Felucca Trip & Elephantine Island Overview: Board your felucca, a traditional Egyptian boat, for an enjoyable hour on the river visiting Elephantine Island with its wonderful gardens. It is the largest island in the area and is one of the most ancient sites with artifacts dating to pre-dynastic periods.
Full Day Abu Simbel Overview: Drive to Abu Simbel to visit the Temple of Ramses II and Temple of Queen Nefertari which are the most magnificent monuments in Egypt. Their removal and reconstruction was an historic event, when the temples (280km from Aswan) were threatened by submersion in Lake Nasser. The Temple of Ramses II is primarily dedicated to Re-Harakhte and Nefertari's is dedicated to Hathor.
High Dam, Obelisk & Philae Temple Overview: Drive to the Obelisk, which if completed, would have been the tallest standing at about 42 m. Drive across the Old Aswan dam, for a photo stop at the High Dam. Visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to Goddess Isis, on the island of Philae which was fully submerged after the creation of the Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser. UNESCO took the initiative to preserve the magnificent temple. In the late 70s, it was dismantled and relocated to Agilkia Island, which was renamed Philea Island.
Nile Felucca Overview: Take a felucca ride on the River Nile for an amazing view of Aswan. Feluccas are the traditional sailboats which have sailed on the river since the time of the Pharaohs. This relaxing ride will guarantee wonderful views of this city full of life, mystery and history.