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Aswan City, Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Botanical Garden has a wonderful view on the Nile due its location on an island ;there is a lot of different plants and trees that feels like a park .I can enjoy a natural scenery while walking there and see a lot of birds.It...More

Thank Best t
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is on an island so you have to take a water taxi to get to it. Worth the trip if you are in to botanicals and such. It is probably 20 acres or so of trees and foliage from different places around the world....More

Thank James C
Reviewed September 14, 2018

I personally wouldn't have included this in my itinerary, I had temples, tombs, and pyramids on the brain while in Egypt but we made the stop anyways. We were there the day of a sandstorm so we didn't spend very much time there but the...More

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Small botanical garden on a small island in the Nile at Aswan.more interesting because of it's history.Lord zkitchenet stayed at this island during the war in Sudan..this was untill 18 99.After this he was involved in the second Boer war in South Africa,where he started...More

Thank johannesvd
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I was going the Nubian village on a very wonderful boat and the Aswan Botanical garden was on our way. It wasn't in our plan due to insufficient time. Actually, I think that I would regret if I didn't visit this place to see all...More

Thank Khaled A
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Location is lovely and boat ride out there is sooo nice. The grounds are beautiful and really enjoyed seeing trees that I had never seen before, like sandalwood and neroli and the most exquisite smelling jasmine ever! Also a interesting (small fruit)native coconut Just be...More

Thank kiwibees
Reviewed May 27, 2018

When you go to the botanical gardens, take your binoculars...Lots of birds here! The gardens are old and established. Within the water influence zone, they irrigate plenty to keep things growing. It was calm, quiet and somewhat cool in the garden, well worth the time...More

Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Did a quick visit to the botanical gardens while the rest of our group paid to go to Abu Simbel. The gardens are on an island and you’ll need to get there via water taxi. They are a nice diversion. Total time there will be...More

Thank Pilot_Sluggo
Reviewed May 5, 2018

We visited the garden as part of an afternoon felucca ride. It costs a few egyptian pounds to get in. There a lot of different plants and trees but feels more like a park than a botanical garden. It was a windy day, the sail...More

Thank SylvanoT
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We had a quick visit since we were staying opposite the botanical garden in Movenpick Aswan . It has a very strange serenity and rare trees since 1940 or even before

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Zaleha N
October 25, 2016|
Response from mohamed_alia2012 | Reviewed this property |
Yes same, Sorry for delay and have a nice trip
Zaleha N
October 23, 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
October 15, 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