The tombs of the Old Kingdom princes and officials carved in the rocks are
simply astonishing. Don't miss out the chance to explore them.
The whole island has been converted to splendid botanical garden.
A wonderful place just to walk around and enjoy the nature and exotic
The main draw of Elephantine. As the name indicates, this staircase-like
structure was being used for measuring the level of Nile waters.
Learn more about the ancient stone-working techniques by having a look at
this obelisk left in the bedrock. It would've been the largest one if
What a great project – this garden exhibits the outcomes of international
sculpture symposium that is held every year.
Marvel at the modern presentation of Nubian artefacts saved from the waters
rising due to the construction of Aswan dam.
Explore the authentic villages scattered over Elephantine and marvel at the
traditional, richly decorated houses.
A monumental monastery that served as a fortress when resisting to Islam
conquest. Its fortification walls seem impressive even today.
Atop the west bank of Nile, set in a great scenery stands the tomb of Aga
Khan III, an important imam and statesman.
Explore this Nubian village with many traditional houses and stop by to chat
with the friendly villagers. Note the cliff inscriptions.