Historical and coptic trip (one night/2 days) in Luxor

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The history of Egypt is the longest continuous history of a country in the world for over 7000 BC. Egypt is characterized by the presence of the Nile River, which mediates its land, which was considered a catalyst for the establishment of a long-standing civilization, and Egypt is located in a distinct geographical location linking the continents of Asia and Africa and linked to the continent of Europe through the Mediterranean. All this led to a civilization known as the oldest civilization in human history
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Duration: 2 days
Starts: Luxor, Egypt
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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The history of Egypt is the longest continuous history of a country in the world for over 7000 BC. Egypt is characterized by the presence of the Nile River, which mediates its land, which was considered a catalyst for the establishment of a long-standing civilization, and Egypt is located in a distinct geographical location linking the continents of Asia and Africa and linked to the continent of Europe through the Mediterranean. All this led to a civilization known as the oldest civilization in human history
Join us on this historic and Coptic amazing tour

Itinerary
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Stop At: Aswan Market, Aswan Egypt

Day 1ASWAN’S MONASTERIES ,Island of plants AND Nubian village
Pick up at Aswan airport/ station where our agent will waiting for you holding our sign
Then you will go in a Coptic tour in Aswan
firstly you will go to The Monastery of St. Simeon in Aswan . The Monastery of St. Simeon in Aswan is one of the oldest Coptic Orthodox monasteries. It is one of the largest Coptic monasteries in the world and dates back to the sixth century. His original name was “Anba Hadra Monastery” and was restored in the tenth century. The monastery is located on a rocky elevation. The monastery will appear in front of you as if it were carved in the rock, as if it were an extension of the nature around it
take some pictures with this magnificent exterior view . When you enter the monastery, you will feel that you have suddenly moved to one of the old forts. Consider pictures of monks, inscriptions, and the remaining faded colors on the walls
Take a short break for lunch in a local restaurant
Your next step will the Cathedral of Angel Mickhael in aswan‬‏ . It is also the largest Coptic cathedral outside Cairo; it is also a tourist attraction for foreigners. you will find yourself in front of a huge building, Many domes, and a large marble square; surrounded by trees and Nile water. There are Arab inscriptions and ornaments that surround the Coptic paintings. The cathedral was designed to be in the modern style from the outside, and a more ancient style from the inside
Then you will transfer to your hotel in Aswan to make check in and having lunch
After lunch you will go to visit the Island of plants which is one of the oldest gardens in the world. It contains a lot of tree and rare plants,Then you will go to the Nubian village where Nubians live on the banks of the Nile,The Nubians are considered the most religious people,They had the belief of the other life, You can see breeding of crocodiles,They are famous for henna drawing. You will also see the Nubian schools and the teaching of the Nubian letters
Then you will go back to the hotel

Day 2Abu Simbel, the High Dam, the unfinished obelisk, and Philae Temple
In the early morning you will make check out from the hotel and leave your luggage in the reception to make a trip to Abu Simbel, which is considered the most wonderful and beautiful temple which were erected at the age of king Ramses II,Their purpose was to enhance the Egyptian religion in the area and king Ramses being proud of himself,The guide will explain the temple in detail from inside In an interesting way
Return about 12:30 pm to take your luggages and having lunch in a local restaurant
After lunch, enjoy a visit to the High Dam, the unfinished obelisk, Philae Temple with the Egyptian guide
The Aswan High Dam, or High Dam, is a water dam on the Nile in southern Egypt, built during the reign of Gamal Abdel Nasser, which the Soviets helped to build. The dam has greatly helped to control water flow and mitigate the effects of the Nile flood. Used to generate electricity in Egypt
It is considered a tourist attraction in Aswan.
Unfinished Obelisk,It is an obelisk of pink granite in Aswan, Egypt. It is located in the northern part of a quarry there, located near Aswan on the eastern shore of the Nile and about 1 km east of the Nile. The height of the obelisk would reach about 7 and 41 meters, and the rib section at its base 2 and 4 meters in 2 and 4 meters, and weighing when completed about 1168 tons.
Then you will visit Philae Temple
The name Philae or Velay refers to the Greek language, which means (beloved) or (granules), while the Arabic name is the presence of Anas after the myth of Anas found in the stories of the thousand and one nights
Philae temple was originally built to worship the goddess Isis.
Transfer to Aswan train station, airport, or hotel for end of tour and final departure

Duration: 2 days



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