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Enjoy a fabulous tour to Philae Temple, High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan. Discover in a half-day tour the highlights of the beautiful City of Aswan, the great engineering feat of the High Dam, the stunning Temple of Philae, and the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk with your professional tour guide.
Children from 0 – 5 years are free of charge
Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
Children from 12 years are considered adults
You will meet your guide at your hotel reception to commence your tour to Philae Temple, High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk.
Your first stop of your tour to Philae Temple in Aswan is at Aswan High Dam. The Nile is the root of Egypt’s culture and life. Ancient Egyptians have tried to monitor the Nile and its floods from Ancient Egypt till the present day. They built a small dam of mud-brick near Cairo, which stood for several years.
During the British Colony of Egypt, another dam (Aswan Dam) was built. Aswan old dam wasn’t enough for the high floods. So the High Dam was built. Construction of this dam began in the early 1960s and ended in 1971. The dam is one of the great engineering feats of the world in the 1960s.