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Aswan Day Tours

Enjoy and Book Aswan Tours and Excursions, Explore Aswan Sightseeing like Aswan High Dam, Philae Temple, and Unfinished Obelisk, moreover you’ll visit Abu Simbel Temple from Aswan.

From the relaxing Nile side city of Aswan, you have access to many great day tours and activities. Visit Abu Simbel or other notable archeological sites on the banks of Lake Nasser, travel north to Luxor to see Karnak temple, Luxor Temple, Hatshepsut Temple and Valley of the Kings, or take in nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor hile enjoying the beautiful scenery of Nile Valley or Enjoy different activities in Aswan like an afternoon sailing on the Nile or a visit to the Unfinished Obelisk and the Nubian Museum.

Aswan is renowned for it’s friendly and warm Nubian hospitality with it’s Nubian people gaining high respect from Egyptians all over Egypt. Aswan has many sights to offer and leaves the traveller with many memories to treasure including nearby Abu Simbel with it’s huge Temples. Visit Philae Temple, High Dam, unfinished Obelisk, the Nubian Village and Museum, Elephantine Island and Kom Ombo, Edfu Temples. The Nile Cruises are one of the most popular ways of travelling through Aswan between Luxor and also to Lake Nasser.

Aswan is home to the outstanding Nubia Museum and therefore, the splendid archaeological sites of  Philae and Kalabsha, near the Aswan High Dam. Aswan invites you to dream, and relax, with Its charming African atmosphere and its slow and relaxed way of life. With a good sort of excursions and activities, we hope to convey a flavor of the wealth of possibilities Aswan & Abu Simbel gives to travelers.
The mild temperatures of its climate also are one of the most reasons people prefer their holidays in Aswan during winter. Book one of our Aswan day tours, Aswan sightseeing tours, Aswan day trips & Aswan Excursions and you will never get disappointed. Our All private Aswan tours like most of other Egypt Day Tours often begin from any hotel in Aswan to go to the Aswan High Dam and Philae temple dedicated to the goddess of affection Isis, also the Unfinished Obelisk and therefore, the Nubian village and canopy all the remarkable sites in Aswan. All our tours in Aswan are made especially to satisfy your very specific requests.

Aswan Holiday – Aswan vacation

There are some truly extraordinary tourist attractions dotted around Aswan, ranging from classic Egyptian camel rides and cruises along the River Nile, to one of the world’s biggest dams and man-made lakes, Lake Nasser. A good way to get to know Aswan is to take a stroll along the Cornich El Nile, while to learn more about the region’s past and historical attractions.

Things to do in Aswan

Enjoy with Bastet Travel Egypt a variety day tours in to visit its famous attractions ; unfinished obelisk, camel market, High dam trip, Old Cataract Hotel visit, elephantine island, Kitchener island day tour, Nubian islands , tomb of Akha khan trip, We offer also fun excursions like elephantine island tour and Aswan by night

Visit Abu Simbel from Aswan with bus or by flight, Visit the temple of Phiale of Goddess Isis, Sail on the Nile with Felucca Enjoy the Sunset from Old Cataract Hotel, Visit the Nubian Village or a visit to the Unfinished Obelisk and the Nubian Museum. we Offer Also Nile Cruise tour from Aswan 3 Nights -Aswan- Luxor

 

Aswan Excursions, Things to do in Aswan

Aswan is the most engaging region in Egypt and residential to Old Cataract Hotel, where it’s said Agatha Christie wrote “ Death on the Nile “ Watch the sailboats drift along the Nile and enjoy the archeological sites of Aswan that are among the most attractions for tourism in Egypt. There are some ways to enjoy Aswan Tours and Excursions, you’ll visit Aswan from Cairo by flights or from Luxor by Nile Cruise, All Tours Egypt offer you the prospect to enjoy Aswan Tours to explore three of Aswan hottest and documented sites, Explore Aswan Sightseeing like Aswan High Dam, Philae Temple, and Unfinished Obelisk, moreover you’ll visit Abu Simbel Temple from Aswan by Car or by flights, this tiny information about Aswan Day Tours and sightseeing will encourage you to travel immediately to enjoy Aswan Excursions, and that we incorporate all of the many places of interest in Aswan once you order any tour in Aswan.

