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High Dam,Old Dam,Unfinished Obelisk,Philae Temple

Highlights / General details A day tour to the High Dam, an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods from the Nile. Proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. Most probably this obelisk belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th Dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. This queen was the owner of Al Deir El-Bahari Temple in the eastern bank of Luxor. Also there is an opinion said that it belongs to Queen Nefertiti. Then onto the majestic Philae Temple which was built on the honor of Goddess Isis the chief deity of the island. Inclusion Pick up service from your hotel in Aswan and return; English speaking guide; Entrance fees to the mentioned historical places; All transfers by a modern air conditioned vehicle; All service charges and taxes. Exclusion Food and beverages; Gratuities. Hours of operation Available daily; Pickup time: 9:00am. Duration Approximately 7 hours. Location Tour begins and ends at guest's hotel. Policies Please be ready 15 minutes before the tour time Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**