Drive from Luxor to Aswan exploring Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk and the High Dam around Aswan. Stay overnight and then head to Abu Simbel in the morning before returning to Luxor.
At early morning you will be transferred from your hotel in Luxor to Aswan for a wonderful tour to visit:
It was built across the Nile at Aswan and was constructed between 1960 and 1970, and has had a significant effect on the economy and culture of Egypt.
The largest obelisk in ancient time, It was ordered by Hatshepsut (1508–1458 BC) to complement the Lateran Obelisk (which was originally at Karnak} and was later brought to the Lateran Palace in Rome.
Lunch and continue visiting to:
The temple dedicated to goddess Isis of Love and beauty. The temple complex was dismantled and relocated to nearby Agilkia Island as part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project, protecting this and other complexes before the 1970 completion of the Aswan High Dam.
Finally you will be transferred to your hotel in Aswan for check-in and overnight.
03:30 A.M –A box-breakfast will be provided by hotel in Aswan, and then you will be accompanied by your guide and driver to visit:
The two Temples of Abu Simbel are the great sun temple of Ramses II and the Temple of Queen Nefertari, which was built by Ramses II to his favorite wife Queen Nefertari among other 200 wives and concubines, built during the reign of King Ramses II 1200 B.C.
With their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt.
The Temples are rock-cut structures, and both temples were discovered in 1813 it was almost completely covered with sand , Then both temples were moved in 1960 by the help of Egyptian government and UNESCO to avoid the rising water of the Nile.
Ramses II built the temple mostly to honor himself as inside there is a mural depicting his famous victory at Kadesh battle where his army defeated his enemies.
The carvings and artwork that decorate both temples are incredible. Hand carved pillars, wall paintings, carvings, statues, and much more, this is a must visit the place.
Lunch at quality local restaurant in Aswan before you travel back to your hotel in Luxor
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