Enjoy one-day trips to Aswan, and see Suhail Island and the Kalabsha Temple through our trip in Happy Egypt and Aswan excursions. Through this trip, you can learn information about Suhail Island and the new Kalabsha.
Kalabsha was built during the reign of Augustus (30 BC - 14 AD), the first Roman Emperor. Primarily dedicated to the Nubian god Mandulis, the goddess Isis and her husband Osiris were worshiped here as well. The temple is standard in its plan.
With Egypt day tours you can enjoy Suhail Island in the Nile River, about two miles southwest of Aswan in southern Egypt. It is a large island, located approximately midway between the city and the Aswan Low Dam
Your guide in Happy Egypt will meet you at your hotel. We will commence our tour with a motorboat ride to:
Sehel Island located on the Nile, about 3.2 km southwest of Aswan. Sehel was home to a stone quarry for granite used during various Ancient Egyptian periods. You will find many inscriptions in the island's granite boulders most dedicated to the goddess Anukis and her consort Khnum. Enjoy it with your tour to Egypt day tours
These inscriptions were usually left by travellers marking either the start or end of their journey to Nubia. There are several famous inscriptions that record ancient historical events.Your day tour to aswan You will get acquainted with the Aswan attraction which one is the Famine Stela, which is of Greco-Roman origin, but claims to record events from the time of Djoser and Imhotep.
Following our visit to Sehel we will make our way to the western end of the High Dam to take a motorboat ride to New Kalabsha.
New Kalabsha is home to several rescued Lower Nubian monuments, saved and relocated when the Aswan High Dam and Lake Nasser were constructed. Here we will explore the Temple of Kalabsha the largest free-standing temple of Lower Nubia, Ramesses II’s small rock-cut temple of Beit al-Wali, the remaining courtyard and a colossal statue of Ramesses II from the Temple of Gerf Hussein and the decorative Roman Kiosk of Kertassi.
Following the tour you will return via the motorboat back to your vehicle and be returned to your hotel.
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