three days tour aswan and abu simbel from hurghada

 Three days tour to Aswan,Kom ombo, Edfu and Abu Simbel from Hurghada or port Ghalib hotels. Visit Aswan Highlights, The High Dam, The Temple of Goddess Isis on Philae island.

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We offer Three days tour to Aswan,kom ompo, Edfu and Abu Simbel from Hurghada or port Ghalib hotels. Visit Aswan Highlights, The High Dam, The Temple of Goddess Isis on Phiala island, the Unfinished Obelisk and sail on the Nile with Felucca and Visit  Abu Simbel, Ramses the Second most great work. and the Temple of the Queen Nefertari, Visit Komompo temple and Edfu on the way back to Hurghada

Day 1-Hurghada- Aswan

Early in the Morning at 05:00 am You will be picked up from Hurghada hotel or Port Ghalib Hotels to Aswan by Private vehicle, It takes 4 hours driving.

You will visit the High dam, Phiala temple, the Unfinished Obelisk and Enjoy sailing on the Nile with Egyptians Felucca

Phiala temple

Built to honor the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped.

Phiala temple

The High Dam

Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.

Aswan Dam

The Unfinished Obelisk

Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s the finest granite used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks.

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The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned.


 

Day 2-Aswan-Abu Simbel-Hurghada

An early pick-up from your hotel in Aswan at 04: 00, travel by air-conditioned vehicle from Aswan to Abu Simbel, It takes 3 hours driving to the temples of Abu Simbel before the heat of the day.

The temples of Abu Simbel

The temple two temples were Carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, the Abu Simbel temple complex
Upon arrival, an Egyptologist guide will tell you all about one of the greatest and most whimsical pharaohs in Egyptian history. Marvel at the main façade of the Great Temple to Ramesses II and its 4 statues of the pharaoh seated on his throne following his advancing age. 
In theory, the main temple is dedicated to Amon-Re Horakhty and Ptah, but in practice, it was constructed for the greater glory of its builder, Ramses the Great. Continue to the smaller temple of Ramesses' consort, Queen Nefertari, situated right next to the Great Temple. Admire the impressive rock-cut façade depicting the pharaoh and his queen. 


Re-board the coach at 09:00 for the return transfer to Aswan Overnight in Aswan

Day 3-Aswan- Kom Ompo -Edfu-Hurghada

After breakfast Move to Kom Ompo temple

The temples of Kom Ompo

Kom Ombo. Of all the ancient Temples in Egypt, this is the only one which is divided into two, to reflect it’s dedication to two Gods: Sobek, the Crocodile God of fertility; and the falcon-headed Horus, God of the sky. Kom Ombo is also famous for the depictions of surgeon's instruments, giving us an early record of medicine and surgery in Ancient Egypt

Kom ompo temple

Then Move to Edfu temple

he huge Ptolemaic Temple of Horus at Edfu, the most complete and best preserved of the Egyptian Temples, consisting of many columns, halls, chambers, and chapels.

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Two statues of Horus flank the twin-towered entrance gate and inside, an interesting inscription lists the titles of books (scrolls) held in the library

 

Inclusions:

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Aswan
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Bottled water on board vehicle during the tour
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sights in Aswan & Abu Simbel
  • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch at a quality restaurant with tasty food in Aswan
  • Two Night accommodation at Basma hotel
  • No any Hidden Costs

Exclusions:

  • Any extras

Please remember to bring:

  • Camera

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