Enjoy a 2 day trip from Aswan to Luxor to visit the Karnak Temple, the Luxor Temple and the Temple of Kom Ombo.
What to Expect
You will be picked up at your hotel in Aswan to enjoy a day tour to the Temple of Kom Ombo standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile. It differs from other temples because of its double entrance, each one is dedicated to divinity: "Haroeris" with his falcon head and "Sobek" with his crocodile head. The Temple of Kom Ombo was built on the honor of two deities the crocodile-headed Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world, and Haroeris or the ancient falcon-headed Horus, Lunch box included.
Then be transferred to Edfu by road to visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus which is considered by most to be the best preserved cult temple in Egypt. According to the Egyptian myths, it was the place where the falcon-headed god Horus revenged the murder of his father Osiris by killing Seth. You will arive in Luxor around 14:00. Start your tour visiting the Karnak Temple, the greatest example of worship in the history, dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. Spend around 3 hours there before you will be transferred to the Lotus Nile Hotel. Check in and take some rest before starting your night visit to Luxor Temple. Around 18:00 pm you will be picked up from your hotel by you expert tour guide to start your evening visit to the Luxor Temple. It was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramses II during the 19th Dynasty. Later you will be driven back to your hotel in Luxor overnight in Luxor.
Breakfast at the hotel and around 7:00 am. Pickup from your hotel by your expert tour guide to start your day tour visiting the West Bank where you will visit the Valley Of The Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial. The most known tombs are King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tut-Ankh-Amon, King Ramses VI, King Mrenptah and AmonhotepII. Afterwards visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut that is known as El Dir El Bahari which was built by Queen Hatshepsut the daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately 1490-1469 B.C). Then continue your day tour to The Colossi of Memnon which are remains of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Around 12 you enjoy a transfer back.
- Pick up service from your hotel in Aswan and return
- Professional English-speaking Egyptologist guide
- 1 night hotel accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis at Lotus Hotel
- All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
- Bottled water during your trip
- Lunch at local restaurant on your first day
- All service charges and taxes
What's Not Included
- Optional activities
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
Please wear soft shoes and light cloths during the summer and a jacket during the winter.