Visit the Valley of Kings, where you will explore famous tombs and the intricate artwork for which they are famous. Get up close to the Queen Hatchepsut Temple, Nobles and Artisans' tombs, and the Colossi of Memnon with an expert Egyptologist guide.
What to Expect
Delve deep into ancient Egyptian history, learning about funeral art and costumes on this day tour to Luxor's tombs and temples.
Start the day with a transfer to the Valley of Kings. Here, you'll visit 3 legendary royal tombs, the Queen Hatshepsut Temple, and the Nobles' tombs.
The tombs' intricate artwork reflect scenes from the daily lives of nobles. On this trip you'll feast your eyes on the tombs of two officials from Pharaohs' courts, the sarcophagi depicting their daily life and activities. The Habu Temple features intact martial arts scenes and vibrant colors. You'll also get to see Artisans' tombs, covered in intricate glyphs and images, the Colossi of Memno, and the giant statues of Amenhotep III. Best of all, these beautiful works of art and the funerary customs surrounding them will be contextualized and your understanding of them deepened by a skilled academic Egyptologist guide.
If you'd like to have lunch during the tour it can be arranged, as can attending the evening sound and light show at the Karnak Temple. You might also choose to enjoy a tranquil sail along the Nile on a Fellucca boat or hire a horse and carriage for a city tour around Luxor's most famous markets and alleys. After your day of getting to know some of the ancient world's most beautiful tombs and temples you will be dropped off at your hotel.
- 6-7 hour Luxor's west bank Tour
- Foreign Language Audio Narration
- Transportation by private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
- Service charges and taxes
What's Not Included
- Food & drinks
- Entrance fees
- Gratuities (optional)
Know Before You Go
pick up and drop off from your hotel in Luxor is included within the tour price.
Airport or station pick-up or drop-off for an extra fee.