A few meters away from the temple of Kom Ombo, you can find the Crocodile Museum, which exhibits archaeological remains related to ancient Egypt’s cult of Sobek, as well as remains of crocodiles, and mummified reptiles.
Apart from a cruise, you can travel in convoy from Aswan to Kom Ombo.
Travel on a felucca to Kom Ombo. Sail for several days aboard this small sailboat; sleep on the deck, and enjoy the scenery. You can book your trip in Aswan for as long as you want.
Most of the times, cruises trips through the Nile include visits to the Kom Ombo Temple. Before booking your trip, make sure this stop is included, and if it is at night, even better!
The best time to visit Kom Ombo is from November to the beginning of April, since days are clear and rain-free. If you prefer hot weather, visit Kom Ombo from March to May or from September to November.
The average temperature of Kom Ombo is between 10 °C and 42 °C throughout the year.
Between one of the walls of the temple and the Nile river there is a market where you can buy souvenirs such as scale models of Sobek and Horus, as well as other pieces related to these gods.
Book a private tour to Kom Ombo. It lasts 9 hours and includes other sites. Departures are from Aswan; they include pick up and drop off at the hotel, and a guide. It costs from $75 to $180 USD approx.
You can get to the temple in different ways. You can take a felucca trip from Aswan to Luxor, or a cruise through the Nile River. You can also book a day trip from Aswan.