Leave the beach for a day and head to Luxor to see Egypt’s ‘open-air museum’. See Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple on the east bank of the Nile, as well as Hatshepsut Temple and the Valley of the Kings on the west bank.
You will be picked up from your hotel in El Gouna and drive to Luxor by air-conditioned deluxe vehicle 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.
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.
Enjoy your lunch on an island, so your tour includes a boat trip, then you will check in 5* hotel to refresh and relax yourself before we pick you up once more to enjoy:
The show starts with a historical introduction covering the birth of the great city of Thebes and erection of the Karnak Temple. The show narrates the glorious achievements of some great Pharaohs as you listen to a magnificent and poetic description of the artistic treasures and great legacy which the Karnak temple encloses.
Back to the hotel and overnight.
You will enjoy your breakfast on the hotel in Luxor, your Egyptologist tour guide will escort you to visit
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.
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.
Then you will be drive back to your hotel in El Gouna.
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