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Luxor: Hot Air Balloon Ride over the Valley of the Kings

1. Luxor: Hot Air Balloon Ride over the Valley of the Kings

Enjoy a 50-minute hot air balloon over the Valley of the Kings, the world’s most important archaeological site, lit up by the changing colors of the sunrise. Watch as the balloon begins to stand up and board with the assistance of the ground crew.  After a gentle takeoff, you’ll become one with the wind and lose the sensation of motion. Get lost in the tranquility of ballooning, disturbed only by the noise of the burners. Take in breathtaking views of Luxor and all its ancient temples and tombs. See the lives of farmers and other locals as you glide over fields where people irrigate their land, gather crops, and care for their animals.  To ensure all passengers have an equal opportunity to see and snap some amazing photos, the pilot will be sure to rotate the balloon during the flight. Finally, your guide will teach you the proper landing position and land expertly in an empty field or desert.

Hurghada: Parasailing Adventure on the Red Sea

2. Hurghada: Parasailing Adventure on the Red Sea

Get your adrenaline pumping with a parasailing adventure. Feel like you're flying through the air as you parasail over the beautiful waters of the Red Sea. Begin your adventure with a comfortable hotel pickup. Head to the Hurghada marina and jump into a boat. Sail out into the Red Sea, strap in, and take flight. As you soar at 200 feet for 12 - 15 minutes, enjoy panoramic views of beaches, the Hurghada desert, and craggy mountains. Fly single, double, or triple, with up to 3 people able to fly at one time. Join up to 6 passengers on the boat, and enjoy watching others soar while you feel the wind and the water on your face before returning to your hotel.

From Cairo: Luxor & Hot Air Balloon Private Trip by Plane

3. From Cairo: Luxor & Hot Air Balloon Private Trip by Plane

Our delegate will Pick-up you from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at about 4:00 P.M by air-conditioned car to head to Cairo International Airport to take the one-hour flight to Luxor. (Flight Tickets included) Upon your arrival, our delegate will be waiting for you outside the airport to start your trip heading to a hotel to relax until the delegate of the hot air balloon comes at about 4:00 to 4:30 A.M. The hotel staff will prepare a breakfast box to take with you in the hot air balloon After the pick-up for the hot air balloon, Enjoy an unforgettable 45-80 minute hot air balloon flight. Enjoy your time with a fly over 1500 feet in the sky with the best pilots and the highest levels of safety. You will watch the historical sites from the sky (Once in the lifetime experience) After landing, head to the West Bank of Luxor to visit The Valley of the Kings, also known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, rock-cut tombs were excavated for the pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom Then move on to the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, The Temple of Hatshepsut is a mortuary temple built during the reign of Pharaoh Hatshepsut of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt. Located opposite the city of Luxor, it is considered to be a masterpiece of ancient architecture. Its three massive terraces rise above the desert floor and into the cliffs of Deir el-Bahari. Next, move to Medinet Habu, where the burial temple of Ramses III can be found, one of the city's most important religious monuments. Its entrance is 63 meters wide and 22 meters tall and bears a representation of the Pharoah himself punishing some prisoners. Then move to the colossi of Memnon where you will See the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III at the Colossi of Memnon, then stop for lunch at a local restaurant. Next, Sail on the Nile River in a traditional felucca sailing boat to discover the beauty of Luxor. Relax with a drink as you soak up the scenery. You’ll then head to the east bank to visit the biggest temple in Luxor, It's the Karnak Temple. dedicated to the god Amun, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu. Next, move on to Luxor temple. Built by Amenhotep III in the 18th Dynasty in the modern kingdom, the beautiful temple was completed by Ramses II. After finishing, you will be transferred to Luxor International Airport to take the one-hour flight to Cairo (Flight Tickets included) Upon your arrival, our delegate will be waiting for you outside Cairo Airport After meeting, you will be transferred to your hotel again in Cairo or Giza

Luxor: Hot Air Balloon Ride

4. Luxor: Hot Air Balloon Ride

Your stay in Luxor would not quite be the same without a bird’s eye view of the city from a hot air balloons. After convenient, pre-dawn pickup from your Luxor hotel or cruise ship, cross the River Nile to the West Bank – where your hot air balloon awaits. After a safety briefing and introduction to your ground crew and pilot, you will climb into the balloon's basket and get ready for lift off.  Then it’s time for takeoff. Away from the daytime crowds, you will drift peacefully over the west Bank of Luxor and sights such as the monuments of Thebes. As the early morning sun rises over the East Bank, the city and the surrounding mountains will be illuminated in stunning golden hues. Your expert guide will also regale you with insights on history as you take in landmarks such as Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and Karnak, among other important structures. After landing, you will be transported back to your hotel, enriched with the beauty of Egypt from the most enchanting perspective.

