Despite the heat, I had a great time exploring Egypt. My guide and Egyptologist of 20 years, Salwa was very informative, providing great historical points and interesting facts. She arrived at my hotel on time and provided water and some snacks. She was very attentive...More
Tours and Tickets by Emo Tours Egypt - Aswan
See the ancient marvel of Abu Simbel on a private day trip from Aswan. Journey southward by private, air-conditioned vehicle as your personal guide shares tales of the 3,400-year-old complex, a masterwork of ancient Egyptian engineering beside Lake Nasser. Awe at the two temples, graced by colossi of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, and tour the Great Temple’s statue-lined halls and battle reliefs. While you explore, hear the incredible story of the temples’ 1960s relocation to protect them from flooding after the building of the Aswan High Dam.
Private Day Trip to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples from Aswan
Discover the Nile-side temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu on a private day trip from Aswan. With an Egyptologist guide, journey north to Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and falcon-headed god Horus. Admire the stone columns, forecourt and sanctuaries, and unravel their history with your guide. After an included boxed lunch, continue to Edfu, a large cult temple to Horus. See the large pylon, court and other chambers as your guide unveils their secrets. Afterward, return to Aswan or choose an optional hotel drop-off in Luxor.
$125.00 per adult
See the highlights of picturesque Aswan on a comprehensive tour with an expert Egyptologist guide. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle, start with views of the Aswan High Dam, the massive 1960s structure built to counter the annual flooding of the Nile. Admire the dam and then see the Unfinished Obelisk, a gigantic, half-carved obelisk abandoned in its quarry by ancient quarrymen. Later, ride a boat to Philae Temple, renowned for its beautiful island location. Tour the magnificent courts, terraces and chambers dedicated to the goddess Isis before returning to Aswan proper.
See Luxor’s top attractions in one day on a guided day trip from Aswan. After a drive through the lush Nile Valley, tour the key sites of what was ancient Thebes as a qualified Egyptologist guide recounts their stories and secrets. Travel to the West Bank to visit age-old pharaonic tombs at the Valley of the Kings, and see the stunning Temple of Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, switch to the East Bank to explore awe-inspiring Karnak and beautiful Luxor Temple. Hotel pickups and drop-offs included.
Aswan City Private Tour by Horse Carriage
Sit back and take in the beauty and bustle of Aswan on a private horse-drawn carriage ride. Settle aboard a comfortable, open-top carriage and relax as you clip-clop through the city’s streets, gardens and walkways. Gaze out over the river waters and banks on a ride along the Nile Corniche, take in colorful street markets and shady, palm-dotted gardens, and gain fascinating glimpses into everyday Egyptian life. Your ride includes bottled water and hotel pick-up and drop-off.
$25.00 per adult
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