Aswan Egypt

Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt
Aswan Egypt

Information about Aswan Egypt, tours, attractions, Booking

Aswan Egypt located about 871 km south from Cairo. In fact Aswan Egypt is a serene Nile Valley destination. It is where the Nile is more majestic than anywhere else. The Nile flows through granite rocks, and round emerald islands. Moreover, the islands covered in palm groves and tropical plants. Aswan city indeed is as an all-time favorite winter destination. In fact, the city has many monuments and sites. You will indeed get a surprise. While you are in Aswan, you can sail to Old Cataract hotel and Philae temple. You also can see the Aga Khan Mausoleum and take excursion to St. Simeon’s Monastery. Aswan is Egypt's sunniest southern city. In fact, it is the perfect destination to stroll and relax in a magical cultural setting.

Wander down the broad walkway which known as the corniche. Over there, you can watch feluccas while sailing on the Nile. Stop at one of the floating restaurants to enjoy Nubian music and caught fish. Aswan offers a splendid view of the Nile and is a great starting point for a Nile cruise. In fact, Aswan is the ancient city of Swenet. It was the frontier town of Ancient Egypt facing the south. Swenet supposed to derive its name from an Egyptian goddess with the same name. This goddess later identified as Eileithyia by the Greeks and the Romans. It was during their occupation of Ancient Egypt. In fact, it was because of the similar association of their goddesses with childbirth. The ancient name of the city also derived from the Egyptian symbol for trade.

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Swenet was the first town in the country. It was because the Ancient Egyptians oriented toward the origin of the life-giving waters. In fact, Egypt always conceived to "open" or begin at Swenet. Aswan Egypt stands upon a peninsula on the right (east) bank of the Nile. It immediately below (and north of) the first cataract of the flowing waters. Navigation to the delta was possible from this location without encountering a barrier. The stone quarries of ancient Egypt located at Aswan Egypt. In fact, they celebrated for their stone and especially for the granitic rock. The granitic rock called Syenite. They furnished the colossal statues, obelisks and monolithic shrines which found throughout Egypt.

In fact, they include the pyramids. The traces of the quarry men who wrought in these 3,000 years ago still visible in the native rock. They lie on either bank of the Nile. A road, four miles (6 km) in length, was beside them from Syene to Philae. Swenet was important as a military station as that of a place of traffic. Under every dynasty it was a garrison town. In Aswan Egypt, the tolls and customs levied on all boats. They passed southwards and northwards. Around 330 AC, the legion stationed received a bishop from Alexandria. It later became the Coptic Diocese of Syene. Aswan Egypt mentioned by many ancient writers. It also mentioned in the Book of Ezekiel and the Book of Isaiah. The latitude of Aswan Egypt was an object of great interest to the ancient geographers.

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In fact, it seated immediately under the tropic. Furthermore, on the day of the summer solstice, a vertical staff cast no shadow. They noted that the sun's disc reflected in a well at noon. This statement is only approximately correct. At the summer solstice, the shadow is only 1/400th of the staff. As a result, it could be discern and the northern limb of the Sun's disc would be vertical. Eratosthenes used measurements at Aswan (Elephantine) to determine the circumference of Earth. They used Syene as the originating point and Alexandria as the terminal point of a measured arc. It based on shadow length at the solstice. The Nile is 3,000 yards wide above Aswan Egypt. From this frontier town to the northern extremity of Egypt, the river flows for more than 1,210 km. It is without bar or cataract.

The serene Aswan Egypt lies on the East bank of the Nile, and is busy with tourists all year long. In ancient times, this trade hub was the source of stone for most of the empire. Here are some tips you can make use of while you are in Aswan Egypt:

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Trip to Abu Simbel: A nice extension to your visit in Aswan Egypt would be a small excursion to Abu Simbel. It is where you can enjoy the sound and light show at this UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is reachable by plane, train, or cruise from Aswan.

Nile Cruise: Remember that the best time of the year to go on a Nile cruise is during fall. The weather gets colder during fall in Aswan Egypt. So, it is advisable to prepare with some heavy clothing.

Aswan Museum: Pay a visit to the Aswan Museum on Elephantine’s Island. In fact, It is a serene small museum which houses an interesting collection. The collection is of Greco-Roman artefacts which found in Aswan and Nubia. They are such as the mummy of the sacred calf which symbolized Khnum. The museum is open from 8 am till 5 pm in summer and from 8:30 am till 6 pm in winter.

