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8 Days In Egypt Best Itinerary

Valley of the Kings

 

A day in Egypt is enough to create pleasurable lifetime moments. 8 days will be just perfect & more than enough to explore this ancient city of historical repute and significance. However, it is important to note that enjoying your stay in Egypt is not necessarily a Sure Thing. You need to be in the right place to make the best of your time during your visit to Egypt. Talking about the right place; I have got your back. You will learn all you need to know about Egypt’s best itinerary in this article. 


8 Days Of Unparalleled Enjoyment In the Right Places.


During the Cairo and Nile Cruise tour, get set to have loads of fun you will remember for the rest of your life. You should look forward to sailing on the unspoiled Nile waters and flying under the plain blue skies of Egypt. Below are the interesting places you should look forward to visiting during the tour:

 


Giza Pyramids

 


There are three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex: the Pyramid of Khafre, the Great Pyramid of Giza, and the Pyramid of Menkure. The great pyramid of Giza is the largest and the oldest among these three pyramids. These pyramids are found on the Gaza Plateau in Greater Cairo, Egypt. These pyramids are the common emblems of Egypt in Europe. They are ancient wonders and were named as one of the 7 wonders of the world by Antipater of Sidon.

 

 

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Egyptian Museum

 


 This museum is the home of ancient Egyptian artifacts. It has more than 12,000 items in the display. You will surely have a great time here with more than enough classically styled ancient items to observe and admire. 

 

Temple of Philae 

 


This temple was built to honour the goddess, Isis. It is the last of its kind as it is the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. It is one of the last places where the goddess was worshipped and was the home of the Isis cult. It is a classic Egyptian structure that will make you click your camera a couple of times. 

 

 

Kom Ombo

 


The town of Kom Ombo in Egypt is famous for the Kom Ombo temple. The temple is a rare double temple with a double entrance. It has sanctuaries, courts, halls, and rooms that are duplicated for the worship of two sets of gods. The temple is quite unusual because everything is Perfectly Symmetrical along the main axis. The northern part of the temple was dedicated to the worship of Panebtawy (Lord of the Two Lands), Tasenetnofret (the Good Sister), and Haroeris (Falcon god). The southern part was dedicated to the worship of Khonsu, Hathor, and Sobek.

 

 

Edfu Temple

 


The temple of Horus in Edfu is found on the west bank of the Nile. It is a temple you cannot afford to miss as it reflects the scale and ambition of Egypt’s temple builders. It is one of the best-preserved ancient monuments in Egypt. It remains one of the most impressive constructions of the Ptolemy Dynasty. The walls are covered in dazzling friezes and hieroglyphics as you stroll down colossal gateways. The temple was dedicated to the worship of Horus. The temple was preserved by desert sand which filled the place after the ban of the pagan cult.

 

 

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The Karnak 

 


Karnak is an ancient temple on the east bank of the Nile in the city of Luxor. It is an incredibly large temple that covers more than 100 hectares of land. Therefore, we are talking about a temple that is larger than some modern cities! The enclosure walls are designed with inscriptions and reliefs with jewel-like colours. This temple excels in both size and aesthetics. 

 

 

Luxor Temple

 


Luxor temple is a strikingly impressive monument built in the heart of the city of Luxor. It is a large ancient temple that will catch the attention of any tourist. 

 

Valley Of The Kings

 


The Valley of the Kings is the most famous hidden underground mausoleum built by ancient Egyptians for their kings. It can be found on the west bank of the Nile. It contains elaborate tombs that will make you appreciate the creativity of the hands and minds behind the construction. 

 

Hatshepsut Temple

 


Hatshepsut was a female pharaoh. The mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut was built by her to elevate her public image and immortalize her name. When you see the temple, you will realize she was able to achieve her aims. 

 

Colossi Of Memnon

 


These are two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III in a seated position. His hands are resting on his knees and his face is gazing towards the east. They can be found in the city of Luxor in the west of the Nile. 

 

Unfinished Obelisk

 


The sheer size of this obelisk will keep you in awe of this magnificent structure. It is the largest ancient obelisk known to man. Its location is in the northern region of Aswan, Egypt. It was unfinished because cracks appeared in the granite when it was being carved out of the bedrock. 

 

Valley Temple

 


This temple is a mortuary that was part of the funerary complex joining the Great Pyramid of Giza on the east. It has symmetrical rooms on either side of the main hall which used to have 23 statues of Khafre. It is a classic Egyptian structure that will capture your attention. 

 

Sphinx

 


The Great Sphinx of Giza often called the Sphinx of Giza is believed to be the most ancient monument in Egypt. It is a statue made with limestone of a mythical creature that has the head of a human and the body of a lion. 
 

 

 

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High Dam

 


The Aswan High Dam is key to the Egyptian revolution in 1952. It is an embankment dam built across the Nile. This dam is significant to Egypt’s economy and culture as it helps them to control flooding in the Nile. This modern dam is impressively built and central to Egypt’s industrialization. You will love the sight. 

 

Conclusion

 


I am sure you are looking forward to these wonderful places when you go on your Cairo and Nile Cruise tour. You will be glad that you decided to spend your time and money on a tour that promises countless pleasurable moments. 
 

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