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With its mighty Nile, magnificent monuments, lush valleys and golden desert landscapes, Egypt is an unforgettable travel destination. Your tour of Egypt stops in Luxor where you can wander through the ruins of Karnak, visit the Temple of Amun and the Avenue of the Sphinx. Cruise down the Nile to the Valley of the Kings where you can pay tribute to Ramses III at the Temple of Medinet Habou, admire Queen Hatshepsut's temple and view the Colossi of Memnon. In Edfu, walk into the house of Horus, the falcon god who was worshipped at the Temple of Edfu. View the Temple of Kom-Ombo before sailing to Aswan where you will board a traditional felucca to cross the Nile and see the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island. Sightsee in Cairo and view the hilltop Citadel, stop at the Alabaster Mosque, visit the Hanging Church of St. Mary and see Tutankhamun's treasures at the Egyptian Museum. Travel to Memphis to see the Colossus of Ramses II and giant Alabaster Sphinx, admire the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, then to the Great Pyramids of Giza and see the Great Sphinx, the oldest monumental sculpture in the world.