Luxor Day Trips

Home of the Ancients - Upper Egypt is the key location in Egyptian tours, having the most Ancient Temples and Tombs famous in ancient Egyptian history. LUXOR, Egypt  therefore, is home to the majority of sites both on the East Bank and West Bank of the the beautiful River Nile. However, there are many additional tours available away from the main sites and are offered with an expert Luxor tour guides. Explore all of your options below .

8 Tours
from $395
1 Day
Private Tour
Everyday

Fully packed and fascinating day tour to the capital Cairo from Luxor on this great Day Trip from Luxor to Cairo by flight. A fun filled and informative excursion visiting the Ancient Pyramids at Giza, the Sphinx, Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, Old Coptic Cairo and a delightful insight and shopping spree at  the Old famous Khan El Khalili Bazaar.

from $465
2 Days
Private Tour
Daily Departure

Have a fantastic trip to Sakkara, Memphis and then to the famous Giza Plateau. On the second day we hope you enjoy your leisurely free time in Cairo with a tour to the Museum of Egyptian Antiques , the Citadel of Saladin then visit the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo.

from $760
5 Days
Group Tour
Friday

A fascinating insight into the amazing City of Luxor (the old Ancient Capital known as Thebes) and a continuation of Pharaonic wonders after Cairo. 5 days in Upper Egypt on the Nile Cruise Boat gives you the opportunity to visit Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir EL Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon before moving along the Nile stopping at Edfu Temple and Kom Ombo Temple until reaching Aswan and it’s Nubian culture and History including Aswan High Dam, Philae Temple and the Unfinished Obelisk, all included in your itinerary.

from $48
1 Day
Private Tours
Daily Departure

A perfect way to discover famous Luxor (known as the Egyptian Museum) in this tour from Luxor to the two ancient Temples of Karnak and Luxor. Its original location of the Ancient capital of Thebes with the largest Temple of Karnak, originally connecting to Luxor Temple via the ‘Avenue of Sphinx’.

from $129
45 Minutes Flying
Group Tour
Everyday

A spectacular early morning sunrise adventure in this hot air balloon ride over Luxor with breathtaking views over the Valley of the Kings. The best way to visually see the spectacular Valley of the Kings, Nile River and Delta, and the City of Luxor in all its morning glory at sunrise. Not to be missed!

from $66
1 Day
Private Tour
Daily Departure

Such an in depth and fascinating insight on this tour from Luxor to the Valley of the kings and Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple and into the ‘real’ and original burial chambers, Tombs and Temples on the West Bank of the River Nile in Luxor. Discovered by the British Archaeologist Howard Carter, the Tomb of Tutankhamun lay here. Visit the incredible Statues of Memnon, Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut’s inspiring temple on informative day tour.

from $87
1 Day
Private Tour
Everyday

A full and enthralling day of discovery in this wonderful Luxor tour of the East and West Banks of the Nile. An informative insight into the original home of the Old Capital Thebes with your guided tours of Karnak and Luxor Temples, Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple and the Colossi of Memnon.

from $69
1 Day
Private Tour
Daily Departure

A delightful tour by road from Luxor to Dendera and Abydos to visit 2 totally contrasting Temples, not always visited as much as the sights of Luxor. The Horus Temple at Dendera ( in honour of the wife of Hathor), and Abydos Temple,the Head of the God Osiris of the Underworld.

