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Luxor Tour from Hurghada

 
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Discover Luxor's most impressive ancient sights on our day tour from Hurghada to Luxor. We'll see 2 amazing temples, the royal burial ground of the valley of the kings where Tutankhamen's tomb was discovered and make time for a delicious lunch

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Luxor Tour from Hurghada

Our fantastic day tour tour from Hurghada to Luxor gives you the opportunity to see Luxor's biggest attractions in one fun-filled day.

We'll start the tour by picking you up early from your hotel in Hughada and travel to Luxor in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach. On arrival to the magnificent City of Luxor, it won't take you long to realise why this historically rich sight is regarded as the "World's largest open-air museum".

Karnak Temple

On arrival to Luxor together with your Egypt Excursions highly trained, knowledgeable and friendly tour guide we'll explore Karnak - "the greatest example of workmanship in history". The Karnak Temple complex - known simply as Karnak, comprises a vast mix of temples, chapels and other buildings dating back as far as the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom. The area surrounding Karnak was the ancient Egyptian's main place of worship of the eighteenth dynasty.

Our guided tour will take you around the impressive and vast open-air museum of Karnak, the second largest ancient religious site in the world and the second most visited historical site in Egypt after the Great Pyramids of Cairo.

The size, diversity and complexity of the ancient buildings of Karnak are due to the length of time Karnak was developed over, with approximately 30 pharaohs contributing to it over their respective reigns of Egypt, this is unheard of from any other temples in Egypt.

Walking around Karnak you'll see a staggering amount of carvings all over the stone built temples, representing the gods and figures worshiped from the very ancient to the different gods worshiped in the later stages of ancient Egyptian civilization. Almost all our customers comment on how intricately detailed the carvings on Karnak temple are, bearing in mind the enormous size of the complex, and describe a feeling of awe similar to that of seeing the great Pyramids up close. Questions of "How did they achieve this!?" are regularly asked, especially when you consider the age of the temple.

One of the more notable things you'll see as you make your way around Karnak is the Hypostle Hall, an enormous hall area of 5,000 m2 with 134 massive 10 meter tall columns arranged in 16 rows. The architraves on top of these columns weigh 70 tons, so the general theory is that they were built using massive levers requiring a great level of balance and time to get the massive stones to such a great height. There are many alternate theories to explain the building of Karnak, if you're interested then feel free to ask our guide.

Hatshepsut Tempe Tour

Next we'll continue our tour of Luxor's most impressive ancient sights at the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari along the Niles West Bank.

Widely regarded as one of the "incomparable monuments of Ancient Egypt", this beautiful temple is different to many other ancient Egyptian temples with its lengthy terraces split over 3 levels. On our tour of Hatsepsut's temple we'll see the story of how Queen Hatshepsut came to be a female pharoh through colourful reliefs in the temple walls and ceilings. As always, your Egyptologist tour guide will tell you everything you want to know about this magnificent place from it's rich history to how it was built, as well as explaining what some of the hieroglyphics mean.

Hatshesut's temple is a magnificent place that has to be seen on your day tour in Luxor.

A Delicious Lunch

After a fantastic morning exploring some of Luxor's impressive temples, we'll relax along the Nile at a local restaurant for a delicious buffet lunch and some drinks.

Valley of the Kings

No trip to Luxor would be complete without seeing the Valley of the Kings!

The Pyramids of Giza were built for the Pharaohs of Egypt's Old Kingdom, but the Pharaohs of the New Kingdom wanted to be closer to the source of their dynastic roots in the south and so built splendid crypts in the barren dessert hills to the west of Luxor, in the Valley of the Kings.

The ancient Egyptians built massive public monuments to their pharaohs, but they also built hidden underground mausoleums that no one was ever meant to see, it's these tombs now excavated in the Valley of the Kings that we'll be seeing on our tour. The Valley of the Kings became a royal burial ground for the Pharaohs such as Tutankhamen and Ramses II, as well as other royal figures in society such as queens, high priests and other elites of the 18th,19th and 20th dynasties.

These ancient tombs tell of elaborate preparations for the next world in which pharaohs would need their bodies as they join the gods and so would require mummification to keep it in good order. Within these well hidden tombs was also vast amounts of treasure, food, linen, flowers, beer, wine and everything else a kings would need in the next world even including beloved companions from this life.

It was widely believed that the Valley of the Kings had given up all it's secrets and that all the tombs had been found throughout the thousands of years since their construction, however Howard Carter's find of king Tutankhamen's tomb in 1922 proves that there may still be tombs waiting to be found.

Return to your Hurghada Hotel

After seeing Luxor's most impressive sights on our famous tour of Luxor from Hurghada we'll travel back to your hotel in Hurghada by air conditioned coach, getting back around 8:30 PM. in the evening.

Luxor Tour from Hurghada Reviews

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Luxor Tour from Hurghada
Fantastic day visiting Luxor - We got to see far more than expected
Guide & driver was great

Warning ! - This tour is a very long hot day ! - Not suitable for young children !

