Two days tour from Luxor to Aswan and Abu Simbel

 

Enjoy 2 days Private tour from Luxor to Aswan and Abu Simbel. Visit the majestic temple of Abu Simbel and Aswan sightseeing tour, the unfinished obelisk, Aswan high dam and Philae temple of the goddess Isis. Enjoy the services of an academic Egyptologist tour guide, and transport by comfortable A/C vehicle.

Tour Details:

 

Trip Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night.
Trip type:  private tour. 
Trip runs:  Daily tour.
Starting from: Your hotel.
Return to: Your hotel.
pick-up time: 6.00 to 7.00 am.

 

 

 

Start from
$199
 

Tour Itinerary: 

Day 1: Luxor / Aswan Tour
Early morning, Pick up from your hotel in Luxor by air condition modern vehicle to Aswan to start your tour to the High Dam of Aswan, an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. Containing more material than used in the Great Pyramid of Cheops, the Dam is 11,811 ft long, 3215 ft thick at the base, 364 ft tall and is carved into from the existing granite, providing irrigation and electricity for the whole of Egypt. Continue to the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries of Aswan where much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from. The Unfinished Obelisk still lies where it was carved when a crack was discovered as it was being hewn from the rock. Lunch at local restaurant, Proceed your trip to visit the majestic Philae Temple which was carefully moved to its current location (around 500 meters from the original site) when the construction of the High Dam caused surrounding Nile waters to rise, Philae Temple was built on the honor of goddess Isis the chief deity of the island. At the end of your tour you will be transferred to your hotel in Aswan to check-in with free time at leisure. Overnight in Aswan.
Day 2: Abu Simbel Tour / Luxor

About 3.30 AM Lifeegypttours.com tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan to start your tour to Abu Simbel. The Temples of Abu Simbel with their unique style are amongst the most interesting Pharaonic Temples, They reflect the glory and grandeur of the new Kingdom. The temples date back to the reign of King Ramses II (1290-1223 BC). The first Temple was built by King Ramses II and is dedicated to the God Re-Hor-Akhty, Amon, Ptah, and King Ramses II as a deified King. The Temple of Queen Nefertari is located 120m from the Temple of Ramses II and was also built by Ramses II, dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and to his wife Queen Nefertari. In June 1964 The Egyptian government and UNESCO decided to co-operate in order to save these temples from the raising water of Lake Nasser while the High Dam was being built. At the end of abu Simbel tour you will be transferred to Aswan, Lunch will be served in local restaurant, and then drive to Luxor hotel.

 

About the price

Price Includes:

  • Pick up services from your hotel in Luxor & return. 
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation in Aswan for 01 night at 5 stars hotel.  
  • Private English Egyptologist guide. 
  • Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.
  • Lunch during your day trip at local restaurant.
  • Entrance fees for the mentioned historical place.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Excludes:

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Optional services.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Gratuities (Tipping).

More Information:

  • Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person.
  • Booking this tour should be made at least 24 hours prior to start date.
  • Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking.