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Tour to the Tombs of the Nobles in Aswan

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Wonderful less visited Old Kingdom Tombs, a very nice independent trip

A ferry will take you over to these Old Kingdom tombs for a pittance, or you can spend a little (not very much), cash and hire a shaded motor boat for the day and wander around... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2016
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

A ferry will take you over to these Old Kingdom tombs for a pittance, or you can spend a little (not very much), cash and hire a shaded motor boat for the day and wander around Aswan afloat, stop and have tea and a Shisha and visit the other islands too; what could be nicer?. There's a reason these tombs... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 539 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

This attraction is on the West Bank and is easy to access via the public ferry which drops you off right nearby the ticket office. They may try to overcharge you on the ferry, so be aware that the current tourist price as of April 2015 is 2 EGP one way. When I showed up, the ticket person was nowhere... More 

1 Thank Shawn_Storm
Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Nobles tombs...I did not visit due to limited time but it is a must visit attraction. At night from the other bank of the Nile you can see the beautiful lights come from it.

Thank AmirAbdelGhany
Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

On the western bank of Nile in Aswan is located hill with a Kubbet on the top.You can cross the river with "faluca" for a reasonable price and then pay 50 LE for entrance to tombs on middle of hill.The tombs are still exploring and you can see there also the christians symbols. Reaching top of hill you can see... More 

Thank kasian27
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were on a Nile cruise and decided to hire a sail boat across the Nile to see the tombs on a free afternoon. It was 40 LE per adult for entry to the tombs and my partner and I were the only tourist at the time so were free to explore 4 tombs. Some amazing paintings and hieroglyphs and... More 

1 Thank Mthamilton
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

There were so many tombs to visit that we spent hours there. Mekhu and his son, Sabni I, Sarenput II are the main ones but there are many more in this line of tombs. The views are good too.

1 Thank sennofer
Lancashire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Do some research before you visit these tombs of the nobles on the west bank.You will gain so much more from your visit, Just be aware that its hard going up the sand covered steps to the tombs.

2 Thank Rowz
Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

To coin a phrase and mis-quote a film title - Not sure that 89 is the correct number but it must be close. This was again organised by the Old Cataract Guest Services as part of my trip to St Simeons, but, rather than take the camel trip down from the monastery, we drove back into Aswan and I got... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Ticketted as the Aswan Princes Tombs, the rock cut openings can be seen in the face of the West bank . Take a felucca or motor boat across and trek right to the ticket office. The climb to the tombs is up sandy and worn steps, so wear good footwear and take water and a hat. The tomb carvings and... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Do not miss what you can easily afford. It was so surprising to see such beautiful work only to few steps of Kitchener’s island … During the summer the best way is to visit the site in the morning, around 1 May it was very hot. Be sure to have enough water and be prepared for one little effort to... More 

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