Aswan Tours, Aswan Excursions and Nile Cruise Aswan to Luxor from Journey To Egypt. Book Aswan Tours, Aswan to Luxor Tours and More Thing To Do in Aswan, Our Aswan Tours include half-day tour to Philae Temple and the High Dam of Aswan or full-day Abu Simbel tour- or Taking two or even three nights Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor - You can also go sailing in a Felucca and use it as your personal transport to visit Kitchener's island or Visit the Nubian Village to meet and impact a Nubian family.
The city of Aswan is located on the east bank of the Nile opposite Elephantine island and was and important trade and quarrying area. Several temples sites are located here. Not far from the river, near the southern edge of the city, is a Ptolemaic temple to Isis, it is quite well preserved and has several interested features. Aswan History- Although there was a settlement on Elephantine Island before the early dynastic period, after the unification of Egypt it assumed much greater importance. It was the southernmost city in the first nome of Upper Egypt. This was a control post for the trade with Nubia and it was also a starting point for the many expedition to the south. Aswan Tours and Excursions 1-Temple of Philae A highlight of Aswan Tours, and reason alone to pay a visit to the town, is this Graeco-Roman temple dedicated to the cult of Isis.2-Abu Simbel Hewn out of a solid cliff in the 13th century BC, the great Sun Temple and the smaller Temple of Hathor at Abu Simbel are a breathtaking sight. 3-Aswan High Dam Built between 1960 and 1971,The dam is usually visited as part of Aswan tours 4-Felucca Rides, Aswan is the finest place to go sailing in a felucca.