Luxor Day Tours
Seize the chance of your stay at Luxor and pay a visit to Aswan, the major source of granite, quartz and sandstone used in the construction of various monuments across Egypt. In Aswan you will visit Philae Temple and enjoy ridding a felucca to the Nubian Village. Then head to Abu Simbel to explore the massive two temples of Ramsses II and his wife Nefertari that were built between 1274 and 1244 B.C.
Day 1: Luxor to Aswan Sightseeing Tours
In the early morning our representative will meet you at your hotel in Luxor, and then transfer to Aswan. Upon arrival, you will visit Philae Temple, one of the most beautiful and magnificent temples in Egypt built for Goddess Isis. The temple was submerged under the nile flood water for many years but a rescue operation was organized by UNESCO through dismantling the temple stone by stone and removing it to the current island of Philae. You can reach the temple only by a motor boat as it is built on an island.
إLunch will be served at a nice local restaurant in Aswan. Then enjoy having felucca ride to the Nubian Village located at the edge of the river Nile and discover the Nubians life style, their own language and their brightly painted houses. The Nubians are very friendly and hospitable. You will visit a Nubian house where the Nubians keep a crocodile as a tourist attraction and have a cup of tea.
At the end of the day tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Aswan for check-in with a free time at leisure and overnight stay in Aswan.
Day 2: Abu Simbel Trip from Aswan
Breakfast box will be served as at 03:30 am, and then you will start your trip to Abu Simbel Temples in a 3-hour and half drive by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
Upon arrival at Abu Simbel, you will visit the two Temples of Abu Simbel, the majestic temple of Ramsses II and the temple of Nefertari.
The temple of Ramsses II was cut into a solid rock mountainside. Its unique design reflects the glory and grandeur of Ramsses II’s era during the New Kingdom. The Egyptian government and the UNESCO rescued this temple alongside with the other temple of his wife;Nefertari, from being submerged because of the floods. The temple is aligned in such a way that on two days of the year October 22 and February 22 (days of birth and coronation) , the first rays of the rising sun penetrate the temple, shine into the inner sanctuary and light up the statues inside.
At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to Aswan where you will have lunch at a local restaurant, and then you be driven back to your hotel in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
• Pick up service from your hotel in Luxor and return
• English-speaking tour guide throughout the trip
• Accommodation for 01 night in a 5-starhotel on bed and breakfast basis
• Lunch meals during tours to Aswan and Abu Simbel
• Entrance fees to the mentioned historical sights
• All transfers by modern air-conditioning vehicle
• Bottled water during tours and transfers
• All service charges and taxes included