Marvel at the monumental ruins of ancient Luxor on this private 2-day tour , led by an expert Egyptologist.
This might only be a short 2 day trip to Luxor, but it packs and almighty punch, and it is a superb solution for those who only have a very limited amount of time to explore the wonders of Ancient Egypt. The highlights of this tour include a trip to the ancient ruins of Karnak Temple complex; a visit to the majestic Luxor Temple, and unforgettable experience at the Valley of Kings where more than 60 royal tombs have been discovered, including the tomb of Egypt's most famous pharaoh, King Tut.
If time is scarce, and you want a short break you're not likely to ever forget, this 2 day trip to Luxor, Egypt has got all the making of a perfect tour.
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Why you'll love this trip
Tick off the historic highlights of Luxor’s fabled West Bank and lively East Bank, and visit the UNESCO-listed Valley of the Kings (Necropolis of Thebes).
Then, prepare to be impressed as you admire archeological wonders like the Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari), the Temple of Medinat Habu (Temple of Ramses III), the Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple.
2-day Best of Luxor tour
Explore Luxor’s East and West banks with a qualified Egyptologist guide Marvel at ancient wonders like the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Colossi of Memnon and Luxor Temple
Visit the UNESCO-listed Valley of the Kings and admire the tombs of the ancient Pharaohs Great-value tour includes hotel pick-up, round-trip transport and entrance fees
This private tour ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide
Valley of the Kings
Colossi of Memnon
No matter what time you arrive, your 2 day trip to Luxor will start with you being met by one of our tour managers. You will then be driven to the luxurious Sonesta St.George Hotel where you will be spending the night.
Our tour manager will help you to check in, and then he will go over the itinerary with you in order to confirm the pick up times. You’ll be offered a free “Welcome” drink, and the remainder of the day can be enjoyed as you wish.
A complimentary dinner will be served at your hotel, so do keep this in mind if you decide to head out.
After breakfast your guide, along with your driver will be there to pick you up and take you to visit the West Bank where you will see the marvelous Valley of the Kings, a remarkable site where the burial of many kings took place. You can also enter the tomb of King Tutankhamen but you will need to purchase a separate ticket at the site. Also, it is worth noting that there are times when the tomb is closed to the public.
After the Valley of Kings, you will pay a visit to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. This temple was built by the Queen herself who was the daughter of Thutmosis I, the ruler of Egypt for nearly 20 years at the time of the 18th Dynasty (1490-1469 BC). Queen Hatshepsut was the only indigenous woman to rule ancient Egypt. On your journey, you will also be taken past the Colossi of Memnon where you can the remains of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.
From here, you will go to Luxor’s East Bank; have lunch in a good local restaurant, and then it is off to visit the Karnak Temples. This is the greatest historical example of worship, and it was dedicated to the god Amon, his wife Mut, as well as their son Khonsu.
This marks the end of your 2 day trip to Luxor, and you’ll be driven to Luxor Airport for your departure unless you have other travel plans.
NB: In order to enjoy this tour, your out bound flight must be scheduled for after 18:00
1 breakfast, 1 lunch,1 dinner
- Modern air conditioned vehicles for all transfers
- Accommodation at the Sonesta St.George Hotel for 1 night (including breakfast)
- Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
- Professional assistance from our customer service department during your stay
- Complimentary hotel dinner on day of arrival
- All sightseeing tours (private)
- English speaking guide and a driver
- Entrance fees to all sites
- Meals as mentioned in the 2 Day Trip to Luxor itinerary
- Bottled water during tours
- Portage when needed
- All service charges and taxes
- International airfare
- Domestic Flight
- Entry visa to Egypt
- Entrance fees to get inside Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings
- Personal spendings
- Optional activities
- Tipping kitty
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Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)
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