GAT Tours’ expert English-speaking tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor to spend an enjoyable Day Tour Edfu and Kom Ombo. Upon arrival to Edfu, you will enjoy an exciting unforgettable horse carriage ride that will transfer you to visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus, which is 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 will be served during the tour at a special local restaurant offers delicious oriental food. continue your Day Tour Edfu and Kom Ombo to see The Temple of Kom Ombo, standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile. It differs from other temples due to its double entrance, each one is dedicated to divinity: “Haroeris” with his falcon head and “Sobek” with his crocodile head. Quoting the ancient Egyptians, 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.