Temple of Kalabsha Tours

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Built as a tribute to the Lower Nubian sun god, Mandulis, Temple of Kalabsha is one of Egypt’s numerous ancient and historic structures and a prime destination for travelers looking to step back into the country’s incredible past. Built during the rule of Augustus around 30 BC, Kalabsh is known for its ornate stone carvings and ancient records inscribed on the temple walls. The temple was moved to its current location at New Kalabsha in 1970 and is in close proximity to the Kiosk of Qertassi and Beit al-Wali.

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The temple is located approximately 50 kilometers south of Aswan at the Gate of Kalabsha.
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Address: Aswan, Egypt
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Private Tour: Kalabsha Temple on Lake Nasser

Explore the beautiful but often-overlooked Kalabsha Temple on the shores of Lake Nasser on this 3-hour private tour from Aswan, with an Egyptologist guide. Travel by air-conditioned minivan to this stunning water’s edge temple, originally built in 30 BC, and dismantled and relocated here in the 1960s after the building of the Aswan High Dam. View the pylon, court, hall and sanctuary and ogle the richly carved Egyptian and Roman-themed reliefs as your knowledgeable guide unlocks their fascinating secrets and symbolism. Ideal for ancient history buffs!
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Aswan Kalabsha Temple and Nubian Museum Private Tour

Explore two of Aswan’s less-visited highlights, the Kalabsha Temple and Nubian Museum, on this private tour. Drive to the Kalabsha Temple, built during the late Ptolemaic and Roman period, and see its pylon, courts, and reliefs showing Roman and Egyptian gods. Next, continuing to Aswan’s Nubian Museum, a showcase of art and antiquities charting the ancient Nubians of the southern Nile. Includes private air-conditioned transport, entrance fees, and Aswan hotel or port pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hrs
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  • Duration: 5 to 6 hrs
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Private Tour: Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk

This private tour of the Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam and unfinished Obelisk showcases three of Aswan’s most popular sites. Travelers will get an up close look at the dam that divides the Nile from Lake Nasser, marvel at the sheer size of the unfinished Obelisk and revel in the natural beauty of Philae Temple’s island home.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Nile and Lake Nasser 13-Day Cruise: Cario, Luxor, and Aswan

Explore Egypt’s well-known areas and hidden gems, too, on this 13-day cruise along the Nile and Lake Nasser, including 12 nights of accommodations. Stop by cities, such as Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor, and see highlights, such as Valley of the Kings, the Pyramids of Giza, the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Temple of Kom Ombo, the Temple of Edfu, and Luxor Temple. Onbaord your cruise, be entertained by a belly-dancing show and Nubian folk show.
  • Duration: 13 days
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  • Duration: 13 days
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Kalabsha Temple and Nubian Museum Day Tour from Aswan

Explore two lesser-known Aswan sights on a tour of the Kalabsha Temple and Nubian Museum, with an Egyptologist guide. Learn about ancient Egypt’s gods at Kalabsha, an ancient temple overlooking Lake Nasser. Admire the beautiful temple and hear how it was rebuilt here in the 1960s to save it from Lake Nasser, formed by the building of Aswan’s High Dam. Afterward, visit Aswan’s Nubian Museum, a showcase of ancient Nubian artifacts. See 6,000-year-old pottery, armor and more, and learn how many exhibits were salvaged before being submerged by Nasser's waters.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Best Aswan Day Trip- Visit Kalabsha Temple & the Nubian Museum with Guide

Explore Aswan in Private Exclusive Tour to the treasures of Nubia Aswan Nubian monuments day trip discover Kalabash temple and the Nubian museum in private day tour from Aswan with private Egyptologist and lunch included.Spend your day exploring two of the most important sites in Nubia. You visit 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. • Private Egyptologist guide. • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites. • Water, Snacks included. • Lunch at Nubian restaurant  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle. • Pick up services from your hotel & return.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Private Tour: High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk

Visit an unfinished obelisk and Aswan’s High Dam on a 2-hour private tour, and discover two extraordinary feats of Egyptian engineering separated by 3.5 millennia of history. Take in sweeping views from the top of the modern, 364-foot (111-meter) dam that controls the Nile River’s yearly floods and sends water and power to every corner of Egypt. Gaze into the excavations around an obelisk that would have towered above any known ancient obelisk, then learn how it was carved from solid — but fatally flawed — bedrock.  
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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