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Private Felucca Tour: Aswan Botanic Gardens
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Aswan, Egypt
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

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
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Kitchener's Island must be reached by boat. The botanical gardens are quite extensive and the specimen planting is well labelled.. The shady allees are an especially pleasant retreat during the heat of the day and there are ample places to sit and enjoy the views--not...More

Thank Rand C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A beautiful island full of wonderful and rare trees and plants. Amazing views of the West Bank Desert. Get you boat or Feluca to drop you off at one end and pick you up the other. Half and hour to an hour is all you...More

Thank hewatjaboor
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Kitchener's Island is reached by a boat trip from Aswan. I saw water birds on the trip. You leave your boat at one end of the island, climb the steps to the ticket office and then head into the gardens. They were pretty and calm...More

Thank SAW915
Reviewed 20 March 2017

What a surprise to find this lovely and peaceful garden. We stopped there to visit while on a feluca ride in the area and visiting the Nubian Village. Lots of history here but go for the tranquility and beautiful plants. I here it's cool on...More

Thank SandraLikesToTravel
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