Start your day with a delectable breakfast on the Nile Cruise in Aswan, followed by an exciting itinerary of Aswan day tours, Your first stop will be the renowned High Dam, a significant achievement in Egypt's modern history. Located south of Aswan on the way to the airport, the dam played a crucial role in controlling the Nile River's flow and harnessing its power.
Next, your private tour guide will accompany you to explore the area known as the Granite Quarries. Here, you'll witness the colossal Unfinished Obelisk, believed to have been commissioned by the famous Queen Hatshepsut during the New Kingdom era. The obelisk's enormous size showcases the ambitious architectural endeavors of ancient Egypt.
Afterward, you'll embark on a traditional motorboat to continue your Aswan excursions and visit the Temple of Philae. This temple, originally built during the Ptolemaic era, underwent a remarkable relocation to the island of Agilica in the 1960s. This salvage campaign aimed to protect the temple from the rising waters of the Nile River. The Temple of Philae was dedicated to the goddess of Magic, Isis, who was also the mother of the falcon God Horus.
During your visit to the temple, you'll have the opportunity to marvel at its impressive architecture and learn about its historical significance. Afterward, you'll enjoy a delicious lunch on board the cruise ship, followed by a relaxing afternoon tea.
In the evening, as you savor a delightful dinner, you'll be treated to a captivating Nubian Folkloric Show. This vibrant performance showcases the rich cultural heritage of the local Nubian community in Aswan. Talented Nubian artists will entertain you with traditional music, dance, and captivating performances, providing a memorable and immersive cultural experience.
Conclude your day by spending a comfortable night aboard your luxurious Egypt Nile River Cruise in Aswan, surrounded by the serene beauty of the Nile.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.