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Horse Riding Holiday - Discover the treasures of Luxor.
5 days / 4 nights 1135 Euro/person - based on sharing a room. Single supplement: 200 euro

HIGHLIGHTS:
Take a step back in time, and feel the rush of adventure in the heart of Egypt! An unforgettable journey into the heart of ancient Egypt. Luxor is home to some of Egypt’s most fascinating ancient monuments. A trip to Luxor is a journey like no other. Go home with lifelong memories. Float down the Nile and experience the serenity of the desert landscapes.

 

PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Guided horse riding trips

  • Guided non-riding tours

  • Temple visits

  • Sunset boat trip on the Nile River

  • Accommodation

  • Meals and water

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL

  • Dinner.

  • Accommodation in a guesthouse.

Check in at your guesthouse where the host will greet you with a warm welcome and make you feel at
home. Meet the team from Desert Dreams and your travel partners. Relax until dinner time, then let us to enjoy the pleasant rich tasty food. Egyptian cuisine is a feast for the senses and will leave you craving more. Experience the exotic flavors, which are known for its aromatic spices, frech ingredients. Traditional dishes such as falafel, baba ghanoush, tahina. Take your time to savor each bite and appreciate the special flavors of the region. There is no better way to experience the rich culture of Egypt than through its delicious food.

DAY 2

  • All meals.

  • Valley of the Kings.

  • Hatshepsut.

  • Horse riding (2 hours).

  • Accommodation in a guesthouse.

Pile up your plate with traditional dishes, like falafel, freshly made pita bread, and fresh vegetables. Enjoy a glass of mint tea or coffee while savoring the flavors of this delicious and nutritious breakfast. Today you will step into the mysterious and sacred world of the Valley of the Kings and discover its hidden secrets. Colorful hieroglyphs and golden statues tell the stories of these important figures. Marvel at the majestic size of the tombs, some as deep as 350 feet. Later visit the Temple of Hatshepsut. She was the first female ruler. The temple has an impressive structure that has stood the test of time. It is an awe-inspiring monument that will leave you with everlasting memories. After a morning full of historical

sights enjoy your lunch then relax before the afternoon adventure. Venture out on a horseback to see the village and local farms. Feel the wind in your hair and the sun on your skin as you ride through sugar cane fields and banana plantation. Have an up close and personal look at everyday life, and ride alongside friendly locals.
As you are riding through the spectacular scenery you will have chances to galop. Return back to the
stable with the horses while the sky turns into red and orange. Flavorful dinner will be waiting for you at
the guesthouse.

DAY 3

  • All meals.

  • Horse riding (2-3 hours).

  • Habu Temple visit.

  • Sunset boat trip (1hour)

  • Accommodation in a guesthouse.

Have your breakfast and prepare for the morning ride. Meet with your favorite horse and ride around the village. Stop by Habu Temple where your private guide will wait for you, to tell you the story of this beautiful temple. Visit the gorgeous pylons and hieroglyphs on the wall, some of them are still colorful. Ride back to the stable where your delicious lunch will be served to you. Relax after your tasty food. Then the adventure will continue on the Nile River. The colors of the sky transform as the sun dips behind the horizon. Enjoying a scenic view of the nearby island and wildlife with a glass of sparkling beverage, is the perfect way to end the day. Dinner will be served for you at your guesthouse.

DAY 4

  • All meals.

  • Sunrise horse riding trip (3 hours).

  • Karnak Temple visit.

  • Market Visit.

  • Accommodation in a guesthouse.

An early wake-up, but with no regrets! Saddle up and head out before dawn. As the first light peeks out over the desert landscape, the eastern horizon is flooded with a gorgeous orange glow. When you arrive in the desert you will be surprised at the view as the Hot air balloons are rising with the sun in the sky. After the ride, your local breakfast will be ready for you. Then relax before heading to the famous Karnak Temple which represents the greatness of ancient Egypt. Have your lunch before meeting your lovely guide. Admire the grandeur of its towering columns and hieroglyphs.
Egyptian markets should not be missed. Pick up souvenirs to take home with you. Find unique items, such as vibrant fabrics, spices or antiques, all for bargain prices. After exploring we will return back to the guesthouse for dinner.

DAY 5

  • Breakfast

  • Optional Hot air balloon ride/horse riding (not included)

  • Cooking lesson with lunch

While you enjoying your breakfast, cherish each moment of your holiday. Before we let you go, get
ready for an entertaining and delicious culinary journey. Learn the secrets of traditional recipes and
explore the distinct techniques used to bring out the flavors of each dish. After your cooking lesson
check out from your guesthouse. We hope that you carry the magic of your travels home with you.

 

As you say goodbye to Egypt, remember the new friendships you’ve made and the cultural experiences that have enriched your life. Take a moment to look back on your photographs and souvenirs, which will remind you of the incredible adventures you’ve had. Hopefully, we will see you for another adventure.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Not Included:

  • tips

  • insurance

  • Beverages, and alcoholic beverages

  • international flights

  • internal flights

  • entrance fees (Museums, Temples...etc)

  • transfer on arrival day and departure day

  • visa

Please keep in mind that all travelers must have a valid insurance throughout the trip, which covers all the activities they are
undertaking.
Liability form to be signed by all travelers prior to the tour/holiday


Tipping is not included, so please calculate in your budget a 75 EUR tip/person for a week holiday. This amount will be shared
between guides, drivers, hotels and stables.

Please note that when making a booking, a 25 % deposit is required which is non refundable in case of cancellation. If cancelled 2 weeks prior to your holiday date 50% deposit is non refundable. Full amount to be paid prior 21 days of arrival.
Date change for riding holidays are subject to availability and extra charges may apply.

You can now split the cost of your holiday into 3 equal instalments over 3 months. If you choose this option the first payment would be your deposit payment.

This payment option is only available for those whose holiday date is more than 4 months away when booking. 

 

By paying the deposit, you are accepting our terms and conditions.

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Accommodation: 

We offer beautiful family run authentic places to stay. Your hosts will greet you with a warm welcome. Arabic people are known for their generosity and hospitality, in these guest houses you can see it for yourself. They will treat you like a family member.

We work with different villas and Guesthouses, depending of the availability and the size of the group, we will confirm the accommodation prior to arrival. The accommodations offer pool and rooftop terrace. 

Accommodation is subject to change. Would be replace by at similar choice (would be confirmed prior to arrival). Standard double room. 

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