Hurghada: Temples and Tombs of Thebes Overnight Tour

Hurghada: Temples and Tombs of Thebes Overnight Tour

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Duration
2 days
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English, French, German, Italian, Japanese
Wheelchair Accessible

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Pick-up from your hotel in Hurghada or Gouna

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What You'll Do
  • Travel back to the days of Ancient Egypt on an overnight tour to Luxor
  • Ride around Luxor by horse and carriage
  • Explore the "City of the Dead" in the Valley of the Kings
  • Learn about Egypt's 1st female ruler at the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
  • Marvel at the towering pillars of the Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak Temple
Overview
Travel back to the days of Ancient Egypt on a 2-day, overnight tour from Hurghada to Luxor. Discover the ruins of the ancient city of Thebes, and visit the temples and tombs of the pharaohs. Learn about Ancient Egypt’s 1st female ruler, and more.
What to Expect
Get a dose of ancient culture on an overnight tour from Hurghada to Luxor, and explore the ruins of the old city of Thebes in the Valley of the Kings. See the stunning stone sculptures of the Colossi of Memnon, and learn more about Queen Hatshepsut at her mortuary temple. See the colossal pillars of the Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak Temple, and ride around Luxor by horse and carriage.

Day 1:
Following a pick-up from your hotel in Hurghada or Gouna, transfer to Luxor by luxury van. Drive past local communities and the gorgeous desert landscapes, before checking into your hotel in Luxor. Enjoy a welcome dinner at 19:00, before an evening city tour by horse and carriage. See the sights of the modern city center in advance of your tour of the ancient Egyptian city the next day.

Day 2:
Wake early for a hearty breakfast in your hotel. Then, transfer to the “City of the Dead” in the Valley of the Kings in the Theban Hills. For a period of nearly 500 years, from the 16th to 11th century BC, the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom constructed their tombs in the valley as part of the Theban Necropolis. Marvel at these relics of Ancient Egypt, which remain as an incredible monument to the pharaohs who once called this land their home. Continue to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari. Learn more about this legendary female ruler of Egypt, and see the relief sculpture that recites the tale of the divine birth of a female pharaoh - the 1st of its kind. Next, cross to the east bank of the River Nile to go to the massive stone statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III at the Colossi of Memnon. Gaze over the landscape, just as the statues have for more than 3,400 years. Marvel at their colossal size and the artistic skills of their craftsmen. Transfer back to Hurghada for the end of the tour services.
What's Included
  • Transportation by air-conditioned van
  • Entrance Fees
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Luxor city tour
  • Dinner and breakfast
What's Not Included
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Any activity not listed on the itinerary
Know Before You Go
• Please note that the transportation is wheelchair accessible. However, be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited. These may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
• Please bring your passport, comfortable shoes, sun block, and sunglasses

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