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

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

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Visit the monuments of Luxor on a day's excursion. Take the chance to visit the capital of the Pharaohs and its impressive architectural legacy: the Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, and Temple of Hatshepsut.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 13 - 16 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian
Pickup included
Pickup is available from hotels in Hurghada, Sahl Hasheesh and Makadi. Pickup and drop-off from hotels in El Gouna, Soma Bay, and Safaga are available for an additional fee.
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 8 participants



Itineraries can change at the last minute due to weather conditions and other factors.

3 - 6 hours
  • Hurghada

  • 5 hours
  • Temple of Karnak (photo stop, guided tour, free time)

  • Boat cruise

    • Optional
  • Lunch

  • Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut (photo stop, guided tour)

  • Colossi of Memnon (photo stop)

  • Valley of the Kings (photo stop, guided tour)

  • 5 hours
  • Hurghada

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
  • Marvel at the Temple of Karnak and the temple of Queen Hatshepsut
  • Enjoy delicious Egyptian dishes at a high class restaurant in Luxor
  • Visit the Valley of the Kings and be amazed by the Colossi of Memnon
  • Follow an Egyptologist guide and discover the history of the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt
Full description

Take a day excursion from Hurghada to see some of Egypt's finest historic sites in the Luxor Valley. Benefit from complimentary pickup and drop-off and the services of an Egyptologist guide as you explore some of the most important landmarks of Ancient Egypt.

After pickup from your hotel, drive to Luxor to visit the most famous monuments in Egypt, including the Temple of 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.

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned bus
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Lunch at a restaurant in Luxor
  • Snacks and water on the minibus
  • Drinks in the restaurant
  • Entrance fees to visited sites (unless option selected)
  • Optional 20-minute cruise (10 EUR paid in cash onsite)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Pickup is available from hotels in Hurghada, Sahl Hasheesh, and Makadi. Pickup and drop-off from hotels in Al Ahyaa, El Gouna, Soma Bay, and Safaga are available for an additional fee
  • The journey from Hurghada to Luxor is 5 hours by minibus with multiple check-points. It is recommended that you bring a book or prepare some music with you for the long ride
  • There will be plenty of snacks and water on the minibus
  • Please provide your hotel room number as this is required by the Egyptian government regarding the COVID-19 protocol. If you do not yet know please put N/A and let the local partner know via email or Whatsapp once you do
  • If you are staying in an apartment or villa, you should send the activity provider the nearest hotel from you
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 3451 reviews

Review summary

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One of the best tours I’ve been on whilst traveling due to the guide and itinerary. Our guide, Mohamed Zeidan, was patient, knowledgeable, and very protective over the group. He made the experience really enjoyable and created a friendly atmosphere. The tour itself was great as well; it seemed like every stop after lunch we were getting a snacks or treats and always cold water available.

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October 7, 2022

You must book this trip if you are in Egypt-Hurghada! We were picked up in front of our hotel in time and droped off in the same place. Cold water was provided in Luxor which helped a lot. Our guide was Nana, she is amazing! She has cool stories, and tells them in most interesting way. You are lucky if she will be your guide.. always looking for shady spots and watching us like her children.. even warned us about egyptian scammers haha. Trip was long but worth every penny!! Thank you Nana.

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October 5, 2022

The tour was really good! We had Assem as a tour guide and he spoke German very well. Already on the way there he told us a lot about the Egyptian culture, the sights and its historical background. The 4 hour drive felt really short. Overall, we were in the Karnak Temple, eat in a restaurant, in the Valley of the Kings, in the Hatshepsut Temple and briefly at the Colossi of Memnon. After the Hatshepsut temple, we made a detour to a village or a shop where a wide variety of figures, jugs, etc. are made from alabaster and other types of stone. This was the only selling stop on the tour and I thought it was appropriate as the village had some history related to the Valley of the Kings. On the way back, Assem said something else, answered questions and gave out snacks. We got a bottle of water after each stop that was nicely chilled.

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October 3, 2022

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