A unique riding experience in Luxor and Hurghada – 7 days

A perfect combination of horseback riding, soaking up Egypt’s history and sun and sea! This is an amazing chance to ride
through the world’s largest open-air museum (Luxor, Egypt) and then relax in the radiant Red Sea, swim with the horses,
and enjoy the desert ride.

We are booking holidays now! Please submit your inquiry with Nobi by WhatsApp at +20 100 504 8558 or email info@luxorstables.com.

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.

Tour Duration
6 nights / 7 days

Tour characteristics

  • 6 horse rides of different lengths
  • friendly, fit and reliable horses
  • well-maintained English horse harness
  • pleasant and comfortable accommodations in Luxor and Hurghada
  • skilled English speaking guides
  • Nile felucca sailing
  • visits to all major sites of Luxor with Egyptologist guide

Itinerary (day by day)

o Check in
▪ Morning check in at accommodation
o Lunch at accommodation
▪ Enjoy a delicious lunch on the roof terrace of the accommodation
o Introductions and transportation to Habu Temple
▪ You are given a tour of the stables, meet the guides and horses, and get matched with a horse
that is suitable for you. The very first drive takes you through villages and fields to the desert, past
the Habu Temple. Take in a breathtaking desert sunset from the top of a sand dune!
o Dinner at the stables
▪ Relax and enjoy a superb home-cooked dinner that is authentically Egyptian

o Desert Sunrise Ride to watch the hot air balloons
▪ Rise early for today’s breathtaking 3-hour sunrise ride. Watch the hot air balloons take off as you
ride towards the desert and mountains. Breakfast is at a cafeteria nearby Habu Temple
o Felucca sailing trip with lunch
▪ After the early ride, unwind aboard a felucca sailboat and observe West Bank rural life and East
Bank bustling Luxor City. On the boat, a mouthwatering lunch is served.
o East Bank tour
▪ With our Egyptologist guide you visit the temples on the East Bank of Luxor: Karnak and Luxor
temple and take a city tour
o Dinner at El-Kababgy restaurant
▪ After the city tour have dinner at restaurant El-Kababgy on the Nile where you can taste various
small authentic Egyptian dishes in a shared dinner

o Breakfast at accommodation
o West Bank tour
▪ Start the day off with a private tour of the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, and Habu
Temple with a knowledgeable Egyptologist guide
o Lunch at accommodation
o Sugar cane and banana plantation ride
▪ After lunch it’s time to get ready for a 2-hour horseback ride through the sugar cane fields,
farmland and countryside. See how the farmers work the fields in the same way as their
ancestors did in the time of the pharaohs!
o Egyptian Cooking Experience
▪ Prepare, cook, and eat a local Egyptian meal with the family in the Luxor Stables family home

o Breakfast at accommodation
o Countryside and mountain adventure
▪ This 5-hour ride takes you from the stables through the peaceful banana and sugar cane fields,
through the villages with old mud houses, and up to Mount Thebes. From here, the panoramic
view of Luxor and the West Bank is truly breathtaking! You will pass secret valleys and caves that
are far off the beaten path. You return through the small town of New Qurna, past the beautiful
temple of Seti 1, and back through the fields to the stables
o Lunch at a local restaurant
o Dinner at accommodation
▪ On the last evening in Luxor, the chef prepares an extra special dinner

o Breakfast at accommodation
o Private transportation from Luxor to Hurghada
▪ In a comfortable minibus you drive from Luxor to Hurghada in about 4 hours with a lunch box en
o Desert ride and swimming with horses
▪ In the afternoon you will take a 3-hour drive through the desert, ending with a swim with the
horses in the Red Sea!
o Dinner at hotel
▪ Dinner at the hotel and evening at leisure

o Breakfast at hotel
o Desert mountain ride
▪ The last ride of the holiday is a special ride, a 6-hour horseback ride through the desert and
mountains of Hurghada with lunch on the way
o Dinner at hotel
▪ Dinner at the hotel and evening at leisure

o Breakfast at hotel
o Checkout

Key information


  • 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
  • Accommodation
    Shared / single rooms in a quality accommodation with a garden and swimming pool


  • Start point: Hurgada, Egypt
  • 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

  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Bottled water during the horseback rides
  • Private guided sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Felucca sailing trip
  • 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)
  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • Airline tickets
  • Entrance tickets sightseeing tours – about 1340 egp
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours/activities
  • Tips
  • Packing list
  • Riding outfit (helmet, trousers, jodhpurs/chaps or/and boots)
  • Sunscreen
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Normal travel essentials

Arrival by airplane
Book your flight tickets with arrival in Hugrada airport, 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.

Payment policy
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.

Cancellation Policy
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%.

Price per person
(based on a 2 sharing )

October – March

Adults US$ 1750

Children 8 -14 yo US$ 1400
Non-rider / Single room supplement US$ 750

April – September
Adults US$ 1500

Children 8 -14 yo US$ 1250

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



Whatsapp: +201005048558

Email: info@luxorstables.com