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Private Felucca Cruise to Elephantine Island

Private Felucca Cruise to Elephantine Island

Private Felucca Cruise to Elephantine Island

A partir de 19 €

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Sail to Elephantine Island—Aswan's largest island—aboard a traditional felucca. Join the guide in exploring this area, known for its artifacts dating back to the predynastic period.
Located downstream of the First Cataract of the River Nile, Elephantine Island was formerly known as a trading place for ivory. Its name may have come from this, or from its shape resembling an elephant tusk.
Enjoy a scenic, private felluca ride followed by a guided tour of the island. Standing at what used to be the border between ancient Egypt and Nubia, this area is known for its artifacts dating back to the predynastic period. In addition, according to myth, the island is the dwelling place of Khnum, the ram-headed god of the cataracts, who guarded and controlled the waters of the Nile.
Commentary is available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, and Portuguese. English-speaking guides are provided by default. Commentary in French, Spanish, German, Italian, and Portuguese can be arranged, subject to availability.
Inclusions :
  • Private tour of Elephantine Island
  • Private felucca ride
  • Admission to the Elephantine Island
  • Roundtrip transportation in air-conditioned private car or minivan
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • English-speaking guide
  • Tour commentary is offered in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese

Duration:
Approximately 3 hours
Departure time and location:
9 AM; from the lobby of your Aswan hotel
Return time and location:
12 PM (noon); to the lobby of your Aswan hotel
Note:
Pricing is per traveler and depends upon the total number of travelers in your party; please choose the correct ticket type accordingly. Elegant Voyage reserves the right to refuse a booking should the wrong ticket type be selected.
Participation in this activity is complimentary for children under the age of 3. English-speaking guides are provided by default. Commentary in French, Spanish, German, Italian, and Portuguese can be arranged, subject to availability. Please call ahead to arrange for an alternate-language guide. The order in which attractions are visited may vary. Tour guide gratuity is not included and is at your discretion.

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