On an interesting day tour from Hurghada to Luxor you will get to know the city of palaces, the former city of the pharaohs: nowhere else in Egypt is there a witness to a glorious past like here. Luxor dates back to 2000 BC. as a small village called Wasset. Colossal temples and immaculate works of art still testify to the grandeur and power of ancient Thebes, the magnificent capital of a bygone empire - as well as a cultural and economic center.
After crossing the Nile from east to west, you will find yourself in the Valley of the Kings. Queen Hatshepsut, who reigned for almost a generation, chose a truly beautiful site for her terrace temple - a masterpiece of its time.
The fairytale Colossi of Memnon are carved into the mountains above the Valley of the Kings. Remarkably, the natural colors of the various frescoes and reliefs painted 3000 years ago are still visible, which you can admire for yourself.
The Luxor Day Trip also includes a visit to the Karnak Temples. The Temple of Karnak is by far the largest temple complex in Egypt and the most important place of worship since the time of the pharaohs. It was built over 2,000 years ago. The Ram statue, also known as the Avenue of the Sphinxes, is waiting for you in line. After the first tower you will find the porch in the portico and its 134 columns with reliefs. The sanctuary can be reached through the standing obelisk. Next to it is the sacred lake, which was once used for priestly bathing rituals and temple paraphernalia.
0-2 years: Free
3 -11 years: 50% discount
From 12 years: full price
Payment is made in cash upon the pickup from the hotel and can be made in euros or dollars.
The price includes taxes and insurance
Luxor day trip program from Hurghada by bus
El Karnak Temple
Valley of the Kings
Colossi of Memnon
Pickup by car Early morning, take a modern and comfortable air-conditioned BUS through Safaga and drive along the newly upgraded desert road for about 225 kilometers to reach the Nile Valley at Kina. Along the way, stop at a rest area to use the restroom or stretch your legs before heading to Luxor. (approx. 60 kilometers) you will pass many small and large towns on the densely populated country roads and get to know the really simple life in Egypt.
Now that we have arrived in Luxor (the largest open air museum in the world) you can enjoy your Luxor tour. Arrive after a brief stop to visit the Temple of Karnak, believed to be the largest temple complex in Egypt and the most important place of worship in ancient times.
The bus will take you to West Thebes where you will enjoy a local lunch.
Valley of the Kings
After lunch, explore the world-famous Valley of the Kings with an interior tour of the Tombs of the Kings.
Terrace Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
Then drive to the Terrace Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the ruler for almost a generation, chose a truly beautiful site for her terrace temple - a masterpiece of the time. An interesting place for photographers for great pictures.
The Karnak Temple
El Karnak Temple is by far the largest temple complex in Egypt and the most important place of worship from the time of the Pharaohs. It was built over a period of more than 2,000 years. The ram figures, also known as the avenue of sphinxes, are waiting in line for you. After the first pylon you will find the portico in the vestibule with its 134 columns with relief fittings. Passing standing obelisks you reach the sanctuary. Next to it is the Sacred Lake, which was used for the ritual ablutions of the priests and temple utensils.
Colossi of Memnon
The fairytale Colossi of Memnon are carved into the mountain massif above the Valley of the Kings. Remarkable are the still visible natural colors of the various wall paintings and reliefs, applied 3,000 years ago, which you can admire for yourself.