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Egypt Excursions and Day Tours
/ Tanis and Suez Canal Day Excursion
Tour departs from centrally located Cairo or Giza hotels
Tour returns to original point of departure
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 to 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.
Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.
Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.
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