Disponibile fino al 31 Dicembre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - Aswan by bus via Edfy & Kom Ombo temples
Escursioni a Luxor: In the way to Aswan City you stop to visit the temples of Edfu and Kom ombo, then arrive to Aswan City to see the High Dam, Philae temple and unfinished Obelisk. The Aswan Dam is an embankment dam situated across the Nile River in Aswan. Since the 1960s, the name commonly refers to the High Dam. Construction of the High Dam became a key objective of the Egyptian Government following the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, as the ability to control floods, provide water for irrigation, and generate hydroelectricity Philae is an island in Nasser, Aswan. It was formerly an island in the First Cataract of the Nile River and the previous site of an Ancient Egyptian temple complex in southern Egypt. The complex was dismantled and relocated to nearby Agilkia Island during a UNESCO project started because of the construction of the Aswan Dam, after the site was partly flooded by the earlier Aswan Low Dam for half a century.
The complex was dismantled and relocated to nearby Agilkia Island during a UNESCO project started because of the construction of the Aswan Dam, after the site was partly flooded by the earlier Aswan Low Dam for half a century. The unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan, Egypt. Archaeologists claim the pharaoh known as Hatshepsut sanctioned its construction. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Eight hours.
Start/opening time: At 7am.
Others: Please note that a packed lunch is needed.

Disponibile fino al 31 Ottobre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - Discover the Dendera Temple
Escursioni a Luxor: Pick up from hotel escorted by English speaking guide and follow the police convoy to Dendarah "Arrival Dendarah -visit Dendarah temple; one of the Greco-Roman temples for the worship of goddess Hathor. It was built by King Ptolemy II and its construction was completed by the Roman Emperors. The approach path to the temple is between two Roman fountains that end at the massive entry gate. The enclosure walls are mud-brick and date to the Roman era. Within the walls are the temple, two birth houses, a Coptic Basilica, a sanatorium, a sacred lake, and a temple to Isis. The temple has a long history; there is evidence that Pepi I (Old Kingdom) rebuilt the temple while other texts refer to reconditioning by Thutmose III, Amenhotep III and Ramesses II and III (of the New Kingdom). Additions were made during the Greek, Roman and Ptolemy periods. Astronomic decoration with the symbolic representation of the sky. Back to Luxor following police convoy. Arrival at Luxor around 13:00h.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up from hotel.
Duration: Between three and four hours.
Start/opening time: At 8am.
Languages: English, French, Italian and Spanish.

Disponibile fino al 31 Dicembre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - Edfu and Kom Ombo temples visit
Escursioni a Luxor: The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. Some additions to it were later made during the Roman period. The building is unique because its 'double' design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods. The southern half of the temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor and Khonsu. Meanwhile, the northern part of the temple was dedicated to the falcon god Haroeris.
The Temple of Edfu is an ancient Egyptian temple located on the west bank of the Nile in the city of Edfu which was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus-Apollo. It is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. The temple, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, was built in the Ptolemaic period between 237 and 57 BCE. The inscriptions on its walls provide important information on language, myth and religion during the Greco-Roman period in ancient Egypt.
In particular, the Temple's inscribed building texts "provide details [both] of its construction, and also preserve information about the mythical interpretation of this and all other temples as the Island of Creation There are also important scenes and inscriptions of the Sacred Drama which related the age-old conflict between Horus and Seth.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Nine hours.
Start/opening time: At 6am.

