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Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple in Aswan
"At 18:00 Pm Pickup from your hotel or Nile Cruise in Aswan to Spend the evening while enjoying the Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple that takes you on a narrated journey to discover the legends of Goddess Isis & God Osiris.There is a marvels story for this temple since early century the site of Philae was flooded for six months each year.An incredible restoration program was undertaken in the 1960s and the Temple was moved stone by stone to the current location. Enjoy the spectacular lights of the multimedia presentations which vividly reveals the form and majesty of this ancient site and walk through the magnificent temple as its history is narrat"""Sound and light show in Aswan at Philae Temple. This is a private tour that includes all pickup and drop off transfers
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Aswan Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple
"After the sunset your representative will pick you up from your Nile Cruise / hotel in Aswan for a fantastic 1 hour show at Philae temple. The visit begins with a romantic motor boat ride to reach Philae Temple Island upon arrival have your camera ready for the spectacular sound and light show. Walk through the temples of Philae while listening to a detailed story of the legend of goddess Isis and god Osiris. Watch in awe as a rainbow of lights and laser projections illuminates th bringing it to stunning life.Walk through the temple of Philae atmospherically lit courts halls and colonnades as the commentary summons up the ghosts of pharaohs past and recounts the temple’s history through the ages. Discover the symbolic meanings behind the wall reliefs and admire the lights of the floodlit edifice reflected in the lappin
From $40.00
 
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
From $99.00

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Early memories of Khartoum

I have lived in Khartoum now for 40 years and have seen many changes, particularly in the last decade. I used to drive all over the 3 towns , and for some years drove from the southern outskirts...
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uglyscot
Dec 31, 2012

cafe and rest in KRT

it is very safe plac .. but expensive country .. i am a sudanese amarican single mother working AS HR and Admin Manager if you feel you need more assistant or information please let me know :)...
Dasha77
May 18, 2010

Internet Spots

I discovered nice Internet facilities at the Regency hotel (former Meridien), Central Kahrtoum (corner of El Qasr street and Said Abdul Rahman Street).They have 6 computers in the nicely...
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Hut2009
Aug 06, 2009

General Tip for Sudan visitor

Morgran place where Bule nile meet white nile. A nice place full of restuarts and night clubs. Good to meet peopl or to have peace of mind. for video, pitures and info vist http://www.artunet.com Met...
artudan
Jul 27, 2008

The rainy season

Although Sudan is a very hot country, there are a few months of the year when rain is possible. The rain showers can be very heavy causing chaos to transport or even damage to property. Some [bad]...
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yurxlnc
Oct 05, 2007

Burri, Khartoum

I like the way that in recent years care is being taken to make the city green. Under the British administration the Nile avenue was lined with Mahogany trees. But throughout the late 20th century...
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yurxlnc
Oct 05, 2007
 
 
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No credit cards, cash only

When in Sudan, you can leave home without your American Express & other credit cards because you can't use them here (except for some travel agents & major hotels but it's a tedious process...
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BorneoGrrl
Aug 28, 2007

Money in Sudan

The national currency in Sudan is the Sudanese Dinar (SD). It comes in denominations of 5000, 2000, 1000, 500, 200 & 100. The previous denomination was the Sudanese Pound and you'll still find...
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BorneoGrrl
Aug 18, 2007

The National museum

Since my mid-teens I have been interested in Ancient Egyptian history, so when I went to live in Sudan, the National Museum was the first place to go. It enabled me to see some of the temples that had...
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uglyscot
Apr 12, 2007

Language

In Sudan, Arabic is the official language, with over 500 tribal dialects and English is now the second official language. However, if you can, learn a few Arabic words because it will help you...
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BorneoGrrl
Jun 25, 2006

Internet access

Khartoum has a growing number of internet cafes. A couple of almost high-tech places have opened inside the Baraka Building (look for the tall building with an LG advert on the roof...you can't miss...
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maykal
Sep 16, 2004

Layout of the city

Maps of Khartoum are pretty hard to come by. There's a good aerial map on a wall in the Acropole Hotel that will give you a good idea of the city's layout. This one also gives you a general idea. It...
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mafi_moya
Aug 16, 2004

The British Council

When I was living in Khartoum this place was a bit of a God-send. Air conditioned (ice cold!), a reliable Internet connection, BBC World television, UK newspapers (albeit a few weeks late), and a good...
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mafi_moya
Mar 05, 2004

best country in the world

khartoum is a very nice city. i liked it very much. its a very modern city with all the things u need. the only thing that disapoints me about khartoum is that most of the streets where people live ar...
Osman_88
Jun 15, 2003

Top Hotels in Khartoum

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"Khartoum"
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"Where Africa and Arabia meet at the Nile"
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"Khartoum..."
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"Where The Two Niles Meet"
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