- NILE CRUISES
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- FLIGHTS TO EGYPT
- Customized Tours
(Arrival-Cairo) Arrive Cairo International Airport, you will be met by Osoris steward (with the sign of your name) to assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification, portage and customs clearance. Then drive you by Private Air-Conditioned Car to your hotel in Cairo. Where you will be assisted by Osoris steward for check in & Overnight in Cairo.
(Cairo) After breakfast at hotel, you will be by Osoris steward & driven by a private car with English Egyptology Tour Guide to a wonderful trip, which starts with visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza. The ancient Egyptians believed in the life after death so they built this pyramids to preserve their bodies to the afterlife. Then you will see the huge Sphinx, it represents with the face of a man with a body of a lionfor power. This Sphinx considered as guardian for the royal tombs, then processed to visit Saqqara, located about 25 km south of Cairo. There you will visit the complex of king Zoser, King of the 3rd dynasty. This complex includes the Step Pyramid, Which was built by Imhotep, the great architect and magician. mena_house_golfPyramids After sightseeing you have the possibility to play Golf under the Pyramids at the Mena house Golf resort.The Mena House Oberoi is certainly one of the finest, if not the finest hotels in Egypt, and perhaps the world. It is the only grand hotel we know of that has a close view of the Great Pyrmaids of Egypt. The 18 holes Mena House Oberoi Golf Course is played on 9 fairways with two tees and overlooks the Pyramids. The course is one of the oldest and most mature in Egypt. sound__light_pyramids At night you will enjoy with the Sound and Light Show, hearing the history of the ancient Egyptians Pharos stories. The dazzling light show and awe-inspiring backdrop of the Sphinx and Pyramids surely will. Three times a night in three different languages, the Sphinx plays the role of storyteller, narrating the history of ancient Egypt. Shows are held in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Arabic. Call ahead to check the time of the performance you want to attend & private viewing times can be arranged. Then you will be driven back to your hotel & overnight in Cairo.
(Cairo) After breakfast at hotel, you will be met Osoris English Egyptology Tour Guide & driven by a private car with to visit the Egyptian Museum, Built in 1902 in a design correspond to the ancient Egyptian style. It contains almost 120,000 pieces from all ages. The most important pieces are for king Tutkhankhamon, whom death is a big secret till know.Then you will visit the most ancient place Khan Al Khalili Old town. It is the oldest Egyptian market for handmade crafts for papyrus, copper, jewelers and .etc and you have your time to buy all you need from souvenirs and spend your time in the Egyptians cafes.Then you will be driven to your hotel. (Optional) Dinner Nile Cruise, where you will enjoy with your dinner on board with the natural air and the fantastic Nile view. Then driven to your hotel & overnight in Cairo.
(Cairo Golf2 After breakfast at hotel, met by Osoris steward & driven by a private car to the Katameya Heights Golf Resort to play golf (18 holes).Nice an challenging course. Starting by a long and elevated green par 3 is quite unusual. Good balance between wide and narrow farways. Typical setting for a desert course resort course with giant desert bunkers separated the farways. Water is present but not often in play except for the finishing par 4 where a safe tee shot to the left will assure a short iron to the elevated green. Greens in good condition. Good Course overall After finishing Golf you will be met by Osoris steward & driven to your hotel & overnight in Cairo.
(Cairo-Hurghada) The city was founded in the early 20th century, and since the 1980s has been continually enlarged by Egyptian and foreign investors to become the leading seashore resort on the Red Sea. Holiday villages and hotels provide aquatic sport facilities for sailboarders, yachtsmen, scuba divers and snorkelers. After breakfast at hotel, you will be met by Osoris steward & driven by a private car to Cairo Airport to take your flight to Hurghada, upon your arrival at Hurghada Airport, you will be met by Osoris steward & driven by a private car to your hotel & assisted for check in enjoying Sun send & sea, free at Leger enjoying the hotel facility on red sea beach, sun basing with water activities available & overnight in Hurghada.
After breakfast at hotel, met by Osoris steward & driven by a private car to the Cascades Golf Resort to play golf (18 holes). The Gary Player designed course is the first in many ways in Egypt. Not only is it the first golf course open for play on the Western Red Sea coast, it is the first Championship Course in the Middle East designed by one of the “Big Three” (Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer). The 18 hole, par 72 course offers memorable views of the lush green fairways that contrast dramatically with the rugged desert and the clear blue sea waters. After finishing playing you will be met by Osoris steward & driven to your hotel & overnight in Hurghada.
(Hurghada) Makadi_Golf_Resort After breakfast at hotel, met by Osoris steward & driven by a private car to the Makadi Golf Resort to play golf (18 holes) supported by the magical powers of the Goddess of Isis, the Madinat Makadi Resort. The golf sun is now rising above breathtaking nature by the Red Sea. John Sandford, who also designed Taba Heights, is creating an outstanding golf course at the shores of the Red Sea.The resort is developed in accordance with the motto “Golf Complete” for 365 days including perfect weather and all year round golf. It is a course for golfers of all handicaps, also for those new to the game, offering best quality (English and German speaking management) according to the motto „Join us, learn and play golf“. Driving range & a par 72, 6,880 m long course featuring lagoons and three salt water lakes connected by streams and waterfalls – a real champion! The golf course is surrounded by villas and bungalows, a residential area, where golf real estate can be purchased. Situated directly at the course, the club house. This is where golf passion can be indulged all year round! After finishing playing you will be met by Osoris steward & driven to your hotel & overnight in Hurghada.
lf passion can be indulged all year round! After finishing playing you will be met by Osoris steward & driven to your hotel & overnight in Hurghada. Day 8: (Hurghada-Cairo) After breakfast at hotel, you will be met by Osoris steward & assisted for check out & driven by a private car to Hurghada Airport to take your flight to Cairo, upon your arrival at Cairo Airport, you will be met by Osoris steward & driven by a private car to your hotel & assisted for check in & at the evening you will be escorted to your fare well Nile dinner cruise Enjoy a Nile River dinner cruise aboard the Nile Maxim, one of the most elegant cruising restaurants sailing the world’s longest waterway. You’ll enjoy top-class service aboard your Nile cruise, gliding past Cairo’s illuminated skyline while you dine, and with entertainment provided by a spectacular belly-dancing and folklore show. The Nile Maxim is built in the style of a flat pharaonic barge, conjuring up images of ancient Egypt. As you drift along the River Nile, the house band performs your all-time favorite Western and Oriental tunes with a twist! Choose from the set menu or go for the a la carte selection offering seafood, Lebanese and Chinese cuisines. Then sit back and relax while you enjoy a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band, featuring the unforgettable tannoura spin, in keeping with Egypt’s whirling dervishes tradition. Cruise-nile-river-egyptian-belly-dancerDinnerCruise1 after wards you will be driven back to your hotel & overnight in Cairo.
(Cairo-Departure) After breakfast at hotel, you will be met by Osoris steward & assist you through check out from your hotel and drive you by private Car to Cairo International Airport in where you will be assisted in luggage portage, check in, airline counter and Passport Control formalities for final Departure. Program include:- 05 Nights accommodations in Cairo 03 Nights accommodations in Hurgada All the transportation as mentioned in the Program by Private Car. All Sightseeing with Osoris egyptologies tour guide as mentioned in the Program. All Entrance fees during sig htseeing & with Professional Egyptology English speaking guide. All Green fees + Car + 25 practice balls for all golf clubs as mentioned in the program. All service charge & taxes. Program exclude:- International & Domestic flights. Entry visa to Egypt. Any personal expances.
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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.