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The best tour available around Aswan, as you will be able to visit one of Aswan’s top spots. The tour’s start time is flexible, but usually the tour starts around 8 AM, takes a duration of two hours. This private tour includes Pick-Up with our air-conditioned vehicles at your requested location, and Drop Off at your requested location. The tour also provides Entry Fees + Taxes Services, Tour Guides with an experience of 15+ years, and a bottle of water during the day.
You will be picked up from your hotel, nile cruise or the airport by one of Gem Explore's Egyptologists. You'll take a 2 hour Felucca ride in the river to Kitchener’s Island, to the west of Elephantine Island, it was given to Lord Horatio Kitchener in the 1890s when he was commander of the Egyptian army. Indulging his passion for beautiful palms and plants, Kitchener turned the entire island into the stunning Aswan Botanical Gardens, importing plants from the Far East, India and parts of Africa.
Covering 6.8 hectares, the gardens are filled with birds as well as hundreds of species of flora. While it may have lost some of its former glory, its majestic trees are still a stunning sight, particularly just before sunset when the light is softer and the scent of sandalwood floats on the breeze.