Luxor Day Tour From Cairo By Flight

This one-day Luxor tour from Cairo offers an unforgettable adventure exploring the ancient treasures of Luxor. Guests will visit the awe-inspiring Valley of the Kings, the impressive Hatshepsut Temple and see the towering Colossi of Memnon. The highlight is the Karnak Temples complex, the largest in the world. A guided tour and transport are provided along with meals, making it a comprehensive Luxor experience from the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle. Memories from witnessing Luxor’s rich history and culture will last a lifetime.

Availability

Daily

Pickup

Cairo Airport / Any Hotel in Cairo

Luxor Day Tour From Cairo Itinerary

Board your early morning flight from Cairo to Luxor. Gaze out the window at the arid Egyptian landscape transitioning from the Nile Delta to Southern Egypt. Anticipation builds as you near your destination of Luxor, the epicenter of ancient Egyptian culture along the East Bank of the Nile.

Upon landing in Luxor Airport, you are greeted by your friendly Egyptologist guide. They will escort you to the vehicle where cold bottled water and welcoming smiles await. Sit back and enjoy the scenic drive along the Nile to your first destinations as expert commentary provides fascinating insights.

Enter the royal tombs cut deep within the limestone cliffs. Wind through ornate corridors adorned with colorful hieroglyphs and scenes depicting the afterlife. Stand before illuminated sarcophagi that once held mummified pharaohs in awe of their ornate craftsmanship. The mysteries of these final royal resting places will eternally mystify.

Climb the ramps to this perfectly preserved temple dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut, one of Egypt's few ruling female pharaohs. Admire towering columns and intricate carvings depicting Hatshepsut's expedition to the legendary Land of Punt. Feel humbled by craftsmen who cut this monument from limestone mountains over 3,000 years ago.

Gaze upon all that remains of Amenhotep III's enormous temple - two massive stone statues eroded by time but still towering over 61 feet high. Stories say their haunting tones could once be heard at dawn. Stand in the shadow of these resonant guardians, all that marks where a once formidable pharaoh built his memorial.

Prepare for your mind to be blown by the largest ancient religious site ever constructed. Pass between towering pylons and pillared halls with ceilings long vanished into the sky. This accumulation of dedicated pharaohs' architectural feats took centuries to complete. Its scale leaves no doubt about Egypt's once unparalleled power and reverence for the gods.

Replenish your energy for the afternoon ahead at a local restaurant with cuisine inspired by age-old recipes. Traditional mahshi rice stuffed vegetables and kofta skewers satisfy hearty appetites worked up from the morning’s adventures. Cold bottles of water rehydrate as tales from your guide bring the history lessons to life over lunch.

It’s been an action-packed day taking in Luxor’s treasures. As your internal battery winds down, your evening flight awaits. Rise high above the setting sun glinting off the Nile into the aircraft’s sky lounge. Drift off dreamily, memories of monumental moments in ancient Egypt freshly etched into your soul.

Touch down once more in the capital, your initiation into Egypt’s past through Luxor complete. Disembark recharged and newly knowledgeable, the magic of your one-day adventure living vividly within. Farewell waves send you on your way, memories and wonderment of the country’s marvels etched into your soul forever.

What an enriching tour of Luxor's legendary wonders you have experienced from the comfort of your air-conditioned vehicle. From beginning your morning flight westward over the Nile, to winding through the tomb-lined cliffs and halls of the Valley of the Kings, each site unveiled integral pieces to Egypt's enormously influential past. Standing before towering columns and colossal statues at Hatshepsut and Karnak Temples, and witnessing superb craftsmanship up-close, has engraved an everlasting impression. A meal alongside your learned guide to discuss the revered lands brought stories vividly alive. Now as you fly home to Cairo, you surely feel honored to have made pilgrimage to Luxor's greatest treasures - sacred vestiges forever anchoring Egypt to its indelible place in history.

