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Full-Day Tour – East and West Banks Luxor

Created with Sketch. Luxor, LXR, Egypt
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Duration

8 Hours

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

Unlimited

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Overview

Immerse yourself into Egyptian Culture via East and West Luxor. Visit Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple in East Bank Luxor, and scout Valley of the kings with its many tombs of ancient and powerful kings of the New Kingdom, Hatshepsut Temple, and the Colossi of Memnon in the west bank Luxor.
Luxor magical city is the world’s most extensive open-air museum endeavors to fill any gap in Egyptian history, describing each pharaoh’s contribution in turn through the centuries until the temples’ final closure in the Christian era.
The period covered involves some of the most illustrious names associated with ancient Egypt:
Hatshepsut, Tuthmosis III, Amenhotep III, Akhenaten, Tutankhamun, Ramesses II – names resounded down through history to the present day. It is no exaggeration to say that ancient Egypt’s entire history is outlined in these spectacular monuments’ stones.
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Luxor Temple.
  • The Karnak Temple.
  • The Valley of the Kings.
  • The Hatshepsut Temple.
  • The Colossi of Memnon.

Itinerary

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Tour Plan:

Geoota Travel's professional and friendly tour guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby.
Start your day by the return to ancient Egyptian time with this fantastic tour to Luxor highlights.
Firstly, visit and explore Amun-Re's temple at Karnak Temple; it was called Ipet-isu or "The most select of places" and contains a vast mix of ruined temples, pylons, chapels, and other buildings.
Karnak Temple is arguably the largest and most intricate religious site of the ancient world ever made, learning more about Luxor temple and how the Sphinx avenue connected these two temples.
Continue to drive by your air-conditioned vehicle to watch Gigantic Luxor Temple's glory known as ipet resyt ("the southern harem"). Learn more about the most important religious festivals of ancient Egypt – the annual Opet Festival.
Lunch will serve at a local restaurant.
It's time to see the Valley of the Kings, situated on Thebes' ancient site in the west bank; the Valley of Kings is the old burial ground of many of Egypt's New Kingdom rulers. An awe-inspiring sight! There, you will find Tutankhamen's tomb, which was discovered almost intact in 1922, and Ramses IV's tomb, among others.
A ticket will allow you are visiting 3 of the 63 tombs on-site, except Tutankhamen's tomb, which requires an additional ticket.
Proceed near the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, also known as Deir El-Bahari, dedicated to Amon-Ra, the sun god. Designed by a genius architect named Senemut, the temple is unique as it was intended like classical architecture.
Note the long, colonnaded terrace: 97 ft high, pylons, courts, and hypostyle hall, while Inside, you will see the sun court, chapel, and sanctuary.
On the way back, you will watch the gigantic Colossi of Memnon, two statues representing King Amenhotep III of the Egypt 18th Dynasty, sat at his temple's doors. When exploring the site, you will see several statues and figures, the temple's structure, and the remaining column bases.
Finally, drive-by air-conditioned vehicle back to 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.
  • Lunch meal of good quality will serve in a local restaurant.
  • Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.
  • A shopping tour in Luxor. (Max. 2 Stops).
  • All taxes & service charges.
  • The entrance inside King Tut Tomb.
  • 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 your hotel as its private daily tour for approximately 08 hours from 08.00 AM till 05.00 PM.
B. Do you arrange an entrance inside King Tut Tomb?
Yes, this tour visits the Valley of the Kings. However, some clients who wish to enter inside some Tombs, especially the King Tut Tomb (against charge), should indicate booking to pick them up earlier and purchase tickets directly on site.
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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