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Aswan St. Simeon Monastery Private Half-Day Tour with Camel Ride

Aswan, Egypt

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  • Ideal choice for families
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

Overview

Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan and transfer to the Nile side where your motor boat will be waiting for you journey. Board your boat and relax on the soft cushions to the west bank opposite the southern tip of the Elephantine Island, near the mausoleum of the Aga Khan.

Enjoy a 25 minute camel ride to reach the Monastery, located on a hill on the west bank near the Aga Khan Mausoleum in Aswan and was once inhabited by thousands of residents. The construction of the monastery begun in the 6th century, but it’s believed that it was not completed until the 7th century. Move on to visit the Coptic Monastery of St Simeon is one of the largest Coptic monasteries in the world. Its original name was "Anba Hatre Monastery," and due to a water shortage a century after it was built, it was abandoned and left untouched for many years. Be transferred back to the Nile side and then transfer to your hotel in Aswan.

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Includes:
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Felucca or motorboat ride
  • Camel ride to monastery
  • Monastery entrance fee
  • Bottled water
  • All service charges and taxes
Excludes:
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Hotel name needed for pickup

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Departure Time:
From 8am to 1pm
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
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