2-Day Luxor Tours with Hot Air Balloon and Banana Island From Marsa Alam

Enjoy a convenient rounded trip transfer from Marsa Alam to Luxor, and visit Luxor's top sights on both sides of the Nile in two days with an expert Egyptologist tour guide. Tour Luxor 's landmarks: the Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon, and more. Hop on a marvelous hot air balloon trip for 30-45 minutes over Luxor. Cruise along the majestic river Nile and make your way to the banana island and have your lunch at the island restaurant. Book your proper hotel in Luxor and get ready for the magical tours

- Private 2-day tours in Luxor with Hot Air Balloon and Banana Island From Marsa Alam
- Marvel at Karnak and Luxor temples on the East Bank
- Visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple and Colossi of Memnon on the West Bank
- Sail over Luxor for about 30-45 minutes Hot Air Balloon
- Admire views of the world-famous River Nile and visit the Banana Island with lunch included
- Travel comfortably with private rounded transportation

per adult from

$410

NZD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Lunch
    • Pickup and drop-off at your Marsa Alam Hotel by a private A/C. vehicle .
    • Professional English speaking Egyptology tour guide.
    • 30-45 minutes Hot Air Balloon ride over Luxor sky.
    • Banana Island tour with lunch
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
    • Tipping to the guide and driver.
    • Hotel accommodation in Luxor (book yourself).
    • Water or Beverages during the lunchtime at the restaurant.
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut

  • Day 1: Day 1: Marsa Alam to Luxor Transfer and Luxor East Bank 

    Stop At: Marsa Alam, Marsa Alam, Red Sea and Sinai
    Your tour will start with a pick up from your hotel in Marsa Alam at 7:00 am (available to change) by our English speaking driver in an air conditioned vehicle, then begins the 4-5 hour journey towards Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor around 11:30 am, check in your hotel in Luxor (book it yourself) and relax for couple of hours before the tour to the east bank.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    Then meet your guide for the tour at 3:00 pm and head to the first stop of the day, Karnak Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Listed site and the greatest example of a site of worship in history built through 2000 years, covering an area of about 63 acres. Listen carefully to the stories and legends to be told by your tour guide. Marvel at the sheer size of the Great Hypo-style Hall, take photos between the huge columns and obelisks
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    In your way to Luxor Temple, stop to see the avenue of sphinxes, once linked the two temples together for the ancient Egyptians New Year Festival.

    Proceed to Luxor Temple, which is among the most beautiful temples in Egypt, and was built by king Amonhotep III from the 18th. dynasty and completed by the great king Ramses II during the 19th dynasty, where ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic features are exhibited. Admire its obelisk and well preserved statues. Then, transfer back to your hotel for overnight.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Hot Air Balloon, Luxor West Bank, Banana Island & Departure transfer to Marsa Alam

    Stop At: Luxor, Luxor, Nile River Valley
    Following an early morning pick-up (around 4:30 am) from your hotel, drive towards the River Nile to cross to the West Bank on a motorboat followed by another vehicle transfer to the hot air balloon launch site. After listening to the safety instructions, hop into the hot air balloon’s shared basket and get ready for lift off. Rise up into the sky and enjoy a bird’s eye view of Luxor at sunrise. See the city from an entirely different perspective.

    Take 30 to 45 minutes Hot Air Balloon flight over the west bank of Luxor and enjoy an aerial view of the country’s landscape and famous landmarks such as; the Ramessum temple, the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Hatshepsut Temple and the view of the Colossi of Memnon rising from the nearby fields. Be sure to capture the best moments of the sunrise over the Theban Necropolis mountains. Float back down to earth and you will receive a flight certificate and a small gift.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
    Back to your hotel to have your breakfast and check out with your luggage and be ready for the west bank tour. Your Egyptology tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 8:00 am. Drive in nature for about 35 to 40 minutes to the West Bank to start by visiting the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs from the New Kingdom 18th to 20th dynasty carved their tombs in the mountains aiming to hide their treasure and protect their mummies. With your expert guide, learn about the rulers who are entombed here such as the Great Pharaoh Ramses II and Pharaoh Tutankhamun. Your tour guide will explain everything from outside as no guiding inside the tombs, then explore the best 3 selected tombs from the open ones.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut, King Valley Road, Luxor Egypt
    Continue, to Hatshepsut Temple, one of the most beautiful and well-preserved temples of Ancient Egypt. Listen to her interesting story from your Egyptology guide and know how she managed to rule the country for 22 years as a sole Pharaoh. End your tour in the West Bank by a photo stop in front of the gigantic 17 meters statues of Memnon once depicted King Amenhotep III. Marvel at these fascinating sculptures and listen to incredible stories about the rulers and times through which they have lasted
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Banana Island (Gezira el-Mozh), Luxor Egypt
    Then, drive down to the Nile and board a traditional felucca boat, relax, enjoy the scenery of the Nile views all the way, watch the real Egyptian life, pass by the farmer’s fields with the sugar cane as a major crop in Luxor. Disembark at the Banana Island, where your felucca captain will take you on a walk around the island, covered by the banana, mango, and guava trees. See the pigeon tower and the old irrigation wheel. Enjoy a delicious meal at the island restaurant, eat some sweet banana as a dessert. Sail back to the Nile side to be transferred back to your hotel in Marsa Alam
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All hotels in Marsa Alam
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Essentials for the excursion: Passport, comfortable shoes, sunglasses, hat, and sunscreen.
    • Your passport copy is required after booking for a government permission before the travel date
    • Please, send us your hotel name, address and room number when possible before the travel date
    • Children less than 6 years are not allowed for the balloon trip.
    • If the balloon trip cancelled due to bad weather you will be refunded with 30$ per person
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Egypt Gift Tours

Activity ID: V-117480P92

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