Overview

Join our fantastic day tours from Marsa Alam to Luxor and have the chance to see Luxor’s best attractions in two days with a qualified Egyptologist tour guide. Spend wonderful 2-days in Luxor to enjoy your holiday and fantastic excursions to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Luxor Temple, Karnak Temples and more. Enjoy a convenient private rounded transfer at your Marsa Alam hotel. Cruise along the majestic river Nile and make your way to the banana island “an Island covered with banana plantations”, and have your lunch at the island restaurant. Book your proper hotel in Luxor and get ready for the magical tours.

  • Explore the most famous sites around Luxor on both sides of the river in two days
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Sail over the majestic River Nile and visit the Banana Island with lunch included
  • Travel comfortably by a private rounded transportation

Run

Tour Type

Pick up Time

Everyday Private Around 7:00 am

Tour Duration

 Site opening time

2 Day Tours 6 am to 5 pm

Itinerary

Day 1: Marsa Alam Transfer and Luxor East Bank Tour

This amazing tour will start with a pick up from your hotel in Marsa Alam at 7:00 am (available to change) by our English speaking driver in an air conditioned vehicle, then begins the 4-5 hour journey towards Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor around 11:30 am, check in your hotel in Luxor (book it yourself) and relax for couple of hours before the tour to the east bank..

Then, meet your guide for the tour at 3:00 pm and head to the first stop of the day, Karnak Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Listed site built through 2000 years, covering an area of about 63 acres. Listen carefully to the stories and legends to be told by your tour guide. Marvel at the sheer size of the Great Hypo-style Hall, take photos between the huge columns and obelisks. Excavation of this temple only began in the 19th century and it is still ongoing.

In your way to Luxor Temple, stop to see the avenue of sphinxes, once linked the two temples together for the ancient Egyptians New Year Festival.

Proceed to Luxor Temple, which is among the most beautiful temples in Egypt, and was built by king Amonhotep III from the 18th. dynasty and completed by the great king Ramses II during the 19th dynasty, where ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic features are exhibited. Admire its obelisk and well preserved statues. Then, transfer back to your hotel for overnight.

Day 2: Luxor West Bank tour, Banana Island and Departure transfer to Marsa Alam

Have your breakfast and check out with your luggage and be ready for the west bank tour. Your Egyptology tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 8:00 am. Drive in nature for about 35 to 40 minutes to the West Bank to start by visiting the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs from the New Kingdom 18th to 20th dynasty carved their tombs in the mountains aiming to hide their treasure and protect their mummies. With your expert guide, learn about the rulers who are entombed here such as the Great Pharaoh Ramses II and Pharaoh Tutankhamun. Your tour guide will explain everything from outside as no guiding inside the tombs, then explore the best 3 selected tombs from the open ones.

Continue, to Hatshepsut Temple, one of the most beautiful and well-preserved temples of Ancient Egypt. Listen to her interesting story from your Egyptology guide and know how she managed to rule the country for 22 years as a sole Pharaoh. End your tour in the West Bank by a photo stop in front of the gigantic 17 meters statues of Memnon once depicted King Amenhotep III. Marvel at these fascinating sculptures and listen to incredible stories about the rulers and times through which they have lasted.

Finally, drive down to the Nile and board a traditional felucca boat, relax, enjoy the scenery of the Nile views all the way, watch the real Egyptian life, pass by the farmer’s fields with the sugar cane as a major crop in Luxor. Disembark at the Banana Island, where your felucca captain will take you on a walk around the island, covered by the banana, mango, and guava trees. See the pigeon tower and the old irrigation wheel. Enjoy a delicious meal at the island restaurant, eat some sweet banana as a dessert. Sail back to the Nile side to be transferred back to your hotel in Marsa Alam .

Things to Bring:

  • Essentials for the excursion: Passport, comfortable shoes, sunglasses, hat, and sunscreen.
  • Your passport copy is required after booking for a government permission before the travel date
  • Please, send us your hotel name, address and room number when possible before the travel date.

Included:

  • Pickup and drop-off at your Marsa Alam Hotel by a private A/C. vehicle .
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology tour guide.
  • Bottle of water per day
  • Banana Island tour with lunch

Excluded:

  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Hotel accommodation in Luxor.
  • Tipping to the guide and driver.
  • Water or Beverages during the lunchtime at the restaurant.

Tour Price:

  • Single:  $
  • 2-15:  $

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 05.99 Free of Charge.
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.