The breakfast will be also on the cruise board before disembarkation And then, we will visit Aswan High Dam. In fact, it is an embankment dam which situated across the Nile River in Aswan. And then, we will visit the Unfinished Obelisk. The obelisk located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan. The lunch will be at a local restaurant. PM, we will sail on the Nile by traditional Nile boat. In fact, the sailing will be along the shores of Elephantine Island and Philae temple. The temple located at Philae Island. In fact, the island was a rocky island in the middle of the River Nile, south of Aswan.
The island called in Hieroglyphic “Apo” which means Ivory and also known by the Greek “Elephantine”. It was most probably because it was an important center of trade, especially for ivory. The Ancient Egyptians built a beautiful and magnificent temple on this island for the Goddess Isis. In fact, the temple became submerged after the first dam built in 1906. It was until the seventies when many nations attempted to save the temple. The dinner and the overnight will be also on MS Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile cruise board.
** Optional Tour: There will be an excursion to Abu Simbel temples. In fact, it will be either by private coach or by domestic flight.