private tour of st simeon monastery & camel ride

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Take a break from ancient temples to see the Monastery of St. Simeon on a private half-day trip from Aswan. Catch a boat across the River Nile and ride a camel to this 6th- to 11th-century sanctuary dedicated to St. Simeon (Anba Hatre), and once home to 1,000 monks. Explore the monks’ dwellings and see the church with its fragmented frescoes, as you learn the monastery’s history. Hotel transfers, guide, boat ride, and admission included. Private half-day St. Simeon Monastery tour from Aswan Take a boat across the River Nile to the west bank Ride a camel to the medieval monastery, also known as Anba Hatre Explore the keep, courtyards, and church, still graced with partial frescoes See the monks’ cells and original rock caves of the saints Uncover the monastery’s 6th-century origins and 11th-century rebuilding from an Egyptologist guide Includes boat and camel ride, plus entrance fees Private air-conditioned transport with hotel pickup and drop-off in Aswan included


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Felucca or motorboat ride
  • Camel ride to monastery
  • Bottled water
  • All service charges and taxe
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities


Stop At:
Nile River
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:
Monastery of St. Simeon
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:
Nile Holiday- Day Tours

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