Recent Searches
Clear
Unfinished Obelisk
Unfinished Obelisk

Unfinished Obelisk Tours and Tickets

star-5
1,323 Reviews
Free admission

Aswan’s granite quarries supplied raw materials for some of ancient Egypt’s greatest monuments, and the partially excavated Unfinished Obelisk is a rare chance to see that work in progress. Mysteries surround the monolith in Aswan’s Northern Quarries. At the site, you’ll also find ancient rock paintings left behind by stone workers.

Learn more
Sheyakhah Oula, Aswan
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Aswan. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

392 results

Sort by: Featured

4-Day 3-Night Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor - Private Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

4-Day 3-Night Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor - Private Tour

star-5
139
A Nile River cruise is undeniably one of the best ways to see the ruins of ancient Egypt as well as modern life along the banks of the Nile. This cruise travels between Aswan and Luxor for four days and takes you into the heart of Egypt with daily excursions to major landmarks. Select an upgrade for a private option that means personalized attention from your own guide.
More
  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$450.00
Price varies by group size
From
$450.00
Price varies by group size

Aswan: Guided Tour to High Dam, The Obelisk & Philae Temple by Motorboat

Aswan: Guided Tour to High Dam, The Obelisk & Philae Temple by Motorboat

star-5
19
Cover the highlights of bustling, history-filled Aswan during this full-day private tour. Marvel at the modern engineering feat known as the High Dam, learn how ancient monuments were constructed during a visit to the unfinished obelisk, and hop aboard a motorboat to travel across the Nile to stunning Philae Temple.
More
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$65.00
Price varies by group size
From
$65.00
Price varies by group size

Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam in Aswan

Special Offer

Aswan Day Tour Visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and High Dam in Aswan

star-4.5
43
See the highlights of picturesque Aswan on a comprehensive tour with an expert Egyptologist guide. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle, start with views of the Aswan High Dam, the massive 1960s structure built to counter the annual flooding of the Nile. Admire the dam and then see the Unfinished Obelisk, a gigantic, half-carved obelisk abandoned in its quarry by ancient quarrymen. Later, ride a boat to Philae Temple, renowned for its beautiful island location. Tour the magnificent courts, terraces and chambers dedicated to the goddess Isis before returning to Aswan proper.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$52.00
$65.00
$13.00 savings
Price varies by group size
From
$52.00
$65.00
$13.00 savings
Price varies by group size

Aswan Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, and High Dam Private Half-Day Tour

Aswan Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, and High Dam Private Half-Day Tour

star-4.5
7
Exploring Aswan’s highlights with a private guide means a more flexible and personalized sightseeing experience than on a shared trip. With this half-day tour, you travel with your own Egyptologist guide to the Unfinished Obelisk, Aswan High Dam, and Philae Temple, with the opportunity to view and learn about them as you like. Private air-conditioned transport, a choice of departure times, and hotel, port, and station pickup and drop-off are also included for convenience.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$65.00
Price varies by group size
From
$65.00
Price varies by group size

Private day tour to Philae temple-unfinished obelisk and high dam in Aswan

Private day tour to Philae temple-unfinished obelisk and high dam in Aswan

star-5
3
At 8:00 am Emo Tours expert Licensed Tour guide will pick you up from your hotel or Nile cruise or even from the airport in Aswan to enjoy a day tour in the amazing city of Aswan Start your tour by a visit to the High Dam, an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods from the Nile. Then proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. Most probably this obelisk belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th Dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. This queen was the owner of her Temple in the eastern bank of Luxor Also there is an opinion said that it belongs to Queen Nefertiti. Move on to visit the majestic Philae Temple which was built in the honor of Goddess Isis the chief deity of the island. Later you will be transferred back to your hotel.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$55.00
Price varies by group size
From
$55.00
Price varies by group size

Private Day Tour from Luxor to Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk and Philae

Private Day Tour from Luxor to Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk and Philae

star-5
8
Experience the charms of Aswan without the hassle of moving hotels on this exclusive private day trip from Luxor. Travel by road direct from your door with your own personal Egyptologist guide. Then take in the city’s three most significant sites: Philae Temple, an island sanctuary dedicated to the goddess Isis, the towering High Dam, and the Unfinished Obelisk. Return to your hotel.
More
  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$70.00
Price varies by group size
From
$70.00
Price varies by group size

Half-Day Private Tour of Aswan City with Pickup

Half-Day Private Tour of Aswan City with Pickup

star-4.5
5
We will visit Philae Temple to reach there we must take a boat and it is including the ptice you pay as they are a lot of temples located on an island on the river Nile then we will hear a magnificent history and culture about that place then we will go to Unfinished Obelisk to know more about it why they made it and what referring to and how many ones around the world and how many ones in Egypt then we will go to the High Dam and knowing a lot about it
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$30.00
From
$30.00

Private Half Day Tour: Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk & High Dam in Aswan

