Day Trip To Luxor From Sharm El Sheikh By Flight
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Pick up from your hotel in Sharm el Sheikh, transfer to Sharm el Sheikh airport, fly to Luxor. The flight will take around 50 minutes. Meet in Luxor airport by our professional english speaking tour guide and transer by air-conditioned van to the west bank of Thebes. West Bank visit The West Bank of Luxor is known as the city of dead. It is the funerary complex of the ancient Egyptians. Here you have the opportunity to let go off anything that has died and no longer serves you using the power of the god Anubis, jackal headed god of the underworld. Explore the cycles of birth, death and rebirth which are rooted in Ancient Egyptian mythology.
Visit the famous Valley of the Kings ( 3 tombs ). The Valley of the Kings is the ancient cemetery of the pharaohs of the New Kingdom and is hidden in the mountains on the West Bank of Luxor , between the two limestone hills of Gurna. It was named by Francois Champollion as Valley of the Kings . All of the tombs were robbed in antiquity, except for the tomb of the boy king, Tutankhamun which was found completely intact in 1922 by Howard Carter. The Valley of the Kings holds 63 registered tombs and recently 2 more tombs have been found. Your visit includes entry into 3 tombs, however if you wish to see either the tomb of Tutankhamun or Ramses 6, there is an additional ticket cost.
Hatshepsut temple Tour at el Deir El Bahary
Hatshepsut is a mortuary temple with a unique design as it is the only temple in Egypt built in terrace formation into the cliff face. Hatsheptsut was a famous female pharaoh who wore a false beard and all the trappings of the male pharaohs in order to claim the throne for herself. There are chapels dedicated to Hathor the goddess of motherhood, joy, love, peace, happiness and music, and chapels dedicated to Anubis, the god of mummification and death, and Amun-Ra the king of the gods. On the temple walls are reliefs showing the first commercial trading expedition to Somalia (ancient land of Punt ).
Visit The Colossi of Memnon
The Colossi of Memnon are the only remaining standing statues fronting the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III and show the pharaoh sitting on his throne. The temple itself was destroyed in an earthquake and much of the ruins were used in other building works by other pharaohs. However, in recent years, new excavations have revealed many statues and other artefacts buried underground, including many statues of the goddess Sekhmet. Lunch meal will be served during the tour in a high quality local restaurant in Luxor.
Visit the famous Karnak temples
Karnak Temple is the largest ancient temple complex in Egypt measuring 62 acres. It was in use continuously for 1700 years. The main temple area was dedicated to Amun-Ra, the patron god of Luxor and it has the largest Hypostyle Hall (columned hall) in the world which is unrivalled. Within the complex is the small chapel dedicated to the goddess Sekhmet and the chapel of the Divine Adoratrice which is often known as the Osiris chapel. Karnak Temple complex is one of the major sights of Ancient Egypt and within its bounds the sacred energies of Ancient Egypt can still be felt.
Free time and opportunity for shopping tour in Luxor to the Old Market and Famous Bazaars. Back to Sharm el Sheikh . At the end of the day transfer to Luxor airport and from there fly back to Sharm El Sheikh, direct transfer to your hotel.
- Pick up and drop off services from your hotel in Sharm El sheikh
- Admission fees to the sites in Luxor as per itinerary
- Lunch during the tour at local restaurant in Luxor
- Egyptologist English speaking tour guide in Luxor
- 1 Mineral water and soft drink during the tour
- All transfer by A/c van class in Hurghada and Luxor
- Sharm - Luxor 08:40 / 9:30
Luxor - Sharm 21:45 / 22:30
All our tour guides are knowledgeable Egyptologist with at least 5 years experience. Also they have academic qualifications to make your tour such a success.
All our vehicles in Luxor and Sharm El Sheikh are modern air-conditioned with professional drivers
Extra charge for Wheelchair traveler to provide:
1. Personal care from our staff throughout the trip
2. Accessible modern air-conditioned vehicles provided
3. Selected hotels & Nile cruises with accessible room/cabin facilities
4. Wheelchair if required
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