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Esna and El Kab From Luxor Off-The-Beaten-Track Tour

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Overview


Esna and El Kab From Luxor Off-The-Beaten-Track Tour. Sign up for a private tour to the Esna Temple, a well preserved and recently restored Ptolemaic gem and the rock-cut tombs at the prehistoric and ancient Egyptian settlement of El Kab. Rarely visited but absolutely worth a visit.

Highlights


  • Luxor - Esna Transfer along the West Bank through picturesque villages
  • Esna Temple, dedicated to Khnum and Menhit
  • El Kab - rock cut tombs
  • Lunch in a good local restaurant
Esna and El Kab From Luxor Off-The-Beaten-Track Tour

Description


Esna and El Kab From Luxor Off-The-Beaten-Track Tour

  • Drive 2 hours south alongside the Nile, past picturesque villages south to Esna, one of Egypt's trade centers throughout millennia.
  • Visit the Esna Temple, recently restored and cleaned, it is a well preserved jewel and example of Ptolemaic architecture. Only the pronaos (portico), dedicated to Khnum (God of the source of the Nile and creator of the human bodies) and his wife Menhit (Lioness Goddess of war and massacres) has been excavated; the rest of the temple lies underneath the city of Esna. The temple ceiling is held by 24 magnificent columns with exceptionally well-carved palm and lotus floral capitals. The ceiling itself is a adorned with the Ancient Egyptian interpretation of the constellations, moon phases and astronomical figures.
  • Cross the Nile to El Kab, a prehistoric and Ancient Egyptian settlement on the East Bank, where you will visit some of the rock-cut tombs like Sobeknackht, a local Governor who withstood a Nubian invasion, Ahmose, an admiral in one of the Hyksos wars, the Priest Setau and Paheri, a high official whose tomb is adorned with paintings of family life and religious themes.
  • Have lunch in a good local restaurant before accepting the drive back to Luxor.

What's included


  • Inclusions:
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional multilingual guide
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Lunch in good local restaurant (food only)
  • Exclusions:
  • Tips & Personal Spending
  • Drinks during Lunch (food only)

Itinerary


  1. Visited Places:
  2. El Kab
  3. Esna
  4. Temple of Khnum
  • Drive 2 hours south alongside the Nile, past picturesque villages south to Esna, one of Egypt's trade centers throughout millennia.
  • Visit the Esna Temple, recently restored and cleaned, it is a well preserved jewel and example of Ptolemaic architecture. Only the pronaos (portico), dedicated to Khnum (God of the source of the Nile and creator of the human bodies) and his wife Menhit (Lioness Goddess of war and massacres) has been excavated; the rest of the temple lies underneath the city of Esna. The temple ceiling is held by 24 magnificent columns with exceptionally well-carved palm and lotus floral capitals. The ceiling itself is a adorned with the Ancient Egyptian interpretation of the constellations, moon phases and astronomical figures.
  • Cross the Nile to El Kab, a prehistoric and Ancient Egyptian settlement on the East Bank, where you will visit some of the rock-cut tombs like Sobeknackht, a local Governor who withstood a Nubian invasion, Ahmose, an admiral in one of the Hyksos wars, the Priest Setau and Paheri, a high official whose tomb is adorned with paintings of family life and religious themes.
  • Have lunch in a good local restaurant before accepting the drive back to Luxor.

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How much time does the Esna and El Kab From Luxor Off-The-Beaten-Track Tour take?

Esna and El Kab From Luxor Off-The-Beaten-Track Tour duration is 7 hours.

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