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Philae temples and the unfinished obelisk day tour in Aswan.


Embark on an excursion through the city of Aswan, where you will be escorted to two significant landmarks. You will visit the important complex of the godess Isis-dedicated sanctuaries on Philae Island, as well as the High Dam, an engineering achievement that regulates the Nile's annual inundation. Each location provides distinctive perspectives on ancient Egyptian history and contemporary infrastructure.  You will then proceed to the granite quarry, where you will observe the incomplete obelisk. The enormous incomplete obelisk provides insight into the quarrying methods that the ancient Egyptians employed. Including this captivating halt on your tour of Aswan will enhance your comprehension of the immense construction endeavors that characterized ancient Egypt. 

Tour Info
  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • Departure time and location: At 08:00 AM, from the lobby of your hotel.
  • Return time and location: Around 2:00 pm, to your hotel.
What to Expect
  • Visiting the ancient Egyptian deity Isis temple in the philae island. 
  • Explore the granite quarry and the unfinished obelisk.
  • Mineral water will be provided for you free in the vehicle. 
More About Philae temples and the unfinished obelisk day tour in Aswan.
  • The tour guide will be waiting in the hotel lobby with a sign with your name on it, and he will contact you via WhatsApp if it is available.
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual Closes is recommended.
  • Comfortable shoes for walking, sunglasses, and a sunhat are important in the summer..


Day General Information

After being greeted by your tour guide in Aswan, you will be transferred to investigate the Philae temples. Following that, you will be treated to a special visit to the granite quarry and the unfinished obelisk before returning to your hotel.
You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in ancient Egyptian culture and history during this full-day excursion in Aswan. Your guide will furnish captivating anecdotes and perspectives regarding every temple, thereby ensuring an indelible and unforgettable experience.

Activity - 1
Meet, pick up, and transfer.

Your tour guide will be waiting in the hotel foyer at the designated time to collect you up and transport you to the initial destination where your journey commences. To avoid any potential delays, kindly ensure that you are prepared and waiting in the lobby no later than 15 minutes prior to the scheduled pickup time. We guarantee that your tour guide will be readily recognisable and prepared to respond to any inquiries or apprehensions you may have. 

Activity - 2
Visiting the temples of Philae.

Visiting the Philae temples, where you will investigate the Isis Temple, is regarded as the most significant excursion in Aswan. Situated on an island in the Nile River, the temples are renowned for their exquisite architecture and well-preserved hieroglyphics. The Philae temples provide an exceptional insight into the history and mythology of ancient Egypt. 

Activity - 3
The Unfinished obelisk.

An excursion to the granite quarry will provide an opportunity to investigate the methods by which ancient Egyptians fashioned distinctive obelisks, pyramids, and tablets from granite blocks. Of particular interest is the Unfinished Obelisk, an antiquated edifice that was subsequently abandoned in progress owing to a fissure in the granite. It provides insight into the methods the ancient Egyptians employed to sculpt monuments and obelisks from solid granite.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Entrance Fees & Tickets to the Listed Attractions 
  • Private & Qualified Tour Guide
  • Transportation to all Locations
  • Pickup and drop-off to and from your hotel.
  • Any Extra Attractions Not Listed
  • Food and beverage
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tipping

Current Season Price Details

Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
# Price
Solo Adult $ 130 /per adult $ 180
Group of (2-3) Adults $ 86 /per adult $ 120
Group of (4-6) Adults $ 72 /per adult $ 100
Group of (7-10) Adults $ 68 /per adult $ 94
Group of (11-more) Adults $ 66 /per adult $ 92
Child [age:6-11] $ 40 /per child $ 55
Infant [age:0-5] $ 0 /per infant $ 0

35 % of the total booking amount

Extra Fees

Lunch (Optional to be selected)


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