This might only be a short 2 day trip to Luxor, but it packs and almighty punch, and it is a superb solution for those who only have a very limited amount of time to explore the wonders of Ancient Egypt. The highlights of this tour include a trip to the ancient ruins of Karnak Temple complex; a visit to the majestic Luxor Temple, and unforgettable experience at the Valley of Kings where more than 60 royal tombs have been discovered, including the tomb of Egypt's most famous pharaoh, King Tut. If time is scarce, and you want a short break you're not likely to ever forget, this 2 day trip to Luxor, Egypt has got all the making of a perfect tour.
No matter what time you arrive, your 2 day trip to Luxor will start with you being met by one of our tour managers. You will then be driven to the luxurious Sonesta St.George Hotel where you will be spending the night.
Our tour manager will help you to check in, and then he will go over the itinerary with you in order to confirm the pick up times. You’ll be offered a free “Welcome” drink, and the remainder of the day can be enjoyed as you wish.
A complimentary dinner will be served at your hotel, so do keep this in mind if you decide to head out.
Meals included: Dinner
After breakfast your guide, along with your driver will be there to pick you up and take you to visit the West Bank where you will see the marvelous Valley of the Kings, a remarkable site where the burial of many kings took place. You can also enter the tomb of King Tutankhamen but you will need to purchase a separate ticket at the site. Also, it is worth noting that there are times when the tomb is closed to the public.
After the Valley of Kings, you will pay a visit to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. This temple was built by the Queen herself who was the daughter of Thutmosis I, the ruler of Egypt for nearly 20 years at the time of the 18th Dynasty (1490-1469 BC). Queen Hatshepsut was the only indigenous woman to rule ancient Egypt. On your journey, you will also be taken past the Colossi of Memnon where you can the remains of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.
From here, you will go to Luxor’s East Bank; have lunch in a good local restaurant, and then it is off to visit the Karnak Temples. This is the greatest historical example of worship, and it was dedicated to the god Amon, his wife Mut, as well as their son Khonsu.
This marks the end of your 2 day trip to Luxor, and you’ll be driven to Luxor Airport for your departure unless you have other travel plans.
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch
NB: In order to enjoy this tour, your out bound flight must be scheduled for after 18:00
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)