8. From Cairo: Luxor & Hot Air Balloon Private Trip by Plane
Enjoy a packed day in Luxor. Ride in a hot air balloon, visit the Valley of the Kings, the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and Medinet Habu. Top it all off with a boat ride down the Nile and a trip to Luxor Temple.
Our delegate will Pick-up you from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at about 4:00 P.M by air-conditioned car to head to Cairo International Airport to take the one-hour flight to Luxor. (Flight Tickets included)
Upon your arrival, our delegate will be waiting for you outside the airport to start your trip heading to a hotel to relax until the delegate of the hot air balloon comes at about 4:00 to 4:30 A.M. The hotel staff will prepare a breakfast box to take with you in the hot air balloon
After the pick-up for the hot air balloon, Enjoy an unforgettable 45-80 minute hot air balloon flight. Enjoy your time with a fly over 1500 feet in the sky with the best pilots and the highest levels of safety. You will watch the historical sites from the sky (Once in the lifetime experience)
After landing, head to the West Bank of Luxor to visit The Valley of the Kings, also known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, rock-cut tombs were excavated for the pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom
Then move on to the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, The Temple of Hatshepsut is a mortuary temple built during the reign of Pharaoh Hatshepsut of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt. Located opposite the city of Luxor, it is considered to be a masterpiece of ancient architecture. Its three massive terraces rise above the desert floor and into the cliffs of Deir el-Bahari.
Next, move to Medinet Habu, where the burial temple of Ramses III can be found, one of the city's most important religious monuments. Its entrance is 63 meters wide and 22 meters tall and bears a representation of the Pharoah himself punishing some prisoners.
Then move to the colossi of Memnon where you will See the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III at the Colossi of Memnon, then stop for lunch at a local restaurant.
Next, Sail on the Nile River in a traditional felucca sailing boat to discover the beauty of Luxor. Relax with a drink as you soak up the scenery.
You’ll then head to the east bank to visit the biggest temple in Luxor, It's the Karnak Temple. dedicated to the god Amun, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu.
Next, move on to Luxor temple. Built by Amenhotep III in the 18th Dynasty in the modern kingdom, the beautiful temple was completed by Ramses II.
After finishing, you will be transferred to Luxor International Airport to take the one-hour flight to Cairo (Flight Tickets included)
Upon your arrival, our delegate will be waiting for you outside Cairo Airport
After meeting, you will be transferred to your hotel again in Cairo or Giza