Folk Dances: Aswan Egypt is the hub of traditional Nubian folk dances. They performed on special occasions as well as everyday for the sake of entertainment. Every night Nubian dancers and musicians perform in the Cultural Center. They are just off the Corniche.

Tips:

  • Felucca Cruise tips: If you decided to go on a felucca cruise, agree on the price before sailing off from Aswan.
  • Food: Most of Aswan’s visitors arrive on cruise ships where they can enjoy all their meals. That is why there is a lack of diverse dining options in town. However, there are a few floating restaurants down by the Cornice. In fact, they are worth a visit. There you can enjoy your meal while listening to traditional Nubian music. You will also watch a Nubian dance show. Moreover, you’ll also find a few interesting cafes on the Souk street. Those are perfect for quenching your thirst. They also are perfect for having a quick snack between your sightseeing tours..
  • Remember to dress comfortably when you visit the ancient Egypt sites. Sneakers, sun glasses and caps recommended. Pick up some of Aswan’s unique and special drinks such as karkadeh. Ask the seller to explain how to prepare it.

By Air:

In fact, Aswan airport located 25 km from the city. It is an efficient way to reach all the sights in this part of Egypt. Moreover, it is also a good jumping point to begin a Nile Cruise. The trip to the airport takes approximately 20 minutes. There are shuttle vans, taxis and car rental services that are accessible. The facilities include restaurants and Duty Free shopping venues.

By Train:

The regular passenger and sleeping trains operate regular lines. It is from Cairo to Aswan and back. For more information, visit the Egypt railway authority website or the sleeping trains website.

By Bus:

Buses carry passengers from Cairo to Aswan and back from two different stations. Aboud: +20 2 2431 9447 El Torgoman: +20 2 2761 1333

By Taxi:

Taxis are the commonest means of transport around the city. Like Luxor, a carriage is also a great experience and a different way to get around the city.

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Imperial Nile cruise
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Philae hotel Aswan

Philae hotel Aswan
Aswan Egypt

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Shehrazad Nile cruise
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Nile Crown III Nile cruise

Nile Crown III Nile cruise
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Beau Rivage I Nile cruise
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Reve Du Nil Nile cruise
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Jaz Jubilee Nile cruise
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Marhaba Palace hotel Aswan
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Shehrayar Nile cruise
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Nile Dream Nile cruise
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Beau Rivage II Nile cruise
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Royal Esadora Nile cruise
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Lady Sophia Nile cruise
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Serenade Nile cruise
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Nile Elite Nile cruise
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3 night Nile cruise tour

3 night Nile cruise tour 01/04/2022 - 01/04/2030

per person$390.00

3 nights Nile cruise is one of the most famous Egypt tours packages. In fact, the tour is also the most popular among the Nile cruise tours. Moreover, it is also one of Egypt classic tours and Egypt cultural tours. Furthermore, it is also well known as one of Egypt tours from Singapore and Egypt tours from USA. In fact, it is also famous as one of Egypt tours from UK and Egypt tours from Canada. Moreover, the tour is also one of Egypt tours from India and Egypt tours from Malaysia. The tour indeed recommended as one of Egypt tours TripAdvisor.

Nile cruise 4 days tour

Nile cruise 4 days tour 02/04/2022 - 31/05/2030

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Nile cruise 5 days 4 nights tour includes 3 nights accommodation on the board of a Nile cruise. Moreover, the tour rate includes all transfers by air conditioned coaches. The rate also includes all the entrance fees to the attractions sites. Furthermore, the rate also includes a private Egyptology guide who speaks the required language. In fact, the tour based on full board accommodation.

Kom Ombo tour from Aswan

Kom Ombo tour from Aswan 02/04/2022 - 31/05/2030

per person$108.00

Over day tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu temples from Aswan starts from your hotel. Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan. And then, we will drive to Kom Omb, 45 km north of Aswan. Over day tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu temples from Aswan includes a visit to Kom Ombo...

Felucca tour in Aswan

Felucca tour in Aswan Egypt 02/04/2022 - 31/05/2030

per person$35.00

Felucca tour in Aswan is one of the most lovable tours among Nile cruise tours and Egypt tour packages as well. In fact, the tours is among Egypt classic tours and Egypt escorted tours. Moreover, the tour is fan among Egypt tours from USA and Egypt tours from Canada. It is also likable among Egypt tours from UK, Egypt tours from India and Egypt tours from Malaysia. In fact, it is one of the most popular tours among Egypt honeymoon tours. Book this tour through our Egypt tours booking system in our website.

