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Discover Luxor Top Attractions: East and West Banks Tours in 2 Days With Hot Air Balloon Ride

2 Day Tours


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. Hop on a marvelous hot air balloon trip for 30-45 minutes over Luxor sky. Enjoy a convenient private rounded transfer at your Luxor hotel or Nile Cruise. Book your proper hotel in Luxor and get ready for the magical tours.

  • See the most famous sites around Luxor on both sides of the river in two days
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Admire views of the world heritage city from the Hot Air Balloon.
  • Enjoy one tasty lunch at a local Luxor restaurant
  • Travel comfortably by private rounded transportation


Day 1: Luxor East Bank Tour

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.

Day 2: Hot Air Balloon and Luxor West Bank Tour

Following an early morning pick-up (around 4:30 to 5 am) from your hotel, drive towards the River Nile to cross to the West Bank on a motorboat followed by another vehicle transfer to the hot air balloon launch site. After listening to the safety instructions, hop into the hot air balloon’s shared basket and get ready for lift off. Rise up into the sky and enjoy a bird’s eye view of Luxor at sunrise. See the city from an entirely different perspective.

Take 30 to 45 minutes Hot Air Balloon flight over the west bank of Luxor and enjoy an aerial view of the country’s landscape and famous landmarks such as; the Ramessum temple, the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Hatshepsut Temple and the view of the Colossi of Memnon rising from the nearby fields. Be sure to capture the best moments of the sunrise over the Theban Necropolis mountains. Float back down to earth and you will receive a flight certificate and a small gift.

Back to your hotel to 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. Then, drive back in comfort to your hotel in Luxor.

Additional information:

  • The Balloon Ride trip departs every day, however, confirmation in advance is highly recommended.
  • Departure time may vary depending on sunrise time.
  • The hotel picks up takes place 45 minutes before the take-off scheduled time.
  • The children less than 6 years are not allowed to fly, they can be waiting for you in the ground support van and crew following your balloon.
  • Camera is not allowed in the balloon trip, you can use your cellphone to take pictures.
  • We recommend that you reserve your hot air balloon ride as early in your holiday as possible. This way, if there is a cancellation due to adverse weather conditions, you can plan to take the ride on a different day.
  • If the Hot Air Balloon trip has been cancelled due to bad weather you will be refunded with 70$ USD per adult and 60$ per child.


  • Pickup and drop-off at your Luxor Hotel or Nile Cruise by a private A/C. vehicle .
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology tour guide.
  • 30-45 minutes Balloon ride over Luxor sky.
  • One lunch at a local restaurant.


  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Hotel accommodation in Luxor.
  • Tipping to the guide and driver.
  • Water or Beverages during the lunchtime at the restaurant.

Tour Price:

  • Single: 220$
  • 2-15: 150$


Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip.

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 05.99 Free of Charge.
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 130$ USD per child
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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