- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- Duration: 8 Hrs
Departure Time :
6am, 7am, or 8am
Departure Details :
Hotels in Luxor (East bank)
Return Details :
Returns to original departure point
Cancellation Policy : This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
OverviewEnjoy a fantastic Day trip to el Kab and Edfu temple from Luxor in accompany of an Egyptologist tour guide, visit El Kab tombs and the ruins of the ancient Nekhen capital of upper Egypt and the Temple of Horus at Edfu, the best preserved temple of Egypt temples.
- Led by a qualified Egyptologist
- Get inside tips from a local
Know More about this tour
Discover the ruins and the mud bricks outer wall of the ancient Nekhen, the religious and political capital of Upper Egypt at the end of the Predynastic period (c. 3200 3100 BC). The center of worship of the Goddess Nekhbet, the white vulture goddess and protector of the Pharaoh as goddess of Upper Egypt (south). Continue to visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu. The sand has helped to preserve the Temple which was found to be almost completely intact, when it was first cleared and excavated by Auguste Mariette in the 1860s. Edfu Temple structure was started by Ptolemy III Euergetes in 237 and was not completed by Ptolemy XII Auletes in 57 BC.
The Temple walls inscriptions provide important information on language, myth and religion during the Greco-Roman period. Specially, the sacred marriage scene between Horus and Hathor, the Temples foundation scenes, and the battle between Horus and Seth.
After finishing, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Luxor east bank.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by private vehicle
Qualified Egyptologist guide
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Entry/Admission - Temple of Horus at Edfu
Entry/Admission - Tombs of El kab
Food and drinks, unless specified
Gratuities (Guide & Drive)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
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