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The Philae Temple by Night

A Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple by night is a magical experience, with the floodlit buildings silhouetted against the surrounding volcanic rocks and water.

The Philae temple is dedicated to goddess Isis, the wife of Osiris and mother of Horus, a triad who dominated ancient Egyptian culture, their story possessing all the drama of a Shakespearean tragedy.

Tour Plan

Our representative will collect you from your hotel or cruise ship.

1st stop – Motorboat mooring site:
Our representative will direct you to your motorboat for your ride to the temple of Philae.

2nd stop – The Philae Temple:
At the Philae Sound and Light show, the Egyptian gods and goddesses are resurrected before your eyes to tell their life stories. The legend of Isis and Osiris comes to life through dazzling lights and captivating music, sounds deeply resonant of Egypt’s ancient history. The Sound and Light Show engagingly presents the myth of Osiris – the god of the underworld and death and his beloved wife Isis, who resurrected him after he died at his brother, Seth’s, hand.

You will discover the temple, how it came to be called Philae, and learn about the continuing restoration task. Enjoy the spectacular lights of the multimedia presentations, vividly revealing the form and majesty of this ancient site while navigating the magnificent temple.

Finally, after a breathtaking historical experience, our representative will return you to your hotel or cruise ship.

Included Excluded Good to Know
  • Pickup and drop-off at your hotel or cruise ship.
  • Private, air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English-speaking representative.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Translation earpiece (for a show in a language other than yours).
  • Authorities permissions.
  • Taxes.
  • Any item not mentioned in the included list.
  • Personal purchases.
  • Videotaping fees.
  • Dress casually and comfortably with flat-heeled shoes.
  • Videotaping is available for a surcharge.


Destination: Aswan

Departure: From your hotel or cruise ship.

Departure time: 18:00

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