Sail to Aswan -Aswan Sightseeing Tour / Felucca Ride Sunday December 24th :
After breakfast, you will be transferred to visit Aswan's High Dam
which is one of the most important achievements of the last century in Egypt .It Contains 18 times the material used in the great pyramid of Cheops
and It provides Egypt with the water and electricity and secures the country from the destructive inundation of the Nile River .
Then you will visit the Temple of Isis at Philae
which its construction started during the reign of Ptolemy II and completed by the Roman emperors.
And it was dedicated to goddess Isis which was considered the mother of god and she is the mother god Horus and the consort of God Osiris.
After that, you will go in A Felucca
ride around the islands of Aswan and (Kitchener’s Botanical Garden
where you will see different beautiful types of subtropical, exotic, and rare plantings and Elephantine island
which is the largest island of Aswan area , Elephantine is Greek for elephant as It is believed that the island received its name because it was a major ivory trading center. There are different monuments which were excavated in the island like the ruins of a temple dedicated to the ram god Khnum " God of water". Elephantine was considered as cult center for god Khnum
then going back to the cruise to stay overnight onboard