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Tour Philae Temple, High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk

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Stop At: Aswan Dam, Manteqet as Sad Al Aali, Qism Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt

Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan to enjoy a day tour in the amazing city Aswan . Start your tour by a 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

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Aswan Market, Aswan 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

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt

Then move to the beautiful located Temple of Philae on Isis Island and the Granite Quarries, which is dedicated to the goddesses Isis and Hathor. Transfer to your hotel in Aswan.

Duration: 2 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up and drop-off at centrally located Aswan hotels

Pick-up and drop-off at centrally located Aswan international airport


Airports

  • Aswan Airport, Aswan Egypt
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
6h
Inclusions
  • Pick up services from your hotel / air port & return.
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English Egyptologist guide
  • Bottled water on board your vehicle
  • All service charges and taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Aswan Dam
  • Entry/Admission - Aswan Market
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
Exclusions
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping Kitty
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
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