2 Day Trip to Luxor from Safaga Port
from 159$ per person
2 Day trip to Luxor from Safaga Port
Early in the morning around 5:00 am you will be picked up from your hotel by your English speaking guide who is an Egyptologist. Our driver will take you to Luxor in a comfortable air-conditioned car, we have planned a short break on the way to Luxor so that you can rest.
2 Day Trip to Luxor
2 Day Trip to Luxor from Safaga Port.
– DAY 1 –
Upon arrival in Luxor, we will first visit the Karnak temple complex.
- Temple of Karnak
The temple ruins that are still visible today date from the 12th Dynasty under Sesostris. The purpose of the temple was for priests to conduct daily temple services there. Temples were erected for the wife of Amun, the goddess Mut and their son Khons, together they form the triad of Thebes. Sacred rites, prayers, sacrifices and hymns were performed in the temple.
After visiting the Karnak temple complex, we go to a restaurant for lunch. After the lunch break, we will take you back to your hotel where you can have some rest. In the afternoon we continue sightseeing and drive to the Luxor Temple.
- Luxor Temple
Luxor Temple was built during the new kingdom under Amenhotep III. The Luxor Temple, essentially has two functions. The Opet festival was held once a year on the day of the Egyptian New Year. The statues of the gods Amun, Mut and Khons were transported on portable barges to Karnak. The second function was the negation of the king with his goddess Ka.
Before we take you back to your hotel, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the sound and light show at Karnak Temple in the early evening. Enjoy the atmosphere in your hotel and end the day by resting and getting ready for the second day of your 2 Day Trip to Luxor from Safaga Port.
2 Day Trip to Luxor from Safaga Port.
– DAY 2 –
After breakfast, your guide will pick you up again and drive you to the famous Colossi of Memnon.
Colossi of Memnon.
The Colossi of Memnon are two colossal 14th-century Egyptian statues standing side by side. Quartzite statues depict King Amenhotep III, made in 1379 BC.
After that, our journey continues and we go to the Valley of the Kings.
The Valley of the Kings is one of the main tourist attractions in Egypt. Here you will have the opportunity to visit three graves. The next point of our program will be a visit to the terraced temple complex of Hatshepsut.
Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut
The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut dates from the 18th Dynasty. This is the best preserved temple on the west bank of the Nile in Thebes. The entire temple was built out of limestone. After visiting the temple, we board a boat and cross the Nile to get back to East Luxor where we will enjoy lunch.
After lunch we return to the port of Safaga where you will meet the guide on your ship.
We, the Sun&Fun team, have many years of experience in organizing and conducting excursions throughout Egypt.
For this reason, we reserve the right to change the order of attractions in Egypt.
2 Day Trip to Luxor from Safaga Port can change to show you all the monuments without stress and mass tourism.
Overnight in a 5 star hotel in Luxor.
Meals: First day: lunch and dinner.
Meals: On the second day: breakfast and lunch.
All transfers in an air-conditioned and comfortable vehicle.
All entrance fees for the mentioned visits and services.
Experienced and competent English-speaking guide.
Soft drinks on the bus.
Drinks in the restaurant.
Any additions not mentioned in the procedure.
The entrance tickets for the special sights, such as Tutankhamun’s tomb, are not included and must be redeemed on site.
Preparing for the trip
Please bring your own
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Please order your breakfast package one day before the excursion at the reception.
Warm clothing in winter (e.g. sweater or jacket )
- Take an unforgettable 2 Day Trip to Luxor from Safaga Port .
- Plunge into the world of the ancient Egyptians and pharaohs.
- Marvel at the Luxor Temple.
- Visit the largest temple complex Karnak Temple.
- Be enchanted by the tombs in the Valley of the Kings.
- Admire the unique terraced temple complex of Hatshepsut.