'A la Carte Menu' of Trips, Experiences and Adventures
this menu to pick and choose your preferred trips,
and to mix it all up the way you like it! You can
put any combination together, so feel free to combine,
for instance, two half days into a whole day, etc.
Taking into account the distances and venues, we will
then sort it out
for you in the best way possible! All of our
trips move from Luxor, unless otherwise indicated.
can click on any of the excursion links below to get
the full description and the price.
To see the full-size version of any
picture just click the image.
al Tod - a fantastic temple to the god Montu,
just 20 minutes away from Luxor, seldom visited
but incredibly ancient and interesting.
Medamud - sister temple to Al Tod, about
30 minutes outside Luxor but in the other direction,
beautifully preserved and with amazing life-like
Garagos close to Luxor lies this
charming village that is the heart of a thriving
pottery industry set up by Catholic Monks in the
19th century. Come see the monastery at its heart,
the potters at their work, and shop in its dusty
storerooms for ceramic treasures!
the Great, Father & Son - the mortuary
temples of these three giants: Seti I, Ramesses II
Wonderful Tiny Temples, Tombs and Shrines
- dotted through the Theban hills are lots of tiny
treasures; come and see!
the Wadi - walk through an amazing lunar
landscape to the very interesting tomb of Ay, the
successor of Tut-Anch-Amun; and for the spiritually
minded we can end with a guided meditation in this
Outskirts of Karnak - the outer precincts
of this famous temple hold many surprises and magical
Magic - explore the only pharaonic palace
left in Egypt, climb the hills that hold more mysteries
and feel the hot breath of the Sahara.
the Mountain - from Deir el Medina, the
village of the ancient workers, climb the famous
Theban hills, following in their footsteps, and
enjoy an overview of this mystical place - and did
you know you can find lots of real fossils on this
high desert mountain? Out of this world!
Asasif - the most exquisite reliefs in an
unexpected place - watch where you step though!
Upper Egypt - enter a world not for tourists,
a world of simple pleasures, calm contentment and
Above It All: Balloons Rule! 'nuff said:
what could be more magical than to take it all in
from a higher viewpoint?
Your Spirit - treat yourself to some of
the wonderful spiritual experiences on our menu:
tarot, guided meditations, Reiki, and lots more!
And to add to the magic, this can all be done in
the Souk do you fancy some marvellous
souvenirs but are you daunted by the idea of shopping
in Egypt, with its different customs of pushy salesmen,
haggling, bargaining and play-acting? Then come
with us on a guided shopping excursion in the Luxor
souk and beyond, well-protected by our years of
shopping expertise. Enter without fear this world
of fabulous treasures and trinkets, sights, smells
Any combination of the half day trips
Abydos and Denderah - not to be missed: the
Mecca of ancient Egypt, with the most amazing reliefs
and colours, and the healing temple of the goddess
of love and beauty!
More Amazingly Wonderful Tiny Temples, Tombs and
Shrines - well we said there were lots of these
hidden little treasures, didn't we? ;-)
Unseen Aswan - visit the ignored wonders of
Aswan, Kalabsha, Elephantine, and the Nubian Museum.
Ramesses the Great, Father & Son, and the last great
Ramessid - the masterful mortuary temples
of Seti I, Ramesses II, Merenptah and Medinet Habu,
where the last great Ramessid (RIII) made his mark.
Bubastis and Tanis
- unseen by most visitors, the Temple of the cat goddess
Bast and the capital of Ramesses the Great are amazing
sights to behold - plus the trip there takes you through
a very different and fascinating Egypt!
Hunting the Pyramid
Builders: Saqqara, Meidum & Dahshur - follow
the evolution of the pyramids, from the Step Pyramid
at Saqqara to the majestic tumble of Meidum and the
Red and Bent Pyramids of Dahshur - and if we can get
it opened up, the so-called (but still impressive!)
decline at Abusir.
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combination of the above
Quick Taste of the Oases - explore the fascinating
sights of Kharga and Dakhla Oases, get a taste of
life in the oases, and feel the vastness of the
Under development - Amazing Amarna - make
your way to the deserted capital of the heretic
pharaoh Akhenaten - and marvel at his majestic madness!
Any combination of the above
Sinai Adventure - take in the fascinating sights
of this desert peninsula - ranging from monasteries,
sacred mountains, temples and beach side paradises.
Felucca Float - embark on a sail from Aswan to Edfu
- not for the fussy-minded but oh so romantic!
the Oases a little less quickly
Take your time to explore the fabulous oases of Baris,
Kharga and Dakhla on our spectacular three-day, two-night
to five days
Any combination of the above
Dahabeeya Dream - oh, those Victorians knew
how to travel in style: the sailing vessels they used
for their months-long explorations of Egypt are again
en vogue, and the experience of sailing on
them is one of the best in the world. Plus it affords
you the privilege of visiting sites like Silsila and
El Kab, which are otherwise hard or impossible to
Desert at Leisure - Five Days - explore
all the oases (Kharga, Dakhla, Farafra, Bahariya)
between Luxor and Cairo (or vice versa) and the sights
and wonders they hold. See the simple life led in
these fertile spots surrounded by sand, and see the
amazing spectacles of the White and Black Deserts
and Crystal Mountain! Also available in two Fantastic
Lake Nasser - sail from Aswan to Abu Simbel
on a sumptuous cruise boat (ooooh, the food!), feel
the vastness of this man-made body of water and the
contrast of it to the desert that surrounds it, and
explore the re-located ancient sites that will have
you dazzled and amazed!
All of our trips up to three days require a minimum
of two people (or an increase in the price, sorry
but that's life for the single traveller unfortunately).
All the Dahabeeya trips require 4-6 people minimum,
due to the mode of transport (you have to hire the
whole boat). Single supplement applies to any trip
that includes an overnight stay. Travel and any other
insurance is the traveller's own responsibility -
please see our Frequently Asked
Questions for more.
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