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Sheyakhah Oula, Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The garden itself was very beautiful, with plants collected from many different parts of the globe. However, the experience was somewhat negative in the end, because they allow salesmen to come on the island who bother visitors. I saw two salesmen making racist comments to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MatthewN1711
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The island is located in the middle of the Nile and filled with different types of plants and trees from all over the world with a sign stating the name of the plant in Arabic, English and Latin. It's a family friendly zone with amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AhmedYosry86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We (family - but no teenagers or children but for some reason this these are the only options for family in “type of visit”) went to the Garden for maybe an hour or so in the middle of a boat tour. My mum and I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yarasallam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow. What a beautiful place! My family and I really enjoyed it. My children were happy to be walking around the island and my wife was fascinated by the variety of trees and plants there. The island is also called Kitchener's island. It really is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 543faisalm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views from the garden to the surrounding areas, but only if you really into trees, I would recommend this visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jov503
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a grand finale to our visit to Aswan. Super friendly people and great view of the Nile from the island .. don’t skip

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 971ihabi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a hot day trekking round temples and deserts, then popping over to the island and the Botanical Gardens is a lovely way to while away an hour or so. It is a well established gardens, with many species from other countries including my home...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sail_Scarlett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entry fee is cheap. It is nice, but not out of ordinary. If you have no time, skip it. There are other more interesting things to do in Aswan. But if you have time, why not?...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dudy D
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The botanical garden is one of the best places in Aswan. It is a must to visit it as you will enjoy the boat trip to the island as well as the different kinds of plants.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank yehiaz417
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is a quiet and quaint place to visit. Accessed by motor or sail, it is a pleasant walk in the shade of trees from literally all over the former British Empire. In November there are few blooming plants or colorful flowers. It appears to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tim R
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Zaleha N
26 October 2016|
Response from mohamed_alia2012 | Reviewed this property |
Yes same, Sorry for delay and have a nice trip
Zaleha N
23 October 2016|
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Response from mohamed_alia2012 | Reviewed this property |
Sure, it is worth it. It could be considered as a Nile River Cruise as well since you will visit the garden through a sailboat. But consider the following: - Arrange for an experienced guide. - Arrange for a good camera... More
15 October 2016|
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Response from MTS13 | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't in a wheelchair but would say it would be difficult. The felluca I hired I had to climb across several boats. you'd have to make sure you got one tired close to the dock. they were also tied with their bows inward... More