Enjoy a full-day tour around Luxor and discover the ancient capital of Egypt. You will have a full-day guided tour around the most famous historical sights in Egypt and you will discover all the temples and ancient monuments scattered on both banks of the Nile river that makes this city a real open-air museum. Luxor has so many wonders that will not fail to impress you.
Discover the amazing sightseeing with other travelers having the same passion.
In this tour, you will be visiting the most popular historical attractions of Luxor
Start your tour by meeting your Egyptology guide who is going to pick you up from your mentioned hotel or pickup place.
After picking up the rest of the group, you are going to start your journey by crossing the Nile over Luxor bridge passing by the agriculture and see the farmer`s life and enjoy the scenery of the landscape and get a brief explanation from the guide about what you are going to see and visit during the day. Also general information about the pharaoh`s history.
Valley of the Kings is the first attraction you will visit, It`s a symbol of pharaohs’ glory, this valley was chosen by the pharaohs to be their royal necropolis.
Secondly, you will move to visit The Memorial Temple of Hatchepsut(It is known also as Al Deir Al Bahary). The impressive cliff will not miss captivating your eyes with a very interesting story you will hear from your guide.
A quick break to have a drink and might stop for Alabaster handicraft where you will see the grandson of the artist who built the tombs in the valley of the kings, they still use the same equipment to make a beautiful sculpture and hand made things
Madinat Habu temple is the third sightseeing you will visit. This temple has been built by Pharaoh Ramses 3 and it is considered one of the best mortuary temples in Egypt because of its decorations with colored sculptures.
Colossi of Memnon is a Massive, proudly standing, and the gaze fixed toward the Nile. The two colossi of Memnon were the guardians of Amenhotep’s memorial temple. you will stop to take some photos.
From there, crossing the Nile to East bank where you Have lunch in a nice local restaurant.
Continue your day with the visit to the two glorious temples of the East Bank of the ancient Thebes.
Karnak temples, the vastest Ancient temple dedicated to the Theban triad Amun, Mut, and their son Khonsu. Karnak temple was connected to Luxor temple by an alley of the sphinx which was used during the Opet Festival.
End your day with Luxor temple, we choose this time always with the sunset, so you can see the temple during the day. Watch the sunset in the Nile from Luxor temple and also you can enjoy the temple when they illuminate it including the avenue of the sphinx.
Here ends your amazing tour, your guide will transfer you back to your hotel.