Explore Luxor, The Egypt’s ‘open-air museum’, visit Luxor Temple and Karnak on the east bank of the Nile and overnight in Luxor. Continue visiting Hatshepsut Temple, the Valley of the Kings, and the Colossi of Memnon before heading back to Marsa Alam.
Egypt Holiday Service representative will pick you up from your hotel in Marsa Alam by air-conditioned modern vehicle to Luxor, where you will be accompanied by your own Egyptology tour guide to visit:
No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak Temple. Was built more than two thousand years ago, It is the largest temple complex ever built by man and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples situated on 247 acres of land.
On the way you will enjoy lunch at quality restaurant and then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to visit:
The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important festival, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Ramses II, the temple’s purpose was as a setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office.
From there you will go to the hotel for check in, leisurely free time in Luxor and overnight in Luxor.
Early morning, enjoy a relaxing breakfast in your hotel in Luxor and then you will enjoy visiting:
Valley of the Kings:
The final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great pharaoh Ramses II and boy pharaoh Tutankhamen. The tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs. Most of the decoration inside the tombs still well preserved.
It is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.
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 sandstone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor.
Lunch will be served in quality local restaurant and after that you will be transferred to your hotel in Marsa Alam.
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