Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples: Full-Day Tour from Aswan
Tour Code : ASW 1607
Duration : 09 hours
Available languages (Tour guide): English, French, German, Spanish
Pick-up service: Your hotel Or Cruise ship in Aswan
Easy Cancellation: Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Select your date and number of participants:TOP PUT TABLE
What You'll See
- Temple in Edfu
- Temple of Kom Ombo
- Enjoy a short stroll through town
See, in this day tour under the leadership of Egyptologist the temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek. Enjoy the ride and see picturesque Egyptian villages.
You will be picked up early in the morning from your hotel in Aswan and it goes directly to Edfu. Explore while driving interesting Egyptian villages and towns. Enjoy the views of the Nile Valley.
The first stop is in the town of Edfu on the western bank of the Nile. Your tour of Edfu begins with a visit to the majestic temple of Edfu, which is considered the best preserved cult temple in Egypt and he was v 237-57. Chr. Built of sandstone. In this place, which is the God Horus dedicated to the falcon's head, the gods are said to have avenged the murder of his father Osiris. Learn all about the great Horus. Admire the huge Falk granite statue in the main courtyard and the statues of the gods and pharaohs at the entrance.
Discover the most holy place and learn more about the important deities of ancient Egypt. Then visit the Temple of Kom Ombo on the banks of the Nile, it was built during the reign of the Ptolemies and expanded under the Romans. Large parts of the temple were destroyed by earthquakes though, but even the ruins are spectacular. Unique to this historic temples are its two inputs, Temple of Kom Ombo, which were created in honor of the falcon god Haroeris and the deity Sobek the crocodile head. Of them circa 300 were discovered in the vicinity of the temple. Hear the story of Kom Ombo and enjoy the ride back to Aswan.
- Hotel/Cruise pick-up and drop-off
- All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
- Entrance fees to the mentioned historical sites
- Egyptologist guide
- Any extras not mentioned in the program
- Drinks / Lunch
- Personal expenses
- Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
- Your hotel Or Cruise ship in Aswan
Things to bring:
- Passport valid for 6 months
- Comfortable shoes
- Sun block
Tour Schedule :
- Tour available: Daily
- Hotel pick-up: 08:00
- Hotel return: 17:00