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A Day in Aswan - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

Set along the banks of the Nile River, Aswan is a beautiful town to visit in Egypt. The place is packed with many attractions that would take you back in time. Most of these are monuments and museums that give you an insight into the olden times when Aswan was Egypt’s gateway to Africa. To be honest, 24 hours in Aswan are too little to take in all that the city has to offer. One of the best ways to thoroughly explore Aswan is by choosing a day tour or by sailing the traditional boat in Aswan called felucca. This cruise will take you to all the attractions that are located on the small islands that are included in Aswan. Take a look at the Aswan itinerary of 1 day which will let you make the most of your limited time.

How to spend 1 day in Aswan?

Start off your day by visiting the Elephantine Island which is home to some prime archaeological sites and museums. Hire a felucca or a local ferry to move around the island. Make your first stop at Pyramid of Elephantine. It is a complex of seven small step pyramids. Next visit the Aswan Museum which has many artifacts that give you an insight into the Nubia culture. It was established way back in 1912. Then visit the Temple of Khnoum which is another historical site in the town. Then move towards the banks of the Nile River to reach Nilometer. Using these stone-hewn wells, the Egyptians used to measure the rise and fall of the river level in the ancient times. You may also visit the Aswan Botanical Garden by rowing a boat to Kitchener's Island.

After lunch, let your first stop be the Nubian Museum. Established in 1997, this archaeological museum showcases the Nubian culture and civilization through an extensive collection. Later head towards the Unfinished Obelisk which is one of the prime attractions in Aswan. Despite being unfinished, this obelisk is the largest one of its kind till this date. Its size is one-third larger than any other Egyptian Obelisk.

As the evening starts approaching, make your way towards the Temple of Philae. It is located on the Agilkia Island and is located about 6.5 kilometers away from the Unfinished Obelisk. It is worth visiting this temple since it is a spectacular piece of architecture from the ancient times. Here, you can also visit other historical monuments like the Temple of Hathor and the Kiosk of Trajan that date back to the Roman and Byzantine period.

With this ideal itinerary at your disposal, you will be able to have a great 1 day in Aswan.

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