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Aswan Botanical Garden

Aswan City, Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After running around the city or exhausting yourself around the pool, or pushing yourself to a temple or tomb - take some time out, come here, relax a little and enjoy the peace and beauty. To get here, come with a great guide and captain,...More

Thank NickChesterfield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the great things about traveling around Aswan is that you get to spend a lot of time on the Nile River. Kitchener Island which is home to the Aswan Botanical Garden. For ease of getting from place to place on the water it...More

Thank maritimeexplorer
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Our guide arranged for the curator, Mohamed Arabi to show us the island. He is so knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Many plants we know as house plants in the UK. The gardens are on an island in the Nile and make a lovely shaded walk. As...More

Thank BunnyWatlington
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We wandered through the lush tropical gardens enjoying the coolness and quiet. Wide walkways with flower covered arches and benches make it comfortable and relaxing.

Thank christine_pages
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Lovely botanical garden..its on a island. Beautiful variety of trees and flowers from around the world. Lovely stroll thru the other side to catch our boat.

Thank Valli C
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The botanical gardens are very interesting and if you are interested in plants then it is a must. They have many different species of fruit trees and palms and the boat ride out to the island is enjoyable in itself. You don't need that long...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This beautiful garden makes a good destination for a felucca trip. It is free from any hassles of guides or hawkers so presents an respite from the hustle bustle of Aswan. It has many beautiful trees and flowering shrubs presenting a great to contrast also...More

Thank Martin_Christopher
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Lord Kitchener's island is the result of that man's passion for worldwide botany. The seeds he planted now gave birth to a whole variety of trees and plants... One feels on a tropic island (memories of Martinique and La Réunion sprang up on my mind...More

Thank Florent C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

It can be visited in case of long stay and having interest in botany. It is a very quiet place and suitable for capturing photos.

Thank AMohsen
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing to see , for plant lovers it's a do not miss ,, lots of exotic plants out there , also some kiosks to see souvenirs ,, don't miss it if you can

Thank Ahmedmabrouk1980
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26 October 2016|
Response from mohamed_alia2012 | Reviewed this property |
Yes same, Sorry for delay and have a nice trip
23 October 2016|
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Response from mohamed_alia2012 | Reviewed this property |
Sure, it is worth it. It could be considered as a Nile River Cruise as well since you will visit the garden through a sailboat. But consider the following: - Arrange for an experienced guide. - Arrange for a good camera... More
16 October 2016|
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Response from MTS13 | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't in a wheelchair but would say it would be difficult. The felluca I hired I had to climb across several boats. you'd have to make sure you got one tired close to the dock. they were also tied with their bows inward... More