Day 1: Luxor
In the morning, your guide meets you at the Luxor Airport or your Luxor hotel and takes you in a private air-conditioned vehicle to the Valley of the Kings, the royal necropolis of the capital of Thebes that has its tombs embedded in the mountain. Next, travel to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Temple of Ramses III (Medinat Habu), and the Colossi of Memnon.
Day 2: Luxor
Have the option to book a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the West Bank (additional cost). Then join your guide for your full-day tour of the Karnak Temples in the East Bank of Luxor, the Temple of Amon, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III, and the Sacred Lake. Continue to the Luxor Museum, which displays mummies, items from Tutankhamun's tomb, and more. Next up, visit the Luxor Temple, dedicated to Theben Triad of Amun-Ra, Mut and Khonsu. There you’ll find the massive statues of Ramses the Great and the Avenue of Sphinxes, two must-see destinations.
Day 3: Luxor – Aswan
Travel from your hotel in Luxor to Aswan in the morning, a drive that takes between three to four hours. In Aswan, visit the Philae Temple and the Aswan High Dam, then have the rest of the day free.
Day 4: Aswan
In the early morning, set out on the 1-hour drive to the Abu Simbel Temples. Your guide shows you around the two enormous sandstone temples, which are part of the UNESCO Nubian Monuments World Heritage site. Your tour ends with upon return to your hotel in Aswan or the Aswan Airport.