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Colors of Art over 5000 Years Old
Khnum Temple
Colors of Art over 5000 yrs Old
Khnum Temple

Edfu & Esna over day tour from Luxor Highlights:

  • Esna: Temple of Khnum & the Great Hypostyle Hall
  • Edfu: Temple of Horus & the Great First Pylon

Tour Itinerary

Your guide for the day will pick you up in Luxor and transfer you to Esna which is located about 50 kilometers south of Luxor. The town's Greek name was Latopolis and here fish (lattés) where thought to embody the goddess Neith, who was sacred to the area. While in Esna you will visit the city and local markets.

Following is a visit to the Great Hypostyle Hall and Temple of Khnum which lies in a pit below the level of houses in Esna, is dedicated to the god, Khnum.  This, the ram God that was worshipped through out this area and who fashioned mankind from mud of the Nile on his potter's wheel.

Next is a visit to the most preserved temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus, which is located in Edfu. The Temple of Horus was built in the Ptolemaic period and dedicated to the Falcon God Horus with its Great First Pylon, considered one of Egypt's largest pylons. The Great Falcon monument is carved from red granite - another of Egypt's magnificent constructions in ancient history.

At the end of the day return to Luxor.

Edfu & Esna over day tour from Luxor Included:

  • Round trip transfers in A/C motor coach
  • Licensed Egyptologist escort/guide
  • All entrance fees for tours & local taxes

Edfu & Esna over day tour from Luxor Excluded:

  • International flights
  • Visitor's VISA *obtain upon arrival at airport
  • Domestic trains & flights
  • Any meals not mentioned *optional lunch during tour
  • Any item or service not mentioned
  • Tips for guides, tour leaders & drivers

Optional Tours & Services:

  • Lunch - available upon request for an additional fee
  • Optional tour extensions available upon request

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