Close to Luxor and part of the Theban Necropolis the temple marks the entrance to The Valley of the Kings. Everything about it is spectacular.
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Overview Visit two Aswan must-sees — the Philae Temple and High Dam — on a convenient half-day tour. Gaze at the High Dam, built across the River Nile during the 1960s to control Egypt’s floods. Then, continue to Philae, riding a motorboat to this ancient island temple dedicated to the goddess Isis. See the courts, colonnades, halls as an Egyptologist guide charts the temple’s history. Includes air-conditioned transport, boat ride, entrance fees, and central hotel pickup and drop-off. Half-day High Dam and Philae Temple tour from Aswan See the vast High Dam, built to control the Nile’s annual floods Motorboat ride to the ancient island Temple of Philae Stroll the chambers and courtyards, and learn about their history from an Egyptologist guide Hear how the temple was moved to its site to prevent submersion in Lake Nasser Tour includes air-conditioned transport, central Aswan hotel pickup and drop-off, and entrance fees
For a new perspective on the Nile River, pick up a paddle and kayak down the legendary waterway as the sun is setting across the Valley of the Kings. It's a fun and active way to enjoy cooling temperatures after a morning of sightseeing at Luxor’s ancient temples. No experience is required, and the pace can be adjusted to your skill level on this private, personalized tour.
Enjoy a private transfer from Cairo International Airport to your hotel in Cairo, hassle-free. Greeted by your representative outside the terminal at the street exit gate with a sign shows your name, you will be transferred from Cairo International Airport to your hotel in Cairo. The service is available 24/7 upon request, is safe and always on time!
pickup from your central Cairo or Giza hotel, travel to the departure jetty on the Nile River to board your cruise . Step aboard and admire the views of Cairo’s waterfront sights as your boat cruises on the river. Snap photos of the city lights illuminated against the darkness and reflected in the lapping Nile waters., enjoy the mix of pop and Middle Eastern music played by the live house band. Then, feast on a scrumptious set menu or à la carte dinner. Although the dishes may vary, expect to enjoy specialities such as seafood and Lebanese and Chinese delights. See the Itinerary for sample menus. Following your meal, sit back and enjoy the sparkling live entertainment. Be entertained by live folklore music and watch a colorful belly dancing and ‘tanoura’ show, the latter with wide-skirted, whirling dervish-style dancers spinning hypnotically across the floor. After the show, step back ashore and end your dinner cruise experience with a drop-off back at your hotel.
The day begins at 7am, when you're collected from your hotel or cruise ship in Aswan in private, air-conditioned vehicle for the 3-hour journey north to Luxor. Start your Luxor day tour on the West Bank of the Nile. Visit the dramatic Valley of the Kings, home to the rich and magnificent tombs of some of Egypt's greatest rulers, and explore a selection of these gorgeously decorated burial places. Next, drive to the vast, cliff-cut Temple of Hatshepsut, . Finish your West Bank tour with a visit to the gigantic Colossi of Memnon, huge seated statues of the pharaoh Amenhotep III that adorn the remains of his funerary temple. Take a break for a full lunch at a local restaurant (please note that beverages are not included), before exploring the East Bank. Visit the sprawling complex of Karnak Temple, with its striking reliefs, and wander through the tall colonnades of Luxor Temple, built by Amenhotep III and completed by Ramses
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