Trip Planner: Africa / Egypt / Nile River Valley / Aswan Governorate / Kom Ombo / Temple of Kom Ombo
Noted for its perfect symmetry, Temple of Kom Ombo nestles on a jutting headland overlooking the Nile. Commissioned by Ptolemy VI in the 1st century BCE, the structure was later expanded by other rulers, then largely fell into decay before French archaeologists restored it in the late 19th century. Inspect the detailed friezes and hieroglyphs on the walls of the temple, dedicated to gods Horus and Sobek, or view the hundreds of preserved crocodile mummies displayed at the onsite museum. For Temple of Kom Ombo and beyond, use our Kom Ombo trip itinerary planning app to get the most from your Kom Ombo vacation.
Tours To Temple of Kom Ombo
10-Day Ancient Egypt Tour with Nile Cruise BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $1,336
Duration: 10 days
4-Days 3-Nights Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel&Hot Air Balloon BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $460
Duration: 4 days
Temple of Kom Ombo Reviews
This impressive temple is located directly on the river bank, which makes it a perfect place to visit on a Nile cruise. It is perfectly symmetrical whereby one half is dedicated to Sobek, the... more »
Our Nile cruise ship stopped at Kom Ombo so that our tour group could visit the temple, a short walk from the boat dock. In ancient times, it’s believed this area would have been infested with... more »
Well worth the effort to visit, a very different temple built for 2 gods (Sobek & Horus) with additions added during the Roman period, its walls have inscriptions for calendars, methods of labour in ancient Egypt (like the labour chair) & pictures for the first surgical tools used by ancient Egyptians for providing anesthesia and performing surgeries in this ancient times. Don't forget to visit the near crocodile mummification Museum.
It’s a nice place although it looks incomplete temple but still it’s nice place to visit.
Plan your trip to Kom Ombo
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Plans to Temple of Kom Ombo by other users
23 days in Egypt & Jerusalem BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Nile River Valley BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 28 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 38 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM INDIA October, kids, popular sights Preferences: October, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium