Visit Luxor on this one day trip to see the dynastic and religious capital of Middle Kingdom and New Kingdom Egypt. Luxor has much to offer the travelers, from vast temples, to ancient royal tombs, via spectacular desert and river scenery and a bustling modern life.
Valley of the Kings
Colossi of Memnon
Ideal choice for families
What You Can Expect
You will be picked up from your hotel late afternoon in an air-conditioned vehicle and taken to Giza Train Station for your night trip to Luxor.
You will arrive in Luxor at approximately 7am (subject to arrival times) where you will be met by your guide for the day.
First up you will go to the West Bank to visit the funerary complex of the Ancient Egyptians also known as the City of Dead.
You will visit the Valley of the Kings hidden in the mountains and limestone hills of Gurna, which is the ancient cemetery of Pharaohs of the new kingdom.
You will then visit the Hatshepsut Temple, a mortuary temple with a unique design as it is the only temple in Egypt built in terrace formation into the cliff face. Hatshepsut was a famous female pharaoh who wore a false beard and all the trappings of male pharaohs in order to claim the throne for herself.
You will move onto the Memnon statues. They are the only remaining statues fronting the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III and show the pharaoh sitting on his throne.
Next, you will go across the Nile to the East Bank.
After lunchbreak, visiting the Karnak Temples, the largest ancient temple complex in Egypt.
You will also see the Luxor Temple, known as Temple of the Gods before returning to the Train Station for your return to Cairo.
You will arrive in Cairo around 8:30am and be transferred back to your hotel.
Seated train Cairo – Luxor – Cairo
Entrance fees are not included in the price of any tours:
We do not charge in advance for site entrance fees to add flexibility to your program as you may choose to skip one or more sites depending upon your interests.