Highly recommend this tour company !
WILKINSON from HULL - ENGLAND - 15th Jun 2018
Luxor Tour from Hurghada
Luxor transpires of beauty in all its rock.
We did not know what to expect when only the night before we decide to embark on this adventurous trip.
The journey was a marvel of change, from the sea to the desert to end the Egyptian countryside, I felt like I was living in one of the many Egyptian films. The day began with a welcome from Mahmoud, who with patience and so much knowledge made us discover this treasure unknown to us. From the temples, the valley of The Kings to the cruise on the Nile, with care and attention Mahmoud made sure that our day was pleasant. I think a single day in Luxor is not enough, it need more time to explore it deeply.
Fatima Ezzahra from Uk - 5th May 2018
Luxor Tour from Hurghada
We had travelled by an Air-conditioned car for approximately 5 hours to Luxor with a halfway resting point. I found the whole travel interesting to watch as we had changed from the sea, desert, and agricultural lands. When arriving in Luxor, we were welcomed by MARWA. MARWA was very approachable and friendly and straight away made us all feel comfortable and ready to go on the tour. She was an excellent tour guide in which she was able to tell us about the sites that we visited and answer any other questions that we had. She was passionate about giving the right information and making sure we were able to see all the best places. She never rushed us around and gave us plenty of time to take in the surroundings. MARWA had given us the opportunity to take a boat trip onto the Nile, this was amazing to see all the lands and locals that surround the Nile. MARWA had chosen a nice restaurant for us all to eat in, the food and the service was to a great standard.

Additional information - I thoroughly enjoyed the whole day experience! MARWA was a brilliant Tour guide, couldn't recommend more. I Will be travelling back to Egypt once again for the experience but will be taking a 2-day tour in Luxor with MARWA as I feel that there is so much more to see.
Kelly Brookes from Lincolnshire - England - 30th Apr 2018
Luxor Tour from Hurghada
Excellent day from start to finish. Driver came on time very polite and friendly. Our tour guide was very good spoke excellent English and made the tour very interesting. When I go again I will make the trip again but this time do the 2 days. Many thanks for a great day out.
Harry Fawcett - 25th Mar 2018
Luxor Tour from Hurghada
I can’t wait to come back and see more with you!

We booked the private Hurghada to Luxor tour, when I saw the pick up time I was dreading it (4am)... However, the quality of the vehicle and the driver quickly started to make my fears and apprehension dissolve.

On route to Karnak we met our tour guide, Marwa. Marwa is so knowledgeable and friendly we had an amazing time. From the onset Marwa was friendly and approachable- no question was a stupid question and she had the answers at her fingertips.

I wanted to buy some gifts for family and friends and Marwa and the driver fitted in the time during the tour to do this.

The buffet lunch on the banks of the Nile was good too- lovely baklava!

I can’t recommend this tour enough- despite not experiencing the other guides I can highly recommend asking for Marwa as I couldn’t fault her!

Definitely pay the extra for the Tomb of the Golden Boy King (Tutankhamun)!
Hussien from England - 3rd Mar 2018
Luxor Tour from Hurghada
Firstly this was our highlight of our recent trip to Egypt.

It is a long day being picked up from our hotel at 4.45am (on time) and returning around 9pm but worth it!

We were picked up in a nice mini bus and after collecting another couple were on our way to Luxor. Our driver was extremely friendly and we had some interesting exchanges with him with his broken English.

We met our guide Marwa at Luxor and was very pleasantly surprised that she was going to be our guide all day for the 4 of us. She was brillant and our visits to the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Kanak Temple etc were made very special by her

Outstanding value compared to Thomas Cook prices for same tour (£80 cheaper for both of us and a personal guide)

I would recommend Egypt Excursions and would use again when visiting Egypt
Dave Chisholm from England (Northampton) - 3rd Feb 2018
Luxor Tour from Hurghada
We actually booked this trip when we were in Egypt. Spoke to Mohammed on the phone literally the day before and he was able to sort it out for us. This excursion here is for a coach trip shared with other people. However you can ask for the private trip at a small extra cost. We got the private one as we would be able to enjoy it more and not have to wait around for other people, also it is alot better as you can have a one on one with your guide too. So again a rep picked us up from our hotel and we were on our way to Luxor. the drive is about 3 hours. Once we arrived we met up with our guide Marwa. She was absolutely lovely, spoke english very well, very friendly and knowledgeable. She taught us alot about everything! This is also another trip i would recommend with a lovely lunch included.
At an extra cost if you want you can also take a boat trip down the Nile.
Jennifer from London - 10th Oct 2017

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Luxor Tour from Hurghada Customer Questions

Asked By: Asked by Mrs. Mary Anne Gugan
on 19th July 2017
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Luxor Tour from Hurghada
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Hi Mohammad, we had a private tour of Cairo with your company from Sharm el Sheik in August 2014. We had a fantastic day and would like to use you again but this time for a private tour of Luxor from Hurgarda. As well as all the sights of the Valley of the Kings and Luxor its self we have heard about a little island that can be reached by sail boat and wondered if it would b possible to incorporate this into the day as well? We will be staying at the Premier Le Reve hotel and arrive on 11/08/17. We would like to go to Luxor on Thursday 17/08/17. Please could you see if this would be possible for us to do.
Thank you
Kind regards
Mary Anne Gugan

Welcome back to our lovely country regarding your Private Luxor trip from Hurghada For Sure this is possible , also you can book the 2 days private trip if you have time to cover every thing in Luxor . but if you want only one day private trip also this is available with us !

Asked By: Asked by Patrick Connor
on 3rd January 2017
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Luxor Tour from Hurghada
FAQ Catagory:Specific Excursion

Hi, there seems to be limited info regarding this trip, could you please let me know if the £47 fee is all in and that there are no extras tp pay .
Many thanks,
Patrick

yes this is the total cost for this trip with a group , normally our group in this trip between 5 and 10 persons .

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