Luxor tour from Aswan booking, prices, reviews
Luxor tour from Aswan will start by picking you up from your hotel in Aswan. And then, we will drive for about 03 hours to Luxor. Upon arrival Luxor, we will start a full day tour by crossing the Nile to the West Bank. Over there we will visit the Valley of the Kings. In fact, it less often called the Valley of the Gates of the Kings. It is a valley in Egypt where tombs constructed for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom. In fact, it was for a period of 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC.
Moreover, the valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes (modern Luxor). Furthermore, it is within the heart of the Theban Necropolis. The wadi consists of two valleys which are East Valley and West Valley. In fact, the East Valley is where the majority of the royal tombs situated. Luxor tour from Aswan will also include a visit to Hatshepsut temple. In fact, the temple built on three terraced levels. Moreover, it is with a causeway which leads down to her Valley temple. The valley temple connected to the Nile River by a canal. In fact, the valley temple now lost. Furthermore, gardens with trees planted in front of the lower courtyard.
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Luxor tour from Aswan will also include a visit to Colossi of Memnon on the way back. In fact, the site is a landmark which everyone passes on the road to the monument area. They are two gigantic statues around 17 meter high. They once stood at the entrance gate of the Mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. In fact, a little of the temple behind them remains today. Moreover, they cut from two massive granite blocks and brought from quarries near Cairo. Furthermore, they carved to represent the pharaoh Amenhotep III of Dynasty XVIII. The Luxor tour from Aswan will include a lunch.
The lunch will be at a local restaurant in the East Bank of Luxor. And then, we will visit Luxor temple which located in the center of Luxor city. The temple known as “Ipet-resyt” or “the southern Opet”. In fact, it served as a focal point for the Opet festival. Once a year the divine image of Amun with his consort Mut would journey in their sacred barques. It was from Karnak temple to Luxor temple. In fact, it was to celebrate the festival which held during the inundation.
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The Luxor tour from Aswan also includes a visit to Karnak temple. In fact, it is the biggest temple complex in the world. It covers an area of 100 hectares. There is nowhere more impressive to the first-time visitor. Much of it restored during the last century. In ancient times, Karnak known as Ipet-isut, “The most select of places”. And then, we will drive back to your hotel in Aswan.
- Colossi of Memnon.
- Hatshepsut temple.
- Karnak temple.
- Luxor temple.
- Valley of the Kings.
- Trip duration: Approximately 11 hours.
- Tour type: by air conditioned coach.
- Trip runs: 7 days a week.
- Starting from: hotel in Aswan.
- Ending in: hotel in Aswan.
- Pick up time: 6 AM.
- Pick up services from from the hotel in Aswan.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Private English speaking guide. (Chinese, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish speaking guides are available).
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
- A mineral water bottle during the tour in the coach.
- Lunch during the tour at a local restaurant.
- Any personal expenses.
- Drinks during the meals.