Welcome to our Egyptian 7 day long horseback adventure in the Fayoum Oasis & Luxor and the Valley of the Kings
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About Luxor Stables
Since 1995, Luxor Stables has operated as a family business on the West Bank of the Nile in Luxor and is the only stable to hold official government certification. The stables are owned and run by Nobi. The lead guides, Mamdoh and Mohamed, have many years of combined experience leading riders of various skill levels. Animal welfare is extremely important to Luxor Stables. The horses are kept together in spacious paddocks, they have good roughage and always drinking water available. The horse
harness is well fitting and well maintained.
Prepare for an unparalleled thrill of a lifetime as we invite you to embark on an Egyptian horseback adventure that will stir your senses and leave you exhilarated. Envision galloping through mesmerizing landscapes, your heart racing to the rhythmic hoofbeats, surrounded by the monumental remnants of Ancient Egypt, each step your horse takes steeped in the weight of history.
Riding through the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt unfolds as a mesmerizing journey through ancient landscapes teeming with natural wonders. Navigate the trails on horseback, immersing yourself in lush palm groves, serene lakes, and fertile farmlands nestled amidst the arid desert. The gentle sway of palms and the tranquil waters of Lake Qarun create a serene oasis, a stark contrast to the vast golden sands stretching as far as the eye can see. This ride reveals a harmonious blend of nature’s timeless beauty and the historical richness woven into Egypt’s enchanting landscapes.
In Luxor’s Valley of the Kings, uncover ancient secrets and wonders, immersing yourself in the vibrant tapestry of traditional Egyptian villages and their culture, forging connections that resonate a lifetime. Imagine the thrill of exploring historical monuments from horseback, a unique perspective that transports you through time. Each day commences with revitalizing morning meditations, setting the tone for a day filled with awe-inspiring discoveries.
Are you ready to seize this incredible opportunity? Saddle up for an Egyptian horseback adventure that promises not only to dazzle your senses but also to create indelible memories. Our program is designed for you to rest and explore local temples and attractions at your own pace, ensuring an enriching and personalized experience. Join us and let the exhilaration of this unique journey unfold!
Enthralling Horseback Journey: Experience the thrill of galloping through mesmerizing landscapes, feeling the pulse of ancient history with every hoofbeat, surrounded by the monumental remnants of Ancient Egypt.
Mesmerizing Fayoum Oasis Ride: Traverse the ancient landscape of the Fayoum Oasis on horseback, exploring lush palm groves, serene lakes, and fertile farmlands set against the backdrop of the arid desert. The harmony between nature’s beauty and historical tapestry creates a captivating experience.
Immersive Luxor Exploration: Dive into Luxor’s Valley of the Kings, uncovering age-old secrets and cultural richness. Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of traditional Egyptian villages and historical monuments from a unique horseback perspective.
Unique Cultural Encounters: Forge meaningful connections with local culture and traditions, experiencing Egyptian villages and their cultural heritage, offering a glimpse into ancient rituals and a way of life.
Revitalizing Mornings: Start each day with rejuvenating morning meditations, setting the tone for a day filled with wonder, discovery, and a deep connection with the surroundings.
Personalized Exploration: The program offers flexibility, allowing you to rest and explore local temples and attractions at your own pace, ensuring an enriching and personalized adventure.
Unforgettable Memories: This Egyptian horseback adventure promises not just sensory delight but also everlasting memories of an immersive journey through time and culture.
Join us for an unparalleled adventure that blends history, nature, and the thrill of horseback riding, creating moments that linger in the heart forever.
Detailed Agenda for 7 Day program:
Day 1 – Fayoum Oasis Arrival
Upon arrival at Cairo airport, embrace a scenic transfer to the tranquil haven of Fayoum. Experience a captivating 2.5-hour ride around the shimmering lake, soaking in the serene surroundings. Nestle into the comforts of a Fayoum hotel and indulge in a delightful dinner.
