Egypt Islands information, tours, prices and online booking
Egypt Islands include many islands all over Egypt which deserve to visit. Littered potsherds. Located in Abu Qir Bay, off the Alexandria coast, Nelson’s Island. In fact, it named after Horatio Nelson based on the victory he led against the French army. It was during the Battle of the Nile in 1789. Dr. Paolo Gallo, an Italian archaeologist, dated graves found on the island that date back to the momentous battle that occurred during the Napoleonic Wars. Nelson’s Island is a great getaway if you have enough time while visiting Alexandria. Probably the most beautiful place to visit in Aswan! The Elephantine Island is a truly paradisiacal spot with wonderful gardens and some truly significant artifacts.
It is a great place to spend some leisure time, wandering among the colorful houses of the Nubian Villages Siou and Koti, fishing in the Nile, or having a picnic on the river banks. Kitchener’s Island was given to Lord Horacio Kitchener. He turned the entire island into a botanical garden in the 1928. The Kitchener’s Island is a peaceful paradise, full of shady trees, beautiful flowers and unusual plants. The island is a haven for rare exotic birds and you’ll surely get a glimpse of their colorful plumage in the branches of most of the trees while strolling down its sidewalks on a quiet afternoon escaping your hectic holiday.
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The ancient island of Philae was a sacred center for the cult of Isis and the location of a great temple complex now known as Philae Temple . For millennia, Philae Island attracted pilgrims from all over the known world and continued to be a pagan center of worship after the arrival and spread of Christianity. On Sehel Island, the timelessness of Nubian culture is there for you to discover. Sehel Island was quarried by Ancient Egyptians for Aswan granite. The water-goddess Anuket was worshiped here. Today, you can visit traditional Nubian houses, spot crocodiles, get a Henna tattoo from a local or go camel riding. Explore St. John’s Island in Hurghada . Go bird watching for a chance to spot the Sooty Falcon soar. Go diving in for a view of the corals and a chance to get up close and personal with rays, morays, octopus or cuttlefish.
Located in Elba National Park , the pristine beaches of St. John’s Island are usually empty. Another favorite bathing spot for locals and tourists in Siwa Oasis is Fatnas Island (Fantasy Island) . Also known as “Fatnas Island (Fantasy Island) ,” the spot is located 6 km from Siwa Town on the salt lake of Birket Siwa in a beautiful surrounding of palm trees and beautiful scenery. There’s even a small café nearby from where you will be able to watch an amazing sunset while having tea or a cold drink.