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Luxor West Bank Day Tour

Description

  • Half-day tour to the highlights of the West Bank in Luxor.
  • Visiting the royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings
  • Enjoying the temple of Hatshepsut and the story of her Divine birth.
  • Stop at the colossi of Memnon
  • Entrance fees, tour guide, and transportation.

 

Inclusion

  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle

Exclusion

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Entrance to the tomb of Tutankhamun 
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Itinerary Visit Guide

At the beginning of your tour, you will cross the Nile to the West bank where you will visit the Valley of the Kings. The Pharaohs were hiding their mummies and treasures in this barren desert area. Many of these treasures were found in these beautiful colored tombs. You can visit three tombs to enjoy the colors and murals on the walls. The tombs were carved deep in the mountain rock; you have the option to visit other royal tombs such as Tut Ankh Amun (for an extra cost).

Then continue your tour on the west bank and drive to the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut. She is the first female pharaoh in ancient Egypt who ruled the kingdom for 20 prosperous years. This temple is called El Deir el Bahari as the early Christians used the Northern monastery, as it was a Coptic monastery. Unlike the other temples, this one was built of limestone and partly hewn in the mother bedrock. It has three terraces and its focal point is to tell the story of the Divine birth of the Queen.

The final stop will be at the colossi of Memnon. The Colossi of Memnon are two monumental statues representing king Amenhotep III of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. They are located west of the modern city of Luxor and face east looking toward the Nile River. The statues depict the seated king on a throne with some other carvings of his mother, his wife, the god Hapi, the Nile god, and other symbolic engravings. Both are carved from single blocks of sandstone and the name refers to the Greek hero Memnon who fell in the Trojan War. Then you will be back at the hotel.

Prices

1 Persons 2-4 Persons 5-8 Persons 9-16 Persons
299 USD 199 USD 160 USD 130 USD

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