The process by which a person, living or dead, is declared a god. With the possible exception of Akhenaten, the Egyptians did not deify living people. The king was considered a living god, but he inherited his position; he came into the world as the living manifestation of Horus, and so he was born a god. Some kings reinforced their position as God on Earth by erecting statues of themselves as gods during their reign. Ramses the Great (1279–1213 b.c.) placed a statue of himself as Re the sun god beside Amun-Re, Re-Horakhty, and Ptah in the sanctuary of his temple at Abu Simbel. Another statue of Ramses as Amun was found in his mortuary temple at the Ramesseum in Thebes. A handful of private people, revered for their knowledge, achieved deification after death. Perhaps the most notable was Imhotep, vizier (prime minister) and architect to Zoser (2667–2648 b.c.), the Third Dynasty king for whom the first pyramid was built. Imhotep, a man of many talents, was legendary for his medical skills and wisdom. He was deified 2,000 years after his death. During the New Kingdom (1550–1069 b.c.), Amenhotep-son-of-Hapu, who was the architect for but unrelated to Amenhotep III, was honored for his wisdom and medical skills. Like Imhotep, Amenhotep-son-of-Hapu was deified and worshipped as a god of healing. During the Late period (747–332 b.c.), drowning in the Nile was sometimes reason enough for deifiedon, as was the case with Peter and Pehesi, who drowned in the Nile in Nubia at Dendur. Antinous, the companion of the emperor Hadrian, also was deified after he drowned in the Nile, and the town of Antinoopolis, the cult center for the worship of Antinous, was built on the banks of the Nile where he died
The atmosphere in Egypt is great all year round, but the best time to make a tour in Egypt and enjoy it, is from October to April, you can enjoy Christmas tours in Egypt or New Year's Tours. And spring festivals ( Easter ).
After the danger of the Coronavirus, Egypt is one of the security countries you can visit, the situation is very stable now in Egypt, tourists enjoy tours in Egypt, with safe movement and security by the police in every region of Egypt and all tourist places in particular. Securing tourists in Egypt is the most important priority of the Egyptian government.
If you are looking for Egypt tours, best things to do in Egypt and best Egypt tour itinerary, Cairo and Luxor Aswan Nile cruise must be your first priority, visit the pyramids of Giza, enjoy Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan and enjoy visiting the most important tourist attractions in Luxor and Aswan, you can visit the city of Hurghada or Sharm el-Sheikh Red Sea for relaxation and enjoy a lot of activities there.
Egypt has many tourist attractions that you can visit and enjoy a tour of Egypt different and unique, from the most famous tourist attractions in Egypt: The Pyramids of Giza, The Egyptian Museum, Pyramids of Saqqara, Temple of Hatshepsut, Luxor temple, and many landmarks located in each city of Egypt.
If you are looking for great tours of Egypt and perfect vacation, 5 to 8 days is perfect for a great vacation in Egypt, and you must visit Cairo and the Pyramids of Giza and enjoy the Egypt Nile cruise tour between Luxor and Aswan.
There are many Egypt Nile cruise, we recommend you choose a 5-star luxury Nile cruise, and if you are looking for private Nile River cruise you can choose Dahabiya cruises, it is only for the small-group tour, about 15 people.