EGYPT Nile Cruise:
Luxor, Karnak, Valley of the Kings, street markets, Edfu, Kom Ombo,Esna, Aswan, Abu Simbel.
We transfer from the Ramses Hilton Hotel by Wings Travel, then a short flight south and arrival in Luxor to board our deluxe cruise ship, the Tamr Henna.
part 1. This is the largest religious structure ever built and is remarkably well-preserved considering it is over 4,000 years old.
part 2. We continue exploring the magnificent ancient Egyptian temple at Karnak admiring the obelisks, tall columns, sacred lake, shrines and statues.
one of the most colorful outdoor street markets you will ever find, with great souvenir shopping at one end and an authentic local market at the other.
Built over a 1,000-year period by Egypt's most powerful pharaohs, packed with history. We tour in the magic of twilight with our guide Tamer Atallah.
These outdoor street markets are very old-fashioned, which makes them so very fascinating to see, especially from a horse-cart. travel video
Starting at Luxor Temple's facade built by Ramses the Great, we tour through the site admiring the obelisk, huge columns and many large statues
Shops and sites, including an alabaster workshop, and visit to the ancient village of Deir El-Medina and the Colossi of Memnon. travel video
The great peristyle forecourt is surrounded on three sides by a double row of graceful papyrus-cluster columns, their capitals imitating the papyrus plant.
Luxor: Valley of Kings, Karnak.
Visiting all the main sites including Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, Luxor, Karnak and the shopping bazaar in Luxor town.
Mortuary Temple is one of the most important buildings of the ancient world. Built over 4,000 years ago, it looks very modern, with clean functional lines.
Karnak part 1:
detailed visit to the temple of Amen-Ra,Egyptian god from the New Kingdom. Obelisks, columns, hypostyle halls, sacred pond and ancient buildings.
Karnak part 2
further detailed stories about this immense religious temple in Luxor, Egypt, including the obelisks of Tuthmosis and Hatshepsut.
Karnak part 3:
Our detailed visit continues with a different guide, seeing more areas of this vast Egyptian temple, near downtown Luxor on the Nile. travel video
Karnak part 4
The ancient temple complex of Karnak is one of the world's biggest and oldest religious sites, dating back 3,000 years. We also visit the shopping bazaar of Luxor.
Crossing the Nile from Luxor's West Bank to rejoin our ship, lunch on board, swimming pool, viewing deck, bargaining at the locks; breakfast heading for Aswan.
Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna:
Nile cruise: visiting these ancient Egyptian temples, well-preserved sacred sites built thousands of years ago, giving us a look into ancient art and beliefs.
Edfu part 1:
the best-preserved temple from ancient Egypt, built in to honor the god Horus, in the traditional style of pylons, courtyards and inner sanctuaries.
Edfu part 2:
We continue our visit as part of a Egypt Nile cruise with our guide Tamer Atallah, who explains the history. Then walk through the site with temple guardians.
Abu Simbel and Aswan
We fly to southern Egypt and experience the colossal statues of Ramses the Great at Abu Simbel, then in Aswan, felucca ride and temple of Philae.
Four giant statues of Ramses the Great make a big impact on the visitor at this famous temple, and a temple honoring his wife Nefertari.
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