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
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
All entrance fees for tours
& local taxes
Edfu & Esna over day tour from Luxor Excluded:
Visitor's VISA *obtain upon arrival at airport
Domestic trains & flights
Any meals not mentioned *optional lunch during
Any item or service not mentioned
Tips for guides, tour leaders & drivers
Optional Tours & Services:
Lunch - available upon request for an additional fee
tour extensions available upon request
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