Tour To Aswan Nobles Tombs, Qubbet El Hawa And St. Simeon Monastery

Code: 0596
4 hours


Tour Availability: Daily

Pick up Time: 8 am (Available to change)

Tour Type: Private

Tour Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Pick up Location: Aswan Hotel/Nile Cruise.

Site opening time: 8 am to 5 pm

Enjoy private tour to Aswan Nobles tombs, Qubbet El Hawa and St. Simon Monastery guided by an Egyptology tour guide. Tours in Aswan could include visit to the noble tombs, these rock hewn tombs of princes from the old Kingdom to the Roman period, provides important details of the lives of officials at this time. Sail across the Nile River to the west bank of Aswan, where you will find Qubbet el Hawa. It is a site of a group of rock cut tombs known as the princes’s tomb. Take a 15 minutes ride camel to the 7th.century Monastery built by Coptic monks. Door-to-door transfer by an A/C vehicle, motorboat and camel ride included.


This morning, our English-speaking Egyptologist guide will pick you up at your hotel or Nile Cruise reception. He will accompany you in a private motor boat to the west bank of the Nile where, you will start by visiting the Tombs of the Nobles, where you will visit 3 Tombs. The oldest tomb dates to the 6th Dynasty of ancient Egypt and contain important biographical texts inside. The tombs decorated with vivid wall paintings showing scenes of everyday life, hieroglyphic biographies and inscriptions telling of the noblemen’s journeys into Africa.

The 12th Dynasty tombs of Sarenput I and Sarenput II have the finest art. At night they are illuminated with hidden spotlights and can be clearly seen from Aswan.

Then you will take your camels reserved in advance for you to continue to Monastery of St. Simeon, that 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.


  • 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 Nobles tombs
  • 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: 160$USD
  • 2-15: 100$ 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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