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Luxor Day Tour Options

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): Egypt  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 40 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 130 US Dollar (USD)

Hot air balloon:

The hot air balloon is the oldest successful human-carrying flight technology and is a subset of balloon aircraft. Trip takes 35 Minutes Traveling period might increase in good weather. Moving Place Takeoff from West Bank at a specific location for agency. Location might change as per weather condition. Moving Time from 5AM. Arriving Place Landing at the West Bank in a predetermined location specified for Agencie. Might change according to weather. Sometimes urgent landing takes place in East Bank if weather in West Bank is bad.

Sound & Light Show at Karnak:

Evening pick up from your hotel in Luxor to enjoy a nice evening with Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple. You can get a glimpse back in time to see, feel, and imagine how it was when the powerful ancient Egyptians ruled. The artists have masterfully created a spectacle show that draws you in as part of history. This spectacle would take about 75-minute first takes you around the temple grounds, and then the last act is played while you are seated along the Great Sacred Lake. The performance relates the history of Luxor as the capital of the ancient world. Transfer back to your hotel in Luxor. Tour Including Private A/C Bus and Enterance Fees.

Day Tour to Luxor Museum and Mummification Museum:

Pick you up from your hotel in Luxor, drive by air-condition modern vehicle to visit Luxor Museum which stands on the corniche, overlooking the River Nile, in the central part of the city. Luxor Museum contains the best displays of antiquities in Egypt, in the museum a nice collection from Tutankhamun's tomb, including his funerary bed, model boats and a box of canopic jars. Luxor Museum is a dramatic showpiece for ancient Egyptian cultural heritage as it also houses items from periods after the demise of pharaonic Egypt.

The royal mummies of two pharaohs (Ahmose I and Ramesses I) were also put on display in the Luxor Museum, as part of the new extension to the museum, which includes a small visitor centre. A major exhibit is a reconstruction of one of the walls of Akhenaten's temple at Karnak. These beautiful sculptures had been buried (for reasons unknown) in the floor of the courtyard where they lay forgotten for over 2000 years. Many of these statues today look as though they have just come out of a sculptor’s workshop. Although Luxor Museum collection is limited in the number of items, but they are beautifully displayed.

Proceed to visit the Mummification Museum, it is intended to provide visitors with an understanding of the ancient art of mummification. The purpose of mummification in ancient Egypt was to preserve the body of the deceased so that they could dwell in the afterlife, in the realm of the gods. The Ancient Egyptians applied embalming techniques to many species, not only to dead humans. Mummies of cats, fish and crocodiles are on display in this unique museum, where one can also get an idea of the tools used. Also in the Mummification Museum you will see a collection of well-preserved mummy-cases, mostly from the dryer climate of Upper Egypt, is displayed in the entrance to the museum along with a statue of Anubis, the jackal-headed god who leads the dead into the underworld. After finishing your tour, then drive back to your hotel in Luxor. Tour including private A/C bus, English-speaking guide and entrance fees.

Half Day Tour at East Bank (Karnak Temples and Luxor temple):

Pick up from your hotel in Luxor to enjoy an excursion in the East bank of Luxor. You'll see two of the most impressive temples in Upper Egypt Karnak and Luxor, Temples. Start your day with a visit to the KarnakTemples, the greatest example of worship in history as It was constructed from the beginning of the Old Kingdom to the Graeco Roman Kingdom and was dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. On entering the Temples of Karnak you will see each legacy left by the various pharaohs as the complex grew even larger. The deeper you go into the complex, the further back in time you will travel, with the oldest ruins dating back over 4,000 years.

Continue to Luxor Temple which was once joined to the Temples of Karnak by a two-kilometer long Avenue of Sphinx, a portion of which marks the entrance to the temple. It was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty.King Ramses II was the most famous king in the 19th Dynasty. He ruled Egypt for about 67 years. Luxor Temple has survived Nile floods, foreign invasion and thousands of years exposed to the elements. This is a private tour allowing you to determine the amount of time spent at each of the temples during the tour and you will have additional free time to explore at leisure. Finally drive back to your hotel in Luxor. Tour including private A/C bus, English-speaking guide and entrance fees.

Half Day Tour to (Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and clossie of Memnon):

Pick up from your hotel in Luxor to enjoy an excursion to discover the Wes bank of Luxor. First, visit Valley of the Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial, there are many kings buried in this valley. ( The most known tombs are King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tut-Ankh-Amon, King Ramssess VI, King Mrenptah and AmonhotepII ).

After that enjoy Temple of Queen Hatshipsut, It was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty(1490—1469 B.C). Queen Hatshepsut, was the famous female ruler of Egypt who posed as a male to gain the throne & the Temple is one of the most striking monuments in Egypt. Then you will visit the Colossi of Memnon, which mark the site of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. These two giant statues standing tall and proud on the West Bank are all that remain of the ancient complex. As this is a private tour, you can determine the amount of time you'd like to spend at each site. Drive back to your hotel in Luxor. Tour including private A/C bus, English-speaking guide and entrance fees.

Full Day East and West Bank at Luxor:

Pick up from your hotel in Luxor to enjoy an excursion to visit the East & west bank of Luxor.Enjoy an excursion to visit the Karnak Temples, the greatest example of worship in history as It was constructed from the beginning of the Old Kingdom to the Graeco Roman Kingdom and was dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. Then pay a visit to Luxor Temple. It was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty.King Ramses II was the most famous king in the 19th Dynasty. He ruled Egypt for about 67 years.

After that enjoy an excursion to discover the West bank of Luxor to visit Valley of the Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial, there are many kings buried in this valley.( The most known tombs are King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tut-Ankh-Amon, King Ramssess VI, King Mrenptah and AmonhotepII ). After that enjoy Temple of Queen Hatshipsut, It was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty(1490—1469 B.C), the only pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt . Then onto the Colossi of Memnon which mark the site of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. As this is a private tour, you can determine the amount of time you'd like to spend at each site. Drive back to your hotel in Luxor. Tour including private A/C bus, Egyptologist guide and entrance fees.

Dandara & Aby Dos:

Pick up from your hotel or Nile cruise in Luxor,then drive via A/C Bus to Dandara which is situated at the north of Luxor, it is far from Luxor 85 Km. In Dandara you will visit the beautiful temple of the goddess of beauty Hathor, Well-preserved temple,has a massive stone roof, underground passages and a magnificent rare relief of Queen Cleopatra IV and her son caesarion. The Temple of Hathor, it was known as the 'Castle of the Sistrum' or 'Pr Hathor' - House of Hathor.

Then continue to Abydos city, it is far 135 km from Luxor. There you will visit Abydos temple where the ancient Egyptian believed of god (Lord of the underworld) to be buried there. The temple was built by King Seti I, and completed by King Ramsess II, known as temple of Seti I. The paintings of the gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt.
After enjoying your tour you will back to Luxor directly to your hotel.
Tour including private A/C bus, English-speaking guide and entrance fees.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices:
- Hot air balloon: 130 USD
- Sound & Light Show at Karnak: 40 USD
- Day Tour to Luxor Museum and Mummification Museum: 55 USD
- Half Day Tour At East Bank (Karnak Temples and Luxor temple): 55 USD
- Half Day Tour to (Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and clossie of Memnon): 65 USD
- Full Day East and West Bank at Luxor: 115 USD
- Dandara & Aby Dos: 90 USD.

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