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WEST BANK CLASSIC TOUR

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No journey to Luxor would be worth without going to the Valley of the Kings, the must-see! You enter 3 tombs to see the hieroglyphics. While there you can see the most famous tomb of all: Tutankhamen (extra). Next, you will admire the amazing architecture of Hatshepsut’s Temple carved entirely from a cliff face. And after you will be able to take pictures at the massive statues of Memnon.

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PART 2

02

The tour starts with the visit of the royal necropolis of Valley of Queens. Then you head for Medinet Habu, the Mortuary Temple honouring Ramses III. Finally you’ll see the Valley of the Nobles, with rock cut tombs of Nobles, and high officials of ancient Egypt. (option: the Deir El Medina, the Valley of the workers. Once home of the artisans that built the Pharaohs’ tombs). Absolutely fascinating.

EST BANK

03

Visit of the magnificent Luxor and Karnak temples on the East Bank. Dedicated to Amun Ra, the Temple of Karnak is the largest temple in the world. It was connected to Luxor Temple, a monument to Ramesses the Great, by the Avenue of the Sphinxes.

SOUND & LIGHT SHOW

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The Karnak S&L Show highlights the dramatic history of ancient Thebes and the achievements of some of the great Pharaohs with poetic descriptions of the ancient treasures. As you walk through the temple the Pharaohs arise to tell the stories of their interesting lives as haunting music mysteriously flows through this ancient city. Ancient and poetic voices will tell you about the birth of Karnak Temple and the heroic achievements of the Pharaohs and the god Amun. It is an enchanting experience to listen and gaze at the magnificent ruins and sacred lake during this fantastic show.

HOT-AIR BALLOON

05

This magic flight will take in sunrise over the Nile, and a bird’s eye view of all the important landmarks of the West Bank – Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Hatshepsut’s Temple, the Ramesseum, Medinet Habu, Temple of Seti, Colossi of Memnon, etc. A never to be forgotten experience!

WALKING TOUR & MUSEUM

06

A guided walking tour to leisurely discover the history, food, architecture, neighborhoods, El Souk, and just weird places in Luxor. You will have a stop in a Coffee Shop to enjoy Egyptian tea (included). The guide will make sure that you are not hassled. The tour ends with the visit of Luxor or Mummification Museum.

MUSEUMS DISCOVERY

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It is well worth the visit of Luxor Museum, one of the best displays of antiquities in Egypt. The Mummification Museum gives a detailed idea about the mummification process, the Ancient Egyptian concept of judgment & the afterlife and shows some objects associated with mummification.

STAR GAZING

08

Standing at the edge of a desert on a balmy Egyptian evening, gazing through a powerful telescope towards the glittering night sky… this trip will take you on a fascinating adventure, from hotel collection, followed by the dinner cooked in the open air by a local chef (or a drink), to viewing the stars accompanied by a superbly knowledgeable and engrossing commentary from the host. Don’t leave Egypt without it.

EDFU,

KOM OMBO & ASWAN

09

A trip to Egypt’s southernmost city includes a visit to the High Dam, a boat ride to the stunning Philae Temple and a visit to the Unfinished Obelisk. We stop on the way to see Edfu, the temple dedicated to Horus the Falcon God and Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to the Crocodile god Sobek where you can see 3 mummified crocodiles in the temple grounds.  After lunch (included) you have free time to explore.

ASWAN

10

Enjoy this full day tour to one of the most interesting Egyptian cities. A trip to Egypt’s southernmost city includes a visit to the High Dam, a boat ride to the stunning Philae Temple and a visit to the Unfinished Obelisk. After lunch (included) you have free time to explore. Why not take tea on the terrace at the Old Cataract Hotel made famous by Agatha Christies ‘Death on the Nile’.

ASWAN & ABU SIMBEL

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Two days tour to visit the amazing Temple of Ramses II and Aswan. Arrive in Aswan and visit the High Dam, a feat of modern engineering. Afterwards, board a motor launch for a ride along the river to Philae Temple, a beautifully preserved island temple dedicated to the god Isis. After an early start the next day, you’ll set off for Abu Simbel, a rockcut Great Temple fronted by two colossal figures of Ramses II, set on the world’s largest reservoir, Lake Nasser. A truly memorable trip.

FELUCCA RIDE AT SUNSET

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A felucca is a local sail boat, which benefits from the winds on the Nile, and whenever possible, also the streams and it a must in Luxor… So enjoy a romantic 1 hour felucca trip seeing the sun setting on the Nile.

EDFU TEMPLE

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The Temple of Edfu is an ancient Egyptian temple in the city of Edfu which was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus-Apollo. It is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt and it is dedicated to the falcon god Horus.

