Family and Kids in Aswan

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Aswan? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Aswan, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Aswan.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Aswan for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Abu Simbel Temples

    Family and Kids

    This is far, far removed from the rest of the attractions around Aswan and that lends a bit of a mystic touch to the place. These temples are massive the biggest in Aswan. You might have seen a bit of them in the movie “The Mummy Returns” the temple with the four seated figures (they’re all Ramesses II). Built in the 13th century BC, the temples were erected by Ramesses II to ...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Temple Of Isis At Philae

    Family and Kids

    Philae is actually the island that the temple USED to reside on. The construction of the Aswan Dam led to the island’s flooding, so the UNESCO had the whole complex relocated to the Agilkia Island nearby. The temple here is dedicated to Isis, the goddess of motherhood, magic and fertility, and to her love for Osiris. Compared to most Egyptian god and goddesses, Philae was actually being w...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    High Dam

    Family and Kids

    The area of the dam is pretty arid and beautiful. Located across the Nile river, the dam controls the flow of the river. The high dam, commonly known as the Aswan dam holds great importance as if it wasn't for the dam, the Nile river would be flooded throughout the year. A glimpse of the dam is bound to urge you to take a boat ride in Lake Nasser, which however wouldn't be a...Read more
  4. Amazing Aswan attraction for kids
    Unfinished Obelisk And Fatimid Cemetery

    Family and Kids

    So it’s a big rock project that no one finished. Big deal. It really is a big deal; this could have been the largest ancient obelisk in the world if it had been finished. It would have stood 42 metres tall. The carvers were cutting it right out of the bedrock but abandoned their work when the stone cracked. It’s also famous because its half-finished status lends archaeologistssignif...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Nubian Museum

    Family and Kids

    The museum was brought about when UNESCO appealed to Egyptologists and archaeologists the world over to save Nubia’s relics from the rising waters of the dam-lake Lake Nasser. 60 expeditions rescued thousands of objects from hundreds of sites. The museum housing these relics opened 12 years later on a beautiful waterfall graded landscape. 7000 square metres of museum building and 43000 sq...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Aswan
    Elephantine Island

    Family and Kids

    This is the oldest inhabited area of the region, deicated once upin a time to the ram-headed god Khnum. The northern end of the island is taken up by the Moevenpick Resort. The rest of the island offers two Nubian Villages, Aswan Museum and some ruins. Nubian Village: Siou and Koti are the two villages on this island. The villagers are quite aware they are part of a tourist attraction and will...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Aswan Botanical Garden

    Zoo, Botanical Garden

    There was literally nothing to do on this island until the Ministry of Irrigation took one look at it and said “Hey, let’s build a Botanical Garden. Every place has one these days”. Even if that’s not exactly how the conversation might have gone down, this place is still a pretty neat achievement. The whole island is the botanical garden now, and really pretty for it, wi...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Sound And Light Show - Philaetemple Of Kom Ombo

    Family and Kids

    The famous Sound and Light Show at the Philae temple narrates the story of the legends of Goddess Isis & God Osiris. The narration digs deeper divulging interesting historical facts of the temple back in the days when the Philae temple remained flooded for about half a year and the reestablishment of the temple in 1960.  During the restoration process, each stone of Phil...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Monastery Of St. Simeon

    Family and Kids

    The monastery here was built on the ruins of an older one and dedicated to St. Simeon. For four centuries the monks here practiced converting Nubians to Christianity till Saladin destroyed the place. The complex has an upper and a lower level. It was once surrounded by a 10 metre high wall, a feature that allowed it to function as a fortress. There are cells here where monks and pilgrims slept;...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    New Kalabsha

    Family and Kids

    Yet another site brought into being by the rising waters of Lake Nasser. The temples and relics here were all relocated from their previous premised that have now submerged. These include: The Kalabsha Temple: Erected by Augustus Caesar himself in dedication to Isis, Osiris and Mandulis. This had been a boon of sorts. Only three rooms are completely decorated, and the half finished work had pr...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Aswan

    Family and Kids

    The enchanting city of Aswan marks the southern frontier of Egypt. The main attraction of Aswan is the limpid Nile River that flows gently from Lake Nasser around the colossal black granite boulders and islands studded with palm groves. The Nubian Villages against the backdrop of the west bank’s Desert escarpment look straight out of a historical landscape. Check out the Nubian Museum ex...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Nubian Village

    Family and Kids

    The Nubian Villages against the backdrop of the west bank of the Nile River Desert escarpment look straight out of a historical landscape. Your journey will start from taking a motor boat ride to Elephantine Island while passing the First Cataract of Aswan. The best part of a Nubian Village tour is the vibrancy of the houses. The bright and colourful houses are complimented by the jovial peopl...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Kalabsha Temple

    Family and Kids

    The Temple of Kalabsha or the Temple of Mandulis is an ancient and majestic structure in New Kalbsha. This Roman Period Temple dedicated to the sun god Mandulis was cut into 13 thousand blocks and was relocated to the temple of Egyptian Nubia. Located on the west bank of the Nile River, this old unfinished temple is 76m long and 22m wide. You will love to see the fine relics of the temple such...Read more