Water activity

From Aswan: Philae Temple & Motorboat Tour to Nubian Village

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels

From Aswan: Philae Temple & Motorboat Tour to Nubian Village

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels

From US$ 95 per person

Pay a visit to the majestic Philae Temple with an expert guide. Experience a boat ride along the Nile River and admire its scenic beauty. Take a closer look at Nubian culture and traditions, and meet a Nubian family to learn about their lifestyle.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, German, French, Italian
Pickup included
Complimentary pickup is available from hotels in Aswan.


  • Visit the amazing temple of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis
  • Cruise in a motorboat up the longest river in Africa, The Nile
  • Discover the colorful way of life in the Nubian village
  • Wander among the Nubian houses and shop for some souvenirs
  • Benefit from the ease and convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off
Full description
Prepare yourself for an exhilarating trip to the Temple of Philae and a traditional Nubian village from Aswan. Travel with an expert guide, explore the temple site, and discover Nubian traditions with village locals. Enjoy convenient hotel pickup from your hotel in Aswan, then set off on your journey with your professional guide who will enlighten you with interesting facts throughout your tour. Upon arrival at the majestic Temple of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis, roam around to experience this classical and sacred site to the core. After exploring the temple, head to the Nile River, which has had an incomparable role in developing Egyptian civilization. Cruise down the river to the Nubian village situated opposite Soheil Island, close to the Aswan Dam pass. Once there, trace out the different aspects of traditional life and culture in the village by meeting native people. To understand more, wander among the houses in lush palm groves and admire their varied colors: sky blue, yellow, pink, and more. Spend some time shopping for some delightful handcrafted gifts before sailing back along the River Nile. The tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel in Aswan.
  • Pickup and drop-off service to your booked hotel in Aswan
  • An expert and professional tour guide
  • Bottle of water
  • Motorboat fare and the admission tickets
  • All taxes and service charges
  • Tipping (not mandatory)
  • Extra drinks during the day
  • Any extra services not mentioned above
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please try to wear comfortable shoes, a hat, and sunglasses
  • The duration of the tour is 7 hours including pickup and drop off

Product ID: 273262