5 Days Trip to Aswan

Discover Aswan Tour, visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and the High Dam around Aswan.  and Kalabsha Temple and Nubian Museum

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Day 01: Arrival to Aswan

 

Welcome to Aswan, Egypt (Around The Clock) Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from Aswan International Airport by the exit door, holding a sign "Ancient Egypt Tours with your name written on it ".will meet & assist you at Aswan International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour.
Overnight in Aswan.
Welcome Drink



Day 02: Aswan Tour
 

Breakfast at your hotel in Luxor and then met your personal guide who will accompany you to visit to the High Dam, An engineering miracle was constructed between 1960 and 1970. It aimed to increase economic production by further regulating the annual river flooding and providing storage of water for agriculture, and later, to generate hydroelectricity. The dam has had a significant impact on the economy and culture of Egypt

then move to the Unfinished Obelisk, This obelisk is believed to belong to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. The unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan, Egypt. It is unknown which pharaoh created this structure. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons. Back to hotel.

Overnight In Aswan
Meal: Lunch

Optional Evening Activities:

 You can book an evening trip to the fabulous sound and light show at the Philae Temple.



Day 03 : Kalabsha Temple and Nubian Museum

 

Breakfast at your hotel and check out, and then you will meet your tour guide to start your day tour

isit the Temple of Kalabsha, the largest freestanding temple in the region, and Nubian Museum, considered one of the most important museums featuring recovered relics from tombs and temples.Venture into the history of Egypt's Nubia region and learn of the impact of the Aswan High Dam on the area. First, indulge in the views of the Nile as you take a motorboat to the ancient Temple of Kalabsha, set on the banks of Lake Nasser.The temple itself was built by the Roman emperor Octavius Augustus in 30 BC as a tribute to Mandulis (Merul), a Lower Nubian sun god. Explore the largest freestanding temple in Egyptian Nubia and admire a fine carving of Horus emerging from reeds on its inner curtain wall.Follow your guide, who shows you its most remarkable carvings and features, and see why the temple is considered one of the most complete in the region.

Then, visit the International Museum of Nubia, a result of UNESCO's initiative to preserve artifacts from the area's history.The museum was built in order to provide an exhibition space for materials recovered from tombs, temples, and settlements, as Egyptologists and archaeologists feared that rising waters from the High Dam would submerge the remnants of Egyptian Nubia. The Nubia Museum opened in 1997, and is a winner of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
overnight in Aswan


 

Day 04 : Nubian Villages

 

Breakfast at your hotel and check out, and then you will meet your tour guide to start your day tour

Visit a Nubian community on Sohail Island on a 3-hour, Private tour from Aswan that includes round-trip transfer from your hotel or cruise ship, a boat ride, and tea in a traditional Nubian house. Travel past Elephantine Island on a felucca sail boat or in a modern motor boat, learn about local culture and history, and enjoy free time to explore Sohail Island on your own. This tour a personalized experience.

Begin with pickup at your centrally-located hotel or cruise ship: the exact time of departure depends on your location, and will be confirmed by our tour guide or representative.

Transfer to a jetty on the Nile River, where you'll board a boat for Sohail Island. Depending on river conditions and the weather, you'll travel in a traditional felucca sail boat, or in a modern motorboat. Take in views of the Nile riverbanks on the way to Sohail Island, passing Elephantine Island along the way. Disembark on Sohail Island, and visit a traditional Nubian house to learn about the history and culture of the Nubian people over a glass of welcome tea.


Finally you will be escorted by your guide back to Aswan airport

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

NB: Departure time should be in the afternoon




Day 05: Aswan- Departure

 

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

Meals: Breakfast



 

Included

  • Accommodation in Aswan for 4 night 5 stars hotel including bed and breakfast
  • flight From Aswan To Cairo - Cairo to Aswan
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • Pick up services from your hotel / air port & return.
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • All sightseeing tours are strictly private tours
  • Private English Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • Lunch meal at local restaurant in Aswan.
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour.
  • Shopping tours in Aswan.
  • All taxes & service charge.

Excluded
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities
  • Tipping