2 Day Tour: The Best of Luxor from Safaga

2 day tour from port Safaga to see the best monuments of the ancient East and West Bank in Luxor. These monuments include Valley of the Kings (Necropolis of Thebes), Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari),  the Colossi of Memnon, Karnak Temples, Luxor Temple.

You will be guided by a licensed Egyptologist tour guide and transported to all the sites by  air-conditioned vehicle. .

per adult from

$397

NZD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • port pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramses III
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Merenptah
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
    • Entry/Admission - Colossi of Memnon
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramses IV
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Amun
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Ramesses III, Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,
    • Entry/Admission - Obelisk of Thutmoses I
    • Entry/Admission - Avenue of Sphinxes
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Accommodation
    • Any extras not mentioned
    • Any optional tour as indicated in the itinerary
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut)
    • Entry/Admission - Howard Carter House
    • Entry/Admission - Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Merenptah
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramses VI
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Nobles
    • Entry/Admission - Mummification Museum

  • Day 1: Luxor west bank

    Pass By: Luxor Travels, 3 Al Qarna Rd 3, Al Qarna Rd, Luxor 85951 Egypt
    Day 1:On day one in the morning, your friendly driver will pick you up from your Safaga by an air-conditioned vehicle for 2days tour to Luxor. First you will begin at the Valley of the Kings (Necropolis of Thebes), a must-see for Luxor travelers. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be with you to answer any questions you may have. You will also visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut).

    Afterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III. After touring the sites, you will be transferred to your accommodation in Luxor by an air-conditioned vehicle.


    Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
    First you will be transported to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. This ancient necropolis is a must-see for Luxor travelers. There you visit four royal tombs, including the Tomb of Ramses, the Tomb of Horemheb, the Tomb of Merenptah .Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tomb of Ramses III, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Luxor Egypt
    The tomb of Ramesses III, designated as KV 11, is a complex system in the Valley of the Kings. It has been known since antiquity,the wonderful decorations include colourful painted sunken reliefs featuring the traditional ritual texts (Litany of Ra, Book of Gates etc) and Ramses before the gods. Unusual here are the secular scenes, in the small side rooms of the entrance corridor, showing foreign tributes, such as highly detailed pottery imported from the Aegean, the royal armoury, boats and, in the last of these side chambers, the blind harpists that gave the tomb one of its alternative names: ‘Tomb of the Harpers’
    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Tomb of Ramases IX, Valley of the Kings., Luxor Egypt
    Tomb of King Ramesses lX was the third pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty of the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. His name prior to assuming the crown was Amonhirkhopshef. He was the fifth son of Ramesses III and was appointed to the position of crown prince by the twenty-second year of his father's reign when all four of his elder brothers predeceased his promotion to crown prince .

    The tomb has so much colour and detail even the ceiling above the sarcophagi with its goddess Nut stretching across the space. The sarcophagus is one of the largest in the valley, even though some of the paintings have deteriorated this is one of the most decorated.

    Stop At: Tomb of Merenptah, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
    In Egyptian mythology, Ptah is the demiurge of Memphis, god of craftsmen and architects. In the or simply in its falcon form of the new deity, began to be placed in tombs to accompany and protect the dead on their journey to the West of Luxor .Tomb 8, which is located in the Valley of the Kings, was the burial place of the Pharaoh Merneptah and is the model of royal tombs Merneptah was a son of Ramesses II and Queen Isis-Nofret.the tomb was discovered by Howard Carter in 1903. Of coursethere is a material decrease in the number of lateral rooms, and a dramatic increase in the height of the corridors and rooms. He did away with the jogged axis used since the time of Horemheb and instead built the entire tomb on a single axis. Also, for the first time, the entrance was made considerably wider than earlier tombs .
    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), Valley of the Kings, Luxor Egypt
    ntrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun (300.00 EGP) (optional)

