10 Days Luxor-Aswan a journey of 1001 nights,10 day tour

Duration

10 Days

Max. people

20

Pick up

A private car/minibus

Welcome to the enchanting journey from Luxor to Aswan

a journey infused with the mystique of ancient Egypt. During this journey of discovery, we will explore ancient history, majestic temples and the tranquil Nile. Be taken along the mythical sites that reflect the essence of Egyptian civilization.

From the impressive Karnak Temple in Luxor to the serene banks of the Aswan Dam, each step brings you closer to the treasures and secrets of this historic land. Together we will explore the Valley of the Kings, enjoy an enchanting Nile cruise and discover the timeless Temples of Abu Simbel.

journey from Luxor to Aswan

This journey is not only a journey through monuments and landscapes, but also a journey through time, where the echoes of pharaohs and the stories of ancient gods still float in the air. Prepare for an unforgettable journey full of wonder and discovery as we immerse ourselves in the enchanting splendor from Luxor to Aswan.

During the entire excursion day, you will be accompanied by employees of egypte4allreizen.com (Dutch, Italian or English-speaking guides).

Note

egypte4allreizen.com is not liable for theft and or accidents. But we will be at your side to solve the problem.

When booking excursions, a 50% deposit is required.

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Included/Excluded

  • All transfers from the airports in Cairo and Luxor
  • All transportation the entire trip.
  • All transportation during the excursions included. Driver and guide
  • Hotels of the tour H.B.
  • All tickets except extra tickets.
  • All lunches
  • Feluca incl. lunch
  • The domestic flight
  • The international flight
  • Own expenses
  • All drinks Such as coffee, tea, soft drinks and alcohol, at the hotels or in between.
  • All additional tickets, pyramid of Cheops, Nefertari, Seti I, Ramses VI and Tutankhamun.
  • Tip jar 50 p.p.

Tour Plan

Day 1

Arrival from your home country and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

Today we visit the Valley of the Queens 3 tombs on 1 ticket the tomb of Nefertari is a separate ticket.

And the temple of Seti I in Qurna next we drive to the small Isis temple in Deir-el-Shewitt.

Then the village of Deir-el-Medina where the workers who made the tombs in the Valley of the Kings and Queens lived. In the village there is also a very beautiful temple dedicated to the goddess Hathor and behind it another part which is dedicated to the goddess Isis.

Day 3

We get up early and drive to Egypt's holiest city Abydos here we find the temples of Seti I and his son Ramses II. Behind the temple of Seti I is the Osirium the tomb of Osiris this was built by Meremptah the son of Ramses II. A private ticket to the Osirium. After Abydos we drive to Dendera the cult temple of the goddess Hathor the goddess of music and love.

Day 4

Today the temples of Karnak with highlights being the temple of Ptah with the magnificent statue of the goddess Sekhmet then the temple of Mut where many statues of the same goddess can be found.

Then we visit the temple of Luxor here we can balance our energies and restore the body's chakras of male and female balance.

Day 5

With visits to the Esna temple, the Edfu temple , Gebel el Silsila and the Kom-Ombo temple.

The Temple of Esna is an ancient Egyptian temple dedicated to the god Khnum. It is located in Esna, about 55 kilometers south of Luxor. The temple dates from the Ptolemaic period and is famous for its well-preserved hypostyle hall with beautiful reliefs.

The Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, is one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile and dates back to the Ptolemaic period. The temple is known for its impressive pylons, colonnades and shrines with detailed reliefs illustrating the myth of Horus and his battle against Seth.

Day 6

Arriving in Aswan we go early in the morning to Abu-Simbel the great sun temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari.

The Temple of Abu Simbel, officially known as the Temple of Ramses II, is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Egypt. Some notable features include:

The temple was built during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century BC. It is known for its enormous size and impressive facade with four immense statues of Ramses II guarding the entrance.

In addition to the Temple of Ramses II, there is also a smaller temple dedicated to the goddess Hathor, wife of Ramses II and goddess of love and fertility.

The temples were moved to higher ground with international help in the 1960s to protect them from the rising waters of Lake Nasser, created by the construction of the Aswan Dam.

Twice a year, around Feb. 21 and Oct. 21, sunlight penetrates the great temple and illuminates the faces of the statues in the shrine, except that of Ptah, a deity who remains in darkness.

The Temple of Abu Simbel symbolizes the greatness of the ancient Egyptian empire and the technological achievements of preserving and relocating such historical monuments. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and attracts many visitors each year.

Day 7

Today we visit the Isi temple on Philea. The Temple of Philae is an ancient Egyptian temple that originally stood on the island of Philae in the Nile. Some features include:

The temple was located on the island of Philae, near Aswan, and served as an important religious center dedicated to the goddess Isis.

Although the original temple dated to the Ptolemaic period, later Roman emperors, including Augustus, contributed to its expansion and decoration.

The temple was mainly dedicated to the goddess Isis, an important deity in Egyptian mythology. Reliefs and inscriptions on the walls illustrate myths and rituals associated with Isis.

Because of the construction of the Aswan Dam, the Temple of Philae was moved to the nearby island of Agilkia in the 1960s to protect it from flooding.

The Temple of Philae is famous for its beautiful architecture and its significance in the worship of Isis. It is one of many historical sites along the Nile in Egypt

Day 8

At the end of the afternoon we drive back to Luxor where we spend the night.

Day 9

Valley of the Kings, 3 tombs on one ticket the tombs of Ramses VI,Tutankhamun, Seti I separate tickets. and Medinet Habu temple of millions of years by Ramses III.

The Valley of the Kings is an archaeological site on the west bank of the Nile River in Egypt, near Luxor. Some features of this historic site include:

The valley served as the final resting place for many pharaohs of the New Kingdom of ancient Egypt, including famous rulers such as Tutankhamun, Ramses II and Hatshepsut.

The valley is home to more than 60 tombs and tomb complexes, each with intricate architecture and detailed murals. These images often tell mythological stories and describe the afterlife.

One of the most famous discoveries in the Valley of the Kings was the tomb of Tutankhamun, discovered by Howard Carter in 1922. The tomb contained a wealth of well-preserved artifacts.

The murals and inscriptions in the tombs of the valley provide insight into the religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptians regarding the afterlife and the journey of the soul after death.

The Valley of the Kings is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an important archaeological site that reflects the grandeur of the ancient Egyptian empire. It attracts many visitors from all over the world every year.

Day 10

Transfer to Luxor international airport for a domestic flight to Cairo for your connection to Your home country.

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