Enjoy unforgettable 4 days between Aswan and Esna attractions by a luxury Dahabiya cruise boat which is considered one of the highly recommended cruises on Egypt Nile cruises. Visit Esna, Edfu, and Kom Ombo as top attractions...
Enjoy unforgettable 4 days between Aswan and Esna attractions by a luxury Dahabiya cruise boat which is considered one of the highly recommended cruises on Egypt Nile cruises. Visit Esna, Edfu, and Kom Ombo as top attractions then get back to Luxor to continue your exploration.
Highlights of the Program:
The Kom Ombo Temple: It is unique because it was dedicated to two Gods (Falcon god Horus and the crocodile God Sobek) and built by Ptolemy VI. Its design contains courts, halls, sanctuaries, and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods and it contains 02 parts; The southern half of the temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility who is the creator of the world (in ancient Egyptian religion), however, the northern part of the temple was dedicated to the falcon god Horus.
Gebel El-Silsila (Arabic name means Series or Chain of Mountains): located in Upper Egypt between Edfu & Kom Ombo on Aswan day tours about 65 km north of Aswan where the cliffs on both sides are close to the narrowest point along the length of the entire River Nile. & it was used at least from the 18th Dynasty to Greco-Roman times as a major quarry site on both sides of the Nile and it is famous for its New Kingdom cenotaphs and stelai.
The Temple of Edfu (Temple of Horus): The temple is devoted to Horus, the rebellious son of Isis and Osiris. Also known as "Apollopolis Magna" in old Greek records because the Greeks linked Horus with their deity Apollo. It is located near Edfu, some 109 kilometers from Luxor, and was one of Egypt's best-preserved ruins since it was completely buried beneath the desert sands and found in the nineteenth century.
El Kab: it’s about 80 kilometers south of Luxor on the east bank of the Nile on Luxor day tours at the mouth of the Wadi Hillal. It was called Nekheb in the Old Egyptian language & it is a rock-cut tomb of combination among the early Eighteenth Dynasty, Early Dynastic period, Ptolemaic Kingdom & part of the walls of a Coptic monastery.
Esna: it is located in Upper Egypt on the west bank of the Nile about 55 km south of Luxor & it was formally incorporated into the new Luxor Governorate. Esna occupies the best attractions among Egypt tours.Read more...
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