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Aswan Sightseeing Tour from Luxor by Road
"At 06:00am your expert guide will pick you up from your Hotel in Luxor and accompany you in a journey along the Nile River which studded with stunning architecture and varied scenes of great natural beauty. The Nile is squeezed between the rocks and a series of Isl especially when the desert crowding in on both sides of the Nile River.Arrive at Aswan to visit the unfinished obelisk in Aswan northern granite quarry. The obelisk still attached to the rock on the bottom side the project was abandoned because of the crack appeared in the granite single block. If finished it would have measured around 42m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1200 tons. Proceed to visit Aswan high dam an embankment dam built across the Nile at Aswan
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"Private Tour: Philae Temple
Private Tour Aswan Philae Temple Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam"Your guide will pick you up from your hotel Nile cruise or airport in Aswan at 08.00am to enjoy a day tour in the amazing city of Aswan. Start your tour by a visit to the High Dam an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods from the Nile. You will then proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. Most probably this obelisk belongs one of the rulers of the 18th Dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. This queen was the owner of her Temple in the eastern bank of Luxor. Also there is an opinion said that it belongs to Queen Nefertiti. Move on to visit the majestic Philae Tem"""Explore three of Aswan most popular and well known sites. Walk on the High Dam which separates Lake Nasser from the Nile
From $64.00
 
Private Tour: Philae Temple the Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam in Aswan
"Your expert tour guide will pick you up from Aswan airport train station hotel or Nile Cruise and accompany you in a guided tour to visit the unfinished obelisk in Aswan northern granite quarry. It was ordered by Hatshepsut the female pharaoh (1508–1458 BC). It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1200 tons. Proceed to visit the high dam a rock fill dam built across the Nile in Aswan between 1960 and 1970 with the aim to regulate the Nile River flooding
From $55.00

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Don't give Children Money....

It was pretty well communicated that giving money to children was a bad thing when over in Egypt. According to the guides, all children are entitled to education and also food and supplies... and...
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Horse Carriages In Aswan Town Proper

Beware of the horse carriages owners. They are very quick with their hands. After handing them your money, they will make that money 'disappear' in a second (a trick they can do)! And will tell you...
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There Is No Such Thing As A Nubian Pound!

If a Fellucca captain offers you a boat ride on the Nile for Nubian Pounds say NO! Pay for rides with Egyptian Pounds only. Don't pay with Euros or U.S. Dollars either.
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Top Things to Do in Aswan

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Aswan Botanical Garden

Jaw dropping visuals with the gardens and then the view of the start of the Sahara. Very tranquil place, if you don't want to be bothered by vendors, simply avoid walking along their route, but...
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Nubian Dinner & Show

Oh this was such fun. It was a total surprise that we were going here. Carole, our tour leader had taken a poll to see how many of us wanted to go to a traditional Nubian Dinner and Show. Well of...
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Abu Simbel

We got up nice and early to meet up with the convoy heading to Abu Simbel. We found our place in the convoy and waited for the signal to go. There was an army truck inbetween each tourist van. It was...
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The Unfinished Obelisk

Philae island is famous for the legend of Isis and Osiris. The pylons within the temple of Isis contain depictions of the deities involved in this famous ancient Egyptian myth. Goddess Isis is the...
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Temple of Kom Ombo

This is an unusual temple because it is duplicated, mirroring itself on either side of a central axis. This is because it was dedicated to two gods: Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world...
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Edfu Temple

The Edfu Temple is also known as the Temple of Horus (the Falcon headed God) There are falcons that guard the entrance to the Temple The pylons show the God Horus, his wife, the Goddess Hathor, and...
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