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Festival of the Valley ( Wadi Festival):

The beautiful valley festival honors the souls of the departed, also known as the feast of the dead, which took place between the harvest of Shemu and the flood of the Nile, Akhet. It celebrated the strong bond between the living and the dead and was a way of bringing the past into the present and with the help of the eternal godson into the future. The festival is famous for being the most popular in Egyptian history, as the procession begins with the statues of Amun, Mut and Khonsu (the Theban triad) being carried from their temples to visit the mortuary temples and necropolis across the river, as well as carrying the images of the deceased for their souls to meet them and the living to bring flowers, food and drink offerings, similar to the Day of the Dead in Mexico.

You will have magnificent opportunities to witness The beautiful valley festival with your near partners through our Egypt Nile River Cruises and included within most of Egypt Day Tours, Egypt Travel Packages, and Aswan day tours, or even during Luxor excursions. Just remember to bring your camera and plan your schedule carefully. Get this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with the honourable services you deserve and the most cost-effective rates for your budget. If your tour includes few days to be spent here in Cairo you can have one of the full Cairo Day tours otherwise of stop shortly in Cairo on your way to another country it will be a great chance to book a trip from our Cairo day tours from the airport or enjoy unusual excursions and things to do in Cairo.

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