Explore the wonders of Luxor on a full-day tour from Hurghada. See some of Egypt’s most spectacular sites along the Nile River at the city formerly known as Thebes. Tour the Valley of the Kings and visit the ruins of temples and an alabster factory.
Enjoy an unforgettable day trip from Hurghada to Luxor and see the ancient ruins of Thebes and the spectacular Valley of the Kings. Discover a treasure trove of history, with visits to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Karnak Temple. You will be picked up early in the morning from your hotel in Hurghada, for the transfer by luxury air-conditioned bus to the ancient city of Thebes. Drive along the beautiful Nile River Valley and look out at a scenery of mountains and desert. At the end of the 4-hour drive, you will be met by a guide who will lead you around the ruins. Discover a land of mystery, complexity, and ancient wonders as you cross the Nile to the West Bank to visit the famed Valley of the Kings. Tour the incredible complex of 63 tombs of Pharaohs that dates back nearly 4,000 years. See the royal tombs, decorated with scenes from Egyptian mythology that give clues to the beliefs and funerary rituals of the period. Almost all of the tombs have been opened and robbed in antiquity, but they still give an idea of the opulence and power of the rulers of the time. Next, visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most successful female rulers of all time. Continue to the Colossi of Memnon, and admire the 2 massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Drive back to the East Bank, where you will enjoy a local lunch and freshen up. Finally, visit the Karnak Temple, and go to an alabaster factory and a papyrus bazaar.