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Egypt Nile cruise :

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Mix History with relaxing in one tour, sail on the Nile with a luxury cruise to discover ancient Egyptian temples around the Nile.

Day 1 Luxor:

luxor temple

luxor temple

we will be waiting for you in Luxor  Airport or train station to pick up you and check in the Nile cruise then you will give lunch on board, after the lunch, we will start our tour in East bank of Luxor.

East bank :

Temples of Karnak and Luxor.

Karnak :

The ancient Egyptian name of the temple was Ipet-isu—or “most select of places”—by the ancient Egyptian, over 2,000 years to build the complex of Karnak from the middle kingdom to Greek-Roman period.

It is the largest religious center ever built,  about 200 acres (1.5 km by 0.8 km), and was a place of pilgrimage for nearly 2,000 years,  dedicated to the Theban triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu.

The Hypostyle Hall, one of the most interesting things we will visit about 54,000 square feet continue  134 columns, is still the largest room of any religious building in the world.

After finish the tour in Karnak we will drive to Temple of Luxor.

Temple of Luxor :

The temple built by Amenhotep III (1390-52 BC) 18th Dynasty and Ramesses II ( 1279-13 BC) 19th Dynasty.

The Pylon (The entrance ) :

Was Covered by sand until the 1880s but after restored the temple, the Pylon measuring 24 meters high and 65 meters wide, the scene on the pylon Represents the glory of  Ramesses at the battle of Kadesh.

Also, two massive seated statues of Rameses II guard the huge gateway and are flanked by four standing statues of the king.

The avenue of Sphinxes:

In the front of the temple thousands of sphinx of human-headed and lion body about ( 3 KM), the made it between the complex of Karnak an the temple of Luxor.

This avenue built for the ” Opet festival” when Amun and Mut visited the temple of Karnak in a symbolic re-enactment of their marriage. At Luxor temple, Amun has magically transformed into Min the god of fertility.

 Lunch, Dinner on board 

overnight on board

Day 2 West bank  :

The morning after breakfast will transfer to the west bank where you will visit the Valley of the Kings, the temple of Hatshepsut and colossi of Memnon.

Valley of the Kings :

In 1979 UNESCO designated the valley of the kings a part of the World Heritage site of ancient Thebes, includes Luxor, the Valley of the Queens, and complex of Karnak.

The site of royal burials since around 2100 BC,  the pharaohs of the New Kingdom  (1550–1069 BC) who chose this isolated valley to make them tombs.

One of the reasons they choose this valley in the west bank of Luxor ” the pyramid-shaped mountain”,  in the center of the mountain of the west bank, so they will not waste time or spend money to build a pyramid.

The Valley of the Kings has 64 tombs, Just 24  Royal Tombs.

Then we move on to visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

Temple of Hatshepsut :

Hatshepsut temple

Hatshepsut temple

Hatshepsut The Woman Who Was Pharaoh, She was the daughter of Thutmosis I.

She ruled Egypt for about 23 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately 1490-1469 B.C).

She built a very beautiful temple on the west bank of Luxor by limestone and dedicated it to the God Amoun-Ra.

The temple three floors, the third floor carved on the mountain as a holly of hollies of Amoun-Ra.

Then we will stop to visit colossi of Memnon.

Colossi of Memnon:

Two massive statues of quartzite sandstone represent the king Amenhotep III, who ruled  Egypt during the 18th Dynasty.

The statues high about 15 m.

The Colossi was at the entrance to Amenhotep’s memorial temple which was destroyed by an earthquake in ancient time

Then we will go back to the Nile cruise for lunch and sail to Edfu

 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

overnight on board 

Day 3 Edfu & Kom Ombo :

After breakfast we will visit Edfu Temple by horse carriage, one of the most preserved temples in Egypt which dedicated to the god Horus, when we come back we will sail again to Kom Ombo to visit the Crocodile God Sobek and the Falcon God Haroeris then sailing again to Aswan.

 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner on board 

overnight on board 

Day 4 Aswan :

In the morning after breakfast, we will visit.

Philae Temple:

we will start the tour by the temple of Phila which dedicated to goddess Isis mother of Horus and wife of Osiris.

High Dam:

after that, we will go to visit The High dam of Aswan one of the most important projects in Egypt.

Unfinished obelisk:

we will visit the quarry of granite stone, there we will see the unfinished obelisk of Hatshepsut which it would be the biggest if it had finished (42 m ) but after 9 months of work, they found crack so the left it there.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

overnight on board 

Day 5 :

Abu Simbel ( optional) :

Its free day in Aswan, if you would like we can offer you excursions to do, we recommend you visit Abu Simbel temple and Nubian village  ( optional).

After that transfer you to Airport or train station.

 Breakfast on board 

 

Price 

Single Room       595 $

Doubble Room     410 $