We would like to enhance your cruise holiday and onshore vacation into the Red Sea and give you the option to enjoy a private tour with a private guide and the exclusive van just to satisfy your needs to discover the ancient Pharaonic temples and historical sights of the greatest civilization there ever was earth!!
Will pick you up from your cruise by your own private English-speaking Egyptologist guide who
will accompany you to visit the world-famous Karnak temple the largest place of worship that was
ever built!! Its ancient name I pet-it 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 pillars. Then you will enjoy a relaxing lunch en route at the Mercure hotel
restaurant and then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to visit the majestic Luxor
temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for rituals and festivals that was dedicated
to the God Amun. Later on, you will take a relaxing sail on the River Nile by Felucca “Typical
Egyptian sailing boat” for a romantic trip with sunset view. From there will be transferred to
your hotel for check-in with free time at leisure at the hotel.
After breakfast in a hotel, you will be transferred into the West Bank of the River Nile to visit
the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III ( Colossi of Memnon ), and then visit the Valley of
the Kings, where the magnificent tombs were 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. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, this
impressive temple dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh rises out of the
desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround
it. After that return to your hotel for a quick check-out and lunch before making the return
journey to Safaga and the ship.
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*If you are a group of 8 people and more please contact us for a special price.