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Luxor - The Theban Desert On Horseback

The Theban Desert On Horseback

(117 reviews)
West Bank Luxor, Luxor, Egypt
30 mins

About the tour

Come with me as I take you trekking out on horseback into the Theban desert where we will see how the landscape changes, we'll take in some more Egyptian culture and see how the pharaohs didn't just build tombs but palaces too! We will navigate the hills that run adjacent to a long-forgotten canal of Amenhotep III before finishing off with a gallop that will take your breath away!

Meet your local guide


Lesley has been living in Egypt for more than 22 years and loves to explore the local areas of the city of Luxor. She has been leading hiking tours around Luxor now for more than 5 years and specialises in taking people off the beaten track to the agricultural areas and desert that skirt the ancient sites.

Lesley has been guiding since Feb 2015

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Luxor with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Luxor. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Caroline S.

14 April 2021

Love Lesley's tours.

Caroline S.

14 April 2021

Love our tours with Lesley. Especially the horseback tours. She is lovely to listen to and the sights are gorgeous

Noreene (Lancaster, PA, USA) .

14 April 2021

Another enjoyable tour on horseback as we cross the desert. The people along the way are friendly, and the sunset so beautiful over the sands. Enjoy hearing about her horse rescue.

Yvonne - ( England ) W.

14 April 2021

Lesley took us on a horse ride pointing out the sights and giving us local information. Great experience thank you

Sheila E.

13 April 2021

Such a unique way to do a tour.Every horse lover was virtually riding along with you. Thank you.

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