WHAT’S INCLUDED​

  • Pick up services from your hotel and return.
  • Being met and assisted upon arrival and departure at Luxor Airport.
  • All transfers by a private modern air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Private English-speaking Egyptologist Guide.
  • Domestic flights Cairo – Luxor – Cairo.
  • Bottled water during your trip.
  • Lunch at a good quality local restaurant.
  • All Taxes & service charges

NOT INCLUDED​

  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place.
  • Any extras
  • Tipping
  • Entry visa to Egypt

Highlights

PRICE LIST

  • Single $580
  • 2 Persons $500 Each
  • 3 Persons $450 Each
  • 4 Persons $425 Each
  • 5 Persons $400 Each
  • 6 Persons $375 Each
  • More Than 6 Persons $350 Each

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Un sueño hecho realidad Fue una estadía de ensueño, conocimos El Cairo, Aswan, Luxor y Hurghada. La pasamos muy bien, los guías 10 de 10. Los chicos son muy atentos, responsables, cordiales y muy puntuales . Te recomiendo este viaje con ellos. Amigos Chilenos, tienen Guias en Español muy buenos…
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Cairo in 2 days Amazing service since the first message. Omar is a great guy who will be available to answer any questions any time. Our guide Mito with a perfect Spanish was the perfect guide for our trip. He care about us, specifically my son. We still have one more day but I can absolutely recommend this service.
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Memorable multi-city tour of Egypt Our group of 13 had a memorable multi-city tour of Egypt thanks to Travel Joy and guide Mostafa. Over 6 months of planning ensured smooth sailing from start to finish. Comfortable transit aboard a spacious Toyota Coaster added enjoyment between destinations. We were delighted by most aspects of the 3-night deluxe Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor, taking in iconic sights along the river. A road trip to Abu Simbel and Alexandria broadened cultural horizons outside Cairo as well. Our dedicated guide Mostafa and his cheerful team, including Omar and Kiro, anticipated every need with excellent hospitality. Relying on their local expertise enhanced appreciation for Egypt's rich history. While optional excursions hold value exploring off-itinerary, do thorough research beforehand. Knowing typical pricing prevents potential mismatches in expectations. When time permits, leisurely browsing artisan workshops and perfumeries can also prove rewarding after confirmed interest and minor negotiation. Overall, Travel Joy Egypt delivered wonderful memories through meticulous coordination. I'm grateful for their passion in sharing this magnificent land and cultures with visitors from around the world.
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Francisco C
Francisco C
2024-02-26
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Un sueño hecho realidad Fue una estadía de ensueño, conocimos El Cairo, Aswan, Luxor y Hurghada. La pasamos muy bien, los guías 10 de 10. Los chicos son muy atentos, responsables, cordiales y muy puntuales . Te recomiendo este viaje con ellos. Amigos Chilenos, tienen Guias en Español muy buenos…
Culture609367
Culture609367
2024-02-24
Verified
Perfect trip Toda nuestra estancia en Egipto fue increíble gracias a Travel Joy. Se aseguraron de que mi mamá y yo pasáramos los mejores 12 días recorriendo Cairo, Aswan, Luxor y Hurghada. Kero y Emily estuvieron siempre pendientes de que todo saliera bien y que la coordinación del viaje fuera excelente! Además nos ayudaron con todas las reservas y con cada favor que les pedimos durante nuestra estadía. No podemos estar más felices de haber tenido a Mito y a Mohamed como nuestros guías. Hablan excelente español y contestaron todas nuestras preguntas acerca de los templos. Sin duda regresaremos a Egipto y volveremos a escoger a Travel Joy como nuestro host. Nos vamos muy contentas y sintiéndonos como si hubiéramos estado con amigos estos días.
