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Getting around

Service taxis from the Aswan International Airport (248 0333) to the town centre cost E£1. A private taxi should be no more than E£25.

You can get around Aswan by calèche (E£10 per hour). A 3½-hour taxi tour to the Temple of Philae, High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk costs around E£30. A taxi anywhere within town (including from the town centre to the bus station) costs E£5.