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Private Guided Tour: Discover Luxor East and West Banks From Marsa Alam

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Description

Tour Availability: Daily

Pick up Time: 5 am(Available to change)

Tour Type: Private

Tour Duration: 15 hours

Pick up Location: Marsa Alam hotels.

Tour Language: English, Arabic, Spanish (other languages available with extra charge upon your r equest). 

Experience real Egypt and visit a selection of Luxor’s most important and iconic landmarks on both east and west banks of the Nile in one day from Marsa Alam. Admire the well preserved monuments and enjoy your journey guided by a professional Egyptologist tour guide. Visit Karnak Temple on the East bank and then see the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple on the West Bank. Explore the real Egyptian life and enjoy a felucca ride over the majestic river Nile for one hour. With door-to-door transport by an air-conditioned vehicle and lunch included.

  • Explore Luxor’s East and West banks with a qualified Egyptologist guide from Marsa Alam
  • Visit the UNESCO-listed Valley of the Kings and admire the tombs of the ancient Pharaohs
  • Marvel at ancient wonders such as the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, and Karnak Temple
  • Be amazed by Nile River from a traditional felucca
  • Shop in the original papyrus institutes and the alabaster factory in Luxor
  • Convenient hotel pickup, drop-off and lunch are included but beverages not included.

itinerary

This exciting tour will start with a pick up from your hotel in Marsa Alam at 5 am in an air conditioned vehicle, then begins the 4-5 hour journey towards Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor around 9:30 to 10 am, meet your guide for the tour and head to the first stop of the day, Karnak Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Listed site. Once within the walls you will marvel at the dimensions of the courtyards and halls of this, the world’s largest religious complex. Wander around this fascinating location with your guide and learn about the many generations of pharaohs that once were here. Excavation of this temple only began in the 19th century and it is still ongoing

Enjoy a tasty lunch served in a local restaurant with views across the famous River Nile (beverages are not included). Then travel to the Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to 20th dynasty. 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. Next, visit the iconic Colossi of Memnon, 2 massive stone statues that 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, sail aboard a traditional felucca boat, for one hour cruise along the Nile — the perfect way to end your day. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Marsa Alam .

Additional Information:

  • 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.
  • You will need to carry Egyptian money cash for the Tipping to The guide and driver.
  • You will need to pay all the entrance fees to the sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary by card.
  • Other languages are available with extra charge upon your request.

Included:

  • Pickup service from your Hotel and return.
  • All transfers by a private A/C. vehicle.
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology Tour guide.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Bottle of water during the tour.

Excluded:

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

Tour Price:

  • Single: 260$ USD
  • 2-15: 190$ USD

Prices:

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year and Easter holidays .

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 04.99 Free of Charge.
  • 5 – 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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