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Tanis and Suez Canal Day Excursion

Description

  • Visit Tanis (San El Hagar) the small version of Luxor in the Delta
  • Explore the ruins of the city including royal tombs, obelisks, and statues.
  • Drive through the land of Goshen and see the fertile land of Egypt with its green fields and traditional villages.
  • Egyptologist guide, transportation, and Hotel pickup and drop off

Inclusion

  • Pick up services from the hotel & return
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place
  • Egyptologist guide of your language
  • A bottle of mineral water during your trip
  • All taxes & service charges

 

Exclusion

  • Gratuities
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program

Day by Day Itinerary

Tanis or San El Hagar is located in the Delta of Egypt. It is 145 KM (92 miles) away from Cairo. The city is known as the land of Gushen in the Old Testament. It was the royal residence of the kings during the XXI and XXII dynasties.AS Luxor was the capital of Egypt in the South, Tanis was the Northern capital in a smaller

Your Egypt Tours Egyptologist guide will meet you at the hotel to start your day tour of the ruins of the City

What to expect

It will be an interesting drive, as you will drive partly through the desert road and then through the

Delta and the fertile farmlands. The area around Tanis is supposed to be the fertile land of Gushen where the sons of Jacob settled down until the Exodus. The area contains the enormous temple of Amun and the subsidiary two for his wife Mut and son Khonsu. Many statues for Ramses II were moved from nearby cities The number of obelisks on the ground can tell you how large the temple and the city were as there are  23 obelisks lying on the ground.

Your guide will explain all the hieroglyphic inscriptions on the obelisks, and statues, and shows you the water wells and sacred lake. In addition to this, the burials of three pharaohs of the 21st and 22nd dynasties — Psusennes I, Amenemope, and Shoshenq II were found there.

After finishing your visit to Tanis, you will be driven back to Cairo.

Prices

1 Persons 2-4 Persons 5-8 Persons 9-16 Persons
525 USD 375 USD 340 USD 320 USD