Your 2 days Aswan & Abu Simbel tour from Makadi will begin when you meet our representative who will accompany you from your hotel in Makadi by a private air-conditioned car to Luxor, then from Luxor train station to catch 1st class train to Aswan. At the moment of your arrival, you will meet your private tour guide through all the majestic landmarks of Egypt such as:
Aswan High Dam
The Aswan Dam is a modern wonder constructed between 1960 & 1970 and designed as a co-operation project with Moscow based Hydro project Institute in order to create better control over Nile flooding, generating Hydroelectricity, and increased the water storage for irrigation but was also the cause behind the displacement of Abu Simbel and Philae temple. After finishing the Aswan dam tour, you will move to explore the majestic obelisk in ancient Egypt:
The Unfinished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut
The unfinished obelisk stands Pillar of heavenly light, which was ordered by Queen Hatshepsut "1508-1458 BC" to stand at the entrance of the Karnak temple. It was known as "Tekhenu" which means "To Pierce The Sky" and show how obelisks were shaped. It would have reached the total height of 42 m and weighed 1200 tons but unfortunately, the obelisk was cracked during construction and was forced to remain at the same spot till this very moment. Transfer to enjoy your delicious lunch, then you will head to visit the beautiful:
The Philea temple is the house of the goddess "Isis" which is the source of the mythological tales of ancient Egypt were showcased such as the"Myth of Osiris". The temple was relocated in the 60s on the island of Agilkia as a part of a challenging rescue mission led by the UNESCO in order to save it from being submerged and lost forever. Then you will be transferred to check-in at 5* hotel in Aswan for the overnight.