When your cruise arrives at Safaga Port, do not waste your time and explore the historical city of Luxor with Overnight Luxor Tours from Safaga Port, Luxor was the old capital of Egypt that contains the most famous monuments in Egypt, it is considered an open air museum with its great landmarks. Nothing in the world compares to the scale and grandeur of the monuments that have survived from ancient Thebes. With our fancy tour you will visit Luxor and Karnak fancy Temples, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and Colossi of Memnon.
Experience amazing Overnight tour to Luxor from Safaga Port and visit Karank and Luxor Temples which are considered the biggest temples in the world. Luxor Temple is a very large temple located in the east bank of the Nile River, it was built by Amenhotep III, completed by Ramses II and a many kings made additional to this temple, it also was known as the Southern Sanctuary and constructed in 1400 B.C during the New Kingdom, while Karnak Temple is the biggest temple in the world as it includes six temples, dedicated to god Amu. It developed over a period of 1500 years, added to by generation after generation of pharaohs and resulting in a collection of temples, sanctuaries, pylons, and other decorations that is unparalleled throughout Egypt. the height of its importance was during the New Kingdom and famous pharaohs such as Hatshepsut,Tuthmose III, Seti I and Ramesses II all contributed significant additions to the complex, construction continued into the Greco-Roman Period with the Ptolomies, Romans, and early Christians all leaving their mark here.
Explore the great statues of Colossi of Memnon with Luxor Two Days Tour from Safaga Port, the two statues are 17m high and constructed to be the guardians of Amenhotep III fancy temple that was destroyed because of the earthquake that occurred in 27 BC. Their name comes from the Greek hero Memnon who fell at Troy. Memnon was an Ethiopian king who joined the battle on the side of the Trojans against the Greeks and was killed by the Greek champion Achilles. They were made famous in antiquity by a mysterious sound emitted from one of them each sunrise. Scientists now think that this sound was caused by air passing through pores in the stone as it was warmed in the sunlight, but there is no way to confirm this since the sound stopped centuries ago.
Get delighted while visiting the Valley of the Kings which is situated in the western bank of the Nile River in Luxor with Two Days Tour to Luxor from Safaga Port, contains amazing tombs of the kings and nobles that date back to the eighteenth and twenty-first Dynastie. The Valley was used for primary burials from approximately 1539 BC to 1075 BC and contains more than sixty chambers; some of them included the Pharaoh’s mummified bodies such as Ramesis I, Amenhotep I and Tuthmosis. Enjoy exploring the fancy Tomb of Tutankamun, which is located on the opposite side of the Ramessis IX Tomb, wonder at the big amount of treasures that was found in this tomb, and moreover watch the beautiful decorations of the Valley’s tombs, as they all contain fabulous decorations and drawings. The quality of the rock in the Valley is very inconsistent. Tombs were built, by cutting through various layers of limestone, each with its own quality.
Discover one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt with Overnight Luxor Excursions from Safaga Port and visit Queen Hatshepsut Temple; it is one of the best preserved temples in the country. It is one of the most characteristic temples in the whole of Egypt, due to its design and decorations as it was built of limestone, not sandstone like most of the other funerary temples of the New Kingdom period. It dates back to the 18th dynasty, dedicated to the Queen Hatshipsut. The Temple includes inscriptions on its walls tells many stories about the life of Queen Hatshepsut, her holy birth and her commercial tours to the land of Punt, which is now called the Arabian Peninsula or modern stats of Somalia.
Day 01: Safaga Port to Luxor, Karnak & Luxor Temples
Flying Carpet Tours guide will Pick you up from Safaga Port, he will escort you by air-conditioned van to visit the glorious Karnak Temple , watch the amazing Pillars hall, proceed to scout Luxor Temple, It was built by Ramses II AmenHotep III for celebration to God Amun, relax by having Lunch at local restaurant, once you complete your tour Flying Carpet Tours guide will transfer you to your hotel, night at leisure or optional to Karnak Sound and light show, overnight in Luxor.
Day 02: Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple , Colossi of Memnon, Luxor to Safaga Port
Taste the flavor of your breakfast at hotel, beguile your eyes between Valley of the Kings (visit 03 Tombs Only), Next visit to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, known now with the name of El-Deir El-Bahary , Relax by having Lunch at local restaurant, your last visit will be to Colossi of Memnon, Watch the glory of the two huge statues, once you complete your tour, flying carpet tours guide will escort you back to Safaga Port to catch your Cruise Ship.
- Pick up and drop off to Safaga Port
- Air-conditioned Van Safaga Port / Luxor / Safaga Port
- 01 Night accommodation in Luxor with breakfast and all taxes
- 02 Days Excursion in Luxor as mentioned at the above program
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
- English speaking guide at the sites mentioned above
- 02 Lunches at local restaurants in Luxor
- 02 Bottles of Mineral Water during Luxor Excursion
- All transfers in Safaga and Luxor by air-conditioned Van
- All service charges and taxes
- Visa to Egypt
- Optional tours not mentioned at the above itinerary
- Prices are quoted per person in U.S. American dollars
- Entrance fees to Tut Ankh Amun Tomb not included
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