This short tour to Egypt is perfectly tailored for travelers who wish to visit the wonders of Abu Simbel, Aswan and Luxor. In one single tour you will be exploring the wonders of the great temple of Abu Simbel, the High Dam and the Philae Temple in Aswan. While in Luxor, we would be visiting all the major attractions of the East Bank and the West Bank. We guarantee you would be having a superb vacation in Egypt.
Let’s start this short tour in the early morning by meeting your tour guide who will take you on a ride in comfortable vehicles to take the flight to Aswan city.
Upon your arrival in Aswan, our experienced friendly tour guide would be welcoming you to have a marvelous tour in Aswan.
The first place you will be visiting today is the High Dam, this is the most astonishing architectural accomplishment of modern Egypt. It was constructed more than 50 years ago, in the purpose of producing a large portion of Egypt's electricity and also to preserve the water of the River Nile.
Then your next visit in Aswan city will be to The Philae Temple, one of the most charming ancient Egyptian temples ever constructed. The temple is featured with its astonishing pylons, statues, and the huge pillars all over. Constructed more than 2000 years ago although, the temple still preserves its charm.
Moving on with this short break in Egypt you will be traveling towards Abu Simbel.
You will arrive in less than 3 hours to the breathtaking Temple of Abu Simble. This temple was constructed by Ramses II, one of the most famous builders of ancient Egypt. This huge temple with its magnificent facade and four huge statues of the king, was all cut out of rocks. The whole complex, together with the smaller temple of Queen Nefertari, was transferred to its current location as there were fears it would be affected by the water reserves. People made a huge effort to keep them for you to come and visit.
The visits of today is ends and you will return back to Aswan to enjoy lunch in one of the best restaurants of the city.
Check in at your hotel and spend the night in Aswan, the city of gold.
Have a great morning by enjoying the best breakfast in your hotel in Aswan to continue this amazing short tour in Aswan.
Today we would be traveling to Luxor, or ancient Thebes to explore the treasures of the Pharaohs in Upper Egypt.
The most comfortable and modern vehicle will be waiting for you to take you towards Luxor city in a trip that takes less than 2 hours.
Luxor is in fact divided into two sections, the city of the dead or the West Bank with several ancient burial sites and temples.
Your very first visit in Luxor will start by visiting the Valley of the Kings. This ancient royal burial site is the richest and most exciting of the Pharaohs all over Egypt. In a trial to hide their tombs, the Pharaohs of the New Kingdom, beginning with the 18th dynasty started digging their tombs deep in the mountains. Never miss the chance to discover the secrets of the Tomb of Tutankhamen.
Next, in this perfectly tailored tour you will be visiting the Temple of Hatshepsut. Constructed more than 3000 years ago, the temple is the most charming mortuary temple that survived until today. Sections that tourists who visit Egypt should never miss include the chapel of Hathour, the chapel of Anubis, and many more secrets to explore.
Moving to the West Bank of Luxor you will be visiting the Colossi of Memnon. Can you imagine that these two huge statues are the only remaining items in the astonishing mortuary temple of Amenhotep III that was extremely huge and impressive as historians assert. Today, they are a famous landmark of Luxor and Upper Egypt.
Let’s have some rest by enjoying lunch in one fine local restaurant in Luxor and get the experience of the local Egyptian food.
After lunch and resting for a bit, you will be heading towards the City of the Living, or the East Bank of Luxor.
First, you will visit the Karnak Temple. There is nothing to be compared to this great ancient Egyptian temple. Dedicated to the God Amun, the temple is the largest construction of the Pharaohs ever built. Established more than 4000 years ago, during the era of the Middle Kingdom, there are many sections to explore there!
The great historical sites in this short tour have no end, next you will visit the Luxor Temple. This smaller temple was linked to the Karnak as many religious festivals used to take place among the two temples. Considered an open book in the arts and architecture of ancient Egypt, the temple hosts a large variety of sections and chapels that date to various periods of ancient Egyptian history.
At the end of the day, after having a great tour of the highlights of Luxor, you will be going to the Luxor Airport to take the flight back to Cairo.
Once you arrive in Cairo, you will meet our tour guide to deliver you to your hotel in Cairo after having a wonderful short break in Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel.
- 1 Night accommodation in Aswan at hotel on bed and breakfast basis.
- 1 full day tour in Aswan visiting Philae Temple, the High Dam and Abu Simbel Temple.
- 1 full day tour in Luxor visiting East and West banks in Luxor.
- All Transfers in Luxor and Aswan.
- All your tours and excursions are with A/C bus.
- The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
- Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.
- All your visits include entrance fees.
- Our prices include all taxes and services
- Domestic flights Cairo/Aswan/Luxor/Cairo.
- International Airfare
- Visa, we can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request.
- Any optional tours
- Tips and personal expanses
- Drinks and any other expenses