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Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam in Aswan provided by Emo Tours Egypt - Aswan

Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam in Aswan

Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam in Aswan
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 At 8:00 am Emo Tours expert Licensed Tour guide will pick you up from your hotel or Nile cruise or even from the airport in Aswan to enjoy a day tour in the amazing city of Aswan Start your tour by a visit to the High Dam, an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods from the Nile. Then 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 her Temple in the eastern bank of Luxor Also there is an opinion said that it belongs to Queen Nefertiti. Move on to visit the majestic Philae Temple which was built in the honor of Goddess Isis the chief deity of the island. Later you will be transferred back to your hotel. 
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, Portuguese, Japanese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, Portuguese, Japanese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 22031P5
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • All service charges & taxes
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Entry Fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Snacks
Exclusions
  • Personal Items
  • Tipping
  • any Optional Tours
Duration
4h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • As per confirmed pickup time you will find our tour guide waiting for you and he will hold a sign showing our company name Pickup from a hotel or Nile Cruise in Aswan Pickup from Aswan airport Pickup from Aswan train station
  • Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
  • Airports:
  • Aswan Airport, Aswan Egypt
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Near public transportation
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Emo tours egypt
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Near public transportation
  • No Back Problems
  • No Expectant Mothers
  • No Serious Medical Conditions
  • Not recommended for people with back problems
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • All service charges & taxes
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Entry Fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Snacks
Exclusions
  • Personal Items
  • Tipping
  • any Optional Tours
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • As per confirmed pickup time you will find our tour guide waiting for you and he will hold a sign showing our company name Pickup from a hotel or Nile Cruise in Aswan Pickup from Aswan airport Pickup from Aswan train station
  • Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
  • Airports:
  • Aswan Airport, Aswan Egypt
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
4h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Near public transportation
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Emo tours egypt
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Near public transportation
  • No Back Problems
  • No Expectant Mothers
  • No Serious Medical Conditions
  • Not recommended for people with back problems
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Aswan
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Aswan High Dam
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Unfinished Obelisk
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Temple of Philae
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Addi
Atlanta, GA2 contributions
Amazing Tour in Aswan
Did the Aswan day tour with Sam. We had an amazing time as Sam was very knowledgeable and entertaining! Highly recommended!
Written 19 April 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear customer thank you for your review. we really pleased you had a lovely holiday and enjoyed your stay with us! customer feedback is always greatly appreciated. Sincerely, Emo Tours Egypt
Written 30 April 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Julian King
13 contributions
Aswan
I had a great tour with guide Hanaa. Very clear knowledgeable explanation, let me see everything at my own pace and no pressure to shop! Highly recommended!
Julian, London
Written 1 April 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear customer thank you for your review. we really pleased you had a lovely holiday and enjoyed your stay with us! customer feedback is always greatly appreciated. Sincerely, Emo Tours Egypt
Written 17 April 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Yolanda B
7 contributions
The most memorable tour ever!
Mar 2021 • Solo
I honestly don’t know where to begin besides feeling as safe as possible we had the most amazing and memorable time! Mo and Rashad we excellent drivers and tour guides I will most certainly recommend this trip to any and everyone and I myself will only book with them when I return! Much love and thank you for the memories YOLANDA- Washington DC
Written 23 March 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear our valued customer Thank you for your support and we would like to inform that we are taking every measure to ensure better service and greater customer satisfaction at all time . Ido wish to welcome you and your family in one of our tours soon ^_^ Best regards, Emo Tours Eygpt
Written 17 April 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Amir
2 contributions
Fabulous
Jan 2021 • Solo
It was a fantastic experience . The guide made sure to stop at Edfu and Komombo temples . She explained the details of carvings and history behind the . In Aswan the high dam was grand but the visit to filae tower was superb . We took a boat to reach the Islands and enjoy the temple .
We had a nice lunch stop at a cofte shop.
The guide showed me Nubian villages on the way which were quite impressive .
Written 31 January 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear our valued customer Thank you for your support and we would like to inform that we are taking every measure to ensure better service and greater customer satisfaction at all time . Ido wish to welcome you and your family in one of our tours soon ^_^ Best regards, Emo Tours Eygpt
Written 4 February 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Amber D
13 contributions
Great half day tour
I used Emo Tours for trips to both Abu Simbel and Philae Temple while I was in Aswan. Mona was my guide for both and she was wonderful. The van was comfortable and they always made sure we had plenty of water. Great service!