General Tips about Visiting Aswan Egypt :

Planning Your Visit

• How many days to spend in Aswan?
You can spend four days visiting the attractions of Aswan, but add another day if you plan to travel to the Abu Simbel Temples.

• Getting around Aswan :
For the adventurous type, there are minibuses and vans to travel through the city.
If you ever take a taxi, always set the price before getting in. You can take a felucca,
a typical boat on the Nile, to reach Elephantine Island and other sites on the
western bank of the river. The Temple of Kom Ombo is 28 miles from Aswan, and
you can reach it by taxi or on an organized tour.

• Getting to Abu Simbel :
When traveling independently, it’s best to arrange transportation by coach to the site, which is about 3.5 hours south of Aswan. Keep in mind that the journey begins very early in the morning. Alternatively, you can fly on EgyptAir. Some people decide to stay the night in order to see the sound and light show.

• Where to stay in Aswan?

Many visitors stay on Nile cruise boats that arrive in Aswan. However, you’ll find
large hotels along the river, with a couple on the little islands. There are smaller
accommodations in and around the city center, also known as the Corniche.

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Here are some of our featured Tours and Excursions in Aswan Egypt

Abu simbel day tour from Aswan

8 hrs, $100/person

Abu Simbel tour from Aswan

A private day tour to Abu Simbel from Aswan and back to Aswan with a professional Egyptologist tour guide. Our magical adventure to Abu Simbel usually starts in the early morning when Egypt touring expert Tour guide picks you up from your hotel in Aswan and drives to the south of Aswan which is around 3hrs drive to enjoy Abu Simbel day tour from Aswan by a PRIVATE air-conditioned vehicle.

Aswan, Egypt

By Van

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Aswan tours, philae temple

4 hrs, $45/person

Tour to Philae Temple, high Dam, Unfinished obelisk

In one day tour, visit the famous attractions of Aswan the High Dam one of the modern great projects in Egypt, Philae temple which was dedicated to goddess Isis and the Unfinished Obelisk

Aswan, Egypt

By van

Family Friendly

Trip to Kalabsha Temple and the Nubian museum

4 hrs per whole trip, $45/person

Kalabsha Temple and Nubian Museum Private Tour

Go in a guided tour to the Temple of Kalabsha which is considered as one of the most important Nubian monuments which were rescued from drowning after the High Dam establishment, and then a visit the Nubian Museum which is having a collection of authentic monumental pieces from everywhere of Egypt especially Nubia . The temple of Kalabsha and the Nubian Museum tour is considered one of the best things to do in Aswan , Egypt .

Family Friendly

Aswan, Egypt

By van

Aswan and abu simbel from luxor

2 Days, $290/person

Aswan and Abu Simbel Tour from Luxor

Our guide will escort you to Aswan and Abu Simbel from Luxor by car where you will ‎enjoy the massive two temples of King Ramses II ‎and Queen Nefertari and the highlights of Aswan.

Luxor to Aswan and Abu simbel

By Van

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Aswan tours, philae temple

1 day, $60/person

Aswan Tour from Luxor

In one day tour from Luxor, visit the famous attractions of Aswan the High Dam one of the modern great projects in Egypt, Philae temple which was dedicated to goddess Isis and the Unfinished Obelisk

Luxor, Egypt

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General Tips about Touring Aswan Egypt:

  • Arabic is the official language, English is widely used as second language.
  • Learn some Arabic words like Shokran, Mn Fadlak.
  • Always wear comfortable shoes.
  • Buy a local SIM card.
  • The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound, The value of the Pound is effectively fixed at the rate of 0.064 LE to 1 USD, Credit cards are widely used in Egypt.
  • Try the famous Egyptian food like “Fool”, Egyptian beans, and “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish.
  • Try Kebab and Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish
  • Stay Hydrated at all times especially during the summer in Egypt.
  • Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.
  • The metro is one of the fastest ways to travel from one place to another within Cairo.
  • Keep our tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

Highlights Of Egypt:

