You will be picked up from your hotel in Luxor by an air-conditioned vehicle to go to Kharga Oasis (approx. 5 hours) in the Western Desert. On the way from Luxor you will drive through sand dunes to Kharga Oasis, the capital oasis of the New Valley. There, you will visit one of the oldest Christian cemeteries in the world, the Necropolis of El Bagawat. In some of the tombs you can see colourful paintings of biblical scenes, such as the Exodus of Moses, the sacrifice of Isaac by Abraham and Noah’s Ark. After visiting the tombs you will visit Hibis Temple, which was dedicated to the sun god Amun. Then you will have lunch, after which you can go swimming in the natural Hot and Cold Springs. Its water contains iron, magnesium, sulfur and chloride and has a healing element which is good for rheumatism, colds, skin diseases and kidney stones.
After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel in Luxor by an air-conditioned vehicle.
- All entrance fees included
- Qualified Egyptologist guide
- Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Mineral water during the tour
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Any extras not mentioned