New Day Tour from Hurghada to Explore The History of Egyptians pharaohs in Luxor

Cultural & Theme Tours in Luxor
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Discover the new historical places in Luxor, Temple of Luxor, The Tombs of The Workers of Deir El-Medina and Temple of Ramses III of Medinet Habu.Enjoy trying bananas and taking your traditional Egyptian lunch on Casserole (Tajin) in Banana Island

Our driver and Egyptology guide will collect you from your Hurghada hotel at 5am to begin the 4-hour drive to Luxor by, air-conditioned vehicle - be sure to request a breakfast box from reception. Start on the East Bank of the Nile, with a tour of Luxor Temple, is among the most beautiful temples in Egypt. During the New Kingdom, Amenhotep III built Luxor Temple. Amenhotep, son of Habu, was the genius architect and overseer of construction. The Temple ran close and parallel to the river Nile from north to south and was constructed on the site of a small Temple of Amon, built by kings of the 12th dynasty. At the time of Amenhotep III, the Temple was only 190m in length and 55m in width. Luxor Temple was consecrated to Amon Ra's fertility aspect. Relaxing when cross to on the West Bank of the Nile to explore Banana Island by the felucca in the peaceful River, They will offer you some bananas to try their taste and take your traditional Egyptian lunch on Casserole (Tajin). Explore The Tombs of Inerkhau and Sennedjem in The Tombs Of The Workers Of Deir El-Medina "Ta Set Maat" is one of the interesting historical sites which are commonly missed by most tourists who get attracted by other famous ancient areas in the West Bank of Luxor like the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, and the charming temple of Hatshepsut. Situated in a valley at the foot of the Theban Mountain, Deir El Medina was the home of the artists, craftsmen, and workers who created, built, and ornamented the royal and private tombs of the Kings and Queens of Egypt which dazzled the whole world when they were discovered, were never less elegant. They consisted of a cult chapel with the entrance ornamented with a mud-brick pyramid and a burial chamber which was decorated with charming paintings. There will be time for a photos stop at the Colossi of Memnon, which mark the site of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. These two giant statues standing tall and proud on the West Bank are all that remain of the ancient complex. Continue drive to visit Temple of Ramses III of Medinet Habu is one of the largest memorial temples in Egypt. It measures 320 m in length (east to west) and about 200 m in width (north to south). After Ramses III died, the temple was built to commemorate him by orders of the King himself. You will discover the outstanding wall reliefs, enormous depictions of pharaohs, gods and battles; one section serves as an accounting system for notching up vanquished enemies. There are also highly impressive hieroglyphs on both walls and columns. Other extant structures besides the Mortuary Temple itself include the Memorial of King Horemheb and the lavishly decorated tombs of favored New Kingdom Finally we will return back to your hotel in Hurghada with one of your golden memories for years to come.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Multilingual escort throughout tour
  • Lunch in Luxor
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water

What's not included

  • Exclusions Gratuities (optional)
  • Breakfast (please order a Breakfast box from your hotel)
  • Any optional tour