Aswan Abu Simbel, one of Egypt’s greatest ancient temples, and explore Aswan’s sights, on this 2-day guided tour from Luxor. Marvel at the two, UNESCO-listed Abu Simbel wonders — the Temples of Ramses II and Nefertari — relocated to the banks of Lake Nasser in the 1960s. Ogle the colossal Ramses statues and echoing interiors as your Egyptologist guide brings their history to life, and see beautiful Philae Temple and Aswan’s Old and High Dams. This fascinating tour includes round-trip transport and breakfast.
Discover Abu Simbel Tour from Luxor, visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and the High Dam around Aswan. overnight in Aswan, then head to Abu Simbel in the morning before driving back to Luxor.
07:00 AM you will be met and assisted at your hotel, Movenpick Aswan Hotel, in Luxor and transferred to Aswan for a wonderful tour to visit the majestic Philae Temple which was built on the honor of Goddess Isis the chief deity of the island, lunch at local restaurant in Aswan included, and then enjoy a motorboat ride to the Nubian Village which situated at the bottom of Elephantine Island to discover the simple and natural life of the very kind and hospitable Nubian people finally you will be transferred to your hotel in Aswan for check-in with free time at leisure and overnight stay
Meet your driver/guide at your hotel lobby in Luxor and begin your journey to Edfu. On the way, receive your guide’s full attention and be enlightened by tales of the ancient mythology of Egypt to pique your interest and enhance your understanding.
Once in Edfu, enjoy an enthralling visit to the Temple of Horus. Marvel at the best-preserved religious place in Egypt with imposing sandstone structures of Horus, the god of protection. In accordance with the mythology of Egyptian gods, explore the site where Horus sought revenge upon Seth, the god of chaos, for murdering his father, Osiris.
Next, take a 1.5-hour drive to the Temple of Kom Ombo, built in devotion to the divine deities overlooking the east side of the River Nile. Learn about the structures of the temple and how it was built in honor of two great divinities: the falcon-headed Horus or Haroeris, and the crocodile-headed god of fertility, Sobek.
After spending a marvelous hour walking around the temple, it will be time for a lunch break in the city of Aswan. From here, either be dropped off at your hotel in Aswan or set off on the return journey to your accommodation in Luxor, depending on the tour option you select.
05:00 AM – A box-breakfast will be provided by hotel in Aswan, and then you will be accompanied by your guide and driver to visit the two Temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt. They reflect the glory and grandeur of the new Kingdom. The Egyptian government and UNESCO decided to co-operate in order to save these temples from the flood. The Temple of Ramsses II was dedicated to the four universal gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Re, and to Ramsses II himself. The great Abu Simbel temple is also called The Sun Temple of Ramssess II.The Temple of Queen Nefertari is also Called Temple of Hathor who was the wife of the Sun God so in a symbolic way, the two Temples, that of Ramsses II and that of Nefertari, bring Ramesses II, Nefertari, Hathor and the Sun God together as one. Lunch at local restaurant in Aswan with free time at leisure before you travel back to your hotel in Luxor