Kitchener's Island and Elephantine Island
Around 4:00 am
A day meant for sheer relaxation on this gentle trip on the Nile in Aswan to explore Kitchener’s Island and Elephantine Island, purely for taking a deep breath and enjoying the tranquil scenery. Kitchener’s Island (named after the British general Lord Kitchener), turned it into a garden full of plants and trees. Elephantine Island was aptly named because of the ivory trade many years ago
- Pickup and return service from your Hotel in Aswan
- Professional English-speaking Egyptologist Guide during the tour
- Assistance of our personnel during the tour
- Felucca ride on the Nile during tour
- Entrance fees to the mentioned sights
- All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
- Bottled water during your trip
- All service charges and taxes
- Personal spending
- Optional activities
Enjoy a fantastic excursion by a traditional Egyptian Felucca sailing boat to visit Kitchener’s Island and Elephantine Island in Aswan Egypt.In the year of 1899 lord Kitchener took the Island as a place where his campaign could rest, and called it the ‘Lord's House’. After his death, this island belonged to the ministry of agriculture. After this,sailing to Elephantine Island, aptly named as it was a major centre for the ivory trade and because the rocks on the island take the shape of the back of the Elephant. The island is considered a natural boundary between Egypt and Nubia.
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