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Aswan, Egypt
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8 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 2 more

Overview

See the highlights of picturesque Aswan on a comprehensive tour with an expert Egyptologist guide. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle, start with views of the Aswan High Dam, the massive 1960s structure built to counter the annual flooding of the Nile. Admire the dam and then see the Unfinished Obelisk, a gigantic, half-carved obelisk abandoned in its quarry by ancient quarrymen. Later, ride a boat to Philae Temple, renowned for its beautiful island location. Tour the magnificent courts, terraces and chambers dedicated to the goddess Isis before returning to Aswan proper.
  • Highlights of Aswan tour, led by a qualified Egyptologist guide
  • See the Aswan High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple
  • View the mammoth High Dam and learn how and why this engineering marvel was built in the 1960s
  • Visit a quarry to see the Unfinished Obelisk, an ancient obelisk left in situ during ancient times
  • Explore the Philae Temple, an ancient pilgrimage center to the goddess Isis
  • Tour the beautiful, island-set temple with its courts, chambers and kiosk
  • Aswan hotel, cruise ship or Aswan Airport pickup and drop-off included
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(888) 680-5731
(888) 680-5731
Product code: 22031P5

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