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Luxor Highlights in Two Days

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    Day 1: Luxor west Bank

    Pass By: Luxor Travels, 3 Al Qarna Rd 3, Al Qarna Rd, Luxor 85951 Egypt
    Day 1:
    In the morning you will be picked up from Luxor airport or your hotel/port in Luxor for a full guided trip of about 6 hours. First you will be transported to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. This ancient necropolis consists of tombs embedded in the mountain Thebes. Here you visit 3 tombs of various dynasties. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be on hand to recommend and advise you as to which tombs to visit. After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as pharaoh. Afterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt.
    After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle .
    Day 2:
    On day two, there is a possibility of optional hot air ballooning over the Valley of the Kings Necropolis of Thebes West Bank (additional cost and weather permitting costs ar (100 USD)PP ).
    After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel for a full guided trip of about 4 hours 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, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III. Karnak beats every other pharaonic monument: it is simply one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt. After Karnak you will be taken to Luxor Temple, which is dedicated to the Theben Triad of Amun-Ra, Mut and Khonsu. There you will see the granite statues of Ramses the Great. These ancient temples are a must-see for Luxor travelers. At every site you will get information from your Egyptologist tour guide and you will get free time to explore the ancient monuments by yourself.
    After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel in Luxor.

    Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
    in the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in central Luxor or harbor by an air-conditioned vehicle for a full guided trip of about 8 hours. First you will be transported to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. This ancient necropolis is a must-see for Luxor travelers. There you visit four royal tombs, including the Tomb of Ramses, the Tomb of Horemheb, the Tomb of Merenptah .Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tomb of Ramses III, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Luxor Egypt
    The tomb of Ramesses III, designated as KV 11, is a complex system in the Valley of the Kings. It has been known since antiquity,the wonderful decorations include colourful painted sunken reliefs featuring the traditional ritual texts (Litany of Ra, Book of Gates etc) and Ramses before the gods. Unusual here are the secular scenes, in the small side rooms of the entrance corridor, showing foreign tributes, such as highly detailed pottery imported from the Aegean, the royal armoury, boats and, in the last of these side chambers, the blind harpists that gave the tomb one of its alternative names: ‘Tomb of the Harpers’
    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Ramases IX, Valley of the Kings., Luxor Egypt
    Tomb of King Ramesses lX was the third pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty of the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. His name prior to assuming the crown was Amonhirkhopshef. He was the fifth son of Ramesses III and was appointed to the position of crown prince by the twenty-second year of his father's reign when all four of his elder brothers predeceased his promotion to crown prince .
    The tomb has so much colour and detail even the ceiling above the sarcophagi with its goddess Nut stretching across the space. The sarcophagus is one of the largest in the valley, even though some of the paintings have deteriorated this is one of the most decorated.
    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Merenptah, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
    In Egyptian mythology, Ptah is the demiurge of Memphis, god of craftsmen and architects. In the or simply in its falcon form of the new deity, began to be placed in tombs to accompany and protect the dead on their journey to the West of Luxor .Tomb 8, which is located in the Valley of the Kings, was the burial place of the Pharaoh Merneptah and is the model of royal tombs Merneptah was a son of Ramesses II and Queen Isis-Nofret.the tomb was discovered by Howard Carter in 1903. Of coursethere is a material decrease in the number of lateral rooms, and a dramatic increase in the height of the corridors and rooms. He did away with the jogged axis used since the time of Horemheb and instead built the entire tomb on a single axis. Also, for the first time, the entrance was made considerably wider than earlier tombs .
    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), Valley of the Kings, Luxor Egypt
    Entrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun (250.00 EGP) (optional)
    King Tutankhamun, the most famous king in the world. This young king from the New Kingdom was around 10 years old when he ascended the throne and died when he was only 19. You will get the chance to be face to face with his royal mummy in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings

    Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari), the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as Pharaoh. This queen was an ancestor of King Tutankhamun and belonged to the same dynasty.Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as Pharaoh .
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Al Bairat, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt
    the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Luxor East Bank Karank and luxor temples

    Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    Karnak you visit what is considered to be one of the world's greatest architectural masterpieces, namely the complex of Karnak Temples on 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. Karnak beats every other pharaonic monument: it is simply one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Ramesses III, Karnak, Karnak,, Luxor Egypt
    Karnak you visit what is considered to be one of the world's greatest architectural masterpieces, namely the complex of Karnak Temples on 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. Karnak beats every other pharaonic monument: it is simply one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt.
    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Obelisk of Thutmoses I, Luxor Egypt
    Obelisk of Thutmoses I
    The Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs,
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    The Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs,
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    Luxor Temple, which is dedicated to the Theben Triad of Amun-Ra, Mut and Khonsu. There you will see the granite statues of Ramses the Great. These ancient temples are a must-see for Luxor travelers.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Avenue of Sphinxes, between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor Egypt
    Avenue of Shoinxes ,Spectacular avenue stretched from Luxor to Karnak, a distance of 3 kms. Today, its only a few hundred metres long but its very impressive.this avenue used to conect the Karnak templo and the Luxor templo.A six miles avenue with sphinxes in both sides of it.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Our two day tour with Khalid Eltayeb was phenomenal. We beat the heat and the crowds thanks to Khalid and were immersed in the rich history of Luxor and Egypt

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    Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

    We just finished our private tour with Luxor Tours with Khalid Eltayeb as our tour guide. We had an excellent experience with both Khalid and the company and would definitely recommend using them for your trip to Luxor. Out of all the tour guides we...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Ragab-ElMotgalye, Manager at Luxor Travels, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2019

    Dear valued guests, Honestly, there is nothing better for us than hearing that you had an excellent experience with tour guide Khalid and that you considered him to be the most knowledgeable guide you had in Egypt. Thank you for trusting your holiday to us...More

    Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

    We had an absolutely fantastic time on this tour. Khalid was a sensational tour guide - he has a masters degree in Egyptology, and it shows. Detailed insights, fantastic stories and a well-balanced tour over two days made it the perfect experience in Luxor. Pick...More

    1  Thank tfa93
    Ragab-ElMotgalye, Manager at Luxor Travels, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

    Dear valued guests, We would like to thank you for your review and your kind compliments about our tour guide. We are very glad you felt the tour was well-balanced and the perfect experience. To have been a part of that, makes us feel very...More

    Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

    The success of the tour has a lot to do with the tour guide. In our case, Khalid Altayeb did a great job guiding us through the ancient history of Egypt. He has a wealth of information and knowledge, which he patiently shared with us....More

    1  Thank aldinavalen
    Ragab-ElMotgalye, Manager at Luxor Travels, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

    Dear valued guests, Many thanks for choosing Luxor Travels for your recent holiday. We are very happy to see guests like you coming to Luxor to enjoy the many ancient historical monuments Luxor has to offer. Your praise for our guide and your recommendation are...More

    Reviewed October 17, 2018

    My girlfriend and I are 28 years old, taking our first international trip together in Egypt. We arrived in Luxor ready for two days of exploring both the West and East Banks of this beautiful and historic city. Unfortunately, two days was not on the...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    1  Thank Matthew C
    Ragab-ElMotgalye, Manager at Luxor Travels, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

    Dear guests, We are very thankful to hear such positive comments! We truly value each and every guest we have, and we strive to accommodate to their wishes and needs as much as possible, so we are happy to know we managed to do so....More

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    Mine was private for sure, just my family and I for two days.
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    When I did it back in September, we had to pay more for the Tomb of King Tut, I can't remember how much exactly, maybe around $30? I can't remember but it wasn't super cheap. I'd recommend it though, it is small but the... More
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