    King Tutankhamun, the most famous king in the world. This young king from the New Kingdom was around 10 years old when he ascended the throne and died when he was only 19. You will get the chance to be face to face with his royal mummy in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings

    Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari), the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as Pharaoh. This queen was an ancestor of King Tutankhamun and belonged to the same dynasty.Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as Pharaoh .
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
    the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Howard Carter House, Valley Of The Kings, Luxor Egypt
    Howard Carter House,Pass by without stopping
    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II), West Bank, Luxor Egypt
    Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II) Pass by without stopping
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Merenptah, West Bank of Luxor, Luxor Egypt
    Temple of Merenptah, West Bank of Luxor Pass by without stopping
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Ramses VI, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Luxor Egypt
    Tomb of Ramses VI, Valley of the Kings Pass by without stopping
    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Valley of the Nobles, West Bank near Ramesseum Gurna, Luxor Egypt
    Valley of the Nobles, West Bank Pass by without stopping
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Ramses IV, Valle de Los Reyes, Luxor Egypt
    The tomb of Ramses IV (KV 2) in the Valley of the Kings is rather different than most other tombs built here. This tomb is by far the most spectacular of the other tombs you will see. The hieroglyphics on the wall depict scenes from the Litany of Ra, Book of the Dead, Book of Caverns, the Book of the Heavens, Book of Amduat, and the Book of the Night. The blue and white colors on the walls inside the burial chamber are very vibrant and you can see the king's sarcophagus made of rose-colored granite. There is also a beautiful scene of goddess Nut on the ceiling, where she is depicted swallowing the sun, and it traveling through her stomach, for Nut to give birth to it.

    The tomb has so much colour and detail even the ceiling above the sarcophagi with its goddess Nut stretching across the space. The sarcophagus is one of the largest in the valley, even though some of the paintings have deteriorated this is one of the most decorated.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Luxor west bank

    Stop At: Temple of Amun, Temple of Karnak complex, Luxor Egypt
    Temple of Amun, also known as Karnak Temples. You visit what is considered to be one of the world's greatest architectural masterpieces, namely the complex of Karnak Temples on the East Bank of Luxor. Karnak is a complex of temples built in different reigns, starting with the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Karnak beats every other pharaonic monument: it is simply one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    Temple of Amun, also known as Karnak Temples. You visit what is considered to be one of the world's greatest architectural masterpieces, namely the complex of Karnak Temples on the East Bank of Luxor. Karnak is a complex of temples built in different reigns, starting with the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Karnak beats every other pharaonic monument: it is simply one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Ramesses III, Karnak, Karnak,, Luxor Egypt
    Temple of Ramesses III, Karnak, Karnak,, Luxor Egypt
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Obelisk of Thutmoses I, Luxor Egypt
    Obelisk of Thutmoses I, Luxor Egypt
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Avenue of Sphinxes, between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor Egypt
    Avenue of Sphinxes, between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor Egypt
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    uxor Temple, which is dedicated to the Theben Triad of Amun-Ra, Mut and Khonsu. There you will see the granite statues of Ramses the Great. These ancient temples are a must-see for Luxor travelers.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mummification Museum, Corniche El Nil St. Opposite Mina Palace Hotel, Luxor Egypt
    Mummification Museum, Corniche Pass by without stopping
    Duration: 1 minute

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    SafagaTraveler pickup is offeredplease send us a copy of your passportsin order for us to arrange a transfer permission?Please note that your driver will pick you up outside the harbor entrance and NOT at the dock where you will disembark. We kindly ask you to walk a few minutes to the harbor entrance where you will find your driver waiting for you with a sign of Luxor Travels.Ports
    • Safaga International Maritime Port, Safaga, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt
    • According to ship's arrival time ,In the morning you will be picked up from Safaga harbor by an air-conditioned vehicle In the morning you will be picked up from Safaga harbor by an air-conditioned vehicle
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Luxor Travels

Activity ID: V-8652P76

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