Day tour to Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan from Luxor Start from $140
You will be driven from Luxor to Aswan, Visiting Edfu ,Kom Ombo Temples, Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and the High Dam in Aswan.
You will be met and assisted at your hotel in Luxor and transferred to Edfu. Followed by your Arrival in Edfu where you can visit the majestic Temple of Edfu that is 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 for the murder of his father Osiris by killing Seth.
Then continue your day tour to Kom Ombo, where you will be able to witness the greatness of the Temple of Kom Ombo standing on higher ground overlooking The Nile. It differs from other temples because of its double entrances; each one is dedicated to a certain ancient Egyptian God: “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 the creator of the world, and Haroeris or the ancient falcon-headed Horus. Also, Kom Ombo’s importance lies in its huge sugar-cane fields, as it is originally an agricultural town, producing mostly irrigated sugar cane and corn,
Then continue your day tour to Aswan to enjoy a day tour in the amazing city of Aswan, visiting the High Dam, an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods from the Nile. Then, proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. Most probably this obelisk belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th Dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. This queen was the owner of her Temple in the Eastern Bank of Luxor. Also, there is an opinion which says that it belongs to Queen Nefertiti. Move on to visit the majestic Philae Temple which was built on the honour of Goddess Isis the, chief deity of the island.
Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Luxor.