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Edfu also has the dubious distinction of having the most persistent street hawkers in Egypt.
The cruise embarks from Luxor on a Sunday and includes the following excursions; the Necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatchepsut, the Temples of Edfu, the High Dam, the elephant Island by Simple Felucca, Kom Ombo Temples, the Agha Khan Mausoleum, the Luxor Temples, the Colossi of Memnon and the unfinished Obelisk.
This area extends from Edfu, south of Qena, in the Nile Valley to Marsa Alam on the Red Sea coast and Safaga in the north.
Filip Coppens compares scenes of offering linen, unguents, and pectorals in the wabets of five temples of the Ptolemaic and Roman Periods: those of Isis at Philae, Horns at Edfu, Hathor at Dendera, Isis at Shanhar, and a group of desert goddesses in el Qal'a.
Highlights of the cruise include visits to the Colossi of Memnon, Esna and Edfu, Aswan and its High Dam.
NILE: Archers Direct (0871 423 8638) offers seven nights' Wonders of The Nile voyage on MS Lady Mary ex-Gatwick Dec 1 for pounds 616, incl Monarch flights, English-speaking guide, and highlights including Temple Of Horus at Edfu, Temple Of Kom Ombo, Aswan, Valley Of Kings and temples at Luxor and Karnak.
Package incl 10 excursions, incl Valley of Kings, Valley of Queens, Colossi of Memnon and temple at Edfu.
A cruise is the perfect way to lap up the fascinating history of the country with plenty of stops for lots of sight- seeing including The Valley of the Kings at Luxor and further down the river the temple at Edfu.
During your cruise you'll visit Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan, Abu Simbel, Esna and Dendera with lots of excursions options along the way.
The eight-day challenge will take him from Luxor to Aswan and back, through 3,000 years of history, including the temple of Edfu and the tomb of Tutenkhamun.
The ship will sail the Nile on seven-night itineraries, visiting some of Egypt's most fascinating sites including the Valley of the Kings and Queens, Temple of Edfu and Aswan.