Luxor
Departure
8 hours
Duration
Every Day
Runs on

Immerse yourself further into Egypt’s history as your own private Egyptologist guide from Excursions Egypt to East Bank and West Bank in Luxor.

Luxor is a city in Upper (southern) Egypt and the capital of Luxor Governorate. As the site of the Ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, Luxor has frequently been characterized as the “world’s greatest open air museum”, as the ruins of the temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor stand within the modern city Immediately opposite, across the River Nile, lie the monuments, temples and tombs on the West Bank Necropolis, which include the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. Thousands of international tourists arrive annually to visit these monuments, contributing a large part towards the economy for the modern city.

We will be glad to pick you up from your hotel by air-conditioned modern van to Luxor highlights, where you will be accompanied by your own Egyptologist tour guide to visit the famous Karnak temple the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means the most sacred of places. The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than two thousand years by generation after generation of pharaohs Within the complex, the great Hypostyle Hall is an incredible forest of giant pillars.

Then continue the tour to visit the majestic Luxor temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amun continue to the west bank where situated the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary. This impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it with some free time for shopping in Luxor. From there will be driven to your hotel.

 

Tour Details

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONYour hotel in Luxor
DEPARTURE TIME8.00 AM
RETURN TIMEApproximately 4.00 PM
BRINGCamera, Sunglasses & Hat, Comfortable shoes
INCLUDED
Pick-up and drop off from Luxor hotel or Cruise
All transfers by a private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide
Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
Lunch
All service charges and taxes
NOT INCLUDED
Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary
Drinks in restaurant

 

1

8.00 AM – Pick-up & Transportation

You will be picked-up from your hotel/Nile Cruise in Luxor and start your tour with your friendly English speaking guide.
2

Karnak & Luxor Temples

Our tour begins with a visit to the Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.
3

Lunch

Enjoy lunch at good quality local restaurant and look forward to the other highlights to come on this tour.
4

Valley of Kings

Cross over the Nile river to reach the City of the Dead. Visit the Valley of the Kings with the famous grave of Tutankhamun, Seti I and Ramses VI.
5

Hatshepsut temple

Continue to discover the Temple of Hatshepsut, the only female ruler of ancient Egypt before visiting Colossi of Memnon.
6

4.00 PM – Return

Relaxing drive back to your Luxor hotel/Nile Cruise.

Deposit and Balance of Payment

A down payment (20%) will be required when confirming your booking and can be paid by credit or debit card (Visa / MasterCard) via PayPal Secured payment system on our website. The balance of payment (80%) will be required on arrival / pick up, to be paid to your tour director in cash.

Tour Voucher

After your tour is confirmed we will email final confirmation and voucher to print and bring with you. Details will include contact numbers and additional information for your convenience.

Cancellation Policy

Excursions Egypt does not charge a cancellation fee for tours and excursions cancelled for ‘force majeure’ reasons such as volcanoes, earthquakes, or reasons beyond control. If cancellation happens due to personal or business reasons and Excursions Egypt has already incurred costs on your behalf, these costs will be transferred to you.

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