Hurghada: Parasailing Adventure with Private Hotel Pickup

5. Hurghada: Parasailing Adventure with Private Hotel Pickup

Be picked up from your hotel in Hurghada by a representative and then transferred to the Marina. Take part in parasailing, a recreational activity where one or two people are towed behind a boat while attached to a parachute, ascending up to 30-40 meters in the air with a full 10-15 or 20 minutes of flight time. For this activity, no training is required. Your friendly and experienced captain and crew will do all the work to ensure your comfort and safety. Know that your safety is the number one concern, both captain and crew are CPR and Advanced First Aid Certified and all parasailing equipment is regularly inspected and certified.

From Hurghada: Cairo & Giza Ancient Egypt Full-Day Trip

6. From Hurghada: Cairo & Giza Ancient Egypt Full-Day Trip

Marvel at the majesty of the Great Pyramid of Giza and the treasures of the Egyptian Museum on a full-day trip. Learn more about Ancient Egyptian history and culture with a private Egyptologist guide. Early in the morning, start with pickup from your hotel in Hurghada by air-conditioned van for the transfer to Hurghada airport and your flight to Cairo. When you arrive, meet your Egyptologist guide and begin the tour with a visit to the famous Giza Plateau. Marvel at the Great Pyramid, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, as well as the other 2 pyramids and mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple that faces the great Sphinx, before you stop for lunch at a good quality restaurant. After lunch, visit old Cairo with your guide before heading to the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Built in the neo-classical style and designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon, the Museum is home to more than 120,000 masterpieces of Egyptian art and artifacts. After some free time in Cairo, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your return flight to Hurghada, followed by a direct transfer to your hotel.

Hurghada: Extreme Jet Boat Experience with Hotel Pickup

7. Hurghada: Extreme Jet Boat Experience with Hotel Pickup

Hold on tight on this exciting 25-minute jet boat trip along the Red Sea shoreline that will get your adrenaline rushing with maximum speeds and thrilling moves. Enjoy a more convenient trip with pickup and drop-off in Hurghada. Get picked up by your driver, then get taken to the marina. Take part in a short safety briefing, grab your safety vest, then let the fun begin. Head out along the Red Sea Coast and prepare for some incredible stunts that will get your heart pumping. Reach speeds of over 80 km/h on the water while your captain performs tricks like slides and 360-degree spins. As you experience the adventure of a lifetime, feel the splashes and the surge of adrenaline. If you're looking for a thrill, this is the adventure for you.

Hurghada: Day Trip to Pyramids, Memphis & Sakkara by Flight

8. Hurghada: Day Trip to Pyramids, Memphis & Sakkara by Flight

Enjoy the variety of Egypt and visit Cairo from Hurghada. An air-conditioned car will bring you from your hotel to Hurghada airport where you will board your flight to Cairo. On arrival in the Egyptian capital, an Egyptologist guide will be waiting for your arrival. The journey begins in Giza, where you will visit 3 of Egypt's largest and most famous pyramids. The Great Pyramid is the oldest, and is the last remaining Wonder of the 7 Wonders of the World. The tip of the Pyramid of Khafre is still partially covered with limestone. The Pyramid of Menkaure is surrounded by 3 other, much smaller pyramids. Visit the step pyramids of Sakkara. The necropolis of Sakkara is the next most important burial site of Lower Egypt, after Giza. The largest and most impressive burial site is that of the Pharaoh Djoser, from the 3rd dynasty of the Old Kingdom, around 2650 B.C. He is buried in a famous step pyramid. You will also visit Memphis, the old capital city, where you will see ruins and the giant toppled statue of the Pharaoh Ramses II, as well as the Alabaster Sphinx. In the afternoon you can visit Khan el-Khalili bazaar to go shopping. You'll also get to visit the famous antiques market in Cairo. After an unforgettable day, you will be brought back to the airport in Cairo in the evening. Fly back to Hurghada where you will be transferred back to your hotel having enjoying a great day in the Egyptian capital.

Hurghada: 4x4 Safari with Quad Bike, Dune Buggy & BBQ Dinner

9. Hurghada: 4x4 Safari with Quad Bike, Dune Buggy & BBQ Dinner

Experience a desert safari with plenty of high adrenaline action including quad bikes, dune buggies, and a 4x4 drive. Taste authentic flavors and enjoy cultural performances that will help you get a greater insight into the desert and the people who live there. Begin your desert safari with a pickup from your hotel or other accommodation in an air-conditioned vehicle. Then, head to the quad bike/buggy center and get ready to tackle the desert. First, buckle up and enjoy and enjoy an exhilarating quad bike ride. Next, experience a thrilling dune buggy ride. This fully automatic, four-wheeled vehicle is ideal for the uneven desert terrain. Explore the desert ride in a 4x4 land cruiser. Admire the mesmerizing beauty of the desert before heading to the traditional Bedouin Village. Arrive at the Bedouin Village where you will be welcomed with traditional Arabic tea and fresh flatbread while learning more about the Bedouin way of life. Take in the beauty of the desert sunset on a short camel ride before heading back to the quad bike/dune buggy center in the land cruiser. Savor the authentic flavors of a BBQ dinner while enjoying sunset views. Enjoy a variety of forms of entertainment including folk dancing, belly dancing, and a tanoura show. Afterward, you will be dropped back at your hotel or other accommodation.

El Gouna: 2-Hour Introduction to Kitesurfing

10. El Gouna: 2-Hour Introduction to Kitesurfing

Choose to make your own way to the center or and optional transfer from El Gouna or Hurghada. When you arrive at the center you’ll be greeted, signed in, and personally shown around all of the facilities before starting your journey to becoming a certified kitesurfer on a 2-hour group kitesurfing lesson.  Before you get started with the equipment, you will go through all you need to know about wind theory. Then you'll head to the equipment room to be kitted out before following your instructor to the beach to learn how to safely set up your equipment.   Once your equipment is ready to go, it’s time for the fun to begin. Head straight out into the water and get your first experience of piloting a kite and learn some basic kite-control skills. After completing your session, you’ll be shown how to pack away the equipment.   Once you’ve completed your full introduction to kite boarding, you may choose to have your riding level certified as a Level 1 Discovery Kiteboarder. You will then have the rest of the day to enjoy and to make use of the center’s facilities. Relax on the beach, eat and drink in the bar and restaurant, play some beach volleyball, table tennis, or hang around and get social with some of the other kitesurfers.

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What people are saying about Red Sea Governorate

It was a hot day, my tour guide Salma show me every temples in Luxor and shared her knowledge with me about history of every temple. I felt bad that she have to go with me all day under the heat. my air balloon ride was cancelled due to weather so I choose quad bike instead and the one who doing the quad bike are really nice and friendly. hope the tour should include the quad bike option also. The hotel in Luxor are horribe, no towels in the room, there stuffs from previous guests in the fridge..I hope they give us option to upgrade to better hotel. the flight they book for me so late so I arrived midnight in Luxor so cant tour around the area at night.

the boat was very clean and we saw alot of reefs and corals from the glass in the boat was very clean and clear . we are going to have lunch and totally all the food was very tosty and alot of kinds .the staff very friendly and smile all time . we enjoying alot for the snorkeling and see nice fish and play with it . we spend nice time in the clear sea and reefs . I recommend this company and trip to all my friends are going to be enjoying.

Amazing experience! Ramadan and team were helpful right from the meet up till the drop off. They take care to ensure each of the passengers are happy. We had to wait for the airports approval for quite a while as it was a bit breezy, but atlast we got it by 6am, and the team were right on the money to jump in and take off as soon as possible. Will highly recommend booking this if you plan to visit Luxor

It was a very good tour with a cheap price, I imagined it will be a scam but it was one of the best tours I have ever did, highly recommended, thanks paradise travel

Amazing experience! Jamaal the tour leader was very hospitable and friendly. Will definitely recommend to my friends