2 Day Trip to Aswan and Abu Simbel from Marsa Alam

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We offer 2 Day Trip to Aswan and Abu Simbel from Marsa Alam. Visit Aswan Highlights Includes Edfu temple, Kom Ombo temple Phiala temple, Abu Simbel temp the Unfinished Obelisk, The High Dam, and Abu Simbel temples.

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Day 1- Marsa Alam- Edfu- Kom ombo- Phialae Temple:

Early in the Morning at 05:00 am You will be picked up from Marsa Alam  Hotels to Edfu by Private vehicle. You will visit the temple of Horus in Edfu City

Edfu temple :
Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama

Then drive to Kom Ombo where you will visit the temple of the  Crocodile in Kom Ombo City

The temple of Kom Ombo:
The temple and the associated settlement site located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period(332 B.b -395 A.c)

Then drive to Aswan to visit the temple of Phiala

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.

Overnight in Aswan in Basma hotel

Day 2- ABu simble- Aswan:

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 two temples were Carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, 

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 before

Lunch will be Aswan

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.

The Unfinished Obelisk:

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

Then Drive to Marsa Alam - Arrive at 21:00

 

Highlights

  • Edfu temple
  • Kom Ombo temple
  • Phiala temple
  • Abu Simbel temples
  • the Unfinished Obelisk
  • The High Dam
  • The old Dam
  • Discover Aswan