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
-Return flight ticket Cairo – Luxor – Cairo
-Any extra not mentioned
Early morning around 3:30 AM our representative will pick you to Cairo Air Port to catch your flight to Luxor . Once you arrive to Luxor Air Port you will find our expert tour guide waiting you in front of the Exit door holding a sign by our company name to start your tour .
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 .
Next drive to 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 .
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 temples were built by Tutankhamun and Ramesses ll . During the Roman era , the Temple and its surrounding were a legionary fortress and the home of the Roman government in the area . During the Roman period a chapel inside the Luxor Temple Originally dedicated to goddess Mut was transformed in to a Tetrarchy cult chapel and later in to a church .
Finally you will back to Luxor Air Port to fly to Cairo to your start point .
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