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Half-Day Tour – East Bank Luxor

Created with Sketch. Luxor, LXR, Egypt
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Duration

4 Hours

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

Unlimited

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Overview

Today is another fantastic day to find yourself in the essential places in East Luxor; never miss it.
Travel stylishly in Luxor, the ancient city of Thebes, in a hantour (horse and carriage). An avenue of Sphinxes once connected the glorious Temples of Luxor and Karnak.
Luxor Temple, built during Amenhotep III’s reign, was expanded by Ramses II, who also erected two obelisks, one of which remains, and the other is situated in the place de la Concorde in Paris.
With its vast Hypostyle hall covering 50,000 square feet, the incredible Temple of Karnak has 134 enormous columns, richly carved, thrusting skyward.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Luxor Temple.
  • The Karnak Temple.

Itinerary

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Tour Plan
Tour Plan

Geoota Travel's professional and friendly tour guide will meet you at your hotel.
Start your day with a visit to the temple of Luxor has, since its creation, always been a holy site that Amenhotep III built in the 18th Dynasty, and Rameses II and other successors completed it. After Egypt's pagan period, a Christian church and monastery located here, and after that, a mosque (13th-century Abu El-Haggag Mosque) was built that continues usage today.
In ancient Egypt, the temple region, now known as Luxor, was called Ipt rsyt, "the southern sanctuary," meaning to the holy of holies at the temple's southern end, wherein the principal god Amun. This Amun was the fertility god, and his statue was shaped on that of the similarly Min of Coptos. He also has a strong connection to both Karnak Temple and the West Thebes.
Proceed to the Temple of Karnak, located about three kilometers north of Luxor, Egypt, situated on 100 ha (247 acres), consist of three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples. Karnak is the site's modern name. Its ancient name was Ipet-isut, meaning "The Most Select (or Sacred) of Places."
Karnak Temple takes at least 5 hours to walk around its many areas and years to come to know it well. Learn more about the construction of Luxor and Karnak temples and their story with Geoota Travel.
Finally, the bus will be waiting to drop your return at your hotel in Luxor.

Included/Exclude

  • Pick up/Drop off services; Round Trip Transfers From/To your hotel.
  • Private Transport by a modern air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Specialized Bilingual Egyptologist licensed tour Guide.
  • Entrance Fees to all the sites mentioned above in the itinerary.
  • Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.
  • A shopping tour in Luxor.
  • All taxes & service charges.
  • Lunch meal of good quality will serve in a local restaurant.
  • Any Insurance.
  • Drinks & Personal Expenses.
  • Tips and Gratuities.
  • Additional optional activity Services.

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Luxor, LXR, Egypt

FAQs

A. When and where does the tour start/end?
Your tour will start/conclude in your hotel as its private daily tour for approximately 04 hours from 08.00 AM till 01.00 PM.
B. Do you arrange a lunch meal?
Yes, this tour excludes any meals. However, some clients who wish to try a delicious Egyptian lunch (against charge) should indicate booking to pick them up earlier and arrange it on-site directly.
C. Do you arrange airport transfers?
Private airport transfers are when you and your travel companions order pre-booked transportation to your destination. Airport transfer fees usually start at about $10 per person one way. In other words, it is not in this tour fare; you can expect to pay at least an additional $20 per person for transportation to and from the airport. Typically, you are met at Luxor airport by a Geoota Travel driver & Guide holding signs with names outside of the arrival hall's baggage claim.

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