Two Day Trip to Luxor from Hurghada
We offer experience Two Day trip to Luxor from Hurghada. You will have the opportunity to explore all of the world renowned sites in Luxor on both the east and the west banks of the Nile river. Visit Karnak & Luxor temples and the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsuit temple as well as the two colossi of Memnon. More over there is free time to wander around the city of Luxor at leisure.Then turn back to Hurghada.
Let’s summarize some informaions about some attractions you will visit during Two Day trip to Luxor from Hurghada;
Valley of the Kings:
Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great Pharaoh King Ramses II and boy Pharaoh King Tutankhamen. The tombs well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs still well preserved.
It is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.
Colossi of Memnon:
Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor.
No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak temple. the largest temple complex ever built by man. It represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak actually three main temples situated on 247 acres of land.
You will be picked you up from your hotel in Hurghada and start drive by your AC modern vehicle for about 04:00 hours to Luxor. On arrival, you will check in to your hotel and then pick up for your Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Continue to visit Karnak Temple the largest religious site in Egypt. Enjoy walking along the avenue of sphinxes, see the awesome hall of columns at the Hypostyle hall, the obelisks, and the great scarab beetle next to the sacred lake. And Then, you will have an additional free time to explore at leisure
Proceed to visit Luxor temple, which was once joined to the temples of Karnak by a three-kilometer long Avenue of Sphinx, a portion of which marks the entrance to the temple. The rear part of the temple constructed by Amenhotep III (1391–1353 BC), while the entrance built by Ramses II (1290–1223 BC). In addition to Tutankhamon, Horemheb and Alexander the great added some constructions to the temple. After finished, transfer back to your Hotel & overnight
Optional: Sound & Light show at Karnak temple
After breakfast and check out, continue with your 2 Day trip to Luxor from Hurghada. Today, you will cross the Nile to the West Bank. Visit the Valley of the Kings, the burial place of the Kings of Thebes. You will visit 3 tombs of the most famous pharaohs of Egypt’s new kingdom (1550 – 1080 BC). If you wish to visit the tomb of Tutankhamun and Ramses VI. (Extra ticket on spot).
Continue to visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the famous female ruler of Egypt who posed as a male to gain the throne. The funerary temple of the Queen is the most striking monuments in Egypt, built at the bottom of al Qurna mountain in Luxor’s west bank.
There will be time for a brief photo stop at the Colossi of Memnon, marks the site of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. Lunch will be served at high quality local restaurant. After finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Hurghada
Optional: Hot air balloon over Luxor at sunrise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.