Marsa Alam tours representative will meet & assist you at Marsa Alam International Airport, Transfer to all-inclusive 5-star Hotel Novotel Marsa Alam by private air-conditioned vehicle, Overnight► Day 2
Pick up from your hotel in Marsa Alam and drive to Luxor, Driving distance: 246 km. Embarkation& Lunch onboard of the Nile Cruise, proceed with the Visits to the Eastbank of the Nile Including
► Karnak temple
Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso)
► Luxor Temple
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated with His Military Battle of Kadesh
Dinner &Overnight onboard of the Cruise in Luxor
► The valley of the Kings
Once called the great Place of the Truth, this valley Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak
The colossi of Memnon:
Massive pair statues Know as the Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third
► The Queen Hatshepsut temple
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.
13:00 sail to Esna lock& lunch will be during the sail
18:00 arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu& Dinner
Overnight o board of the Cruise in Edfu
Breakfast on board the Cruise
07:00 Visit the temple of Edfu
Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of Ptolemaic temple of Horus,which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dates to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c),The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama.
09:30 Sail to Kom combo
12:30 lunch onboard of the Nile cruise during the sail
15:30 arrive kom ompo, visit the temple of Kom ompo
The temple and the associated settlement site located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period(332 B.b -395 A.c)
17:30 Continue sailing to Aswan, Dinner will be during the sail
21:00 arrive Aswan and overnight on board the Cruise
Breakfast on Board the Cruise
08:00 Proceed with Visits of Aswan including the temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk
► Phiala temple
Built to honour the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped
► The High Dam
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.
► The Unfinished Obelisk
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned.
12:00 lunch onboard of the Cruise
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
Breakfast on board the cruise.
Tour to Visit Abu Simbel
► Abu Simbel temples
The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues,The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor,the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground,The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco.
Lunch in Aswan and Drive to Marsa Alam from Aswan Hotel Novotel Marsa Alam► Day 7
Relax and Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Hotel Novotel Marsa Alam ( All Inclusive)
Novotel Marsa Alam features a garden, fitness centre, a bar and shared lounge in Quseir. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, room service and a kids' club, along with free WiFi. The hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool, indoor pool, evening entertainment and a 24-hour front desk.
The units come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a shower, a hairdryer and a desk. At the hotel, every room has a private bathroom.
Guests at Novotel Marsa Alam can enjoy a continental breakfast.
The accommodation offers a children's playground. You can play table tennis and darts at Novotel Marsa Alam, and the area is popular for snorkelling.
The nearest airport is Marsa Alam International, 58 km from the hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.
This property is also rated for the best value in Quseir! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.► Day 8
Check out - transfer to Cairo Marsa Alam airport for final departure
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