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Day Tour to Aswan from Luxor by Bus
"At 8:00 am pick-up from your Hotel or Nile Cruise in Luxor then you will be transferred by private a/c vehicle to Edfu City where you visit Temple of Horus in Edfu. The Temple of Edfu it’s an ancient Egyptian temple located on the West Bank of the Nile i it was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna after the chief god Horus-Apollo. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. After you have completed your visit to Edfu continue driving to Kom Ombo City where you you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo. It is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. Some additions to it were later made during the Roman period. The build halls sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods.Continue driving towards Aswan where you will have lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch you will be transferred to Phila Temple that is an island in Lake Nasser Egypt. It was formerly an island in the first cataract of the Nile River and the previous site of an Ancient Egyptian temple complex in southern Egypt. End your day tour with a visit to the High Dam that was constructed in 1961 by The President of Eg
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Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples From Luxor
"Full day tour in Luxor starts at 8:00am. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor and transfer you by a/c private vehicle to Edfu that is around a 50 minute drive south of Luxor. Upon arrival in Edfu visit the majestic Temple of Edfu that is each one is dedicated to divinity: ""Haroeris"" with his falcon head and "" Sobek "" with his crocodile head. The Temple of Kom Ombo was built on the 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.Around 16:00 transfer back to your hotel in Luxor. Your private knowledgeable guide will accompany you on the whole tour.""""Full day tour from Luxor to visit Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples. All transfers
From $125.00
 
Private Day Trip to Edfu and Kom Ombo from Luxor
"Your private guide will pick up you for a journey south along the fertile lands of the Nile to Edfu and see one of the best-preserved temples in the land. Hear from your guide about the imposing sandstone structure built in honor of Horus—the falcon-head with its curious double entrance and learn of its dedication to 2 gods Sobek and a Haroeris a later form of Horus. Hear about the extensive restoration that had to take place in an area susceptible to natural disaster and the 300 mummified crocodiles found while doing so some of which are now featured in a marvelous display."
From $94.00

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Bridge across the Nile at Edfu

There is a bridge across the Nile in Edfu. I was nearly surprised how low it was! Though our boat wasn’t very high with its 4 decks, when it was passing by the bridge a sailor had to incline the...
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Horse Carriage - Fiacre

As the temple is on the distance of several kilometers from the bank of the Nile right after leaving boats tourists may see numerous horse carriages - fiacres. For the majority of tourists it appears...
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Edfu (Idfu) harbor

Cruise boats, which begin their way from Luxor to Aswan, usually make their first stop in Edfu early in the morning.When we have moored to the bank at Edfu harbor, about ten moored boats already stood...
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Nile Cruise & Sunrise at Edfu

A stop at Edfu is included in the Nile cruise. If you take a cruise in direction from Luxor to Aswan your ship most probably will accost at Edfu late in the evening and then you will visit Edfu Temple...
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To Edfu Temple by Kelesh

This is the usual transportation to the Edfu temple and back. The funny thing is the word they use for these cabs. Or at least, it is funny, to us, Bulgarians. The word Kelesh is definitely of Persian...
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Fiacres...

There are lots of fiacres (horse-drawn carriages) around Edfu, Mainly cater for tourists who fancy seeing the Edfu town in the 'old' way.Cruise ships also can dock at the Nile bank near the Edfu...
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By Convoy...

This is the scene of Edfu town; It's a lively town with people running the everyday business & tourists scattered around town.There's a bank where we can change money; Shops selling souvenirs &...
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Horse Carriage to Horus' Temple

Sarah and I were able to get into a horse carriage with one other couple to head out from our Nile Cruise Ship to the Horus temple.We took carriage #89, and the carriage driver was nice enough to let...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey

"Cruise from Luxor to Aswan via Edfu"
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ATXtraveler

"2 days, 1 night... 5000 years of history!"
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Oana_bic

"Edfu, Horus Temple & again the souk"
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Myndo

"Edfu / Idfu - the classical Temple"
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stevezero

"Idfu or Edfu to You"
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