A wonderful opportunity to visit Thebes, the ancient capital of the Pharaohs. See the splendours on both banks of the Nile. Enter awe-inspiring royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings and marvel at the magnificent Temple of Hatschepsut Temple and the eerie Colossi of Memnon. Lunch is included in a top class hotel on the banks of the Nile. Visit the massive scale and beauty of Karnak Temple.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||your hotel lobby in Hurghada, Sahl hasheesh, Makadi bay, Elgouna, Safaga|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Roughly 05:00 from Hurghada or 05:45 from Safaga|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 9:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, Sport shose, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
A profiisional English German Guide will pick up from your hotel in Hurghada, Sahl hasheesh, Makadi bay, Elgouna, Safaga by air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
First driving 60 KM on the coast of the Red Sea southwards to Safaga then 75 km between the chins of the red sea mountains then 95 km in the eastern desert to till we see the green fields of the Nile Valley, turning right to the south and driving 60 km between the fields of the river Nile and the cities of Qena till we reach Luxor.
In Luxor twe Start our tours by visiting the famous Karnak Temple the largest place of worship that was ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built more than two thousand years ago by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant 134 pillars.
You will enjoy your Lunch on the way at a local restaurant in Luxor,
then you will be visiting the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and
then you will visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs 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. Later on you will visit the Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces.
Then you will have the chance to enjoy some Free time at leisure in Luxor for shopping( if you like) at the originals papyrus institutes and the alabaster factory and then you will be driven back to your hotel in Hurghada