Day 1: Day 1: Safaga port - Karnak & East Bank
Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
Will pick you up from your cruise by your own private English speaking Egyptologist guide who will accompany you to visit the world famous Karnak temple the largest place of worship that was ever built!! Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built more than two thousand years ago by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars. Then you will enjoy a relaxing Lunch en route at the Mercure hotel restaurant and then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to visit the majestic Luxor temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for rituals and festivals that was dedicated to the God Amun. Later on you will take a relaxing sail on the River Nile by Felucca “Typical Egyptian sailing boat” for a romantic trip with sunset view. From there will be transferred to your hotel for check in with free time at leisure at the hotel.
Duration: 5 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight stay 5 star hotel
Day 2: Day 2: Luxor West Bank - Safaga port
Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
After breakfast in a hotel, you will be transferred into the West Bank of the River Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III ( Colossi of Memnon ), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs were discovered. Those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it. After that return to your hotel for a quick check-out and lunch before making the return journey to Safaga and the ship.
Duration: 5 hours
No accommodation included on this day.