Luxor Over Day Excursions From Safaga Port

Shore Trips Info
Luxor Over Day Excursions From Safaga Port
Trip duration
Approx. 12 Hours
Starting from
$115
  • Trip Port: Safaga Port
  • Trip Type: Private Guided Tour
  • Trip Activity: Sightseeing Tour
  • Trip Schedule: Every Day

Travel to the Ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, known as the "world's greatest open air museum". Travel for three hours to explore Luxor East and West banks temples, valley of kings and Karnak temples.

Excursion Itinerary

Morning pick up from your cruise exit in Safaga port with private Egyptologist guide to the visit Luxor. Start at the world famed Karnak temple, it is part of the enormous city of ancient Thebes, belived to be the biggest in World, second only to the Great Pyramids of Giza in popularity !

Enjoy your relaxing Lunch then move to the West Bank of luxor to wander the 2 colossal statues of Memnon that stand virtually alone at the side of the road to valley of kings. 

Uncover the Valley of the Kings where the amazing tombs carved deep into the desert rock been spotted, it is trimly adorned and loaded with treasures for the afterlife, you will visit 3 tombs.

Proceed to Hatshepsut temple in El Deir El Bahary, it is a spectacular temple dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut the only female pharaoh in ancient Egypt .

Late afternoon you will be taken by your guide back to the cruise ship in Safaga Port.

Excursion Includes

  • Meet & greet service in Safaga port
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Academic Egyptologist tour guide
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites as per itinerary
  • Lunch meal in Luxor
  • Mineral water & soft drinks on board
  • Service charges & taxes included.

Shore Tripping Tips

Travelers Safety Terms:

  • Stay assured that we monitor the departure time of the cruise to return in the suitable time.
  • Entry visa to Egypt is obtainable on board cruise by the Egyptian Immigration to all passenger.
  • Security is provided equally for all tourists arriving to Egypt through cruise line or local operator.

What to Bring With me During This Trip??

  • Sunscreens or sun block for the hot sun rays in desert areas.
  • Sunglasses especially in summer times.
  • Light and colorful clothing for high temperature in Cairo and Egypt in general.
  • Light and comfortable shoes if you are visiting the pyramids or desert areas.

Interesting Facts

  • Egypt Official name is the Arab republic of Egypt with recent population of about 90 millions.
  • Egypt spans across Africa & Asia. Bordered by Israel - Libya - Sudan - Mediterranean - Red Sea.
  • Mount Sinai is the highest mountain 2275 M high & the world longest Nile River ends in Egypt.
  • Egypt is a dry country as Sahara - Eastern Desert - Libyan Deserts represent most of the surface.
  • Arabic is the official language & Cairo is the capital city with the largest population of 20 million.
  • Egyptian Pound is the official currency. It is about 0.14 USD or 0.11 Euro and 0.08 British Pound.
  • Egyptians are linked to soccer as French are to wine. Al Ahly & Al Zamalek are top football teams.
  • Egypt is known for ancient civilization 3150 B.C & they made up lots of things we still use today.
  • Ancient Egyptians believed in about 2000 deities & their alphabet contained over 700 hieroglyphs!
  • Bread & beer were of top products of ancient Egypt. Christian cross is the Egyptian symbol "Ankh".
  • Ancient Egyptians believed in afterlife and the pyramids were built as tombs for pharaohs & VIPs.
  • Egypt is home of Giza Pyramid the lasting Ancient World Wonder & other 130 pyramids are there.
  • The Port Safaga is an Egyptian town lies on the Red Sea coast about 220 km from Luxor city.
  • Safaga marine port was established around 282 BC and was originally called "Philotera" in Greek.
  • Safaga is an important therapeutic tourist center with various hotels and several rest houses.
  • windsurfers along with the Scuba divers and kite surfers are the most popular visitors to Safaga.
  • Safaga is a suitable start point for Egypt shore trippers to visit both Luxor and Hurghada cities.

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Excursion Cost

2-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-10 Persons
195 (USD) 150 (USD) 115 (USD)

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