DENDERA

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North of Luxor, Dendera was one of several temples built during the Ptolemaic period, including Edfu, Esna, Kom Ombo and Philae. It is dedicated to the Goddess of love Hathor and is unique for still having an intact roof.

ABYDOS & DENDERA

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The temple that the Greeks called the Memnonium in Abydos, actually dedicated to Seti I, Osiris and Isis along with Ptah, Ptah-Sokar, Nefertem, Re-Horakhty, Amun, and Horus, is one of the major archaeological sites in that region. It was begun by Seti I and finished by his son, the great Ramesses II. In fact, this structure built of fine white limestone is actually one of the most impressive religious structures in Egypt. After the visit of the temple we head for Dendera (2 hours) and visit the temple dedicated to the Goddess of love Hathor.

NILE CRUISE TO DENDERA

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This trip combines a Nile cruise with a visit to the stunning temple of Dendera. You will enjoy a day of sailing along the peaceful river viewing the farming villages along the river banks. Upon arrival in Dendera you will visit the temple dedicated to the Goddess of love Hathor. During your return cruise to Luxor lunch and tea/coffee are served onboard.

FELLAHAA TENT

EGYPTIAN NIGHT

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You will sail on a traditional felucca into the sunset to the Tent Village. There you will enjoy a typical Egyptian Night, with Folkloric Show, Rababa Band, Belly Dancing, Snake Show, Stick Fighting, camel, Horse Show etc. The evening includes a special Egyptian buffet and unlimited local wine, beer and soft drinks.

NILE CRUISES

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Enjoy 2, 3 or 4 nights on a 5* cruise ship sailing down the Nile from Luxor to Aswan. You will sail down to Esna (overnight), to Edfu and then Kom Ombo. To Aswan (overnight). The 3rd day is dedicated to the visit of Aswan. The spectacular temple of Abu Simbel can be visited on the 4th day.

HORSE OR CAMEL RIDE

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Take a horse or camel ride round the villages of the West Bank – see ancient shadoofs, the locals working in their fields with water buffalo; be entranced by the bird and animal life along the river banks. A fun way to explore riding your very own horse or camel.

VISITING A FARM

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Enjoy a unique experience visiting a farm on the West Bank, meet the farmers and let them tell you about what happens on their farm. Take a chance to ride one of their pure Arab horses or one of their camels. Take a picture of suckling/grazing calves or of a Mango plantation. Visiting a working farm can be a wonderful family experience, educational and entertaining for children and adults alike.

MOTO / 4x4JEEP SAFARI

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Enjoy the freedom of the desert on a moto / jeep safari trip to the West Bank and its mountains. Stop at a Bedouin village for their special herbal tea and observe the magic sun lights of the desert. (meal included)

CAIRO BY AIR

22

Early morning flight to Cairo for a full day viewing of this magnificent city. Visit of the Great Pyramids of Giza along with the Sphinx, a lifetime experience. Further wonders await you at the world famous Cairo Museum, where you can see the Tutankhamen’s Treasures! (The Mummy Rooms are an extra charge). Lunch will be at a local restaurant. In the afternoon you can browse the streets of Khan El Khalili, the medieval souk with Islamic architecture and ancient alleyways all blending with the wonderful sites and smells of exotic spices, sumptuous silks, gold jewellery, perfumes and oils.

CAIRO BY TRAIN

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Overnight train to Cairo for a full day viewing of this magnificent city. Visit of the Great Pyramids of Giza along with the Sphinx, a lifetime experience. Further wonders await you at the world famous Cairo Museum, where you can see the Tutankhamen’s Treasures! (The Mummy Rooms are an extra charge). Lunch will be at a local restaurant. In the afternoon you can browse the streets of Khan El Khalili, the medieval souk with Islamic architecture and ancient alleyways all blending with the wonderful sites and smells of exotic spices, sumptuous silks, gold jewellery, perfumes and oils.

RED SEA
DAY TRIP

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Mini bus trip to the Red Sea (3 hrs) to enjoy a relaxing boat trip and soak up the sun and atmosphere or marvel at the coral reefs and abundance of local marine life. The boat trip with Snorkeling Equipments, Snack Lunch & soft drinks are included.

THE RED SEA OVERNIGHT

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Mini bus trip to the Red Sea (3 hrs) where you can spend 2 days at your own leisure: diving, snorkeling or just relaxing in amazing Hurghada. Dinner, overnight and breakfast in a 4* hotel are included.

SEA PLANE

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Enjoy a simply magnificent flight over the Egyptian landscape… Memories that last a lifetime!!!

TAILOR-MADE TOURS

 

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Tell us what you wish to experience and we will tailor-made for you complete with your own private guide, car and driver.

PRIVATE CARS

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For half or full days, with an experienced guide or simply escorted, you name it and we organize it for you…freedom of choosing the experts!

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