Duration:

About 7 Hours

Type:

Private Tours

Run:

Everyday

Pick-up Time:

From 6:00 till 9:00.

Esna and el-Kab day tour from Luxor

Visit two of the less visited remarkable sites on a day tour from Luxor to Esna and el Kab, where you’ll see the Temple of Khnum at Esna, el Kab rock-cut tombs, and the partially-excavated remains of Nekhen, one of Egypt’s most ancient cities. With an experienced guide to take care of the details, you can immerse yourself in the art and architecture, learning the stories behind each of the destinations as you explore. This combination Esna and el Kab tour includes all entrance fees, transport, and round-trip transfers from Luxor hotels.

Included / Excluded

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

Excluded

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Tipping

Tour Itinerary

Your Nile Holiday Tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor to visit the Temple of Esna “located on the west bank of the Nile some 55 km south of Luxor.” was buried under debris for many centuries and is one of the last great Egyptian temples ever built. Your Egyptologist guide will share all sorts of fascinating insights about this significant cultural site and show you the façade bearing the last known hieroglyphic inscriptions ever recorded in Egypt. The temple of Esna, dedicated to the god Khnum, his consorts Neith and their son, Heka. The site was remarkable for the beauty and the magnificence of its architecture.

Drive on to El Kab, located about 45km to the south of Esna which is an Upper Egyptian site on the east bank of the Nile. Visit El Kab, the ancient city of Nekheb, where you can see the rock cut tombs of the early 18th Dynasty (1550–1295 BC), 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. Setau was a priest in the 20th Dynasty at the time of Ramesses III. 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. Then see 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 finishing, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Luxor.

Price (Per Person)

Single

$ 105 Per Person

2 Persons

$ 65 Per Person

3 Persons

$ 55 Per Person

4 Persons

$ 45 Per Person

5 Persons

$ 40 Per Person

6 Persons

$ 35 Per Person

From $ 35

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