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  • From Hurghada: Luxor Valley of the Kings Full-Day Trip

    1. From Hurghada: Luxor Valley of the Kings Full-Day Trip

    Take a day excursion from Hurghada to see some of Egypt's finest historic sites. Enjoy complimentary pickup and drop-off and the services of an Egyptologist guide as you take in the ancient sights.

    After pickup from your hotel, drive to Luxor to visit the most famous monuments in Egypt, including the temple at Karnak. Relax over lunch at a local restaurant, then board a typical Felucca boat to cross the Nile to the City of the Dead (optional). See the impressive Colossi of Memnon, the last remnants of the Temple of Amenophis III. Be enthralled by the architecture of the Valley of the Kings, and visit the temple of Hatshepsut, one of the female rulers of Ancient Egypt.

    I enjoyed this day tour very much. My guide Nana was very nice and very knowledgeable, explained everything in detail, showed me the best picture spots and also took pictures for me. It was definitely worth it to see all the archeological sites in one day, and it’s nice to have the van with air conditioning to go from one place to another, because it gets massively warm during the afternoon. The restaurant we had lunch with was also nice, it was nothing special, but it had air conditioning and the food was nice.

  • Hurghada: Trip to Luxor and Valley of the Kings with Lunch

    2. Hurghada: Trip to Luxor and Valley of the Kings with Lunch

    Start your tour of Luxor with the pick-up at your hotel. Discover the fascinating world of ancient Egypt on a visit to the most beautiful sights around the city. Visit the Temple of Karnak and admire the columned halls, the chapels, and the sacred lake of the UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy lunch at a selected restaurant in Luxor before boarding a felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailing boat, to cross over the Nile River to the opposite bank. Here you will explore the City of the Dead and the Colossi of Memnon. Admire the only remains of the Temple of Amenhotep III and visit the Valley of the Kings. Be inspired by the stunning architecture and discover the Temple of Hatshepsut, the only female ruler of ancient Egypt.

    Our guide Muhamed was very proffesional. The whole trip was worth it. But take into considetation the exhaustion of going qround in the hot sun from early morning to late night.

  • From Luxor: 2 Nights, 3 Days Luxury Nile Cruise

    3. From Luxor: 2 Nights, 3 Days Luxury Nile Cruise

    Take a journey from Luxor to Aswan aboard a luxury 5-star boat that includes all meals and guided visits to some of Egypt’s most iconic and well-preserved temples along the Nile River.  Day 1 Start the first day of your multi-day cruise with a hotel pick up from your Luxor accommodation around 7:00 AM. Before boarding your boat, you will go on a guided tour to the iconic Valley of the Kings in Luxor.   Visit and go inside the 3 most important tombs of the ancient kings, seeing the many inscriptions and hieroglyphics that decorate them. Next, be led to the Hatshepsut Temple, which is a beautiful funerary temple of the important queen of Egypt, whose political power changed the state of Egypt at that time. Follow your guide as you continue onwards to explore the city of Habu to witness the Temple of Ramses III, one of the greatest temples of the Twentieth Dynasty. Snap ...

  • From Cairo: Day Trip to Luxor by Plane

    4. From Cairo: Day Trip to Luxor by Plane

    Discover the unique and legendary temples of Luxor on a memorable excursion. Begin your tour by heading early in the morning to the airport in Cairo and flying to Luxor. Upon arrival, be met by one of the staff to start this exciting day.  To begin with, visit the Temple of Karnak, the world's largest site dedicated to the worship of a god - the god Amun, his wife Mut and his son Khonsu. Then, visit the Valley of the Kings and see the masterpieces of the ancient Egyptian tombs. Finally, explore the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman who ruled Egypt as a pharaoh. Admire the impressive Colossi of Memnon – the last remnants of the Temple of Amenophis III. During the excursion, savor a lunch. Finally return to the airport in Luxor and take the plane back to Cairo.

  • From Marsa Alam: Private Day Trip to Luxor by Car

    5. From Marsa Alam: Private Day Trip to Luxor by Car

    Get picked up from your hotel at 5:00 AM by a private, air-conditioned taxi and arrive at Luxor at around 9:30 AM. Cross the Nile to visit some of the most spectacular highlights of Luxor's fabled West Bank. Explore the three tombs of the Valley of the Kings and all other sites with a private tour guide. Opt for a visit to the Tomb of the Young Pharaoh Tutankhamon for an extra 200 Egyptian Pounds.  Explore the magic Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon, and then break for lunch at around 12:00 PM. Savor a tasty meal in a local restaurant in Luxor, before visiting Karnak Temple, the largest ancient religious site known anywhere in the world.  End your day with an optional tour in a traditional Felucca (oar-powered boat used on the Nile) in the afternoon, the perfect way to relax while passing by traditional rural life on the riverbank. If you finish early, there may b...

    Fantastic, well organized trip : Drivers on time, Impressive World Heritage sites.... Worth the long voyage of >5h.

