Aswan On A Budget

Aswan’s warm weather makes it an ideal destination in winter because of its variety of options for travelers. The best option to discover the ancient ruins of Aswan would be booking one of the full-day tours where you can visit the likes of Philae Temple, High Dam and unfinished Obelisk for between €36 and €58. The packages typically include transportation and local guides. If you decide to go on your own, entrance tickets for some touristic sites are as follows: Abu Simbel temple (€6), Sound and Light Sound Show (€4), Unfinished Obelisk (€2), High dam (€2), Philae Temple (€3), Aswan museum (€2). You can also go to the beautiful Elephantine Island using a public ferry that only costs €1. Affordable transportation methods include taxis and public minibuses. You can also take a felucca cruise along the Nile and at the west bank for about €4. Local Nubian food can cost you a modest sum of €3 while dining at fancy restaurants can cost up to €15.