Private 2-Day Overland Aswan And Abu Simbel Tour From Luxor With Overnight Accommodation

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Customer's hotel in Luxor
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Visit the must-see temples of Abu Simbel and Aswan on a 2-day private overland trip from Luxor. On route, visit the well-preserved temples of Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Philae. Stay overnight in Aswan before driving to Abu Simbel the next morning to take in the two monumental temples beside Lake Nasser. Your trip includes private, round-trip air-conditioned travel, guided visits with an Egyptologist guide, two lunches, plus overnight 5-star accommodation in Aswan

Highlights

  • Led by a qualified Egyptologist
  • Led by a local guide
  • Family friendly
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience

Know More about this tour

Day 1: Luxor - Aswan (L)
Meet your guide at your Luxor hotel at 6am-7am, and begin your roughly 2-hour journey to Edfu by private, air-conditioned minivan.

Follow the Nile River valley, and hear about Egypts ancient history on route. On arrival, explore Edfu Temple with your guide, seeing its well-preserved courtyards, sanctuaries, and Birth House dedicated to the falcon-headed god, Horus, builtbetween237-57 BC.

Continue to Kom Ombo, a double-temple to Horus and the crocodile god, Sobek, and after exploring here, head to Aswan and the Temple of Philae, set on an island in the Nile. Admire the pylons, kiosks, and chapels of the temple as your guide explains how it was built during Ptolemaic and Roman times.

Afterward, savor lunch at a local restaurant, and transfer to your comfortable Aswan hotel, enjoying the evening independently.

Overnight: 4-star Citymax Hotel Aswan

Day 2: Aswan Abu Simbel Luxor (B, L)
In the early morning, collect a boxed hotel breakfast and board your air-conditioned vehiclewith your guide for your roughly 3-hour journey Abu Simbel.

On route, hear background to Abu Simbels two temples: the Great Temple of Ramses II and smaller Temple of Hathor, both built in the 13th century BC. Learn about the UNESCO project that relocated them both to Lake Nasser in 1968, a move prompted by the building of the Aswan High Dam.

Arrive and marvel at the lakeside temples, fronted by vast statues of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari.Hear about the temples history, interiors, and relocation project, and look around inside (guides not permitted inside).

Next, drive back to Aswan, and after viewing the Aswan High Dam, completed in 1970 to help prevent the Nile flooding, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before returningto Luxorby Train, finishing with a late afternoon or evening hotel drop-off.

Inclusions

Pick up and return services from your hotel in Luxor

All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle

1 Night accommodation at 5 Star hotel in Aswan including Breakfast (Box)

One way air-conditioned seated train trip from Aswan to Luxor

Lunch meals during tours to Aswan and Abu Simbel

1 Breakfast & 2 Lunches are included

Bottled water during the tours

Qualified Egyptologist tour guide

All service charges and taxes included

Exclusions

Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary

Optional activities

Personal expenses

Gratuities (Guide & Drivers Tiping)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

All participants: Names, Passports Numbers and country is required at time of booking

Pick up & Drop off hotel Name in Luxor

Above prices are not available During Christmas or New year (Traveling during this time will be subject to extra cost US$25 Per Person)

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