Disponibile fino al 31 Dicembre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - Half day visit Luxor East Bank
Escursioni a Luxor: Walk among the colossal temple of Amun Ra and the avenue of the sphinxes between the Karnak and Luxor Temples, an experience you will never forget. The temples of Luxor and Karnak are separated by about three kilometers with the sacred lake between them, Karnak is dedicated to the god Amonis, and it is divided into three areas separated by rough brick walls. It is the largest temple supported by columns in the world. The Temple of Luxor, is among the most beautiful Temples in the world, it contains structures from many periods, the earliest dating from the 12th Dynasty. The pharaoh Amenhotep III in the 18th Dynasty was responsible for enlarging the temple and his work was carried on by many following New Kingdom Pharaohs.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel.
Duration: Four hours
Start/opening time: At 8.30am
Languages: English

Disponibile fino al 31 Dicembre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - Luxor Museum with guide - private
Escursioni a Luxor: The Luxor Museum is home to one of the most intricate assembly of antiquities from ancient Egyptian dynasties housed within a modern building on the East Bank of the Nile. Highlights of the Museum include spectacular depiction of Amenhotep III, under their reign many of LUXOR’s temples were built.
There are also a number of objects from the controversial opening of the tomb of Tutankhamn, including an imposing cow-headed deity, and the Talatat Wall, reassembled from one of the temples at Karnak , among the newest attractions here are the mummies of pharaohs Ahmos I and Ramses I.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Two hours approximately.
Start/opening time: At 7am.
End/closing time: At 9pm.
Languages: English, French, German and Dutch.
Others: A fax will be sent to your hotel to confirm pick up time.

Disponibile fino al 31 Dicembre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - Sound & Light at Karnak Temple
Escursioni a Luxor: It is a show presents the history of the Karnak temple in commentary, light and music. It narrates the chronicles of the eternal city of Thebes (now known as Luxor), whose ancient monuments are living testimony to its historical importance. The show starts with the story of the founding of the city of Thebes and the birth of Karnak, then shifts to the works commissioned by the Great Pharaoh, followed by a poetic description of the biggest edifice ever known to have been erected on pillars. Real events from the past are retold as a story to bring alive the history of the Karnak Temple.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel.
Duration: One hour and fifteen minutes
Start/opening time: At 8pm.
Guide language: Audio guide available in English, French, Italian, Spanish and German.

Disponibile fino al 31 Dicembre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - Trip to Dendera and Abydos
Escursioni a Luxor: Pick up from hotel escorted by English speaking guide and follow the police convoy to Abydos. Arrival Abydos to visit Abydos the main seat of Osiris worship "God of eternity". The temple of Seti I with its painted reliefs is the best preserved among the ruins of Abydos, while the temple of Ramesses II walls record the famous battle of Qadesh.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up from hotel.
Duration: Eight hours approx.
Start/opening time: At 8am.
Languages: English, French, Italian and Spanish.

Disponibile fino al 31 Dicembre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - VIsit to the Temples of Esna and Edfu
Escursioni a Luxor: Esna is about 55 km, approximately, south of Luxor and lies on the west bank of the Nile. It was the ancient city of Senat, called Latopolis by the Greeks. The "city of the fish" where the Nile perch was worshipped. Today it is very famous for its river barrage and as a result, it is a stop over for most of the cruise boats. The Temple of Esna, which was buried beneath its own debris for many centuries, is located in the centre of the town, close to the River Nile , through the local market. The Temple is dedicated to the ram headed God Khnum, the God of creation. Tuthmosis III laid the foundations of the Temple in the 18th Dynasty, but Ptolemaic and Roman Emperors, from 40-250 A. D, completed it, and their names are recorded all over the Temple walls.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up at the hotel.
Duration: Five hours approx.
Start/opening time: At 6am.
Languages: English, French, Italian, German, Dutch and Spanish.

