In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Luxor 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 consists of tombs embedded in the mountain Thebes. Here you visit three tombs of various dynasties. Your Egyptologist guide will be on hand to recommend which tombs are best to visit.
Then, travel to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari), the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as pharaoh. You will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt. Take a nice leisurely break to enjoy lunch.
After lunch, you will visit Karnak on the East Bank of Luxor. Karnak is a complex of temples built by different leaders and has many intricate designs. It is one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt. Next, you will head to Luxor Temple, dedicated to the Theben Triad of Amun-Ra, Mut, and Khonsu. See the granite statues of Ramses the Great. These ancient temples are a must-see for Luxor travelers.
Your Egyptologist guide will provide you with exciting stories and historical facts that will enrich your experience. You will get free time to explore the ancient monuments at your own pace and according to your specific interests. Return to your Luxor hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle, following your tour.