We started with the high dam about a 20 min drive away. Mona told the history of the old dam, high dam, and the current dam under construction. It had nice views of Lake Nasser, but I only needed a few minutes there.

We then went to the highlight of this tour- Philae Temple. You have to take a boat to the temple (don’t forget to bring 20egp for a tip, which is not included in the price- this is Egypt after all, tipping is expected everywhere). Because of the covid situation, I had the temple to myself except for a group of three who came at the end. It was unexpected and great for photos!

The temple itself has a very interesting mythology and was the last temple closed in Egypt after the conversion to Christianity. Parts of the temple were converted into churches and the early Christians defaced many of the images, but many others are still whole. It’s definitely a must-see if you’re in Aswan!

We ended with a quick stop at the unfinished obelisk. It was interesting to see the half finished obelisk and also a half-finished statue just to get a sense of their true size and the process of creating them but, again, this was a 5-10 minute stop.
Written 18 September 2020
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Dear our valued customer Thank you for your support and we would like to inform that we are taking every measure to ensure better service and greater customer satisfaction at all time . Kindly let me explain that tips are something optional not obligatory so you could ignore tips at all during the whole trip I do wish to welcome you in one of our tours soon ^_^ Best regards, Emo Tours Egypt
Written 22 January 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Alessio D
San Francisco, CA4 contributions
Fantastic experience with Ebtesam (Basma)
I and my girlfriend visited Egypt and we were looking for a tour and guide of Aswan. Basma was our tour guide and we had such a delightful experience: she was so kind and knowledgeable, and manage to make us enjoy every minute of our day. I definitely recommend Basma as tour guide if you’ll ever visit Aswan!
Written 29 January 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear our valued customer Thank you for your very kind review, we are happy to hear our customers feel taken care of every step of the process. See you soon in another tour. We hope to see you again soon ^_^ Best regards, Emo Tours Egypt
Written 3 February 2020
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Uma b
Yarrow Point, WA2 contributions
Fantastic experience with Ebtesam(Basma)
I used Emo tours for both Aswan and Luxor. Ebtesam(Basma) was my tour guide in Aswan and was an absolute delight. My flight into Aswan from Cairo was delayed, she waited patiently, ensured there were adequate refreshments and did a great job explaining to me about how the High Dam, and Lake Nasser came about. We took the boat ride to visit the Philae temple, followed by a drive to Abu Simbel and then back to my hotel in Aswan. She is well versed in Egyptology and pointed out to me the nuances in the carvings of Ramses II, explained the symbolism and the influence of the coptics. All in all I would highly recommend Ebtesam and Emo tours.
Written 28 January 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear our valued customer Thank you so much for sharing your travel experience you had with us. The fact that you mention that our tours were without doubt the best run tours that you’ve ever been on means a lot to us! We love to read that you enjoyed all the destinations and activities 100%, that the itinerary suited you perfectly, that you loved the restaurants we picked and that you had a lot of fun! Because that’s exactly what we want for you and our visitors We hope to see you again ^_^ Best regards, Emo Tours Eygpt
Written 3 February 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Alice_T
2 contributions
Salwa was the most wonderful guide!
Jan 2020
I really enjoyed Aswan and it wouldn't have been that great without our amazing tour guide Salwa. She was so kind and patient. Her English was perfect too!
she's super knowledgeable! answering all of our questions and we learned a lot from her. She always made sure we're comfortable enough throughout the day, made sure we got lunch and snacks, took many pictures of us and was super fun! Thank you, Emo for choosing Salwa to be our tour guide. I highly recommend her for anyone visiting Aswan or Luxor!!!
Written 27 January 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear our valued customer Thank you for your support and we would like to inform that we are taking every measure to ensure better service and greater customer satisfaction at all time . Ido wish to welcome you and your family in one of our tours soon ^_^ Best regards, Emo Tours Eygpt
Written 3 February 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Rizwan Omer
London, UK3 contributions
Great tour
Dec 2019 • Couples
Had a great tour of Aswan high dam, philae temple and obelisk with our guide Bisma. She is wonderful and took great care of us during the tour. Also provided useful tips about aswan in general.
Written 12 December 2019
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Dear Valued Guest, In this time of gratitude, we give thanks for you. We value your patronage and appreciate your confidence in us. Counting you among our customers is something for which we are especially grateful. So On behalf of all of us at EMO TOURS EGYPT, We wish you a good day ,Thank you so much. Sincerely, EMO TOURS EGYPT
Written 14 December 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Celina F
Los Angeles, CA1 contribution
Fun and Educational Tour with Ebtesam(Basma)
Oct 2019
I did this tour with a group of six family members. Basma was our guide for Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, the High Dam and, Aswan to Luxor via Edfu and Kom Ombo Temple. We also did Abu Simbel with her. After our first day with her, we knew we wanted her for the rest of our tours, so we called and made the request. We wanted to take her with us to Luxor, but unfortunately we got another guide. Basma was not only knowledgable in Egyptian history, but she was professional and extremely friendly. She made the tours fun by making our family part of the Egyptian history. Which kept us vested in the history as we wanted to hear about our fates as Egyptian gods.

