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Private Felucca Tour: Aswan Botanic Gardens
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved sailing across the Nile in the traditional wooden felucca to the botanical gardens on Kitchener’s Island. On our visit, we learned about the history of the island, which is also known as the “Island of Plants,” and how it was transformed into an...More

Thank CPaM68
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We hired a felucca at a good price, and part of the sail landed us at Kitchener’s Island. The island was named after Lord Kitchener who owned it. He transformed the 750 meter long island into a paradise of exotic trees, many from India. The...More

Thank digitalroc
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

If you want to see the largest collection of planets from almost every country you must go there, you will take a boat and take your time there and take a look on the museum in the island, then walk through the island streets and...More

Thank Abdalla G
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Take a boat to Kitchener's island and stroll through the gardens, nicely layed out with good paths and lots of benches for relaxing. Nice views across the Nile too Say hi to the kids selling trinkets and maybe buy something...

Thank Steve9119
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We had a quick visit approx 30 mins on island and 15mins each way by motor boat, approx $10 AUD from Movenpick before our flight. That was long enough, a pleasant stroll but not as interesting as expected. Sellers not too bad but you need...More

Thank raemak_11
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The gardens on Kitchner's Island are well worth a stop as part of a cruise around the waters near Aswan. I hired a boat taxi to tour around it and Elephantine Island. it is a beautiful, idyllic place from the waves but once you land...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to the Nubian Village. The gardens are well laid out. There are specimens from around the world. There are benches to sit and enjoy the view. I would spend half an hour to an hour here

Thank DotsGirl2
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

I really loved this island. A real oasis. There are also lovely views from all over the island towards tombs of the noble, the Aga Khan Mausoleum, Elephantine Island, Aswan right and left banks and the islands of the Nile. I recommend a good captain...More

Thank NickChesterfield
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I love to visit botanical gardens and was looking forward to this stop all day; but much to my dismay it turned out to be one of the worst experiences of my Egyptian holiday. We were bombarded by pushy vendors from the moment we got...More

1  Thank Suzanne A
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Entry fee is LE20. The botanical garden was founded by Lord Kitchener in the late 19th century and then turned into a public garden. There are trees from all around Asia, Central and South America, Europe and Australia, Very tranquil and all the trees are...More

Thank Rodman100
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