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The Story of Osiris and Isis

The story of Osiris and Isis started from the beginning of the ancient Egyptian civilization, Osiris held the position of the ruler of Egypt next to his Wife Isis goddess of motherhood & healing. He was totally responsible for everything like the creation of law, religious instruction, culture and anything surrounding agriculture. He was highly respected by the public and other ancient Egyptian gods as he honored his Father Ra and his siblings by keeping everything in harmonious balance according to the principles of Maa’t of absolute Balance and Harmony. His brother Seth “God of the Desert” became highly jealous of his power and glory so he came up with a plan to kill him which involved a beautiful chest.

Osiris Demise By the Hands of His Evil Brother Seth

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Seth held a party and declared a competition as he brought a chest and promised that the one who can fit inside it will give to him as a gift but the trick was the chest was built perfectly for Osiris. So when Osiris lay in the chest, set slammed it shut and then thrown to the Nile where he suffocated to death. Then Set took control of Egypt and new age chaos, terror and darkness began.

Isis started to look for her husband and vowed to return him back to the world of the living. She was able to find his body and began to prepare the needed magical potions and left the body under the protection of her sister Nephthys the mother of Anubis and Seth’s wife. Seth was able to discover the location of Osiris’ body through her then he cut the body into 42 pieces and thrown all across the land and the Nile of Egypt. Isis was horrified by what set did to the body of Osiris but she didn’t surrender as she collected all the body parts and was able to bring him from the dead but he was not complete so can no longer rule the living so he became the lord of the underworld.

The Revenge of Horus Upon His Evil Uncle Seth

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Before Osiris descends to the underworld, he and Isis gave birth to Horus the Sky God. Horus was raised in absolute secrecy because of his evil uncle Seth, Horus was repeatedly attacked by all the savage creatures sent by set during his hellish childhood.

When Horus came of age and became a powerful warrior, he challenged his uncle in battle which lasted for 8 years on the location of the current Edfu temple. Set was able to steal one of Horus’s eyes but it didn’t make any difference as he was defeated by Horus and banished into the deserts. The rest of the gods recognized Horus as the rightful heir of Egypt and a new era of peace, prosperity and harmony began. The images of Osiris were quite popular among kings and the normal public a symbol for justice, resurrection and the source of kingship, also Isis was featured as a symbol of infinite love, compassion and motherhood and Horus was a symbol of victory.

Discover All the Beautiful Hidden Tales Found Around Egypt

There are so many stories available on ancient Egyptian mythology beside to the story of Osiris and Isis, but attempting to explore them for real is a unique chance only to be found through Egypt tour packages with an expert tour guide who will take you onboard  a Nile cruise between Luxor & Aswan where you will be able to explore the stories of ancient Egyptians myths which are carved on the walls of temples.

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Are All Nile Cruises Available at Any Time?

Yes, it is available all years. as the Nile from Aswan to Luxor takes three to four days of sailing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the total cost of 600$ and the Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan take four to five days in Saturday, Monday and Thursday for the coast of 650$.

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Is it safe to travel to Egypt?

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What are Egypt's Visa Requirements?

They are very simples, If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries(check the link), have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD entry fee in cash. As for the E-Visa for 30 days, you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could be one of the countries eligible for a free visa for 90 days.

What is the Weather is Like?

The temperature of Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c, Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 ¡ÆC in the wintertime to 23 ¡ÆC in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 ¡ÆC in the wintertime to 32 ¡ÆC in the summertime while the temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

What is the Best Time of Visit Egypt?

It is known the best time to travel to Egypt is in the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical, a warm atmosphere with a winter breeze. You will also be notified a week before your trip if the weather is unsafe or if any changes have been made.

Should I Give Tips in Egypt?

It is totally up to you, but if you choose to you can tip the servers at your restaurant 5-10% by handing it to them directly and 5 Egyptian Pounds as a general tip of anyone.

Can I Enter the Pyramids?

Yes, you can enter the pyramids for the small fee of 20$.

How to Enjoy Egypt During Ramadan?

Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims that should be celebrated by non-Muslims and feel the essence of the Islamic culture. You can fast with the Muslim or just observe but you are always welcome to join the celebrations and festivals.

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Trips In Egypt was founded in 2002 when it launched, since then the company specialized in providing trips in Egypt only which includes tour packages, vacations, Nile cruises, day trips, shore excursions, and any kind of trips in Egypt.

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