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Private Felucca Tour: Aswan Botanic Gardens
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 10 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
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
Reviewed 10 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
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
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
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I used to go to Aswan a lot when I lived in Egypt as it is my favourite place, aside from El Minya, and the Sinai Desert Wadis......and Old Cairo of course! Whenever I go Kitchner's Island is a must via faluka sail. Do days...More

Thank Aulani M
Reviewed 27 May 2017

this island with unique collections of trees and flowers from all over the world is fantastic place, the island founded by British lord Kitchener 1898, then converted to be public garden by president Nasser..the island is covers an area of 17 acres and divided to...More

Thank Aiman_Madany
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The main highlight of this island is the botanical garden which is well worth a visit. Pick a boat from the right place, towards the town centre end , and it's only about a 30 minutes sail, wind permitting. It's then a very pleasant palce...More

Thank Martin_Christopher
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