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Aswan: Private Felucca Cruise on the Nile with Hotel Pickup

Aswan: Private Felucca Cruise on the Nile with Hotel Pickup

Enjoy your Felucca Ride in Aswan. You will be picked up from hotel or Nile cruise in Aswan by your tour guide to start sailing the Nile by the felucca for about one Hour around Elephantine Island and the Botanical Gardens, which is rich of its plants that were imported from all over the world In the year of 1899 Lord Kitchener used this Island to be a place where his campaign can rest, and call it the Lord’s house. After his death, this Island belonged to the ministry of agriculture, from there you will be transferred back to your hotel or Nile cruise in Aswan.

From Luxor: 2-Day Abu Simbel, Philae and Aswan Private Tour

From Luxor: 2-Day Abu Simbel, Philae and Aswan Private Tour

Your adventure begins at 06:00 AM, when our representative will meet you at your hotel in Luxor. From there, we’ll whisk you away to Aswan, the gateway to Africa’s ancient secrets. Our first stop is the awe-inspiring Philae Temple, a tribute to the Goddess Isis, the island’s primary deity. After paying homage to the goddess, we’ll treat you to a delightful lunch at a local restaurant in Aswan. Then, proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. Most probably this obelisk belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th Dynasty and the royal wife of King Tuthmosis II. This queen was the owner of her Temple in the Eastern Bank of Luxor temple which was built in honor of Goddess Isis the, chief deity of the island.r. Also, there is an opinion which says that it belongs to Queen Nefertiti. and transfer to your hotel in Aswan. Meals: Lunch Day 2: Abu Simbel Trip from Aswan A box-breakfast will be provided by hotel in Aswan, and then you will be accompanied by your guide and driver to visit the two Temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt. They reflect the glory and grandeur of the new Kingdom. The Egyptian government and UNESCO decided to cooperate in order to save these temples from the flood. The Temple of Ramsses II was dedicated to the four universal gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Re, and to Ramsses II himself. The great Abu Simbel temple is also called The Sun Temple of Ramesses II. The Temple of Queen Nefertari is also Called Temple of Hathor who was the wife of the Sun God so in a symbolic way, the two Temples, that of Ramsses II and that of Nefertari, bring Ramesses II, Nefertari, Hathor and the Sun God together as one. Lunch at local restaurant in Aswan with free time at leisure before you travel back to your hotel in Luxor Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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