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The Most Famous Aswan Tourist Attractions

Aswan Tourist Attractions are an enchanting sight to behold. Aswan is the home to heavenly monuments that showcase the tales of the greatest civilization the world has ever seen. On this page are many articles containing all the information and details about all the famous and important attractions of Aswan. Since 1987, Egypt Tours Portal was the finest travel agency where every traveler can experience all the art, history, and culture of this mythical city in the most entertaining manner. The travel agency is equipped to have the finest staff of tour guides, tour operators, drivers, and customer service plus several dedicated travel constants who will provide the most suitable Accommodations, Nile River cruises, Transportation, and everything else you could ever request at reasonable prices.

Egypt Tours Portal gained its excellent reputation due to absolutely fitting booking procedures, safety guidelines, and fair COVID-19 cancelation policies which lead the company to be awarded many prizes such as being Certified By Tripadvisor As the Travelers’ Choice of 2021 in Egypt – Winner of Luxury Lifestyle Awards In the Category of the Best Luxury Travel Agency in Egypt in 2020 – Winner of Africa 2020 Award For the Best Cultural Experience Tours in Egypt From the Travel & Hospitality Awards Magazine – Excellent Number of 5-star rating reviews in Feefo” and many more achievements in the way. Enjoy your vacation in Aswan and witness the divine treasures of Upper Egypt.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Aswan known for?

Aswan is known for its beautiful Nile Valley scenery, natural sites, rich archaeological attraction, and very relaxing & peaceful energy.

Is Aswan worth visiting?

Aswan has the power to provide every traveler with a unique and magical travel experience across the Nile river, the great market which connects to the Nubian people, the history, and the culture.

How many days in Aswan is enough?

Two or three days is the ideal time to fully explore all the attractions in Aswan.

What to do in Aswan?

There are many activities that every traveler can do in Aswan such as: Boarding Nile Cruise offers a rich cultural experience. Explore the Nubian culture and shop for spices, henna tattoos, souvenirs, and African handmade goods at the Aswan souk. Explore Elephantine Island. Elephantine Island. Sail on a Felucca. Felucca rides at sunset. Day Trip to Abu Simbel. Take a boat to Philae Temple. Philae Temple. Visit The Unfinished Obelisk. Visit Monastery of St. Explores the hidden Gems of Aswan. Camel-Trek on Aswan's West Bank. ... Climb up to the Tombs of the Nobles. Explore Nubian Museum

What is the temperature in Aswan?

The average high temperatures of Aswan are about 40 C (104 F) in summer (May, June, July, August, August, September) but in the coldest months of the year (November, December January, February, March, and April) average high temperatures remain about 26 C (79 F) which makes it the ideal time to visit.

Is Aswan safe for tourists?

Aswan is one of the safest travel destinations in Egypt that hold the essence of the cleansing of all the visited attractions of Aswan on a daily basis has become a priority to ensure its total sanitary. All the sites and tourists of Aswan will be guides all the time by the military and police force to ensure the safety of both our guests and the ancient monuments.

How to get to Abu Simbel from Aswan?

Any traveler can get from Abu Simbel to Aswan in about a three-hour drive across 290 km.

What to see in Aswan Egypt?

The magnificent attractions of Aswan date back to more than 4000 years across pharaonic and Greco-Roman times such as the incredible Philae temple, the marvelous Edfu temple, the unique Kom Ombo temple, the great temple of Abu Simbel, the modern high dam, and various more hidden wonders.

How to get from Luxor to Aswan?

The distance between Luxor to Aswan is 239 Km. There are many ways to cross this distance by car as it would take 3 and half hours and by train, it would take 5 hours but for those travelers who which to fully explore the legendary history and culture between Luxor and Aswan the Nile Cruise is the way to go which takes from 4 to 7 days across the legendary wonders of Egypt.

What Are the Finest Destinations to Visit in Egypt?

The entire country of Egypt deserve to be explored with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen before any other such as the breathtaking Hurghada's red sea, The wonders of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak & Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan such as Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The Wonders of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey's Pillar and Alexandria Library. Read More About the Best Places to Visit in Egypt

What Are Egypt's Visa Requirements?

If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries, have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD in cash, as for the E-Visa for 30 day you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could also be one of the lucky ones who can obtain a free visa for 90 days. Read More About Egypt Travel Visa.

What Is the Top Traditional Egyptian Food?

Egypt has a variety of delicious cuisines but we recommend “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, Mulukhiya, “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and Kebab & Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish.

What is the Best Time to Visit Egypt?

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a little tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the Climate is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

What to Pack for Your Egypt Tour?

You should pack everything you could ever need in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

Why Book With "Egypt Tours Portal"?

We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 20 years around the most majestic destinations in Egypt. Our staff consists of the best operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort to make you have the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time consultants to fit your every possible need during your vacation. It doesn't go without saying that your safety and comfort are our main priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the finest atmosphere until you return home.

Is it Safe to Travel to Egypt?

You will feel safe in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is quite peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt. Read More

What to Wear While in Egypt?

Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light and comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of Egypt. Put on sun block during your time in Egypt in the summer to protect yourself from the sun.

What are the Best Activities to Do in Egypt?

The best activity is by far boarding a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the allure and wonders of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert by a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.

What are Egypt Festival and Public Holidays?

There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas and new years eve. Read More

What are Special Advice for Foreign Women in Egypt?

Egypt is considered to be one of the most liberal Islamic countries but it has become a little bit conservative in the last couple of decades so it is advised to avoid showing your chest, shoulders or legs below the knees.

What are the Official Languages of Egypt?

Arabic is the official language and Most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand English or at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Professional tour guides, who work in the tourism sector, are equipped to handle visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of all our clients.

What is the Transportation in Egypt?

The fastest way is a car, of course, a taxi. If you are in Cairo ride a white taxi to move faster or you could board the fastest way of transportation in Egypt metro if the roads are in rush hour.

What is the Weather is Like?

The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c. Summer in Egypt is somehow hot but sometimes it becomes cold at night and winter is cool and mild. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and the average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

What are the Reasons That Make You Visit Egypt?

It is the home of everything a traveler might be looking for from amazing historical sites dating to more than 4000 years to enchanting city resorts & beaches. You will live the vacation you deserve as Egypt has everything you could possibly imagine.
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