Follow in the footsteps of pharaohs and check off Luxor’s star attractions in just one day on this convenient door-to-door tour with Egyptologist guide. Start by exploring three tombs in the Valley of the Kings, progress to the vast Temple of Hatshepsut, then admire the Colossi of Memnon. Enjoy a restaurant lunch before you cross to the East Bank to visit the Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple.
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Our Egyptologist tour guide will pick you up from the hotel in air-conditioned van to the west bank of Luxor visiting Valley of the kings 3 tombs where you will see the well-reserved tombs belongs to the kings of the new kingdom including the great ruler Ramses II and child king Tut Ankh Amon(optional), the mortury temple of queen Hatshepsut it’s called “the holy of holles” it is one of the best architecture building, its consisted of 3 levels connected with each other by rambs and has different scens on its walls depicting the divine birth of the queen and her commercial expeditions to punt land. the temple is mainly dedicated to worship supreme god Amon-Ra and the 2 colossi of Memnon which are the 2 massive statues represnting king Amonhotep III in a sitting position then enjoy Lunch, drive back to the east side to visit the massive temples on the east bank Karnak temple which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples , chapels, pylons, and other buildings. buildings at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the middle kingdom and continued into the ptolemaic period. it’s a vast open air museum and second largest ancient relogios site in the world. it’s mainly a place to woreship the theban traid ( god Amon, his consort Mut, and thier son Khunso) the second temple is Luxor temple which is believed the one of the ancient Egyptian’s festivals was held inside the temple as there are different scens on the walls representing the celebration of the festivals, it’s inner part was build by king Amonhotep III while the outer part was built by Ramses II after entering the temple you will find a mosque called “Abu El Hagag” was built on the ruins of a church which were built inside a temple. to the rear of the temple there are a chapels built by king Alexander the great
Location: Northern Africa » Egypt » Nile River Valley » Nile River Valley
Commences: Luxor, Egypt
Duration: 6 to 8 hours