- 12 hours
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- Your Hotel in Aswan
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Why you'll love this trip
Enjoy a full day trip to Luxor to visit The Karnak Temple, The Luxor Temple & the Luxor West bank.
explore the Karnak Temple Complex, the Valley of the Kings, Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, and Colossi of Memnon.
See the top sights of Luxor without spending the night there and get insight into ancient Egypt from your Egyptologist ide.
Private day trip by road from Aswan to Luxor, with private air-conditioned transport
Very comfortable – Pickup and drop off from / to your location in Aswan
Full Private tour. You can full customize the tour according to your full comfort and privacy
Informative Egyptologist tour guide to give you the great chance to understand the rich history
The tour gives you the opportunity to explore the greatest sites of Luxor in a very limited time frame
Valley of the Kings
Colossi of Memnon
Travel to Luxor by a modern private vehicle from Aswan with your tour guide to Luxor. Upon arrival you will visit the most attractive sites of Luxor Starting with Eastern bank of the Nile to visit Karnak Temple Complex which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Building at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period. It's a vast open-air museum, and the second largest ancient religious site in the world. It's mainly a place to worship the Theban triad (Gods Amon, his consort Mut, and their son Khunso).
Then stop for lunch. After that start your visit to the west bank of the Nile including (Valley of the kings where you will see the well preserved tombs belonging to the kings of the new kingdom including the great ruler Ramses II and the child King Tut Ankh Amon. (If you wish, pay an additional cost direct to enter the tomb of King Tutankhamun).
The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut it's called "the Holy of Holies”. It is one the best architecture buildings.It consist of three levels connected with each other by ramps and has different scenes on its walls depicting the divine birth of the Queen and her Commercial expedition to Punt Land. The temple is mainly dedicated to worship the supreme god Amon-Ra.
Then, stop for photos at the Colossi of Memnon: two towering statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, that once stood at his now long-gone funerary temple. Hear the stories and legends that surround the statues, and inspect the Roman-era graffiti engraved in the stone. Before your tour ends, perhaps take the opportunity to visit an alabaster factory and, if you wish, purchase some hand-cut pieces as souvenirs.
Around 17:00 pm Transfer back to your Hotel in Aswan OR your hotel in Luxor or even to Luxor airport in case if you would leave Luxor on that day.
- Pick up from your hotel in Aswan and back
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
- Professional English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees to the mentioned sights
- Lunch at quality restaurant
- Bottled water during your trip
- Pick up service from hotel and return
- Assistance of our personnel during tours
- Shopping tours in Luxor
- All services charges and taxes included
- Personal spending
- Optional Activities