This tour offers an incredible opportunity to see best historical attractions of Upper Egypt.
Enjoy Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel tour Visiting the main attractions and historical sights like Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, Luxor Temple, Karnak Temples, Abu Simbel Temples, High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, Temple of Philae and More!
- Every Day
- Tour type
- Pickup Location
- Luxor Airport or Hotel in Luxor
- Physical rating
- Luxor / Edfu / Kom Ombo / Aswan / Abu Simbel
Why you'll love this trip
- Explore the great and historical upper Egypt portion including: Luxor, Edfu , Kom Ombu , Aswan & Abu Simbel.
- You’ll cover the highlights of southern Egypt, from millennia-old temples to the Aswan Dam, a feat of modern engineering.
- Your private, Egyptologist guide provides undivided attention and an insider’s perspective of Upper Egypt.
- Full Private tour. You can full customize the tour according to your full comfort and privacy
- Accommodation, lunches, activities, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
- Tour is suitable for all ages and all genders
Valley of the Kings
Abu Simbel Temples
Upon arrival to Luxor airport, you will be met with our English-speaking representative who will help and assist you in all formalities and transfer to your hotel.
Then start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred land by exploring the west bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, which considers as the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our Pharaohs were buried, Enter tomb of King Tut Ankh Amun.
Then proceed to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. This temple is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain.
At the end of the tour you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is belonging to king Amenhotep III. Lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch you will discover the East bank of Luxor including Karnak Temples Complex, which are the largest structures ever build in the history of the mankind. The principal building is that of god Amun Ra, since it was considered the house of god on the earth, the earlier structure date back to the middle kingdom, but there are some references which refer to the earlier buildings as old as the 3rd dynasty.
Later on, you will proceed to visit Temple of Luxor, which was built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty and completed by the well know king Ramses II. This temple was located in the heart of ancient Thebes and, like Karnak, was dedicated to the main/chief god Amun Re. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred to your hotel for check in, rest and refresh & overnight Luxor.
Check out from your hotel after breakfast, then our tour guide will pick you up to enjoy a day tour to the Temple of Edfu, where you will visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus which is considered by most to be the best preserved cult temple in Egypt. According to the Egyptian myths, it was the place where the falcon-headed god Horus revenged the murder of his father Osiris by killing Seth.
Drive to Koum Oumbo city and visit Temple of Koum Oumbo,standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile. It differs from other temples because of its double entrance, each one is dedicated to divinity: "Haroeris" with his falcon head and " Sobek " with his crocodile head. The Temple of Kom Ombo was built on the honor of two deities the crocodile-headed Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world, and Haroeris or the ancient falcon-headed Horus. Also,Kom Ombo's importance lies in its huge sugar-cane.
Arrive Aswan, lunch at local restaurant.
Tour High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple
A day tour to the High Dam, an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods from the Nile.
Proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. Most probably this obelisk belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th Dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. This queen was the owner of Al Deir El-Bahari Temple in the eastern bank of Luxor . Also there is an opinion said that it belongs to Queen Nefertiti.
Then onto the majestic Philae Temple which was built on the honor of Goddess Isis the chief deity of the island. At the end of your day, you will transfer to your hotel in Aswan for check in & overnight in Aswan.
Breakfast box from your hotel. Later on, you will be transferred by private A-C van to Abu Simbel. The original site was known as Meha in the ancient times and was first documented in the 18th Dynasty, when Ay and Horemheb had rock-cut chapels hewn in the hills to the south.
Upon arrival, you will proceed to visit Abu Simbel Temples, which were built by king Ramses II. The first temple (the biggest one) was built by Ramesses II and being dedicated to the famous god Rahorakhty. While the second temple (the smaller one) was dedicated to king himself and his beautiful wife queen Nefertari.
After finishing your day tour, you will drive Aswan airport or station to travel back to Cairo.
- 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches
- Private air-conditioned vehicle
- 1 night in Luxor at 5* Hotel
- 1 night in Aswan at 5* Hotel
- Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
- All sightseeing tours in Luxor and Aswan are private tours
- English speaking tour guide.
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
- Sightseeing tour to Abu Simbel by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Meals as mention in the above itinerary.
- Portage when needed.
- All service charges and taxes.
- Domestic Flight.
- Any Extra not mentioned above.
- All personal expenses like laundry etc.
- Any optional tours may require.
- Tipping to tour guide, driver
May to Sep:
Oct to April:
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)
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