On your first day you will be picked up from Luxor Airport, your Luxor hotel or port for a 6-hour guided tour. You will begin at the Valley of the Kings, the ancient Necropolis of Thebes, which is a must-see for Luxor travelers. There you visit three tombs: the Tomb of Ramses, the Tomb of Horemheb and the Tomb of Merenptah. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be with you to answer any questions you may have.
You will also see the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Temple of Ramses III.
Afterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III. After touring the sites, you will be transferred back to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle.
Today's tour will be about 5-hours long. Your first stop will be Karnak Temples in the East Bank of Luxor. There you can admire the Hypostyle Hall, Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake.
After Karnak, you will be brought to the Luxor Museum, which houses items found in Tutankhamun's tomb.
The next stop will be at Luxor Temple, which is dedicated to the Theben Triad of Amun-Ra, Mut, and Khonsu. There you will see statues of Ramses the Great and the Avenue of Sphinxes. After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel.
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel for a full guided trip of about 9 hours. First you will be transported to Abydos, where the ancient Egyptians believed Osiris, the god of the underworld, was to be buried. The paintings of the gods and pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt.
Afterwards, you will go to Dendera to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. Hathor Temple, with its sacred lake and famous astrological roof, is a delicately beautiful structure. Hathor is the patroness of the Ahathoor Temple. At every site you will get information from your Egyptologist tour guide and you will get free time to explore the ancient monuments by yourself.
After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle. This tour includes a qualified Egyptologist tour guide, transport by air-conditioned vehicle, all entrance fees for the mentioned sites, hotel pick up and drop off, and excludes any extra not mentioned and tipping for guide and driver.