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Philae Temple and High Dam Tour
4 Hours
Philae Temple and High Dam Tour
Tour Type
Private Tour
Philae Temple and High Dam Tour
Philae Temple and High Dam Tour
Philae Temple and High Dam Tour
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Philae Temple and High Dam Tour


Explore the most popular and well-known sites on Aswan day tours. Walk on the High Dam which separates Lake Nasser from the Nile and enjoy the beauty of Philae Temple’s island location. Through our guided Egypt Day tours in Aswan, you will hear the stories of the Egyptian Gods and Kings and the meaning of the drawings on the walls of the temples. The guided Egypt tours always add a meaning to your trip in any destination.


Pick up at 08.30 with the Next Holiday Travel tour guide

This tour begins in the beautiful Aswan city with a pleasant boat ride to the small island of Philae. Ptolemy II built the temple on this island in honor of the goddess Isis. It also holds the astonishing unfinished obelisk, which was claimed as the world’s largest obelisk until it, unfortunately, cracked.

The contrast between the ancient past and present will be striking as you arrive through your tour at your next destination in Aswan, the celebrated Aswan Dam from the best things to do in Aswan, a gigantic and great piece of engineering work that was launched by the British Empire during its occupation of the country and concluded by the Egyptians in the middle of the last century.


  • Pick up services from your hotel and return
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Boat fees and tickets
  • All taxes and service charges


  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping


  • All the above is just an offer subject to your acceptance, no bookings are done yet, and space will be subject to availability while we go through booking.
  • Rate based on the above-mentioned number of travelers, in case there is an increase or decrease in the number of travelers or change of date, Next Holiday Travel keeps the right to change its rate accordingly.
  • All transfers throughout the entire trip on a private basis by A/C Deluxe Vehicle.
  • All above mentioned sightseeing on a Private basis in Cairo and joining other guests on board the cruise, including entrance fees
  • Rates include taxes and service charges
  • Full Day tours 6-8hrs.
  • Half Day tours 4 hours.
  • Our rates do not include insurance.
  • There are 2 accepted ways of payment :
  • Credit card (fees 2.5% of total amount).
  • Bank transfer (excluding banking fees according to your bank regulations).


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The Temple of Isis in Philae was built during the time of Ptolemy II (Egypt's Greco-Roman Period) and is dedicated to Isis, Osiris, and Horus. The temple of Philae walls depict episodes from Egyptian mythology, such as Isis resurrecting Osiris, giving birth to Horus, and mummifying Osiris after his death.

If you only do one of the things to do in Aswan, make it a visit to the magnificent Philae Temple.

Aswan High Dam is a dam over the Nile River in Egypt, north of Aswan. It is 364 feet (111 meters) high and 12,562 feet (3,830 meters) long and was built 4 miles (6 kilometers) upstream from the previous Aswan Dam (1902).


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