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Kalabasha, Beit El-Wali and Kertassi Temples
Activities in Aswan

Kalabasha, Beit El-Wali and Kertassi Temples

  • English English
  • 4 hours
  • Hotel pick up

On this tour, we'll visit three very different temples, from the Roman era Kalabasha, to mausoleums carved from the rock such as Beit El-Wali, from the time of Ramses II.


Having picked you up at your boat or hotel first thing in the morning, we'll hit the road southwards to the Aswan dam, found 13 miles from the city.

Our first stop will be the Kalabsha temple, in homage to Mandulis, the Nubian Sun God similar to the Egyptian Horus. The temple was built during the Roman period, around 30 A.D. and at 76 metres long and 22 wide it too was moved to make way for the Aswan dam.

The next stop is Beit el-Wali, a little temple from the time of Ramses II, which was excavated in the rock and dedicated to Amon-Ra. It boasts a patio decorated with scenes from the military campaigns of Ramses II against the Lybians, Asians, Ethiopians, and the Kingdom of Kush.

The last temple we'll visit is the Kiosk of Qertassi, dedicated to Isis, with its main entrance flanked by two columns, presided over by the head of the Goddess Hathor. This temple was also moved for the Aswan dam.

Then after the tour, we'll take you back to the boat or hotel where you're staying.


Adults Children between 6 and 12 Children under 6
English Language Tour.
US$ 61.60
US$ 27.50 US$ 22

English Language Tour.

  • Adults

    US$ 61.60
  • Children between 6 and 12

    US$ 27.50 US$ 22
  • Children under 6


More Information


4 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport in air conditioned vehicle.

Expert egyptologist guide.

Tickets to all temples visited.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Aswan local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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US$ 61.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts


Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.