A day tour to Kom Ombo Temple, which stands on a high ground overlooking the Nile. Then onto Edfu Temple which is dedicated to god Horus and it considered the best preserved cult temple in Egypt.
Details about this tour
We will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan to start your tour to Kom ombo and Edfu temple, drive by your A/C modern vehicle to Kom-ombo to visit the double temple of both Sobek, the crocodile god and Horus the falcon god located on the river bank. Kom ombo temple was built during the Ptolemaic dynasty, with additions during the roman period. While much of the temple has been destroyed by the Nile flood, the ruins are spectacular, and some 300 crocodile mummies discovered in the vicinity are displayed inside the temple crocodile museum.
Proceed to Edfu to visit Edfu temple dedicated to Horus the falcon headed god. Considered the best preserved of all Egypts temples. The temple was built in the Ptolemaic period between 237 57 BC. The inscriptions on its walls provide important information on language, myth and religion during the Greco-Roman period in ancient Egypt. Explore the temples and learn more about the most significant deities from ancient Egypt. Then you will head back Aswan to go back to your hotel.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Professional art historian guide
- Bottled water
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Entry/Admission - Temple of Kom Ombo
- Entry/Admission - Temple of Horus at Edfu
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate