day tour Marsaalam & luxor
Marsa Alam & Luxor day tour Enjoy, Luxor Marsa Alam day tour, Marsa Alam tours, Marsa Alam excursions In the morning we will pick you up from your hotel in Marsa Alam, driving to Luxor by a private air-conditioned car to visit the Karnak temple.
complex of Karnak
The ancient Egyptian name of the temple was Ipet-isu—or “most select of places”—by the ancient Egyptian, over 2,000 years to build the complex of Karnak from the middle kingdom to the Greek-Roman period. It is the largest religious center ever built, about 200 acres (1.5 km by 0.8 km), and was a place of pilgrimage for nearly 2,000 years. dedicated to the Theban triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. The Hypostyle Hall, one of the most interesting things we will visit about 54,000 square feet continue 134 columns, is still the largest room of any religious building in the world. Lunch in a local restaurant then continues our Luxor Marsa Alam day tour.
After lunch, we will drive to the west bank of Luxor to visit
Valley of the kings :
In 1979 UNESCO designated the valley of the kings a part of the World Heritage site of ancient Thebes, includes Luxor, the Valley of the Queens, and the complex of Karnak. The site of royal burials since around 2100 BC, the pharaohs of the New Kingdom (1550–1069 BC) chose this isolated valley to make them tombs. One of the reasons they choose this valley on the west bank of Luxor” the pyramid-shaped mountain”, in the center of the mountain of the west bank, so they will not waste time or spend money to build a pyramid. The Valley of the Kings has 64 tombs, Just 24 Royal Tombs.
Temple of Hatshepsut
Hatshepsut The Woman Who Was Pharaoh, She was the daughter of Thutmosis I. She ruled Egypt for about 23 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately 1490-1469 B.C). She built a very beautiful temple on the west bank of Luxor by limestone and dedicated it to the God Amoun-Ra. temple three floors, the third floor carved on the mountain as a holly of hollies of Amoun-Ra. Then we will stop to visit the colossi of Memnon.
Colossi of Memnon
Two massive statues of quartzite sandstone represent king Amenhotep III, who ruled Egypt during the 18th Dynasty. statues high about 15 m. The Colossi was at the entrance to Amenhotep’s memorial temple which was destroyed by an earthquake in ancient times After finishing the tour drive back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.