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arrive Cairo international airport (advice me with your arrival details), meet & assist by Osoris steward assisting you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage then transferring you by air conditioned private Limousine to your hotel in where you will be assisted by Osoris steward for check in & overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast at hotel, and then you will be meet by our professional Egyptology English speaking guide to accompany you by private air conditional car to visit pyramids & sphinx. There are no more famous ancient sites within Egypt or for that thought to the world for over three thousand years.The ancient Egyptians believed in their belief that the spirit life after death & existence eternal life. So near the pyramids there they placed wooden boats, to be at the disposal of the king when he went at his journey at day & night with the sun god. Near the pyramids we find the sphinx which has a body of a lion with a head of king or god. Then proceed to visit Sakkara one of the great necropolis of Memphis& three major discoveries have recently made at Sakkara including a prime minister` tomb a queen`s pyramid & the tomb Of son of dynasty & every one of them have a fantastic story. Then proceed to visit Memphis the first unified & centralized state in history with organized system of government police, army & education, Then transferring you by air conditioned private car to Giza train station where you will be helped by Osoris steward with your portage & to board on your train in where you will be served dinner in cabin or the train restaurant according to your choice while traveling to Aswan & overnight on the train.
Breakfast at the train, arrive Aswan then you will be meet & assist by Osoris steward assisting you through portage & transferring you by private Limousine to Aswan internal airport to visit Abu simbel temple. We can say that not only are the two temples at Abu simbel among the most magnificent monuments in the world but their removal and reconstruction was an historic event in itself. When the temples (280 km from Aswan) were threatened by submersion in Lake Nasser, due to the construction of the high dam, the Egyptian Government secured the support of UNESCO and launched a world wide appeal. During the salvage operation which began in 1964 and continued until 1968, the two temples were dismantled and raised over 60 meters up the sandstone cliff where they had been built more than 3,000 years before. Here they were reassembled, in the exact same relationship to each other and the sun, and covered with an artificial mountain. Most of the joins in the stone have now been filled by antiquity experts, but inside the temples it is still possible to see where the blocks were cut. You can also go inside the man made dome and see an exhibition of photographs showing the different stages of the massive removal project. Then drive to the internal airport to your Nile cruise. Arrive Aswan internal airport, where you will be helped by Osoris steward with your portage & for check in on your Nile cruise.Lunch on the cruise, free at leisure to enjoy the cruise & it premises swimming pool then dinner & overnight on the cruise in Aswan.
Breakfast at your cruise then you will be meet by our professional Egyptology English speaking guide to accompany to start your visit the high dam which is near Aswan and its provides irrigation & electricity for whole Egypt & it have a wonderful views for visitors &from the top of two mile long high dam you can gaze a cross Nasser then visit Philae temple which had a great love story & the Victorian world fell in love with the romance of the temple & also at night you can visit the sound & light show. Then sail to kom ombo & visit the temple of two gods Sobek & Haroeris, & it`s 28 miles north of Aswan & it’s actually two temples, temple to sobek &temple of haroeris, & everything is duplicated along the main axis ,two entrance, two courts, two colonnades, two hypostyle halls & two sanctuaries. Then sail to Edfu, which was the Greek city of apollino polise magna & is a religious & commercial centre, it`s a friendly town & the main attraction here is the temple of horus, then dinner & overnight in Edfu.
Breakfast on board then visit the temple of horus in Edfu which is dedicated to horus the falcon headed god, it was built during the reigns of six ptolemies & it not only the best preserved ancient temple in Egypt but also the second largest after karnak. It was believed that the temple was built on the site of great battle between norus & Seth. Then sail to Esna which was built in area of ancient latopolis & the site of a major temple dedicated to the god khnum & other deities the most prominent were neith & heka. Then sail to Luxor, have your dinner & overnight in Luxor.
