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Aswan is the ancient city of Swan, which was in antiquity the frontier town of Egypt to the south. It stood upon a peninsula on the right (east) bank of the Nile, immediately below the first cataract, which extend to it from Philae. It is supposed to have derived its name from an Egyptian goddess with the same name.

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As one of the few ancient Egyptian sites which largely escaped damage by past invaders, the interiors of Abu Simbel's temples are astounding. The scale of the buildings and their detailed decoration leaves most visitors in awe. The temples' attraction is further enhanced by their scenic location on the edge of Lake Nasser in the orange sands of the desert. Fast track your journey and take the quick route to see the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel on an air tour from Aswan. With a qualified Egyptologist as your guide …

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With artifacts which date back to the predynastic periods, Elephantine Island is one of the most ancient sites in Egypt. Spend a few hours exploring the largest island of the region which has an important role on Egyptian history. Elephantine Island is the largest of the Aswan area islands, and is one of the most ancient sites in Egypt, with artifacts dating to predynastic periods. This is probably due to its location at the first Cataract of the Nile, which provided a natural boundary between Egypt and Nubia …

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Aswan Cultural Tours

Join a camel ride to the southern tip of Elephantine Island where you will find St Simeon's Monastery, an ancient, abandoned fortress monastery mostly built during the 7th century and located near Aswan. The monastery was given the name St Simeon by archaeologists and travelers, but earlier Arabic and Coptic sources called it Anba Hatre (Hidra, Hadri, Hadra), after an anchorite who was consecrated a bishop of Syene (now Aswan) by Patriarch Theophilus (385-412 AD) …

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Aswan Day Trips & Excursions

Early in the morning you will be transferred to Abu Simbel air-conditioned vehicle. After arrival you enjoy your guided tour of the Temples of Abu Simbel. At the site you will get information from your Egyptologist tour guide and you will get free time to explore the ancient monuments by yourself. After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle. This tour includes a qualified Egyptologist tour guide, transport by air-conditioned vehicle, …

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Aswan Multi-Day & Extended Tours

Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you cruise the Nile on a 4-day journey from Aswan to Luxor. Sightseeing, entrance fees and meals are included on this luxuriously relaxing cruise on Egypt's famous river. Upgrade to a private guided tour and plan a more personal itinerary with a qualified Egyptologist guide. The deluxe Nile cruiser M/Y Mirage has an onboard restaurant, lounges and reading areas, a discotheque, swimming pool with jacuzzi, large shaded sundeck with bar, massage service, boutique, gift shop and laundry service …

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Aswan Outdoor Activities

Enjoy this 10-hour fishing trip at lake Nasser which is the largest human-made lake, and the best place to catch a tiger fish. The tour departs daily at 6.00AM. Transportation from and to the lake is included, as well as lunch and soft drinks. Within a few hours of the departure of the Aswan Dam, and in your way to Lake Nasser, you will find yourself outside the scope of the mobile telephone and electricity networks in the middle of a stunning wild area, where bird-watching is the only alternative for meditation and fishing …

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Aswan Private & Custom Tours

See the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel on a minibus tour from Aswan. With a qualified Egyptologist as your guide, you'll enjoy a personalized visit to Abu Simbel on this private tour. With its four rock-hewn pharaohs, you'll agree that the Great Temple is one of the most impressive sites in Egypt, and the highlight of any trip to Egypt. The scale of the buildings and their detailed decoration leaves most visitors in awe. The temples' attraction is further enhanced by their scenic location on the edge of Lake Nasser …

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Aswan Shows & Concerts

A visit to Philae Temple at night to attend the Sound and Light Show is a magical experience. The floodlit buildings are silhouetted against the volcanic rocks and water surrounding them, creating a magical environment. Enjoy the spectacular lights of the multimedia presentations which vividly reveals the form and majesty of this ancient site and walk through the dramatically lit temple as its history is narrated. Join a camel ride to the southern tip of Elephantine Island where you will find St Simeon's Monastery …

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Aswan Sightseeing Tours

On the banks of Lake Nasser lies Kalabsha Temple, an often overlooked jewel of Aswan. Your Egyptologist guide is waiting to take you on a private tour to the temple to help you unlock its secrets. For two years from 1961, Kalabsha Temple was dismantled into 15,000 pieces and moved block by block to its current location on the banks of Lake Nasser. It was just one of 18 temples and monuments moved in order to preserve them from the rising Nile waters created by the construction of Aswan's High Dam. The temple which is dedicated to the Egyptian god Horus and the Nubian god Mandulis …

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Aswan Transfers

While in Egypt you will have had plenty of time to haggle over prices, why do it again just to get home? Book your Aswan Port Private Departure Transfer for a hassle free departure from Aswan. Travel from your Aswan City hotel Aswan Cruise Port. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. By booking your Aswan Airport Private Arrival Transfer you will save time and hassle at your destination. Ensure your arrival into Aswan is smooth and worry free by booking today …

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Egypt's southernmost city sits on the banks of the Nile, decorated with flotillas of white-sailed feluccas. Over the centuries, Aswan has been a garrison town and frontier city; the gateway to Africa and Nubia; a prosperous marketplace at the crossroads of the ancient caravan routes; and, more recently, a popular winter resort …

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Laid-back and pleasant, Aswan is the perfect place for a break from Egyptian travel. The Nile is magically beautiful here as it flows around palm-studded islands dotting its waters, ideal for languid sailing trips. Associated with the Nubian people, a distinct ethnic group with their own language and customs, Aswan is more African in character than the cities of the north …

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