Private Day Trip to Luxor from Sharm El Sheikh

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Pick up 05:00 AM
Duration 16:30 Hours
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Transfer from the Sharm el Sheikh hotel to the airport.
Fly to Luxo around 50 minutes.
Our guide will meet you at Luxor airport, the visit of the West Bank.
Visit of the Colossi of Memnon.
Visit to the Temple of Hatshepsut.
The Valley of the Kings tour and 3 different tombs exploration.
An optional visit to Tutankhamun's tomb.
Lunch in a local restaurant.
Visit to Karnak Temples.
Felucca ride to Bananas island, optional.
Shopping in local bazaars.
Transfer to Luxor airport.
Fly back to Sharm el Sheikh.
Transfer from Sharm airport for your hotel.

Full Description

Private Day Trip to Luxor from Sharm El Sheikh by pane, get more variety of places to visit, things to do and time to stay, ideal option for curious travellers: Karnak and Luxor temples, Hatshepsut and Ramesseum, Valley of the Queens and Kings' valley tours.

About Luxor city

Luxor, which developed into the great capital of the Egyptian empire, had no particular importance during the 1st thousand years of Egypt’s ancient history. It is one of the oldest cities in the world but we don't know when exactly Luxor was built. It was only after the collapse of the Old Kingdom when the Thebans emerged victorious and launched Egypt on its second great period: the middle Kingdom. However Luxor was the capital for only a short period. The most significant even in Luxor was introduction of the god Amon Ra and the building of modest shrines in his honour.

On the way to Luxor

You do not need to worry about transfers as we do pickups from any hotel in Sharm el Sheikh. We will pick up from your hotel in Sharm el Sheikh. as per the time stated in your invoice, as a rule between 04:45 am and 05:15 am depending on your hotel location. Our representative will transfer you by a/c van to Sharm el Sheikh International Airport, will give you some instructions so you will catch your flight to Luxor hassle free. Flight to Luxor takes just 50 minutes. Our English speaking guide will be waiting for you outside the arrival hall of Luxor airport with the sign "".

West Thebs exploration

Our first destination will be West bank where we will visit the west Thebes. On the way to the Valley of the Kings we will have a short stop at Colossi of Memnon to take some pictures with these gigantic statues. These two somewhat weathered seated statues greet visitors to the necropolis. They are all that remain of what was once the largest mortuary temple in the necropolis, that of Amenhotep III.

Deep in the limestone hills to the north-west of Deir el Bahri is a remote valley known as the Valley of the Kings . Here are the pharaohs of the 18th, 19th & 20th Dynasties chose their eternal resting place. Thutmose I was the 1st pharaoh to excavate a tomb in the barren valley, and to construct his mortuary temple at the edge of the verdant valley. Here the most famous King Tutankhamen is situated. Can be optionally visited on your day tour (150 LE per ticket . This famous tomb is among the smallest in the Valley of the Kings but the only one that was found unrobed. The five thousand-odd objects cataloged from the tomb represent a unique accumulated collection and, perhaps, the richest placed in any tomb. Our visit includes entrance to 2 different tombs, so you can get an idea about Pharaonic funerary art.

Queen Hatshipsut temple

Next stop at the most beautiful temple of the Valley Queen Hatshipsut temple at Deir el Bahari. This terraced sanctuary designed by queen’s architect Senmut is the most beautiful temple in the necropolis. Her temple was designed like the adjacent 11th Dynasty mortuary temple of Mentuhotep the Great, with terraced courts. These rose, one above the other, by connecting inclined planes at the centre.

East Bank & Karnak temple

Lunch in a local restaurant in Luxor on set menu basis will be offered.

After lunch we'll go to the East bank to explore huge temples of Karnak which has no equal in the world. It is not a single temple, but temple within temple, shrine within shrine, where almost all the pharaohs, particularly of the new Kingdom, wished to record their names & deeds for posterity. Its famous Great Hypostyle hall has 134 columns arranged in sixteen rows, covers an area of 4,983 square metres. It is the largest single chamber of any temple in the world. The hall was decorated throughout. All the walls and the shafts of the columns were covered with reliefs & inscriptions showing adoration of the deities, especially Amon-Ra.

Nile felucca to Banana island

Nile felucca ride to Banana island to discover a vast collection of banana plants, to enjoy sailing along the Nile and to observe a beautiful Egyptian countryside and its islands is offered optionally.

Let's return to Sharm el Sheikh

By the end of the program you will get some time for shopping and then transfer to Luxor airport to catch your flight back to Sharm el Sheikh where our representative will meet you and transfer to your hotel.

  • All transfers by a/c van in Sharm el Sheikh & Luxor
  • Return flight tickets Sharm/Luxor/Sharm
  • Entrance fees to Karnak temples, Valley of the kings, Queen Hatshepsut temple, Memnon colossi
  • Professional English speaking Egyptologist tour guide
  • Lunch in a local restaurant on set menu basis
  • Drinks in the restaurant during lunch
  • Entrance to Tut Ankh Amon tomb in Luxor
  • Felucca ride to Banana island in Luxor
  • Tipping
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program

What to take with you
  • Passport with full visa of Egypt
  • Breakfast box from your hotel reception
  • Extra cash
  • Hat & Sun-glasses
  • Water

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Luxor with your private guide
5 / 5
Marcus , 15 Dec 2015
We did Luxor trip and that was extra special thanks to Ahmed our guide and Mohammed our driver. Thanks to both for making it such a special day that we will never forget.

Published: 12 Dec 2018 Last update: 04 Apr 2024