Enjoy 3 nights Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor joining your private Egypt tour guide to visit all the most famous historical sights and temples.
YourTourGuide will pick you up to visit :
The High Dam:
The High Dam of Aswan is one of the most important achievements of the last century in Egypt, even for many years it was a symbol of the New Era of the Revolution of 1952. It provided Egypt with water and electricity and secured the country of the risk of the destructive inundation.
The Unfinished Obelisk:
The unfinished obelisk of Aswan is known to be one of the largest among them. It was constructed by Hatshepsut, the queen of Thutmose II, who also ruled Egypt as a Pharaoh from 1478 to 1458 B.C., jointly with Thutmose III,
Philae Island was a rocky island in the middle of the Nile, south of Aswan . It was called "Apo" which means Ivory. It was also known by the Greek "Elephantine", probably because it was an important center of trade, especially for ivory. After building the High Dam the temple of the Goddess Isis was moved to a new island was called Egilica , and it was completely reshaped to imitate Philae Island as closely as possible.
Embarkation before lunch. Afternoon Felucca tour around Aswan Islands.
Overnight in Aswan with opportunity to disembark.
Sail to Kom Ombo to visit :
Kom Ombo Temple:
The Temple of Kom Ombo was built during the Greco Roman time during the period from 205 till 180 BC in the reign of Ptolemy V. was constructed on the ruins of a much older temple which was called "Ber Sobek" or the house of the god Sobek. This temple is divided into 2 temples with 2 entrances, 2 hypostyle Halls and 2 sanctuaries.
Sail to Edfu to visit :
Edfu temple is the Temple of Horus, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful and best preserved Temples in Egypt , The work of construction began during the reign of Ptolemy III (about 237 BC) and was finished during the reign of Ptolemy IV.
Sail to Luxor.
Overnight in Luxor.
After you take your Breakfast at your cruise, you will be accompanied by your private Egypt tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit:
The Valley of the Kings:
the burial ground of the pharaohs rulers from the 18th to 20th dynasty , For a period of 500 years beginning in the 16th century BC, tombs were built along this valley for pharaohs , including that of the great Pharaoh Ramses II and boy Pharaoh Tutankhamen. Found in 1922 by British archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter.
The Temple of Hatshepsut:
Temple of Hatshepsut, ancient Egypt’s first female pharaoh , She came to power during the New Kingdom after the death of her father, Tuthmose I, and her half-brother and husband, Tuthmose II, who succeeded her father on the thrown.
The Colossi of Memnon:
enjoy a photo stop at the Colossi of Memnon , Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite stone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor.
Overnight in Luxor with opportunity to disembark or optional Sound and Light Show at Karnak.
Breakfast on board. Possibility of optional Hot Air Ballooning over the West Bank (additional cost) Check-out after breakfast.
Visit the east bank of Luxor:
The Karnak Temples:
No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak Temples , where generations of pharaohs wished to record their names. Walk through the Great Hypostyle Hall , to reach the sacred lake of the temple ,The Karnak complex is actually three main temples situated on 247 acres of land considered as the largest religious center ever built.
The Temple of Luxor is among the most beautiful Temples in Egypt. It was known in the New Kingdom period as Ipt-Rsyt, which means the southern shrine. This was to differentiate between this Temple and Karnak Temple, which was the northern house of Amon , Built largely by Amenhotep III and Ramses II .
Transfer by YourTourGuide to wherever you want inside Luxor.
Our Tour Guides are group of Egyptologist professional licensed tour guides , members of The Egyptian General Tourist Guides Syndicate . based in the major touristic cities in Egypt .since they graduated they started working as free lancer tour guides for many international travel agencies in Egypt .In the meanwhile they joined our team work. with all the knowledge they have , the experience they gained and the passion to our beloved country Egypt we decided to take a step forward to reach you and offer our services ☺ .
New branded air-conditioned vehicles with professional drivers . Our vehicles are different sizes according to the number of travelers . We keep updating our vehicles to always get the best modern ones .
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