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Luxor Highlights East and West Banks+ Lunch and Felucca Ride

Full Day Tour
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Overview

Make the most of your time in Luxor on a full-day private tour that explores the highlights of the East and West Banks of the Nile. Discover the Temple of Karnak, Luxor Temple, the Theban Necropolis, the Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Queen Hatshesut with a qualified Egyptology guide. Relax onboard of a sailing boat to discover the real Egyptian life for one hour. Traveling in the comfort of a private, Air-Conditioned vehicle. You will have the flexibility to enjoy Luxor sites at your own pace, with door-to-door transport included.

  • Discover the most important Luxor sites on an amazing full day guided tour.
  • Visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshesut Temple and Colossi of Memmnon on the west bank.
  • Tour the Karnak and Luxor Temples on the east bank.
  • Hotel pickup, drop-off, one hour Felucca ride and lunch are included.

Run

Tour Type

Pick up Time

Everyday Private Around 8:00 am

(available to change)

Tour Duration

 Site opening time

About 8 Hours 6 am to 5 pm

Itinerary

Egypt Gift Tours Egyptology tour guide will pick you up from your Hotel/Nile Cruise in Luxor around 8 am, by air-conditioned vehicle to start your day tour. 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 carved their tombs in the mountains aiming to hide their treasure and protect their mummies. 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.

Proceed to visit the Mortuary temple to the famous queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. Learn more about 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 statues of Memnon. Then, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant (beverages are not included).

Back to the East Bank to see the greatest example of a site of worship in history and the largest temple all over the world; Karnak Temple 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.

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.

Then, 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 Ramesses II during the 19th dynasty, where ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic features are exhibited. Admire its obelisk and well preserved statues.

Drive down to the Nile, board your boat and 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.
At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Included:

  • Round-trip transfers from your Luxor hotel or cruise by an A/C vehicle..
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology tour guide.
  • Bottle of water during the tour.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • One hour Felucca ride in Luxor.

Excluded:

  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping to the guide and driver.
  • Water or beverages during the lunchtime.

Tour Price:

  • Single: 130 $
  • 2-15: 110 $

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 05.99 Free of Charge.
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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