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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highest point on the West Bank of Aswan, which is why it has an incredible view of the nile! You can walk up here from the tombs of the nobles, or take a camel. There’s nothing up here, but the view is definitely worth it....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mariarenyut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Caught a public ferry over to Aswan's West Bank to visit the ancient Noble tombs of Qubbet El-Hawa. Entry fee is now 60LE, and guides accompany you around the tombs (for tips). There were 3 tombs open when we visited with some fantastic hieroglyphics. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kaiserfarrow
Reviewed 5 August 2018

After checking into our guesthouse just a few minutes away we immediately began exploring the tombs. The views of Aswan are spectacular and can't be beat. You can also meander around in the desert a bit. We liked it so much we visited a second...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank selyoink
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We spent probably 4 or 5 hours over the course of two days wandering around the tombs. The view of the Nile and the desert are breath-taking. Exploring all the tombs was so much fun, and we could hear many bats chattering among themselves. We...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank CarrieRyuko
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

An excellent view of the whole city of Aswan on the nile bank.... with a couple of islands in the nile. U also get to see tombs of the nobles... saint simon's monastry and mausoleum of aga khan...

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank nadadwiddar
Reviewed 16 June 2017

You have to catch a boat from the East bank to get to the tombs of the nobles on the West bank. The entry fee is LE40 and there is a bit of a walk up some steps to get to the tombs. There are...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Pretty view for Nile and all Aswan from the top is the best thing there, and the it contains tombs for ancient noble men.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank AMohsen
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Nowadays you have to buy a ticket to visit the small dome at the top of the hill (Qubbet el-Hawa) even if you don't want to visit the Thombs. The guards of the Thombs are very unfriendly, so after visiting one thomb we said goodbye...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Alex S
Reviewed 4 March 2017

These are the tombs of some of the most powerful non-royal people of the Egyptian Old Kingdom, some of which contain beautiful decorations. Go early, as it is a fairly hard walk up the hillside to get to the tombs.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We were disappointed to find only two tombs open the day we went, usually there are six. Some are still retaining their bright colors. Note it is a steep climb to the top and from the boat ramp there are quarries two km north, where...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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