- Cultural, religious and historic sites
- duration 8 hours
- tour type Private
- age requirement 5+ years old
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Visit Edfu and Kom Ombo temples
- Learn about the Egyptian myth of the falconheaded god Horus and is father Osiris
- Tour the temple of Sobek: the crocodileheaded god of fertility and creator of the world
Arrive in Edfu where you can visit the majestic Temple of Edfu that is dedicated to Horus. The Temple of Edfu s 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.
Lunch from the included lunch box.
Then we continue our day tour to Kom Ombo around 45 minutes drive from Edfu.
Arrive in Kom Ombo and transfer to see the Temple of Kom Ombo 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 in 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 fields.
Then around 16:30 pm we transfer you back to your hotel in Luxor. Private knowledgeable guide will accompany you throughout the whole tour until returning back to Luxor.
- Pick up services from your hotel in Luxor and return
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
- Private Licensed English-speaking Egyptologist guide
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
- Lunch Box
- Snacks Bag
- All service charges & taxes
- Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
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