A representative of Book Egypt Tours will be gathering up from the airport or your hotel, then our Egyptologist tour guide will be gathering you to go to the nicest town in Egypt, a city of attractions and splendor it is the land of Nubia. On the way to visit Aswan sightseeing, you’ll have a glance and power over the oldest dam in Egypt the low Aswan dam that was constructed in 1898. Probably the first excursion can be the High-Dam exceedingly is one of the most important dams in the world became constructed in 1960. Enjoy seeing the reservoir “synthetic lake Nasser”, the friendship monument, and power plants.
Secondly, a water ride to Philae Island was placed in the center of the Nile and was dedicated to the goddess Isis. You can be capable of going to a complex of Geek-Roman chapels and The Philae Temple. The whole complex is moved from its original location on Philae Island to Egilika Island to salvage it from submerging whilst the dams have been constructed there.
Thirdly go to the historic quarry wherein The Unfinished Obelisk is lying down there. This area explains how the ancient Egyptians cut numerous obelisks there to be based on their ancient temples. check in the cruise. Overnight in Aswan.
Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu
Breakfast on board, entertainment in the morning. Lunch on board, even as cruising to Kom Ombo town. English tea time at the sundeck then a tour to Kom Ombo Temple & Crocodile Museum. Temple of Kom Ombo is a precisely designed structure positioned simply a few steps at the east bank of the Nile river, it is divided similarly among Sobek “crocodile god” and Horus “falcon god”. There is two long access leading to two interior sanctuaries. Again, back to the cruise navigating to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
The Egyptologist tour guide of Book Egypt Tours will accompany you to discover a new era of ancient Egyptian history that is referred to as the Greek-Roman interval. The Ptolemaic epoch began in 332 B.C through Alexander the great whilst he invaded Egypt to free up them from Persians and to set up his personal wonderful Empire. Edfu Temple is the maximum preserved Greek-Roman achievement in Egypt.
Edfu Temple is devoted to the cult of Horus (Falcon God 237 B.C). Greeks and Romans are inspired by the historic Egyptian culture, faith, and designers but they determined to merge it with their heritage once they rebuilt the ruined temples. Obviously, you will see the second tallest Pylon (temple’s facade) in Egypt and observe the inscriptions of important legends of a struggle between Horus and his uncle Seth “god of evil”. Return to the cruise navigating to Esna crossing two locks through the Nile and seeing the elevation process from the sundeck is exceptional. Once arrived at Luxor, the guide will move with you to visit Luxor Temple.
Luxor Temple has alive evidence of many civilizations and religions that have been practiced interior its partitions for heaps of years associated with Pharaonic, Coptic, and Islamic. It become constructed via way of means of Amenhotep III in the 18th Dynasty approximately 1300 B.C. to show he has the right to govern Egypt via way of means of representing the tale of his divine beginning at the partitions of the divine beginning room in the temple. Also, Ramses II and Tut Ankh Amon placed their fingerprints on the entirety of the temple given that Luxor become the capital of Egypt at the same stage in the New Kingdom era. after that, you’ll return to the cruise. Overnight in Luxor. Overnight in Luxor.
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Breakfast on board. An anticipated busy day whilst going to the Nile river closer to the west bank. The first visit in the day to the Valley of the Kings, the valley incorporates sixty-three royal tombs within the New Kingdom period of 1500 B.C. The motive for selecting the west bank withinside the burial, was due to the dry environment, good enough Limestone queries, and to hold their tombs and the royal mummies obscured from the robbers. The partitions of those tombs are containing brilliant carvings and inscriptions indicating the religious life of the Pharaohs. Then continue to The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
It is such a completely unique temple in its architectural style. Where it incorporates inscriptions of the royal journey to Puntland. And visions of the divine beginning of Queen Hatshepsut. The limestone mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut became designed and built via way of means of the excessive priest and structure Senenmut 1503 B.C. Later you may be being attentive to the mythical tale of Colossi of Memnon in a granary area. These massive statues are sculptured from sandstone.
Eventually, a visit to the complex of Karnak Temples. Karnak Temple is certainly considered one of the most important Temples withinside the complete world, right here you’ve got the adventure to go to the Sacred Lake and the big Scarab Statue which is reputedly in case you stroll a few rounds about it, it brings you a good fortune as can also add your needs come true. Karnak Temples have been constructed in willpower to the triad of Thebes God Amon, his spouse Mut and their son Khonsu. finally, you will be transferred by a/c vehicle to Luxor Airport to back to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.