Safaga Karnak Temple Excursion Reviews

The Karnak Temple is the largest place of worship ever built, containing many ancient temples and statues. Explore the Precinct of Amun-Re, and learn about the history of the Amarna heresy.
Bucket list destination.
Sail Date: April 2019
Bucket list destination. More time needed!
Bucket list destination. More time needed! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Silversea Cruises
Bus ride to Luxor was very long which detracted from the tour.
Sail Date: August 2018
Bus ride to Luxor was very long which detracted from the tour. Temple complex was really impressive given its age. Really worth the trip. If I could do it again, I would take the multi-day land tour or use VRC on the Nile.
Bus ride to Luxor was very long which detracted from the tour. Temple complex was really impressive given its age. Really worth the trip. If I could do it again, I would take the multi-day land tour or use VRC on the Nile. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
Your Egypt Tours provided an excellent 2 day tour including Karnak, Luxor Temple, sunset felucca ...
Sail Date: October 2017
Your Egypt Tours provided an excellent 2 day tour including Karnak, Luxor Temple, sunset felucca ride, 5 star hotel overnight, Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, two lunches - all for $160. We also paid extra to see the Light & ... Read More
Your Egypt Tours provided an excellent 2 day tour including Karnak, Luxor Temple, sunset felucca ride, 5 star hotel overnight, Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, two lunches - all for $160. We also paid extra to see the Light & Sound Show at Karnak and visits to King Tutenkhamen’s and King Seti’s tombs. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Azamara
This was a complete disaster.
Sail Date: April 2017
This was a complete disaster. Oceania allowed a wheelchair with a long front extension on the excursion and several people ended up being tripped up by it. It was a 'no wheelchair' excursion. My partner tripped over the ... Read More
This was a complete disaster. Oceania allowed a wheelchair with a long front extension on the excursion and several people ended up being tripped up by it. It was a 'no wheelchair' excursion. My partner tripped over the wheelchair extension during the night excursion to Karnak and ended up with a head injury. The Oceania staff were not there to assist, emergency staff were not skilled and a third world hospital is not somewhere you expect to be treated (on a luxury cruise) Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Oceania Cruises
Tour went very well, tour guide very informative and kept us on schedule as there was a lot of ...
Sail Date: March 2017
Tour went very well, tour guide very informative and kept us on schedule as there was a lot of places we needed to visit. Went to the museum which was very good historically. Temple of Karnak was a large area and our guide took us to all ... Read More
Tour went very well, tour guide very informative and kept us on schedule as there was a lot of places we needed to visit. Went to the museum which was very good historically. Temple of Karnak was a large area and our guide took us to all the highlights and was very informative. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
We saw this incredible sight only briefly, as we had wasted an hour at a shopping stop and didn't ...
Sail Date: October 2016
We saw this incredible sight only briefly, as we had wasted an hour at a shopping stop and didn't get there until just before dark (and closing time). The sight itself deserves the highest rating, but given the 3.5 hour drive between ... Read More
We saw this incredible sight only briefly, as we had wasted an hour at a shopping stop and didn't get there until just before dark (and closing time). The sight itself deserves the highest rating, but given the 3.5 hour drive between Safaga and Luxor and the tour operator's insistence on the shopping stop, we simply did not have enough time to appreciate it properly. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
This is a very large temple.
Sail Date: April 2015
This is a very large temple. Bigger then Luxor actually, which was a surprise. There is a light show in the evening, which is worth the entertainment factor. The condition of the Temple was really good considering it over 5000 years old.... Read More
This is a very large temple. Bigger then Luxor actually, which was a surprise. There is a light show in the evening, which is worth the entertainment factor. The condition of the Temple was really good considering it over 5000 years old. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Windstar Cruises
Collected us from ship exit.
Sail Date: February 2013
Collected us from ship exit. Excellent driver and knowledgeable guide with excellent English. Provided lots of background history on journey in air-conditioned mini-bus. Far better than going on cruise company's bus and no more
Collected us from ship exit. Excellent driver and knowledgeable guide with excellent English. Provided lots of background history on journey in air-conditioned mini-bus. Far better than going on cruise company's bus and no more expensive. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: MSC Cruises
This temple is amazing and deserves more time.
Sail Date: January 2013
This temple is amazing and deserves more time. We were not allowed enough time to fully appreciate what we were seeing. (1 1/2 hours) Would strongly recommend people see this site - but do it from a Nile Cruise not from Safaga
This temple is amazing and deserves more time. We were not allowed enough time to fully appreciate what we were seeing. (1 1/2 hours) Would strongly recommend people see this site - but do it from a Nile Cruise not from Safaga Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Cunard Line
cool!
Sail Date: March 2012
cool!
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The road of the sphinx, the hypostyle hall, and the giant scarab at the temple of Karnak are all ...
Sail Date: March 2012
The road of the sphinx, the hypostyle hall, and the giant scarab at the temple of Karnak are all famous - what surprised me was the number of columns that still maintain some of the colors in which they were originally painted. This place ... Read More
The road of the sphinx, the hypostyle hall, and the giant scarab at the temple of Karnak are all famous - what surprised me was the number of columns that still maintain some of the colors in which they were originally painted. This place is huge and deserves a lot more time than we were able to give it. Our tour guide, George, and our driver, Hammada, were great. Hammada taught me three words, I can now count 4, 5, & 6, in Arabic (not that I'll ever need to, but I can). Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises