Philae Temple & the High Dam & the unfinished Obelisk
Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel by air-conditioned vehicle to start your day tour with a walk across the High Dam, which was built between 1960 and 1970 to control the Nile flooding using to happen every year during summer.
Continue your tour to enjoy your private motorboat trip on the Nile River to Lake Nasser, the biggest man-made lake in the world, to reach to Agilkia Island, which has constructed to match the size of the wonderful Philae Temple.
Your tour guide will explain to you how a UNESCO project in 1960 saved Philae Island with its treasures from the Nile flooding and moved it to Agilkia Island, where it still locates today.
Explore Philae temple dedicated to the goddess Isis, and enjoy its treasures as the first Chapel of Isis, the Chapel of god Osiris, and the Temple of god Horus.
End your tour with a visit to a quarry houses the largest known obelisk, which is the unfinished obelisk. It is the third taller obelisk than any complete obelisk in Egypt.
Enjoy your lunch in a local restaurant. Then we drive you back to your hotel.
English-speaking tour guide
Transfers by Private air-conditioned vehicles
Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary