Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, and Nile Lunch Cruise

13 Hours
Group Activity
Moderate
Cruise Friendly

From (USD) $302 Per Person (Based on 2)

Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, and Nile Lunch Cruise

13 Hours
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Moderate
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From (USD) $302 Per Person (Based on 2)

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      Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, and Nile Lunch Cruise

      Safaga, Egypt
      From (USD) $302 Per Person (Based on 2)
      Highlights
      • Temple of Luxor: Explore this awe-inspiring site with its impressive Avenue of Sphinxes, unique granite obelisk, and a huge Sitting Ramses II colossi.
      • Lunch cruise: Your felucca (traditional wooden sailing boat) departs from a five-star hotel for a scenic and enjoyable cruise down the legendary Nile River.
      • Valley of the Kings: Enter three impressive royal tombs, followed by a stop at the Colossi of Memnon, 64-foot twin statues that once guarded a great temple.
      • Sightseeing tour: Travel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, and hear commentary about legends and lore and take in the sights and desert landscape along the way.
      About This Safaga Tour

      You can still feel the presence of the pharaohs. At the Temple of Luxor, the colossus of Amenhotep III (1390–1352 B.C.) and the obelisk of Ramses II (1279–1213 B.C.) command your attention as you enter. Like all pharaohs, they were considered gods on earth. Seeing their great temples, monuments, and tombs, you'll have no doubt about that.

      Your GoBe guide will show you how these pharaohs, and those who came after them, left their mark at the Temple. That granite obelisk at the entry, for example, is inscribed with the achievements of Ramses II. You'll also discover how Alexander the Great redesigned part of this complex, and where Romans, Christians, and Muslims have worshipped over the centuries. The temple's stories, and wonders, unfold as you explore.

      The tombs of the pharaohs are just as impressive. At the Valley of the Kings, nearly 70 magnificent tombs lie under a rocky gorge. (The tombs are open for visits on a rotating basis.) Uncovering the stories and artifacts here has kept archeologists busy for two centuries. You'll marvel at what they found as you enter the glorious tombs and admire the ornate wall carvings and paintings.

      Surely the pharaohs took pleasure in the cool waters of their river. In this desert country, the Nile has been vital to civilization for centuries. Your lunch on this famous river – the world's longest – is a refreshing break as you explore Egypt's ancient world. You're on the most fabled of rivers in a graceful, historic boat, near some the world's most treasured sights. Now that's an epic lunch. 

      Egypt's traditional boats

      Since the time of the pharaohs, the agile felucca has been the primary way to navigate the Nile. Despite modern alternatives, this sailboat still cruises the river, delighting both visitors and locals with a relaxing ride and the perfect way to catch the breezes on a warm day. The sails are simple and, instead of a keel, it has a heavy center plate that can be raised in the shallows – a design that's barely changed over the centuries.

       

       

      Getting prepared
      Tour Participation Requirements
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      Wear sunscreen Wear sunscreen
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      Wear comfortable shoes Wear comfortable shoes
      Wear Sunglasses Wear Sunglasses
      Cancellation policy

      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.

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