in the presence of timeless.wonders
pick up from your hotel in Cairo can be arranged by an airport representative as you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Luxor . in Luxor I will be holding up a signboard with your name written on it The West bank of Luxor (formerly Thebes) is where kings, queens and nobles built tombs and temples during the New Kingdom that lasted from about 1800bc - 1200BC. It represents the height of Egyptian Civilization and yet is a thousand years before foreign occupation by Persians, Romans and Greeks. Yet it's centuries after the great pyramids were built. This civilization is *old*. And we invented everything: writing, the 365-day calendar, bureaucracy, sail boats, paper, irrigation, and apparently bowling. (we are still the world leaders in bureaucracy, The tombs and temples have survived mostly because of the climate, but also because they constructed them to last forever. It's magnificent. More than once today, you will get an emotional,
pick up from your hotel to the west bank of Luxor, to visit 1-the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit
2-the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs Continue the tour to the valley of the queens. Later on you will visit the
4-Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut the only female pharaoh .
5-Medinat Habu is a cluster of buildings dominated by the massive open air Temple of Ramses III. Honestly, you would not have believed the scale if it had been in a hollywood movie.
6-the tombs of the nobles
where smallish tombs for the wealthy are completely deserted of tourists&finally you will visit
7-the valley of the workers who built the tombs & temple of the ancient Egyptians
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 7 hours
Transportation by private air-conditioned deluxe coach
Estimated Local Cash Needed
270 egyptian pounds - entrance fees( tickets of the temples)
Vehicles are new branded air-conditioned with a professional drivers, but they do not speak English and they cannot act as tour guides for the Egyptian monumental sights.
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If you want a first class experience in Egypt then Ahmed is the guide for you. He's extremely knowledgeable and professional in all aspects of your tour. He gives you loads of fascinating information that helps one piece together the vast rich history of Egypt. Ahmed completely gears the itinerary towards you and throughout the tour we felt well taken care of. Thank you Ahmed for making our first time in Cairo & Luxor a most memorable experience.