You will discover the great Temples of Luxor and witness the gigantic archaeological sites in Aswan through this overnight Luxor and Aswan tour from Cairo. Visit Karnak Temple in Luxor, Philae Temple in Aswan, and more with Cairo Top Tours.
Price : 390.00 $
Luxor and Aswan Overnight Trip from Cairo
Enjoy visiting the captivating Temples in Luxor and witness the greatness of the archaeological sites during Aswan excursions through this unique Luxor and Aswan overnight trip from Cairo. Now have the possibility to visit the historical Karnak Temple complex and the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, the Greco-Roman style Philae Temple and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, and more with Cairo Top Tours.
2 Days Luxor and Aswan from Cairo
During your Luxor and Aswan overnight trip from Cairo, our Cairo Top Tours representative will meet you at your Cairo hotel and move you to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Luxor, where you will visit the great ancient sites and begin one of our best Egypt day tours and excursions from Cairo. Your personal tour guide will meet you at Luxor airport to begin Luxor west bank tours as follows:
The colossal standing statues of King Amenhotep III look very similar to the statues of King Ramses II at the Temple of Abu Simbel which was cut into the mountain.
The temple of El Deir El Bahri was built during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut:
One of the most beautiful temples in Luxor which is built by the strong woman Pharaoh Hatshepsut during the 18th dynasty, and dedicated to worshiping the god Amun Ra.who was the most important among all the gods of ancient Egypt.
The Valley of the Kings:
You will admire the west bank tours in Luxor thanks to the site of the Valley of the Kings, it was considered the funerary necropolis for the new kingdom kings instead of building huge pyramids like it used to be during the old kingdom period, contains more than 60 tombs cut by the pharaohs during the new kingdom from the reign of King Thutmosis of the eighteenth, and during the nineteenth & twentieth dynasties. The Valley of the Kings got its fame from the discovery of the tomb of the golden king Tutankhamun in 1922 by Howard Carter, who found the tomb totally intact which was one of the greatest finds in the 20th century.
Continue your tours to the East bank of Luxor to view the Complex of Karnak Temple:
Karnak temple is considered the most prominent man-made religious center in the world, it is the largest temple in Egypt and even today remains are still found. The enclosure in which it is located is 2,400 meters boundary and is surrounded by an enormous wall of 8 meters in thickness.
After finishing your Luxor excursions, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Luxor and overnight
Cairo Top Tours English-speaking tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby in Luxor to be transferred to start your astonishing tours in Aswan as follows:
The Unfinished Obelisk:
It was cut during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut, to be the largest obelisk in Egypt, where the obelisk reaches a height of about 41 meters but was never used or finished due to the death of the powerful queen who ruled Egypt for 20 prosperous years full of victories and military expeditions, in addition to the economic and political reforms she did.
The High Dam:
It was built in 1960 by former president Nasser to be one of the greatest engineering projects in the history of modern Egypt, and provide the country with sufficient electric power in addition to saving the lands of Egypt from being drowned every year as a result of the Nile flood.
The Majestic Philae Temple:
The Temple of Philae was located on the island of Philae in the middle of the Nile River, but the temple was moved from its original place to Agilika Island, after the construction of the High Dam, for concern of flooding the Nile water, and it was specially built for the worship of Goddess Isis in the 3rd B.C.
You will be transferred to Aswan Airport for departure to Cairo after you enjoyed your Aswan excursions.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch