Private tour to East and West Luxor from Aswan
Details for Private tour to East and West Luxor from Aswan:
Luxor is a city in Upper (southern) Egypt and the capital of Luxor Governorate As the site of the Ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, Luxor has frequently been characterized as the “world’s 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 on the West Bank Necropolis, which include the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens Thousands of international tourists arrive annually to visit these monuments, contributing a large part towards the economy for the modern city.
We will be glad to pick you up from your hotel or Nile Cruise in Aswan by air-conditioned modern van to Luxor highlights to start the Private tour to East and West Luxor from Aswan, where you will be accompanied by your own Egyptologist tour guide to visit the famous Karnak temple the largest place of worship ever built Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than two thousand years by generation after generation of pharaohs Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars.
Then continue the tour to visit the majestic Luxor temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amun continue to the west bank where situated the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon).
and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it with some free time for shopping in Luxor, From there will be driven to your hotel in Aswan.
Pickup Time: Pickup from your hotel in Aswan
Duration: 1 day
Tour Type: Group
Guide Lang: Professional English/Dutch, German speaking Egyptologist guide
– Pick up service from your hotel in Aswan and return
– Entrance fees to the mentioned historical places
– All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
– Lunch at a good quality local restaurant
– Bottled water during your trip
– All service charges and taxes
What doesn’t include?
– Any extras not mentioned in the program
– Personal expenses
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