Disponibile fino al 31 Dicembre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - Visit the Tombs of the Nobles
Escursioni a Luxor: Tombs of Nobles, they have been excavated on the side of the mountain in a large area extending between Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. Ramose tomb belongs to the Vizier in the reigns of Amenhoteb III and Amenhoteb IV, later Akhenaton. It is of a historical important, because it is the few standing monuments in Luxor of the period of transaction from the worship of Amon Ra to that of the Aton under Ekhenaton.
The tomb gives us a unique opportunity to see the conventional Eighteenth dynasty representation a long side the realism that associated with Amarna period. Rekhmire was an ancient Egyptian noble and official of the 18th dynasty who served as "Governor of the Town" (Thebes) and Vizier during the reigns of Thutmosis III and Amenhotep II. He was the nephew of Vizier User, who took office at the time of the fifth year of Queen Hatshepsut’s reign. User's official titles included mayor of the city, vizier, and prince.
Rekhmire is noted for constructing a lavishly decorated tomb for himself in Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, part of the Theban Necropolis, containing lively, well preserved scenes of daily life during the Egyptian New Kingdom. His tomb is also important as it contains a full copy of a text detailing the duties of the office of the vizier. Tomb of Userhat, who was an Overseer of the royal harem. Userhat dates to the time of Amenhotep III from the middle of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. User hat was the son of the judge Neh and his wife Senenu. Userhat's wife was named Maiay the judge Neh and his wife Senenu.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Start/opening time: At 7am.
End/closing time: At 12pm.

Disponibile fino al 31 Dicembre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - Visit to Luxor West Bank two Sites
Escursioni a Luxor: Early morning you will see one of the biggest highlights of Egypt. We will proceed to the west bank of Luxor. In the Valley of the Kings, the last resting place of the Pharaohs, you will discover tombs more than three thousand years old still with their original colors. Out of a lot of tombs, you will visit three tombs with beautiful murals, which give you an insight into the Pharaohs funeral rites.
Then we will proceed to the Hatschepsut temple which was built by the powerful queen Hatschepsut, the famous female ruler of Egypt who posed as a male to gain the throne. The Temple consists of three layered terraces reaching 97 feet tall. On the way back stop at the Colossi of Memnon, which mark the site of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III.
Meeting point/ Pick-up location: At the hotel.
Pick-up time: 7am.
Drop-off location: At the hotel.
Drop-off time: 11am.
Duration: 4 hours approx.
Guide language: English, French, Germen and Dutch.

Disponibile fino al 31 Dicembre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - Visit to West Bank of Luxor  (Kings Valley, Queens Valley and Hatshepsut Temple)
Escursioni a Luxor: Explore the great Valley of the Kings where generations of Pharohs and Nobles were buried in crypts cut into the cliffs and guarded by the two huge Colossi of Memnon and Valley of the Queens, and then you will visit Temple of Queen Hatchepsut. This Temple was built for the great Queen Hatshepsut, to commemorate her achievements and to serve as a funerary Temple for her, as well as a sanctuary of the God Amon Ra.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Six hours approximately.
Start/opening time: At 7am.
Languages: English.

Disponibile fino al 31 Dicembre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - Visit to the Temple of Karnak
Escursioni a Luxor: Walk among the avenue of the sphinxes between the Karnak and Luxor Temples, and enjoy an experience you will never forget. Karnak temple is dedicated to the god Amonis, and it is divided into three areas separated by rough brick walls. It is the largest temple supported by columns in the world.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up at the hotel.
Duration: Four hours.
Start/opening time: At 8am. Customers have to call 24 hours before the departure in order to reconfirm their pick up time.
Languages: English. Please confirm other languages availability.

Disponibile fino al 31 Dicembre 2017
Escursioni a Luxor - Visit to the Temple of Luxor
Escursioni a Luxor: Walk among the colossal temple of Amun Ra and the avenue of the sphinxes between the Karnak and Luxor temples, an experience you will never forget. The Temple of Luxor is among the most beautiful Temples in the world, it contains structures from many periods, the earliest dating from the 12th Dynasty. The pharaoh Amenhotep III in the 18th Dynasty was responsible for enlarging the temple and his work was carried on by many following New Kingdom Pharaohs.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up from hotel.
Duration: Two hours approx.
Start/opening time: At 8.30am. Please call the supplier 24 hours in advance to confirm pick-up time.
Languages: English. Please confirm other languages availability.

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