Breakfast on board, & disembarkation, then cross the west bank & visit the necropolis of thebes, which were in the beginning personal tomb but over time their function was extended to also receive the remains of other family members & the structure of the tombs in the necropolis was fairly uniform, & they built their tomb almost as if there was building code requiring Specific architectural element. Then visit Valley of the Kings. Where you will find temple of Karnak & there is 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. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples located about three kilometers north of Luxor. Then visit the temple of queen Hatshepsut which is one of the most dramatically situated in the world, the queen`s architect set it at head of a valley over shadowed by peak of Thebes where the goddess lived. Then visit colossi of the Memnon which had built by amenhotep the third who built a mortuary temple in Thebes that was guarded by two gigantic statues on the outer gates. On the sides on the sides of the statues are reliefs depicting Nile gods joining together plants symbolizing Upper and Lower Egypt. Then transferring you by air conditioned private car to Luxor train station where you will be helped by Osoris steward with your portage & to board on your train in where you will be served dinner in cabin or the train restaurant according to your choice while traveling to Cairo & overnight on the train.
Breakfast on board of the train. Then meet & assist by Osoris steward assisting you through, your portage. Then you will be meet by our professional Egyptology English speaking guide to accompany you by private air conditional car to visit Egyptian museum. If you want to see treasures & jewels of the Egyptian kings you can see it at the Egyptian museum. You can see the mummies too and treasures that you can’t see in any other place in the world. And then proceed to visit citadel of Salah el din. The citadel was erected by Salah el din. The legendary Salah el din who conquered crusaders in Palestine. This was latter occupied by Napoleon & reigning the location of the citadel provide strategic advantages both to dominate Cairo & to defend outside attackers. Then proceed to visit the Islamic Cairo Ibn Tulun Mosque Built by Ahmed Ibn Tulun and it had built over a period of three years of mud brick became the focal point of Tulunid capital that lasted only 26 years and it is the oldest mosque in Egypt that has survived in fairly original Proceed to visit The Sultan Hassan Mosque many guide books refer to it as the finest ancient mosque in Cairo and one of the major monuments of the Islamic world and in its top is a projecting stalactite cornice in carved stone running along the facade which doesn’t look like any other Cairo mosque. To khan el khalili (The old city) which is one of the oldest market in the world and if you want to get unique gifts you will find it there. Then transferring you by air conditioned private car to your hotel in where you will be assisted by Osoris steward for check in, overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast at hotel and check out. then you will be meet by our professional Egyptology English speaking guide to accompany you by private air conditional car to visit The Hanging Church which derives its name from its location on top of the southern tower gate of the old Babylon fortress With its nave suspended above the passage (Muallaqa translates to ‘suspended’). It is the most famous Coptic Church in Cairo & there are three haikals (sanctuaries) within the eastern section of the church. The central one is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, the northern (left) to Saint George, and the southern (right) one to Saint John the Baptist. Then proceed to visit Mary girgis Church which is called also Saint George. Who is undoubtedly the most popular warrior&, the church is culturally interesting, for amidst a fury of burning candles, scenes from St. George’s valiant fight for Christianity are depicted through the art of many different styles, periods and medias. Then proceed to visit Ben Ezer’s Temple which is lying at the end point of church buildings, is reported to have been erected in the 6th or presumably the 9th Century AD. The temple site and the surrounding grounds, originally a property of the church were acquired by the Jews in return for “kantars of gold”. The basilica-style temple contains a Jewish heritage library that was inaugurated on November 25, 1997. Then Osoris steward will meet you to driven by a private Air- Conditioned car to Taba arrive taba where you will be meet & assisted by Osoris steward for check in, & over night in taba.
Breakfast in your hotel, check out, & you will be meet & assisted by Osoris steward with your portage & to take your ferry boat to Aqaba.Upon your arrival in Aqaba port, you will be met by Osoris steward & driven by a private car to Petra city. Upon your arrival in Petra City. The Red Rose City one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Petra is a popular extension for many tours to Egypt, particularly when visiting the Sinai. This is a unique, pink and salmon colored 2,000 year old rock-carved city. On horseback you ride. You will visit the Narrow Canyon, the so-called Siq, and then walk to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Further you walk along the Street of Facades, see the Royal Tombs, Pharaoh’s Castle and other amazing monuments. Then you will be driven to your hotel & assisted for check in your hotel, then Dinner & overnight in Petra.
After breakfast at hotel, you will be met by Osoris steward & assisted for check out & driven by a private car with Osoris English Egyptologist Tour Guide to visit the Wadi Rum. The rugged sandstone hills form a deep canyon easily protected from all directions, along which is found a few small, Nabataean tombs carved into the rock. The floor of this Wadi was originally paved, but is now covered with soft sand. Discover the area featured by rugged mountains and colored sand dunes during a 4×4 Jeep tour. Dinner under the starry sky & overnight in tents at Bedouin camp.
