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Kitchner's Island

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Address: Aswan, Egypt
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Private Felucca Tour: Aswan Botanic Gardens
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Nice place for a stroll

Take a felucca ride, and then stroll through Lord Kitchner's botanical plantings with plants from all the places he served while in the army.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful amazing view, exceptional nature , calm and relaxing time. Really quite atmosphere. Must see

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Redwood City, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a felucca ride, and then stroll through Lord Kitchner's botanical plantings with plants from all the places he served while in the army.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled over to the island in a traditional Felluca boat. This was a lot of fun and we really enjoyed the laid out gardens of the botanical island with many species of trees Id never heard of. small museum, very old. the stallholders were very pushy near to the end of the island where you go to rejoin your... More 

Thank 52Jeanni29
Avondale, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Can be a nice place to spend an afternoon as long as you don't pick a day when school kids are visiting on a class trip. The gardens are nicely maintained but not as diverse as many other conservatories.

Thank BobN06
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

No need to pre-plan Felucca tours or anything in Egypt for that matter as ask business is done in person for much more reasonable rates than you'll ever find online. Kitchner was very easy to get to on our Felucca ride on the Nile. Very well kept and peaceful

Thank MyMinimalist_Travel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

If you want relaxation and enjoy greenery side by side to Nile and desert That's the place to go Amazing views

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

El Nabatat Island or Kitchener's Island,[1][2] (جزيرة النباتات Geziret En Nabatat (Plant Island) or the Botanical Island)[3][4] is a small, oval-shaped island in the Nile at Aswan, Egypt. It is less than a kilometer long and its width is less than ½ a kilometer. The Aswan Botanical Garden is located on the island

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is a small island that houses The Aswan Botanical Garden. While I wouldn’t put this on the “Must Do” list if you have the opportunity to spend a few hours it is a worthwhile felucca ride and restful change from the city. The gardens while cool were a little overgrown and unkempt. At times we were hassled by Nubian... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

For two times in Aswan I visited Kitchener Island, it's beauty, trees, fresh air, Nile and lovers. you will like it :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

It was amazing to reach this place by felucca about half an hour in the river Nile Clear water and wind was good eased the heat of summer. The place is what you can call a WOW place Isolated. So beautiful colors. Information about plants and trees exist, gathered from all-over the world. Spacious place,I spent like 2 hours to... More 

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