A ferry will take you over to these Old Kingdom tombs for a pittance, or you can spend a little (not very much), cash and hire a shaded motor boat for the day and wander around Aswan afloat, stop and have tea and a Shisha and visit the other islands too; what could be nicer?. There's a reason these tombs are less visited than they may be; they are situated high up on a rocky crag, so it's buy your ticket and only one way to get up there; the stairs! But the nice thing about stairs is; you can sit on them and rest - take water. There are lot of tombs to visit, mostly belonging to local viziers and noble families, some of them with intriguing histories and inscriptions (young Pharaoh Pepi excitedly asking Governor Harkhuf to find him a dancing Pygmy!) along with the remains of a Coptic church but the Ghaffir is very nice and will let you take your time and take your photos. If feeling ambitious you can climb to the Qubba at the top of the hill for a wonderful panorama of the area (and a breeze).The tombs are austere but extensively carved and decorated and very interesting. Take your guide book as there's little information in situ but there's much to know and see; William Murnane's "Ancient Egypt" served well. Do this, it's fun and you'll probably be alone up there.
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