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Full Day Tour East and West Bank of Luxor

Highlights
  • Discover majestic temples, towering statues, and awe-inspiring tombs

  • Learn about ancient Egypt as you tour both East and West Banks

  • Enjoy an authentic lunch in a local restaurant

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Full Day Tour East and West Bank of Luxor
From US$ 84.00
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2 to 5 paxMost Popular
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US$ 84.00
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Overview

Follow in the footsteps of pharaohs and check off Luxor’s star attractions in just one day on this convenient door-to-door tour with Egyptologist guide. Start by exploring three tombs in the Valley of the Kings, progress to the vast Temple of Hatshepsut, then admire the Colossi of Memnon. Enjoy a restaurant lunch before you cross to the East Bank to visit the Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple.

What to Expect
Our Egyptologist tour guide will pick you up from the hotel in air-conditioned van to the west bank of Luxor visiting Valley of the kings 3 tombs where you will see the well-reserved tombs belongs to the kings of the new kingdom including the great ruler Ramses II and child king Tut Ankh Amon(optional), the mortury temple of queen Hatshepsut it's called "the holy of holles" it is one of the best architecture building, its consisted of 3 levels connected with each other by rambs and has different scens on its walls depicting the divine birth of the queen and her commercial expeditions to punt land. the temple is mainly dedicated to worship supreme god Amon-Ra and the 2 colossi of Memnon which are the 2 massive statues represnting king Amonhotep III in a sitting position then enjoy Lunch, drive back to the east side to visit the massive temples on the east bank Karnak temple which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples , chapels, pylons, and other buildings. buildings at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the middle kingdom and continued into the ptolemaic period. it's a vast open air museum and second largest ancient relogios site in the world. it's mainly a place to woreship the theban traid ( god Amon, his consort Mut, and thier son Khunso) the second temple is Luxor temple which is believed the one of the ancient Egyptian's festivals  was held inside the temple as there are different scens on the walls representing the celebration of the festivals, it's inner part was build by king Amonhotep III while the outer part was built by Ramses II after entering the temple you will find a mosque called "Abu El Hagag" was built on the ruins of a church which were built inside a temple. to the rear of the temple there are a chapels built by king Alexander the great
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile
Ask for Mohammad el basha

We only had the one day in Luxor and booked our day long tour and managed to see most everything we wanted before leaving. Mo was awesome, he's got a way with words it was like a narrative. He had some annecdotes, stories, and breadth...More

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile
Best Company Ever!

We just completed the last day of our full day tours of both the East and West Bank. Our guide was Mohamed Albasha and he was exceptional. He was extremely knowledgeable and even though it was extremely hot, Mohamed Albasha made our tour amazing. He...More

Thank Cherise B
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile
Helped us to get the most out of our visit

We're the kind of travellers who like to cram in a lot within a short period of time. Our guide helped us to do this. From the moment he picked us up at the hotel, he was keen to find out what we were interested...More

Thank MarcusWillTravel
Reviewed 28 January 2018
Amazing Day tour in Luxor (East and West Bank!)

My wife and I reached out to Ask the Egyptian based on prior reviews for the East and West Bank tour. They were very responsive via email and gave us a detailed itinerary. The night before my wife and I started doing some more research...More

Thank karankapoor16
Reviewed 7 January 2018
Excellent tour

A one day tour was booked with Magdy. They picked us up from Luxor airport and from that moment onwards we had the privilege of an excellent organized tour with Magdy as not only a very knowledgeable but also pleasant guide. He struck the right...More

Thank Hans B
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Response from MarcusWillTravel | Reviewed this property |
If you have a look on viator, there are many companies who do private tours so the duration will depend on your personal preference to be a fast or slow tourist. We did the whole trip in just over 6 hours. You may find some... More
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