  • From Hurghada: Private 2-Day Tour to Luxor with 5-Star Hotel

    6. From Hurghada: Private 2-Day Tour to Luxor with 5-Star Hotel

    Discover all the famous ruins in Luxor on this private 2-day tour from Hurghada and nearby areas. Stay overnight in a 5-star hotel, and upgrade your experience to include a hot air balloon ride and/or a sound and light show, if you wish. After pickup from your hotel, board an air-conditioned vehicle to Luxor. Once there, make your first stop at the Temple of Karnak, a massive complex of ruined temples that's the largest cult site ever built. Explore the ruins, a pilgrimage site for almost 2,000 years, with your guide. Then, visit Luxor Temple before savoring lunch at a selected restaurant in Luxor. Once you've eaten, decide whether to either board a felucca (a typical Egyptian sailboat) and cruise the Nile to the City of the Dead, or simply hop back in your vehicle to get there. Afterward, get some free time to relax at your hotel. In the late evening, you can choose to attend...

  • From Sharm El Sheikh: Guided Day Trip to Luxor by Plane

    7. From Sharm El Sheikh: Guided Day Trip to Luxor by Plane

    Experience Luxor in all of its splendor on this full-day guided trip from Sharm El Sheikh. After pickup from your hotel in a private and air-conditioned vehicle, you’ll be taken to the airport to board your plane to Luxor for a day of ancient architecture and archaeology. Your first sight will be the Karnak Temple complex, on the east side of Luxor. There, you’ll see the street of the Sphinxes, the hypostyle hallway with 134 gigantic pillars, and the obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I. Then, visit the Theban Necropolis, which includes the Valley of the Kings, a must-see for all Luxor travelers. Here, you’ll visit 3 tombs from different dynasties, as well as the Hatshepsut Temple.   Finally, visit the Memnon Colossi, which are two of the largest ancient statues in Egypt, dating back to the era of King Amenhotep III. At the end of the day, you’ll fly back to Sharm El Sheikh and...

  • From Cairo: 2-Day Abu Simbel & Luxor Tour

    8. From Cairo: 2-Day Abu Simbel & Luxor Tour

    Day 1: Meet your representative at 3 AM at your hotel in Cairo then set off to catch your domestic flight to Aswan. Arrive at Aswan Airport at 6 AM where you will be met by another representative and transferred to Abu Simble by private bus.  First, visit Abu Simbel Temple – a stunning Ancient Egyptian monument built by Ramses II out of a sandstone rock cliff. Marvel at the representation of the deities carved on the temple's huge façade. Nearby, also visit the small Temple of the King's wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. At the end of your tour, transfer to your hotel in Aswan ready for an overnight stay at the Pyramisa Isis Hotel. Day 2: After breakfast at the hotel, get picked up by the representative and transfer to Luxor. Start the day with a visit to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings which holds the tombs of various dyn...

  • Cairo & Nile: 7 Days Hotel & Cruise by Flight

    9. Cairo & Nile: 7 Days Hotel & Cruise by Flight

    Begin with a pickup from the airport, a comfortable transfer by air-conditioned car to your hotel, and an overnight stay in Cairo. Visit the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. Discover the Great Pyramids; the colossal Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions, and get a close-up look at the iconic Sphinx. Depart by plane to Aswan. Visit the High Dam and the Philae temple. Transfer to the Cruise with lunch on board. Sail to Kom Ombo and enjoy afternoon tea. Visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Go to the Temple of Horus in Edfu and cross the Esna lock. Enjoy afternoon tea and dinner on board with a Galabya party. Cross the West Bank to discover the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Embark on an excursion to the Valley of Kings. Visit the tombs of various Dynasties, stop at the Colossi of Memnon, and visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. ...

  • From Marsa Alam: 4-Day All-Inclusive 5-Star Nile Cruise

    10. From Marsa Alam: 4-Day All-Inclusive 5-Star Nile Cruise

    Day 1 – Marsa Alam to Aswan   After pickup from your hotel in Marsa Alam, you’ll be transferred to Aswan to board your Nile cruise. Start with a delicious lunch on board and head off to visit the High Dam, a rock-filled dam at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. Then, see the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, which contain an unfinished obelisk. Finally, visit the Philae Temple Complex, which was nearly lost under water when the high Aswan dam was built in the 1960s. After dinner on board, enjoy a Nubian Folkloric Show.   Day 2 – Abu Simbel and Kom Ombo   Your first highlight of day two will be a visit to the temples of Abu Simbel, two structures carved out of a sandstone cliff by the orders of King Ramses II. Admire the 66-foot seated figures of Ramses and the smaller structures around its feet. After lunch, continue on to visit the Kom Ombo temples, an unusual double temple...

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What people are saying about Colossi of Memnon

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 2,570 reviews

I enjoyed this day tour very much. My guide Nana was very nice and very knowledgeable, explained everything in detail, showed me the best picture spots and also took pictures for me. It was definitely worth it to see all the archeological sites in one day, and it’s nice to have the van with air conditioning to go from one place to another, because it gets massively warm during the afternoon. The restaurant we had lunch with was also nice, it was nothing special, but it had air conditioning and the food was nice.

Trip was wonderful, bus came for us on time, in Luksor our Gudie Nana was waiting for us- she is super funny and will give you very useful tips. Lunch was really tasty and I think everyone will find something. Although trip was very tiring, it was all worth it. I recommend it to everyone.

Our guide Muhamed was very proffesional. The whole trip was worth it. But take into considetation the exhaustion of going qround in the hot sun from early morning to late night.

Be prepared a wonderful but hurry day.It would need more time to see the wonders.

Perfect Superb day Very warm welcome from the guide