Highlights of the program: Luxor City: called by Thebes in the old era & it is the most famous tourist’s attraction cities in Egypt because it’s considered an open air museum where clients surrounded by monuments everywhere & t...
Highlights of the program:
Luxor City: called by Thebes in the old era & it is the most famous tourist’s attraction cities in Egypt because it’s considered an open air museum where clients surrounded by monuments everywhere & that’s why hundred thousands of tourists from all over the world come to visit this wonderful city every year.
The Valley of the Kings: It was the burial site of almost all the Pharaonic kings of the 18th till 20th dynasties & the most known tombs are Tut-Ankh-Amon (where discovered the treasures of this Golden King), King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, , King Ramses VI, King AmonhotepII and King Mrenptah. The clients visit 03 tombs during their tour according the opening tombs at that time.
The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut: located in the West Bank of the River Nile & also knows by Deir El-Bahari Temple which is the Mortuary Temple of beautiful Queen Hatshepsut the first known female monarch (she ruled for about two decades) and who was stepmother of pharaoh Thutmose III.
The Colossi Statues of Memnon: located West Bank of the River Nile which are two huge stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt during the Dynasty XVIII (around 1350 BC).
The huge Temple of Karnak complex: located in the East Bank of the River Nile & considered the largest open-air museum which was one of ancient Egypt's grandest and most ambitious building projects with multiple temple buildings & covers more than 100 hectares.
The Temple of Luxor: located in the heart of the city in the East Bank of the River Nile & it is one of the wonderful temples of Egypt & its entrance is known as the first pylon which was built by Ramses II and was decorated with scenes of his military expeditions (Specially his victory at the battle of Kadesh).
Aswan City: It is used be a Nubian city in the south of Egypt located on the east bank of the Nile river about 879km south of Cairo & it is the land of beauty and charming which characterized by its the warm climate, amazing nature, market of spices, special perfumes and rare plant islands.
Aswan is considered the southern gate of Egypt and some of the islands are an archaeological areas like the Elephantine island and Crocodile Island and because its location, it was & still the center of the trade between Egypt and Africa.
Abu Simbel Temples: which is located on the western bank of Lake Nasser & it’s about 230 km southwest of Aswan near the border with Sudan.
It’s a set of two temples, it was constructed for the pharaoh “Ramses II” and the other for his own beautiful wife “Nefertari”. It were built in 1255 BC & it was rediscovered two hundred years ago.
The larger temple dedicated to three major Egyptian goddess & features with four large statues of Ramses II on its facade, while the smaller temple is dedicated to the love goddess Hathor, with statues designed for his beloved wife Nefertari.
Philae Temple: which dedicated to the goddess Isis and it’s a temple which tell one of the most famous Egyptian mythology of Isis and how she brought her beloved husband back to life, birth of her son Horus & mummifying Osiris after death.
The temple was moved to a small island called Agilika after building the High Dam to preserve it from the flood & originally it was built during the reign of Ptolemy II (Egypt’s Greco-Roman Period).
There was obelisks in front of the temple in the past which were removed by British Consul Henry Salt in 1918 and are now in a garden in Dorset, England.
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