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Full-Day Luxor Highlights East and West Banks

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    Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt

    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, the Tomb of Horemheb, the Tomb of Merenptah .Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tomb of Ramses III, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Luxor Egypt

    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’

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Ramases IX, Valley of the Kings., Luxor Egypt

    Tomb of King Ramesses lX was the third pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty of the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. His name prior to assuming the crown was Amonhirkhopshef. He was the fifth son of Ramesses III and was appointed to the position of crown prince by the twenty-second year of his father's reign when all four of his elder brothers predeceased his promotion to crown prince .

    The tomb has so much colour and detail even the ceiling above the sarcophagi with its goddess Nut stretching across the space. The sarcophagus is one of the largest in the valley, even though some of the paintings have deteriorated this is one of the most decorated.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Merenptah, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Thebes, Luxor Egypt

    In Egyptian mythology, Ptah is the demiurge of Memphis, god of craftsmen and architects. In the or simply in its falcon form of the new deity, began to be placed in tombs to accompany and protect the dead on their journey to the West of Luxor .Tomb 8, which is located in the Valley of the Kings, was the burial place of the Pharaoh Merneptah and is the model of royal tombs Merneptah was a son of Ramesses II and Queen Isis-Nofret.the tomb was discovered by Howard Carter in 1903. Of coursethere is a material decrease in the number of lateral rooms, and a dramatic increase in the height of the corridors and rooms. He did away with the jogged axis used since the time of Horemheb and instead built the entire tomb on a single axis. Also, for the first time, the entrance was made considerably wider than earlier tombs .

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), Valley of the Kings, Luxor Egypt

    Entrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun (250.00 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

    Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt

    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 .

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt

    the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Luxor Egypt

    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.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Amun, Temple of Karnak complex, Luxor Egypt

    Temple of Amun, also known as Karnak Temples. 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.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Ramesses III, Karnak, Karnak,, Luxor 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.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,, Karnak, Luxor Egypt

    The Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs,

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Avenue of Sphinxes, between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor Egypt

    Avenue of Shoinxes ,Spectacular avenue stretched from Luxor to Karnak, a distance of 3 kms. Today, its only a few hundred metres long but its very impressive.this avenue used to conect the Karnak templo and the Luxor templo.A six miles avenue with sphinxes in both sides of it.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Obelisk of Thutmoses I, Luxor Egypt

    Obelisk of Thutmoses I

    The Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs,

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt

    Luxor Temple, which is dedicated to the Theben Triad of Amun-Ra, Mut and Khonsu. There you will see the granite statues of Ramses the Great. These ancient temples are a must-see for Luxor travelers.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Tombs of the Nobles, Thebes, Al Asasif Egypt

    Tombs of the Nobles

    Pass By: Howard Carter House, N/r Valley of the kings West Side, Luxor Egypt

    carter house

    Pass By: Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II), West Bank, Luxor Egypt

    Temple of Ramsess ll

    Pass By: Temple of Merenptah, West Bank of Luxor, Luxor Egypt

    temple of Merenptah

    Pass By: Tomb of Ramses VI, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Luxor Egypt

    Tomb of Ramser Vl

    Pass By: Mummification Museum, Corniche El Nil St. Opposite Mina Palace Hotel, Luxor Egypt

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    Pass By: Valley of the Nobles, West Bank near Ramesseum Gurna, Luxor Egypt

    Tombs of the Nobles, Al Asasif, New Valley Governorate

    Pass By: Temple of Seti I, Past the road to the Valley of the Kings, towards the village of el-Tarif. This is a Temple not a Tomb, Luxor Egypt

    Mortuary Temple of Seti I

    Pass By: Luxor Travels, 3 Al Qarna Rd, Al Bairat, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt

    Luxor Travels, 3 Al Qarna Rd 3, Al Qarna Rd, Luxor 85951 Egypt
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we can meet you at your accommodation
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Lunch
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • All entrance fees for the mentioned sites
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramses III
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramases IX
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Merenptah
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
    • Entry/Admission - Colossi of Memnon
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Amun
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Ramesses III, Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,
    • Entry/Admission - Avenue of Sphinxes
    • Entry/Admission - Obelisk of Thutmoses I
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun (250.00 EGP) (optional)
    • Gratuities
    • Airport transfers (return transfer can be added for additional cost of $30 per vehicle)
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Airport transfers (return transfer can be added for additional cost of $30...
    • Airport transfers (return transfer can be added for additional cost of $30...
    • Entrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun (250.00 EGP) (optional)
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We had an amazing time with Rania. Definitely would recommend her to anyone visiting luxor. She was a pro in terms of history knowledge and brought us to the best spots for pictures! 10/10 Thank you for the sugar cane drinks!!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Jérémie C
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We had the most amazing day touring the historic sites of Luxor with Rania. She was a magnificent story teller, teaching us all about the landmarks we were visiting in the most enticing way. We had a delicious and authentic lunch with a view of...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    2  Thank DeanaC94
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Our guide was Rania Raouf. She pick us at our hotel on time. She introduce herself and told us what the itinerary was at the beginning. Once we were in the car the tour started. She explained to us how life was in Luxor, things...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    2  Thank Karla R
    Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

    We took the Fullday tour to Luxor Monuments with the Luxor Travel agency. We had an excellent day with our guide Rania Raouf, who was very kind to us, and explained with great passion the relevant information of each place we visited. Thank you very...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    2  Thank Mauricio D
    Reviewed 20 June 2019

    We did the full day tour for Luxor and it was awesome! Saber was an excellent guide who knew when to give us space to explore on our own and also when to give us the knowledge and experience you seek. Picked us up right...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank robertwbarlett
    Ragab-ElMotgalye, Manager at Luxor Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2019

    Dear guests, We are so happy to hear that you experienced your tour to Luxor as awesome and we appreciate your feedback. We have passed along your compliments to Saber. Thank you for your positive review and your recommendation! Sincerely, Ragab El Motgalye

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    Yes, Luxor Travels can arrange pickup from Safaga Port for an additional fee. Please contact Luxor Travels by email in order to receive full information.
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