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Elephantine Island tour on Aswan
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Elephantine Island tour on Aswan

By Sunrise Tours
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Ages 6-120
Duration: 5h
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Live guide: English
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  • Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour
  • Private qualified English-speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Transport to the whole sights which mentioned
  • air-conditioned transportations
  • Pick up from your point and return back
  • motor boat ride
What's not included
  • Sightseeing entrance fees are to be paid on spot by credit card
  • other Languages Egyptologist guide are available up to request
  • Pick-up outside Aswan City (10 USD per person)
  • Tipping, beverages, extra activities, and Personal spending
  • Entry/Admission - Elephantine Island


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    Pickup details
    • We do pick up all travelers outside Aswan City at an extra cost per person
    Additional pickup options
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included pickup points.
    • Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
    End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 107158P51

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • We do pickup all travelers in Aswan city with an extra cost of $10 per person.
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

      • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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        According to ancient Egyptian religion, Elephantine was the dwelling place of Khnum, the ram-headed god of the cataracts, who guarded and controlled the waters of the Nile from caves beneath the island. He was worshipped here as part of a late triad of Egyptian deities. This "Elephantine Triad" included Satis and Anuket. Satis was worshipped from very early times as a war goddess and protector of this strategic region of Egypt. When seen as a fertility goddess, she personified the bountiful annual flooding of the Nile, which was identified as her daughter, Anuket. The cult of Satis originated in the ancient city of Aswan. Later, when the triad was formed, Khnum became identified as her consort and, thereby, was thought of as the father of Anuket. His role in myths changed later and another deity was assigned his duties with the river. At that time his role as a potter enabled him to be assigned a duty in the creation of human bodies.
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      Dubai, United Arab Emirates
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Everything is possible in order to enjoy the most beautiful island in the Nile, very kind nubian people and have hospitality by nature
      Written March 9, 2022
      This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
      Greetings from Sunrise Tours. On behalf of all the team, we thank you so much for sharing your views and experience with us. Your review is highly appreciated and is very important to us and the community. Thank you again! Sunrise Tours Team
      Written April 4, 2022
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      Relax722887
      Rio de Janeiro, RJ
      2.0 of 5 bubbles
      It's too expensive (almost USD 50) for a tour to a place tha has little to offer. If you want to have a good experience go to Philae (Agilika Island) to visit the Temple of Isis.
      Just skip Elephantine Island and save your money and your time.
      Written September 25, 2023
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      Dear Valued Client, Greetings from Sunrise tours Egypt. We thank you so much for sharing your experience with us & the community, so grateful and much appreciated. It was our pleasure to have you among our lovely clients, we look forward to welcoming you again and again with our best wishes to enjoy each moment in your life. sunrise tours team
      Written April 18, 2024
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