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Luxor Excursion

 

On the banks of the river Nile, visit the famous temples and tombs from one of the most admired cultures of ancient times.  Let Gouny Rentals take care of your Luxor excursion!

 

You can choose between a one day tour or a two day tour by bus or by private car.
(private car is EUR 50,- by car extra)

Prices one-day trip to Luxor by bus:
2-3   Persons – EUR 125, –
4-6   Persons – EUR 105, –
7-10 Persons – EUR   90, –

Two day trip to Luxor by bus:
2-3   Persons – EUR 250, –
4-6   Persons – EUR 200, –
7-10 Persons – EUR 175, –

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Day Tour by Private Car
A unique opportunity to visit the most famous ancient sites of Luxor ( the old capital of Thebes) on this fascinating day tour from El Gouna to Luxor by road. Visiting the largest Temple at Karnak on the East Bank and on to the West Bank for the most visited sites of tombs, temples and monuments in Upper Egypt.

Programme
Pick up from your accommodation in El Gouna by our agent and drive to Luxor where you will be met and accompanied by our expert Egyptologist tour guide.  Then you will travel in a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit the magnificent Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means ‘The Most Sacred of Places’. The Temple or more correctly, the complex of Temples, was built over more than three thousand years ago by generation after generation of Pharaohs. Within the complex, the great ‘Hypostyle Hall’ is an incredible forest of giant pillars.
You will have lunch on the way at a good quality restaurant and then enjoy a trip to the West Bank of the Nile River in Luxor to visit the two enormous and impressive Colossi of Memnon, the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III. After Memnon a journey into ancient Egyptian history at the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent Tombs were discovered . These Tombs were carved deep into the desert rock,richly decorated and filled with treasures from the afterlife of the Pharaohs. You will pay a visit to 3 Tombs. Then you will continue your tour to Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary. This impressive Temple was dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut, the only female Pharaoh. it is rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs.
After this visit you will be comfortably transferred by air conditioned vehicle back to El Gouna, followed by a transfer to your accommodation.

Included :
Tour to Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple
Shopping through famous Bazaars
Service of a professional Tour Guide
Entrance fees to the sights
Lunch at a good quality restaurant
Bottled water and soft drink

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Two Day Tour to Luxor by Private Car
A more leisurely 2 day excursion by road from El Gouna, to see the important Upper Egypt sites in Luxor (Ancient Capital of Thebes). You will have the opportunity to explore all of the world renowned sites on both the East bank and West bank of the River Nile, along with free leisure time to enjoy in the city of Luxor.

Programme
Day 1 – Hurghada / Luxor Sightseeing
Pick up from your Hotel in El Gouna by our agent and drive to Luxor where you will be met and accompanied by our Egyptologist tour guide.  Then you will travel in a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit the magnificent Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means ‘The Most Sacred of Places’. The Temple or more correctly, the complex of Temples, was built over more than three thousand years ago by successive Pharaohs. Within the complex, the great ‘Hypostyle Hall’ is an incredible forest of giant pillars.
After the visit of the Karnak temple the tour will lead you to Luxor Temple, which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for rituals and festivals that were dedicated to the God Amon. From there will be driven to your hotel for check- in. Free time in Luxor with an optional evening tour to attend the fabulous and spectacular Sound and Light Show at Karnak temple in Luxor, and an optional tour of Luxor City and Market. Enjoyable overnight stay in Luxor. Lunch included and dinner at the Hotel.

Day2 – Luxor Sightseeing / EL GOUNA
Enjoy an informative and historic trip to the West Bank of the Nile River in Luxor to visit the two enormous and impressive Colossi of Memnon( the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III) then a journey into ancient Egyptian history at the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent Tombs were discovered. These Tombs were carved deep into the desert rock,richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the Pharaohs and include a visit 3 Tombs. Then you will continue your tour to Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary. This impressive Temple was dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut, the only female Pharaoh, rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merging with the sheer limestone cliffs. Lunch en route included, free time with optional tour to Banana Island by Felucca ride on the Nile River and then driven back to your hotel in El Gouna.

Included:
Tour to Hatshepsut Temple and Valley of the Kings
Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples
Shopping through famous Bazaars
Service of professional English-speaking Tour Guide
Entrance fees to the sights in Luxor
Lunch at a quality restaurant in Luxor
Bottled water and soft drink on-board vehicle
Pick up and return service from Hotel in EL GOUNA
Accommodation in Luxor at a 5 star Hotel with breakfast
Assistance of our personnel during tours in Luxor
All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
All services charges and taxes included in the price

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