Luxor West Bank Tour to Valley of Kings & Hatshepsut Temple

Tour Itinerary

Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor by our modern air-conditioned vehicle in a guided tour to Luxor West Bank. The City of Luxor is the greatest archeological city in the world. It considered as the biggest open air Museum in the world as it combines the largest number of monuments. In Luxor trip you will visit the following sights with your Egyptology expert tour guide:
Valley of the kings Trip
The Valley of the Kings actually has two components – the East Valley and the West Valley. It is the East Valley which most tourists visit and in which most of the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs can be found. (The West Valley has only one remote tomb open to the public, that of Ay who was Tutankhamun’s successor.)
Beginning with the 18th Dynasty and ending with the 20th, the kings abandoned the Memphis area and built their tombs in Thebes. Also abandoned were the pyramid style tombs. Most of the tombs were cut into the limestone following a similar pattern, three corridors, an antechamber and a sunken sarcophagus chamber. These catacombs were harder to rob and were more easily concealed. Construction usually lasted six years, beginning with the new reign. The texts in the tombs are from the Book of the Dead, the Book of the Gates and the Book of the Underworld. Lunch meal will be served at five stars restaurant in Luxor or in a local restaurant as per your desire
Deir el-Bahri Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
The Temple of Hatshepsut is the best-preserved of the three complexes. Called by the people Djeser-djeseru, “sacred of sacreds”, Hatshepsut’s terraced and rock-cut temple is one of the most impressive monuments of the west bank. Situated directly against the rock face of Deir el-Bahri’s great rock bay, the temple not only echoed the lines of the surrounding cliffs in its design, but it seems a natural extension of the rock faces. The temple was little more than a ruin when first excavated in 1891, but it has led to a great deal of successful reconstruction. The temple took 15 years to build and was modified throughout that time.
Colossi of Memnon Tour
The twin statues depict Amenhotep III in a seated position, his hands resting on his knees and his gaze facing eastwards towards the river. Two shorter figures are carved into the front throne alongside his legs: these are his wife Tiy and mother Mutemwiya. The side panels depict the Nile God Hapy. Then you will stop for shopping opportunity at the Old Market in Luxor, where you may wish to pick up a few good quality souvenirs. Then you will be transferred to your hotel in Luxor. End of Luxor trip.



Includes

- Pick up and drop off services from your hotel in Luxor
- Entrance fees to the sights in Luxor
- Lunch meals during Luxor trip at a local restaurant
- English speaking Egyptology expert guide during Luxor trip
- All transfer by air-conditioned vehicle in Luxor
- Mineral water and soft drinks on board the vehicle during Luxor tour
- Assistance by our staff in pick up and drop off in Luxor



Excludes

Personal Expenses in Luxor
Optional tours in Luxor



General Information

- Tour is private
- Our tour guides are minimum 7 years experience
- There is No hidden fees
- We offer Best tours in terms of ( service -prices - guides- vehicles - meals..etc )

Optional tripsin Luxor
1- Hot air Balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings
2- Sound and Light show at Karnak Temple



Tour Prices
Number of Persons Price per Person
2-3 $59
4-6 $52
7-10 $45
more than 10
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