Excursions

Karnak Temple

Although badly ruined, no site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man, and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders. Actually, The Temple of Karnak consists of three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples.
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Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple

Starts with a historical introduction covering the birth of the great city of Thebes and the building of Karnak Temple. The show narrates the glorious achievements of some great Pharaohs a poetic description of the artistic treasures and great legacy which the Karnak temples enclose.
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Luxor Temple

The Temple of Luxor was built for the worship of god Amoun Ra, the center of the most important festival, known as Opet which lasted for 11 days . It represented the celebration of Amoun RA’s anniversary with his wife MUT. Built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II, the temple’s purpose was a setting for [...]
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Hot Air Balloon in Luxor

Come and enjoy the splendors of the ancient Egyptian historical sights as you have never seen them before. Glide majestically over the temples, tombs and old monuments. See this spectacular landscape from the unique viewpoint which only hot air ballooning can provide. You will fly as a bird high into the sky you will have [...]
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Dendera Temple

Dendera, 60 km north of Louxor, is one of the Greco Roman temples for the worship of goddess Hathor and is still in an excellent condition.. It was built by King Ptolemy III and completed by the Roman Emperors . Construction of the current temple complex began when the Ptolemys ruled Egypt in 330 BC, [...]
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Elephantine Island

In the old time, it was one of the most powerful forts on Egypt’s southern border. The Island houses the relics of stone temples of various eras as well as “The Nilometer” dating from the Roman era.
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Kitchener Island

An oval-shaped island in the Nile at Aswan was given to Lord Horatio Kitchener in the 1890s for his part in the Sudanese campaigns while he was the Egyptian Consul. Kitchener, who was a keen gardener turned his island home into a botanical garden, importing exotic plants and trees which flourished in the Aswan climate. [...]
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Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk located in the Granite Quarry. Incompletely carved it still lies where a crack was discovered when hewn in the rock. If raised, it would have 41 metres hight and would have weighted over 2.3 million pounds (1 million kilograms) and would have been the worlds largest piece of stone ever handled. It [...]
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Philae Temple

Over flooded by the Nile, it was dismantled and reassembled on Agilika Island about 1,800 feet, 550 meters from its original home on Philae Island. The temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis and is in a beautiful setting which had been landscaped to match its original site. It’s various shrines and sanctuaries, which include [...]
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Sound & Light Show at Philae Temple

Philae has an impressive "Sound and Light" show. As darkness descends on the Pylons and monuments of the island, they are lit by spotlights of various colors producing a breathtaking effect.
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