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Full-Day Luxor Highlights East and West Banks

Full-Day Luxor Highlights East and West Banks

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Experience Details

Make the most of your time in Luxor with this tour that ensures you see all the highlights of both the East and West Bank. In the company of an Egyptologist guide, explore such ancient sites as the Temple of Karnak, the Valley of Kings, Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), and the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

Highlights

  • Learn about ancient Egyptian history from your Egyptologist guide
  • Includes lunch: No hidden extras
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Luxor hotel


What to expect?

In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in central Luxor or harbor by an air-conditioned vehicle for a full guided trip of about 8 hours. First you will be transported to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. This ancient necropolis is a must-see for Luxor travelers. There you visit four royal tombs, including the Tomb of Ramses,lV the Tomb of Ramseslll, the Tomb of Merenptah .Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor.

Entrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun (300.00 EGP) (optional) King Tutankhamun, the most famous king in the world. This young king from the New Kingdom was around 10 years old when he ascended the throne and died when he was only 19. You will get the chance to be face to face with his royal mummy in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings

The tomb of Ramesses III, designated as KV 11, is a complex system in the Valley of the Kings. It has been known since antiquity,the wonderful decorations include colourful painted sunken reliefs featuring the traditional ritual texts (Litany of Ra, Book of Gates etc) and Ramses before the gods. Unusual here are the secular scenes, in the small side rooms of the entrance corridor, showing foreign tributes, such as highly detailed pottery imported from the Aegean, the royal armoury, boats and, in the last of these side chambers, the blind harpists that gave the tomb one of its alternative names: ‘Tomb of the Harpers’

After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari), the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as Pharaoh. This queen was an ancestor of King Tutankhamun and belonged to the same dynasty.Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as Pharaoh .

Karnak Temple , you visit what is considered to be one of the world's greatest architectural masterpieces, namely the complex of Karnak Temples on the East Bank of Luxor. Karnak is a complex of temples built in different reigns, starting with the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Karnak beats every other pharaonic monument: it is simply one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt.

Karnak you visit what is considered to be one of the world's greatest architectural masterpieces, namely the complex of Karnak Temples on the East Bank of Luxor. Karnak is a complex of temples built in different reigns, starting with the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Karnak beats every other pharaonic monument: it is simply one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt.

What is included?

  • Certified and Experienced Egyptologist Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Private Guided Tour

What is NOT included?

  • Entrance Fees (Total of USD 38 per person)
  • Optional Morning (Sunrise) Hot air Balloon
  • Gratuities


Know Before You Go

  • Tour duration is fixed for all tours/activities, but it may vary depending on the city traffic.
  • The duration of the tour includes, both pick up and drop off timings as well.
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Please bring your passport or ID card
  • Pets, luggage or large bags are not allowed on this tour.
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