Egypt Day Tour: Aswan Day Tour to High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple – Private Tour

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Private Tour:  Philae Temple – unfinished Obelisk and High Dam  – Day Tour in Aswan

 

Excursion Cairo’s tour guide,  in Aswan,  will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan to start your tour to:

High Dam of Aswan

The High Dam of Aswan which was completed in 1964, 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.

Aswan High Dam
Aswan High Dam

Unfinished Obelisk

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.

Philae Temple

The Unfinished Obelisk still lies where it was carved when a crack was discovered as it was hewn from the rock. 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 you will be escorted back to your hotel.

Aswan unfinished Obelisk
Aswan unfinished Obelisk
Cost :  55 USD / Person 

Include:

Pick up services from your hotel & return.

All transfers by a private air­-conditioned vehicle or private car

Private English Egyptology guide.

Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.

Entrance fees.

All service charges and taxes.

Exclude:

Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.

Gratuities (Tipping).

Aswan Philae Temple
Aswan Philae Temple

Alexandria Full day tour

Alexandria Beach

Excursion Cairo tour guide in Alexandria branch will pick you up from your hotel , start tour to Alexandria the second largest city in Egypt, capital of Egypt for nearly thousand of year Alexandria was founded by Alexander the great which has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern and is famous for its Roman remains. drive along the Cornish to see the whole city passing over bridge of stanly, unknown soldier of Alexandria, the statue of Alexander the Great.

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Your first stop in this historic city is the catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock 1st or 2nd century . Then to Pompey’s Pillar an 26.85 m one granite column built to honor Emperor Diocletian. Then to the citadel of Qaitbay which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria from outside with nice view of the sea . then you will visit the famous Alexandria Library with extra ticket , st Mark church the oldest church in all Africa .

Optional stop to try Sea food

Finally you will drive back to your hotel.

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Price per person 55 USD

Price Include:

Pick up services from your hotel & return.

All transfers by a private air­ conditioned vehicle or private car

Private English Egyptology guide.

Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.

Entrance fees .

All service charges and taxes.

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Exclude:

Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.

Gratuities (Tipping).

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