High Dam, Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk

With a verified local guide: Enjoy an expedition into ancient architectural marvels



Ready for an Epic Historical Exploration?

What to Expect

Embark on a captivating exploration of Aswan’s historic treasures with a local tour guide in Egypt to unveil the marvels of the High Dam, the Philae Temple, and the Unfinished Obelisk. Join me for a morning adventure starting at 7 or 8 am, as we delve into the rich history and architectural wonders of Egypt.


Pick-up Early morning from Aswan: Around 7am, depending on your hotel location in Aswan

High Dam Visit (7 or 8 am): Our journey begins with a visit to the High Dam, located approximately 25 km from the main city. Witness the grandeur of the dam, Lake Nasser, and the power station generating electricity for Egypt.

Philae Island Temple (9 am): Board a motorboat to reach Philae Island and explore the captivating Philae Temple. Dedicated to ISIS and Osiris, it stands as one of Egypt’s most beautiful temples, saved by UNESCO and relocated to a higher island. Spend around 2 hours immersing yourself in the temple’s ancient allure.

Unfinished Obelisk (11 am): Our final destination takes us to the Unfinished Obelisk, a colossal monument still in the quarry. Marvel at the world’s largest unfinished obelisk and uncover the secrets of ancient Egyptian craftsmanship.

What’s included:

  • Pick-up and drop-off,  car with A/C
  • entrance fees to all sites
  • expert local guide

It does not include:

  • lunch
  • accommodation

Children’s policy

Make it a family affair with half-price tickets for children aged 6 to 12. Little ones aged 1 to 5 can enjoy the tour for free, ensuring an inclusive and memorable experience for all.

Important Details

Duration: 3h
Type: Private Tour
Runs: Every Day
Pick-up: around 7am in Aswan at your hotel

I am a local tour guide in Egypt. Book this and let’s embark on a memorable journey with me visiting the iconic High Dam, the majestic Philae Temple, and the enigmatic Unfinished Obelisk. Immerse yourself in the allure of these ancient wonders and capture the essence of Egypt’s rich history.

Your Guide

Khaled Mohamed

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Why Book this Tour?

Explore Aswan historical marvels

Fantastic tour with a Egyptologist expert

Capture extensive natural landscapes

Stop for taking photos wherever you go

No waiting in long queues for tickets

Meeting Place

Aswan, Egypt

Aswan, Egypt


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