Luxor lies as the site of the Ancient Egyptian city of Waset ,Known to the Greeks as Thebes , Luxor has frequently been characterized as the world greatest open air museum as the ruins of the temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor stand within the modern city . Immediately opposite , across the River Nile , lie the monuments , Temples and tombs of the west bank Necropolis , which includes the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens .
– Pick up from your hotel or other
– Transfer by modern air conditioned private car
– Expert Egyptology tour guide speaking your language
– Entrance fees for all sights mentioned in the itinerary
– Bottle of water and snacks
-Wifi on board
-Felucca sail boat in River Nile
-Return sleeping train ticket Cairo – Luxor – Cairo
-One night accommodation in a hotel
-Meals as metioned in the itinerary
-Any extra not mentioned
A day before afternoon around 6:30 PM drive to railway station to catch your sleeping train for about 9 hours to Luxor ( Dinner , breakfast on board ) ,
Once you arrive you will find our expert tour guide waiting you holding a sign by our company name to start your tour .
Meals / Breakfast , Lunch
Start your tour by Colossi of Memnon for Amenohotep lll which are located west of the River Nile from the modern city of Luxor.
Then drive to Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut which Built for the queen Hatshepsut , it is located beneath the cliffs at Deir el-Bahari on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings . This mortuary temple is dedicated to Amun and Hatshepsut and situated next to the mortuary temple of Mentuhoteb ll .
After you finish you will be on a date with history by visiting Valley of the Kings which is a valley in Egypt where , for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC , rock cut tombs where excavated for pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom , The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile , opposite Thebes within the heart of the Theban Necropolis . It has 63 tombs and chambers .
Have your Lunch in a good quality local restaurant .
* Check in to your hotel
Get relax and Afternoon drive to Karnak Temple to enjoy the stunning unique sound and light show , then drive back to your hotel .
Meals / Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
Early morning after breakfast you will visit The Karnak Temple Complex , Which comprises a Vast mix of decayed temples , chapels , pylons , and other buildings near Luxor , Construction at the complex began during the reign of Senusert l in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolematic period , Although most of the extant buildings date from the New Kingdom . The area around Karnak was the ancient Egyptian and the main place of worship of the eighteenth dynasty Theban Triad with the god Amun as its head .
Then You will finish your tour by visiting the outstanding beautiful Temple , Luxor Temple which was constructed approximately 1400 BC . It was dedicated to the rejuvenation of kingship , The rear of the temple are chapels built by Amenhotep lll of the 18th Dynasty , and Alexander . other parts of the .
*Have your Lunch in a good quality local restaurant
You will finish your trip by amazing experience – felucca sail boat in River Nile
Note / Recommeded optional tour : Hot Balloon for 70$ per person
Finally drive to the railway station to catch your sleeping train to back to Cairo.
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