Saint Simon Monastery and Nobles Tombs Tour with Camel Ride

4 hours
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If you want to discover the jewels of the west bank of Aswan and have fun crossing the desert on a camel, this tour is for you! Relish the scenery and explore the ruins of St. Simeon Monastery near the city of Aswan, a 7th-century church built by a hermit monk. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel to join you on a private motorboat to cross the Nile to the west bank, where you will enjoy a camel ride. You will start at the Christian monastery called Saint Simon, which has one of the oldest monastic communities in the world. You will visit different parts of the church, the cells, and the mill. Next, you'll ride a camel from here on to Nobles Tombs, where you will visit 3 beautiful tombs dating back to the Pharaonic periods. Spectacular views of the whole city of Aswan and the Nile river await you on this ride! At the end of our journey, the motorboat will be waiting for you for the return trip to your hotel.


Highlights: The Monastery of Saint Simon, Nobles Tombs, camel ride, motorboat ride, Aswan city.


Departure: daily. 

Includes: an Egyptologist driver (guide), a camel ride, a motorboat ride, entrance fees, a bottle of water, and Aswan hotel pick-up and drop-off.

Optional: lunch. A minimum of two people is required.


Please note: we can either walk or take a camel ride.

Cancellation policy: Tickets are non-refundable.

Yohana Bessada
With GetExperience since 2021
Meeting point
Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
Important to know
Free cancellation
Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
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$73.76 / person