Private Half Day Tour: Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk & High Dam in Aswan

star-5
3
Visit three of Aswan’s most iconic attractions during this half-day private tour. Explore the millennia-old Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, get a peek at Egypt’s modern engineering marvel at the High Dam, and learn how ancient Egyptians constructed stone monuments during a visit to the Unfinished Obelisk. Egyptologist-led tours include door-to-door transfers and bottled water.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$56.42
Price varies by group size
From
$56.42
Price varies by group size

Full Day Guided Tour to Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam and Philae Temple by Boat

Full Day Guided Tour to Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam and Philae Temple by Boat

star-5
14
Enjoy convenient hotel pickup from your hotel in Aswan, then set off on your journey with your professional guide who will enlighten you with interesting facts throughout your tour. Upon arrival at the majestic Temple of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis, roam around to experience this classical and sacred site to the core. Continue to the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries of Aswan, where much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from , proceed to the High Dam of Aswan, an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960 . Later you will get a comfortable transfer back to your hotel or Nile Cruise in Aswan.
More
  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$60.00
Price varies by group size
From
$60.00
Price varies by group size

Private Tour: Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk

Private Tour: Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk

star-4.5
11
This private tour of the Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam and unfinished Obelisk showcases three of Aswan’s most popular sites. Travelers will get an up close look at the dam that divides the Nile from Lake Nasser, marvel at the sheer size of the unfinished Obelisk and revel in the natural beauty of Philae Temple’s island home.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$116.58
Price varies by group size
From
$116.58
Price varies by group size

5-Day 4-Night - 5 Star Deluxe Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan - Private Tour

5-Day 4-Night - 5 Star Deluxe Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan - Private Tour

star-5
20
Follow in the wake of prophets and pharaohs on this all-inclusive, 4-night deluxe Nile cruise, the perfect way to experience the majesty of one of the world’s great rivers. See the highlights of Luxor and Aswan with your own private guide and vehicle; admire the temples at Edfu and Kom Ombo; and enjoy treats from an onboard djellaba party to a belly-dance show and a felucca sailboat ride.
More
  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$500.00
Price varies by group size
From
$500.00
Price varies by group size

Aswan Private Half Day Tour: Philae Temple,Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk

Aswan Private Half Day Tour: Philae Temple,Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk

star-5
1
With a private Egyptologist guide, visit several of Aswan’s most popular tourism sites. First, learn about the engineering marvel that is the High Dam. Then tour Philae Temple, which is dedicated to Isis, the goddess of fertility and motherhood. Finally, visit and learn about the Unfinished Obelisk, an open-air museum featuring a 137-foot obelisk that lies abandoned in an ancient granite quarry.
More
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$70.00
Price varies by group size
From
$70.00
Price varies by group size

Aswan: Private Guided Tour to High Dam, The Obelisk & Philae Temple by Boat

Aswan: Private Guided Tour to High Dam, The Obelisk & Philae Temple by Boat

star-4.5
19
See three of Aswan’s top sights over the course of a few hours on this private excursion. Board your private, air-conditioned vehicle at your hotel or Nile cruise and depart for the High Dam of Aswan, built in 1960. Then it’s off to learn about ancient Egypt as you explore the Unfinished Obelisk and take a boat ride to the Philae Temple, dedicated to the Goddess Isis.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$65.00
Price varies by group size
From
$65.00
Price varies by group size

Private Tour: 10 Days Pyramids ,Nile Cruise & Hurghada by Air from Cairo

Private Tour: 10 Days Pyramids ,Nile Cruise & Hurghada by Air from Cairo

star-5
24
This 10-day tour across Egypt mixes hotel accommodations, a cruise, and a stay at a bed and breakfast. Beginning in Cairo, tour the Giza pyramid complex and the Egyptian Museum. Then take a 3-day Nile River cruise to Luxor, Esna, and Aswan. Finally, enjoy some downtime in the resort town of Hurghada before the transfer back to Cairo.
More
  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$1,057.15
From
$1,057.15

Aswan Philae Temple,High Dam and unfinished obelisk

Aswan Philae Temple,High Dam and unfinished obelisk

star-5
6
The granite quarries which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and temples. The quarries still hold the Unfinished Obelisk, possibly intended as a companion to the Lateran Obelisk, originally at Karnak but now in Rome. It would have weighed over 1,100 tons and would have been the world's largest piece of stone ever handled. The Temple of Philae on the island of Agilka. The temple was dedicated to Isis, sister/wife of Osiris and patroness of the Ptolemaic rule.
More
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$85.90
Price varies by group size
From
$85.90
Price varies by group size

Private Tour To Philae Temple & High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan

Private Tour To Philae Temple & High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan

star-5
1
A day tour to Philae temple in Aswan and the High Dam will make you enjoy Aswan highlights. Visit the high dam then go to the cult center of goddess Isis “Philae temple”, Know more about Osiris and how he was killed by Seth his brother and how Isis was able to find her dead husband!
More
  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$40.00
Price varies by group size
From
$40.00
Price varies by group size

