Morning time, you will be met by our local, English-speaking, representative in Sharm El Sheikh, who will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to Sharm El Sheikh Airport in order to catch your domestic fight to Luxor – Usually with one stop in Cairo. Upon arrival to Luxor International Airport, you’ll be met by our English-speaking representative, who will help and assist you in all formalities at the airport, passing the passport control and collecting your luggage.
We start our day tour with a visit to the Valley of the Kings, the richest and most fascinating ancient tombs in Egypt. This was the burial site of the kings from the New Kingdom. This includes the marvelous tomb of Tutankhamen, discovered intact by Howard Carter in 1922 as the most important archeological discovery in the 20th century. The tombs are featured with marvelous wall painting which survived until today.
The next visit will be the Temple of Deir El Bahari, which was constructed during the reign of the 18th dynasty by Queen Hatshepsut, one of the greatest rulers of Egypt. The temple is featured with its many terraces, the statues of the queen with a beard, and its magnificent location carved out of one of the great mountains of Thebes.
After the tour to the Temple of Deir El Bahari, we will proceed to visit the Colossi of Memnon, these two huge statues are the only remaining items of the great funerary temple of Amenhotep III constructed in 1350 BC and became a landmark in the city of Luxor afterwards. After the tour, we will transfer you to your hotel in Luxor.
We will then cross the Nile to the East Bank to have some a lunch break at a local tourist restaurant in Luxor. After lunch, we will continue the tour in Luxor by visiting the Karnak, the largest Pharaonic temple complex in the whole world, constructed over a period of more than one thousand years, almost all the impressive items of the Karnak we see today date back to the new kingdom specially the huge amazing columns of the hypostyle hall which are constructed by Ramses II, the greatest builder of ancient Egypt.
The last visit in the day will be to the Temple of Luxor, another starting temple which was established around the 14th century BC and the construction continued for many years afterwards by the Ramses II, queen Hatshepsut an many other Pharaohs. The temple with its variety of design outlines and architecture. This is besides the huge two statues of Ramses II which ornaments the façade of the temple.
After finishing this marvelous tour in Luxor, we will transfer you by Air-conditioned vehicle to Luxor International Airport, in order to catch your domestic flight back to Sharm El Sheikh. Arrive to Sharm El Sheikh Airport, meet our local representative there, then transfer to your hotel for overnight.