The Best of Aswan and Luxor in 4 Days from Aswan

Spend four days exploring the ancient sites of Aswan and Luxor with a private guide, on a tour that includes all transport, entrance fees, guided visits and independent time to explore. Visit the Philae Temple, the Aswan dams, and the Nubian temples of Abu Simbel, then tour the Valley of the Kings, the Karnak Temples, and Luxor sites. This tour begins in Aswan and concludes in Luxor.

per adult from

$607

AUD

Duration

4 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
    • Entry/Admission - Aswan High Dam
    • Entry/Admission - Abu Simbel Temple Complex
    • 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 - Temple of Medinat Habu
    • Entry/Admission - Colossi of Memnon
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Any optional tours as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Gratuities
    • Accommodations

  • Day 1: Aswan : the Temple of Philae - the High Dam

    Pass By: Luxor Travels, 3 Al Qarna Rd 3, Al Qarna Rd, Luxor 85951 Egypt
    Luxor travels

    Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
    the Temple of Philae, which was built in honour of goddess Isis. After this visit you will go to the High Dam, an engineering miracle used as an embankment dam situated across the Nile River, built in the 1960’s to protect Egypt from annual floods.
    You will be transferred back to the cruise ship for lunch, where you can also enjoy cruise activities and dinner in the evening. Spend the night on board in Aswan.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt
    you will go to the High Dam, an engineering miracle used as an embankment dam situated across the Nile River, built in the 1960’s to protect Egypt from annual floods.
    Duration: 25 minutes

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

    Day 2: Aswan : Abu Simbel Temple Complex

    Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Egypt
    It is an archaeological site located in the belly of the mountain, south of Aswan
    made up of two large temples carved into the rock. It was built by King Ramses II in 1250 BC These two temples were among the greatest temples in ancient Egypt. They are usually called the "Great Temple of Abu Simbel" and the "Little Temple of Abu Simbel," both of which are more spacious and grandiose than all the Egyptian rock temples of all times. There are six statues at the entrance to the other temple, four of them of Ramses II and two of his wife Nefertari.
    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Day 3: Luxor West Bank

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

    Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    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: Temple of Medinat Habu, Al Bairat, Luxor Egypt
    Such as the Temple of Ramses III "Habu", one of the most important Pharaonic temples. Its establishment dates back to the era of the Twentieth Dynasty in ancient Egyptian history, and it had a special religious sanctity for the ancient Egyptians.
    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.
    two vast 60-foot (18-meter) seated statues
    Duration: 25 minutes

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

    Day 4: Luxor East Bank

    Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Karnak, 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: 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

    Stop At: Luxor Museum, Center Corniche Ave, Luxor Egypt
    which includes artifacts from Tutankhamun’s tomb , which displays mummies, items from Tutankhamun's tomb, and more.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Aswan hotel or Aswan AirportDates: DailyReturn point: Concludes at Luxor hotel or Luxor Airport between 12 pm and 2 pm
    Departure Time :
    6:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Passport name, number, and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Luxor Travels

Activity ID: V-8652P125

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