After breakfast at Bedouin camp, you will be met by Osoris steward & driven by private car to Aqaba Port for departure to Taba. Upon your arrival in Taba, you will be met by Osoris steward & driven by private car to Cairo. Arrive Cairo then you will be driven to your hotel & assisted for check in & overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast at hotel & Check-out, and then you will be meet by Osoris steward to accompany you by private air-conditioned car to drive to Cairo International airport where you will be assisted by Osoris steward for portage & check in on board of your flight carrier then helping you on the emigration formalities wishing you a happy flight back home.
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The Minister of Culture, Farouk Hosni, announced that a tunnel in the tomb of King Seti I (1314-1304 BC) has been discovered by Dr. Zahi Hawass and his team in the Valley of the Kings. They’ve been searching for this tunnel for over twenty years in the West Bank necropolis. Dr. Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, and the head of the mission, finally succeeded in completely excavating the 174m long tunnel after several seasons of work that began in November 2007. The tunnel was cut into the bedrock near the end of the beautifully decorated tomb of Seti I. In addition to excavating the tunnel, the team braced the walls and ceiling with metal supports. They also built a wooden walkway over the original stone staircase of the tunnel to preserve it and installed a mining car system to remove rubble from the team’s excavations. During their work, the mission uncovered many shabtis and pottery fragments that dated to the Eighteenth Dynasty (1569-1315 BC). Several limestone ostraca fragments, as well as a small boat model made of faience were also found. During their excavation of the staircase, the team found that three of the steps were decorated with red graffiti.
The only other excavation of the tunnel took place in 1960 under the direction of Sheikh Ali Abdel Rassoul. His team was able to reach a depth of 136m but they had to stop their excavation because it was too hard to breath. Upon reaching the end of the 136m section, which had been partially excavated by Abdel-Rasoul's workmen, Dr. Hawass’s team were shocked to uncover a descending passage which measures 25.60m in length and 2.6m wide. The mission eventually uncovered a fifty-four step, descending staircase.
After the first descending passage, a second staircase measuring 6 meters long was cut into the rock. At the beginning of this passage the team found a false door decorated with hieratic text that reads: “Move the door jamb up and make the passage wider." These written instructions must have been left from the architect to the workmen who were carving out the tunnel. Dr. Hawass said that when he went inside the tunnel of King Seti I for the first time he noticed that the walls were well finished and that there were remains of preliminary sketches of decoration that would be placed on the walls. Unfortunately none of this was every completed. Dr. Hawass added that he was very surprised to find a second staircase inside the tunnel. It appears that the last step was never finished and the tunnel ends abruptly after the second staircase.
Dr. Hawass believes that the workmen and artists first finished the original tomb of Seti I during his twelve-year reign and then began to construct the tunnel. It appears that Seti I was trying to construct a secret tomb inside a tomb. It is likely that when Seti I died his son, Ramesses II (1304-1237BC), had to stop the work and bury has father. Dr. Hawass believes that Ramesses II continued where his father had left off and constructed his own tunnel within his tomb in the Valley of the Kings. The Egyptian mission is currently working in the tomb of Ramesses II to preserve the wall paintings and to look for a similar tunnel to the one in the tomb of Seti I.
The statue was found beneath the southern false door of the tomb. The statue was found beneath the southern false door of the tomb, and even before the room had been opened, I could see the statue's crystal eyes gazing back at me. The statue shows Kai sitting on a high-backed chair. He wears a shoulder length wig, decorated with horizontal rows of curls. Each eye is framed in cooper, while his eyebrows are in raised relief. The lips are thin and finely drawn. The musculature of the body is very well defined and Kai's right arm is bent across his chest. His left arm is resting on his lap on top of his short, white shendyt-kilt. The base of the statue is decorated with five lines of hieroglyphic text which list Kai's title including the "Steward of the Great Estate." On either side of Kai are his two children. They are very small figures and barely reach to his knee caps. His daughter is sitting next to his left leg in a long white sheath dress. Kai's son is standing naked next to his right leg. Depictions of naked figures with their finger to their lips, was an ancient Egyptian artistic convention for depicting male children.