Egypt Tours : Luxor Day Tour from Hurghada by vehicle
Excursion Cairo in hurgada branch representative will pick you up from your hotel in Hurghada; you will be transferred to Luxor by airconditioned vehicle. The way takes 3,5 hours driving with majestic view of mountains of the western desert. Upon arrival at Luxor, you will start your tour by visiting Karnak Temple; the largest Temple in the World!
The complex contains a group of Temples such as the Great Temple of Amon Ra, The Temple of Khonso, The Ipt Temple, The Temple of Ptah, the Temple of Montho and the Temple of the God Osiris. A 20m high, mud brick enclosure wall, surrounded all of these buildings. The temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples located about 3 kilometers north of Luxor on 100ha (247 acres) of land.
Luxor Temple was the center of the most important festival,
the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Rameses II, the temple’s purpose was as a setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office. Proceed your trip to visit Valley of The Kings, which was the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, and is located on the west bank at Luxor. Then to the Temple of Deir ElBahri of Queen Hatshpsute which is one of the most characteristic temples in the whole of Egypt, due to its design and decorations. It was built of limestone, not sandstone like most of the other funerary temples of the New Kingdom period. Finally to Colossi of Memnon, two colossal statues, was stayed guard at entrance of Amenhotep III temple in ancient times, and only remaining nowadays.
Name Colossi of Memnon means ‘Ruler of the Dawn’ and was probably given; because of ‘singing’ at dawn one of the statue. Moreover; lunch is going to be served during your trip.
Back to your hotel in Hurghada in the evening
Pick up services from your hotel & return.
All transfers by a private airconditioned vehicle.
Private English Egyptology guide.
Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.
Entrance fees for all Sightseeing mentioned.
All service charges and taxes.
Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
Price 115 USD/Person ( min 2 perople)