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Aswan Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam Private Half-Day Tour

Half Day Tour


Tour Availability: Daily

Pick up Time: 8 am (Available to change)

Tour Type: Private Tour

Tour Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Pick up Location: Aswan hotels/ Nile cruises.

Tour Language: English, Arabic, Spanish (other languages available with extra charge upon your request).

Explore the highlights of Aswan; High Dam, Philae temple and the Unfinished Obelisk in a private guided day-tour from Aswan. Hear the stories of the Nubian immigration. With door-to-door transport by an air-conditioned vehicle.

  • Visit three of Aswan’s most iconic attractions; High Dam, Philae Temple and the Unfinished Obelisk
  • Marvel at Egypt’s modern engineering; the High Dam
  • Explore the millennia-old Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis
  • See the semi-quarried Unfinished Obelisk and learn its story
  • Private transport, and hotel, port, and station pickup and drop-off included.


Egypt Gift Tours expert tour guide will pick you up from your hotel or Nile Cruise on time, by air-conditioned car. In the way your guide will give you general information about your day tour. Start by visiting the High Dam; an epic engineering accomplishment achieved between 1960 and 1970, with the aim to regulate the Nile River flooding, to store the water for agriculture and to generate hydro electric power It was largely financed and supervised by the Soviet Union.

Proceed to visit the magnificent Greco Roman Temple of the goddess Isis; the chief deity of the island using a small motorboat to get there.

Then, to the unfinished Obelisk, about 40 meters in length and 1000 tons, which is considered to be the longest and the heaviest obelisk ever cut in Egypt, most probably belongs to the famous queen Hatshepsut.

Then, drive back to your hotel in Aswan.

Additional Information:

  • You will need to pay all the entrance fees by card except the High dam in Egyptian money cash.
  • It is available to pick travelers from Aswan west bank hotels with extra 10$ USD per person.
  • It is available to drop off travelers at their hotels in Aswan west bank with extra 10$ USD per person.
  • It is available to pick/drop off travelers at Aswan airport with extra 10$ USD per person.


  • Pickup service from your Hotel/ Nile cruise and return.
  • All transfers by a private A/C. vehicle.
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology Tour guide.
  • bottle of water during the tour.


  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping (recommended).
  • lunch is optional in this tour.

Tour Price:

  • Single: 100 $
  • 2-15: 60$

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 05.99 Free of Charge.
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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