Exploring the Best of Luxor: East Bank and West Bank Day Trips from El Gouna


If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the rich history and awe-inspiring sights of Luxor, then look no further. Sempre Travel Egypt offers stress-free and unforgettable day trips from El Gouna to Luxor’s East Bank and West Bank. With a small group setting and an overnight stay, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the iconic Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, and so much more.

Day 1: Luxor East Bank

Your adventure begins as we depart from El Gouna and make our way to Luxor’s East Bank. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenic drive as we traverse through the stunning landscapes of Egypt. Our knowledgeable guide will provide fascinating insights into the history and significance of the sites we’ll be visiting.

Karnak Temple

Our first stop is the legendary Karnak Temple, a sprawling complex that will leave you in awe. As you walk through its massive columns and intricate hieroglyphics, you’ll feel a connection to the ancient Egyptian civilization that once thrived here. Take your time to explore the Hypostyle Hall, the Sacred Lake, and the various temples dedicated to different gods and pharaohs.

Luxor Temple

Next, we’ll make our way to the Luxor Temple, located in the heart of Luxor city. This ancient temple is a testament to the grandeur of the New Kingdom period. Marvel at the colossal statues of Ramses II, stroll along the Avenue of Sphinxes, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of this historical gem.

Day 2: Luxor West Bank

After a restful overnight stay in Luxor, we’ll continue our journey to the West Bank, known for its fascinating archaeological sites and breathtaking landscapes.

Valley of the Kings

Our first stop on the West Bank is the world-renowned Valley of the Kings. Explore the tombs of pharaohs such as Tutankhamun, Ramses II, and Seti I, and marvel at the intricate wall paintings that have stood the test of time. Uncover the mysteries of ancient burial rituals as our guide shares captivating stories and historical insights.

Hatshepsut Temple

Next, we’ll visit the Hatshepsut Temple, an architectural masterpiece dedicated to one of Egypt’s most powerful female pharaohs. As you stand in front of the imposing terraces and colonnades, you’ll be transported back in time to an era of female empowerment and cultural significance.

Colossi of Memnon

Our final stop on the West Bank is the Colossi of Memnon, two massive statues that once guarded the entrance to Amenhotep III’s mortuary temple. These towering statues are not only impressive in size but also hold historical and mythological significance.


By embarking on these day trips with Sempre Travel Egypt, you’ll have the opportunity to discover the wonders of Luxor’s East Bank and West Bank. From the majestic Karnak Temple to the captivating Valley of the Kings, this experience will leave you with lasting memories and a deeper appreciation for Egypt’s rich cultural heritage. Book your trip today and let us take care of all the details, ensuring a stress-free and unforgettable adventure.

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