Botanic Gardens excursion by felucca from Aswan

Botanic Gardens excursion by felucca from Aswan

Sail on a felucca to the Botanic Gardens on Kitchener Island with the company of a qualified Egyptologist guide. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the island ...

Starts From $25.00 Per Person

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Sail on a felucca to the Botanic Gardens on Kitchener Island with the company of a qualified Egyptologist guide. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the island and the freedom of setting your own itinerary with the luxury of a private tour. From your vantage point on the felucca you will see Agha Khan Mausoleum, situated on the top of a hill, commanding a magnificent view of Aswan area. On the West Bank the desolate hillside is dotted with the Tombs of the Nobles which your qualified Egyptologist guide will give a brief history of as you sail by. Your felucca ride to Kitchener Island takes around 20 minutes, depending on wind speed and Nile currents, and on arrival your guide will accompany you to Aswan Botanic Gardens. Visit the small botanical museum before strolling through the tranquil gardens which are home to many exotic species of plants and trees imported from all around the world. The Aswan Botanic Gardens are a quiet and peaceful oasis from the hustle and bustle of everyday Egyptian life, and young couples and families from Aswan often spend their day enjoying the island. Returning to your felucca you will return to Aswan's East Bank, riding the currents and winds on a relaxing sail with the expertise and knowledge of your local felucca captain!

 

Schedule Details:

 

Departs:

Daily

 

Departure Time:

   * 9:00am (later departures are available until 3:00pm if required, please advise at time of booking)

 

Departure Point:

Tour departs from Aswan hotels or Port area

 

Return details:

Tour returns to original point of departure

 

Hotel Pickup:

Tour departs from Aswan hotels and Port area. Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking.


Pricing information


   * Prices are listed as a guide only. For an exact price quote contact us

   * Child prices are not applicable, adult prices apply to all travelers.

   * Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat

   * Prices are per person.

   * Our pricing is updated constantly to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible.


Additional Information

Inclusions:


   * Qualified Egyptologist guide

   * Entrance fees

   * Hotel/port pickup and drop off

   * Transport by air conditioned minibus

 

Exclusions:

 

   * Gratuities (recommended)

   * Food and drinks, unless specified


Additional Info:

 

   * This tour must be booked at least 48 hours in advance of your travel date

   * Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking

   * Show is performed in English