Nile cruise tours from Austria

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Friday Nile cruise
per person$390.00

Friday Nile cruise in Egypt is a floating hotel among Egyptian Nile cruises. In fact, the Friday Nile cruises start the tours and the embarkation on Friday every week. Most of them start from Aswan for 3 and 7 night Nile cruise tours. They also start the embarkation and the tour of 4 and 7 night in Luxor every Monday of the week

Philae Sound Light Show

Philae Sound Light Show 02/04/2022 - 30/05/2030

per person$38.00

Sound and Light show at Philae temple tour starts by picking you up from your hotel in Aswan. And then, there will be a transfer by the private air conditioned coach to Philae temple. In fact, it is where the show held. In the Sound and Light show at Philae temple tour, you will discover how the pharaohs lived.

St Simeon Monastery tour

St Simeon Monastery tour 02/04/2022 - 30/05/2030

per person$42.00

St Simeon Monastery day tour start by picking you up from your hotel in Aswan. In fact, the tour will let you discover the site of St. Simeon Monastery. You will also explore the imposing, less explored fortress on the southern tip of Elephantine Island. Departing from your hotel or cruise ship, head for the island in the middle

Luxor tour from Aswan

Luxor tour from Aswan 02/04/2022 - 30/05/2030

per person$135.00

Over day tour to Luxor from Aswan will start by picking you up from your hotel in Aswan. And then, we will drive for about 03 hours to Luxor. Upon arrival Luxor, we will start a full day tour by crossing the Nile to the West Bank. Over there we will visit the Valley of the Kings, less often called the Valley of the Gates of the...

Kalabsha temple day tour

Kalabsha temple day tour 02/04/2022 - 30/05/2030

per person$110.00

Day tour to Kalabsha temple and Nubian Museum is one of the wonderful Aswan day tour and Egypt day tour as well. In fact, the tour is one of the popular Egypt classic tours and Egypt cultural tours as well. Moreover, the tour is also one of the Egypt city tours and Egypt tours from USA. Furthermore, the tour is also one of Egypt tours from UK and Egypt tours from Canada. Book this tour through Egypt tours booking system in our website.

Over day tour to Cairo from Aswan by flight
per person$335.00

Over day tour to Cairo from Aswan by flight will start by picking you up from your hotel. In fact, our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan. And then, there will be a transfer to Aswan airport for departure to Cairo. Upon arrival Cairo airport, we will visit the Great Pyramid of Giza which built...

Full day tour in Aswan Egypt

Full day tour in Aswan Egypt 02/04/2022 - 31/05/2030

per person$65.00

Full day tour in Aswan is one of the popular Aswan day tour and Egypt day tour as well. In fact, the tour is among Egypt escorted tours, Egypt classic tours and Egypt city tours. Moreover, the tour is lovable among Egypt tours from Singapore and Egypt tours from USA. Furthermore, the tour is also likable among Egypt tours from Canada, Egypt tours from India and Egypt tours from UK. In fact, it also one of the famous tours among Egypt tours from Malaysia. To book this tour, go to the Egypt tours booking system in our website.

Alexandria Abu Simbel tour

Alexandria Abu Simbel tour 02/04/2022 - 05/07/2030

per person$1365.00

Alexandria Abu Simbel tour is one of the most fan Egypt tour packages. In fact, the tour is also one of the best Egypt tours, Egypt tours from USA and Egypt tours from UK. Moreover, it is one of the best Egypt tours, Egypt tours 2019 and Egypt classic tours. Furthermore, the tour is also one of Egypt tours from Canada, and Egypt tours from Malaysia as well. Moreover, it is also one of the Egypt escorted tour, Egypt tours from USA and Egypt tours from India. Book this tour tour through Egypt tours booking system in our website.

Cairo Nile cruise Accessible tour

Cairo Nile cruise Accessible tour 02/04/2022 - 05/07/2030

per person$1690.00

Cairo Nile cruise Accessible tour is one of the fan tours among Egypt Accessible tours. In fact, the tour program includes sightseeing of Cairo and 4 nights Nile cruise. Moreover, it also features adapted mini van and free helper. Furthermore, it also features private Egyptology guide and fully escorted. Our services start from Cairo airport and end at the airport too

4 Days Nile cruises
per person$390.00

The 4 day Nile cruises in Egypt are these Nile cruises which offer 4 days Nile cruise tour. In fact, the 4 day Nile cruises sail from Aswan every Friday, Monday and Wednesday. Yet, there are only 2 Nile cruises which start the 4 days Nile cruise tour from Luxor. In fact, they do the embarkation and the tour every Saturday of each week.

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