Experience at a more leisurely pace all the incredible ancient treasures of upper Egypt described in our overday excursion. PLUS a visit to Dendara Temple located near Qena on the great bend in the Nile. Dedicated to Hathor, goddess of love and music, this temple is one of the best preserved in all Egypt, from the crypts to the roof. Overnight accommodation in Luxor in a 4 star hotel on the banks of the Nile on full board basis.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Your hotel lobby in Hurghada, Sahl hasheesh, Makadi bay, Elgouna, Safaga|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Roughly 05:00 from Hurghada or 05:45 from Safaga|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 8:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, Sport shose, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
A profiisional English German Guide will pick up from your hotel in Hurghada, Sahl hasheesh, Makadi bay, Elgouna, Safaga by air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
First driving 60 KM on the coast of the Red Sea southwards to Safaga then 75 km between the chins of the red sea mountains then 95 km in the eastern desert to till we see the green fields of the Nile Valley, turning right to the south and driving 60 km between the fields of the river Nile and the cities of Qena.
In Qena we will cross the river Nile over a bridge to reach the temple of Dandara which was dedicated to the goddess of love joy and motherhood Hathur.
Then Driving To Luxor to have lunch at a local restaurant .
Visiting the temple of Karanak the largest place of worship that was built build in more than 2000 years. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built more than two thousand years ago by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant 134 pillars.
Over night in 4 stars hotel.
Optional trip to attend the sound and light show in Karnak Temple , also Hot air balloon trip next day in the morning.
The second day we will head to the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and
then you will visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. Later on you will visit the Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces.
You will have the chance to enjoy some Free time at leisure in Luxor for shopping( if you like) at the originals papyrus institutes and the alabaster factory and then
Then will be return back to the Present after the journey in the past in 1551 BC to your hotel in Hurghada.