Private Trip to St. Simeon Monastery & Camel Ride In Aswan

3 Hours


Tour Availability: Daily

Pick up Time:8 am (Available to change)

Tour Type: Private

Tour Duration: 3 hours

Pick up Location: Aswan Hotel/Nile Cruise.

Site opening time: 8 am to 5 pm

Skip the stress by prebooking this private half-day door-to-door tour and explore the7th-century St. Simeon Monastery with a private Egyptologist guide. You’ll cross the Nile then ride a camel up to the imposing stone and mud brick ruins of 7th-century St. Simeon Monastery, where your guide will show you highlights, including the monks’ abandoned beds. Explore one of Aswan’s less-visited sights with a private guide. Capture classic photos atop a camel beside the Nile Choice of pickup times lets you fit more into the day. Save time with private 2-way transfers from Aswan hotels or cruise ships.


Egypt Gift Tours Egyptology tour guide will pick you up from your Hotel/Nile Cruise in Aswan by Private A/C Vehicle to transfer you down to the Nile to take the Motor Boat for your trip to St. Simoen Monastery which is located at the southern tip of Elephantine Island. When you arrive you will ride a Camel to the Monastery. The original name of this Monastery was Anba Hatre, it was established in the 7th century by Coptic monks seeking to escape to the meditative quiet of the desert. The complex was rebuilt at least once before it was finally abandoned during the 13th century; however, the monastery remains in surprisingly good shape given it long disuse. As you tour around the Monastery you will be able to take in the view of the desert below as you stand at the top of the hill. After this fabulous visit relax and enjoy your drive back to your hotel/Nile cruise in Aswan..


  • Pickup service from your Hotel or Nile Cruise by a private A/C. vehicle and return.
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology Tour guide.
  • Motor boat ride to the St. Simeon Monastery
  • Camel ride to the St. Simon Monastery.


  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping to the guide and driver.

Tour Price:

  • Single: 120$USD
  • 2-15: 70$USD


Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip.

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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