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Overday in Luxor

Day 1
Morning you will pick up from your Cruise Ship in Safaga Port with our representative, departure to Luxor ( approx 3 hours ). Enjoy an excursion visiting Medinet Habu, erected around 1180 BC, this is the Mortuary Temple of Ramses III, Its walls are relatively well preserved and it is surrounded by a massive mud brick enclosure, which may have been fortified. The original entrance is through a fortified gate-house, known as a migdol (a common architectural feature of Asiatic fortresses of the time). Visit Ramesseum Temple, this is the mortuary temple of Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled for 67 years during the 13th century BC, the apogee of Ancient Egypt's power and glory. Continue Deir el Medina ( the valley of the Artisans ), it is a ruined township that used to replete with life in the ancient days, there is a few tombs that built and decorated as their own tombs, visit the Temple of the Artisans, which offers an exquisite site of the Western bank, the Luxor Museum houses a unique assortment of the best quality artworks belonging to the Predynastic Period to the Islamic Epoch. Among the most extraordinary exhibits of the museum is the relics and artifacts that were originally found in the tomb of the illustrious Tutankhamun (KV62) and a assortment of twenty-six and the Mummification Museum displays the various substances used in mummification including the natron. The noteworthy exhibits of the museum is the mummy of Masaharta, the high priest of Amun and the son of King Panedjem, the funerary boat and the statue of Osiris. Interestingly mummified animals are also exhibited including a cat mummy, a baboon mummy and the mummy of a ram inside a gold coffin. Drive back to Safaga Port to board your Cruise Ship.
 

Note: Departure time depends on the departure time of your Cruise Ship in Safaga Port.
 

Package Includes:

  • Pick up services from Safaga & return.
  • Mineral Water on board the vehicle during the tour.
  • Lunch during the Tour.
  • All entrance fees for all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • English speaking Egyptologist Guide
  • All transfers and transportation by an air condition vehicle.

Package Does Not Include:

  • Any items not mentioned in the above itinerary.
  • Tips of any kind to those who serve you during your tour trip.

More Information

Trip Duration 1 day
Trip Type Private Tour
Trip Schedule Daily
Starting from Safaga
Return to Safaga
Pick up time 7:00 am
Available language