Temples and Pharaohs

Egypt’s long history seems synonym to gods, pharaohs and temples. There are two principal types of temples: the cult temples, dedicated to the Gods of Egypt and the mortuary temples, dedicated to the deified pharaohs.

These Gods, pharaohs and their temples appeals to the imagination of many people. Visiting Egypt and its ancient temples they get touched by the heart and come over and over again, wanting to know more and more about our amazing country, its history and these dwelling places.

Whatever reason you may have, you are welcome in Our Egypt to discover the treasures of our ancient history. We will welcome you with an open heart and help you where ever we can. Here are just some examples to come in touch with Our Egypt.

 

10 Days   Highlights of Upper Egypt

Temples and Tombs – Village Life – Leisure  Luxor – Dendera – Abydos – Aswan –  Abu Simbel

  1. Arrival Luxor Airport, diner with Egyptian family
  2. Karnak, Luxor Temple
  3. Air balloon ride, Valley of the Kings, Medina Habu
  4. Hatshepsut Temple, Deir el Medina and Colossi of Memnon
  5. Daily Egyptian life with visit to local market and hand workers, who make the souvenirs of Alabaster and papyrus
  6. Hathor Temple in Dendera and Osirion in Abydos
  7. Transfer Aswan, Felucca sailing into the sunset and bazaar
  8. Isis Temple on Philae Island and Elephantine Island
  9. Abu Simbel
  10. Departure Aswan Airport

 

14 Days   Nile Treasures and Beach Getaways

Temples and Tombs – Nile Sailing – Beach Life  Aswan –  Abu Simbel – Luxor – Hurghada

  1. Arrival Aswan Airport
  2. Isis Temple on Philae Island, Kalabsha Temples and Nubian Museum
  3. Abu Simbel
  4. Start Felucca sailing from Aswan
  5. Felucca sailing, Daraw camel market and temple of Kom Ombo
  6. Felucca sailing and temples of Edfu and Esna
  7. Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple
  8. Valley of the Kings and Queens, Deir el Medina
  9. Air balloon ride, Hatshepsut Temple and Medina Habu
  10. Transfer to Hurghada
  11. Beach life and night life
  12. Swimming, snorkelling or diving
  13. Experience the underwater world in a submarine or go quad biking
  14. Departure Hurghada Airport

 

14 Days   Nubian Pearls

Old Thebe – Temples and Tombs – Cruising – Nubian Monuments – Pyramids  Luxor –  Edfu – Aswan – Lake Nasser – Abu Simbel – Cairo

  1. Arrival Luxor Airport
  2. Luxor East Bank: visiting Karnak Temple, Felucca sailing and Luxor Temple
  3. Luxor West Bank: visiting Valley of the Kings and Queens, Hatshepsut Temple and Deir el Medina
  4. Luxor West Bank: Colossi of Memnon, Ramesseum, Medina Habu, donkey ride, diner with Egyptian family
  5. Luxor – Aswan: visiting the Temples of Horus in Edfu and the Temple of Horus and Sobek in Kom Ombo.
  6. Aswan: camel ride to the Monastery of Simeon, visiting the Nubian Museum and Elephantine Island with its Nubian Villages
  7. Visiting Philae Temple, the Aswan High Dam and check in for Lake Nasser Cruise
  8. Sailing and visiting Kalabsha Temples, Beit el Wadi and the Kiosk of Kertassi
  9. Sailing to Wadi el Seboua: visiting the Temple of Dakka and the Temple of Meharakka
  10. Sailing to Amada: visiting the Amada Temple, the Derr Rock Temple and the Tomb of Pennut. Arrival at Qasr Ibrim Fortress
  11. Explanation from the Qasr Ibrim Fortress and cruising to Abu Simbel
  12. Abu Simbel – Cairo: visiting the Temple of Ramses II and Nefertari.  Afternoon flight to Cairo. Visiting the sound and Light Show at the Pyramids in Cairo
  13. Cairo: visiting pyramids, Sphinx and National Egyptian Museum
  14. Departure Cairo Airport

 

15 Days   Emeralds and Azure Blue Waters

Pyramids – Temples and Tombs – Old Thebe – Beach Life Cairo – Saqqara – Memphis – Minya – Tell el Armarna – Beni Hassan – Luxor – Quesir – Marsa Alam

  1. Arrival Cairo Airport
  2. Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza, Saqqara and Memphis
  3. National Egyptian Museum and Islamic Cairo with several mosques, the Gayer-Anderson Museum and the Citadel
  4. Cairo – Minya: Meidum and Hawara pyramids
  5. Nefertiti’s city and the tombs of Beni Hassan
  6. Transfer Minya – Luxor
  7. Luxor East Bank: visiting Karnak Temple, Felucca sailing and Luxor Temple
  8. Luxor West Bank: visiting Valley of the Kings and Queens, Hatshepsut Temple and Deir el Medina
  9. Luxor West Bank: Hot Air Balloon ride, Medina Habu, Colossi of Memnon, diner with Egyptian family
  10. Luxor – Qusier: visiting Sultan Selim Fortress
  11. Qusier – Marsa Alam: beach life
  12. Marsa Alam: swimming, snorkelling or diving
  13. Marsa Alam:: visiting to the oldest emerald mines in the world
  14. Marsa Alam: swimming, snorkelling or diving
  15. Departure Marsa Alam Airport

 

NB:
The programs are flexible. Elements of these programs can be added to another program propose in this website or a program suggestions of your own choice. Just tell us your wishes at the time of your request. Together we will find the right amount of activities in a day for everyone.

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