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Aswan Daily Tour Options

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): Egypt  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 15 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 90 US Dollar (USD)

Abu Simbel:

Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Nubia, southern Egypt on the western bank of Lake Nasser about 230 km southwest of Aswan (about 300 km by road). The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments, which run from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae (near Aswan).

The twin temples were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari, to commemorate his alleged victory at the Battle of Kadesh, and to intimidate his Nubian neighbors. However, the complex was relocated in its entirety in the 1960s, on an artificial hill made from a domed structure, high above the Aswan High Dam reservoir.

The relocation of the temples was necessary to avoid their being submerged during the creation of Lake Nasser, the massive artificial water reservoir formed after the building of the Aswan High Dam on the Nile. Tour including private A/C bus, English-speaking guide and entrance fees.

Sound and light show at Philae temple:

On a small island in the Nile near Aswan stands the amazing Temple of Isis at Philae. This monument is possibly best known for the international effort which moved it in it's entirety to the island when it's original location was threatened by the change in water level caused by the High Dam. an impressive 'Sound and Light' show As darkness descends the Pylons and buildings on the island are picked out by spotlights of various colors producing a breathtaking effect. Tour including private A/C bus, ferry boat and entrance fees.

Nubian Village:

Nubia is a region along the Nile, in northern Sudan and southern Egypt.There were a number of small Nubian kingdoms throughout the Middle Ages. the people of Nubia spoke at least two varieties of the Nubian language group, a subfamily which includes Nobiin (the descendant of Old Nubian), Kenuzi-Dongola, Midob and several related varieties in the northern part of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan. A variety (Birgid) was spoken (at least until 1970) north of Nyala in Darfur but is now extinct. Tour including Nubian guide, motor boat, camel ride and entrance fees.

Half day tour (Philae temple and high dam):

Philae temple The Temple which dedicated to the goddess Isis, the wife of Osiris and mother of Horus, High dam the biggest dam in all of the world and The unfinished obelisk which is the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan. Tour including pick up from your hotel by air condition vehicle with Egyptologist guide, ferry boat to the island and entrance fees.

Felucca Ride:

Felucca Ride in Aswan. Take your felucca around botanical garden and elephantine island, enjoy the sun set for two hours in sailing boat. Tour including felucca and Egyptologist guide.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices:
- Abu Simbel: 90 USD
- Sound and light show at Philae temple: 35 USD
- Nubian village: 35 USD
- Half day tour (Philae temple and high dam): 40 USD
- Felucca Ride: 15 USD.

About This Supplier
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Location: Egypt
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2011
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If you would like to experience Egypt in your own way M21109 can design a fully tailored itinerary to meet your personal requirements. You decide the duration, the standard of accommodation and a brief description of the sort of itinerary you’d like to achieve. Whatever your imagination can conjure; we can arrange it...

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