In regards to Emo Tours, I had a few issues with them in regards to communication and late arrivals. We booked them for our airport transfers, travel to and from cities and individual tours. They ran late on most of their airport transfers. Our arrival to Cairo we waited 45 minutes! We had to call every time and inquire where they were. Their communication for the tour start times were also poor. One day the driver would tell us pick-up was 5:00 am, the guide (not Basma) would tell us 6:00 then we would get an e-mail later in the day saying pick-up was 7:00 am.

The positives, the vans were very nice and comfortable. They always made sure we had plenty of water and snacks. All in all, I would use them again. We had two other guides besides Basma and they too were great and catered to what we wanted to do.
Written 14 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear our valued Customer First of all, I would like to apologise for whatever went wrong with you during your visit. And thank you for your positive and negative points of view which are highly appreciated and help us to improve our service by rewinding the good ones and taking a serious action with the bad ones as our priority is the satisfaction of our guest . we are pleased you were so happy with your tour experience ^_^ Ido wish to welcome you and your family in one of our tours soon. Best regards, Emo Tours Eygpt
Written 16 November 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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312nadineb
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Impressive!
Definitely worth the drive. The tour was very well planned and prepared by Emo Tours. Our guide Emad was very well
Jbbowden07
Jbbowden07
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Travel with Sam to Abu Simbel
We wanted to get to Abu Simbel before it got too hot, so our experience had us up with the morning prayers at 4:30,
TLStaaden
TLStaaden
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Nice detour between Luxor and Aswan
Initially, I was choosing between taking the train between Aswan and Luxor. Instead of that, I found I could transf
craig7530421
craig7530421
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Worth the trip from Aswan
Smooth, efficient transport from Aswan all the way down to Abu Simbel (~3 hr drive), with a professional driver and
KT100598
KT100598
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A day in Aswan with Emad
We went for a second day in a row with our guide Emad Aiyad a trip to Philae Temple, the High Dam and the market in
Mobile13897415040
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Amazing Abu Simbel with Emad
We took a one day trip from Aswan to Abu Simbel. Our guide Emad Aiad met us at our hotel and we drove towards Abu S
Marco C
Marco C
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Amazing tour with the best guide!
We were punctually picked up at 04:30 am by our super guide Walid. On the way to Abu Simbel he made a special stop
YannCous
YannCous
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Easily the best thing I did in Egypt!
The tour was very impressive. When we arrived at Abu Simbel there were no other tourist due to the private tour bei
andynguyen9157
andynguyen9157
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Best experience in Aswan
Our tour of the Abu Simbel Temple was definitely amazing. Our guide, Walid, was extremely knowledgeable of current
Faholz
Faholz
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Excellent day trip to Abu Simbel
Our guide Emad was amazing! He took great care of us and told us about so much history of Abu Simbel and Aswan! I w
809heidit
809heidit
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Loved it
This was excellent! My tour guide, Nermien, was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions. She was friendly
carlosfrivera98
carlosfrivera98
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Abu Simbel Day Tour
Our driver, Mohammad Rashed was the best! Pickup on time and everything ran smoothly for the day. Very attentive an
Ssage2
Ssage2
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Amazing day with Emad!
Emad was an amazing guide! We managed to do both Abu Simbel emples, Philae temple, a perfume museum and the High Da
NJZ2
NJZ2
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Efficient trip to Abu Simbel and very nice vehicle, tour guide was okay
They were punctual and the driver was very good - felt safe, comfortable, and cool (nice modern car with great AC)
chipso2021
chipso2021
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5 Stars for Ahmed
My rating is mainly for Ahmed from Emo Tours. My fiancee and I spent several days with Ahmed, and he was great. Alw
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