Marizul
Marizul
2024-02-22
Verified
Cairo in 2 days Amazing service since the first message. Omar is a great guy who will be available to answer any questions any time. Our guide Mito with a perfect Spanish was the perfect guide for our trip. He care about us, specifically my son. We still have one more day but I can absolutely recommend this service.
Boris B
Boris B
2024-02-22
Verified
Memorable multi-city tour of Egypt Our group of 13 had a memorable multi-city tour of Egypt thanks to Travel Joy and guide Mostafa. Over 6 months of planning ensured smooth sailing from start to finish. Comfortable transit aboard a spacious Toyota Coaster added enjoyment between destinations. We were delighted by most aspects of the 3-night deluxe Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor, taking in iconic sights along the river. A road trip to Abu Simbel and Alexandria broadened cultural horizons outside Cairo as well. Our dedicated guide Mostafa and his cheerful team, including Omar and Kiro, anticipated every need with excellent hospitality. Relying on their local expertise enhanced appreciation for Egypt's rich history. While optional excursions hold value exploring off-itinerary, do thorough research beforehand. Knowing typical pricing prevents potential mismatches in expectations. When time permits, leisurely browsing artisan workshops and perfumeries can also prove rewarding after confirmed interest and minor negotiation. Overall, Travel Joy Egypt delivered wonderful memories through meticulous coordination. I'm grateful for their passion in sharing this magnificent land and cultures with visitors from around the world.
Raúl M
Raúl M
2024-01-11
Verified
La mejor experiencia Excelente servicio, excelente personal, muy capacitado, 100% recomendado. Todo se efectuó como estaba planeado, de manera puntual y sin contratiempos.
Gandi Raúl M
Gandi Raúl M
2024-01-11
Verified
La mejor experiencia Todo el servicio fue excelente, nos sentimos muy bien cuidados, muy puntuales y sobretodo muy atentos, los guías y los transportes de primera calidad. Estamos muy contentos y desde luego son altamente recomendables.
munevarma
munevarma
2023-11-16
Verified
Excellent professional with deep historical knowledge of Egypt I have enjoyed the most wonderful 12 days in my life in Egypt since my tours were designed by this professional people of Travel Joy Egypt Tours, excellent customer service . Omar in Logistics, drivers, tour guides, vehicles, hotel, meals. The Nile Cruisse was top of their suggestions ! Etc are the best! If you go to Egypt do it with them!! no doubts . 100%
Nicolas R
Nicolas R
2023-10-18
Verified
100% Recommended Amazing trip.. Omar was the best host in Egypt and he made sure every small complain was fixed immediately.. We highly recommend working with them.
Daniela B
Daniela B
2023-09-22
Verified
Egypt 18 days itinerary !!! We were in Cairo for 20 days and Travel Joy made an 18-day itinerary for us visiting Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, Hurghada and Alexandria. Our entire tour was private, with guides in English and Spanish (they speak the perfect language). The manager, the guides, the drivers were very friendly, professionals and attentive to us at all times. They made our trip an unforgettable experience. We didn't have any problems, they were very punctual and professional. If you are thinking about traveling to Egypt Travel Joy I recommend that you do it with them, the private tours are totally worth it, the guides explain calmly, you can ask questions, take photos patiently, and enjoy each of the temples and places wonderful things that Egypt has! Thanks Travel Joy for making our trip unique! Don’t hesitate to contact them. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Mauricio Ramirez A
Mauricio Ramirez A
2023-07-15
Verified
Excelente Hola. Son muy buenos en organizar tours y coordinar todo el viaje, adaptándose al idioma del cliente, 100% recomendado.

