Full day tour to see the highlights of the ancient West and East Bank monuments in Luxor from Aswan. These highlights include Valley of the Kings, Tomb of King Tutankhamun, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir al-Bahari), the Colossi of Memnon and Karnak Temples. You will be guided by a licensed Egyptologist tour guide and transported to all the sites by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
Details about this tour
In the morning your friendly driver will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan by an air-conditioned vehicle for a private full day tour to Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor you will pair up with your Egyptologist tour guide, who will take you to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor, including the Tomb of King Tutankhamun. It consists of tombs embedded in the mountain Thebes.This ancient necropolis is a must-see for Luxor travelers.
After visiting the tombs, you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as a pharaoh. Afterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III around 1391-1353BC. Then, you will have a break to enjoy lunch in a restaurant with Nile view on the West Bank.
After lunch, you will be transported to Karnak in the East Bank of Luxor. Karnak is a complex of temples built in different reigns, starting with the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake.
After touring the sites, you will be transferred to your hotel in Luxor by an air-conditioned vehicle.
This tour includes a qualified Egyptologist tour guide, transport by air-conditioned vehicle, all entrance fees for the mentioned sites, hotel pick up and drop off, and lunch.
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Qualified Egyptologist guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
- Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
This tour starts with pick up from a hotel in Aswan, and concludes with a drop off at a hotel in Luxor. Return to Aswan is not included.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate