Philae Temple Sound and Light Show

Price Starting From : $45

Philae Temple Sound and Light Show

At Philae Temple, one of Egypt's most important temples, embark on a new adventure with the Sound and Light show. 

The -Greco-Roman era-style temple in Aswan was built for the cult of Goddess Isis who was -according to ancient Egyptian religion- one of the most important gods of ancient Egypt, as she was the heroine in the famous myth of Isis and Horus when she tried to save her beloved husband God Osiris from the jealousy of his evil brother Seth. During the show, sounds and lights are used to tell historical stories telling details about the civilization of the Pharaohs, the story of the building of the temple, and the gods who were worshiped there. Sound effects and music are added to enhance the atmosphere and create an immersive and enjoyable experience for visitors. Book your privately guided Aswan Tours and Great Things to do in Aswan now or join a group and save up to 15 % when you book Philae Temple Sound and Light Show.
The Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple beautifully showcases its rich history.
You can enjoy the Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple to learn about the story of this amazing place.

Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple


  • All transfers are serviced from any hotel or Nile cruise in Aswan by Cairo Top Tours and return.
  • Your exclusive transportation during all our Egypt Day Tours is by a nonsmoking A/C vehicle.
  • You will be guided by a well-chosen egyptologist trip to Aswan.
  • All admission fees and tickets to attend Philae Temple Sound and Light Show.
  • Bottle of water aboard the vehicle during the Aswan day tour.
  • Taxes and service charges are included in the prices of the fascinating show in Philae Temple.


the Cairo Top Tours representative will meet you to enjoy one of the most astounding things to do in Aswan as you will enjoy the amazing Philae Temple Sound and Light Show, you will be transferred to the dock to take the motorboat on the River Nile that leads to the island where you are going to watch the Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple, the show will take you on a detailed journey to learn more about the ancient Egyptian history and the legend of Goddess Isis and God Osiris and their son, protector of kingship, God Horus. and the interesting myth of Isis and Osiris related to the temple and the Island of Philae.

The annual inundation of the river Nile threatened the site of Philae Temple and was almost submerged for 6 months each year. A great and critical campaign had taken place during the mid-20th century to try to rescue the temple from being vanished as a reason for the excessive flooding water, the Temple was relocated to the higher ground level Agilika Island where it stands today. Enjoy the magnificent laser presentations which reveal the glory and majesty of the historical site and walk through the magnificent monuments of the island while its history is narrated.

After you watch the show you will take the boat ride back to the harbor and from there you will be transferred back to your hotel or Nile Cruise in Aswan.



1 Person

$85 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$70 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$50 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$45.00 Per Person

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This complex was one of the last remaining places where the ancient Egyptian religion was practiced after the spreading of Christianity in Egypt, officially closed only in 550 AD. Early Christians then reused the main temple on the island as a church and removed a large number of scenes of the gods of ancient Egypt.

Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, has a rich history. It was originally located on Philae Island in the Nile River but was relocated due to the construction of the Aswan High Dam. The temple is known for its stunning architecture, hieroglyphics, and its significance as a center for the worship of Isis. It offers valuable insights into ancient Egyptian religious practices and beliefs.

The best time to visit Aswan on a day tour depends on personal preferences and weather considerations. However, in general, the most comfortable time to explore Aswan and enjoy its attractions is during the cooler months, which run from late October to early April.

Between October and April, the weather in Aswan is relatively mild, with daytime temperatures ranging from pleasantly warm to comfortably hot. This time of year allows for more enjoyable sightseeing without the extreme heat that characterizes Aswan during the summer months.

Keep in mind that Aswan experiences high temperatures during the summer months, especially from May to September, when temperatures often exceed 40°C (104°F) and even reach higher temperatures. This extreme heat can make outdoor activities and getting around less comfortable, especially during the height of summer.


Yes, in Aswan many cultural and artistic activities are held that reflect the local heritage and Nubian culture. Some of these activities are organized regularly and provide an opportunity for visitors to enjoy unique cultural experiences, such as:

    Nubian folk evenings.

    Nubian culture festivals.

    Arts and crafts workshops.

    Visual arts performances.

    Tourism art festivals.

Yes, there are great opportunities to enjoy nature and landscapes in the areas surrounding Aswan. Here are some activities you can do to enjoy the natural beauty:

    Nile cruises:
        Take a boat trip on the Nile River to enjoy stunning natural views along the river.

    Nuba Island (Kitchener):
        Visit the beautiful island of Nubia to enjoy the enchanting nature and Nubian culture.

    Nile Botanical Garden:
        Visit the Aswan Botanical Garden to see a variety of indigo and native plants.

    Visiting Artisans Island (Sohail Island):
        Enjoy a tour to Sohel Island to explore traditional Nubian life and watch artisans at their work.

    Desert and mountain trips:
        Some companies organize trips to the surrounding desert and mountains to enjoy the tranquil nature and magnificent views.

Dress comfortably and conservatively, keeping in mind the hot climate. Light, breathable fabrics are recommended. Don’t forget hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen for protection against the sun.


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