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Aswan Tours

Aswan Day Tours & Trips

From the peaceful city of Aswan on the Nile, you can get a lot of great day trips and activities including Aswan tours. One of Egypt’s most popular tourist destinations in Aswan. The simplicity of Aswan is seen in the number of well-known tourist destinations, mainly along the banks of the Nile, including the Island of Plants and the Island of Elephantine, as well as other temples like the Philae temple and the Temple of Kom Ombo

Every tourist will have the opportunity to discover the Nubian legacy and the history of Ancient Egypt, including the temples at Philae temple, Kom Ombo, Unfinished Obelisk, and the high dam, Abu Simbel, Kalabsha Templethe Temple of Edfu and more places

The city of Aswan represents a whole civilization whose temples are still in full brilliance and magnificence, even though the landmarks of ancient Egypt are entirely distinct from any historical monuments on the globe.

Aswan city tours, you can enjoy fun activities such as the Phila temple sound and light show, felucca ride on the Nile tour, Aswan horse carriage trip, and much more.

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Stunning cities to visit in Egypt

  • Greater Cairo – the capital of Egypt, home to the Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum and fabulous Islamic architecture.
  • Alexandria – Egypt’s window on the Mediterranean, with still-palpable glimpses of the past.
  • Luxor – the gateway to the Valley of the Kings, amongst other fabulous attractions.
  • Aswan – a more relaxed option, full of amazing sights.
  • Port Said – the center of the third-largest metropolitan area, has a cosmopolitan heritage, home to the Lighthouse of Port Said.
  • Hurghada – a town on the Red Sea, filled with all-inclusive resorts and diving.
  • Sharm El Sheikh – a hugely popular resort town on the Sinai peninsula, with some of the best scuba diving in the world.

Popular destinations in Egypt

  • Abu Simbel – a very remote town in the far south, with some beautiful ancient temples.
  • Dahab – at Sinai, east of Sharm El Sheikh, a backpacker central, with excellent scuba diving.
  • Karnak – scattered temples built with an emphasis on size, an impressive avenue of ram-headed sphinxes runs through the middle.
  • Memphis and Saqqara – both filled with relics and ruins of ancient Egypt, they’re often combined as a day trip from Cairo.
  • Siwa – a stunning remote oasis near the Libyan border.
  • St. Katherine home to the oldest continually inhabited monastery, Mount Sinai and Mount Katherine (the highest mountain in Egypt) and truly Bedouin culture.
  • Taba Heights – a purpose-built resort with views of Israel, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.

General tips

  • Respect the culture and keep it alive.
  • Try not to go on trips without a guide and a skilled driver.
  • When you go to Egypt, wear comfortable shoes.
  • Don't take pictures or videos without the proper permission.
  • Don't go on a trip without getting the recommended shots and travel insurance.
  • Bring a scarf to cover your hair when you go to a mosque or other place of worship
  • Try the food from Egypt; it's delicious!
  • Before going to a new place or destination, it's always a good idea to find out as much as possible about it.
  • When trying an adventure activity, you should never put your safety last.
  • Learn about some of the local customs and culture.
  • Learn some words from the local languages in the area.
  • Don't take corals out of the Red Sea, and don't touch them. Even a tiny bump can hurt them.

Frequently Asked Questions.

Some of the most common questions asked by tourists.

Is it safe to travel to Egypt?

Egypt is a safe destination, and you will have a quiet and pleasant trip to any of its extraordinary cities to do all the activities and visit all its famous sights and beaches. The tourist police, the army, and others provide total security for your visit to avoid the occurrence of any problem.

Are tourists safe in Aswan?

In Egypt, Aswan is thought to be a safe place for tourists to visit. Even though street theft and pickpocketing aren’t common in Aswan, travellers should still be careful like they would in any other foreign city.

Is Aswan worth visiting?

Aswan is a miracle from prehistoric times. It is the home of the prestigious Nubian culture, which shows the best of art, nature, and class. It is full of impressive monuments and artifacts made from valuable materials and the best examples of ancient architecture.

How many days do you need in Aswan?

Ancient and cultural sites, beautiful Nile scenery, and an easy charm can be seen in three to four days. With three days in the city, you can see its main attractions, learn about local culture, and take day trips or cruises to the Nile Valley’s temples or Lake Nasser.

What is best time to visit Aswan?

Best time to visit aswan between December to February.

What are the best things to do in and around Aswan?

Aswan is a mythical city where everyone can have a great time. You can take a cruise down the Nile from Aswan to Luxor, go on a safari to see Bedouin villages, go on a private Felluca trip, ride a horse-drawn carriage through the city, visit Abu Simbel Temple, and do many other things.

How long does a cruise down the Nile from Luxor to Aswan take?

The Nile Cruise takes four days from Aswan to Luxor and five days from Luxor to Aswan.

Where can you shop in Aswan?

There are also several shops where you can buy exciting things like jewelry and perfume. Aswan Market is the best place to purchase Nubian trinkets, antiques, costumes, Egyptian spices, and smells, and these things are a must-buy in Aswan.

What is the best traditional food from Egypt?

Recommending “Ful & Ta’meya, “Mulukhiya,” “Koshary,” which is a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and “Kebab & Kofta,” which is a traditional Egyptian meat dish.

Do I need to know Arabic to enjoy my trip to Egypt?

Although it is not required, learning a few standard Arabic greetings and phrases is unquestionably valuable and advantageous. Learning a few words is undoubtedly a wise decision if you want to explore more and go beyond the well-known tourist sites and famous places.

Can women travel alone? It is safe?

Women should not worry about traveling alone because it is safe, as policemen, army soldiers, and tourist police are spread all over the country to protect tourists and citizens. Therefore, you will always find them close to your location in case you need help, but you should know that problems will rarely happen, so you should not be afraid to travel to Egypt alone.

Is it allowed to take photos inside the tombs?

Taking photos inside the tombs is not allowed, and at some sites like Valle del Rey, visitors are asked to put down their cameras before entering because using the camera flash can ruin artwork inside the tombs. Therefore, you must follow the rules to avoid the occurrence of any problems.

Is there certain clothing for men to enter a mosque?

Men are preferred to wear long pants and not shorts in case of entering a mosque, but they will not face any problem if they wear shorts.

Should women wear a specific outfit before entering a mosque?

It is preferred that you cover your skin and wear a headscarf as a kind of respect for the religious site, but it is not required.

What do I need to do to obtain my tourist visa?

You must go to the Egyptian Embassy to apply for your tourist visa. In case you are from another country like Australia, Brazil, Malaysia, Western Europe, North America, or others, you are allowed to take your tourist visa upon arrival in Egypt.

Is it simple to use my credit or debit card in Egypt?

Yes, credit and debit cards are easily accepted and used throughout Egypt, including in hotels, cruise ships, shopping centers, and more. When you decide to do some shopping in the local markets, it is preferable to carry some cash because you may find that some stores do not accept cards.

Places you can visit in Aswan

Some of the most common places in Aswan