Animal lovers day in Luxor
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- Riding 2 hours through the Bedouin villages and farms
- Horse-drawn carriage to Karnak temple
- Lunch on the west bank by the Nile in a traditional café
- Visit the Animal Care Hospital and Charity
- 1-hour camel or horse riding along the Nile
All about the trip
The everyday life of ancient Egyptians might be hard to imagine until you start this tour in Luxor. Set on the east bank of Nile River in the southern part of the country, the city is known for its incredible underground mausoleums and temples constructed between the 16th and 11th centuries BC.
Your tour starts with two-hour horseback riding through Bedouin villages and farms. As you pass by, it is possible to have an idea about the lifestyle of this group of nomadic Arab people who have historically inhabited the desert regions in North Africa. After that, you head to Karnak temple by a horse-drawn carriage. When you arrive, you can explore this fantastic place full of ruins of temples, chapels, pylons, and other constructions, including the cult temple dedicated to the gods Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. This is the largest sacred fane ever constructed.
Following up your day, you have a break for lunch in a traditional café on the west bank of Nile. This is time to taste delicious local dishes and enjoy the astonishing views of the river.
Once you finish your meal, is time to visit the Animal Care Hospital and Charity in Egypt, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping stop the suffering of thousands of animals in the most impoverished communities of Luxor. Among other species, the entity treats horses, donkeys, camels, dogs, and cats who need special care.
Before returning to your hotel, you still have a last drop of adventure. It is your chance to explore the Nile a little more on horseback or camel.
The fantastic ancient world, the peculiar local culture, the delicious food, the care with the animals. After you return to your hotel, you realize how unique your experience was.What Wikipedia Says Watch on Youtube
What is included in the price
- Horse and camel riding
- Carriage trip
- Karnak temple visit
- Animal Care Hospital and Charity in Egypt visit
What is not included in the price
- Hotel transfer
- Soft and alcoholic drinks are payable locally
Please bring your valid passport with visa.
We require that you take out a comprehensive travel insurance policy, including health cover, before you start your trip. Please ensure that your insurance covers unexpected losses or expenses e.g. lost luggage, stolen cash and credit cards or cancelled/missed flights. You should check any exclusion and that your policy covers you for horse riding and all the activities you want to undertake – you may not be allowed to ride without adequate travel insurance.
Please show up for this activity 15 minutes before the scheduled beginning.
Do you have a question or need more information about the activity?
You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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