Details of Full day tour Luxor
Full day tour Luxor will start by picking you up from your hotel in Luxor. And then, we will cross the Nile to the West Bank to visit The Valley of the Kings. The valley often called the Valley of the Gates of the Kings. In fact, the valley is where tombs constructed for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles. Moreover, the valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes (modern Luxor). Continue to visit Hatshepsut temple. The temple built on three terraced levels, with a causeway leading down to her Valley Temple. Gardens with trees planted in front of the lower courtyard.
On the way back, we will stop at Colossi of Memnon. They are one of the main attractions on the West Bank of Luxor. In fact, they are two gigantic statues known as the Colossi of Memnon. These two huge ruined statues are around 17 m high. They once stood at the entrance gate of the Mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Though little of the temple behind them remains today. They cut from two massive granite blocks, brought from quarries near Cairo. Moreover, they carved to represent the pharaoh Amenhotep III of Dynasty XVIII. Lunch will be during the tour in a local restaurant in the East Bank of Luxor. And then, we will visit Luxor Temple, located in the center of Luxor city.
Further details about full day tour Luxor:
Luxor temple known as “Ipet-resyt” or “the southern Opet”. The temple served as a focal point for the Opet festival. Once a year the divine image of Amun with his consort Mut and son Khonsu would journey in their sacred barques. It was from Karnak temple to Luxor temple to celebrate the festival. The festival held during the inundation. Proceed to visit Karnak Temple, the biggest temple complex in the world. The complex covers an area of 100 hectares. Much of it restored during the last century. In ancient times, Karnak known as Ipet-isut, ‘The most select of places’. Transfer back to your hotel.
- Valley of Kings.
- Hatshepsut temple.
- Colossi of Memnon.
- Luxor temple.
- Karnak temple.
- Trip duration: Approximately 8 hours.
- Tour type: by air conditioned coach.
- Trip runs: 7 days a week.
- Starting from: hotel in Luxor.
- Ending in: hotel in Luxor.
- Pick up time: 8 AM.
- Pick up services from from the hotel in Luxor.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Private English speaking guide. (German, Chinese, Russian, Italian 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