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Luxor day trip from Hurghada Egypt Small Group by Minibus van

Hurghada, Egypt
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Duration

16

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

8 people

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Overview

Luxor day trip from Hurghada Egypt Small Group by Minibus van.

Booking Luxury Hurghada excursions Valley of the Kings, Mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Memnon Colossi, and Karnak temple.

Luxor day trip from Hurghada Van is on the top of Best Egypt tours and one of the best things to do in Hurghada. Besides, enjoy your Hurghada holiday packages at the Red Sea resorts.

Booking Luxor Tours to visit Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon from Hurghada. A trip to Luxor from Hurghada small group is designed for those who do not like big buses or crowds. Get a chance to explore the hidden Gems in Luxor, untouched by other tourists. Meanwhile, live the experience of exploring one of the oldest civilizations in the world, the Egyptian Civilization. Luxor day trip from Hurghada small group is your way to see the Pharaonic Temples and Pharaonic Tombs in the Valley of the Kings.

Luxor West Bank

On Luxor west bank, you will visit the Valley of the Kings where you can enter the tomb of Tutankhamun. Meanwhile, you can visit 3 tombs including your tickets the tomb of Merenptah KV8, Ramesses IX Tomb KV6, and Tomb of Ramses III KV11.

You can admire the religious texts on the walls of the tombs. Certainly, the Book of Dead, Book of Heavenly cow, Book of Caverns, and Book of Gates are among the most beautiful ones.

Hurghada excursions to Luxor are the best introductions to the Egyptian Pharaohs, Pharaonic temples, Pharaonic tombs, and the royal building. Your tour will continue on Luxor west bank to the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari). Here, you can see Punt expeditions reliefs, Anubis Chapel, the divine birth of Hatshepsut, and cutting and transporting the Obelisks. Moreover, this trip to Luxor from Hurghada will stop you by the gigantic statues of Memnon known as Memnon Colossi.

Luxor East Bank

Finally, you will end your day at the Karnak temple with its epic Hypostyle Hall and Obelisks. In fact, the Karnak temple on Luxor East bank is a must-visit place while you are in Egypt. Discover Egyptian history during the New Kingdom when Luxor was the capital of Egypt.

Meanwhile, explore the biggest religious complex in Egypt, the Karnak complex. While you are in Karnak temple, do not forget to marvel at the Pylons of the Karnak, The ramp, The Hypostyle Hall, The White Chapel of the pharaoh Senusret I, and Ptah temple. Admire The temple of Mut, wife of god Amun, and the temple of Khonsu, their son.

Your Luxor day trip from Hurghada small group from Egypt Palma Tours will introduce you to Egyptian history and the pharaonic civilization. Open your heart and listen to the Egyptian Pharaohs especially Tutankhamun, Ramesses II, and Hatshepsut.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Luxor attractions
  • Karnak temple
  • Hatshepsut temple
  • Memnon Colossi
  • Valley of the kings & Tutankhamun tomb

Itinerary

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Hurghada to Luxor
Hurghada to Luxor

Once you book your Luxor trip from Hurghada with us, we will send you the confirmation and the pick-up from your hotel and all the information you need in case if you need to change something later.
At the agreed time, your archaeologist guide will pick you up from your hotel with an air-conditioned vehicle (new brand 2020) to your Luxor trip from Hurghada. You will have a 15 minutes’ coffee break on the way to take your breakfast, use the toilet, or have a drink.

Karnak temple
Karnak temple

Karnak temple, also the temple of Amun is the largest religious temple in the world. Karnak is a complex of Pylons, Obelisks, Chapels, columns, statues, Sacred lakes, and sanctuaries dedicated to the triad of Luxor Amon, his consort Mut and their son Khonsu. Karnak temple is famous for the vast Hypostyle Hall, the Earth ramp on which they built the pylon.
Karnak is considered an invaluable historical site and resource of information about the evolution of ancient Egypt. Listen from your guide the stories behind each part of the temple and how it was saved between 2001-2003 with a long-term conservation treatment plan. Most of the New Kingdom kings added parts to the Karnak temple-like Tuthmosis III, Ramses II, Seti I, Hatshepsut, Amenhotep III, and Akhenaton.

Valley of the Kings
Valley of the Kings

Valley of the kings is the greatest, most popular, and most visited place on the West bank of the River Nile. Valley of the kings painted tombs allow visitors a glimpse at the magical formula and the death rituals of ancient Egypt. Most of the New Kingdom Pharaohs (62 Pharaohs) were buried in rock-cut tombs in the valley of the kings. Valley of the kings was and still, one of the MUST GO destinations in Egypt as it is the burial site for the boy king Tutankhamon. Visit 3 tombs and admire some of the ancient sarcophagus, paintings, and stories of the UNESCO world heritage site since 1997.

Hatshepsut temple
Hatshepsut temple

Hatshepsut temple is a unique mortuary temple located on the West bank of the River Nile and it is one of the most beautiful sites on the west bank of the Nile. One of the most impressive sites in Luxor and was modeled after another temple 500 years earlier temple for Mentuhotep II, founder of the Middle Kingdom. Hatshepsut was the only female monarch to rule for every long term for almost 23 years and she was the daughter of King Thutmose I, the half-sister and wife of Thutmose II, and stepmother of Thutmose III. Hatshepsut temple was designed into the cliff and it consists of 3 terraces connected with two ramps. Here you can see some of the most important stories on this temple like the divine birth of the queen, Punt expedition, Hathor chapel, and Anubis chapel.

Colossi of Memnon
Colossi of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon are the second-highest statues in Egypt after those of Abu Simbel. Once that statues were decorating the entrance of the biggest mortuary temple on the west bank of the Nile for king Amenhotep III. The statues depicting Amenhotep III as a seated king on the throne with the royal symbols above his head with small figures of his mother and wife beside his legs.
The statues are carved from one single block of stones, and each weighs 720 tons. The name Memnon came from the Greek hero Memnon who fell at Troy, such a nice story you will know its details from your guide. The excavation of the temple has been undertaken and still continues now. Many newly discovered steles, busts, statues, columns, and much more small pieces will be recollected together one day.
In 27 B.C., a fierce earthquake in Luxor caused severe damages to both statues. Moreover, many cracks appeared in both statues. hence why strange sounds were occasionally heard due to wind

Luxor to Hurghada

At the end of your Hurghada to Luxor day drip, we will drive you back to your hotel in Hurghada.

Lunch
Lunch

Freshly cooked lunch is included in the tour and will be taken in a local restaurant with Nile view between the visits.

Included/Excluded

  • Round transfer from the hotel and back
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • Entrance fee for all the sights mentioned above
  • The Tomb of Tutankhamun KV 62
  • The Tomb of King Sethi I KV 17
  • The Tomb of Ramesses V & Ramesses VI KV 9
  • Short Nile Cruise
  • Tipping

Tour's Location

Hurghada, Egypt
from €75

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