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Private Half-Day Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temple with a Guide

Luxor, EG

Private Half-Day Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temple with a Guide

Luxor, EG
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Discover the ancient wonders of Egypt on a private half-day tour to Karnak and Luxor Temple with a guide. Leave the big groups behind and experience these iconic sites at your own pace and for a fair price. Your private Egyptologist guide will bring the history of both temples to life, from the massive hall of columns at Karnak to the sacred lake and scarab beetle. Learn about the Avenue of Sphinxes connecting both temples and marvel at the roman graffiti and sanctuary built by Alexander the Great at Luxor Temple. With a total duration of 240 to 300 minutes, this tour promises an unforgettable journey into the past. Book now and immerse yourself in the ancient and modern wonders of Egypt.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 4 hours - 5 hours
  • Suitable for 1-7 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Private tour with guide
  • Unforgettable ancient sites
  • Story behind the scarab beetle
  • Sphinx avenue connecting temples
  • Roman graffiti and Alexander the Great sanctuary
  • Pick up services from your hotel, Nile cruise or apartment in Luxor and return
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Private English speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • All service charges and taxes
  • Tipping

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Step into the captivating world of ancient Egypt with a private half-day tour to Karnak and Luxor Temple. Transport yourself back in time as you explore these magnificent sites, accompanied by your own Egyptologist guide. Say goodbye to crowded group tours and embrace the intimate experience of a private tour that will immerse you in the rich history and culture of Egypt.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can expect to delve into the fascinating stories behind Karnak and Luxor temples. Marvel at the awe-inspiring size of Karnak temple, the largest religious building ever constructed. Stand in awe as you gaze upon the massive hall of columns, adorned with 134 majestic pillars. Discover the secrets of the sacred lake and the symbolic scarab beetle that holds a significant place in ancient Egyptian mythology. At Luxor temple, witness the majestic Avenue of Sphinxes, a grand pathway that once connected Luxor and Karnak temples. Explore the outer and inner parts of the temple, each with its own historical significance. Be captivated by the remnants of Alexander the Great's contributions and the intricate details on the temple walls.

Who is this for?

This private tour is tailored for curious travelers who crave a deeper understanding of the ancient Egyptian civilization. Whether you are a history enthusiast, an archaeology buff, or simply a curious explorer, this tour will transport you to a bygone era and ignite your imagination. It is suitable for individuals, couples, families, and small groups who seek an exclusive and personalized experience.

Why book this?

Embarking on this private tour allows you to embark on a unique and unforgettable journey through ancient Egypt. With the expertise of your Egyptologist guide, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of the historical and cultural significance of both Karnak and Luxor temples. The small group setting ensures an intimate and personalized experience, with ample opportunities to ask questions and delve deeper into the intriguing stories of these sacred sites. Escape the crowds and experience the awe-inspiring grandeur of these temples at your own pace. No need to rush or deal with the constraints of a large group. Enjoy the flexibility to spend more time exploring the areas that captivate your interest the most and capture stunning photographs without the worry of obstructed views.

Good to know

It's important to note that this tour has a total duration of 240 to 300 minutes, allowing you ample time to fully immerse yourself in the wonders of Karnak and Luxor temples. Remember to wear comfortable clothing and footwear, as you'll be doing some walking.


Reviews from previous travelers rave about the expertise and knowledge of the Egyptologist guides, who contributed to making their tour both informative and engaging. Visitors were thrilled with the personalized experience of a private tour, allowing them to truly appreciate the magnificence of these ancient sites. Overall, visitors were left in awe of the history and beauty that unfolded before their eyes, making this tour a highly recommended experience for anyone visiting Egypt.

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

Temple of Karnak

We will head to Karnak temple. The largest religious building ever constructed. It has a massive size and will really leave you shocked. Each statue and part of it has a story behind. Enjoy watching the massive hall of columns with a total number of 134 columns, it's the largest one all over. Continue seeing the gigantic scarab beetle, big obelisks and the sacred lake of the temple. Our guide will ensure that you know the story and the history of the place then leave you to enjoy the place in peace and take pictures.

Admission Included

Luxor Temple

In front of the temple is the beginning of the Avenue of Sphinxes that ran all the way to the temples at Karnak 3km to the north, and is now almost entirely excavated. The outer part of this temple was built by Ramses the second while the inner part was done by Amenophes the third. Alexander the great as well added his own touch and reconstructed the altar and put deceptions of him on the walls of this temple

Admission Included

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