FAQs
Can we consider Egypt as a safe destination?
According to Forbes, Egypt has a very low crime rate in comparison with the USA and the UK. Besides, The Egyptian government does all that it takes to ensure safety everywhere in Egypt.
Why choose Memphis Tours Egypt?
There are plenty of reasons to trust traveling with Memphis Tours Egypt. The company has been operating excellent tours in Egypt since 1955. Therefore, we have a great experience in operating personalized tour experiences with the best quality and reasonable prices. These long years of experience enabled us to extend our network all over Egypt. Thus, we are capable to offer you the same quality of service anywhere in Egypt and beyond it.
Do you provide a discount for private groups traveling with Memphis Tours?
Yes, Memphis Tours Egypt offers reduction rates for private trips for large groups. To get a discount rate, the group should consist of at least ten people, and the rate varies according to the type and the length of the trip. As for groups of at least fifteen people, you will be offered higher discount rates.
How much should be the deposit? How it can be paid?
In order to confirm your trip, you will have to pay a deposit of 25% of the total cost of the tour. However, during peak seasons during the winter, especially in December, the deposit rate becomes 50% of the total cost. This payment can be installed through a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). In addition, you can order a direct bank transfer to Memphis Tours Egypt. For further information or help, you can contact our representatives anytime.
Is there any additional fees if I paid using a debit or credit card?
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How can I acquire my Visa in order to travel to Egypt?
A traveler should possess a passport valid for at least 6 months after their arrival to Egypt. However, for some nationalities, they can only need a one-month entry visa and these nationalities include: Canada, Australia, Croatia, Republic of Korea, European Union, Georgia, Ukraine, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, Russian Federation, Serbia, United Kingdom and United States.
What are the available kinds of transportation to move in Egypt?
There are many transportation options in to move in Egypt. The easiest one to find everywhere are the taxis. However, it is recommended to avoid the black and white taxis and to use the white ones instead, as the first ones do not stick to the meters, and they may charge you for extra fare. Another way of transportation is the metro. Metros are the cheapest yet the fastest kind of transportation to use if you want to reach the Central Cairo during the rush hours.
Do Egyptians only speak Arabic?
Normally, Egyptians can understand and express few English words beside Arabic. However, there are Egyptians who are proficient English, French, Spanish, Italian and German speakers. Almost all the professionals working in the tourism sector are proficient in at least one foreign language, and they are chosen based on the needs of the travelers.
Is it recommended to give tips in Egypt?
Service charges included on your bill do not go to waiter, yet they go the restaurant itself instead. Therefore, you can tip the servers directly in hand with a 10% in addition.
Will I need to learn Arabic in order to deal with Egyptians during my visit?
It is advisable to learn a few words in Arabic in order to express greetings or thanks, especially if you are willing to visit non-touristy places.
Are there different categories of hotels available in Egypt? And what is the check-in-time system?
There are many options and varied categories to accommodate in Egypt, starting from the most luxurious hotels to the simplest hostels. This variety allows you to spend a nice vacation in Egypt with any budget you might fix. According to the check-in-time, it is usual at 12:00 PM - 13:00 PM.
Is it allowed to take pictures in the monuments of Egypt?
In Egypt, photography is permitted in most museums and historical landmarks. However, some historical places impose some extra charges for taking your camera. There are few historical places ban you from entering your camera and ask you to leave it at the entrance, such as the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.
Is it allowed to bring a supply cigarettes and alcohol when heading to Egypt?
It is preferable to buy them upon arrival from the duty-free shops. There are many duty-free shops selling a rich variety of cigarettes and alcohol in the airports of Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh. It is permitted to purchase up to 3 liters of alcohol and up to 200 cigarettes.
How should we dress in Egypt while visiting a mosque?
When you visit a mosque, it is a have to choose a modest outfit. In some mosques, women have to cover their hair, arms and legs as a gesture of respect to this holy place. Moreover, both genders will be entitled to take off their shoes before entering any mosque in Egypt.
Are there any health tips to consider when heading to Egypt?
When heading to Egypt, especially during the summer, you may suffer from sunburn or heat stroke. However, you can easily avoid these issues by simply hydrating continuously, carrying sunscreen and sunglasses with you wherever you go.
When do the shops and stores open in Egypt during the day?
Normally, shops start to open from almost 10 AM until 10 PM. However, many cafes, supermarkets, shops and restaurants stay open 14 hours, especially the ones that are not situated into malls.
When do the monuments open during the day in Egypt?
Generally, historical landmarks and museums in Egypt open starting from 9 AM to 5 PM. The Pyramids of Giza and all the open-air landmarks open their gates from 8 AM until sunset. As well as, there are a few museums open for two shifts: a morning shift starting from 9 AM to 4 PM and an evening shift from 5 PM to 9 or 10 PM. It is notable that during Ramadan, these schedules change according to the circumstances of this holy month.
Are there any tips for women while traveling in Egypt?
It is recommended to wear comfortable modest outfits especially in non-touristy places. Women are entitled to avoid exaggerated tight clothing, and to cover their shoulders and knees, and avoid too opened front necklines. Thus, travelers can wear whatever they want but in respect with the Egyptian culture. It is important to note that there is a separate car for women in metros, and it is preferable for women to use it especially during rush hours.
How much should I pay as tips?
If you are in a restaurant, it is common to hand, an average of 5 and 10% tip directly to the waiter. It is optional to give a few Egyptian pounds when carrying luggage or parking a car or to the person who is responsible for cleaning bathrooms, with a maximum amount of 5 Egyptian pounds. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver is optional; however, you should consider it in case you were satisfied with his service. If you are willing to tip, you are very free to give the amount of money you think it is convenient with the quality of your experience.
What are the most recommended experiences to try in Egypt?
Egypt has a variety of experiences to try. If you are planning to visit Egypt, you can never miss tasting the authenticity of Cairo, the capital and the heart of this country. In Cairo, you will get to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, Cairo Citadel, the Egyptian Museum and you will take a tour in the historical Al-Moez street. If you are seeking for an unforgettable relaxing vacation in Egypt, you will have to experience Egypt Nile Cruises. Pick one of Nile cruise boats and cruise in the Nile river of Egypt. When experiencing A Nile River Cruise, you will get to explore the Ancient Egyptian history and you will relish fascinating natural landscapes. Luxor Aswan Nile Cruises are one of the most enjoyable trips in Egypt. Many travelers tend to enjoy beaching in Egypt, as Egypt possesses some of the most beautiful beaches of the world along the shores of the Red Sea. You can go for a trip to Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada if you want to feel summer vibes during winter.
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