Luxor day trip ( Small group )

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Tour Summery

Enjoy over day trip to Luxor every ( Sunday & Wednesday ) to visit Karnak temples , Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple, , Colossi of Memnon then return back to your hotel in Hurghada by air-conditioned vehicle 🚌 .

Starting From: EGP1250
Duration: 18 Hours
Destinations: Luxor

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Tour Itinerary

Luxor day trip ( Sunday & Wednesday )

 Luxor day trip

Book your day trip to Luxor from Hurghada and enjoy unforgettable experience , you will be picked up from your hotel around 🕠 05:00 AM in A/C vehicle🚘 accompanied with your Egyptologist tour guide🕵 to discover Luxor highlights .

Upon pickup you start traveling to Luxor, first driving 60 KM on the coast of the Red Sea towards Safaga🚢 the next city to Hurghada , then driving 160 KM through the eastern desert of Egypt from the coast of the Red Sea towards the Nile valley , the first city you are reacting on the Valley called Qena 🕣, and Qena is 60 KM far away from Luxor , so all in all 280 KM the whole distance from Hurghada to Luxor , approximately 3 hours and half driving .

A rest stop in the middle of the way in one hour and half from the pickup time 🕖 in some coffee shop where you can take your breakfast and some coffee , 🚾 using the bathrooms as well , then continue driving to Luxor for couple of hours , around🕤 09:30 o'clock you are reaching Luxor to start your tour .

Luxor it self as a city is divided by the river Nile in two banks , eastern bank and western bank , you have some sightseeing to visit on the east and more on the west , you are starting the tour visit the east bank of Luxor , the first visit will be to

Karnak Temples

No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak Temples , where generations of pharaohs wished to record their names. Walk 🏃through the Great Hypostyle Hall , to reach the sacred lake 🌅 of the temple ,The Karnak complex is actually three main temples situated on 247 acres of land considered as the largest religious center ever built .

Unfortunately you have no enough time to see everything over there so your visit will be divided in two parts a guiding tour and some free time⌚ , by the end of the guiding tour the meeting point and the meeting time will be fixed.

Next visit will be the restaurant for 🍴lunch 

Lunch : 

will be served in a nice local restaurant , it's including in the tour , just the drinks are extra paid .

After lunch , you start the tour around the west bank of Luxor visiting the Valley of the kings , the royal 👑 cemetery of the pharaohs of the New kingdom , 63 tombs are over there , unfortunately most of them are closed for safety reasons or for restorations , around 10 tombs are opened nowadays , your tour guide will recommend you the best of the opened ones to visit .

Valley of the kings

 the burial ground of the pharaohs rulers from the 18th to 20th dynasty , For a period of 500 years beginning in the 16th century BC, tombs were built along this valley for pharaohs , including that of the great Pharaoh Ramses II and boy Pharaoh Tutankhamen found in 1922 by British 🎩 archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter. The tomb of Tutankhamun is extra paid , 300 Egyptian pound each ,over there they don't accept any other currency but Egyptian pound , so if you are interested make sure you have some Egyptian money .

Next visit will be to the temple of the queen Hatshepsut , a memorial temple was built to keep the memory of the queen , one of the most famous women in the ancient Egyptian history , after the historical background you will get some free time for photographing 📷 .

Temple of queen Hatshepsut

Temple of Hatshepsut, ancient Egypt’s first female pharaoh , She came to power during the New Kingdom after the death of her father, Tuthmose I, and her half-brother and husband, Tuthmose II, who succeeded her father on the thrown.

Colossal of Memnon

Two Massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite stone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor. representing the king Amenhotep III sitting on his throne flanking the entrance of his own temple . After the historical background you will get some free time for photographing 📷 .

Finally you start the journey back to Hurghada , first driving from the west bank to the east bank using Luxor bridge , from the east bank driving the same way back to the city , again a rest stop in the middle of the way in the same coffee shop you used in the morning for breakfast , from the rest stop one more hour and half driving to your hotel in Hurghada .

It's good when the guide is good🕵

Our Tour Guides are group of Egyptologist professional licensed tour guides , members of The Egyptian General Tourist Guides Syndicate . based in the major touristic cities in Egypt .since they graduated they started working as free lancer tour guides for many international travel agencies in Egypt .In the meanwhile they joined our team work. with all the knowledge they have , the experience they gained and the passion to our beloved country Egypt we decided to take a step forward to reach you and offer our services ☺ .

Vehicles Used 🚌

New branded air-conditioned vehicles with professional drivers . Our vehicles are different sizes according to the number of travelers . We keep updating our vehicles to always get the best modern ones .

Children Policy 👪

12+ Full Payment as adult 6-11.99 50% of the tour price 0-05.99 Free of charge

💯💯 DON'T FORGET : 👇👇👇

- Wake up call ☎ ( from the hotel reception ) - Breakfast box ( order one day before the trip ) - Passport, or at least a copy - Cap , hat , camera 👒 📸 - Sun creams 🌞🌞 - Sun glasses 🕶 - Comfy shoes 👟 - Extra money 💳💰for optional and personal expenses ( drinks in the restaurant , motor boat trip , Tutankhamun tomb , souvenirs )

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Tour Includes

  • Pick up service from your hotel in Hurghada and return .
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle .
  • Entrance fees to all the above mentioned sights .
  • Egyptologist tour guide .
  • Lunch at quality restaurant .
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle .
  • All services charges and taxes .

Tour Excludes

  • Personal Expenses .
  • Optional activities .
  • Tipping (recommended) .
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1 comment

  • Comment Link Mariana Wednesday, 01 April 2020 20:27 posted by Mariana

    Mohamed is more than a Guide, he is an engaged historian who is passionate about his work and costumers
    Review of: Luxor day trip from Hurghada (with Mohammed Talaat)
    Mohamed is the best guide I ever met. He has the whole package:

    1) He is polite and treats everyone with fairness, and equal attention. With him, you feel safe and respected.
    2) He is extremely versed in Egyptian history and provides various explanations on a wide range of historical dimensions (this is hard to find!)
    3) He is a storyteller, knows how to keep you interested. This is important because with the sun and pace of the visit it is easy to feel tired and bored.
    4) Hi is structured. He helps you digest the information and prepares you very well in advance for your journey, orienting you throughout the day.
    5) His attention to detail and customer care are outstanding: Mohamed bought us freshwater and snacks several times during the day; he helped me bargain and find the right souvenirs; and borrowed me his mobile internet for several hours during the journey.

    Wish you all the best!

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