Temples of the Nile 3-Day Tour from Hurghada

Temples of the Nile 3-Day Tour from Hurghada

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What You'll Do
  • Explore the ruins of temples and tombs from the ancient city of Thebes
  • Cross the River Nile by traditional felucca
  • Take a 1st-class train to the city of Aswan
  • Learn about the female pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut
  • See the Colossi of Memnon
  • Go to the Alabaster Institute
  • Discover the twin temples of Ramses II
Travel back to Ancient Egypt on a 3-day tour of the temples of Abu Simbel and Karnak, and learn more about the pharaohs. Explore the historic monuments of Luxor, before traveling by train to Aswan. Hear about kings and queens who worshipped the sun.
What to Expect
Explore the ancient cities of Egypt, and travel back in time to when the kings and queens of the ancient civilizations worshipped the sun that still dominates the Egyptian desert today.

Visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Colossi of Memnon, the Alabaster Institute, and much more. Experience the majesty of the River Nile, and discover a portal into the past. Climb aboard a traditional felucca, and enjoy panoramic views of the wonderful scenery.

Day 1:
Following a pick-up at your hotel at 05:00, transfer to the ancient city of Thebes (now within the modern-day city of Luxor). Drive by air-conditioned bus to Luxor, enjoying views of the Nile along the way. Upon arrival at Luxor at 09:00, cross the River Nile to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings. See the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, dedicated to the most successful female ruler of all time. Next, go to the Colossi of Memnon and Alabaster Institute. Cross the river back to the East Bank by traditional felucca. After a break for lunch, see the ruins of the Karnak Temple, began during the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom. Then, transfer to Luxor Train Station and travel by 1st class compartment to Aswan. Upon arrival, a tour representative will meet you and accompany you to your hotel to assist with your check-in.

Day 2:
Depart at 03:15 for a tour of the temples of Abu Simbel. Enjoy breakfast on route to the two temples of Ramses II. Upon arrival, explore the remains of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the “Nubian Monuments” and learn the history of the temple complex from an Egyptologist guide. The twin temples were originally carved out of the mountainside in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to Ramses and his queen Nefertari after his victory at the Battle of Kadesh. Marvel at the huge external rock relief figures. Then, return to Aswan to take the afternoon train to Luxor. Check into the 4-star Lotus Hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 3:
Transfer back to Hurghada at 08:00 for a drop off at your hotel and the end of the tour services.
What's Included
  • Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Egyptologist guide in your language
  • Lunch in local restaurants on both days
  • Accommodation in Luxor and Aswan (including breakfast)
What's Not Included
  • Entrance fees for the above mentioned sights
  • Any extras not mentioned above
  • Other food and drinks
  • Tips
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Pick-up from your hotel in Hurghada or El Gouna

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