Luxor Shore Excursion From Safaga Port
Shore Excursion to Luxor "the Ancient Egyptian city of Thebes", Known also as the "world's greatest open air museum". 03 hours driving from the cruise ship exit to explore Luxor East & West banks temples, valley of kings and Karnak temples From Safaga Port.
Facts About Luxor:
- Luxor is an Egyptian city, the capital of Luxor Governorate in Upper Egypt.
- Luxor covers an area of about 416 sq Km with population of 488,000 people.
- Luxor is a great open air museum at the same location of the ancient Thebes.
- Modern Luxor "ancient Thebes" was the capital of Egypt during the New Kingdom
- The River Nile divides Luxor city Modern East bank & the historic West bank.
- The famous Karnak and Luxor temples are standing within the modern in the East.
- The Vally of kings, Queens, Hatshepsut temple and more sites are in West Luxor.
- Luxor current name is taken from the Arabic word "Qasr" which means palaces.
- The weather in Luxor is hot desert like the rest of Egypt with 40 °C in summer.
- Luxor economy depends mainly on tourism industry then the sugarcane agriculture.
- Luxor is served with an international airport, rails, highways and Nile ferries.
- Aswan, Hurghada, El Minya & Safaga are the nearest tourist destinations to Luxor.
- Night shows, air balloon & Nile cruising are popular activities for Luxor visitor.
Morning time we will pick you up for the trip from your cruise at Safaga Port to the visit Luxor. Upon arrival to Luxor you will start the tour at the world famous Karnak temple the largest place of worship ever built. Then you will enjoy a relaxing Lunch en route and then you will be moved into the West Bank of the Nile river to visit the Colossi of Memnon; 2 massive 64 feet quartz statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Then you will enjoy a visit to the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly graced and full of treasures of the pharaohs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary; The temple is Known as the "Splendor of Splendors" and is considered one of the "incomparable monuments of ancient Egypt." Finally you will be escorted with your guide back to the cruise in Safaga Port : departure time from Luxor depends on the departure time of your ship at Safaga Port ( 220km )
- Meet & greet service at Safaga port
- Assistance during excursions
- All tour transfers with AC vehicle
- Academic Egyptologist toutist guide
- Admission fees as per trip itinerary
- Lunch meal in Luxor during trip
- Mineral water & soft drinks on board
- Tour service charges and taxes
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