Luxor from Port Safa

Day Tour to Luxor from Safaga Port

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Duration
1 day
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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy full-day private tour of Luxor
  • Enjoy touring the complex of Karnak temples
  • Explore the avenue of sphinx at Karnak
  • Visit 3 tombs in the valley of the kings
  • Explore Queen Hatshepsut temple and colossi of memnon
  • Lunch in a good quality local restaurant
  • Relax with pick-up and drop off service from Safaga
Overview
Explore all that the ancient city of Luxor has to offer on this full-day tour of both banks of the Nile River. Tour the most famous sites on Luxor valley of the Kings, queen Hatshepsut temple, the two colossi of Memnon and Karnak temple
What to Expect
A local representative will be glad to pick up you from your hotel in Port Safaga to drive by your A/C Van to Luxor. Upon your arrival you will be welcomed by your Egyptologist tours guide and start your tour to visit the East Bank of Luxor.

Start your tour with a visit to the temples of Karnak. Walk along the avenue of sphinx to enter the complex as your guide explains how the massive facade was constructed.

On entering the temples of Karnak you will see each legacy left by the various pharaohs as the complex grew even larger. The deeper you go into the complex, the further back in time you will travel, with the oldest ruins dating back over 3,000 years.

Walking through the great court into the great hypostyle hall, it’s hard not to be overwhelmed by the 134 columns towering above you like an ancient forest. At the rear of the complex you will find the sacred lake where centuries ago pharaohs and their offerings to the gods were purified. After a tour of the complex, you will have additional free time to explore at leisure.

After Lunch,  you will drive to visit the temple of queen Hatshepsut, one of the most striking monuments in Egypt. Your guide will introduce you to the history of the temple and the story of Queen Hatshepsut, the famous female ruler of Egypt who posed as a male to gain the throne. There is free time to explore at your leisure as you wander the large courtyards and admire the intricate hieroglyphic decorations.

Proceed to the valley of the kings, burial place of the kings of Thebes (ancient Luxor), where You will visit 3 tombs of the most Famous pharaohs of Egypt’s new kingdom, Ruled for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century B.C. you will have a brief stop at the visitors center. Guides are not permitted inside the tombs, but your guide will tell you what to look for inside the elaborately decorated tombs. If you wish to visit the tomb of king Tutankhamon, an additional cost is payable direct

You will be time for a brief photo stop at the colossi of Memnon, which mark the site of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. These two giant statues standing tall and proud on the west bank are all that remain of the ancient complex

In addition you will have the chance to visit an alabaster factory and purchase genuine items if you wish

At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to Port Safaga place of choice
What's Included
  • Pick-up and drop-off from your Port Safaga
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to all mentioned sightseeing
  • Lunch in a good quality local restaurant
  • Qualified egyptologist tour guide
  • All service charges and taxes
  • Assistance of our personal during the tour
What's Not Included
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (Tipping)
Meeting Point

Customer's hotel in Port Safaga (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• What to Bring:
Passport valid for More than 6 months
Warm clothes in winter
Cotton clothes in summer
Hat, Sun block, Sunglasses, Light torch
Comfortable shoes
Photo / Video Camera

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Nile Holiday - Day Tours

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