Day 2 – Lake Exploration & Desert Camp
Awaken to a delightful breakfast before embarking on an enchanting ride south of the lake. Embrace an adventurous overnight desert camp, immersing yourself in the beauty of the vast expanse under the starry sky. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner in the midst of this natural sanctuary.
Day 3 – Desert Wilderness
Continue your exploration with a ride north of the lake, reveling in the untamed beauty of the desert. Spend another mesmerizing night at the desert camp, delighting in dinner surrounded by the tranquility of nature’s embrace.
Day 4 – Luxor Bound Adventure
Travel back to Fayoum by jeep and catch a flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, transfer to a Luxor hotel. Settle in with a short village ride, acquainting yourself with the horses and the local charm. Be treated to a heartwarming welcome dinner.
Day 5 – Temple Adventures
Witness the magical sunrise near the Hatshepsut Temple during a captivating 3-hour ride, catching glimpses of hot air balloons ascending. Enjoy leisurely breakfasts and free time. Traverse to Hatshepsut Temple on a morning ride, followed by a breathtaking desert sunset ride near the Habu Temple.
Day 6 – Historical Marvels
Opt for an optional sunrise balloon flight over the Valley of the Queens and Kings, a captivating 2-3-hour experience. Enjoy free time to explore historical sites with a guide, punctuated by an evening 2-hour ride. Conclude the day with a dinner treat at the hotel.
Day 7 – Departure
Savor a delicious breakfast before transferring to Luxor Airport. If time allows, explore the vibrant souqs or other East bank attractions.
- Rider weight limit: 85 kilograms
- Group size: 2 – 8 people
- Children: minimum age is 8 years old and children under 18 years old need to be supervised
- Suitable for any level of rider with normal fitness. If you are unsure or have physical limitations, inquire as to
whether this trip would be appropriate for you. We would be pleased to go over your options with you
- Riders must have suitable insurance that covers all activities in the itinerary
Horses & tack
- Tack Type: English tack
- Horse Breed: Arabian, Baladi (Egyptian horses) and crossbreeds
- The horses are in good condition, fit, friendly and reliable and suitable for every level of rider
Shared / single rooms in a quality accommodation with a garden and swimming pool
- Start and end point: Luxor Egypt
- Vaccines needed: no vaccines needed
- Passport: Foreigners must have a passport that is still valid for at least 6 months
- Language: English and Arabic
What is included in the tour price
- 5 nights’ accommodation
- All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Bottled water during the horseback rides
- Private guided sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary
- All horse rides as mentioned
- Guides (riding and non-riding)
- What is not included in the tour price:
- Airport pick up and drop off (can be arranged at additional cost from/to luxor and hurghada airport)
- Airline tickets
- Entrance tickets sightseeing tours – about 1340 egp
- Personal expenses
- Optional tours/activities
- Riding outfit (helmet, trousers, jodhpurs/chaps or/and boots)
- Mosquito repellent
- Normal travel essentials
Arrival by airplane
Book your flight tickets with arrival and departure to and from Luxor, Egypt, alternative airport is Hurghada airport
(approximately 4 hours drive from Luxor). For both airports we can arrange airport transfers for a fee.
A deposit of 30% is required upon booking, upon receipt of the deposit the booking will be confirmed. The balance must
be paid in full 6 weeks before the start date. If you book your holiday within 6 weeks before the start date, the full travel
sum must be paid immediately.
The cost of cancellation depends on the time of cancellation: up to 30 days, the cost is only equal to the deposit; if
cancelled between 15-30 days, the costs are 50%, and if less than 15 days before the start date, the costs are 100%.
Arrival is possible on every
Price per person
(based on 2 sharing)
October – March
Adults US$ 1500
Children 8 -14 yo US$ 1200
Non-rider / Single room supplement US$ 750
April – September
Adults US$ 1250
Children 8 -14 yo US$ 1000
Non-rider / Single room supplement US$ 750
*) Due to the heat in the months of April-September, the riding times are adjusted in this period to early in the morning and
late in the afternoon