3 Days – 2 Night Tours
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Day 01: Arrive Luxor – Luxor West & East Bank
Upon arrival to Luxor airport, you will be met with our English-speaking representative who will help and assist you in all formalities and transfer to your hotel. Then start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred land by exploring the wet bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, which considers as the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our Pharaohs were buried, Enter tomb of King Tut Ankh Amun. Then proceed to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. This temple is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain. At the end of the tour you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is belonging to king Amenhotep III.
Lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch you will discover the East bank of Luxor including Karnak Temples Complex, which are the largest structures ever build in the history of the mankind. The principal building is that of god Amun Ra, since it was considered the house of god on the earth, the earlier structure date back to the middle kingdom, but there are some references which refer to the earlier buildings as old as the 3rd dynasty. Later on, you will proceed to visit Temple of Luxor, which was built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty and completed by the well know king Ramses II. This temple was located in the heart of ancient Thebes and, like Karnak, was dedicated to the main/chief god Amun Re. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred to your hotel for check in, rest and refresh & overnight Luxor. (Breakfast – Lunch)
Day 2: Hot Air Balloon Over West Bank – Trip to Dendrah Temple
Hot Air Balloon Ride: Early morning, Balloon representative will pick you up from your hotel to the West Bank to enjoy air balloon riding. Transfer to marine enjoy Soft drinks before you take the motor boat to the west bank , then you will be transferred to the take off area where you are going to start your balloon ride in the sky of the biggest open-air museum( Luxor ). The balloon ride takes 45 minutes, before your land again, to catch your pick-up and return to your hotel to have your breakfast.
After that you will start your to Dendera temple. Dendera is located about 60 kilometers north of Luxor on the west bank of the Nile River opposite the provincial modern town of Qena.
Ancient Egyptian Iunet or Tantere, known to the Greeks as Tentyris, was the capital of the 6th nome of Upper Egypt and a town of some importance. Today, we know it as Dendera, though the population of the town has, since antiquity, moved to Qena across the Nile on the east bank. Now, the ancient temple lies isolated on the desert edge.
Visit Dendera temple which is dedicated to goddess Hathor- cow headed woman and known by Goddess of Love. This temple back to 125 B.C and it is quiet unique because of the fact that the roof is still intact and visitors can admire the beautiful ceiling; depicting the hours of the day and night as well as the traveling journey of the sun, the moon and the stars across the sky. One of Its ceilings is decorated with a plaster cast of the signs of the zodiac. Not only that but this temple has the only relief which represented Queen Cleopatra and her son Caesarian. After your finish your day, you will transfer back to your hotel.
Evening Sound and Light Show at Karnak temple:
Have you ever wondered what life have been thousands years ago? You will know about them through the splendid Sound and Light Show at the Karnak Temples, the greatest example of worship in history and was dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu.
It was constructed from the beginning of the Middle Kingdom to the Greco Roman Kingdom.
You will be transferred to see the Karnak Temples where you will attend the spectacular Sound and Light production. This spectacle will take about 60-minute first takes you around the temple grounds, and finally 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. Overnight in Luxor. (Breakfast – Lunch)
Day 3: Luxor West Bank II includes Valley of the Queens, Deir el-Medina & Medinet Habu
Check out from your hotel after breakfast and visit Valley of the Queens , Habu temple. And just southeast of the Valley of the Queens is Deir el-Medina, the ruins of a village that housed the craftsmen and workers who dug and decorated the tombs and other Theban monuments. It is a very important area to Egyptology, because it has revealed many of the facets of ordinary life in Egypt, and there are some wonderful tombs in its necropolis. All along the border between the fertile section of the Valley and the hills we find Temples and one palace. The southern most temple is that of Ramesses III located at Medinet Habu. The palace, one of the southernmost monuments in the Valley, is at Malkata, just south of Deir el-Medina, and belonged to Amenhotep III, but was probably also inhabited by a few of his successors. At one time, it was a huge complex. The northernmost temple is that of Seti I, which at one time also probably served as an administrative center on the West Bank. Lunch at local restaurant. Then we will transfer you to your location.
2 Nights accommodation in Luxor at 5* hotel on bed and breakfast basis.
Private Egyptologist English-speaking tour guide (s).
Meet and assist by English-speaking representatives.
Entrance fees to the above mentioned archaeological sightseeing.
Private Egyptologist English-speaking tour guide (s).
Lunch meal (s) at local restaurants during the tours.
Complementary 01 bottle of water per day per person.
All transfers by A-C vehicles with qualified driver (s).
All local taxes and services.
Any Extra not mentioned above.
All personal expenses like laundry etc.
Any optional tours may require.
Tipping to tour guide, driver, etc…