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Awesome Aswan day trip from Luxor by train. Embark on an enchanting day trip from Luxor to Aswan by train, and immerse yourself in the timeless beauty and rich history of this captivating city. Aswan, nestled along the banks of the mighty Nile River, beckons with its picturesque landscapes and remarkable archaeological treasures. Explore the beautiful Philae Temple, the High Dam and the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk.
Relish the convenience and charm of a day trip from Luxor to Aswan by train, where history, natural beauty, and cultural wonders await at every turn.
Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor to transfer you to Luxor train station to board your 3-hour seated train to Aswan. You will meet your guide at Aswan train station to commence your Aswan day trip from Luxor.
Your first stop will be at Aswan High Dam. The High Dam in Aswan, Egypt, is regarded as one of the most significant engineering feats of the twentieth century. Aswan High Dam was built to save water and protect Egypt from the Nile’s high and low floods.
Continue to the beautiful Philae Temple. Philae Temple or the temple of Isis at Philae Island in Aswan is one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt. It is known as the “Pearl of Egypt”. The temple is located on an island, so it requires a short boat ride. At Philae Island, the popular cult of Isis developed. The image of Isis was ferried over to Bigah every ten days so that the goddess could be reunited symbolically with her husband Osiris.
You will end your Aswan day trip from Luxor by train at the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk. Among the remains of the great ancient civilizations, the obelisks of Egypt are undoubtedly more often seen and better known than any other monuments. Obelisks are impressive not only for their lofty size and graceful form but for their high polish and beautiful decoration. One cannot but marvel at the skill of the ancient Egyptians in producing such wonders with relatively primitive techniques.
Transfer back to Aswan Train Station to board your seated train back to Luxor. Transfer from Luxor Train Station to your hotel in Luxor.