and Islamic.
You will enjoy visiting the gigantic High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisque. The High Dam is located at the south of Aswan about 30 km from the airport. The site takes about 20 minutes explanation guided by Egyptologist. ¡Dont miss this unforgettable experience!
Nubian Villages are situated at the bottom of Elephantine Island. You are going to discover the simple and natural life of the very kind and hospitable Nubian people. You reach there by motor boat. There, you will enjoy the fantastic views, know the Nubian houses and discover the daily life.
Spend the evening while enjoying the Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple, which takes you on a narrated journey to discover the legends of Goddess Isis and God Osiris. Enjoy the spectacular lights of the multimedia presentations which vividly reveals the form and majesty of this ancient site and walk through the magnificent temple as its history is narrated.
Visit the ruined monastery of St. Simeon. There is a small church inside, with icons and paintings. The walls are painted with pictures of the apostles and angels, in bright colors and a distinctly Byzantine style.