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Sightseeing in Luxor from Safaga

Available in English Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

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  • Duration

    15 hours

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Tour returns to the original departure point

Key Highlights

  • The Karnak Temples are the largest temple complex ever built by man
  • See the funerary monument of the only woman ruler of Egypt
  • See tombs of pharaohs at the Valley of the Kings
  • See the other side of Egypt during your Safaga holiday
  • Entrance to the Karnak Temples, Valley of the Kings and Luxor Temple are included
  • Lunch in a local restaurant is included
  • Tour is led by an English speaking expert guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip transportation is included


Take a trip to the seven thousand year old Karnak Temples in Luxor – one of the largest temple complexes in history. See the Luxor temple, dedicated to the god Amon Ra, built in the time of Amenhotep II and Ramesses II and learn about religion in ancient Egypt. At the entrance to this temple are two huge statues of the king sitting on his throne. Two obelisks flanked the approach to the temple although one of them now stands at the Concorde Square in Paris.

Don’t miss out the Valley of the Kings where tombs were built for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. Most of the tombs follow a similar pattern of architecture - three corridors, an antechamber and a sunken sarcophagus chamber.


You will be picked up in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Safaga. Accompanied by a guide, you will be taken to the city of Luxor in Upper Egypt. It will take you about 3 hours to reach Luxor from Safaga. You will visit the following sites:

Karnak Temples: It is the largest temple complex ever built by man, and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples and several outer temples, located about 3 kilometres north of Luxor. This vast complex was built and enlarged over a 1300 year period. The 3 main temples of Mut, Montu and Amun are enclosed by enormous brick walls.

Luxor Temple: It was constructed for the worship of god Amon Ra whose marriage anniversary to his wife (Mut) was celebrated once a year. The construction of the temple dates from Amenhotep II and Ramesses II. The entrance of the temple is a huge pylon constructed by Ramesses II. It has two huge statues representing the king seated.

Valley of the Kings or Wadi el-Muluk: It is a valley in Egypt where tombs were built for the Pharaoh and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom. The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile and consists of two valleys, East and West, with the majority of the royal tombs situated in the East Valley.

Temple of Queen Hatshepsut: Also known as ‘Dier El Bahari’, it was established by Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman who ruled Egypt in the Pharaonic history. As you approach it from the distance, it is as of you are looking at a modern building that has been carved out of a mountain. Dier El-Bahari was commissioned by Queen Hatshepsut as a funerary monument to honour her father, Tutmose I and herself.

Stop for lunch at a local restaurant. After sightseeing in Luxor, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Safaga.


  • Hotel pick up and drop off in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • English, French, Italian & German speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites
  • Lunch


  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Additional info

In most temples in Egypt, an additional fee for photo and video cameras is requested. The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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