Luxor

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Private full day tour to see the highlights of the ancient West Bank and East Bank monuments in Luxor. These highlights include Valley of the Kings (Necropolis of Thebes), the Temple of Ramses III (Medinet Habu), the Colossi of Memnon and Karnak and Luxor Temples. You will be guided by a licensed Egyptologist tour guide and transported to all the sites by a private air-conditioned vehicle.

Luxor
8 Hours Approx

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Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Family friendly
  • Led by a qualified Egyptologist
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience

What You Can Expect

 

In the morning you will be picked up from Luxor airport or your hotel or port in Luxor by an air-conditioned vehicle for a full guided trip of about 8 hours. First you will be transported to Karnak in the East Bank of Luxor. Karnak is a complex of temples built in by different leaders and has many intricate designs. It is one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt.

After Karnak you will be taken to Luxor Temple, dedicated to the Theben Triad of Amun-Ra, Mut and Khonsu. You will see the granite statues of Ramses the Great. These ancient temples are a must-see for Luxor travelers. Afterwards, you will visit the Necropolis of Thebes in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. This ancient necropolis consists of tombs in the mountain side. Here you visit 3 tombs of various dynasties. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be on hand to recommend and advise you as to which tombs to visit.

After visiting the tombs go to Temple of Ramses III (Medinet Habu). Medinet Habu has a palace and a town in it. You can enter through the High Gate, or Migdol. Afterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III.

At every site you will get information from your Egyptologist tour guide and you will get free time to explore the ancient monuments by yourself. After touring the sites you will be transferred to your hotel/port in Luxor by an air-conditioned vehicle.

 

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