Pick up from Safaga port, Trip to Luxor to see Karnak temples and Luxor temple. Spend overnight in a Luxor hotel, tour the valley of the kings, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the colossi of Memnon, and Medinat Habu temple. Transfer you back to Safaga port.
Day 01: Karnak & Luxor Temples:
Our representative will pick you up from Safaga Port by the cruise exit door. After that, you will be transferred by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to Luxor (3 hours drive). Proceed to the Karnak Temples which are the largest sacred place ever built in the history of mankind. The oldest part of the temple dates back to the middle kingdom of Egypt, While the newest part was built by the Ptolemies. Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars. Proceed to Luxor temple which was built by King Amenhotep III and extended by the kings of the new kingdom.
Optional tour, enjoying the spectacular Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temples & overnight in Luxor.
Day 02: Luxor West Bank:
After breakfast in a Luxor hotel, you will be transferred into the West Bank of the River Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III ( Colossi of Memnon ), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs were discovered. Those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it. After that return to your hotel for a quick check-out and lunch before making the return journey to Safaga and the ship.
- Entrance fees of the sites mentioned in the itinerary
- Private tour guiding (Egyptology)
- Mineral bottled water
- Local food
- WiFi onboard
- Air-conditioned modern vehicle
- Pick up and drop off
- Gratuities/tipping (recommended – optional)