Your exploration continues in Aswan, where you will visit the renowned High Dam. The construction of the Aswan High Dam began in 1960 and was completed in 1970. It was built across the Nile River to control the annual flooding, provide irrigation water for agriculture, and generate electricity.
Next, you will explore the Unfinished Obelisk. This ancient monument provides insight into the fascinating methods employed by ancient Egyptians in quarrying and transporting granite for their grand constructions, including the pyramids, temples, pillars, and obelisks.
Your journey then takes you to the magnificent Philae Temple. This breathtaking temple dedicated to the goddess Isis was relocated to Agilkia Island after the construction of the High Dam.
After a day of exploration, you will spend the night on a Nile cruise ship in Aswan. The following day, you will have the opportunity to visit the Botanical Garden, a serene and beautiful oasis along the Nile.
Immerse yourself in the wonders of Aswan as you discover its historical treasures and natural beauty during your Nile cruise adventure.