Luxor 1-day trip from Safaga
Luxor day trip from Safaga From outside the cruise exit door, or from your hotel, our Egyptologist will pick up you to Luxor, hours, Safaga Port excursions, Luxor day tour, Safaga, Luxor Safaga trips. By a modern air-conditioned vehicle will transfer you to Luxor, about 3 we will arrive at Luxor to visit Luxor sightseeing.
Valley of the Kings
Hatshepsut The Woman Who Was Pharaoh, She was the daughter of Thutmosis I. She ruled Egypt for about 23 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately 1490-1469 B.C). She built a very beautiful temple on the west bank of Luxor by limestone and dedicated it to the God Amoun-Ra. The temple has three floors, the third floor carved on the mountain as a holly of the hollies of Amoun-Ra. Then we will stop to visit the colossi of Memnon.
Colossi of Memnon
Two massive statues of quartzite sandstone represent king Amenhotep III, who ruled Egypt during the 18th Dynasty. The statues are high about 15 m. The Colossi was at the entrance to Amenhotep’s memorial temple which was destroyed by an earthquake in ancient times. Then we will stop to relax to eat lunch and taste the Egyptian food in a local restaurant.
The ancient Egyptian name of the temple was Ipet-isu—or “most select of places”—by the ancient Egyptian, over 2,000 years to build the complex of Karnak from the middle kingdom to the Greek-Roman period. It is the largest religious center ever built, about 200 acres (1.5 km by 0.8 km), and was a place of pilgrimage for nearly 2,000 years, dedicated to the Theban triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu.
The Hypostyle Hall, one of the most interesting things we will visit about 54,000 square feet continue 134 columns, is still the largest room of any religious building in the world. After finish the tour in Karnak we will drive to the Temple of Luxor. When the tour finish you will transfer to the cruise at the port of Safaga.