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Luxor Day Tour From Cairo By Flight

Exploring Luxor’s Wonders: A Day Tour from Cairo

The ancient city of Luxor along Egypt’s eastern bank of the Nile River holds remarkable traces from some of humanity’s earliest civilizations. While many travelers visit Luxor independently over multiple days, a day tour from Cairo allows visitors to pack incredible sights into a single action-packed itinerary. Through this one-day Luxor experience from the capital city, one gains riveting insight into the culture and achievements of Egypt’s New Kingdom period in an efficient yet comprehensive way.

The Luxor day tour begins bright and early in Cairo as guests board a morning domestic flight to Luxor. From the aircraft windows, landscapes transition from the lush Nile Delta to more arid Southern Egypt. Within an hour, the palm tree-lined banks and temples along the Nile come into view, signifying arrival into the heart of ancient Egyptian splendor. An awaiting guide and vehcile transport guests to the first destination – an unforgettable valley carved into limestone cliffs that has entombed pharaonic royalty for millennia.

Winding through the limestone wadis leading into the Valley of the Kings is an awe-inspiring prelude to exploring its richest underground architectures. Vibrant wall paintings and hieroglyphs guide through labyrinthine corridors hewn by hands over 3,000 years ago to reach revered pharaohs’ sarcophagi. The finely-crafted anthropoid coffins of Seti I, Tutankhamun and others leave moderns in silent contemplation of lives dedicated to the afterlife. Emerging into daylight with fresh perspective on the meticulous burial preparations and their safekeeping of royal souls, one’s imagination runs wild envisioning life along the Nile in ancient times.

Reflective moments are soon punctured by arrival at the second grand sight – the perfectly-preserved Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. Though one of the few ruling queens in Egyptian history, Hatshepsut’s ambitious funerary complex stands the test of time. Its ramped terraces and towering calcite columns on three levels stir as much awe as during Hatshepsut’s New Kingdom period. Detailed reliefs depicting the queen’s ambitious expedition to the fabled Land of Punt invite hours of examination. However, with daylight fleeting and sites remaining, guests tear themselves from fascination with the temple’s artistry.

Proceeding to the colossal figures guarding Hatshepsut’s temple, the eroded but resilient Colossi of Memnon make an imposing introduction. Though all that remains of Amenhotep III’s memorial temple are these two ten-story high stone sentinels, their scale alone leaves jaws agape. Joined by thousands of voices echoing through millennia, one feels minuscule yet potent in the monoliths’ monumental presence. Stories describe their musical tones sounding at dawn, connecting moderns to ancients practicing rituals where proud pharaohs claimed dominion.

Renewed aboard cooling buses, the tour route follows the Nile’s west bank past fragrant farms to the exuberant Temple of Karnak. Far vaster than past places, its unparalleled scale cements realization that no force matched Egypt during its New Kingdom apex. The dedication of multiple ruling dynasties over nearly fifteen centuries is abundantly clear in Karnak’s 134 colossal stone columns, pylons and halls. Yet despite construction’s span, seamless unity infuses admiration as no other complex could replicate Karnak’s meticulous grandeur. Reverence for this marvel lingers long after departing its precincts.

Re-energized after witnessing such feats, stomachs growl for sustenance at a downtown eatery serving traditional Egyptian cuisine. Hot mahshi stuffed vegetables, kushari noodles and skewered kofta replenish strength as tales from the guide unveil cultural context behind dishes. Hydration via bottles of Siwi water paired with local tales bring sights encountered to vibrant life over lunch in the heart of Luxor town. Ending the refueling stop with a short stroll around its pedestrian streets lends a taste of modern bustle alongside ancient legacies.

Upon bellies filled once more, the afternoon itinerary resumes at Luxor Museum – displaying treasures too delicate for sunlight but encapsulating over a thousand years of history. Standing among colossal stone artifacts and exquisite alabaster pieces recovered from tombs imparts familiarity with surroundings now gone but for ruins. Departing with parting gifts from the past, sunset nears and wings one safely back north over the Nile’s expanse ablaze in golds and pinks. The flight from Luxor delivers directly to Cairo as memories and photos galore ensoul history’s magic forever.

Whether continuing travels in Egypt or departing its enchanting frontiers after the day trip, there is little doubt Luxor has successfully captivated and educated all its visitors. Sights far more majestic in reality than imagination will eternally inspire and transport guests to antiquity through revisiting photos from this journey. An enlightening blend of cutting-edge transportation, qualified guidance and select treasures permanently ingrained Luxor’s prominence into visitors’ psyche. While some sites hold mystique intact despite millennia, this seamlessly paced day tour leaves memories to cherish lifelong.

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