Private 2-Day Luxor Highlights Tour

Private, 2-day guided-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 Queen Hatshepsut , the Colossi of Memnon, 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.

per adult from

$171

AUD

Duration

2 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • All entrance fees included
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramses III
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Merenptah
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
    • Entry/Admission - Colossi of Memnon
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramses IV
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Amun
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Ramesses III, Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,
    • Entry/Admission - Obelisk of Thutmoses I
    • Entry/Admission - Avenue of Sphinxes
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Before the tour you have the possibility of optional hot air ballooning (additional cost of $80 pp).

  • Day 1: Luxor west bank

    Pass By: Luxor Travels, 3 Al Qarna Rd 3, Al Qarna Rd, Luxor 85951 Egypt
    Two 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 tha Queen Hatshepsut the Colossi of Memnon, Karnak and Luxor Temples. there is a possibility of optional hot air ballooning over the Valley of the Kings Necropolis of Thebes West Bank You will be guided by a licensed Egyptologist tour guide and transported to all the sites by a private air-conditioned vehicle.

    On day two, there is a possibility of optional hot air ballooning over the Valley of the Kings Necropolis of Thebes West Bank (additional cost and weather permitting costs ar .

    Day 1:

    In the morning you will be picked up from Luxor airport or your hotel/port in Luxor for a full guided trip of about 6 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 consists of tombs embedded in the mountain Thebes. 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 you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as pharaoh. Afterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt.

    After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle .

    Day 2:

    On day two, there is a possibility of optional hot air ballooning over the Valley of the Kings Necropolis of Thebes West Bank (additional cost and weather permitting costs ar (100 USD)PP ).

    After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel for a full guided trip of about 4 hours to Karnak in the East Bank of Luxor. Karnak is a complex of temples built in different reigns, starting with the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Hypostyle, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III. Karnak beats every other pharaonic monument: it is simply one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt. After Karnak you will be taken to 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. 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 back to your hotel in Luxor


    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

    Pass By: 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.

    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: 20 minutes

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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
    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

    Stop At: Tomb of Ramses IV, Valle de Los Reyes, Luxor Egypt
    The tomb of Ramses IV (KV 2) in the Valley of the Kings is rather different than most other tombs built here. This tomb is by far the most spectacular of the other tombs you will see. The hieroglyphics on the wall depict scenes from the Litany of Ra, Book of the Dead, Book of Caverns, the Book of the Heavens, Book of Amduat, and the Book of the Night. The blue and white colors on the walls inside the burial chamber are very vibrant and you can see the king's sarcophagus made of rose-colored granite. There is also a beautiful scene of goddess Nut on the ceiling, where she is depicted swallowing the sun, and it traveling through her stomach, for Nut to give birth to it.

    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

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Luxor East Bank

    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 Karnak, 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 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: 2 hours

    Stop At: Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Obelisk of Thutmoses I, Luxor Egypt
    Obelisk of Thutmoses I, Luxor Egypt
    Duration: 15 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: 1 hour

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

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Centrally-located hotel in LuxorAddress: Central or harbor located hotels (East and West Bank)Departure Time Daily 7,8, 9 10,11 Am 12 pm 1 pm
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible, however, be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may pose difficulties for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Luxor Travels

Activity ID: V-8652P3

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