4 Days Nile cruise From Aswan to Luxor & Private Guided Tours

4 Days Nile cruise From Aswan to Luxor & Private Guided Tours

star-4.5
22
Cruise down one of the world’s most iconic waterways during this multi-day, luxury journey from Aswan to Luxor in a five-star boat. Enjoy a personalized pickup and drop-off at your hotel, airport, train station, with comfortable, air-conditioned transfers to and from the boat in a private vehicle. Then, settle back and discover world-renowned attractions along the way, including Karnak Temple and Kom Ombo.
More
  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$299.00
Price varies by group size
From
$299.00
Price varies by group size

Marvelous 3-Day Private tours to Luxor Aswan and Abu Simbel & Train ticket

Marvelous 3-Day Private tours to Luxor Aswan and Abu Simbel & Train ticket

star-4.5
13
Experience the perfect mix of independent and all-inclusive travel with consecutive day tours of Aswan, Abu Simbel, and Luxor. Enjoy pre-arranged transportation by air-conditioned private car, comfortable motorboat, and first-class train, but arrange your own accommodation and meals. You’ll cover the highlights of southern Egypt, from millennia-old temples to the Aswan Dam, a feat of modern engineering.
More
  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$275.00
Price varies by group size
From
$275.00
Price varies by group size

4-Days Nile Cruise Aswan & Kom Ombo , Edfu Luxor,& Abu Simbel. Hot Offer

4-Days Nile Cruise Aswan & Kom Ombo , Edfu Luxor,& Abu Simbel. Hot Offer

star-4.5
27
Follow in the footsteps of the pharaohs as you cruise the River Nile from Aswan to Luxor. Pair the comfort of a substantial modern ship with the intimacy of private guided tours and door-to-door transfers on this 3-night, 5-star experience. See the highlights of Aswan and Luxor, including Philae Temple and the Valley of the Kings, visit Kom Ombo and the Temple of Edfu, and savor nine delicious meals.
More
  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$222.00
Price varies by group size
From
$222.00
Price varies by group size

Luxury 4-Day 3-Night Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Luxury 4-Day 3-Night Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor

star-5
23
Experience the oldest and most iconic ruins in the region on a multi-day Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Cover thousands of years of Egyptian history with Egyptologist-led tours of ancient temple complexes, from Karnak—the world’s largest temple—to Kom Ombo. Tours include door-to-door transfers in a private vehicle, felucca and horse-drawn carriage rides, plus tasty meals onboard the sailing boat.
More
  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$750.00
Price varies by group size
From
$750.00
Price varies by group size

11-Night Private Mysteries of Egypt Tour

11-Night Private Mysteries of Egypt Tour

star-5
5
Experience the very best of ancient Egypt on a tour that follows the Nile Valley from Cairo to Abu Simbel, with stops at some of the country’s most remarkable places. Immerse yourself in Cairo’s bustling streets, cruise the Nile River between Aswan and Luxor, pause at magnificent riverside temples, then climb into the Great Pyramid at Giza. With a mix of guided tours and independent time to explore on your own, this remarkable trip is a fun, flexible introduction to the wonders of the ancient world.
More
  • 12 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$898.00
Price varies by group size
From
$898.00
Price varies by group size

Private 7-Night Cairo, Aswan, and Nile Cruise with Flights

Private 7-Night Cairo, Aswan, and Nile Cruise with Flights

star-4.5
86
Explore Cairo and cruise the Nile from Aswan to Luxor on this private 7-night tour. See the Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum in Cairo, and then fly to Aswan for your 3-night cruise to Luxor. Visit temples on route and in Luxor, take a West Bank tour. Later, fly back to Cairo for a day free or optional Alexandria tour (additional cost). Includes domestic flights, full-board cruise, and choice of 4- or 5-star Cairo accommodation.
More
  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$798.00
Price varies by group size
From
$798.00
Price varies by group size

4-Day Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor with Land Tours

4-Day Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor with Land Tours

star-5
4
Follow in the footsteps of pharaohs as you glide downstream from Aswan to Luxor on this 3-nights Nile cruise, which includes nine meals, a party, and transfers. Check off Aswan’s signatures, including the High Dam, Philae Temple, the Unfinished Obelisk, and a sailboat ride; see the sights of Kom Ombo and Edfu; and finish with Luxor’s star attractions, notably the Valley of the Kings.
More
  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$666.88
Price varies by group size
From
$666.88
Price varies by group size

6-Days Nile Cruise Aswan to Luxor & Sleeper Train Round-trip

6-Days Nile Cruise Aswan to Luxor & Sleeper Train Round-trip

star-5
44
Skip the expense of flying and travel south for a Nile cruise in style. Exploring with a guide in a group capped at just 12 travelers, catch the sleeper train to Aswan, then join a 5-star ship for a full-board cruise. See the signature sights of Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, and Luxor with a guide—please note, entrance fees are not included. Finally, take the sleeper back from Luxor.
More
  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$670.00
Price varies by group size
From
$670.00
Price varies by group size

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What's the best way to experience Unfinished Obelisk?