Cairo , Egypt
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Full day to high dam & unfinished obelisk & Philae temple
 

Early morning, our representative picks you up from hotel by one of our air-conditioned coaches to start tour visiting the High Dam "El-Sadd El-Ale" constructed between (1960-1971), 111m high, 3,830m long, 980m wide at its base and 40m at its top, the volume of the dam itself is 17 times that of the great Pyramid of Cheops. The lake Nasser, which covers  an area of about 6000 sq km and being over 180 m deep in places, is the largest artificial lake in the world after Cariba Dam. Then continue visit the granite quarries, the unfinished obelisk, which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks, probably this obelisk was belonging to Queen Hatshepsut. Continue tour to visit the old Aswan Dam and the Temple of Philae Island by motor boat, it was built to honor Isis, and it was the last ancient temple built in the Egyptian architectural style. Back to east bank and drive back to hotel  

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