Aswan day trip from Luxor

 

Enjoy a day tour in Aswan from Luxor, where you will visit three of the most famous site their, Walk on the High Dam which separates Lake Nasser from the Nile, be astounded at the size of the Unfinished Obelisk, and enjoy the beauty of Philae Temple's island location. 

Tour Details:

 

Trip Duration: Approx 12 hours.
Trip type:  Private tour.
Trip runs:  Daily tour.
Starting from: Your hotel.
Return to: Your hotel.
Pick-up time: 6.00 to 7.00 am.

 

 

Start from
$90
  

Tour Itinerary: 

 

Lifeegypttours.com tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor to start your tour to Aswan to visit the High Dam of Aswan, an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. Containing more material than used in the Great Pyramid of Cheops, the Dam is 11,811 ft long, 3215 ft thick at the base, 364 ft tall and is carved into from the existing granite, providing irrigation and electricity for the whole of Egypt. Continue to the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries of Aswan where much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from. The Unfinished Obelisk still lies where it was carved when a crack was discovered as it was being hewn from the rock. Lunch at local restaurant, Proceed your trip to visit the majestic Philae Temple which was carefully moved to its current location (around 500 meters from the original site) when the construction of the High Dam caused surrounding Nile waters to rise, Philae Temple was built on the honor of goddess Isis the chief deity of the island. At the end of your tour in Aswan you will be escorted back to Luxor to your hotel.

 

About the price

Price Included:

  • Pick up services from your hotel & return. 
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle. 
  • Private English Egyptologist guide. 
  • Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour. 
  • Lunch during your day trip at local restaurant. 
  • Entrance fees for all Sightseeing mentioned.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Excludes:

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary. 
  • Optional services.
  • Gratuities (Tipping).

More Information:

  • Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person.
  • Booking this tour should be made at least 24 hours prior to start date. 
  • Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking.