Luxor Day Trip from Marsa Alam:
Tourists enjoying their holidays in Egypt on the shores of the Red Sea should always take advantage of their presence in Egypt and explore more touristic destinations in the land of the Nile by Luxor Day Trip MarsaAlam.
It is wonderful that Marsa Alam is located relatively near the charming city of Luxor. They are only located 365 kilometers away from each other.
This makes Luxor a magnificent destination for day tours from Marsa Alam.
We would be traveling early in the morning from Marsa Alam to reach Luxor. We would be exploring all the highlights of Thebes including the Karnak Temple, the Luxor Temple, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon.
At the end of the day, the guests would be transferred back to Marsa Alam.
The summary of the itinerary
Pick up from your hotel in Marsa Alam in the morning, drive directly to Luxor, arrive in Luxor, visit the Karnak Temple, the Luxor Temple, have lunch, visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon, return back to Marsa Alam.
Monuments included in this travel package:
- The Karnak Temple
- The Luxor Temple
- Valley of the Kings
- Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
- Colossi of Memnon
- Long experienced and qualified tour guides and tour operators
- Transfer from Marsa Alam to Luxor and back
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
- Lunch meal during your trip.
- Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.
- Hotel pickup and drop off.
- All Service charges & taxes.
– Entry visa to Egypt.
– International flight tickets.
– Any extra meals and beverages.
– All personal expenses like laundry etc.
– Tipping to Guide, Driver, etc.
– Any Optional tours may require
The full Intermarry of the Tour:
Day One: Luxor Day Trip MarsaAlam
- We would be welcoming our guests at their hotels, or any other location they wish in or around Marsa Alam early in the morning to enjoy an amazing day in Luxor.
- We only use modern air-conditioned vehicles for all our transfers on all the tours we are proud to offer.
- We would be riding in one of our comfortable air-conditioned vehicles to Luxor in a ride that would take around 4 hours.
- Upon arrival to Luxor, we begin our visits of the day by exploring the Karnak Temple, the most impressive Pharaonic temple ever built in ancient Egypt.
- Established around 4000 years ago, all the kings of ancient Egypt wanted to have their own unique contributions to the complex of temples dedicated to the worship of the god Amun.
- The result was the biggest temple ever built in Egypt. The most remarkable features of the Karnak Temple include various pylons, the avenue of sphinxes, the hypostyle hall of Ramses II, and the sacred lake.
Temple of Luxor
- Our next stop would be to visit the Temple of Luxor, the small sister of the Karnak. Both temples were connected via the avenue of sphinxes. The Luxor Temple has mainly established during the 13th and 14th centuries BC.
- However, it is considered an open-air museum of Pharaonic art and architecture due to the fact that many kings had contributed to its building including Alexander the Great.
- Featured with its huge pylon, two gigantic statues of Ramses II at its façade, and many chapels and distinctive features, a visit to the Temple of Luxor is a must for any ancient history fan.
- Our guests would afterward enjoy lunch in one of the wonderful restaurants in Luxor.
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
- We go on with our tour in Luxor by visiting the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Built-in the 15th century BC by one of the most famous queens of ancient Egypt.
- the mortuary temple has some remarkable features including the chapel of Hathor to the right, the chapel of the god Anubis to the left, the famous statue of Horus, the terraces of the temple, and the wonderful statues of the Queen in the disguise of a Pharaoh.
Valley of the Kings
- Our next visit in the West Bank of Luxor, or the City of the Dead, would be to the Valley of the Kings, the largest and best-preserved royal necropolis of ancient Egypt.
- established by the kings of the 17th dynasty, the kings chose this exact location due to the pyramid-shaped top of its main mountain.
- There are several tombs featured with their colorful walls and marvelous designs. Never miss the chance to explore the Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun, discovered intact by Howard Carter in 1922.
Colossi of Memnon
- Our last visit of the day in Luxor would be to the Colossi of Memnon, the only remaining parts of the huge mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.
- Each statue is 18 meters in height. The Colossi of Memnon is among the most popular landmarks of Luxor. When the Romans ruled Egypt, more than 2000 years ago.
- they are the ones who called the statues Memnon.
- A sound that used to come out of one of the statues made them believe that it is the mother of Memnon, one of the famous Greek heroes, crying because of his death.
- After we finish our exciting day-tour in Luxor, we would be traveling back to Marsa Alam in the evening.