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Kitchner's Island

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Address: Aswan, Egypt
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US$19.00*
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Private Felucca Tour: Aswan Botanic Gardens
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Enjoyable afternoon outing

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 November 2016
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Queensland, Australia
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Avondale, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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JazzyV1822
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Egypt
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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Another beautiful Island. Loved meetings the locals and they were very welcoming in to their homes and small markets. It would be nice to make time to visit the small island, and appreciate their style of living.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

It was my last day in Aswan and had time to kill so I took the trip. I was disappointed. From what I read I thought I would see plants dating back to a hundred years. There are some but it was not what I expected. It was a short lived trip but I can't say I regretted it when... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Kitchener's Island is a wonderful haven for wildlife and plants. It comprises of gardens that are well tended, clean and tidy, despite the number of visitors they receive each day. It is a good place to go and sit . . . perhaps take a picnic. There are stalls and a firm 'no thank you' is sometimes required. Don't expect... More 

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