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Full Day Tour to Best Monuments of Luxor From Aswan

Luxor, EG
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Full Day Tour to Best Monuments of Luxor From Aswan

Luxor, EG
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Experience the wonders of ancient Egypt on a full day tour to the best monuments of Luxor from Aswan. This extraordinary adventure will take you to the highlights of the West and East Bank, where you'll explore the Valley of the Kings, including the legendary Tomb of King Tutankhamun. Your knowledgeable Egyptologist tour guide will lead you through these incredible sites, revealing their fascinating history and secrets. Marvel at the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, and visit the remarkable Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Your journey will culminate at the majestic Karnak Temples, with their towering columns and intricate designs. This tour promises an unforgettable day filled with awe-inspiring sights and ancient wonders. Don't miss your chance to be transported back in time and immerse yourself in the grandeur of ancient Luxor.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Not Included
  • 11 hours
  • Suitable for 2-15 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Lunch
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance tickets

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Introduction

Get ready to embark on a journey through time with the Full Day Tour to Best Monuments of Luxor From Aswan. This incredible tour will take you to the ancient West and East Bank monuments of Luxor, providing you with an unforgettable experience of Egyptian history and culture. With a licensed Egyptologist tour guide by your side and a private air-conditioned vehicle to transport you, you will have the opportunity to explore some of the most iconic sites in Luxor.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can expect to visit the Valley of the Kings, where you will have the chance to explore tombs embedded in the mountain Thebes. This ancient necropolis is a must-see for Luxor travelers. You will also have the unique opportunity to visit the tomb of King Tutankhamun, coming face to face with his royal mummy. Additionally, you will visit the Tomb of Merenptah and the Tomb of Ramses III, both offering fascinating insights into ancient Egyptian mythology and history. The tour also includes visits to the renowned Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and the magnificent Temple of Karnak.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for history enthusiasts, culture lovers, and anyone with a keen interest in ancient civilizations. Whether you are a solo traveler, a family, or a group of friends, this tour will cater to your needs and provide you with a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Everyone, from curious beginners to seasoned travelers, will find immense value in exploring the wonders of Luxor.

Why book this?

By booking this tour, you are giving yourself the opportunity to witness the grandeur and beauty of Luxor's ancient monuments firsthand. The licensed Egyptologist tour guide will provide you with in-depth knowledge and insights, making the experience both educational and fascinating. With a private air-conditioned vehicle at your disposal, you can explore these iconic sites in comfort, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable journey. The combination of history, culture, and adventure makes this tour an absolute must for anyone visiting Luxor.

Good to know

It is important to note that entrance fees to certain tombs are not included in the tour price. However, your guide will provide you with the option to visit the tomb of Tutankhamun for an additional fee. Lunch will be provided at a restaurant with a beautiful Nile view, allowing you to take a break and indulge in delicious local cuisine. Don't forget your camera, as you will have numerous opportunities to capture breathtaking photos throughout the tour.

Reviews

Individuals who have taken this tour have shared overwhelmingly positive feedback about their experiences. They have praised the knowledgeable and friendly Egyptologist tour guides who brought the ancient sites to life through captivating storytelling. Many have expressed their awe at the sheer magnificence of the Valley of the Kings and its tombs, as well as the intricate details and artwork found in the various temples. Overall, customers have been extremely satisfied with the tour, highlighting it as a highlight of their trip to Luxor.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Valley of the Kings

In the morning your friendly driver will pick you up from your accommodation and transfer you to Cairo Airport for a flight to Luxor for a full day tour. Upon arrival at Luxor Airport you will pair up with your Egyptologist tour guide, who will take you to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor, including the Tomb of King Tutankhamun. It consists of tombs embedded in the mountain Thebes. This ancient necropolis is a must-see for Luxor travelers.

Admission Not Included

Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut)

Entrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun (350 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

Admission Not Included

Tomb of Merenptah

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 .

Admission Not Included

Tomb of Ramses III

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’

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Colossi of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III. Then, you will have a break to enjoy lunch in a restaurant with Nile view on the West Bank

Admission Not Included

Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari

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 .

Admission Not Included

Temple of Karnak

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 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

Admission Not Included

Tomb of Ramses IV

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.

Admission Not Included

Luxor Travels

(Pass by)

In the morning your friendly driver will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan by an air-conditioned vehicle for a private full day tour to Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor you will pair up with your Egyptologist tour guide, who will take you to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor, including the Tomb of King Tutankhamun. It consists of tombs embedded in the mountain Thebes. This ancient necropolis is a must-see for Luxor travelers.  After visiting the tombs, you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as a pharaoh. Afterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III around 1391-1353BC. Then, you will have a break to enjoy lunch in a restaurant with Nile view on the West Bank. 

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