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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

More Warnings and Dangers in Khartoum

Mosquitos

Especially after the rainy season , mosquitos come out in swarms. The government announces there is no risk of malaria after the houses have been sprayed and small planes spray overhead. Frequently...
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uglyscot
Jul 22, 2014

Check your passport before flying to Sudan

If your passport stamp shows youve been from Israel, you may be denied entry in Khartoum. Thats the policy in Sudan. Also, on top of your visa, you are required by law to register within 10 days from...
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ann_enc
Jun 07, 2012

Get a Permit

Travellers to Sudan need to get a camera permit. These are available from the Ministry of Information.It is not allowed to take photographs of bridges or military installations. If there is any...
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yurxlnc
Aug 09, 2009

Railway crossings

Although the railway has virtually stopped running through Khartoum, there are still remains of when it did.The railway used to go from Khartoum to Khartoum North northwards to Wadi Halfa. There were...
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uglyscot
Oct 03, 2008

Mind the puddles and mud

It doesn't rain very often in Khartoum, and then between May-October. So far in 2008 I think we've had 3 slight showers, though the last one , on 31 August was preceded by a horrendous thunderclap and...
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uglyscot
Sep 03, 2008

Be careful in the Arab Suq area

I had tarveled last July 2007.When you take pictures, you'd better to watch your holdings.Whilie taking pothos Sudanese ask you to take picture of them.But it is possible for picpokets to take...
luvbig
Aug 08, 2007
 
 
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keep your Windows closed

Perhaps this warning is rather out of date, but at one time a hotel in the Arab Suq area used to issue the following notice to its customers about keeping the windows closed as rats and cockroaches,...
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awladhassan
May 27, 2007

Laptops coming into Khartoum Airport

This rule just came out in Aug 2006, that laptops or notebooks coming through Khartoum Airport can be retained and scanned for "unfavourable material" by customs. If you're already in Sudan and want...
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BorneoGrrl
Feb 27, 2007

milk

If visiting private houses, or drinking at cafes be warned that many people use milk purchased from a milkman who delivers. The milk is carried in churns and sold by weight.It is usually boiled before...
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uglyscot
Jan 10, 2007

Take enough hard currencies

Sudan doesn't accept any form of credit cards (except for Hilton where a notice says they accept Diners Club, though I havnt tried yet). or travellers cheques. This is mainly due to US sactions...
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dileepa
Oct 21, 2006

Police/ Military

Dont´ *** with police and/ or military. If they caught you be patient. If you know how to behave, they will let you go without doing you no harm at all. But if you don´t behave yourself in a VERY...
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sarysudan
Oct 14, 2006

Potholes

Due to lack of funds in the hands of Khartoum City corporation, there are potholes in the pavements, Manholes without lids and no traffic signals. So if u start walking on the streets of Khartoum, be...
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johnbradshawlayfield
Aug 27, 2006

Sandstorm!!

Sandstorms are not cool, they disrupt flights, get sand in your eyes, mouth, basically everywhere. A sandstorm would cover everything in this fine red-brown dust which makes the scenery look like an...
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BorneoGrrl
Apr 24, 2006

Aircraft noise

Khartoum airport lies between the residential areas of Amarat, Riyad and Erkowit, so aircraft noise is a problem to those in these areas. Our house is slightly south of the airport, about 5 minutes...
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uglyscot
Mar 21, 2006

Top Hotels in Khartoum

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Africa Road, P.O. Box 12290, Khartoum, Sudan
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Po Box 316, Nile Avenue, Khartoum, Sudan
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Abdel Monim Street, South of Gandoul Circus, Khartoum, 79800, Sudan
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Top 5 Khartoum Writers

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"Khartoum"
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"Where the Two Rivers Merge into the Nile"
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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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