Luxor Day Tour from Cairo by Flight

 

Discover the mysteries of the ancient Egyptian Civilization by visiting their fabulous temples and royal tombs in Luxor. Start your tour moving from your hotel in Cairo in the early morning towards Cairo Airport taking the flight to Luxor to visit Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, and finally Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

Tour Details:

 

Trip Duration: Approx 12 hours.
Trip type:  Private tour.
Trip runs:  Daily tour.
Starting from: Your hotel.
Return to: Your hotel.
Pick-up time: 4.00 to 5.00 am.

 

 

Start from
$80
  

Tour Itinerary: 

 

Lifeegypttours.com representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo in the early morning towards Cairo airport taking the flight towards Luxor, Upon arrival at Luxor, you will be met, by our representative, then your Egyptologist tour guide will start your tour crossing the Nile river to the west bank, you’ll visit the necropolis of the ancient city of Thebes.Arriving at the Valley of the Kings, burial place of the kings of Thebes (ancient Luxor), where You will visit 3 tombs of the most Famous pharaohs of Egypt’s new kingdom, Ruled for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century B.C. Continue to visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most striking monuments in Egypt. Your guide will introduce you to the history of the temple and the story of Queen Hatshepsut, the famous female ruler of Egypt who posed as a male to gain the throne. There is free time to explore at your leisure as you wander the large courtyards and admire the intricate hieroglyphic decorations.Drive to Luxor east bank there will be time for a brief photo stop at 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. Continue your tour with a visit to the temples of Karnak. Walk along the avenue of sphinx to enter the complex as your guide explains how the massive facade was constructed. 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 3,000 years. After a tour of the complex, you will have additional free time to explore at leisure. Continue to Luxor temple which was once joined to the temples of Karnak by a three-kilometer long Avenue of Sphinx, a portion of which marks the entrance to the temple. Find out how Alexander the Great wrote himself into Luxor temple’s history, and see one of the original pair of obelisk, the second of which now stands on the Place de la Concorde in Paris, France. In the evening, you will be driven to Luxor airport to fly back to Cairo where you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Cairo.

 

About the price

Price Included:

  • Pick up services from your hotel & return.
  • meet and assist upon arrival and departure at Luxor Airport. 
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Private English Egyptologist guide. 
  • Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour. . 
  • Entrance fees to Vally of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple at the West bank.
  • Entrance fees to Karnak temples and Luxor temple at the East bank.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Excludes:

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo / Luxor / Cairo.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Gratuities (Tipping).
  • Optinal services.

Optional Services:

  • Entrance to Tutankhamen Tomb at Valley of the Kings.
  • Lunch during your day trip at local restaurant.

More Information:

  • Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person.
  • Booking this tour should be made at least 24 hours prior to start date. 
  • Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking.