Tour : Aswan - Half day Elephantine Musuem

Enjoy an early morning cruise out to Elephantine Island to take in the many ancient and Nubian monuments of its museum; from golden busts to mummified rams there is plenty to explore.

Enjoy a sailing trip on the Nile to see the Nubian and ancient monuments. The Elephantine Museum is located on Elephantine Island and has artifacts primarily related to that area. The white clapboard house where the museum is located also has the distinction of being the former villa of Sr. William Willcocks, the designer of the first Aswan dam. Some the more notable exhibitions at the museum include a mummified Ram of Khnum, a golden bust of Khnum, statues of Amenhotep III with goddesses and prehistoric schist basins.

Duration: 2 hours
Departure time: Between 8 to 9 AM