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Group Tour to Luxor from Hurghada by bus to visit tourists attractions: Karnak temple, Hatshepsut temple Deir el-Bahari, Memnon Colossi, Valley of the Queens and Nefertari tomb.
The distance between Hurghada and Luxor is about 209 KM (130 miles), the drive by bus takes around 3 hr 30 min via Hurghada Safaga Qena Luxor route. Pick up in the early morning from any hotel in Hurghada, then drive by bus from Hurghada to Luxor. Should you wish to be picked up from other areas including Makadi Bay, Sahl Hashish, El Gouna or Safaga additional transfer fee will be applied. Transfer to Luxor is by AC vehicle. Arrival in Luxor and meet with our English speaking Egyptologist guide.
Luxor attractions are a family friendly sightseeing, suitable for old people and children. Luxor has one third of the world’s ancient monuments, It is a good trip for Children as they can learn a lot about Ancient Egyptian history, Luxor also considered to be one of the most tourists attractions for visitors from a Britain and USA.
The best time to visit Luxor from October to April, where you can escape the cold in Europe or America, winter time in Luxor is warm and sunny, the temperature between 26° and 32° .
First part of our day will be dedicated to the east bank visit. Our goal is the Greatest religious complex of all times Karnak Temple. It is not just one temple, but temple within temple. So many small temples and shrines can be discovered there, old and new pylons, Sacred lake and a famous statue of a Scarab. We will spend around two hours walking inside temple and taking great pictures of the area.
Now time to cross the Nile and discover Valley of the Queens. Here we will enter some tombs of great queens which will be opened to public on the day of our visit.
Next stop on the way to Queen Hatshepsut temple, a woman Pharaoh Queen, it is believed that there was a woman in old days named Hatshepsut. It was not possible for women to be a queen or rule the country during those days in Egypt. She was used to dress up like a man, no one knew that it was a woman. Her identity was revealed only after her death. A mortuary of this Queen is situated in the middle of the desert close to Luxor city and known as Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
Now we have a change to be at newly discovered and restored Memnon Colossi and Amenhotep III temple.
After the visit let’s have a look inside an Alabaster factory and discover how in ancient Egypt Egyptians made their vessels and jars. Lunch in a local restaurant (drinks are not included and can be ordered with extra charge will be offered in the city after visits).
After we finish our Luxor city exploration we will move back to Hurghada.