Private Aswan Day Trip to Philae Temple – Half Day Tour | Best Aswan Day Tours
Private Aswan Day Trip is a must-see top Aswan tourist attraction. Philae temple is one of the most popular Aswan attractions in the Aswan area.
Phiale Temple is located to the north of Aswan High Dam and Nasser Lake. Philae is the sacred land of the goddess Isis the goddess of love, joy, and motherhood. Phiale temple is one of Nobia’s most important temples. First, in May 1968, UNESCO and other countries decided to dismantle and re-erect the temple on the neighboring island of Agilika.
This majestic Philae Temple was built in honor of Goddess Isis the chief deity of the island, Isis. Your private half-day tour begins with meeting you at your Nile River Cruise then a private transfer to Philae. After a short motorboat ride, you will get to the magnificent ISIS temple. During your visit, you will be introduced to the Egyptian religion as the Philae temple is connected to the myth of Osiris, Isis, and Seth. Listen to your guide and discover how the loyal wife (Isis) found her husband’s heart (Osiris) here. Hence, Isis was the goddess of love, joy, magic, and protection for women and children.
Philae temple is a unique temple, so discover the best birth house (MAMISI)and its function in that time. Do not miss the last Hieroglyphic text in the whole of Egypt in this temple. Look at the beautiful design of transporting Osiris’s body on the back of the crocodile from Abydos to Philae. Enjoy the French graffiti dating back to 1800 and the amazing Trajan Kiosk. Although, please remember that the Philae temple was the last place where ancient Egyptian religion was practiced even after the spreading of Christianity.
Our guide will meet you at the agreed time at the reception of your hotel, Nile cruise, Railway station, or Aswan airport to start your half-day tour to Philae temple.
Enjoy a short motorboat riding to the magnificent ISIS temple. You need to open your heart and mind to listen from your guide to the stories behind the building of this temple. Do not miss the myth of Osiris, Isis, and Seth and how the loyal wife found her husband's heart in here. Explore with your guide the Curse of the two Obelisks standing one day in front of the first Pylon and what happened to everyone involved in moving them to Kingston Palace in the UK.
Discover the best MAMISI and its function in that time. Do not miss the last Hieroglyphic text in the whole of Egypt in this temple. Look at the beautiful design of transporting Osiris body on the back of the crocodile from Abydos to Philae. Enjoy the French graffiti date back to 1800 and the amazing Trajan Kiosk.
Listen from your Egyptologist guide how the original island was submerged underwater after building the High Dam and how UNESCO launched and saved the temple to its present site. Please remember that the Philae temple was one of the last places where ancient Egyptian religion was practiced even after the spreading of Christianity.
When your visit is over, your guide and driver will drive you back to anywhere you like in Aswan.