Kitchener's Botanical Gardens and Elephantine IslandKitchener's Botanical Gardens and Elephantine Island

Kitchener's Botanical Gardens and Elephantine Island
 

Kitchener's Botanical Gardens and Elephantine Island

A tour designed for pure relaxation and enjoyment of Aswan's mesmerizing scenery.

  • Rate per person in US Dollar 

Includes:

  • Private air-conditioned car service for local transfers
  • Private Egyptologist guide
  • Meals at a local restaurant as per itinerary

Exclude:

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary 
Kitchener's Botanical Gardens and Elephantine Island

Day 1

Enjoy a relaxing day on the river Nile in Aswan. A traditional Egyptian boat called felucca will take you to Kitchener’s Island, a charming piece of land given to Lord Kitchener as a reward for his services in the Sudan Campaign at the end of the 19th century. Kitchener rapidly transformed the small island into a paradise of exotic trees and plants.

You will sail downstream to Elephantine Island located at the southern border of Egypt and Nubia. Its name was incpired by the island's own shape which resembles an elephant tusk. It is home to many Nubian families and an ancient temple of Khnum, the God of creation and Nile inundation cycle. 

Enjoy a relaxing day on the river Nile in Aswan. A traditional Egyptian boat called felucca will take you to Kitchener’s Island, a charming piece of land given to Lord Kitchener as a reward for his services in the Sudan Campaign at the end of the 19th century. Kitchener rapidly transfo...more