Luxor Tour to Aswan
Enjoy 5 days of Luxor Tour to Aswan. The 1st day spent on the East Luxor Karnak and Luxor Temple. Touring the West Luxor Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the king, and 2 colossal statues of Memnon on the 2nd. Edfu and Kom Ombo temple by car visiting on the 3rd. Then, a drop in Aswan. An optional tour to Abu Submol on the fourth day. Touring Philae temple, unfinished obelisk, and high dam on the 5th.
Day 1: East Bank of Luxor
Stop 1: Luxor Temple: Our guide will pick you from your hotel in Luxor then drive to Karnak and Luxor temple. Enjoy touring the east bank of the Karnak Temples by private car and private tour guide. Move to Luxor Temple. It was built by Amunhotep III in the 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom, and it was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty. It was dedicated to the great god Amun-Ra, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu together representing the Theban triad. Enjoy visiting the Obelisk of Ramses II in front of the 1st Pylon.
Stop 2: Temple of Karnak: Karnak temple is the greatest example of worship in history and was dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu. It was constructed from the beginning of the Middle Kingdom to the Graeco Roman Kingdom.
Day 2: West Luxor
Stop 1: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari: Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, one of the most striking monuments in Egypt. The famous female ruler of Egypt for 20 years posed as a male to gain the throne.
Stop 2: Valley of the Kings: Then, you’ll visit the necropolis of the ancient city of Thebes. Arriving at the Valley of the Kings, the burial place of the kings of Thebes (ancient Luxor). The most known tombs are King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tut-Ankh-Amon, King Ramssess VI, King Mrenptah, and AmonhotepII. Then, continue to get to the colossi of Memnon. At the end of your tour, you will be escorted back to your hotel.
Day 3: Dendera and Abydos Temple
Stop 1: Abydos: We pick you up from your hotel in Luxor by an air-conditioned private vehicle or car. First, visit Abydos, the ancient Egyptian believed that the god (Lord of the underworld) to be buried there. The temple was built by King Seti I and completed by King Ramsess II, known as the temple of Seti I. It is located in Abydos city about 420 km to the south of Cairo in Sohag Government, and 135 km from Luxor. The paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt.
Stop 2: Dendera Temple Complex: Then, continue to Dandara to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. The temple is located in Dandara, which is situated at the north of Luxor. The Temple of Hathor at Dendera, on the Nile north of Luxor, is one of the latest Egyptian temples. Dedicated to the wife of the god Horus. Optional stop for lunch, then, transfer back to your hotel.
Day 4: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temple
Stop 1: Temple of Horus: Upon arrival in Edfu, you will be transferred by horse carriage 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.
Stop 2: Temple of Kom Ombo: Then, transfer to see 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 in the honor of two deities the crocodile-headed Sobek. Then, transfer back to your hotel in Aswan overnight in Aswan.
Day 5: Aswan Full Day
Temple of Philae: Pick up from Aswan hotel. High Dam of Aswan, which was completed in 1964 containing more material than used in the Great Pyramid of Cheops. The Dam is 11,811 ft long, 3215 ft thick at the base, 364 ft tall, and is carved into the existing granite, providing irrigation and electricity for the whole of Egypt. Then, Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries of Aswan where much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from. Proceed your trip to visit the majestic Philae Temple, which was carefully moved to its current location (around 500 meters from the original site) when the construction of the High Dam caused surrounding Nile waters to rise. At the end of your tour, you will be escorted back to your hotel. The package ends in Aswan.
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