3 days 2 nights
An opportunity not to be missed! Visit one of the world’s most ancient historical sites dating back to the New Kingdom of Egypt dating back as far as 1539 BC. The Valley of the Kings located on the West Bank of the Nile is absolutely fascinating with a vast array of tombs scattered across a large area surrounded by sandstone hills. Amongst the 62 tombs discovered are several which are available to enter.
On the Nile East Bank next to Luxor City are the two Temples of Karnak and Luxor which never ceases to amaze it visitors. The two temples were under construction by several Pharaohs during their reign and are highly significant of the history of the New Kingdom.
Additional options during this informative excursion to Luxor are time to have a relaxed wander through the bustling Souk in the heart of the City for delightful souvenirs or an early morning Balloon Ride over the Valley of the Kings to see the sunrise over the stunning Nile Delta.
You will be collected from your Hotel in Cairo from one of our Representatives and transferred to Cairo Airport for your approximate 1 hour flight to Luxor.
On arrival in Luxor, you will be greeted by a representative and taken to your Hotel to relax or take a stroll in Luxor. Evening meal at your Hotel will be provided along with breakfast during your stay.
After breakfast you will be introduced to your Tour Guide who will then escort you across the Nile to the West Bank for your morning tour of the Valley of the Kings. You will be informed of the Pharaoh’s tombs that are open for visitors to explore and have a photo opportunity to take pictures of these beautiful and original carvings and colours inside these preserved tombs.
There will be a stop for lunch at a local restaurant to enjoy the local cuisine before moving back to the East Bank with your guide to visit the stunning and huge Karnak and Luxor Temples. Your informative guide will give you the history of these magnificent temples.
You will then be returned to your hotel for dinner and time to relax.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will have the morning to indulge in a few other activities which are available such as a Balloon Ride over the Valley of the Kings, or a ride through Luxor on a local Horse and Cart ride known as a ‘Kalesh’, or a walk through the local Souk for last minute souvenirs.
In the afternoon you will be transferred back to Luxor Airport to check in for your flight back to Cairo Airport. On arrival in Cairo, you will be met and taken back to your Hotel.