Tour Availability: Daily
Pick up Time: 8 am(Available to change)
Tour Type: Private
Tour Duration: 2 Days
Pick up Location: Luxor hotels/ Nile cruises.
Discover Luxor’s best attractions in two days with a qualified Egyptologist tour guide. Spend a wonderful 2 day in Luxor to enjoy your holiday and fantastic excursions to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Luxor Temple, Karnak Temples and more. Enjoy a convenient private rounded transfer at your Luxor hotel or Nile Cruise. A felucca cruise along the Nile and one lunch included. Book your proper hotel in Luxor and get ready for the magical tours.
This amazing tour will start with a pick up from your hotel or Nile Cruise in Luxor at 8:00 am or 3 pm (available to change) by our Egyptology tour guide. Start the tour by driving to the first stop of the day, Karnak Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Listed site built through 2000 years, covering an area of about 63 acres. Listen carefully to the stories and legends to be told by your tour guide. Marvel at the sheer size of the Great Hypo-style Hall, take photos between the huge columns and obelisks. Excavation of this temple only began in the 19th century and it is still ongoing.
In your way to Luxor Temple, stop to see the avenue of sphinxes, once linked the two temples together for the ancient Egyptians New Year Festival.
Proceed to Luxor Temple, which is among the most beautiful temples in Egypt, and was built by king Amonhotep III from the 18th. dynasty and completed by the great king Ramses II during the 19th dynasty, where ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic features are exhibited. Admire its obelisk and well preserved statues. Then, transfer back to your hotel in Luxor.
Have your breakfast and your Egyptology tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 8:00 am. Drive in nature for about 35 to 40 minutes to the West Bank to start by visiting the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs from the New Kingdom 18th to 20th dynasty carved their tombs in the mountains aiming to hide their treasure and protect their mummies. With your expert guide, learn about the rulers who are entombed here such as the Great Pharaoh Ramses II and Pharaoh Tutankhamun. Your tour guide will explain everything from outside as no guiding inside the tombs, then explore the best 3 selected tombs from the open ones.
Continue, to Hatshepsut Temple, one of the most beautiful and well-preserved temples of Ancient Egypt. Listen to her interesting story from your Egyptology guide and know how she managed to rule the country for 22 years as a sole Pharaoh. End your tour in the West Bank by a photo stop in front of the gigantic 17 meters statues of Memnon once depicted King Amenhotep III. Marvel at these fascinating sculptures and listen to incredible stories about the rulers and times through which they have lasted.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Then, drive down to the Nile and board a traditional felucca boat for one hour, relax, enjoy the scenery of the Nile views all the way, watch the real Egyptian life, pass by the farmer’s fields with the sugar cane as a major crop in Luxor. A the end, sail back to the Nile side to be transferred back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip.