Esna and el Kab Day Trip from Luxor

Experience Day trip to Esna and el Kab from Luxor in accompany of an Egyptologist tour guide, drive for about 55 km to visit Esna Temple located on the west bank of the River Nile, and then continue for 30KM further south to visit El Kab tombs and the ruins of the ancient Nekhen capital of upper Egypt.

per adult from




6 to 7 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Pick up services from your hotel in Luxor and return
    • All transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entrance fees to the mentioned sights
    • Qualified Egyptologist tour guide
    • Bottled water during the tour
    • All taxes & service charge
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Khnum
    • Entry/Admission - Tombs of El kab
    What's excluded :
    • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Tipping
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Temple of Khnum, Esna Egypt

    Nile Holiday expert tour Guide will pick you up from the lobby of your Hotel in Luxor and accompany you to visit the temple of Esna, dedicated to this triad of Khnum and Neith, and Heka their offspring. The site was remarkable for the beauty and the magnificence of its architecture. It was built of red sandstone on the west bank of the Nile. Originally dates back to the reign of Thutmose II (1493 to 1479 BC.) the remains of Latopolis belong to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Tombs of El kab, 80 Km South of Luxor, Edfu 81644 Egypt

    Continue further to the south about 30km to El Kab, a rock cut tombs of the early 18th Dynasty (1550–1295 BC), located on the east bank of the Nile at the mouth of Wadi Hillal, you will visit the tomb of Ahmose, son of Ibana, contain important biographical accounts regarding the expulsion of the Hyksos from Egypt by the early kings of the 18th dynasty. The tombs of note are those of Pahery and Renni, which date to the reign of Thutmose III. The decoration inside the tombs is amongst the most beautiful at the site.
    Discover the ruins and the mud bricks outer wall of the ancient Nekhen, the religious and political capital of Upper Egypt at the end of the Predynastic period (c. 3200 – 3100 BC).
    After finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Luxor

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your Tour guide will pick you up from the Lobby of your Hotel in Luxor
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Luxor pick up hotel Name is Required
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers 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
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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.


English - Guide

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Organised by Nile Holiday

Activity ID: V-12078P9

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