  • Explore the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and valley temple which belongs to king Chephren.
  • Admire the wonders of ancient history at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Shop at Khan El Khalili Bazaar’s enchanting markets in old Cairo.
  • Behold the holy Islamic & Coptic attractions in Old Cairo.
  • Feel the grandeur of Luxor within its majestic temples & tombs.
  • See Luxor temple, Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the Kings and Karnak temple in Luxor.
  • Witness the great Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
  • Board a soulful Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan or vice versa.
  • Discover the Natural Allure of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya Oasis.
  • Swim, Dive, and snorkel in Hurghada or cities situated on the Red Sea.
  • Dive or snorkel in Sinai or cities situated on the Red Sea.
  • Visit the Saint Catherine Monastery in Sinai.

Aswan Private Tours & Excursions

Aswan Day tours, Tour packages, Nile river cruises, and Family-friendly tours all tailor-made

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Frequently asked questions about visiting Aswan Egypt

Is Abu Simbel worth visiting?

Absolutely! The temples of Abu Simbel are some of most impressive and unique temples you will see in Egypt, so it is well worth the visit.

Why is Abu Simbel famous?

It was dedicated to the gods Amun, Ra-Horakhty, and Ptah, as well as to the deified Ramesses himself. It is generally considered the grandest and most beautiful of the temples commissioned during the reign of Ramesses II, and one of the most beautiful in Egypt.

How far is Abu Simbel from Luxor?

The distance between Luxor and Abu Simbel temples is 388 km. The road distance is 477.5 km.

Is it safe to travel to Egypt

Egypt is nearly crime-free; as Lonely Planet notes, “The incidence of crime, violent or otherwise, in Egypt is negligible compared with many Western countries, and you’re generally safe walking around day or night.”

Is Egypt Safe for Americans to Travel to

We get this question a lot at Bastet Travel In short, Americans and other visitors can rest easy: yes, Egypt is a safe country for tourists. And the rest of the world seems to agree — after years of middling numbers, tourism in Egypt is steadily rising towards its former highs, hosting over 9 million sightseers in 2018. The longer answer is worth exploring, though, and we have some assurances to offer all our clients who join us on all of our Egypt Travel Packages.

What is the best Nile cruise in Egypt

M/S Mayfair Cruise.

Mövenpick Royal Lily Cruise.

Mövenpick Royal Lotus Cruise.

Ms. Concerto Nile Cruise

Princess Sarah Nile Cruise

Sonesta Moon Goddess.

Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise.

Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise.

Sonesta Star Goddess Cruises.
M/S Esplanade Cruise.
Nile Goddess Cruise.

What are the most famous tourist attractions in Egypt

Egypt has so much for travelers to see and do, it’s the perfect country for a mix of activities combining culture, adventure, and relaxation. Find the best places to visit with our list of the top tourist attractions in Egypt.

  1. Pyramids of Giza
  2. Valley of the kings
  3. Luxor’s Karnak Temple
  4. The Egyptian Museum
  5. Christian and Islamic Cairo
  6. The White Desert and Baharyia Oasis
  7. Siwa Oasis
  8. Abu simbel Temples
  9. Aswan
  10. Alexandria
  11. St. Catherine’s Monastery
  12. The Nubian village
  13. Nile River Cruise
  14. Hurghada
  15. South of Sinai

How many days do you need in Luxor?

Luxor requires a minimum of 3 days. There is so much to see and do so you will be on the go the whole time. I’d say the minimum time needed to visit Luxor is two days, but you can easily spend longer as there are so many sites, and it’s worth taking the time to enjoy the atmosphere.

How do you get to Luxor?

Egypt Air flies four times daily direct to Luxor International Airport from Cairo International Airport. Flights take one hour, and ticket prices start at around US$145 in the high season from December to February. If you’re traveling in low season, flight prices often drop.

Is Luxor worth visiting?

Luxor and Cairo are exceedingly different places and yes Luxor is well worth visiting. This, however, doesn’t mean you have to do it. If you want to see iconic sites such as the Valley of the King’s and Karnak Temple (to name just two of the many sites in and around Luxor), then you have no choice.

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